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ALABAMA - Monroe County - Miscellaneous Obituaries - 2

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Date: Saturday, 17 May 2008, at 1:15 p.m.

Gloria Gwendolyn Bulger
Foreman Brown-Service Funeral Home, Andalusia
Gloria Gwendolyn Bulger, 61, died Saturday, Nov. 11, 2006 at her home.
Bulger was a member of Green Tree Christian Fellowship, and
contributed significantly to the Fellowship of Christians of Jews, American
Leprosy Foundation, Trinity Broadcasting Network and Feed the Children
Survivors include her husband, Thomas J. Bulger of Andalusia; her mother, Irene Gentry of Uriah; one daughter, Beverly (Vince) Byrd of Uriah; two step-sons, Daron (Khris) Bulger of Andalusia and Jason (Chasidy) Bulger of St. George, Ga.; one sister, Mazie Jeter of Daphne; three brothers, Todd (Dotsie) Gentry of Demopolis, James (Peggy) Gentry and John Dee Norris, all of Uriah; six grandchildren and a ex-husband, Kenneth Lambert of Uriah.
Services were held Friday, Nov. 17 at Red Oak Baptist Church with ministers John Eiland and Clyde Northrup officiating. Burial followed in the church cemetery.

Sara Rogers Butler
Johnson Funeral Home, Monroeville
Sara Rogers Butler, 72, died Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2006 at Pikes Peak Hospice in Colorado Springs, Colo.
Butler was born in Franklin and grew up in Mobile. She attended the University of Alabama and Auburn University. After graduating she moved to Dallas, Texas where she raised a family.
She is preceded in death by two brothers, Leslie Rogers and Bill Rogers Jr.
Survivors include three sons, Leslie Butler, Steven Butler and Mark Butler and five grandchildren.
Visitation for family and friends will be held on Sunday, Nov. 19 from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. at Johnson Funeral Home with graveside services following at River Ridge Cemetery in Franklin. Following the service family and friends are invited to the home of Bill Rogers in Franklin for a post funeral visitation and reception.
Donations in her name may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital and the American Cancer Society.

Clara Wilkerson Clausell
Jones Unity Funeral Home, Monroeville
Clara Wilkerson Clausell, 67, died Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2006 at Providence Hospital in Mobile.
Clausell was a native of Monroeville and had lived in Monroe County her whole life. She was a retired cook from Monroeville Elementary School and a member of Bethel Baptist Church of Monroeville.
Survivors include two sons, Fredrick (Rachel) Clausell of Burnt Corn and LeVonne (April) Clausell of Evergreen; five daughters, Debra (Fredric) Ruldolph of Belleville, Marion C. (Terrell) Jefferson of Columbus, Ohio, Joyce Clausell of Monroeville, Anita (Dan) Nettles and Sharon (Chris) Biggs, all of Atlanta, Ga.; one brother, James Wilkerson of Monroeville; three sisters, Willie B. Broughton of Monroeville, Patricia Tucker of Huntsville and Malvenice Adams of Pensacola; and eight grandchildren.
Services were held on Monday, Nov. 13 at 1 p.m. at Bethel Baptist Church with Rev. Ywell Cunningham, pastor, officiating. Burial followed in the church cemetery.

Franklin Ira Hetherington III
Johnson Funeral Home, Monroeville
Franklin Ira Hetherington III, 52, of Fountain died Friday, Nov. 10, 2006 in a Mobile hospital.
Hetherington was a native and life long resident of Monroe County. He was a member of the Fountain Baptist Church.
He is survived by his mother, Edith Hetherington of Monroeville; two sons, Franklin Ira Hetherington IV of Beaumont, Texas, Robert Shawn Hetherington of Fountain; two daughters, Sandra Gaddy of Mayer, Minn., Pamela Coty Mitchell of Beaumont; three sisters, Diane Dixon of Thomasville, Denise Goldman of Monroeville, Mira Reaves of Bermuda and seven grandchildren.
Services were held on Monday, Nov. 13 at 2 p.m. at the Fountain Baptist Church with the Rev. Buddy Williams officiating. Burial followed in the church cemetery.

