Obituaries, week of April 4, 2021
Tamara Gail Godwin Mrs. Tamara Gail Godwin, age 65, passed away Friday, March 26, 2021 in Century, Fla. She was a resident of Century for the past fifty years. She was a member of First Baptist Church of Bratt. She was preceded in death by her parents, James and Velma Jean Smith, and husband, Paul Howard Godwin.Mrs. Godwin is survived by her son, Matthew Paul Godwin of Century; mother-in-law, Nell…
Young LDS elders helping keep city clean
Kelsey Smith By DON FLETCHERNews Staff Writer When Isaac Kelsey and Cameron Smith travel across Atmore and the surrounding area, testifying for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, they carry a Book of Mormon with them.For the past few weeks, the two young men have been seen every other day carrying five-gallon buckets and grabbers.Isaac, 22, and Cameron, 20 — both elders of the church’s Melchizedek priesthood —…
FEMA to help pay funeral costs for COVID-19-related deaths
Special to Atmore News In early April 2021, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will begin providing financial assistance for funeral expenses incurred after Jan. 20, 2020 for deaths related to coronavirus (COVID-19) to help ease some of the financial stress and burden caused by the pandemic. The policy was finalized March 24, and FEMA is now moving rapidly to implement this funeral assistance program nationwide.“At FEMA, our mission is…