Evelyn Marie Simmons

March 30, 2020

Mrs. Evelyn Marie Simmons, age 85 of Flomaton, AL, passed away on Sunday, March 29, 2020 in Brewton, AL.

Mrs. Simmons was born in Goodway, AL, and had been a resident of Flomaton since 1955 coming from Goodway. During her working years, she worked as a restaurant manager and cashier.  She was involved with the Lion’s Club and the S.A.I.L program with the Town of Flomaton and loved her flowers and gardening.  Mrs. Simmons was a member of Little Escambia Baptist Church, and was preceded in death by her husband, Ray Simmons; her parents, Clarence and Bertha Davidson Wiggins, one brother, Robert Wiggins, and son-in-law, Carlos Morris.

She is survived by her daughters, Marie Morris of Jay, FL and Lucie (Bennie) Godwin of Millbrook, AL; brothers, David Wiggins of Century, FL and Curtis (Lizette) Wiggins  of Atmore, AL; one grandchild, Jeremy (Rethelle) Word of Millbrook, AL, and three great-grandchildren, Jordan Word, Tyler Word, and Jerrica Word; and numerous other family members and friends.

Graveside services will be held on Thursday, April 2, 2020 at Flomaton Cemetery at 1 P.M. with Rev. Jonathan Hill and Rev. Steve Patrick officiating.

Donald Gray Welch

March 25, 2020

Donald Gray Welch resident of Cantonment, FL, passed away on Monday, March 16, 2020, at the age of 88. He was born in Winston-Salem, NC, on August 21, 1931, to the late Laurie Thomas Welch and Mary Ozelle Overcash Welch. Donald was a member of Hillcrest Baptist Church. He was a veteran of the Air Force and Air Force Reserves. He was also very active in the Civil Air Patrol. Donald retired from civil service as an aircraft electrician.

He is preceded in death by his parents; sister, Tommie Faye Welch; son, Gregory Thomas Welch; and grandson, Casey Eugene Bass.

Donald is survived by his wife of 67 years, Carolyn Brown Welch; daughters, Donna Gay (Larry) Bass and Joy (Jim) Whaley; four grandchildren; six great grandchildren; one sister, Sylvia Mathis; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. at Faith Chapel Funeral Home North on Friday, March 20, 2020.

The family will receive friends from 12:30 p.m. prior to services.

Burial will be held in Pensacola Memorial Gardens Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Hillcrest Baptist Church or Covenant Care Hospice.

Patricia Ann “Patty” Miller

March 25, 2020

Patricia Ann “Patty” Miller passed away peacefully at home on March 19, 2020 at the age of 75.

Patty was born in Pensacola to a military family and lived in FL, TX and NV before finally settling back in the Pensacola area. She spent 35 years working at Coca-Cola before retiring in Molino. Patty was known for her quick wit, sarcasm and undying loyalty to the people she loved.

Patty is preceded in death by her parents, Marcus and Eloise Poston, and her brother, David Poston. She is survived by her husband, Tim; son, Pete; sister, Linda; sister-in-law, Alicia; and a host of nieces and nephews.

Graveside service will be held on Sunday, March 22, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Elizabeth of Hungary Catholic Church in Molino, FL.

The family will receive friends on Saturday, March 21, 2020 between the hours of 3:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. Due to recommendations of the CDC the funeral home will only be able to allow a maximum of 10 people in the building at a time.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in her name to the National Osteoporosis Foundation at nof.org.

James Scott Sutton

March 24, 2020

With great sadness our family announces the loss of our husband, daddy, son, brother, uncle, and friend, James Scott Sutton, on Sunday, March 22, 2020 at the age of 39. James was born October 7, 1980 in Georgetown, Kentucky. He attended Scott County High School.

James is survived by his loving family: wife, Naomi; four daughters, Ashlin, Camdyn, Avery, and Eliana; and son, Jaxon. He was also survived by his mother, Kelli Glass Parks; step father, Jason Parks; sister, Michaela Abney Vest; brother, Eric M. Abney; maternal grandmother, Lynne G. Glass; aunts, Terry Sutton, Debbi Link (Joel), and Angie Riddle (Brian); uncles, Scotty Sutton (Jennifer) and Ken Glass (Amanda); and his many nieces, nephews, and in-laws that will always love him.

James is preceded in death by his father, Douglas Preston Sutton; paternal grandparents, Charlie Sutton and Connie Sutton; and maternal grandfather, James Glass.

Pallbearers will be Seth Sawyer, Justin Smith, Alex Farrington, Sam Sutton, Eric Abney, and Joe Miller. Honorary Pallbearers will be Jaxon Flowers, Ja
mes Edmonson, Jason Parks, Scotty Sutton, and Brett Sawyer.
James Sutton’s Memorial Service will be held on Friday, March 27, 2020 at Crown Church located at 9600 N. Palafox St., Pensacola, FL 32534.

