Obituaries, week of October 18, 2020
Bertha Mae Knott Knott Ms. Bertha Mae Knott, age 62, of Atmore, Ala., passed away Sunday, October 11, 2020 at Thomas Hospital, Fairhope, Ala. A native of Atmore, she was a 1976 graduate of Escambia County High School and a faithful member of New Pleasant Hill Missionary Baptist Church where she was a member of the choir, the mission board, and attended Sunday school. She enjoyed decorating and loved flowers.…
VFW Auxiliary Announces Kick-Off of Annual Patriotic Art Scholarship Contest
Special to Atmore News Atmore Memorial VFW Auxiliary Post #7016 announces the kick-off of the VFW Auxiliary’s annual Young American Creative Patriotic Art Contest. Local students in grades 9-12 have the opportunity to compete for $29,500 in national scholarships. Students must submit an original two- or three-dimensional piece of artwork. Previously the contest accepted only two-dimensional art for judging. Digital art, photography and jewelry are not accepted. The entry must…
Welcome Londyn Tedder
Richey and Cassandra Tedder of McCullough announce the birth of their daughter, Londyn Lynn Tedder, born at 1:43 p.m., on October 6, at North Baldwin Infirmary in Bay Minette. Londyn weighed 6.8 pounds and was 18 inches long. Paternal grandparents are Bubba and Cindy Tedder of McCullough. Maternal grandparents are Chuck and Mona Wilson of Atmore. Londyn is welcomed by her sister Israel. Submitted photo
Adams retires at Pepsi
For 31 years, David Adams has been working at Pepsi Cola Bottling Company in Atmore. Lots of folks call him the Pepsi Man. Thursday, October 8, David, his family and friends were guests at a steak lunch in his honor as he retires. Shown is the Adams family, from left, daughter Breiah Adams, David Adams, wife Marissa Adams, and daughter Brittany Adams. In the center is a collage depicting David’s…
Pastor Odom celebrates birthday
Pastor Odom Special to Atmore News On Sunday, October 11, Atmore Baptist Temple honored their pastor, Pastor William D. “Doug” Odom, on the occasion of his 74th birthday, which coincidentally came the day after National Pastor Appreciation Day, with a dinner in his honor. Pastor Odom was born October 12, 1946. He was ordained into the ministry in 1980 and is a 1984 graduate of Arlington Baptist Bible College. He…