Kathleen Bracken Becker

October 28, 2015

Kathleen B. Becker, 93 of Cantonment, passed away on Monday, October 26, 2015. She was born on May 11, 1922, in Appleton, AL to the late Edgar and Lily Craigmile. Kathleen retired from Monsanto with over 25 years of service. She was a loving mother, housewife, sister, and avid gardener. She was involved in her local community helping in churches, and education with Public Broadcasting Station (PBS).

Kathleen was preceded in death by her husbands, Ralph E. Bracken and Claus Becker; and her parents.

She is survived by her children, Ty (Glenda) Bracken, Ralphene Bracken Eshleman, Beverly Bracken (Terry) Williams, and Roy L. Bracken; 13 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; and 10 great-great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. on Friday, October 30, 2015, at Faith Chapel Funeral Home with Rev. Mark Dees officiating.

Burial will follow in Weaver Cemetery in Brewton.

The family will receive friends on Thursday, October 29, 2015, from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. at Faith Chapel Funeral Home North.

Shane Fleming, Garry Cain, and Russell Bracken will serve as honorary pallbearers.

Faith Chapel Funeral Home North is in charge of arrangements.

Lettie Jane Ray Childress

October 28, 2015

Mrs. Lettie Jane Ray Childress, 79, passed away on Wednesday, October 28, 2015, in Pensacola.

Mrs. Childress was a native of Canoe and a resident of Robinsonville since 1980. Mrs. Childress was a member of the Canoe Methodist Church. She is preceded in death by her husband of 53 years, Johnny Robert Childress; beloved son, Robert Allen Childress; three grandchildren; parents, Otis and Jessie Ray; and four brothers, Sam Ray, Milton Ray, Johnny Frank Ray and Arthur Lee Ray.

Survivors include her daughter, Sondra Childress of Robinsonville; daughter-in-law, Dawn Childress Northrop of Andalusia; special caregiver, like a daughter, Diana (Jonathan) Conway of Robinsonville; two brothers, Willis Matthew (Voncille) Ray of Canoe and Marvin Ray of Atmore; one sister, Mary Gene Conway of Atmore; one grandchild, Beth Childress of Andalusia; and a number of nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held Friday, October 30, 2015, at 2 p.m. at the Petty-Eastside Chapel Funeral Home with Bro. Marvin Bender officiating.

Burial will follow at the Canoe Freewill Cemetery.

Visitation will be Thursday, October 29, 2015, from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. at the Petty-Eastside Chapel Funeral Home.

Pallbearers will be Blake Young, Josh Northrop, Terry Milstead, Randy Miller, Ricky Miller, James Conway, James Lyle and Chase Gordon.

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

Jerry Wayne Dorriety

October 26, 2015

Mr. Jerry Wayne Dorriety, 63, passed away on Saturday, October 24, 2015, in Lottie, Alabama.

Mr. Dorriety was a native of Huxford and a resident of Lottie for the past 26 years. Mr. Dorriety attended the Fretwell Tabernacle Holiness Church. He is preceded in death by his parents, James and Maggie Dorriety.

Survivors include his wife of 29 years, Ora Jane Dorriety of Lottie; two sons, James “Jim” Dorriety, Sr. of Atmore and Robbie (Nickie) Turberville of Lottie; three daughters, Ashleigh Dorriety Etheridge of Atmore, Andrea (Jeremy) Ratz New of Bay Minette and Julie Turberville of Monroeville; three brothers, Curtis Lavone Dorriety of Tillman’s Corner, AL, Charles A. (Barbara) Dorriety of Robinsonville and Billie (Connie) Dorriety of Atmore; five sisters, Arvie Jean Jones of Pensacola, Ersel Lee (Roy) Brackin of Munson, Elizabeth (George) Lundy of Semirah Spings, AL, Doris (James) Lewis of Milton and Betty Weaver of Booneville, AL; eight grandchildren, Jim Dorriety, Jr, MaKayla Dorriety, Gracie Dorriety, Dagan New, Carley New, Darcey Turberville, Kara Turberville and Andrew Turberville; and one great-grandchild, Brantlee Ray Dorriety.

Funeral services will be Tuesday, October 27, 2015, at 2 p.m. at the Petty-Eastside Chapel Funeral Home with Sis. Helen Stewart officiating.

Burial will follow at the Traveler’s Rest Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Dagan New, Jeremy New, Destery Boutwell, Toby Boutwell, Joe Joe Boutwell, Jacob Boutwell, Wayne Coleman and Lawrence Gill.

