Obituaries for the week of April 5, 2017
Una Helen Milstead Haddock Mrs. Una Helen Milstead Haddock, age 78, of Oak Grove, Fla., passed away Friday March 31, 2017 at her residence. She was retired from Vanity Fair Mills as a work distributor. She was born in Pensacola, Fla. to the late Lawrence Hilton and Lillie Bell Ziglar Milstead. She was a member of the Oak Grove Baptist Church. She is preceded in death by her parents; husband,…
S.P.R.A.G. holds financial workshop
Single Parents Raising A Gift (S.P.R.A.G.) conducted a financial workshop last Saturday (April 1) at Atmore Public Library for people interested in housing by Habitat for Humanity. Lisa Tindell, Director for Escambia County Habitat for Humanity, and Dierdre Knight, Credit Repair Specialist, provided valuable information to those who attended. Shown are, from left, S.P. R.A.G. CEO and founder Carolyn Bradley, Lisa Tindell, Escambia County DHR Supervisor Stephanie Paul, Dierdre Knight, Gloria Robinson…
Remembering SGT Elmer Jack Taylor
By MICKEY POWELL Special to Atmore News We are remembering SGT Elmer Jack Taylor, U.S. Army, from Atmore, killed March 30, 1966, 51 years ago. You have served Christ well, young man. You were only 26 years old and served “C” 1st./28th 1st Infantry Division as a combat infantryman in a war ravaged little country called Vietnam. You served your country holding your head higher than we do today. Only…
Join the Arbor Day Foundation – Get 10 free shade trees
National Arbor Day is Friday, April 28, this year, and the Arbor Day Foundation is making it easy for anyone to celebrate the annual tree-planting holiday. Join the Foundation in April and receive 10 free shade trees. By joining the Foundation in April, new members receive the following trees: red oak, sugar maple, weeping willow, baldcypress, thornless honeylocust, pin oak, river birch, tuliptree, silver maple, and red maple. The free…