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Page 3-- About All West Alabama gemoo t: eporter i"nursday, October :;" 2014 Marjorie Ann Brown-Jones Funeral services were held on October 25 Virginia Ann Alday Walker Memorial service will be held November 8 Virginia Ann (Jenny) Alday Walker 73 years old of Gallion, Alabama left this world to be with Jesus on Saturday October 25, 2014. She lost her four month battle against illness and passed away peacefully in her home surrounded by her family. A memorial service will be held in honor of her life, on Saturday, November 8, 2014 at Kirk Funeral Home in Demopolis, AL. Visitation will be held at 10:00 to be fol- lowed by the service at 11:00. All family and friends will be received at the family's home in Gallion immediately fol- lowing the service. She is survived by her hus- band of 44 years L.A. Walker (Gallion), and her children; Robbie McLauchlin (Bey) of Lakeland, FL, Tammy Gano (Shannon) of Lakeland, FL, Patty Tillas of Newport News, VA, Wendy Barton (Ernie) of Chicago, IL, Rebel ~Wilson (Donnie) of Lakeland, FL, Randy McLauchlin (Marcelle) of Palatka, FL, Lee Walker, Jr of Auburndale, FL, Randy Walker of Aubumdale, FL, Gina Bardin (Lowell) of Lakeland, FL, Angela Hinson (Mike) of Demopolis, and Mark Walker (Rebecca) of Demopolis, seventeen grand- children, 16 great grandchil- dren, Sylvia Jordan, sister, of Hoschton, GA, Louie Alday (Mary), brother, of Crawfordville, FL, Janie Paul (Wayne), sister, of Dover, FL, Kenny Fleming, brother, of Dothan, and many beloved aunts, cousins, nieces and nephews, and friends. She was born June 15, 1941 in Donalsonville Georgia to William Frank Alday (deceased) and Georgia Alday Hart (deceased). She spent her life as a homemaker and mother of 12. She was preceded in death by her son Paul McLauchlin of Lakeland, FL. In lieu of flowers the fami- ly requests donations be made in our mother's name to the Hospice Angels Foundation at Hospice Advantage, 1307 Highway 80 West, Demopolis, AL, 36732. We would like to say a most heartfelt thank you to the many nurses and medical professionals who gave such wonderful and compassionate care to our mother at Bryan W Whitfield Memorial Hospital of Demopolis, DCH and Noland Hospitals of Tuscaloosa, Hale County Hospital of Greensboro, and to the Angels of Mercy at Hospice Advantage of Demopolis. We could not have done it without the com- passionate care of each of you! Samuel Lee Robinson Funeral services were held on October 25 Samuel Lee Robinson "Bill Bo" passed away on October 19, 2014. Funeral services were held on Saturday, October 25, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. at Union Baptist Church in Vineland. Rev. Maurice Mickles, pastor, officiated. Sister Glenda Randolph was Mistress of Ceremony. Pallbearers were nephews and friends. Flower bearers were nieces and friends. Interment was at Union Baptist Church Cemetery in Vineland. Arrangements entrusted to Abernathy's Funeral Home. He leaves to cherish his :memories a loving daughter Mattie Smith of Vineland; two granddaughters, Tanika (Juan) Jones and LaQuarnda Carson, both of Pensacola, Florida; one great grand- daughter, JaTavia Jones of Pensacola, Florida, four stepchildren: James (April) Autery, Roy Lee (Ethel) Autery, David (Arlene) Autery and Curtis Autery, all of Magnolia; three sisters: Marjorie Ann Brown- Jones, 65, transitioned from this life on Monday, October 6, 2014 at Cedar Sinai Hospital in Beverly Hills, California. Funeral services were held at Lewis Chapel AME Zion Church in Linden. Reverend Richard Lankster was the officiating minister. Pallbearers were family and friends. Internment was at First Baptist Church Cemetery in Linden. Marjorie will be sorely