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

Doris Emmons Brown

October 26, 2015

Mrs. Doris Emmons Brown, of McDavid, passed away on Friday, October 23, 2015, at her home surrounded by her family.

Doris was born in Byrneville to Joe and Olean Emmons on March 9, 1941. She married Winston on January 4, 1958, in Byrneville and they resided in McDavid. Doris was preceded in death by her parents; daughter, Tammy; and two grandchildren.

Doris is survived by her husband of 57 years, Winston Brown of McDavid; sons, Tony (Angie) Brown of Pace, Steve (Tami) Brown of Jay, and Mike (Lori) Brown of Flomaton; brothers, Joey (Sandra) Emmons of Salsbury, NC, Wayne (Linda) Emmons of Pensacola; sisters, Betty (Troy) Brown of McDavid and Pat Harrison of Jay; 12 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held at Flomaton Funeral Home Chapel on Monday, October 26, 2015, at 10 a.m. with Bro. Ed Brown and Rev. Robby McCann officiating.

Interment will follow in Crary Memorial Cemetery at Pleasant Hill Baptist Church in Bluff Springs.

Pallbearers will be her grandsons, Hank, Joe, Tyler, Hunter, Ben, Cole.

Flomaton Funeral Home Directing.

Barbara Howell Dickerson

October 25, 2015

Mrs. Barbara Howell Dickerson, 83, passed away on Saturday, October 24, 2015, in Mobile.

Mrs. Dickerson was a native of Brewton and a resident of Atmore for the past 58 years. Mrs. Dickerson was retired FHA with 30 years with Escambia County Florida. She was an avid Auburn fan and Atlanta Braves fan. She was a loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Atmore. She is preceded in death by her parents, W.C. “Red” and Lucille Howell and brother, W.C. “Billy” Howell, Jr.

She is survived by one daughter and son-in-law, Dawn and Ted Malone of Atmore; two grandchildren, Molly Malone (Jonathan “Red”) Cowles of Atlanta, GA and Ryan (Joy) Malone of Atmore; one great-grandchild, Camden Cowles; one nephew, Donald Howell of Mountain Brook, AL; one niece, Jennifer Howell Gibney of Mobile and special family member, Joan Malone of Bay Minette.

Funeral services will be Wednesday, October 28, 2015, at 10 a.m. at the Petty-Eastside Chapel Funeral Home with Rev. Kelly Brown and Rev. Arnold Hendrix officiating.

Burial will follow at the Union Cemetery in Brewton.

Visitation will be Tuesday, October 27, 2015, from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. at the Petty-Eastside Chapel Funeral Home.

Pallbearers will be Gerald Malone, Ryan Malone, Donald Howell, Jonathan Cowles, Earl Weaver and Tab Jernigan.

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

Mary Alice Jernigan Darby

October 25, 2015

Mary Alice Jernigan Darby, age 80 of Pensacola, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Monday, October 26, 2015. Mary was born in Brewton on May 22, 1935, to the late Mason and Rhogene Jernigan. She graduated from W. S. Neal High School in 1953, where she met J.C. Darby and they became high school sweethearts. They were married for 58 years before his passing in 2011. She was a faithful member of Community of Christ Church and an avid fishing and camping enthusiast. Most of all she will be remembered for her devotion to her family.

She is survived by her son, Robert M. (Debbie) Darby of Hinesville, GA; daughter, Robin Darby (Greg) Kimmel of Ft. Walton Beach; grandchildren, Melissa Darby (Richard) Houston of Nashville,  Jason Darby of Hinesville, GA, Kristyn Kimmel of Freeport, FL, and Darbi Kimmel (Christopher) Evett of Ft. Walton Beach; great-granddaughter, Harper Houston; three sisters, Aline (Nelson) Wasserman, Joan (Jack) White and Evelyn (Wayne) Fuqua.

Funeral services will be held at 10:30AM on Thursday, October 29, 2015, at Faith Chapel Funeral Home North with Pastor Jim Sherrard and Pastor Les Kelley officiating.

Burial will follow in Jordan Cemetery.

The family will receive friends at 9:30 a.m. prior to services.

Pallbearers will be Jason Darby, Jason Fuqua, Chad Fuqua, Josh Fuqua, Julius Darby, Richard Houston, and Chris Evett.

Faith Chapel Funeral Home North is in charge of arrangements.

Martha Smith Welch

October 23, 2015

Martha Smith Welch, 71, of Cantonment, was called Home on Tuesday, October 20, 2015.

