Atmore News

Obituaries for the week of January 24, 2018
Robert K. Goforth Robert K. Goforth, Lt. Col. USMC (Ret), age 81, of Walnut Hill, Fla., passed away Monday, January 15, 2018. He was born in Snow, Okla. to the late Guy Charles and Eura Bell Goforth. He attended Oklahoma State University. He served in the USMC serving in Vietnam; he served as Air Operations Officer on the USS Guam; was Squadron commander of HMM 264 and worked at Headquarters…
Fla. troopers chase trucker into Alabama
Alabama and Florida authorities continued into Wednesday their search for a truck driver who bypassed an Interstate 10 weigh station and led a Florida Highway Patrol officer on a chase that carried into neighboring Baldwin County. According to a press release issued by Lt. Eddie Elmore, FHP Commercial Vehicle Enforcement troopers were monitoring commercial vehicle traffic near I-10’s mile marker 3 from the median at the weigh station to ensure…
Obituaries for the week of January 17, 2018
Roaino Erwin Mr. Roaino Erwin, of Atmore, Ala., passed away Sunday, December 24, 2017 at U.A.B. Hospital, Birmingham, Ala. Private graveside services were held Thursday, January 11, 2018 at 10 a.m. Christian Memorial Funeral Home in charge of all arrangements. Sandra Harris Ms. Sandra Harris of Mobile, Ala., passed away Friday, December 29, 2017 at her residence Funeral services were held Saturday, January 13, 2018 at 1 p.m. at Christian…
Obituaries for the week of January 10, 2018
Bobby Paul “Big Man” Morrison Mr. Bobby Paul “Big Man” Morrison, age 55, of Frisco City, Ala., passed away Tuesday, January 2, 2018, in Monroeville, Ala. He was a truck driver most of his life. He was born in Atmore, Ala. to the late Waymon and Betty Mae Pearson Morrison. He was a member of Crosspoint Church. He was an avid Mule Skinner and enjoyed working around His Farm. He…