Patrick Smith

Published 12:00 am Thursday, February 7, 2002

Services for Patrick Smith, 19, of Troy, who died Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2002, in Nashville, Tenn., will be at 2 p.m. Friday at the First Baptist Church of Troy with the Rev. Dr. Ed Walter officiating.

Burial will be in Banks Cemetery under the direction of Dillard Funeral Home.

Visitation is from 4 to 7 p.m. today at the funeral home.

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He is preceded in death by his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. James Smith of Banks and Mr. and Mrs. Pat Moore of Brewton and great-grandparents, J.B. and Metta Bowden.

Survivors include his parents, Angela and Ben Smith of Troy; three aunts and their husbands, Dawn Moore and Melinda Moore, both of Atlanta, and Summer and Mike Myrick of Brewton; two uncles and their wives, Mike and Jennifer Smith of Banks and Randall and Karen Smith of Troy; first cousins, Allison Smith, Michael Ann Smith, Jessica Moore and Anna Jetton; a great-aunt, Lois Grimes; and a great-uncle, Jimmy Bowden.

Pallbearers will be Chase Flowers, Matt Green, Wesley Pennington, Michael Phillips, Justin Sims, Kevin Stephens, Justin Stalling and Lonnie Ward.

The family requests memorials be made in Smith’s memory to the Troy State University Rodeo Team, c/o the Troy

State University Foundation, 256 Adams Administration Building, Troy State University, Troy, Ala., 36081.

Bobbie Earley Lee

Services for Bobbie Earley Lee, 69, of Troy, who died Tues., Feb. 5, 2002 at Edge Regional Medical Center, with her family by her side, will be Thursday, Feb. 7 at

2 p.m. at Dillard Funeral Home Chapel in Troy with Dr. Ellis Bush officiating.

Burial will be at Green Hills Memorial Park in Troy under the direction of Dillard Funeral Home of Troy.

Visitation is from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Feb. 6, 2002 at Dillard Funeral Home in Troy.

Mrs. Lee was born

March 28, 1932 in Orangeburg, S.C.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Bryan and Ocey Earley.

Survivors are her husband, Robert J. Lee; five children, Joyce (Carson) Pomeroy, Eufaula; Marshall (D’Ann) Lee, Helena; Russell (Judy) Lee, Eufaula; Jeff (Sandy) Lee, Eufaula; Karen (Joe) Watson, Brandon, MS; eight grandchildren, Lee Pomeroy Jennings, Nicholas Bavaro, Tara Herbinger, Tres Watson, Allie Lee, Bryan Lee, Tanner Lee and Houston Watson; two brothers, Reese Earley of Orangeburg, S.C. and Jimmy Earley of Hartsville, S.C.; and a sister, Margie Hallman of Orangeburg, S.C.

Pallbearers are,

Nicholas Bavaro, Freddie Brooks, Mike Hughes, Mike Jennings, Fitz Lee and Daniel



pallbearers are Harry Anderson,

Charles McNair, Haley Grant, Johnny Mitchell, George Law, Albert Stephens, Joe Stephens, Quincy Carter, Red Oliver, Joe Watson Sr., Ira Thompson, Foy Mitchell, Charles Green, and Walter Black and members of the 933rd

Field Batallion activated in 1951.

The family

request that

memorials be made to The American Council of the Blind, 1155 15th. St,. Northwest, Suite 1004, Washington, D.C. 20005.


Lessie Hough Jenkins

Services for Lessie Hough Jenkins, 88, of Troy, who died at Pike Manor Health Care Facility, will be at 2 p.m. Sat., Feb., 9, 2002 at Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church in Troy with Rev. A.C. Johnson officiating.

Burial will be at Carroll St. Cemetery in Troy under the direction of Grubbs Funeral Home

Mrs. Jenkins was born June 5, 1913 in Linwood, Ala. to the union of Jim and Harriet Hough.

She was an entrepreneur of the renowned ‘Jenkins Cafe’, and served as treasurer of the Order of

Eastern Star, Chapter #857. She was also a member of the

Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church of Troy.

Survivors are three adopted daughters, Mary Lois Scott Davis of Los Angeles, Ca., Debbie H. Mclendon of Troy, Gussie and Jeffrey Caffie of Brundidge; two

granddaughters and


husband, Sharonda and

James Youngblood of

Louisville, Ky., and

Nikki Caffie of


great-grandchildren, Jasmine and James Youngblood; two sisters, Mrs. Comealor Cogborn of Troy and

Mrs. Frances Scott of Los Angeles, Ca.; a nephew and his wife, James O. and Minnie Cogborn of

Troy and many other relatives and


Pallbearers are John Parker, Sherman Bland, James Jackson, Willie Parker, Jimmy Henderson and

Ned McLendon.

Honorary Pallbearers are Louis Cogborn, Samuel Cogborn, Walter Hough, James Cogborn, Hollis Cogborn and Terone Hough.


Bearers are O.E.S., Chapter 857 and Matrons of Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church.

Henry E. Williams

Services for Henry E. Williams, 52, who died at his residence Feb. 4, 2002 will be held Feb. 9, at 11 a.m. at Mt. Olive Baptist Church, Banks with Rev. Steven Tullis and Rev. James Kennedy officiating.

Burial will be in the Brundidge Community Cemetery at noon with George F. Grubbs Funeral Home directing.

Mr. Williams was born April 8, 1949 in Ozark to Leroy Coleman and Beatrice Crittendon.

He graduated from Ozark city Schools and served in the United States Army.

Survivors include his ex-wife, Quience Williams of Atlanta, Ga.; his aunt, Eva Mae Adams of Brundidge; two sons, Henry Williams Jr. and Aaron Williams of Atlanta, Ga.; three daughters, Shelia Lee of Jacksonville, Fla., Ataria Williams and Taneka Williams of Atlanta, Ga.; two sisters, Margaret Coleman of Quincey, Fla. and Alberta Williams of Ozark; two brothers, Roy Lee Williams and Anthony Crittendon of Ozark; two God brothers, Freddie Brascomb of Plainsville, N.J. and Anthony Brascomb of Brundidge; friends, Tyrone Mason, Ernest Pearson, Eddie Powell and Roosevelt Woods of Brundidge; 10 grandchildren and many family members and friends.

Nancy L. Knox

Services for Nancy

L. Knox, 87, of St. Petersburg, Fla. and a former resident of Brundidge, who died Mon., Feb. 4, 2002

will be at 1 p.m., Sat., Feb., 9, at Pleasant Hill Baptist Church with the Revs. K.O. Marsh and Rev. McComb officiating.

Burial will be in the Pleasant Hill Baptist Church Cemetery



direction of Bell’s Liptrot-Dawson Funeral Home.

Visitation will be Friday from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.