James Roy Whitman, 99 of Ozark, died Saturday August 2, 2003 in the Ozark Nursing Facility.
Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Tuesday at Pleasant Grove Baptist Church with the Revs. Roy Cordel, Wallace Russell and Bill Hart officiating. Burial will be in Pleasant Grove Baptist Cemetery with Fuqua-Bankston Funeral Home of Ozark directing. Visitation will be held from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. tonight at the funeral home chapel. The family will receive friends at this time. Flowers will be accepted or memorial contributions may be made to Wiregrass Hospice, 1970 East
Andrews Avenue, Ozark, Ala. 36360.
Mr. Whitman was a retired farmer and carpenter. He was a native and lifelong resident of Dale County, Ala. and member of Pleasant Grove Baptist Church.
He was preceded in death by his wife Eula Belle Senn Whitman; two sisters, Mary Hughes and Gladys Peters.
Survivors include three sons, Ray Howard Whitman and wife Faye of Ozark; Freddie M. Whitman and wife Linda of Panama City, Fla.; and Frankie Whitman and wife Jennifer, of Ozark; two daughters, Mildred Earline Whitman, of Ozark; Elizabeth Nell Cornelius and husband Charles, of Little Rock, Ark.; 12 grandchildren, 29 great-grandchildren and several great-great-grandchildren also survive.
Effie Galloway Hughes, 89 of the Echo community in Dale County, died Saturday afternoon, Aug. 2, 2003, at Oakview Manor Health Care Center in Ozark.
Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Monday, Aug. 4, at Brown's United Methodist Church with the Rev. Marquis M. Wingard officiating. Burial will follow at the church cemetery. The body will be placed in the church one hour prior to the services. The family will receive friends from 4 to 6 p.m. Sunday at Holman-Headland Mortuary in Headland. Flowers will be accepted or memorial contributions may be made to Brown's United Methodist Church, c/o Erma Lois Sheffield, 533 E. Eufaula St.,
Ozark, Ala. 36360.
Mrs. Hughes was born and reared in the Brown's Methodist Church community in Dale County daughter of the late John Albert Galloway and Elizabeth Brown Galloway. She lived most of her lifetime in Echo but had lived in Troy with her daughter and son-in-law for the past five years. She was a member of the Brown's United Methodist Church and also the Brown's Community Cottage Prayer Group. Mrs. Hughes was formerly employed by Wex-Tex Manufacturing Company in Headland for 21 years.
Mrs. Hughes was preceded in death by her husband, John Mixon Hughes; a son, Charles David Hughes; two sisters, Ruby Galloway and Mary Ella Adkins; and also a brother, Fred Galloway.
Surviving relatives include her daughter, Linda Hughes Grice and her husband, Robert Grice, of Troy; four grandsons, Charles Hughes and his wife Carol Hughes, of Echo, Rob Grice of Enterprise, Steve Grice and his wife, Angie Grice, of Troy, Phillip Grice of Birmingham; five great-grandchildren, Stacey Phillips and her husband Andy Phillips, John Stephen Grice Jr. Adam Grice, Jordan Grice and Eli Grice; a great-great-granddaughter, Katelyn Phillips; a sister Erma Lois Sheffield and her husband, A1 Sheffield; of Ozark; two brothers, Ray Galloway and his wife, Lois Galloway, of Skipperville John Albert Galloway Jr. and his wife, Betty Galloway, of Skipperville; a sister-in-law, Mattie Galloway of Skipperville; a brother-in-law, J.W. Adkins of Ozark; several nieces and nephews.
Mrs. Lillian Shirley Staples Rogers, 66 of Dale County, died Thursday; July 31, 2003, at Extendicare in Dothan after an extended illness.
Funeral services will be 3 p.m. Saturday Aug. 2, at Pleasant Grove Baptist Church with the Rev. Isom Hill and the Rev. Randall Johnson officiating. Burial will follow at the church cemetery. Mrs. Rogers will lie in-state at the church one hour prior to service time. Flowers will be accepted or memorial contributions may be made to Wiregrass Hospice.
Mrs. Rogers was born May 13 1937, in Dale County, Ala., and lived most of her life in Dale County. She was employed for many years as a cook at Oakview Manor Nursing Home. Mrs. Rogers was a member of Faith Assembly of God Church in Ozark. She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Alfred and Lillie Bowman; and three brothers, Horace Bowman, Robert Bowman, and Earl Bowman.
