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Obituaries for the week of March 29, 2017
Mary Louise Spencer Mary Louise Spencer, age 66, native of Walnut Hill, Fla., passed away Thursday, March 16, 2017 in Milwaukee, Wisc. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time but will be announced by Christian Memorial Funeral Home. Betty Lou Carnley Hanks Mrs. Betty Lou Carnley Hanks, age 75, passed away Monday, March 20, 2017 in Century, Fla. She was a native and life-long resident of Jay, Fla. She was…
Hollinger chosen for UA Leadership Academy
Lexie Hollinger was named as an Escambia Academy University of Alabama Capstone Leadership Academy nominee. Having a student tapped for this honor is a first in EA history. She was chosen by her teachers due to her leadership abilities and interest in volunteer service. She was asked to submit an application and essay to the University of Alabama selection committee last fall in hopes of being selected to attend this impressive…
United Bank hosts Ag Appreciation Luncheon
Each year, United Bank hosts an Agriculture Appreciation Luncheon. While the event is always an appreciation, this year’s luncheon was also a celebration. As UB President and CEO Bob Jones said in his opening remarks, it was a good year for agriculture. “The Lord blessed us,” he said. According to information provided by UB, farming employs one in four people and has an economic impact of more than $14 billion…
Welch and Husband to wed
Together with their families, Joseph Michael Husband of Atmore and Whitney Nicole Welch of Uriah announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage. The bride-elect is the daughter of George and Leigh Baggett, II of Burnt Corn and the grand-daughter of George and Linda Faulkner of Uriah, and George and JoAnn Baggett of Monroeville. The prospective groom is the son of Thad and Gina Husband of Peewee Valley, Kentucky, and Donald and…