Michael John McKenzie

May 25, 2017

Michael John McKenzie, 29 of Atmore, AL, passed away Sunday, May 21, 2017, in Atmore. He was a warehouse worker with PCI. He was born in Mobile, AL, on September 25, 1987, to Troy Francis and Tammy Lynam McKenzie. He is preceded in death by his father, Troy Francis McKenzie; brother, William McKenzie; and cousin, Timothy “Gooley” Hayes, Jr.

Survivors include his wife, Jessica McIlwain McKenzie; mother, Tammy (Chris Burklund) McKenzie; grandmother, Bonnie Brown; step-father, Skeeter Crochet, Sr.; children, Shawn, Hunter, Hailey and Kailey McKenzie; brothers, Stephen (Dana) McKenzie, Nathan “Lil Shane” Powell and Skeeter “Bug” Crochet, Jr; one sister, Ashely McKenzie; and a host of aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews and extended family and friends.

Services were held Thursday, May 25, 2017, at the Johnson-Quimby Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Malcom Harrelson and Bro. Keith Lisenby officiating.

Active pallbearers were Randall Morris, James Smith III, Sketter Crohett, Billy Griffis, Keith Brown, Rudy Lynam, Justin McGhee, and Lance Hodges.

Honorary pallbearers Shane Ward, Terall Boutwell and Jerry Smith.

Interment was in Oak Hill Cemetery.

Johnson-Quimby Funeral Home is in charge of all arrangements.

Dennis Scott Perritt

May 25, 2017

Dennis Scott Perritt, 54, of McDavid, FL passed away May 19, 2017, in Pensacola, FL. He was born on March 7, 1963 in Milton, FL.

He is preceded in death by his mother and stepfather, Etheleen and Thomas Weekley.

He is survived by his loving wife, Elizabeth H. Perritt of McDavid, FL; two sons, Gregory (Danielle) Perritt of Molino, FL; Jason Perritt of McDavid, FL; one daughter, Sarah Perritt of McDavid, FL; one grandson, Scout Perritt; two brothers, Jeff (Elaine) Perritt of Jay, FL and Barry (Melanie) Perritt of Pace, FL; his father, Joe Perritt of Pace, FL. His Aunt Carol Perritt was particularly special to him, as was a host of nieces, nephews, and all of his extended family.

Scott was employed with Alabama Power Company as a Fleet Technician for many years, and was well known and respected throughout the company. He leaves behind a large work family who will miss his heart of service and his quick wit.

A memorial service was held Thursday, May 25, 2017, at Johnson-Quimby Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Stephen Houser officiating.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Northview High Scott NJROTC, the American Heart Association, or the American Diabetes Association.

Johnson-Quimby Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Dottie Hayes Burdick

May 25, 2017

Dottie Hayes Burdick, 92 of Atmore, AL, passed away Sunday, May 21, 2017, in Atmore. She was a homemaker. She was born in Monroe County on July 7, 1924, to the late Riley and Grace David Hayes.

She is preceded in death by her parents; husband, Joseph Burdick; and one son, Donald Hadley; 10 brothers and sisters.

Survivors include her daughter, Imogene Boyington of Atmore; one sister, Gracie Mae Keymon of TN; seven grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; 31 great-great-grandchildren and four great-great-great-grandchildren.

Services were held Wednesday, May 24, 2017, from the Johnson-Quimby Funeral Home Chapel with Sis. Helen Stewart officiating.

Interment was in Oak Hill Cemetery.

Active pallbearers were Jimmie Boyington, J.D. Boyington, Dustin Boyington, Billy Jr. Davis, Ashley Salter and Joe Smith.

Honorary pallbearer was Logan Dale Reeve.

Johnson-Quimby Funeral Home is in charge of all arrangements.

Margaret Ann Mayo Bryan

May 25, 2017

Mrs. Margaret Ann Mayo Bryan, 87, passed away on Tuesday, May 23, 2017, in Jay, Florida.

Mrs. Bryan was a native of Century, FL and has resided in Poplar Dell, FL for the past 68 years. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She was a member of the Poplar Dell Baptist Church. She is preceded in death by her son, Fred Bryan.

She is survived by her husband of 68 years, W.A. Bryan of Poplar Dell, FL; one son, Bill (Jeri) Bryan of Cabot, AR; one daughter, Ann (Bill) Baker of Sarasota, FL; one sister, Claire Westmark of Pensacola, FL; two grandchildren, Greg Bryan and Meredith Baker; and three great-grandchildren, Chris, Haden and Caitlin.

Memorial services were held Thursday, May 25, 2017, at the Petty-Eastside Chapel Funeral Home with the Rev. Mitch Herring officiating.

