Friday, March 12, 2004, Obituaries

Published 12:00 am Wednesday, March 17, 2004

Joe Donald Walker

Services for Joe Donald Walker, 66 of Brundidge who died Wednesday, March 10, 2003 at his home will be at 3 p.m. Friday, March 12 at Dillard Funeral Home Chapel in Troy with Reverend J. C. Turner officiating.

Burial will be in Mt. Moriah Cemetery in Troy under the direction of Dillard Funeral Home of Troy.

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Visitation will be from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. Thursday at Dillard Funeral Home in Brundidge.

Survivors include his wife, Lynda Walker of Brundidge; daughters and their husbands, Martha Ann Walker of Prattville, Christy and Bobby Arant of Wetumpka; Beth and Jeff

Perdue of Tallassee and Donna Walker of Brundidge;

sons and their wives, Joe Donald and Jackie Walker, Jr. of Montgomery, Robert David Kelly of Wetumpka, Michael and Lacy Walker of Daleville and Walter Walker of Winter Haven, Florida; 17 grandchildren, Stephanie, Courtney, Todd, Jonathon, Amanda, Heather, Melodey, Skyler, Morgan, Chris, Vicki, Josh, Bethany, Alyssa, Michael, Skyler and Erin Shay and a sister, Johnny Moody.

Byron Galloway

Byron Galloway, 94, of Tarentum, died Wednesday, March 10, 2004 at his residence. Services for Mr. Galloway will be at 2 p.m. Friday, March 12, 2004 at St. John Baptist Church with Revs. Clifford Matthews, Mack King, W. O. Sanders and Paul Matthews officiating with Skeen Funeral Home of Brundidge directing. Visitation was Thursday, March 11, 2004 at St. John Baptist Church Fellowship Hall from 6-8 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. John Cemetery Trust Fund or your favorite charity.

Surviving is his wife of 73 years, Millie Galloway, daughter and son-in-law, Peggy June and Clifford Matthews; daughter-in-law, Oma Jean Galloway all of Tarentum, sister, Carolyn Trotter of Dothan; 2 grandchildren, Wanda and Larry Lucas of Huntsville and Paul and Dana Matthews of Daphne; 7 great-grandchildren and several nieces.

He was a Coffee County Commissioner for 12 years.

He was preceded in death by a son, Billy Galloway; parents, Marshall Galloway and Sarah Josephine Avant Galloway and brothers, Clifton, James, Otis and Oran Galloway.

Albert P. &uot;Bo&uot; Ables

Services for Albert P. &uot;Bo&uot; Ables, 77 of Pace, Fla., who died Friday, February 27, 2004, were 12 p.m. Monday, March 1 at Oak Lawn Funeral Home in Pensacola, Fla. Burial followed at Barrancas National Cemetery.

Visitation was at Oak Lawn Funeral Home.

Mr. Ables was a native of Gantt. He moved to Pensacola, Florida in 1959 where he lived for 37 years before moving to Pace in 1996.

He served in the U.S. Army during WWII in Europe, graduated from Troy Teachers College and retired from Monsanto in 1980. He was an avid fisherman and enjoyed his part time job at Fletcher’s Amoco. He was a faithful member of Wallace Baptist Church.

He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Blanche Ables, four daughters, Vicki Flecther (Woody), Rebekah Wallace (Edward), Melody Keith (Larry), Debbie Hamilton and one son, William &uot;Bo&uot; Ables, six grandchildren: Lt. Ken Wallace, Jessica Wallace, Jenny Freeman, Derek Hamilton, Mac Fletcher and Zachary Ables.

He was preceded in death by his parents Gilley and Gradis Ables and sister, Betty Wichman.

Carys and Clarkson Pittman

Carys and Clarkson Pittman, infant twins of Julius and Christy Pittman, of Troy died Tuesday, March 9, 2004 at Troy Regional Medical Center.

A private family service will be held at a later date.

Memorials may be made In Memory of Carys and Clarkson to Southside Baptist Church in Troy, 552 South Brundidge Street,

Troy, Alabama 36081.

Survivors include their parents, Julius and Christy Pittman, Troy; grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Jimmie Lee Clark, Troy; Mr. and Mrs. Julius Pittman, Sr. Troy; aunt and uncle, Tina and Mike Rose, Troy; cousins, Peyton Rose and Slade Rose.