Amy Jo Lambeth
Mrs. Amy Jo Lambeth, age 43, passed away Monday, January 16, 2023 in Pensacola, Fla. She resided most of her life in Flomaton, Ala. and attended Moyeville Baptist Church. She was a member of the Lambeth Fire Department. She loved taking pictures at the football games, and loved going fishing. She enjoyed cooking and traveling especially to New Orleans and Lafayette, La.
Mrs. Lambeth is survived by her father, John (George Ann) Johnson of Walnut Hill, Fla.; mother, Ruth Martin of Lawton, Okla.; husband, Dan Lambeth of Flomaton; one son, Silas Jackson Lambeth of Flomaton; one daughter, Madison Jewel Lambeth of Flomaton; one brother, Bradley Ross of Albuquerque, N.M.; one sister, Sarah (Eli) Miller of Molino, Fla.; special friend, Kelly Dove; other relatives and friends.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, January 21, 2022, at 12:30 p.m. at Petty- Eastside Chapel Funeral Home, LLC with Rev. Josh Long officiating. Burial will follow at Travelers Rest Cemetery.
The family will receive friends Saturday, January 21, 2023, from 11:30 a.m. until service time at 12:30 p.m. at Petty-Eastside Chapel Funeral Home, LLC.
Pallbearers will be Rusty Carden, Eli Himes, Ronnie Dove, Danny Taylor, Donnie Branch, and Ray Flores.
Honorary pallbearers will be Coach Ferron, Coach O’Neal, Flomaton Hurricane Junior Football Team, Joey Hasty, Wallace Byrd, David Strength and Terry Boutwell.
Petty-Eastside Chapel Funeral Home, LLC. in charge of all arrangements. Atmore, Ala.
Sherry Ann Gresham
Ms. Sherry Ann Gresham, age 49, passed away January 16 2023, in Mobile, Ala. She has resided most of her life in Moundville, Ala. She was more than a daughter, she was a mother to her sibling sisters; she was more than a big sister, at times she was and is a counselor; at times she was a nurse and at times she a bodyguard; at times she was even a spiritual advisor, in fact she was more than just a daughter, she was a very special, special, person. She enjoyed spending time with her family. She loved crocheting blankets and Afghans. She was an avid Alabama football fan and an avid Disney World Fan. She always had a very vibrant personality and never met a stranger.
She was preceded in death by her mother, Judy Snipes and step-mother, Gail Gresham.
Ms. Gresham is survived by her father, Hughey Gresham of Monroeville, Ala.; one son, Malcom (Natisha) Davis of Montgomery, Ala.; one brother, Mark Anthony Gresham of Moundville, Ala.; four sisters, Julie (Pat) Brown, of Moundville, Vickie (Richie) Souther of Dallas, Ga., Tina Christmas of North Port, Ala. and Heather (Josh) Strickland of Huntsville, Ala.; three grandchildren, Aleya Smith, Malcolm (MJ) Davis, Mason Davis; three nieces, Nicolle Gresham, Destini Wilson, Corinthian Christmas; six nephews, Michael Gresham, Cody Gresham, Adrian (Amber) Wilson, Tevyn Wilson, P J Brown, Ryan Souther; three great- nieces, Novaleigh Barclay, Sophia Knott, Skylar Hairston; fiancé, Jrome Lewis; a very special friend, Brenda Edwards, other relatives and friends.
Funeral services will be held Friday, January 20, 2023, at 2 p.m. at Petty-Eastside Chapel Funeral Home, LLC. with Rev. Fred Stallworth officiating. Burial will follow at Travelers Rest Cemetery.
The family will receive friends Friday, January 20, 2023 from 1 p.m. until service time at 2 p.m. at Petty-Eastside Chapel Funeral Home, LLC.
Pallbearers will be Patrick Brown, Jrome Lewis, Adrian Wilson, Malcolm Davis, Michael Gresham, and Richie Souther.
Petty- Eastside Chapel Funeral Homes, LLC. in charge of all arrangements. Atmore, Ala.
Perry Mae Darby Williams
Mrs. Perry Mae Darby Williams, age 93, of Owassa, Ala., passed away peacefully after a brief illness Thursday, January 19, 2023 in Englewood Health Care Center in Monroeville, Ala. She was born in Owassa. She was an active member of Olive Branch Baptist Church in Owassa until the declining health of her husband and herself.
She enjoyed cooking, gardening, and arranging flowers, and she loved taking flower arrangements to the church sanctuary each Sunday, and decorating the graves of family members in the cemetery. During her working years she worked in the Probate Office in the Conecuh County Courthouse; Southern Coach Manufacturing Company (later Flexible Southern); Talladega County Extension Service. She had many interests, but most of all she loved spending time with her husband, children, four sisters and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Perry Neal Darby and Dealie Diamond Darby; four older sisters, Jewel Darby Deal, Hazel Darby Sowell, Maxine Darby Steindorff and Laurice Darby Kern; her husband of sixty-three years, King Edsel Williams.
Mrs. Williams is survived by her son, King Edsel Williams Jr. of Auburn, Ala. and daughter, Susan Williams (Sid) Chapman of Monroeville; two grandchildren, Matt Chapman of Portland, Ore. and Lauren (Chris) Hadley of Tuscaloosa, Ala.; two great-grandchildren, Cooper and Abby Grace; several nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends Sunday, January 22, 2023 at 2 p.m. at Cope-Keahey Funeral Home Chapel followed by a graveside service and burial at Olive Branch Baptist Church Cemetery. Rev. Herbert Brown will officiate.
Because of Perry’s love of flowers, the family welcomes flowers, and contributions may be made to one’s favorite charity in her memory.
