Charles Franklin Pack Sr.

December 26, 2012

Charles Franklin Pack Sr. was born in Wauford, West Virginia on September 8, 1937, and passed away on December 24, 2012.

He was a Baptist and served in the US Army.

He was the son of the late Cletis and Betty Pack and the late Eunice Shrewsberry Rushbrook. Also preceding him in death is his brother, William David Meadows; sisters, Mary Hogge and Jewell Pack; daughters, Carolyn McBryde and Betty Joy Clarke; grandsons, Richard Pack, Justin Knott and Andrew Pack.

Left to cherish his memory are his siblings, Elocie (Dick) Rush, Bonnie (Barney) White, Harold (Linda) Pack, Eric (Brenda) Pack, Thurman (Becky) Pack, Henry Pack and Cletis (Becky) Pack; children, Linda McCormick, Wanda Pack, Phyllis (Bill) Hudson, Paul (Jennifer) Pack, Frank Pack Jr., Roger (Cristina) Pack, Randy Pack, Kim (Randy) Wolfe, and Anthony Pack;  34 grandchildren and 31 great-grandchildren.

A visitation will be held on Thursday, December 27, 2012, from 5-6 p.m. at Jay Funeral Home with funeral services beginning at 6 p.m. with Rev. Alton Nixon officiating services.

His final resting place will be Roles Chapel Forest Hill in West Virginia.

The children want to thank all the aunts and uncles for all they have done. A special thank you to Uncle Henry for many years of helping take care of Dad.

Jay Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Ruby Lee Griffis

December 26, 2012

Mrs. Ruby Lee Griffis, 82, passed away on Sunday, December 23, 2012, in Pensacola.

Mrs. Griffis was a native of McDavid and resided in McDavid for the past 30 years. Mrs. Griffis worked at Century Hospital in the kitchen for 14 years, raised some of her grandchildren like they where hers.

Her husband J.D. Griffis, one son, Wayne Griffis, one daughter, Annette Griffis, a grandson, David Griffis, parents, one brother and one sister, precedes Mrs. Griffis in death.

Survivors include her four sons, Danny Griffis, Gary Griffis, Dennis Griffis and Tony Griffis all of McDavid; two daughters, Patsy Griffis of McDavid and Brenda Hanks of Century; four brothers, William Johnson of Molino, Fred Johnson of Cantonment, Buford Johnson of Cantonment, and Jimmy Johnson of Evergreen, AL; seven sisters, Mary Lee Gilmore of Hattiesburg, MS, Esther Mae Cartwright of Gonzalez, Dot Bohannon of Pensacola, Evelyn Talbot of Pensacola, Louise Capps of Cantonment, Marie Carnley of McDavid, and Laura Mae Kimmons of Flomaton; nine grandchildren; 13 great grandchildren and one great-great grandchild.

Funeral services will be Thursday, December 27, 2012, at 2 p.m at the Petty-Eastside Chapel Funeral Home with Rev. Cliff Emmons officiating.

Burial will follow at the Mt. Carmel Cemetery.

Visitation was hed Wednesday, December 26, 2012, at the Petty Eastside Chapel Funeral Home.

Pallbearers will be Chad Hanks, Johnny Griffis, Patrick Griffis, Tim Salter White, Bud Campbell and Scotty Griffis.

Honorary pallbearers will be Tristan Portwood and Jonathan Griffis

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

Jerry Thomas Kelley

December 26, 2012

Mr. Jerry Thomas Kelley, 73, passed away on Sunday, December 23, 2012, in Atmore.

Mr. Kelley was a native of Laurel, Mississippi and a resident of Atmore for the past 22 years. Mr. Kelley attended the Atmore Apostolic Church.

Survivors include his wife, Deloris Kelley of Atmore; three sons, Joey Kelley of Laurel, MS, Tommy Kelley of Laurel, MS and Jeffery Kelley of Laurel, MS; one stepson, Arthur Mothershed of Atmore; two stepdaughters, Beverly Holcomb of Atmore and Sandra Towson of Pace; two grandchildren, grandson, Christopher Dakota Kelley and granddaughter, Victoria Grace Kelley; seven step-grandchildren, grandsons, John English and Blake Towson, granddaughters, Jessica Martin, Katie Mothershed, Alexis Towson, Shelley Mothershed and Kamryn Mothershed; five step-great-grandchildren,  great-grandsons, Makenzie Martin and Layton Martin and great-granddaughters, Colbie English, Cara English and Kaison Martin.

Funeral services will be Wednesday, December 26, 2012, at 11 a.m. at the Petty-Eastside Chapel Funeral Home with the Rev. Steven Ward officiating.

Burial will follow at the New Home Cemetery.

Visitation will be Wednesday, December 26, 2012, from 9:30 a.m. until funeral time at the Petty-Eastside Chapel Funeral Home.