Petty-Eastside Chapel Funeral Homes is in charge of all arrangements.

Thelma H. Heathcock

May 22, 2017

Thelma H. Heathcock 82, of Walnut Hill, FL passed away Thursday, May 18, 2017, at her residence. She was retired as a payroll secretary with Southland/Frontier Telephone company. She was born in Nokomis, FL on April 3, 1935, to the late Jake and Bessie Joyner Holloingsworth.

She is preceded in death by her parents; son, Jeffery Heathcock; and brother, Eldred Hollingsworth.

Survivors include he son, John (Maryanne) Heathcock of Walnut Hill, FL; two brothers, Paul (Linda) Hollingsworth of Robertsdale, AL and Dewayne (Barbara) Hollingsworth of Enon, FL; sister-in-law, Pat Hollingswoth of Nokomis, FL; grandchildren, Talana (Rickey) Smith, Riverly Heathcock and Bowyn Heathcock; and special caretaker, Debbie Weaver.

Services were held Monday, May 22, 2017, at the Johnson-Quimby Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Pete Coon officiating.

Interment was in Hollingsworth Cemetery.

Active pallbearers were Steve Gibson, Bodie Tullis, Wayne Robinson, Kevin Spence, Miles Hollingsworth, Sean O’ Connor, and Robert Hollingsworth.

Johnson-Quimby Funeral Home is in charge of all arrangements.

Marvin Jerry Haynie

May 22, 2017

Mr. Marvin Jerry Haynie, 79, passed away on Wednesday, May 17, 2017, in Pensacola, Florida.

Mr. Haynie was a native and former resident of Anniston, AL and had resided in Century, FL for the past 59 years. He was a veteran in the U.S. Navy, retired from Century Correctional Facility and was an avid fisherman. He was a member of the Bratt First Baptist Church.

He is survived by his wife, Doris York Haynie of Bratt, FL; two sons, Stanley Earl Haynie of Bratt, FL and Marvin “Tony” (Kathy) Haynie, Sr. of Bratt, FL; one brother, Johnnie Winnie of Anniston, AL; four grandsons, Brandon Haynie, Derek Haynie, Clayton Stacey and Marvin “T.J.” Haynie, Jr. and numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends.

Funeral services were held Monday, May 22, 2017, at the Bratt First Baptist Church with Mr. Tom Smith officiating.

Burial was at the Godwin Cemetery.

Pallbearers were T.J. Haynie, Luke McDaniel, Troy Clemmons, Earl Garrett, Edward Gilman and Romeo Coleman.

Petty-Eastside Chapel Funeral Homes is in charge of all arrangements.

Helen Taylor Bennink

May 22, 2017

Helen “Joyce” Taylor Bennink, age 75, of Barrineau Park, FL, was called home Thursday, May 18, 2017. She was born May 28, 1941, in Pensacola, FL, to the late Brooks and Helen Taylor. Joyce graduated from Pensacola High School, class of 1959, before attending Asbury Methodist College. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Pensacola. Joyce was a talented artist and member of the Art Study Club, Quayside Art Gallery and offered private art instruction. She is preceded in death by her parents.

Those left to cherish her memory are her devoted husband, Gary P. Bennink; and cherished daughter, Joy Bennink; siblings, Kenneth (Claire) Taylor, Anita (Richard) Joiner, Gerald (Patsy) Taylor and William Douglas Taylor; sister-in-law, Deanna Bennink Williams; and many nieces, nephews, and extended family.

A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, May, 26, 2017, at the First United Methodist Church, 6 E Wright St, Pensacola, FL 32501.

Donations in lieu of flowers are welcome in Joyce’s memory to the American Diabetes Association, 2451 Crystal Drive, Suite 900 Arlington, VA 22202 or to Quayside Art Gallery, 17 E. Zaragoza St., Pensacola, FL 32501.

Faith Chapel Funeral Home North is in charge of arrangements.

Janie Blackmon Dews

May 17, 2017

Mrs. Janie Blackmon Dews, 70, passed away on Monday, May 15, 2017, in Pensacola, Florida.

Mrs. Dews was a native of Bratt, FL, former resident of Pensacola, FL and had resided in Cantonment, FL for the past year. Mrs. Dews was a veteran of the U.S. Army, hospice volunteer and a member of the Central Chapel. She is preceded in death by her husband, Willie Thomas Dews; parents, George and Leonora Blackmon; sister and brother-in-law, Louise and Joe Sanders; sisters, Connie Garrity and Winnie Blackmon; brother-in-law, Bernie Wiggins; and daughter-in-law, Julia Castillo.

