Atmore News

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,…
Karrick attends Tennessee DKG convention
Nancy Karrick, Alabama State President of Delta Kappa Gamma, attended the Tennessee state convention June 1-3, 2017, at the University of the South in Sewanee, Tennessee. Two of her good friends, Elaine Alexander and Beverly Hall, were being installed as president and first vice president of Tennessee’s Delta Kappa Gamma. While at the convention, Nancy also presented two workshops for the Tennessee members. Pictured are, from left, Tennessee’s new president Elaine Alexander,…
Atmore residents receive UA degrees
The University of Alabama awarded approximately 5,000 degrees during spring commencement May 5-7 in Tuscaloosa. Degree recipients included the following students from Atmore: Caitlyn Bruley, Bachelor of Science in Nursing; Colton Cumbie, Bachelor of Arts in Communication & Information Sciences; James McKinley, Master of Business Administration; Jamieka McMorris, Bachelor of Science in Commerce & Business Administration; Sarah Ziglar, Bachelor of Science in Education.