News Obituaries

Obituaries for week of April 21, 2019

Maggie Pearl Caraway

Ms. Maggie Pearl Caraway, age 15, passed away Monday, April 15, 2019. She was an honor student at Escambia Academy and was elected Freshman Maid in the 2018 Homecoming celebration at school, an honor that brought her great joy. She was born prematurely weighing only 1 lb. and 11 oz. She was a fighter from the very beginning, a characteristic that endeared her to all those around her. Maggie was loved by all who knew her. She was a blessing to her family and a beautiful, gentle soul. Her legacy will be one of faith, kindness and love. She attended McCullough Christian Center.

She was preceded in death by her beloved Papa, John A. McGhee of Poarch, Ala. and grandfather, Robert Dean of Mobile, Ala.

Maggie is survived by her parents, James and Kimberly Dean of Canoe, Ala.; mother, Shelia Marie Caraway of Poarch; maternal grandmothers, Bernice McGhee of Poarch and Shelvia Dean of Mobile.; three brothers, Jon (Malori) Dean, James A. Dean and Mason Dean, all of Atmore; one sister, Miranda (Brandon) Hudson of Atmore; one uncle, Ricky Dean of Uriah; three aunts, Jena (Perry) Duke of Mobile, Brenda (Michael) Johnson of Douglasville, Ga. and Sherry (Ken) Howell of Helena, Ala.; one nephew, Porter James Dean of Atmore; cousins, Olivia (Tip) Morgan, Anna (Sabastian) Collette, Cooper Dean, Spivey Pickens, Nicholas Howell, Anna Dean, Jacey Duke and Sophia Howell and numerous other family members and many friends.

Celebration of her life will be held Saturday, April 20, 2019 at 11 a.m. at McCullough Christian Center with Bro. Cornelius Phillips officiating. Burial will follow at Judson Creek Indian Cemetery.

The family will receive friends Saturday, April 20, 2019 from 9 a.m. until service time at 11 a.m. at McCullough Christian Center.

Pallbearers will be Jon Dean, Mason Dean, James Dean, Nicholas Howell, Cooper Dean and Haden McGill.

Honorary pallbearers will be Mal McGhee, Ken Howell, Michael Johnson, Nathan Martin, Ricky Dean and Nelson Martin.

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