She is survived by her four sons, Mark Castillo of Long Island, NY, Christopher Shane Castillo of Long Island, NY, Craig (Dawn Marie) Castillo of Long Island, NY and Heath (Brittany) Dews of Pensacola, FL; one daughter, Carissa (Kyle) Sheppard of Cantonment, FL; one sister, Florine Wiggins of Bratt, FL; and six grandchildren, Amanda Castillo, Jessica Castillo, Craig Castillo, Mark Castillo, Domnik Gunderson and Aiden Dews.

Funeral services will be held Friday, May 19, 2017, at 3 p.m. at the Petty-Eastside Chapel Funeral Home with Rev. Clayton McCormick and Rev. Rick Maharrey officiating.

Burial will follow at the Godwin Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Johnny Lacy, Jarrod “Bubba” Long, B.J. Long, Justin Long, David Torrence III and Jarrett Nelson.

Petty-Eastside Chapel Funeral Homes is in charge of all arrangements.

Ernest Ervin Hadley

May 17, 2017

Mr. Ernest Ervin Hadley, 73, passed away Monday, May 15, 2017, in Mobile, Alabama.

Mr. Hadley was a native and lifelong resident of Stockton, AL. He was a veteran in the U.S. Army and was of the Holiness Faith. He is preceded in death by his father, Thomas E. Hadley and mother, Rachel Hadley Stewart.

He is survived by his wife, Joyce Stacey Hadley of Stockton, AL; one daughter, Tina Lynn Hadley of Stockton, AL; one brother, David Hadley of Stockton, AL; two sisters, Doris and Robert Ramer of Perdido, AL and Elsie and James Bryars of Perdido, AL; one granddaughter, Amber Stacey; and numerous nieces, nephews other relatives and many friends.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, May 20, 2017, at 2 p.m. at the Petty-Eastside Chapel Funeral Home with Rev. Don Sanks and Rev. Michael Hadley officiating.

Burial will follow at the Dean Cemetery.

Visitation will be Saturday, May 20, 2017, from 12:30 p.m. until service time at 2 p.m. at the Petty-Eastside Chapel Funeral Home.

Pallbearers will be Johnny Ramer, Jimmy Ramer, James L. Bryars, Jim Bo Brown, Marty Hadley and Robert Danny Hadley.

Honorary pallbearer will be Mason Hadley.

Petty-Eastside Chapel Funeral Homes is in charge of all arrangements.

Crystal Fillingim Criswell

May 16, 2017

Mrs. Crystal Fillingim Criswell, 38, passed away on Saturday, May 13, 2017, in Pensacola, Florida.

Mrs. Criswell was born in Flomaton, AL, was a former resident of Jay, FL where she graduated high school, and had been a resident of the McDavid and Walnut Hill, FL area for the past 19 years. She was a member of the Bratt Assembly of God Church where she taught children’s bible study. She was a community volunteer in her church and schools. She was always helping others before herself. She is preceded in death by her grandfather, Joe Joyner; great-grandmother, Mattie Hawthorne; grandfather, Tom Fillingim; precious aunt, Gail Chavers; and cousins, Kim Helms and Jeffery Hawthorne.

She is survived by her husband, Billy Ray Criswell of Walnut Hill, FL; one son, Colton Ray Criswell of Walnut Hill, FL; two daughters, Karlee Nicole Criswell and Chloe Faith Criswell, both of Walnut Hill, FL; parents, John and Patsy Fillingim of Jay, FL; mother and father-in-law, Billy and Janie Criswell of McDavid, FL; one brother, Arron Fillingim of Jay, FL; two sisters-in-law, Marsha and Kenny Maher of Byrneville, FL and Michelle and Keith Peebles of McDavid, FL; maternal grandmother, Irene Joyner; paternal grandmother, Louise Dockens and a special in the time of need, niece, Jessica Wilson.

Funeral services will be held Friday, May 19, 2017, at 11 a.m. at the Petty-Eastside Chapel Funeral Home with Rev. Rick Maharrey and Rev. Josh Long officiating.

Burial will follow at Christian Home Cemetery.

Visitation will be Thursday, May 18, 2017, from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. at the Petty-Eastside Chapel Funeral Home.

Pallbearers will be Kipp Nowling, Cameron Fillingim, Michael Boyd, Blake Barnes, Kenny Maher and Keith Peebles.

Honorary pallbearers will be Roger Nowling, Tommy McCrory, Brandon Wilson, Walter Brown, Jason Mobley, Willie Nisewonger and Jim Rogers.

Flowers will be accepted or memorial contributions may be made to the First National Bank of Atmore, Alabama.

Petty-Eastside Chapel Funeral Homes is in charge of all arrangements.

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