Marion Yvonne McDonald
Williams Memorial Chapel Funeral Home, Brewton
Marion Yvonne McDonald, 71, of Repton died Friday, Nov. 10, 2006 at his residence.
McDonald was a native and lifelong resident of Conecuh Co. and a retired school bus driver, farmer and logger. He was of the Baptist faith and former fire chief for the Range VFD.
Survivors include his wife, Romona Ross McDonald of Range; three sons, Johnny (Carol) McDonald of Range, Steve (Jackie) McDonald and Eddie (Connie) McDonald, all of Repton; one sister, Helen (Carl) Reed of Monroeville and four grandchildren.
Services were held on Monday, Nov. 13 at 2 p.m. at Williams Memorial Chapel Funeral Home with Rev. Bobby Boatwright and Rev. Carl Reed Jr. officiating. Burial will follow in Springhill Methodist Cemetery in Lenox.

Ouida Rena (Hurst) Neuman
Lewis Funeral Home, Navarre, Fla.
Funeral services for Ouida Rena Neuman were held on Friday, Oct. 27, 2006 at 3 p.m. at the Lewis Funeral Home Chapel in Navarre, Fla. with Rev. John Stacey officiating. Burial followed in Harper Cemetery.
Neuman had lived at the Parthenon Healthcare Center in Ft. Walton Beach, Fla. for the past 2-1/2 years and was a member of Billory Baptist Church in Holley, Fla.
She was preceded in death by her daughter, Donna Ann (Baldwin) Harrison and three brothers, James Hurst, Jerry Hurst and Johnny Hurst.
Survivors include two sons, Donnie (Aylene) Baldwin of Tacoma, Wash. and Jerry Baldwin of California; five sisters, Jackie (Ray) Shibler of Holley, Mary Schmeisser of Navarre, Martha (Glen) Broxson of Pace, Fla., Bobbie (Joe) Broxson of Holley, Janice (Carl) Jones of Holley; and seven grandchildren.

Delois Grayson Baker
Jones Unity Funeral Home, Monroeville
Delois Grayson Baker, 67, of San Francisco, Calif. died Tuesday, Dec. 19, 2006.
Baker was a native of Monroe County and lived in the county 35 years. She was a homemaker.
Survivors include two sons, Issac Grayson and Johnny Baker of San Francisco; two daughters, Marilyn (Richard) Grayson of Alameda, Calif. and Della Faye (Richard) Grayson of Davis, Va.; a brother, Jimmy (Teri) Brown of Morganville, N.J.; two sisters, Lillie (Roosevelt) Lett of Repton and Della (James) Hatcher of Milwaukee, Wis. and two grandsons.
Services were held Saturday, Dec. 30 at 11 a.m. at Unity and Charity of Excel with Overseer Leroy Rudolph officiating. Burial followed in Monroe Beulah.

Earl “Winston” Bell
Monroe Chapel, Monroeville
Earl “Winston” Bell, 84, of Repton died Thursday, Dec. 28, 2006 in Brewton.
Bell was a lifelong resident of Conecuh County. He was a member of the Springhill United Methodist Church where he was a trustee and served as Chairman of all building projects. He was also a trustee for the Lenox Community Center. He served on the County Committee for the Farmers Home Administration and was a veteran of WWII. He retired from Container Corporation of America, now Smurfit-Stone Corporation, after 28 years of service where he worked as a loader/checker.
He was preceded in death by a son, Lawrence Mitchell Bell.
Survivors include his wife, Rosalie Bethune Bell of Repton; two sons, Earl Bethune (Deborah) Bell of Repton and Albert Keith Bell of Repton and two sisters, Mary Guy of Excel and Lynette Cumbie of Pensacola, Fla.
Services were held Saturday, Dec. 30 at 10 a.m. at Springhill United Methodist Church with Rev. Thomas Smith officiating. Burial followed in the church cemetery.
The family request that in lieu of flowers that memorials be made to the Springhill United Methodist Church, 1619 Winston Bell Road, Repton, Ala. 36475.