Pallbearers will be Aubrey Robinson, Hunter Richardson, David McNairn, Randall Culpepper, Mike Legget and George Legget.

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

Robert Paul Killam

December 26, 2012

Mr. Robert Paul Killam, age 91, of Atmore, passed away Wednesday, December 12, 2012, after an extended illness. He was born in the Poplar Dell community, He was a 1941 graduate of Century High School. He was a WWII Veteran with the Air Force (Army Air Corp) and worked for the Navy for 35 ½ years. He worked as an engine inspector, engine analyst working with the chief of Naval Aviation Training (CNATRA). He was also employed with the Escambia County Soil & Water Conservation Department. He was a charter member of Poplar Dell Baptist Church. He was a member of Century Lodge #213 and a lifetime member of the Scottish Rite of Pensacola.

He was preceded in death by his father, Robert Wesley Killam; mother, Stella Mae Barrow; former wife, Cassie Merle Morgan; infant son; two brothers, Carl Killam and Fletcher Killam.

Mr. Killam is survived by his wife, Dorothy Cunningham Killam of Atmore; two daughters, Paulette Kindred of Montgomery, Ala. and Jane Carpenter of Atmore; five grandchildren, Kelli Lee, Brent Kindred, Robert Norton, John Norton, Bart Carpenter, and nine great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were held Friday, December 14, 2012, at 3 p.m. at Petty Eastside Chapel with Rev. Mitch Herring, Pastor of Poplar Dell Baptist Church officiating. Burial followed at Poplar Dell Baptist, Century, Fla.

The family received friends Friday, December 14, 2012, from 2 p.m. until service time.

Pallbearers were Robert Norton, John Norton, Bart Carpenter, Brent Kindred, Brandon Kindred, Andy Lee, Mike Killam and Gary Killam.

In lieu of flowers, the family would like to request memorials be made to Poplar Dell Baptist Church at 2631 Highway 4A, Century, FL 32535.

Petty-Eastside Chapel Funeral Homes, LLC in charge of all arrangements, Atmore, Ala.

Lewis Max Dreadin

December 23, 2012

Lewis Max Dreadin, 74 of Atmore, passed away December 15, 2012, in Atmore. He was retired from the United States Army. He was born December 22, 1937, in Escambia County (AL) to the late Alva and Betty Dorriety Dreadin. He is preceded in death by his wife, June Dreadin; and three brothers, Raymond Dreadin, Gladden Dreadin and Don Dreadin.

He is survived by his son, Lewis “Randy” Dreadin of Tacoma, WA; sister, Polly Smith of Monroeville; two nieces, Delores Watkins and Sherry Wallace; six nephews, Jack, Robby,
Donnie, Robert, Eddie Dreadin and T.J. Wallace.

Funeral services were held Saturday, December 22, 2012, at the Johnson-Quimby Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Billy Hodges. Burial was in Pleasant Grove Baptist Church
Cemetery with full military honors.

Johnson-Quimby Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Aleene Ruth (Dunsford) (Carr) Reeves

December 23, 2012

Aleene Ruth (Dunsford) (Carr) Reeves, age 94 of Jay, passed from this earth into the arms of her Lord and Savior on December 22, 2012.

She was preceded in death by her mother and father Lidge and Addy Dunsford; her first husband Hubert James Carr; one son, Junior Carr, who died at the age of three and three brothers Willie, Hillary and Eugene Dunsford. Aleene and Hubert shared 58 happy years of marriage. She was also preceded in death by her second husband, Clifford Reeves to whom she was married for 17 wonderful years.

She is survived by nieces, nephews and many friends that will miss her gentle ways and always welcoming smile. She never met a stranger and loved to talk. She was the last surviving founding member of Brownsdale Baptist Church. A church that was, along with her family, the center of her life.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Monday, December 24, 2012, at Brownsdale Baptist Church with Brother Jeff Leake officiating .

A visitation will be from noon until 1 p.m. Burial will follow at Cora Baptist Church Cemetery.

Pallbearers are Ryan Lowry, Jacob Lowry, Tyler Odom, Seth Dunsford, Sean Dunsford, Brandon Chambless, Jeff Hawthorne and Sam Cleaver.

Jay Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

William Michael (Mike) Buckhault

December 23, 2012

William Michael (Mike) Buckhault, age 60 of Atmore, passed away on Thursday, December 20, 2012, in Atmore. Mike was a life long resident of Escambia County, AL. He was a timber crew leader by profession and had worked at Huxford Pole and Timber, Swift Lumber, Scott Paper and Kimberly Clark. He loved his family and friends and was a loving and devoted husband, father, grandfather, brother, uncle and friend to all who knew and loved him.

Mike was predeceased by his parents Cecil and Inez English Buckhault.