Survivors include husband, Earl Q. Rogers Jr. of Ozark; three daughters and sons-in-law, Yulonda K. and Wesley Hagler, Kimberly and Lee Tharpe, and Rhonda and Scotty Childers, all of Ozark; two sons, Arthur A. Staples of Michigan, and Darryl Glen Staples of Ozark; four sisters and brothers-in-law, Doris and Howard Behre of Bernardsville, N.J., Hazel and Red Stewart of Leesville, S.C., Joyce and Ronnie Howell of Ozark, and Sherry and Joe Decesare of Wisconsin; one
brother, Jimmy Bowman of Ozark; and 16 grandchildren.
Billy Jim Roney, 82 of Ozark, died Wednesday night, July 30, 2003, at Dale Medical Center.
Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Saturday; Aug. 2, at Byrd Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Gillis Crenshaw Jr. officiating. Burial will follow at Memory Hill Cemetery. The Family will be at the home of his son, Randy Roney 1006 Mendheim Drive, Dothan.
Mr. Roney was born Feb. 28, 1921, in Houston County Ala., to Lemuel and Mamie Keel Roney and resided the early years of his life in Ashford. He was a veteran of World War II having served in the U.S. Army. Mr. Roney was employed with Dothan Hosiery Mill for 10 years and later was employed with Southern United Life Insurance Company as a district manager prior to his retirement in 1979. He was a member of Southside Baptist Church.
Survivors include his son, Randy Roney of Dothan; a daughter, Cynthia Skipper of Dothan; three grandchildren, Rita Roney, Jason Skipper and Kim Attalla; two great-grandchildren; a sister; Dorothy Kay of Ashford and one nephew.
James Bernard Williams, 90 of Ozark, died Monday night, July 28, 2003, at Oakview Manor in Ozark.
Byrd Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Williams was born Jan. 16, 1913, in Edison, Ga., and lived the early years of his life there . He was employed with Georgia Highway Department for several years prior to his retirement in 1978. Mr. Williams resided in Ozark for the past two years. He was a member of Edison Methodist Church.
He was predeceased by his wife, Mary Wiggins Williams. Survivors include a son, James Edwin Williams and his wife, Judy, of Ozark; two grandchildren Johnathan Williams and Stephen Francis Williams, both of Ozark; a sister, Voncile Petrofsky of San Diego, Calif.; three nephews.
Mrs. Lithel T. Goolsby, 73 of County Road 108, Ozark, went home to be with her Lord Jesus Friday morning, July 25, 2003, at her residence after a long illness.
Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Monday, July 2ti, at Pleasant Grove Baptist Church with the Rev. W.L. Sheffield and the Rev. Randall Johnson officiating. Her body will be placed in the church one hour prior to service time. Burial will be at Pleasant Grove Baptist Cemetery. Visitation will be 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday at Fuqua-Bankston Funeral Home. Mrs. Goolsby was a member of Pleasant Grove Baptist Church.
She was preceded in death by her husband, John Goolsby Sr.; father and mother; John and Pearlie Thomas.
She is survived by two daughters, Sylvia Byrd, Elaine Moseley and husband, Carl, all of Ozark; one son, John Goolsby Jr. and wife, Janetta, of Ozark; 11 grandchildren, Jeannie Johnson, Tabith Williams, Ellen Turvin, Matthew Goolsby, Mark Davis, John Davis, Timothy Byrd, David Moseley, Brad Moseley and Jason Moseley, all of Ozark, Doug Davis of Vian, Okla.; 14 great-grandchildren and other relatives.
Mrs. Gladys Mills, 85 of Ozark, died Thursday July 24, 2003, at Oakview Manor Nursing Facility.
Funeral services will be 2:30 p.m. Saturday, July 26 at Holman Funeral Home Chapel in Ozark with the Rev. W.L. Sheffield officiating. Interment will follow at Old Tabernacle Cemetery. Visitation will be 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at Holinan Funeral Home.
Mrs. Mills was a native of Coffee County, having lived in Ozark during her adult life. She was a member of the Southside Baptist Church and worked with Ozark Headstart Program, Foster Grandparent program and worked at Vivian B. Adams School, and many years with the Dairy Delight Drive-In.
She was preceded in death by her husband, J.R. "Tiru" Mills; and her daughter, Linda C. Johns.