missed. She leaves to forever cherish her memory: daugh- ters Adriana and Aundria Jones of Long Beach, CA; Sister Rosia Brown of Linden; Aunt Lola Jones of St. Louis, MO; nieces, nephews, other relatives and a host of friends. She was born August 22, 1949 in Linden and was one of three blessings to William Brown and Gertie Poellnitz- Brown. She was affectionate- ly known as "Doll" by her family and close friends. Marjorie was baptized and accepted Christ at an early age. She attended and was a member of the choir at Lewis Chapel AME Church in Linden and a faithful member of Crusade Christian Faith Center of Los Angeles, California. Marjorie grew up in Linden where she graduated from George P. Austin in 1967. After high school she began a long but fulfilling journey of educating herself and others. Marjorie attended and graduated Alabama and Selma State Universities where she received a B.A. in Education. While pursuing her goals as an educator Marjorie moved to Compton Califomia where she met and married the love of her life and soul mate, the late Wallace H. Jones. There were happily married for 24 years. As a loving wife and moth- er, Marjorie continued pursu- ing her career in teaching at Lynwood High School, where she taught special education. Later, Marjorie transitioned to teaching preschool at Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science. While working she continued her education and received a dou- ble B.A. degree in education from Union Institute in Compton, California. Marjorie was preceded in death by her husband Wallace Jones and parents William and Gertie Poellnitz-Brown, and her sister Rosalind Harris. Eulene Bradford Dixon Funeral services were held on October 23 Eulene Bradford Dixon went to be with the Lord Monday night, October 20, 2014. She was born in Scyrene, on June 4, 1928. She was a member of Liberty Baptist Church and communi- ty for 43 years. She was a lov- ing wife, mother, grandmoth- er, great grandmother, sister, aunt, and friend. Funeral services were held at Liberty Baptist Church on Thursday, October 23, 2014 at l l:00am with Rev. Larry Darden and Rev. Bill Faircloth officiating. Burial was in Liberty Baptist Church Cemetery in Thomasville. She is survived by her hus- band, Tommy Clifford Dixon of Thomasville; son, Tom Roger (Mary) Dixon of Tuscaloosa; daughter, Patricia Dixon of Jackson; four grand- children, Tom Roger (Sandy) Dixon II of Tuscaloosa; Roman Paul (Ashley) Dixon of McCalla; Rhonda Moon (Jeff') Forbes of San Antonio, TX; Jonathan (Abby) Moon of Columbus, MS; and fifteen great grandchildren. She had many nieces and nephews. Special mention to Mary Sue Moore, Carilyn Andrews, Faye Slade, and a special friend, Pam Wade. Eulene was preceded in death by her father, Watt Bradford, mother, Minnie Jade Duke Bradford, six brothers and two sisters. Also preceding her in death was her daughter, Linder Dixon Moon and grandchild, Anthony Scott Dixon. Active Pallbearers were: Paul Bradford, Calvin Bradford, Chad Bradford, Larry Larrimore, George Bradford, and Joey Bronzi. Condolences may be offered at www.obryantchapelfh.com. Arrangements by O'Bryant Chapel Funeral Home in Thomasville, AL. Mary Hayes, Annie B. Avery Carl Digmon Watkins, both of Thomasville Funeral services were held on October 28 and Myrtis Kennedy of Magnolia. A special friend Carolyn Bonner of Thomasville and two stepchil- dren, Andrew Bonner and Titania Bonner, a host of nieces, nephews and cousins; four close friends: John Lee Jenkins, Roosevelt Jenkins, Henry Tolbert and Myra Davis. Avery Carl Digmon, 82 of Sweet Water, passed away Saturday, October 25, 2014 at the University of South Alabama Medical Center in Mobile. He was a retired mill- wright for