Janetta C. Falls
Monroe Chapel, Monroeville
Janetta C. Falls, 78, of Belleville died Thursday, Dec. 28, 2006 in Monroeville.
Falls was an active member of the Belleville Southern Baptist Church and was involved in missions.
Survivors include her husband, Robert E. Falls Jr. of Belleville; three daughters, Janeene (Jim) Holly of Ft. Walton Beach, Fla., Nancy (Tim) Morgan of Gulf Breeze, Fla. and Jo Ann (Dave) Porter of Wheaten, Ill., five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Services were held Saturday, Dec. 30 at 2 p.m. at Belleville Southern Baptist Church with Rev. Stephen Yuhasz officiating. Burial followed in the church cemetery.
The family request that in lieu of flowers that memorials be made to the Belleville Southern Baptist Church Mission Fund or the Alabama Baptist Children’s Home.

Nettie “Bernice” Griffin
Johnson Funeral Home, Monroeville
Nettie “Bernice” Griffin, 89, of Franklin died Wednesday, Dec. 27, 2006 at Monroe County Hospital.
Griffin was a lifelong resident of Franklin and was a member of the Springhill Baptist, Inc. Church in Franklin. She had worked as a sales lady in the clothing department for the Bedsole’s Store here in Monroeville for many years.
Survivors include her husband, Clifton S. Griffin of Franklin; one son, Dale (Janice) Griffin of Franklin; one daughter, Glenda Kelly of Pine Hill; five grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
Services were held Friday, Dec. 29 at 10 a.m. at the Springhill Baptist, Inc. Church with Rev. John Siegler and Rev. Jimmy Griffin officiating. Burial followed in the Deer-Corinth Cemetery in Franklin.

David Justin “D.J.” Hines
Jewell-Rittman Family Funeral Home, Columbus, Ind.
David Justin “D.J” Hines, 14, of Columbus, Ind. died Saturday, Dec. 30, 2006 at Columbus Regional Hospital.
Hines was born in Monroeville and was a freshman at Jefferson Education Center.
He was preceded in death by a brother, Daniel Ray Hines and grandparents, Mack Stacey, Iva Hines-Stigdon and Arthur D. Hines.
Survivors include his father, David “Smokey” Hines of Columbus; his mother, Nicki A. Stacey Hines of Fort Walton Beach, Fla.; one brother, Chris J. Hines of Columbus and a grandmother, Alice Mooney of Goodway.
Services will be held today (Thursday, Jan. 4) at 3 p.m. at Jewell-Rittman Family Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Deer Cemetery in Franklin.
Memorials can be made to Hospice of Barholomew County.

Joseph Edward “Joe” Hornady
Monroe Chapel, Monroeville
Joseph Edward “Joe” Hornady, 73, of Monroeville died Thursday, Dec. 28, 2006 in Mobile.
Hornady was a native and lifelong resident of Monroe County and a member of the First Baptist Church of Monroeville. He was the founder and owner of Hornady Metal Works and served in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict.
Survivors include his wife, Beverly “Bebe” Hornady of Monroeville; two sons, Joseph E. (Leslie) Hornady Jr. and Jonathan Parker (Teresa) Hornady, both of Monroeville; one brother, B.C. Hornady of Monroeville; one sister, Nancy Hornady Ikner of Daphne and three grandchildren.
Services were held Sunday, Dec. 31 at 2 p.m. at Monroe Chapel with Rev. Kenneth Johnson and Glenn Eubanks officiating. Burial followed in the Pineville Cemetery in Monroeville.
The family request that in lieu of flowers that memorials be made to the American Cancer Society, 3054 McGehee Road, Montgomery, Ala. 36111.

