Obituaries, week of April 3, 2024

Tina S. Hadley

Mrs. Tina S. Hadley, age 59, passed away peacefully Tuesday, March 26, 2024 in Bay Minette, Ala. She was a native of Presque Isle, Maine and spent time in Victoria, Texas and has been a resident of Rabun, Alabama for the past thirty- nine years. She enjoyed working with computers and especially watching her TV shows, NCIS and Survivor. Loved spending time with family and friends and being with her nieces and nephews. Most importantly to her was traveling to North Carolina with her faithful husband, Mack. A good book was always intriguing to her as well, since reading was a treasured pastime.

She was preceded in death by her father, W.M. Stewart; two brothers, Charles Stewart and Leonard Stewart; great-nephew, Damion Singleton

Mrs. Hadley is survived by her husband of thirty-nine years, Mack Hadley of Rabun, Ala; mother, Priscilla (George) Dunn of Cantonment, Fla.; 1 step-sister, Ann Luker of Pensacola, Fla.; niece, Jodi Stewart of Perdido, Ala.; nephew, W.M. Stewart of Bay Minette, Ala.; numerous grand-nieces and grand-nephews.

Funeral service will be held Friday, March 29, 2024, at 1 p.m. at Petty-Eastside Funeral Homes Chapel with Reverend Wade Turner officiating. Burial will follow at Brook’s Cemetery.

The family will receive friends Thursday, March 28, 2024, from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. at Petty-Eastside Chapel Funeral Home,LLC

Pallbearers will be Shane Coleman, Seth Coleman, Shad Coleman, Gage Coleman, Steven Hadley and Caleb Hadley Petty-Eastside Chapel Funeral Home, LLC. in charge of all arrangements. Atmore, Ala.

Anne Fasone Latino    


Mrs. Anne Fasone Latino, age 100, of Long Beach, Miss., passed away Friday, March 25, 2024, at Summerfield Senior Living in Gulfport, Miss. She was born in New Orleans, La. and recently celebrated her 100-birthday surrounded by her loving family. As the wife of a World War II veteran, she volunteered for many years with the VFW Ladies Auxiliary in Pass Christian, Miss. A sociable person, she enjoyed volunteering with the Volunteer Fire Department in “the Pass”. She especially enjoyed decorating the annual VFD Mardi Gras float.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Josephine and Carmelo Fasone; her husband, John A. “Johnny” Latino; a brother, Chris J. Fasone and various other family members.

Mrs. Latino is survived by one son, Col. Thomas (Bonnie) Latino, USAF retired, of Atmore, Ala. and a cherished daughter, Phyllis (David) Latino McGee; one grandson, Anthony (Fran) McGee; two great-granddaughters, Faith and Hope McGee, all of McCool, Miss.; her sister, Catherine Fasone Lambert of New Orleans, La.; two sisters-in-law, Elizabeth Scardina of Gulfport and Angie (Frank) Armato of Lacombe, La.; plus a host of other beloved relatives. 

Funeral services and burial for Anne Latino will all take place in Long Beach, Ms. with Mass Thursday, April 4. at 9 a.m., Rosary at Riemann Family Funeral Home; from 9 a.m. until 9:30 a.m.

The family will receive friends Thursday, April 4, 2024 from 9:30 – 10:30 at Riemann Family Funeral Home; at 11 a.m. Funeral Mass at St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church; at 12 p.m., and a Graveside Service will be held at 12:15 p.m. at Gulf Pines Memorial Gardens. Afterwards, parishioners of St. Thomas will kindly host a reception at their church.

Pallbearers will be, Barney Bieber, Joey King, Mike King, Anthony McGee, David McGee, and Roger Jansen of Atmore, Ala.

In lieu of flowers, please consider donating to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital or to St. Robert Bellarmine Catholic Church, 600 S. Main St., Atmore, Al.

Riemann Family Funeral Home in charge of all arrangements. Long Beach, Miss.

Jederian (J.D.) Carter

Mr. Jederian (J.D.) Carter, age 30, of Atmore, Ala., passed away Friday, March 15, 2024. He was born to Dorothy Carter and Jeffery Brooks. He was a 2012 graduate of Escambia County High School. He was employed at Mobile Mill and Lumber.

He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Willie Edward Carter, David Brooks and Amelia Brooks. Mr. Carter is survived by his parents of Atmore; one sister, Kayland Carter of Atmore; special niece, Khloe Ciniyah Carter of Atmore; uncles, Billy Carter of Everetts, Wash., Hierry Carter of Tuscan, Ariz., Derrick (Tracy) Brooks of Atmore; aunts, Carolyn Brooks of Detroit, Mich., Lakeitsha Brooks and Thelma Grant, both of Atmore; special friend, Tadadrain Crook of Atmore and a host of other relatives and friends.

Funeral services were held Saturday, March 30, 2024 at 11 a.m. at Gaines Chapel A.M.E. Church with Rev. Cletis Walker, Pastor and Minister Alvin Simmons, Officiating Eulogist. Interment followed at Stallworth Cemetery.

Pallbearers and floral attendants were family and friends.

Christian Memorial Funeral Home in charge of all arrangements.

Ralph Paul Durrett 


Mr. Ralph Paul Durrett, age 63, a native of Atmore, Ala. and long-time resident of Washington, D.C., passed away Monday, on April 1, 2024 in Lexington, S.C. following a battle with cancer.  He was a 1983 graduate of Spring Hill College in Mobile, Ala., spent nearly three decades in Washington working for the non-profit organizations, Clean Water Action and Working America. A life-long Catholic, he served as usher at St. Matthew’s Catholic Church in DuPont Circle, a

Neighborhood he enjoyed and where he shared many happy times with friends and family.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Ralph and Louise Durrett.

Mr. Durrett is survived by two sisters, Nancy D. Self (Ross) of Lexington and Mary Alma Durrett of West Columbia, S.C.; one niece, Emily S. Funcik (Bob) and two great nephews, Caleb and Josh of Mount Pleasant, S.C.

Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time but will be announced by
Temples-Halloran Funeral Home, 5400 Bush River Road, Columbia, SC 29212