Mike is survived by his devoted wife of 30 years, Monica Sue Coleman Buckhault of Atmore; daughter, Eva Cheyanne Wilson and husband Blake of Atmore; two sisters, Sandra Teter and husband David of Sparta, TN and Sharon Rabon and husband Walter of Atmore; three brothers, Malcolm Buckhault and wife Vonda of Atmore, Randolph Buckhault and wife Carolyn of Brewton, and Gary Buckhault and wife Kathy of Perdido; grandson, Trevor Blake Wilson of Atmore and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services were held Saturday, December 22, 2012, at the Petty-Eastside Chapel Funeral Home with Rev. C.L. Langford, Rev. Dave Teter and Rev. Robert Mitchell officiating.

Burial was at Miller Cemetery.

Flowers will be accepted or donations can be made to Huxford Elementary School Library or Giddeons International.

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

Charles Edward Reid

December 21, 2012

Charles Edward Reid, age 67, of Byrneville, passed away Wednesday, December 05, 2012, surrounded by his loved ones at Covenant Hospice, West Florida Hospital.

He was born on October 22, 1945, to Mary Estelle and Edgar Hugh Reid of Byrneville. He graduated from Century High School and the University of West Florida, entering the U.S. Army as 2nd Lieutenant and serving in Vietnam.

Charles was preceded in death by his mother, Mary Estelle Reid and father, Edgar Hugh Reid.

He is survived by his wife of 46 years, Christine Reid; son Jason Reid, Flomaton, AL and daughter, Amy Kornegay, Flomaton, AL; granddaughters, Zoe Nadler, Ally Nadler, Mia Kornegay and Jacob Reid; sisters, Ann Smith (Louis), Downsville, LA, Sue Kelly (Philip), Byrneville, FL and many nieces and nephews.

The family received friends Friday, December 7, 2012, from 6-8 pm at Petty-Eastside Chapel Funeral Home in Atmore. Funeral Services were held on Saturday, December 8, 2012 at Petty-Eastside Chapel Funeral Home in Atmore with Pastor Chris Hawkins officiating.

Burial was at Byrneville United Methodist Church. In lieu of flowers, the family requested donations be made to Byrneville United Methodist Church, 1351 Byrneville Road, Century FL, 32535.

Pallbearers were Robert Smith, Keith Holland, Gary Welch, Tommy Ward, Eddie Bondurant and Richard Collins.
The family would especially like to thank the Staff of West Florida Hospital Cardiac Care Unit and Covenant Hospice, West Florida Hospital. The love and warmth shown to Charles was inspiring. Thank you.

Petty-Eastside Funeral Home was in charge of all arrangements.

Donnie Foster

December 18, 2012

Mr. Donnie Foster, 76, passed away on Tuesday, December 18, 2012, in Century.

Mr. Foster was a native of Pineville and resided in Century for the past 26 years.

Survivors include his wife, Jeanne Foster of Century; two sons, James Ray Foster of Century and Eric Stanford of Loxley; one daughter, Jessica (Colby) Wright of Loxley; and one grandchild, Catie Bush.

Services will be Friday December 21, 2012, at 11 a.m. from the Dry Springs Community Church with Rev. Joe Gibson officiating. Interment will follow in the Dry Springs Community Church Cemetery.
Family will receive friends Friday December 21, 2012, at the Dry Springs Community Church one hour prior to service time.

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

Glenn Eddie Milstead

December 16, 2012

Glenn Eddie Milstead was born on April 9, 1950, in Pensacola. He served in the US Army from 1972 until 1975 as a salvage diver. He attended New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary and graduated with a Bachelors degree in Theology. He was instrumental in establishing Dogwood Park Baptist Church where he served as pastor for over 25 years.

His Lord Jesus Christ and his family were dearest to his heart. He was an avid outdoors man who loved hunting and enjoyed God’s creation.

He is proceeded in death by his brother, Johnathon.

He is survived by his parents, Blue and June Milstead, siblings and his wife of 44 years, Sharon, and their children Jennifer Milstead Colvin, (Rodney Colvin), Emily Milstead Coggins, (Kevin Coggins), Natalie Milstead, Jason Milstead, Justin Milstead (Julia Milstead), Vanessa Milstead, Stanley Milstead and James Milstead. He was the proud grandfather of 10 grandchildren.

Visitation will be on Monday, December 17th at 5:00 p.m. at Faith Chapel North. Services will be on Tuesday, December 18th at Dogwood Park Baptist Church. Burial service will follow at Pine Barren Baptist Church Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Jim Tennyson, Harvey Malone, James Earl Hall, Angus Brewton, Craig Smith and Vince Milstead. Honorary Pallbearers are AJ Hudson, Benny Hassebrock and Jimmy Rutherford.

In lieu of flowers we ask that you make a donation to the building fund at Ray’s Chapel Baptist Church.

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