James River Corporation in Pennington. He was also a U.S. Army Mr. Samuel (Bill Bo) Robinson was born to the late Mr. General and Nora Robinson in Marengo County. He confessed Christ at an early age and joined Union Baptist Church in Vineland. Carson Amari Lewis Graveside services were held October 25 Korean Veteran. Funeral services were held Tuesday, October 28, 2014 at 11 A.M. at the Nanafalia Baptist Church with Chaplain Clay Davis, Rev. Robert Baker, and Rev. Craig Gavin officiating. Burial will follow in the Nanafalia Cemetery. Survivors include his wife of 58 years Helen Digmon of Sweet Water; sons Terry Digmon of Sweet Water; Bobby Digmon (Teresa) of Linden; daughters Denise Graveside services were his Mommy's arms. He was held for Baby Carson Amari surrounded by lots of family Lewis on Saturday, October and friends where he experi- Hutto (Tim) of O'Fallon, IL; 25, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. at Saint enced lot of kisses and I love Sandra Davis (Clay) of Ft. Peter Baptist Church yous. Lewis, WA; and Vicki Driver Cemetery in Linden. Carson is survived by his (Derek) of Sweet Water; 9 Reverend Byron Hannah offi- twin brother, Caiden; his grandchildren and 1 great ciated. Arrangements were mommy, LaSh0nda Lewis; grandchild. ..... under the direction of grandmother, Cynthia Lewis He was preceded in death i Abernathy's Funeral Home. Williams (Kenneth Williams) by his parents Avery Sam Baby Carson Amari Lewis and a host of Aunts, Uncles Digmon and Ella Pearl Beard was born on October 14, 2014 and Cousins. Digmon; brother William and passed away on October Carson was preceded by Jones Digmon and sister Ruth his maternal grandparents, Ruby Lee Lewis, Frank C. Lewis; and uncle Michael Lewis. 15, 2014 at Druid City Hospital in Tuscaloosa. Carson's family was blessed with one day with him before he passed away peacefully in Raines. Pallbearers are Beau Digmon, Rann Driver, Justin Hutto, J.C. Davis, Ty Glass, Dean Hutto, Aaron Hutto, and Alvin Lewis. Honorary pall- bearers are the Senior Adult Men's Sunday School Class at Sweet Water Baptist Church, David Lee Landrum, and Ernest Ross. In lieu of flowers, the fam- ily request memorials be made to the Samaritan's Purse, the Gideons, the Alabama Baptist Children's Home, or the charity of your choice. Visit bumpersfuneral- home.com to sign the online register and post condolences to the family. Bumpers Funeral Home of Butler will be in charge of arrangements. O'Bryant Chapel FUNERAL HOME 295-9300 Linden Thomasville 636-4456 Our Family...Serv.ing Your Family Inez Agee Evans Funeral services were held on October 27 Inez Agee Evans, passed away at 4:40 p.m. on October 21, 2014. Funeral services were held on Monday, October 27, 2014 at 1:00 P.M. at Pleasant Hill A.M.E. Church. Rev. Arthur Lee Allen was Eulogist. Rev. John Dees officiated. Interment was at Pleasant Hill A.M.E. Church in Magnolia. Abernathy's Funeral Home was in charge. Inez Agee Evans was born December 18, 1920, the daughter of the late Dan and Leona Curry Agee of Magnolia. She accepted sanctification and became a member of Mt. Pilgrim Primitive Baptist Church. She later married the late Noah Evans and transitioned to Paradise Missionary Baptist Church. She leaves to cherish her beauffful memories four chil- dren: Inez Evans Craig, Dayton, Fannie Evans, Jacksonville, Arkansas; Noah (Bertha) Evans, Fort Walton Beach, Florida, and Angela (Terry) Brown, Jacksonville, Arkansas; and one grandson she considered as her own, Eddie (Tina) Glover, Grand Rapids, Michigan. Four grandchildren: Alexanderand Michael Evans, Fort Walton Beach, Florida: Taurean Brown, Claremont, California, and Amanda Brown, Jacksonville, Arkansas; three great-grand- children: Aliyah