Obituaries, week of April 24, 2024

Dale H. Irby

Mr. Dale H. Irby, age 63, of Mountain View, Mo., passed away Friday, March 15, 2024. He was born in Houston Texas. He was raised on the Gulf Coast and Walnut Hill, Fla. He attended Davisville Elementary, Ernest Ward Junior High and Kodiak High School.

In 1975 he ventured north to Alaska where he met and fell in love with the love of his life and soulmate, Tammy Irby. Dale was a Head Chef and culinary master employed at some of the finest resorts, restaurants, and camps all over North America, from Alaska to Florida, for 44 years. In the 1990s he and his family moved back to the Florida Panhandle to train and raise horses on his family’s 20-acre farm.

He was an avid outdoorsman with a passion for trail rides, fishing, road trips and camping. He was happiest on the back of his horse beside his beautiful wife. Dale retired in 2018 due to ongoing health issues and settled in the community of Mountain View, MO.

Mr. Irby is survived by his wife of 46 years, Tammy G. Irby of Mountain View; two daughters, Dana L. Franklin of Grove Hill, Ala., Jamie A. Downham of Gulf Breeze, Fla.; five siblings, Leisa St. Clair of Jackson, Miss., Danelle Cavitt of Pearland, Texas, Rhonda Irby of Washington D.C. and David Irby of Laurie, MO, and Matthew Irby of Coeur d’Alene, Idaho; seven grandchildren, and many, many friends all over the country.

A celebration of life will be held Saturday, June 1, at 3 p.m. at Dale and Tammy’s Mountain View residence. In lieu of flowers the family asks that donations please be made to the funeral services directly for his widow. All proceeds will benefit his widow, Tammy Irby, and are for the funeral and memorial cost.

Cremation services by Always Faithful Memorial Services of West Plains, MO. Please contact Always Faithful Memorial Services (by mail at 1940 County Road 6460, PO Box 853, West Plains, MO 65775 or by phone at (417) 505-0052) to make donations.

To sendflowers or a memorial gift to the family of Dale H Irby please visit Always Faithful’s Sympathy Store.

Patricia Taylor Frymire

Mrs. Patricia “Pat” Taylor Frymire, age 75, of Atmore, Ala. passed away Monday, April 15, 2024. She was born in Atmore to Douglas McBride and Lula Davis.

Patricia was a devoted follower of Jesus and spent her life striving to live in His image, even when she was met with life’s trials and hardships. She was a caregiver to many children throughout her life and often reminisced that she loved all the children she cared for as her own. Later in life she earned her childcare certificate from Reid State. But she was most proud to be grandmother to her many grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She was nurturing, loving, and generous beyond measure to those she loved.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her former husband, Albert Austin Taylor; her son, Glen Shannon Taylor of Atmore; her grandson, Zachary Stockin; her sisters, Carolyn Mock and Bobbie Taylor, both of Atmore; and her brother, Gerald McBride of Atmore.

Mrs. Frymire is survived by her husband, Feldman Frymire; one daughter, Lisa Taylor of Long Beach, Ca.; six grandchildren, Anthony (Patsy) Taylor of Pensacola, Fla., Kristin (Matt) McKay of Crestline, Ca., Lachlan Taylor of Jacksonville, Fla., Courtney Stockin of Redondo Beach, Ca., Nolan Taylor, of Indianapolis, Ind. and Kelsey Taylor, of Brewton, Ala.; eleven great-grandchildren.

A private gathering for family will be held at Johnson-Quimby Funeral on Friday, April 19, 2024 from 10 – 11 a.m. followed by a funeral procession to McCullough Cemetery for graveside services at 11:30 a.m. to be officiated by Minister Rhett Ellis. All friends and visitors are welcomed to either join the procession from the funeral home or meet directly at McCullough Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, the family is asking for donations to this Pat Taylor Memorial Fund, which can be made at RB.GY/ONDKMB to help assist with her final expenses.

Johnson-Quimby Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. 

Ethel Mae Mouton

Mrs. Ethel Mae Mouton, age 85, passed away Monday, April 8, 2024. She was born to Thomas Smith and Gussie Mae Couch in Canoe, Ala. She received her formal education in Pensacola, Fla. school district, last attending Booker T. Washington High School. She was baptized as one of Jehovah’s Witnesses in 1975 and was faithful until her death. She was in full-time pioneer ministry. She found great pleasure in hospitality, serving guest speakers. She enjoyed shopping, traveling with her sister Mary and niece Cora. She loved dining out, visiting and spending time with family. She was an emergency foster care parent, providing love and stability to many children who were in distress.  

She was preceded in death by her parents; sisters, Rosavelt, Elizabeth, Mandy, Christine, Mary and Aline; brothers, Wilmer, Monk, Joseph, Charlie and Farmer; grandson Bernie Sheddrick Goode, Jr.