Viewing for family will begin at 12:30PM friends at 1:00PM with services beginning at 1:30PM.

Graveside Service to follow at New Beginning’s Church of God, Pilgrim’s Rest Cemetery, located on the corner of Thomley Street, and Jacobi Street Molino, FL 32577.

Angela Elizabeth Branch Ferreira

March 18, 2020

Angela Elizabeth Branch Ferreira, age 45, passed away surrounded by family on Monday, March 16, 2020.

Angie was born in Brewton, AL and was a life long resident of Jay, FL.  She was a member of Century Church of Christ, and the Jay High School graduating class of 1992.  She retired from Santa Rosa Medical Center.  She enjoyed spending time with her son, cooking for her family, and attending family reunions.  Family was everything to Angie, how special it must have been for her to gain her angel wings the same day as her paternal grandmother did 29 years ago.

She is preceded in death by her mother, Lorna Branch; maternal grandparents, Lambert and Louise Burroughs, and paternal grandparents, Kyle and Louise Branch.

She is survived by her son, Samuel Branch of Jay, FL; father, Bobby Branch of Jay, FL; brother, Jimmy (Beth) Jenkins of Brewton, AL; brother, Daniel Branch of Jay, FL; special aunt, Kathy Branch Barth of Jay, FL.  She is also survived by a nephew, nieces, numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends who all loved her dearly.

Pallbearers will be Derrick Nail, Garrett Wolfe, David Deese, Randy Sims, Joe Brown, and Blake Reid.  Honorary pallbearers will be Dwight Hopkins, Lewis Joe Smith, Jerry Brantley, Rennie Jenkins, Robert Carden, and Brandon Godwin.

The family would like to give a special thank you to Dr. Watkins and Staff, Sacred Heart Oncology Unit, Covenant Care Hospice at Sacred Heart Hospital, and Covenant Care Hospice Make a Wish Foundation for making Angie’s last wish of attending her son’s high school graduation happen for her.

Visitation services will he held Thursday, March 19, 2020 from 1:00 P.M. to  2:00 P.M. for family and 2:00 P.M. to 3:00 P.M. for friends at Century Church of Christ.  Funeral services will follow at 3:00 P.M. by Minister Jesse Claunch.  Graveside service to follow at Flomaton Cemetery.

Clyde Albert Bristow, Sr.

March 17, 2020

Mr. Clyde Albert Bristow, Sr., age 78, passed away on Monday, March 16, 2020 in Pensacola, Flordia.

Mr. Bristow was a native of Engadine, MI, former resident of McAlester, OK and had resided in Atmore, AL for the past 3 years. He was a member of the Liberty Riders Motorcyle Club of Lake George, MI and was of the Church of God Faith. He is preceded in death by his parents, Walter and Esther Lydia Bristow; son, Randy Keith Bristow and sister, Joyce Moore.

He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Loretta Bristow of Atmore, AL; two sons, Donald Edward (Vicki) Bristow of Newberry, MI and Clyde Albert (Jody) Bristow of Dothan, AL; one daughter, Esther Lydia Pennell of Slocomb, AL; daughter-in-law, Karen Bristow of Van Buren, AR; one brother, Donald Bristow of Little Rock, AR; one sister, Margaret Nicholas of Alma, AR; ten grandchildren, Randy, Kyle, Jessica, Aaron, Matthew, Brandy, James, Joshua, Wyatt and Aurora and ten great grandchildren, Averie, Macie, Randy III, Elissa, Riley, Luke, Joseph, Maddison, Tessa and Mason.

Lyman Allen Quinley

March 17, 2020

On Monday, March 9, 2020, Lyman Allen Quinley, a loving stepfather, grandfather and great grandfather passed away at the age of 66. Lyman Allen Quinley was born in Bay Minette, Alabama, to Willie Mae Dixon
Quinley and Lyman Quinley on March 16, 1953.

He was preceded in death by his wife Faye Quinley, Mother Willie Mae Dixon Quinley, and father Lyman Quinley.

He is survived by his stepsons Tony (Sheron)Nall of Milton, Florida, and Gary (Carmen) Nall of Opelousas, Louisiana, and one stepdaughter Cathy (Duane) Bond of Century, Florida. Also, a sister, Saber Ann Simmons of Stapleton, Alabama and brothers Charles Michael Quinley, Thomas Kevin (Diann) Quinley of Stapleton, Alabama. Paul Timothy (Margaret) Quinley of Bay Minette, Alabama, eight grandchildren, nine great grandchildren.

