Obituaries for the week of June 28, 2017
Earnest Macks, Jr. Mr. Earnest Macks, Jr., age 71, of Perdido, Ala., passed away Monday, June 19, 2017, at his residence. He was a sheetrock installer most of his life. He was born in Uriah, Ala. to the late Earnest and Bessie Skinner Macks, Sr. He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Sylvia Brown Macks; a daughter, Donna Mooney. Mr. Macks is survived by his son, David…
Obituaries for the week of June 21, 2017
Luvern Passmore Mrs. Luvern Passmore, age 105, passed away Monday, June 12, 2017 in Pensacola, Fla. She was a native of Brewton, Ala. and a longtime resident of Pensacola. She was a member of Olive Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Master Sergeant Melton Passmore and seven brothers, Marshall, Raymond, Juber, Edward, Aaron, Roger and Amond Steele. Mrs. Passmore is survived by her son and daughter-in-law,…
American Legion Juniors meet, exceed goals
The girls pictured are making poppies that are used to the memory of military who have given the ultimate sacrifice of themselves to secure and maintain the freedom we have in this country. These poppies have been used primarily at Memorial Day and Veterans Day to remember those who died in Flanders Field in World War l. This is one of the activities taught to young women who are members…
Auxiliary donates bench
The bench pictured here was donated to the William F. Green Veterans Home in Bay Minette by the American Legion Auxiliary Unit 90 in Atmore. Appropriately, the bench is constructed with a U.S. flag theme. Shown are, from left, Glenda Chancy, Auxiliary secretary-treasurer; Aubrey Stanley, Legion representative; Mary Stanley, Auxiliary president; and Elaine Swilley, Auxiliary chaplain.
VFW Auxiliary receives national, state recognition
Gayle Johnson, Atmore Memorial VFW Auxiliary president, and Jenny Hutto, Auxiliary secretary / treasurer, recently attended the State of Alabama’s VFW Convention in Birmingham. During the convention, the Auxiliary received two National Chief of Staff awards, numerous program awards, and Gayle received the Captain of the Team / Auxiliary President of the Year Award. The Auxiliary received the National Chief of Staff Auxiliary Award for the best use of publicity,…