Glover, Pine Bluff, Arkansas; Zayvious Gonzales, Winslow, Arizona; and Nicholas Glover, Grand Rapid, Michigan; and a host of other relatives and friends. She had 16 siblings that preceded her in death: Willie Bell (John) Anderson, Leona (Newell) Carter, Marie (Willie) Anderson, Flora (Frank) Howard, Dan (Lena) Agee, Luellen Agee, William (Cody) Agee, Irene (Sylvester) Norton, Ruby (Booker) Davis, Fannie (Robert) King, Warren Agee, Jody (Carleaner), Judge (Ira Gray) Agee, Grant Agee, Carrie (George) Harris McBride, and Sarah Agee. Active pallbearers were Robert Henton, Chester Jones, James Carr, James Robertson, Graylin Williams, and Joseph Carr. Honorary pallbearers were Noah Evans, Jr., Terry Brown, Michael Evans, Eddie Glover II, Alexander Evans, and Taurean Brown. Flower bearers were Eastern Star Sisters. Joan Rentz Funeral services were held on October 28 Joan Rentz, was a loving wife and mother of five chil- dren. Mrs. Rentz was a PTA President at Westlawn, Mobile County Council PTA President, taught two year olds at Dauphin Way, President of a Church Circle, and Chairman of White Christmas for several years. She was a stay at home mom who was dedicated to taking care of her family. Funeral services for were held at Dauphin Way United Methodist Church on Tuesday, October 28, 2014 at 11 AM. Visitation will start at 10 AM. Burial will be in Mobile Memorial Gardens. She is survived by her hus- band of 64 years, Irvin G. Rentz, Sr.; five children, Debbie Rentz Jackson(Paul), of Anniston, Jennie Rentz Stallworth (Buddy) of Daphne, Irvin G. Rentz, Jr. (Julie) of Mobile, Leslie Rentz of Mobile, and Cindy Rentz Rayburn (Bryan) of Mobile; seven grandsons, Eric Jackson (Heather), of Remlap, Matthew Jackson (April) of Jackson, MS, Travis Stallworth(Briana) of Hartsville, SC, Edward Stallworth of Daphne, Gray Rentz, of Bryan, TX, Dalton Rent'. 'of Aubiirn'~' and Christopher Rayburn of Mobile; five great grandchil- dren, Erica, Lucas, and Savannah Jackson of Remlap, and Ben and Sarah Kate Stallworth of Hartsville, SC; one brother-in-law, Billy Rentz of Sweetwater, and other relatives. Memorials may be made to Dauphin Way United Methodist Church or your favorite charity. Condolences may be offered at www.mobilememorialfuner- als.com. Arrangements by Mobile Memorial Gardens Funeral Home, Mobile, AL. Jared Michael Daniels Funeral services were held on October 24 Jared Michael Daniels age Brandon Roberts of Dixons 29 of Fulton, AL, diedMills, step daughter, Shelby October 20, 2014 at Grove Mendenhall of Fulton; step Hill Memorial Hospital. He grandchild, Raven Roberts of was born April 19, 1985 in Dixons Mills, Grove Hill. He was a shipping Active Pallbearers were: clerk for AM/NS and was a Dwight Johnson, Stephen member of First Baptist Ward, Adam Dean, Ben Church of Fulton. Larrimore, Josh Turner, and Funeral services were held Micah Autrey. at First Baptist Church on Honorary Pallbearers were: Friday, October 24, 2014 at Jon Lear, Rob Beck, Rob 3:00 pm with Rev. MikeDickinson, Rich Jones, Bo Bedsole and Rev. Keith Jones Pugh, Ward Bedsole, Scott officiating. Burial was in the Smyly, Debbie Jones and the Henley Cemetery in Fulton. employees of AM/NS ST 1 He is survived by his wife, Coil Yard D Shift. Lisa Daniels of Fulton; father Condolencesmay be and mother Joe Michaeloffered at Daniels and Donna Hicks www.obryantchapelfh.com Daniels of Fulton; sister, Arrangements by O'Bryant Stephanie Daniels (Jason) Chapel Funeral Home in Noble of Fulton; stepson, Thomasville, A1. Larkin and Scott Funeral Directors 510 East Jefferson Street l)emopolis, Alab2ma 36732. 