Lyman graduated from West Point Military Academy and was a Vietnam vet. He then went on to work for Exxon Mobile for 30 plus years until he retired in 2014. In his free time, Lyman enjoyed working as an auctioneer and car salesman. He made Canoe, Alabama, his final home where he and his wife Faye made some beautiful memories together.

A celebration of life will be announced at a later date.

Rest in Peace Lyman Quinley. You will be missed dearly.

Donald Gray Welch

March 17, 2020

Donald Gray Welch resident of Cantonment, FL, passed away on Monday, March 16, 2020, at the age of 88. He was born in Winston-Salem, NC, on August 21, 1931, to the late Laurie Thomas Welch and Mary Ozelle Overcash Welch. Donald was a member of Hillcrest Baptist Church. He was a veteran of the Air Force and Air Force Reserves. He was also very active in the Civil Air Patrol. Donald retired from civil service as an aircraft electrician.

He is preceded in death by his parents; sister, Tommie Faye Welch; son, Gregory Thomas Welch; and grandson, Casey Eugene Bass.

Donald is survived by his wife of 67 years, Carolyn Brown Welch; daughters, Donna Gay (Larry) Bass and Joy (Jim) Whaley; four grandchildren; six great grandchildren; one sister, Sylvia Mathis; and several nieces and nephews.

Graveside services will be held at 2:45 p.m. at Pensacola Memorial Gardens Cemetery on Friday, March 20, 2020.

The family will receive friends from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Faith Chapel Funeral Home North.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Hillcrest Baptist Church or Covenant Care Hospice.

Raymond Ray Goodale

March 16, 2020

Raymond Ray Goodale 73, of  McDavid, Fl., passed away on March  9, 2020 at the home of his son in Pace, FL.

Raymond “Bud” Goodale was born in Pensacola, FL, to George and Margie Goodale on September 30, 1946.  He attended and graduated Ernest Ward High School where he was part of  Future Farmers of America and played high school football.  He worked as a custom cabinet and furniture carpenter for many years. Raymond also enjoyed hunting and fishing with family.

Raymond is preceded in death by his father, George Goodale; brother, Howard Goodale; sister-in-law, Nellie Goodale; niece, Beth Goodale; and great-grandson, Myles Hart.

Raymond is survived by his son, Mikele Goodale (Janet Carol); daughter, Kimberly Ballinger; the mother of his children, Peggy Griffin; grandchildren, Kayleigh Hart (Jonathan), Joshua Goodale (Kaitlyn), Dallas Goodale (Kayla), Taten Swanson (Avigail), and Alyson Goodale; great-grandchildren, Ayden, Emma, Chloe, Ella Kate, Brantley, Taylor, Zac, and Raelynn; mother, Margie Goodale-Boutwell; brother and sisters, Carlis Goodale, Janice Allen (Robert), Edward Goodale, Carol Askren (Willard); and many nieces and nephews.

The family of Mr. Goodale wishes to extend their sincere thanks to Dr. Qader, Dr. Bray, and staff at Select Specialty Hospital; the nursing staff with Covenant Hospice; and Dr. Ballow and Dr. Ibrahim at Baptist Hospital.

Lucille Carlie Conway

March 16, 2020

Mrs. Lucille Carlie Conway, age 91, passed away on Saturday, March 14, 2020 in Century, Florida.

Mrs. Conway was a native of Repton, AL and had resided in Flomaton, AL for most of her life. She was a former employee of the Shirt Factory of Flomaton, AL, Vanity Fair of Atmore, AL and Chemstrand. She was a homemaker and devoted her life to her family and serving others and was a member of the Little Escambia Baptist Church. She is preceded in death by her husband, Bruce Conway; parents, Henry and Mamie Morris; son-in-law, Joe Buckley and two brothers, James Morris and Junior Morris.

She is survived by one son, Eddie (Janett) Conway of Flomaton, AL; two daughters, Hazel Buckley of Flomaton, AL and Joan (Gary) Knowles of Flomaton, AL; one sister, Luverne (Edmond) Knowles of Flomaton, AL; eight grandchildren; two step-grandchildren; thirteen great grandchildren; five step-great grandchildren and numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday, March 18, 2020 at 11:00 AM at the Little Escambia Baptist Church with Bro. Jonathan Hill and Bro. Larry Patterson officiating.

Burial will follow at the Little Escambia Cemetery.

Visitation will be held Tuesday, March 17, 2020 from 6 to 8 PM at the Little Escambia Baptist Church.

Pallbearers will be Brian Conway, Troy Strength, Kevin Knowles, Jammie Gibson, Larry Knowles and Marcus Knowles.

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