 Mrs. Mouton is survived by her children Euwauna Boutwell. Jr., Robert Mouton and Anthony Mouton, all of Atmore, Ala., Cathy (Jeffrey) West of Warner Robbins, Ga.; her sister, Mamie Sanders of Selma Ala. and brother, Robert Johnson of Tenn.; her grandchildren, Xavier Story, Rashad Story, Lairtoya McNealy, Nicole West, Madonna Huertas, Tawana Boutwell, Blair Goode Jones, Bernie Quwaun Goode and Tijon Carswell; host of great-grandchildren, great-great- grandchildren, nieces, nephews, and cousins; her longtime friends, Sister Bernice Rudolph, Sister Vivian Campbell, Sister Chandler and Brother and Sister McMillian, her dear spiritual brothers and sisters of Atmore, East Harlem, East Stroudsburg, and Lake Placid, congregations will miss her fellowship. 

She will be dearly missed while taking her nap, but Jehovah will call, and she will answer (Job 14:15). She will see his promise fulfilled (John 5:25, Revelation 21:3, 4)

Memorial services will be held Saturday, April; 20, 2024 at 2 p.m. at Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witness, Atmore.

The family will receive friends Friday, April 19, 2024 from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. at Petty-Eastside Chapel Funeral Homes, LLC.

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

Mickey Hubbard Parker


Mr. Mickey Hubbard Parker, age 70, of Lake View, Ala. passed away Monday, April 15, 2024. He was born and raised in Atmore, Ala. and was employed at the Atmore Municipal Airport for forty-five years as an ag pilot, mechanic, and manager. He enjoyed fishing, baking, woodworking and watching his grandson play baseball. He was known for his sense of humor and caring personality.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Roy (Buck) and Evelyn Parker; his brothers, Billy Roy Parker and Mike Parker.

Mr. Parker is survived by his wife of forty-seven years, Sue Parker; his daughter, Amanda Brown (Noah); his brother, Mark Parker; one grandson, Parker Brown;  his nieces and nephews, Julie Luker, Katie Delafosse, Jake Parker, Jesie Cordell, Quinton (Squeaky) Parker, Deanne Escobar, David Parslow, Margaret Swisher, Justin Davis, Cody Davis and Kaitlyn Steege; sixteen great-nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held Sunday, April 21, 2024 at 2 p.m. at Johnson Quimby Funeral Home. Interment will follow in Oak Hill Cemetery.

The family will receive friends Sunday, April 21, 2024 from 12:30 p.m. until 2 p.m. at Johnson Quimby Funeral Home

In lieu of flowers, the family is asking for donations to Pilots for Christ, which can be made on their website at or their Facebook page.

Johnson Quimby Funeral Home in charge of all arrangements.

Judy R Wooten Pouncey 


Judy R Wooten Pouncey, age 68, of Atmore, Ala. passed away Wednesday, April 17, 2024. She was born to Clark Wooten and the late Willornease Smith Wooten.

She was proceeded in death by her son, James M. Dorriety; her mother; her grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Wooten and Mr. and Mrs. Roy C. Smith.

Ms. Pouncey is survived by her father; her daughters, Dusty (Casey) Townson, Ashleigh (Cory) Fay and Kyra Kline-Guyton; eight grandchildren, James (Chandra) Dorriety, Makayla (Dakota) Barlow, Gracie (Caleb) Turberville, Dakota Wooten, Samuel Guyton, Patrick Guyton, Landon Guyton and Caleb Guyton; six great-grandchildren, Brantlee, Lilleigh, Jaxon, LakeLynn, Penelopi and Laney; her sisters, Gail (Randall) Miller and Deborah (Tony) Patterson; her brothers, Danny (Mary Jean) Sanspree, Bobby (Cheryl) Wooten and Don (Lila) Wooten; a host of nieces, nephews, beloved cousins and family.

Our Momma was loved by many and she loved them. As per her wishes she will be cremated and we will have a Celebration of Life at a later date. 

Chenelle Yvette Brown Beachham

Ms. Chenelle Yvette Brown Beachham, age 57, of Montgomery, Ala., formerly of Atmore, Ala., passed away Thursday, April 18, 2024 at Baptist -South Hospital- Montgomery, Montgomery, Ala. 

Funeral services are incomplete at this time but will be announced later by Turner Funeral Chapel.

Harold Stephen Malone

Mr. Harold Stephen Malone, age 84, of Deatsville, Ala., passed away Thursday, April 18, 2024 at his home after a long battle with Parkinson’s disease. He was born in Poarch, Ala. to Hugh and Mary Lou Malone. He was a member of Judson Baptist Church and later was a member of Coosada Baptist Church serving on the Building and Grounds Committee. He was a 1958 graduate of Escambia County High School, where he was chosen as the 1958 Good Citizen winner for excelling in dependability, service, leadership and patriotism. He carried these qualities throughout his life and instilled them into his children and grandchildren.  He was employed at BellSouth after thirty-eight years of service.

He had a special interest in volunteering after retirement. He became a Gideon through Gideons International and found pride in distributing Bibles across Elmore, Autauga and Montgomery counties. He also had a special interest in providing resources for the hearing and visually impaired through Alabama Telephone Pioneers.

He was preceded in death by his parents and his grandchild, Alexander Wayne Malone.