E. C. Metts
Johnson Funeral Home, Monroeville
E. C. Metts, 81, of Uriah died Wednesday, Dec. 27, 2006 at Monroe County Hospital.
Metts was a native and resident of Monroe County all of his life. He was a supervisor for the Frisco Manufacturing Company and was a member of Poplar Springs Baptist Church.
Survivors include his wife, Inez Metts of Uriah; one son, Frank Griffin of Uriah; two daughters, Dianne (James) Bohannon of Uriah and Martha (Jerry) Nall of Excel; one sister, Laura (Al) Marsh of Massachusetts; eight grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
Services were held on Friday, Dec. 29 at 3 p.m. at Poplar Springs Baptist Church with Rev. Walter Sheffield and Rev. Mike Grindle officiating. Burial followed in the church cemetery.

Ardell Mitchell Ross
Johnson-Quimby Funeral Home, Atmore
Ardell Mitchell Ross, 90, of Atmore died Saturday, Dec. 30, 2006 in Monroeville.
Ross was born in Repton and had been a homemaker.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Albert L. Ross and a granddaughter.
Survivors include one son, Jeff Ross of Atmore; one daughter, Ida R. (Gene) Hall of Atmore; one granddaughter and two great-grandchildren.
Services were held Tuesday, Jan. 2 at 11 a.m. from Atmore Memorial Chapel with Rev. Leo Hammons officiating. Burial followed in Huxford Baptist Cemetery.

Myrtle Conway Singleton
Petty-Eastside Chapel Funeral Home, Atmore
Myrtle Conway Singleton, 86, of Atmore died Sunday, Dec. 31, 2006.
Singleton was a native of McCullough and a resident of Atmore. She was a member of Atmore Baptist Temple.
She was preceded in death by a daughter, Margaret Lee and two grandchildren.
Survivors include her husband, Clark Hill Singleton of Atmore; one son, Lane Singleton of Atmore; two daughters, Margie Gross of Atmore and Johnice Danner of Montgomery; two brothers, Winston Conway and Ray Conway, both of Pensacola, Fla.; five sisters, Mable Johnson of Atmore, Leatrice Stacey of McCullough, Joyce Neal of Megargel, Katherine Drew of Atmore and Ophelia Linam of Monroeville; eight grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren and two great great-grandchildren.
Services were held Tuesday, Jan 2 at 10 a.m. at the Atmore Baptist Temple with Rev. Doug Odom and Rev. Keith Johnson officiating. Burial followed in the McCullough Cemetery.

Rev. John W. Sowell
Eastern Gate Memorial Funeral Home, Pensacola, Fla.
Rev. John W. Sowell, 81, of Seminole, Fla. died Saturday, Dec. 23, 2006.
Rev. Sowell was born in Bradley, was a long-time resident of Pensacola and had resided in Seminole for the past 11 years.
He was an ordained minister of the Assemblies of God for the past 50 years and had pastored churches in Tennessee, Alabama and Florida. He was the founding pastor of Pine Forest Assembly of God Church in Pensacola. He was retired but had returned to the staff of the church for the past 10 years.
He is survived by his wife, Vernell “Susie” Sowell; one daughter, Martha (Sonny) Sowell Hinson of Decatur; three sons, Michael “Mike” (Cheryl) Sowell of Excel; Bill Sowell of Jacksonville, Fla. and Mark Anthony (Jean) Sowell of Seminole; one sister, Lois Ellis; three brothers, Grady Sowell, Cecil Sowell and Joe (Buddy) Sowell; 14 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.
Services were held Wednesday, Dec. 27 at 2 p.m. in the Pine Forest Assembly of God Church with Rev. Avon Fowler, Pastor Gene Hudson and Rev. Bobby Thompson officiating. Burial followed in the Eastern Gate Memorial Gardens Cemetery.

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