334-289 3236 Your loved one deserves the Very best in the Funeral Profession DeAnte' Rashad Maye Funeral services were held on October 25 DeAnte' Rashad May, 23 departed this life on October 18, 2014. Funeral services were held Saturday, October 25, 2014 at Ward Chapel A.M.E. Zion Church with Re'. Charles Phillips officiating. Internment followed in the church cemetery. He leaves to cherish his memories, a loving mother, Marilyn Maye, Ward; one aunt, Sheron McNeely, Ward; two uncles, Darrel (Elizabeth) McNeely, Cheboygan, MI, Kenneth Maye, Nashville, TN; three sisters, Dominique (Brad) Mitchell, Yokota, Japan, DeAnna McNeely, Phoenix, AZ, Jaleesa McNeely, Anniston; one nephew and niece, Trent and Neemah Mitchell, Yokota, Japan; three great aunts, Irene (George) James, Ward, Ida Chaney, Orlando, FL, Rosie (Walter) Williams, Lorain, OH; four great uncles, Leroy (Faye) Chaney,. Ward, Thomas (Shirley) Chancy, Elyria, OH, David (Lizette) Chancy, Ward, Joe Tom Maye, Bessemer; a special l friend, Jessica Ward, York, : AL; and a host of other rela- tives and friends. Maye, affectionately known as "Doogie", was born August 20, 1991 in Thomasville, to Marilyn i Maye. He graduated from Choctaw County High School i in 2010. After graduation he joined the United States Army. He later became a deckhand for American Cruise Lines. He was preceded in death by his great- great grandpar- ents, Booker and Fannie Chaney, Sallie Ann and Joe Maye; grandmother, Annie Pearl McNeely; and grandfa- ther, Luther Maye. Celebration of Life servic- es rendered by Weatherly- Studdard Memorial Funeral Home of Butler. To post con- dolences to the family, please log onto our website at www. Weatherly- Studdard.com. Houston Ardene Fowler Funeral services were held on October 25 Houston Ardene Fowler, 64, of Demopolis, passed away Wednesday, October 22 at Bryan W. Whitfield Memorial Hospital. Fowler was born Sept. 4, 1950, in Lawrenceburg, Tenn., to the late Frankie O'Neal Fowler and Pearl Kiddy. Funeral Services were held Saturday, October 25 at Kirk Funeral Homes Demopolis Chapel at noon with Terry Calloway officiating. Burial followed at Aimwell Baptist' Church. Visitation was held from 11 a.m. to noon at the funeral home. He is survived by his wife, Rebecca Luker Fowler; daughters, Brenda (Robbie) Byrd of Clanton, Amy (Tim) Porter of Verbena, and Debra (Robert) Derby of Gallion; sons, Steve (Ginger) Fowler of Verbena and Jonathan Knight of Gallion; sister Linda (James) Milam of Demopolis; brother, Eddison Fowler of Belo Horizonte, Brazil; 10 grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.- He was preceded in death by his parents, Frankie O'Neal Fowler and Pearl Kiddy; and sister, Elizabeth Fowler. Active Pallbearers were Jonathan Knight, John Milam, Robert Derby, Tim Porter, Cole McClure, and Thomas Milam. Honorary pallbearers were David Fowler, Dr. Chu and his clinic, and Southern Care Hospice staff. In lieu of flowers, memori- als may be made to the American Heart Association or the American Diabetes Association. Sylvester Thompson , Former Uniontown resident passed away With deepest and heartfelt sympathy the Abernathy's Funeral Home would like to announce the passing of Ms Sylvester Thompson of Uniontown. Ms. Thompson entered into eternal rest on Thursday morning October 23, 2014 in the Woodhaven Manor Nursing Home of Demopolis at present arrange- ments for Ms. Thompson they are incomplete at this time but will be announce later by your Abernathy's Funeral Home. "Sissy" A 2.5 year old, female shepherd mix, up to date on shots, heartworm negative, 45 lbs. Sissy loves to run and play! Would love a home in the country with a fenced in yard! To Rescue this pet Call 334-341-7114. ,., : ......... [llll 409S. Cedar Ave. Mon.- Fri. ~!1] Demopolis, AI - 6:15 a.m. - 5:30 p.m Owners Sat. Tommy & Ellen Cristwell 7:00 a.m - 1:00 p,m