Survivors include two daughters and sons-in-law, Janice and Tommy Blakey and Jean and John Robson of Ozark; two sons and one daughter-in-law, Shane Mills of Ozark, and Sonny and Christine Mills of Birmingham; three sisters, Clara Cardwell, Lilla Cotter of New Brockton, and Mattie Nance of Ozark; two brothers, Albert Edgar of New Brockton, and Jerry Edgar of Ozark; eight grandchildren and several great-grandchildren.
Mr. Charles Edward Hinderliter Jr., 29 of Atlanta Ga., formerly of Ozark, died Wednesday, July 23, 2003, in Birmingham.
Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Saturday July 26, at Newton United Methodist Church with the Rev. David Willis officiating. Interment will follow at Newton City Cemetery Visitation will be 3 p.m. Friday at Holman Funeral Home until one hour prior to service time Saturday at the church. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Flowers will be accepted or memorial contributions may be made to Newton United Methodist Church, King Street, Newton; Ala. 36322.
Mr. Hinderliter was a native of Ozark and a 1992 graduate of Carroll High School where he was a member of The National Honor Society. He attended Auburn University and was employed with JHM Enterprises, Hampton Inn in Atlanta.
He was preceded in death by his step-grandfather LTC. (Ret.) Raymond "Red" Johnson.
Survivors include his mother and step-father, Linda and CSMG. (Ret.) Fred Finch of Ozark; maternal grandmother Patsy Johnson of Ozark; maternal grandfather Louis A. Mullins of Enterprise; aunts and uncles, Susan and Ronnie McSween of Newton, Allen and ' Darlene Mullins of Dothan; nieces and nephews, Amber, Brooke and Ryan Mullins of Dothan; special friends, Susanna "Mamma Block" Blocker of Newton, Chris Rogers of Atlanta, Ga.
In loving Memory of Charles Edward "Ed" Hinderliter Jr.
Ed was loved by a host of friends and family. He is fondly remembered by classmate, Carol Chancey, who he was an acolyte with at Westview Heights United Methodist Church for a long time. Ed is mourned by his father Charles Edward HinderLiter Sr. of Ozark; paternal grandfather and grandmother John A. and Clyde Hinderliter of Ozark; Uncle Jimmy and Michelle Hinderliter of Pinedale, Wyo.; Uncle Ricky and Emily Hinderliter of Dothan; a special aunt, Wanda Smith of Pensacola, Ha.; cousins, Sherri Davis of Worland, Wyo., Kelli Coss of Pep, N.M., Kevin Hinderliter of Pinedale, Wyo ., Steven Hinderliter of Dothan, Melissa Edenburn of San Marcus, Texas Lala Illoway of Pinedale, Wyo.; great-aunt, Irene Hinderliter of Cabot, Pa.; great-aunt, Ida Ruth Long of Athens; a special friend, Betty Smith of Cabot, Pa.; a special friend, Jean Andrews of Jacksonville, Fla.
Rest in peace and know that the family loved you.
Mr. William (Bill) Wallace Craddock, 81 of Newton, died Wednesday, July 23, 2003, at his home after a short illness.
Graveside services will be 10 a.m. Saturday, July 27, at Gardens of Memory Cemetery with the Rev John W Hicks officiating. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at Sorrells Funeral Home of Slocomb. At other times, the family will be at 187 Miller Drive, Newton.
Mr. Craddock was born Aug. 22, 1921, to the late Tom and Margaret Daisy (Gorange) Craddock. He was a native of Hebron, Ky., having lived in Newton for a number of years.
Survivors include his wife: Mrs. Mary J. Craddock of Newton; three daughters, Pam Warren and Candy Jones of Orlando, Fla., Diane Seay of Newton; 10 sons, Mike Craddock of Birmingham, Ricky Craddock of Edmond, Okla., Jeff Craddock of Orlando, Fla., Mark Craddock of Bon Aire, Ga., Johnny Dean of Taylor David Dean, Junior Dean, Bruce Dean, all of Dethan, James Dean of Napier Field, Danny Dean of Midland City; one sister, Irene Scuddard of Fulmouth, Ky; numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews.
Mr. Joe Marion Stone, 78 of Ozark died Tuesday, July 22, 2003, at Dale Medical Center in Ozark after an extended illness.
Graveside services will be 3 p.m. Thursday at Woodlawn Memory Gardens in Ozark with the Rev Thomas O'Neal Brown officiating. Family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Fuqua-Bankston Funeral Home.
Mr. Stone retired from the City of Montgomery as supervisor of streets having served for 30 years. He was a native and life long resident of Dale County Ala.