Cope-Keahey Funeral Home in charge of all arrangements. Evergreen, Ala.
Carolyn Helton Singleton
Mrs. Carolyn Helton Singleton, age 81, of Robinsonville, Ala., passed away Thursday, January 12, 2023. She was born in Atmore, Ala. to Alvin P. and Margie Finley Helton. She was a lifetime member of Robinsonville Baptist Church. She owned Initially Yours, Inc. and was a mother-figure to the many she babysat and the numerous children and teenagers she welcomed into her home as her own.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her son, Perry Singleton and her brother, Leland Helton.
Mrs. Singleton is survived by her husband of sixty years, Albert Singleton of Robinsonville; her daughter, Renee (Mark) Mack of McCullough, Ala.; her grandchildren, Holly (Brett) Jenkins and Dustin Mack along with one great-grandchild, Addie Jenkins.
Funeral services will be held Monday, January 23, 2023 at 2 p.m. at Robinsonville Baptist Church with Sister Beth Linam officiating. Interment will follow in Robinsonville Baptist Church Cemetery.
Active pallbearers will be Rodney Helton, Mike Helton, Jackie Helton, Garrie Singleton, Mark Mack, Bobby Wooten, Dustin Mack and Brett Jenkins.
Honorary pallbearers will be Barney Singleton, Clyde Helton, Frankie Coon, David Weaver and David Womack. The family will receive friends Monday, January 23, 2023 from 1 p.m. until service time at 2 p.m. at Robinsonville Baptist Church.
Johnson-Quimby Funeral Home in charge of all arrangements.
Althea Pauline Eicher Dyck
Mrs. Althea Pauline Eicher Dyck, age 96, of Brooksville, Miss., passed away Tuesday, Wednesday, January 17, 2023 at Oakwood Retirement Community. She was born the fourth child to Leland and Hannah Johnson Eicher in rural Gratiot County Mich. Early in life she was baptized into the Church of God in Christ, Mennonite. She enjoyed teaching Bible school, the church sewing circle and being on the food committee. She loved the art of quilting and gave many quilts away to family and friends. She volunteered as a ‘Pink Lady” at the local hospital.
After the death of her husband, she spent many years living with Shirley. She moved to Oakwood Retirement Community in 2020 where she appreciated the friendship, love of the Oakwood family.
She was predeceased by her husband, Ben; one son, Michael Dyck; one grandson, Justin Dyck; one great-granddaughter, Betsy Dyck; two brothers; two sisters; five sisters-in-law; seven brothers-in-law.
Mrs. Dyck is survived by her children, Judy and Terry Harms of Murray, Ky., Carl and Becky Dyck, Shirley Dyck, all of Bowersville, Ga., Waldo and Janalie Dyck of Lakeville, Oh.; thirteen grandchildren; thirty-nine great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild; special friends: Henry and Polly Hiebert and family of Molino, Fla., Phil and Sondra Giesbrecht and family of Macon, Miss.; two sisters, Eunice Smith and Imo and Wilbert Peters, both of Brooksville, Miss.; three brothers, William and Lois Eicher, Wallace and Judy Eicher and Wendell and Mary Eicher, all of Walnut Hill, Fla.; sisters-in-law, Dolly Eicher of Brooksville and Loretta Dyck of Bonners Ferry, Id.; one brother-in-law, Bob Mininger of Moundridge, Ks.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, January 21, 2023 at 10:30 a.m. at Walnut Hill Mennonite Church with Minister Brian Decker, Minister Joseph Dyck and Minister Jamie Wedel officiating. Interment will follow in Walnut Hill Memorial Gardens Cemetery.
Active pallbearers will be Arlen Penner, Ben Lehman, Chelson Dyck, Tye Jantz, Turi Rodriques, Sheldon Toews, Henry Hiebert, Nolan Koehn, Arlin Koehn, Mike Dyck and Jevan Dyck.
The family will receive friends Friday, January 20, 2023 from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. at Walnut Hill Mennonite Church.
Johnson-Quimby Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Michael Edward Reynolds
Mr. Michael Edward Reynolds, age 59, of Daphne Ala., passed away unexpectedly Wednesday, January 18, 2023 at his residence. He was born in Centreville, Ala.
He spent much time creating memories as a family and with grandchildren. He was a peacemaker. He worked in law enforcement for over thirty-five years. He began his career with the Mobile Sheriff’s Department until retirement in 2007 where he served until he retired as a Captain in 2007. He then served as Public Safety Director in Chickasaw, Ala. for eight years. He became the Chief of Police for Poarch Band of Creek Indians in 2016. He was never hesitant to take on new opportunities and did everything with honesty and integrity. He had very strong values and was well liked by everyone, mostly due to his positive energy and incredible patience.
He was preceded in death by his father, Arthur Donald; father-in-law, Donald; grandparents, Mamie and Zimmerman Lee, A. D. Reynolds, and Julia Seals
Mr. Reynolds is survived by his loving wife, Debbie (née Blocker) of forty years; children, Court and Megan (Tommy); five grandchildren, Michael, Ashley, Tucker, Abby, and Aubrey Claire; mother, Bettye Catherine (Lee); siblings and their families, Randy (Robin), Tim (Debbie), Monty (Sara), Donna, Crissie (Chris); Blocker family: Peggy, Kirk (Vickie), Danny (Erica); other relatives, and friends.
The family will receive friends Monday, January 23, 2022 from 5 until 8 p.m. at Serenity Funeral Home in Theodore, Ala.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday, January 24, 2023, at 2 p.m. at Serenity Funeral Home. Interment will be held in Serenity Memorial Gardens.
Serenity Funeral Home in charge of all arrangements. Theodore, Ala.