News Obituaries

Obituaries for week of September 22, 2019

Patricia Ann Stoker Murph

Ms. Patricia Ann Stoker Murph, age 70, of Poarch, Ala., passed away Tuesday, September 17, 2019 at her residence. She was born to the late Roy and Marie Gates Stoker. She worked in Home Health Care for many years where she sat with the elderly. She was an avid Alabama football fan and she loved her three fur babies.

She was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, William Peter Sims and Gary Douglas Stoker.

Ms. Murph is survived by her children, Larry (Crystal) Jackson, Theresa Rutherford and Tracy Jackson, all of Poarch; twelve grandchildren; ten great-grandchildren and a host of family and friends.

Funeral service will be held Friday, September 20, 2019 at 2 p.m. at Johnson-Quimby Funeral Home Chapel with Sis. Helen Stewart officiating. Burial will follow in McCullough Cemetery.

The family will receive friends Thursday, September 19, 2019 from 5 until 8 p.m. from Johnson-Quimby Funeral Home.

Johnson-Quimby Funeral Home INC in charge of all arrangements.


Ernestine Daughtry

Mrs. Ernestine Daughtry, age 90, passed away Tuesday, September 17, 2019 at her home in Poarch, Ala. She was a native and lifelong resident of Poarch. She was devoted mother, grandmother, great grandmother and a devoted aunt to many nieces and nephews. She was a retired housewife. She served on the Tribal Council for over seventeen years and was a member of the housing board for over ten years.

She was preceded in death by her husband, DC Daughtry; mother, Lena Jackson McGhee; father, Dan McGhee; sister, Inez Daughtry and brother, Howard Dan McGhee.

Mrs. McGhee is survived by two daughters, Jackie Smith and Charlotte Meckel (Martin) both of Poarch; two sons, Jack Allen McGhee (Charlotte) of Pensacola, Fla. and Douglas Charles Daughtry of Poarch; sixteen grandchildren; thirty-eight great-grandchildren; four great-great- grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews; her care-giver of three years, Mrs. Lisa McMillian Grant.

Funeral Services will be held Saturday, September 21, 2019 at 11 a.m. at McCullough Christian Center with Father Mike Hill and Bro Fred Ray Ward officiating. Burial will follow at Judson Cemetery.

The family will receive friends Friday, September 20, 2019 from 6 p.m. until service time Saturday, September 21, 2019 at 11 a.m. at the McCullough Christian Center.

Pallbearers will be her Grandsons: Ron Salter, Jr, Trenton Daughtry, Travis Daughtry, Troy Daughtry, Tristan Daughtry, Trevor Daughtry, Keelon Daughtry, Keaton Daughtry.

Honorary pallbearers will be, Robbie McGhee, Daniel McGhee, Charles O’Barr, Jonathan O’Barr, Jason Griffey, Gerry McGhee, Kendall Reed, Logan Smith and David Kirby.

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