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Tuesday, May 25, 2004, Obituaries

James Wilbur "Tennie" Garrett

Mr. James Wilbur "Tennie" Garrett, age 70, of Brundidge, Alabama died Saturday, May 22, 2004 at his home. Funeral services were held Monday, May 24, 2004 at 11 a.m. at Springfield Baptist Church with Reverend John Emfinger and Elder Cary Sanders officiating. Burial followed in the church cemetery with Dillard Funeral Home of Brundidge directing. He lay in state for one hour prior to the service at the church.

Visitation was held Sunday, May 23, 2004 from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. at Dillard Funeral Home in Brundidge. His nephews served as pallbearers.

He is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Gary and Jeanne Garrett of Brundidge; grandson, Blake Garrett of Brundidge; brothers and sisters-in law; Melvin Garrett, Brady (Mary Jo) Garrett, Bradley (Toy) Garrett, Chester (Aline) Garrett, Douglas (Norma) Garrett, Johnny (Patricia) Garrett, Abner (Brenda) Garrett and a sister Betty Garrett.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Daro-Jean Garrett; parents, Luther Warren and Lucille Pearl Garrett and a sister, Evelyn Garrett.

Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society or the Wiregrass Hospice.

Robert Edward "Hit" Turnipseed

Services for Robert Edward "Hit" Turnipseed, 65, of Troy who died at his home Sunday, May 23, 2004 will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday, May 26 at Dillard Funeral Home Chapel in Troy with Rev. Clifford Mathews officiating. Burial will be in

Ebenezer Baptist Church Cemetery in the Ebenezer Community under the direction of Dillard Funeral Home of Troy.

Visitation will be from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

Mr. Turnipseed was preceded in death by his wife, Mary; parents, Robert and Annie Turnipseed; brother, Fred Turnipseed; sister, Doris Squire and a stepson, Danny Dawkins.

Survivors include sisters, Gena Murphy and her

husband, Donald of Pine Level and Jamie Newman of Troy; brothers and their wives, Ned and Charlotte Turnipseed of Montgomery

and Ted and Robbie Turnipseed of Briar Hill; stepdaughters and their husbands, Elaine and Steve Kline, Patricia and Bobby Cole and Janet and Tom Wilkerson; grandchildren, Jon Jason Finch, Mathew Mark Green, Robert Devon Wilkerson and Travin Tyler Wilkerson and several nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers will be

Mike Benton, Billy May, Comer Lee Phelps, Reuben Squire, Charlie Turnipseed and Devan Wilkerson.

Mary Dorothy Richburg Flowers

Services for Mary Dorothy Richburg Flowers, 78, of Goshen who died Saturday, May 22, 2004 at her home will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, May 26, 2004 at Goshen Baptist Church with Revs, W.O. Sanders and David Zorn officiating.

There will be a one hour lie-in-state at the church prior to the service.

Burial will be in Carter Cemetery in Goshen under the direction of Dillard Funeral Home of Troy.

Visitation will be from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

She was an active member of the Goshen Baptist Church as well as many historical societies, including the Huguenot Society of Founders of Manakin Town, Daughters of the American Revolution, United Daughters of the Confederacy; National Society Daughters of Founders and Patriots of America. She was the organizing Regent of the Capt. Thomas Carter Daughters of the American Colonies, National Society of Colonial Dames, XVIII Century United States Daughters of 1812, National Society of Magna Charter Dames.

Mrs. Flowers was preceded in death by her husband, Benny "Mutt" Flowers.

Survivors include two daughters and their husbands, Patricia Flowers and Dwight Folmar of Troy and Debbie Flowers and Gordon Huffman of Birmingham; son and his wife, Mike and Mavis Flowers of Troy; ten grandchildren; nine great-grandsons and sisters-in law, Carmen Brown of Mobile and Annie Ruth Richburg of Abbeville.

Pallbearers are Christopher Huffman, Jess Flowers, Cliff Steed, Randy Spence, Kevin Folmar and Matt Hames.

Honorary pallbearers are Members of Capt. Thomas Carter Daughters of the American Colonies and the Oliver Wiley Chapter of the Daughters of American Revolution.

The family request memorials be made to Wiregrass Hospice, 199 Highway 231 North, Troy, Al. 36081 or the American Cancer Society.