Friday, June 13, 2003, Obituaries
Deborah Still Bristow
Services for Deborah Still Bristow, 44, of Grady who died Saturday, June 7, 2003, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 14, 2003, at Center Point Church of Christ with Rev. J. Barnes officiating.
Burial will follow in the churchyard under the direction of Phillips-Riley Funeral Home of Montgomery.
Mrs. Bristow will lie-in-state for one hour at the church prior to the service.
Survivors include a husband, J.C. Bristow of Grady; daughters and husband, Shunkesha and Reginald Bell of Montgomery and Shundra Bristow of Grady; mother, Mary Elmore Still of Ramer; three precious granddaughters, Ranesha Bell, Rashaylla Bell and Tyshuna Bristow; brothers and their wives, Charles Still, Walter and Sadie Still of Pine Level, Willie and Annie Still of Grady, Henry and May Charles Still of Troy and Bernard Still of Ramer; sisters and their husbands, Teresa Still of Miami, Florida, Vivian Still of Troy, Sharon and Vicitias Lyons of Columbus, Georgia and Doris and Eddie Sankey of Hoover;
sisters-in-law and husband, Betty Bristow of Grady, Carrie Bristow of Montgomery and Lugenia and Roger Mahone of Troy; brothers-in-law and their wives, Willie and Avan Bristow of Dayton, Ohio and Samuel and Linda Bristow of Verbena, several uncles, aunts, cousins, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends including devoted friends, Marie Howard, Gloria Cogburn, Shirley Hardmon, Shirley McNear and Zummer Austin.
James &uot;Jim&uot; Thomas Arnold
Mr. James &uot;Jim&uot; Thomas Arnold, 72, of 4841 Morgan Mill Road Brantley, died Wednesday, June 11, 2003, at Baptist Health Medical Center Montclair in Birmingham.
Funeral services will be held at Hayes Funeral Home Chapel on Saturday, June 14, 2003, beginning at 2 p.m. with the Rev. Ray Stinson and the Rev. Wayne Tillery officiating. Burial will be in Arnold Cemetery in Brantley with Hayes Funeral Home of Elba directing.
Visitation will be at Hayes Funeral Home on Friday evening, June 13, 2003, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Arnold was preceded in death by his son James Wilson Arnold.
Survivors include his Wife-Melissa Ann Arnold of Brantley; a son, Ethan Arnold of Brantley; a son Bobby Arnold of Brantley,; a son, Thomas Arnold of Banks; a daughter, Tanya Arnold of Troy; a daughter, Jennifer Griggs of Troy; a daughter, Mary Rohror of Titusville, Fla.; a daughter, Margaret Wicker of Kentucky;
a daughter, Christine Williams of Tarpon Springs, Fla.; a daughter, Mildred Frazier of Rainsville; a daughter, Chardene Martinez of Tarpon Springs, Fla.; a daughter-Ann Haney of Holiday, Fla.;
a daughter, Betty Jane White of Samson; a brother, Melvin Arnold of Sarasota, Fla.; a sister-Emmy Dell Houck of Sarasota, Fla.; a sister-Denise Tillery of Clearwater, Fla.; 23 grandchildren, and 14 great-grandchildren.
Anne Julia Adams
Anne Julia Adams, 84, of Troy died Thursday, June 12, 2003, at Magnolia Lodge. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 14, 2003, at First Presbyterian Church of Troy with the Rev. Tim McQuitty officiating.
Visitation will be from 5-7 p.m. Friday, June 13, 2003, at Skeen Funeral Home. The body will lie in state at the church from 10-11 a.m. the day of the funeral.
A graveside burial will take place at 2 p.m. Saturday, June 14, 2003, at Greenwood Cemetery in Montgomery.
She was born Dec. 2, 1918, in Montgomery to Eugene Clarence and Pearl May Lashley. She was a teacher and historian. She was a native of Montgomery and a 1938 graduate of Huntingdon College and received a master's degree in history from the University of Alabama. She was an instructor at Alexander City Junior College and an archivist for War College at Maxwell Air Force Base. She was a lifelong Biblical Scholar and Bible teacher and taught numerous Bible studies in Montgomery, Pine Level and Troy. She was a wife and mother of four children.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Hugh Douglas Adams in 2000, a brother, E.C. Lashley Jr., and a sister, Roberta L. Dobbs.
Survivors include two sons, Hugh Douglas Adams, Jr. of Highland Lake and Charles Eugene Adams of Lawrence, Ks; two daughters, Linda Adams Taylor of Troy and Gentry Adams Hassett of Troy; nine grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren, two sisters, Hattie May Halse of Montgomery and Dorothy L. Douglas of Savannah, Ga.
Pallbearers will be Doug Adams, Colvin Taylor, Thomas Taylor, Harrison Taylor, Clifton Hassett and Steve Tyson.
The family requests memorials be made to Wiregrass Hospice of Troy to Covenant Christian School Library.
Services for Walter Williams, 59, of Grady who died Monday, June 9, 2003, at his home will be at 3 p.m. Saturday, June 14, 2003, at Macedonia Baptist Church in Grady with Rev. C. H. Harmon officiating.
Burial will be in Bethlehem Baptist Church Cemetery in Orion under the direction of George F. Grubbs Funeral Home of Troy.
Visitation will be at noon Friday at the funeral home.
Mr. Williams was born Jan.
26, 1944, in Pike County. His parents were Bobby Williams and Willie B. Boose. He was a truck driver.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Willie B. Boose; brother, Robert Ford and his first wife, Ruby J. Baldwin Williams.
Survivors include his wife of 29 years, Alma R. Hollinghead Williams; six children, Leslie Williams of Montgomery, Bessie Williams of Atlanta, Ga.; Walter and Jackie Williams, of Pine Level, Tyrone and Marisol Williams of Barstone, Calif., Willie J. and Sabrina Williams of Montgomery and Stacey M. Williams of Pine Level; five brothers, Willie J. Boose of Anderson, Indiana, Arthur L. Boose of Pine Level, Henry R. and Peggy Williams of Marietta, Ga., Clayton and Lucinda Williams of Anderson, Ind., and Rudy and Irma Jean Williams of Anderson, Ind.; three sisters, Willye G. Hall of Pike Road, Annie Doris and LaVelle Wilkerson of Anderson, Indiana and Dorothy and John Fletcher of Anderson, Ind.; devoted grandmother, Minnie Ford of Pine Level; seven grandchildren, Marquis Williams, Brandon Williams, Jakera Rogers, JaQuerris Warren, Alisha Williams and Amira Williams; mother-in-law, Katie M. Hollinghead; father-in-law, Otha B. Bradberry; sister-in-law, Sweetie B. Jones of Newark, N.J. and several nieces, nephews, cousins, close family and friends.
Pallbearers will be friends of the family.
Floralbearers will be the granddaughters and nieces.