He is survived by his wife of 20 years, Kate L. Stone of Ozark; one son, Jeffrey Allen Stone of Montgomery; five sisters and brothers-in-law, Janice and Billy Ray Dillard, Evelyn Willis, Mary Ann and Ewell Jay Sarah Stone, all of Ozark, Nelda and William Stahl of Dothan; three brothers, James L. Stone and wife, Peggy, of Virginia, Buddy Stone of Newton, Harold Stone of Ozark; sister-in-law Shirley M. Knighten of Montgomery; niece, Linda Kelley of Montgomery; aunt, Bennie Ruth Zieglar of Ariton.
Hilda (McLean) Parrott, 81 of Ozark, died Tuesday, July 22, 2003, at Hartford Health Care, Hartford.
Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Thursday July 24, at Searcy Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Herbert Whatley and the Rev. Forrest Weekly officiating. Burial will follow at Enterprise City Cemetery Visitation will be 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
Mrs. Parrott was preceded in death by her husband, Frank Parrott; her parents, Charlie and Mattie McLean; a sister, Vilma Crumpler; and a brother, Clinton McLean.
Surviving are three sons and daughters-in-law, Freddy and Carol Snell of Slocomb, Terry and Mary Snell of Atlanta, Ga., Lee and Chris Lunsford of Palmetto, Fla.; three sisters, Mildred Thompson of Ozark, Myra . Cody of Arlington, Texas, Mary Davis and her husband Larue, of Columbus, Ga.; four grandchildren, Ryan Snell, Garrett Lunsford, Kala Lunsford and Grant Lunsford; many nieces and nephews, of whom she cherished and loved dearly.
Mr. C.A. "Tubby" Ostrom, 71 of Ozark, died Tuesday, July 22, 2003, from injuries sustained from an automobile accident Tuesday afternoon near his home.
Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Saturday, July 26, at Fuqua-Bankston Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. David Rhoades and the Rev. Ken Spivey officiating. Burial will be at Asbury Cemetery. Family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
Mr. Ostrom was owner and operator of Ostrom's Repair Service. He was preceded in death by a son, Mark Edward Ostrom, December 1993.
He is survived by his wife, Mollie Ostrom of Ozark; two daughters, Valerie Pangle and husband, Danny, of Skipperville, and Juhe Fried of West Palm Beach, Fla.; five sons, Dana Ostrom of Boynton Beach, Fla., David Ostrom and wife, Gail, of Biloxi, Miss., Daryl Ostrom of Boynton Beach, Fla., Jimmy Ostrom of Lanena, Fla., and Paul Ostrom of Miami, Fla.; one sister, Wanda Kantz of Travers City, Mich.; one brother, Phil Ostrom and wife, Monique, of Indianapolis, Ind.; 11 grandchildren and other relatives.
Daisy Mae Sanders Windham, 98 of County Road 83, Midland City, died Sunday morning July 20, 2003 at her home following an extended illness.
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, July 22, 2003, in the Holman-Headland Mortuary Chapel with Reverend T. P. Martin officiating. Burial will follow in the Asbury United Methodist Church Cemetery, near Ozark. The family will receive friends from 5-7 p.m. Monday at the mortuary in Headland.
Mrs. Windham was a native of Dale County, the daughter of the late Jim Sanders and Mattie Mae Sanders. She lived her early life in Noma, Fla., before returning to Dale County. She lived near Ariton before moving to the Echo community 62 years ago. Mrs. Windham was a member of the New Hope Freewill Baptist Church.
She was preceded in death by her husband, William Gillis Windham, Sr.; two sons, Bennie Windham and Gillis Windham, Jr.; an infant daughter, Bobbie Ruth Windham; two brothers, Maurell Sanders and Marion Sanders and two sisters, Ida Peavey and Dollie Powell.
Surviving relatives include three daughters, Mary Roberts, Ft. Meade, Fl.; Jewel Lee Harrison and her husband, Harold Harrison, Winter Haven, Fl.; and Lenora Turner and her husband, Leon Turner, Midland City; four sons, Marvin Windham and his wife, Joan.Windham; Bascom Windham and his · wife, Patricia Windham; Harvey Windham and his wife, Mary Windham, all of Midland City; Raphel Windham and his wife, Linda Windham, Dothan; thirty-one grandchildren; thirty-five great-grandchildren and thirty great-great grandchildren.
Active pallbearers will be Randy Windham, Harvey Windham, Gene Turner, Raphel Windham, Tim Windham and Nicholas Windham.