Mr. Malone is survived by his loving wife of forty years, Wanda Malone of Deatsville, Ala.; five children, Blake (Renee) Malone of Poarch, Ala., Kelly (Charles) Malone Walker of Atmore, Ala., David (Kris) Malone of Huntsville, Ala., Amanda (Ben) Malone Raulerson of Columbus, Ga., and Jonathan Malone of Fairhope, Ala.; fourteen  grandchildren; twelve great-grandchildren; two brothers Gerald (Joan) Malone of Bay Minette, Ala. and Ted (Dawn) Malone of Poarch and a host of nieces and nephews.

The family received friends Sunday, April 21, 2024, from 1 p.m. until service time at 2 p.m. at Judson Baptist Church in Poarch.

Funeral services were held Sunday, April 21, 2024 at 2 p.m. at Judson Baptist Church with Rev. Henry Wilson officiating. Interment followd in Judson Cemetery.

Pallbearers were Jordan Drew, Jeff Malone, Ryan Malone, Alex Meacham, Ben Raulerson and Brian Strawbridge.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Gideons International or Judson Baptist Church.

Brookside Funeral Home, Crematorium & Memorial Gardens in charge of all arrangements.  Millbrook, Ala.

Clyde Helton  

Mr. Clyde Helton, age 94, of Atmore, Ala., passed away Friday, April 19, 2024 at his home in Robinsonville after a long illness. He was born in Atmore to Fonnie and Junnie Helton. One of his most treasured memories was having played on the undefeated Atmore Blue Devils football team in 1950. He served in the Army serving in Alaska and upon completion of his service to his country, he returned to farming, He worked for the United States Postal Service until final retirement. He loved hunting and fishing, watching old westerns and sports on TV and riding his side by side around his farm.  He was a lifelong member of Robinsonville Baptist Church serving in almost every position, living his life for God and his family. He was a genuine Christian man who lived what he believed. He was always civic minded, serving his community in many capacities through the years, including Escambia County Cattleman’s Association President. He was a proud long-time member of the National Rifle Association. 

He was preceded in death by his parents; his siblings, CW Helton, Leople Peacock, Ima Crawford, Robert Helton and Kendral Helton; grandson, Randall Helton.

Mr. Helton is survived by his beloved wife of sixty-eight years, Gladys McLain; sister, Nelda Jernigan; sons, Clay (Susan) Helton and Rex Helton; grandchildren, Clay Helton Jr., Morgan (Nate) Scott and Myles Helton; a host of step-grandchildren, greatgrandchildren and other relatives and friends.

Funeral services were held Tuesday, April 23, 2024 at 1 p.m. at Robinsonville Baptist Church with Dr. Toomy Smith officiating. Burial will follow at Robinsonville Church Cemetery.
The family received friends Tuesday, April 23, 2024 from Noon until service time at 1 p.m. at Robinsonville Baptist Church.
Pallbearers were Rodney Helton, Mike Helton, Clay Helton Jr., Landon Helton, Will Owens and Charlie Woods.

Honorary pallbearer were Myles Helton

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

Carol Elizabeth Satterwhite

Mrs. Carol Elizabeth Satterwhite, age 76, passed away at her home. She was a native of Pensacola, Fla. and a resident of Flomaton, Ala. She was a faithful member of Beulah Chapel Assembly of God Church. At a young age she liked to water ski. She was also a homemaker and loved cooking for her husband and family. Her family meant the world to her, and she would always love to see family come to visit. Carol also had a big heart when it came to animals especially her two little dogs, she also loved flowers. She went through a lot of hardships in life but always stayed strong and kept her faith no matter the pain and sickness she endured the past few years. She would always say “The Lord is with me and when it’s my time I’m ready”.

She was preceded in death by her father, Gerald Leroy Hoyt; mother Carnley Owen; Kerry Mae VanHoosen.
Mrs. Satterwhite is survived by her devoted husband of twenty-six years, Bobby Satterwhite; daughter, Regina (Ernest) Wyatt; step-children ,Tim Satterwhite, Johnny Satterwhite, Michael Harvell and Timothy Harvell; son-in-law, Brad Settles; brother, Melvin Crowter; grandchildren, Krystle and Robbie Wilson, Joel and Brittany Wyatt, Kevin and Tiffany Settles, Keith and Maggie Settles, Lexie Stacey, Zachery Satterwhite, Dakota Satterwhite, Johnnah Satterwhite, Audrea Satterwhite, Colby Satterwhite, Levi Satterwhite and Jaden Satterwhite; twenty-seven great-grandchildren; six great-great-grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews.
Funeral service will be held Wednesday, April 24, 2024 at Noon at Petty- Eastside Chapel Funeral Homes, LLC. with Dr. Charles Satterwhite officiating. Burial will follow at Beulah Chapel Church Cemetery.
The family will receive friends Wednesday, April 24, 2024 from 11 a.m.  until service time at Noon at Petty-Eastside Chapel Funeral Homes, LLC.
Petty-Eastside Chapel Funeral Home, LLC in charge of all arrangements. Atmore, Ala.

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