She was a proud retiree of the Escambia County School District with over 32 years of service and a faithful member of Hillcrest Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Eugene and Ruth Smith; and her grandson, Riley Daniels.

Martha is survived by her husband, Ronald Welch; son, Jeffrey (the late Kim) Welch; daughter, Gena Welch (Mike) Daniels; son, Jason (Stacy) Welch; four granddaughters, Rachel (Clint) Parker, Katie Welch, Sarah Welch, and Reagan Daniels; great-grandson, Carson Parker; and brother, James (Dana) Smith.

Funeral services will be held at 11:30 a.m. on Monday, October 26, 2015, at Faith Chapel Funeral Home with Dr. Brian Barlow officiating. The family will receive friends at 10:30 a.m. prior to services.

Interment will follow in Barrancas National Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Doug Webb, Leon Colbert, Maurice Whitson, Johnny Lovelace, Dennis Weinman, Mike Daniels, John Adams, and Johnny Adams.

Hillcrest Baptist Church deacons will serve as honorary pallbearers.

Faith Chapel Funeral Home North is in charge of arrangements.

Edward “Eddie” Ray Savant

October 23, 2015

Mr. Edward “Eddie” Ray Savant, 70, passed away on Wednesday, October 21, 2015, in Pensacola.

Mr. Savant was a native of Chumuckla and a resident of Santa Rosa County most of his life. Mr. Savant was a member of the Brownsdale Baptist Church. Mr. Savant is preceded in death by his parents, Robert and Dianna Savant and two brothers, Robert Jr. and Jimmy Savant.

Mr. Savant is survived by his church family.

Funeral services were held Friday, October 23, 2015, at the Brownsdale Baptist Church with Bro. Jeff Leake officiating.

Burial was at the Traveler’s Rest Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be the men of the church.

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

Olene Carraway

October 23, 2015

Olene Carraway was born on April 2, 1926, and was welcomed into the arms of God on October 21, 2015. She graduated from Ensley High School in Birmingham.

She was living in Birmingham when she met Norman “Duke” Carraway. They married and moved to Pensacola in 1965, then moved to Molino in 1971.

Olene was a faithful member of Highland Baptist Church and a long-time member of the church choir. She was also a member of the Molino Homemakers Club and enjoyed the fellowship with all the ladies. She loved her Lord, her family and her church. Olene and Duke enjoyed traveling in their RV with friends and were long-time members of the Gulf Coast Gofers RV Club.

She is preceded in death by her sisters, Louise (Eugene) McKinney and Dorothy (Joe) Parker.

Olene is survived by her husband, Norman “Duke” Carraway; five children, Michael (Barbara) Beason, Steve (Vanessa) Carraway, Peggy (Steve) Overman, Pamela Myrick and Sharon (Stan) Powell; nine grandchildren, Roy (Emily), Tyler, Leslie, Gary, Rebecca, Valerie, Loren, Kristen, and Alex; and six great -randchildren, Levi, Bayleigh, Peyton, Presley, Kobe and Ashton.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, October 28, 2015, at Highland Baptist Church with Pastor Brian Calhoun officiating.

Burial will follow in Highland Baptist Church Cemetery.

The family will receive friends at 10 a.m. prior to services.

Faith Chapel Funeral Home North is entrusted with arrangements.

Donald Dewayne “Ducky” Richardson

October 23, 2015

Donald Dewayne “Ducky” Richardson, 65 of Atmore, passed away Thursday, October 22, 2015, in Atmore. He was a production supervisor with Atmore Industries. He was born in Atmore, on July 31, 1965, to the late Steven T. and Margie Eddins Richardson. He lived in the Atmore area most of his life and was a graduate of Escambia County High School, Class of 69.

Survivors include his wife, Pamela Bartley Richardson of Atmore; one son, Jason (Sherry) Richardson of GA; two brothers, Ronald Wayne (Cheryl) Richardson of Atmore and step-brother, Paul (Amanda) Hinton of Silas, AL; two grandchildren, Brooklyn and Lauren; one great-grandchild “Bear”; sisters-in-law, nieces and nephews.

Services will be Saturday, October 24, 2015, at 2 p.m. from the JohnsonQuimby Funeral Home Chapel with Bro Kenny Bartley and Bro Thurl Pearson officiating.

Interment will follow in Oak Hill Cemetery.

Family will receive friends Saturday, October 24, 2015, at Johnson-Quimby Funeral Home Chapel from 1 p.m. until service time.

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

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