Obituaries for the week of May 2, 2018

Edna Mae Fore Coley Brazzell

Ms. Edna Mae Fore Coley Brazzell, age 80, of Atmore, Ala., passed away Monday, April 16, 2018 at Baptist Hospital, Pensacola, Fla. She was a native of Monroeville, Ala. and had attended school in Monroe County. She was a homemaker and loved helping others in need. She had been a member of Gaines Chapel AME Church before joining Gospel Temple #1 Holiness Church in Pensacola. Her love for the Lord and helping others, led her to donate land for the building of Gospel Temple #2 Holiness Church in Atmore (Brazzell Hill).

She was preceded in death by her husband, Grady Brazzell; father of her children, Isom “Kite” Coley, Sr.; her son, Isom Coley, Jr.; her parents, Edward and Hattie Davis Fore; grandson, Jeffery Williams, four sisters, Lucy Hawthorne, Gladys Nettles, Margaret Dailey, and Mary Fore; one brother, Hildon Fore and her son-in-law, Gerald Hartley.

Mrs. Brazzell is survived by two daughters, Marie Hartley and Lois Brazzell both of Atmore; seven sons, Eddie Lee (Anita) Fore of Foley, Ala., Raymond Coley and Harold (Annie) Brazzell, all of Atmore, Ricky (Veronica) Coley of Bay Minette, Ala., Ronald Coley of Huntsville, Ala., Michael Coley of Beaumont, Texas and Willie (Shirley) Coley of Pensacola; forty-one grandchildren; sixty great-grandchildren and two great-great grandchildren; two faithful God- daughters, Charlotte McGhee and Tammy Martin; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.
Homegoing Celebrations were held Saturday, April 21, 2018 at 1 p.m. at Greater Mt. Triumph Baptist Church with Elder Brenda Mitchell, Pastor of Gospel Temple #1 Holiness Church, Pensacola, Eulogist and Rev. Willie Hawthorne, Host Pastor. Interment followed in Fairview Cemetery.
Turner Funeral Chapel LLC in charge of all arrangements.

Dorothy Louise Cawthon

Mrs. Dorothy Louise Cawthon, age 67, passed away Friday, April 27, 2018 in Atmore, Ala. She was a native of Atmore, Ala., former resident of Sweetwater, Ala. and has resided in Atmore for the past ten years. She was of the Baptist faith.

She was preceded in death by her son, Bryan Tedder; one brother, Edward Spicer and one sister, Diane Fanning.
Mrs. Cawthon is survived by her two sons, Bubba (Cindy) Tedder and Henry Tedder, all of Atmore; two daughters, Sherry (Ricky) Milstead of Brewton, Ala. and Daphne Rentz of Jay, Fla,; husband, Bobbie Cawthon of Jay; foster mother, Mrs. Bell; three brothers, Tom (Tonya) Presley and Tim (Linda) Presley, all of Byrneville and Wayne Fowler of Gulf Breeze, Fla.; two sisters, Tammy Jo Smith of Byrneville and Rhonda Spicer of Pensacola, Fla.; twelve grandchildren, Brandon Tedder, Wiley Lindsey, Zeondra Reaves, Richie Tedder, Jr., Sissy Rolin, Jacob Tedder, Adrienne Tedder, Michael Tedder, Cody Tedder, Courtney Wehmeyer, Kayla Rentz and Logan Bass and thirteen great-grandchildren, Madson Brown, Jayda Lindsey, Ashlynn Milstead, Autumn Reaves, Lagan Rolin, Emily Rolin, Izreal Tedder, Gabriel Wehmeyer, Zachery Wehmeyer, Cason Tedder, Olivia Tedder, Amelia Tedder and Oliver Bass.
Petty-Eastside Chapel Funeral Homes, LLC in charge of all arrangements, Atmore, Ala.

Thomas Alton Conner Jr.

Mr. Thomas Alton Conner Jr., age 71, of Stockton, Calif., formerly of Flomaton, Ala. and Atmore, Ala., passed away Saturday, March 17, 2018. He was a 1965 graduate of Escambia County High School and a 1972 graduate of the University of West Florida.
He was preceded in death by his father, Thomas Alton Conner Sr.; his mother, Evelyn Booker; and niece, Mary Newberry.
Mr. Conner is survived by his sister, Maxine Higdon (Archie) of Thomasville, Ala.; half-sister, Barbara Hughes (Ronnie) of Stockton; two nieces; one nephew; one great-niece; three great-nephews; close friends, Joseph Tripp, Janell Phillips, Albert and Nancy Kennington; the Lodge family and many other relatives and friends.

Internment was held at Ramah Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery in Lenox, Calif.
A memorial service will be held Saturday, May 5, 2018 at 1 p.m. at Trinity Episcopal Church in Atmore, Ala. with the Rev. Albert Kennington officiating. A reception will follow.

Loraine Weinmann

Mrs. Loraine Weinmann of Atmore, Ala., passed away Monday, April 30, 2018.
Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time but will be announced later.

Charles “Bud” Kimmons 

Mr. Charles “Bud” Kimmons, age 85, passed away Monday, April 30, 2018 in Range, Ala. He was a native of Byrneville, Fla. where he spent most of his life and has resided in Range for the past two years.

He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, employed with Alger Sullivan with fifteen years of service and Crosby Lumber Company with twenty-five years of service. He was a member of the Ebenezer Assembly of God.

He was preceded in death by his parents, five brothers and six sisters.

Mr. Kimmons is survived by his wife of sixty-five years, Claudeen Kimmons of Range; five sons, Charles (Kathy) Kimmons and Donnie (Linda) Kimmons, all of Pensacola, Fla., Bernie (Shelia) Kimmons of Cedar Bluff, Ala., Tim Kimmons of Flomaton, Ala. and Doug (Melinda) Kimmons of Andalusia, Ala.; one daughter, Cindy (Jesse) Burch of Range; twelve grandchildren, Lester, Chrissy, Mechelle, Dwain, Steven, Ashley, DaKorey, Elizabeth, Justin, Britney, Erica and Joey; forty-two great-grandchildren and one great-great-granddaughter.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday, May 2, 2018 at 1 p.m. at Beulah Chapel Assembly of God with Rev. Bobby Carney, Rev. Joe Gilman and Bro. Tim Floyd officiating. Burial will follow at Beulah Chapel Cemetery.

The family received friends Tuesday, May 1, 2018 from 6 to 9 p.m. at Petty-Eastside Chapel Funeral Home.
Pallbearers will be his grandsons, Justin Burch, Charles Kimmons, Dwain Kimmons, Doug Kimmons, Steven Kimmons and Chris Burch.
Honorary pallbearers will be Chris Fowler, Tommy Fowler, Lee Deese, David Jernigan, Ray Morris and Zach Carnley.
Petty-Eastside Chapel Funeral Homes, LLC in charge of all arrangements, Atmore, Ala.