Thursday, April 10, 2003, Obituaries

Published 12:00 am Wednesday, April 9, 2003

Adoll B. Nickson

Services for Adoll B. Nickson, 67, of Rt. 2, Brundidge, who died on Sunday April 6 at Edge Regional Medical Center will be held Saturday, April 12 at 1 p.m. at Lily White Holiness Church in Brundidge.

Pastor M.L. Griffin will officiate.

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Burial will be at White Memorial Cemetery under the direction of George F. Grubbs Funeral Home.

Visitation will be Friday, April 11 at noon at George F. Grubbs Funeral Home.

Mrs. Nickson was born Jan. 5, 1936 in Pike County to Walter Lee and Mildred Boyd. She attended Pike County public schools and was a retired textile worker. She was also an active member in Lily White Holiness Church.

Mrs. Nickson is survived by her husband, Willie A. Nickson; three daughters and sons-in-law Margaret and Ladon Foster, Mildred and Lawrence Silar and Deborah and Herbie Frazier, all of Brundidge; three sons and daughters-in-law, Willie M. and Debra Nickson of Banks, Joe and Lesa Nickson and Johnny Nickson, all of Brundidge; two sisters Mary Helen Lawrence of Baltimore, Md., and Joan Griffin of Miami, Fla.; one brother and sister-in-law Bishop Ashley and Loretta Boyd of Troy; two brothers-in-law Mack and Annie Pearl Nickson of Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., and James Leamon Nickson of Brundidge; one sister-in-law Mildred Burks of Brundidge; 19 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers are Mrs. Nickson's nephews and cousins.

Flowerbearers are friends of the family.

Margene Reeves Phillips

Services for Margene Reeves Phillips, 81, formerly of Troy and recently of Auburn, who died Saturday, April 5 in Birmingham, were held Monday, April 7 at 3 p.m. at the chapel in Dillard Funeral Home in Troy.

The Revs. Howard Porter and Charles Cummings officiated.

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

Visitation was at Dillard Funeral Home in Troy on Monday, April 7 from 1 p.m. until 3 p.m.

Mrs. Phillips was a retired South Central Bell employee after 32 years of service.

She was also a member of Auburn Methodist Church.

Mrs. Phillips was preceded in death by her husband of 57 years, James Phillips, and her parents, Grady L. and Annie Rebecca Moore Reeves.

Survivors include her daughter and son-in-law, Jimmie Sue and William F. Qualls of Birmingham; her granddaughter and husband, Katherine and Howard Porter of Auburn; one great-grandchild, Tripp Porter of Auburn; a sister and brother-in-law, Dr. Shelton and Dot Pinkerton of Pensacola, Fla.; two brothers and sisters-in-law, Homer and Sally Reeves and George and Louise Reeves, both of Troy; nieces and nephews, Sharon Pinkerton, Drew and Carolyn Pinkerton and Grady and Vickie Reeves; and great nieces and nephews, Jason and Ellie Reeves, John Reeves and Lauren Pinkerton and Amy Reeves.

Pallbearers were Jerry Boutwell, Richard Bratton, Drew Pinkerton, Grady Reeves, Jason Reeves and John Reeves.

Memorial contributions can be made to the American Cancer Society.