Thursday, April 21, 2005, Obituaries.
Jean R. Sanders
Jean R. Sanders, 71, of Troy, died at Shelby Ridge Health and Rehab, Tuesday, April 19, 2005. Visitation will be at Dillard Funeral Home in Troy on Wednesday, April 20, 2005, from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m.
Graveside services will be held at White Rock Cemetery on Thursday, April 21, 2005, at 11 a.m. with Dr. Don Hatcher officiating. Dillard Funeral Home of Troy is directing. Survivors include two daughters, Meg and Dave Fiveash of Troy, Dolores and Wayne Haynie of Peachtree City, Ga.; four sons, Bruce and Beth Sanders of Birmingham, Scott and Melissa Sanders of Troy, Eddie and Marsha Sanders, Jr. of Pittsview, Phil and Kim Sanders of Montgomery; 13 grandchildren, Hannah Yancey, Mary Beth Sanders, Aaron Yancey, Luke Sanders, Morgan Sanders, David Fiveash, Jr., Samantha Fiveash, Traci Haynie, Wayne Haynie, Jr., Laura Sanders, Steve Sanders, Jacob Sanders, Jordan Sanders;
sisters, Elma Bandonas of Tampa, Beverly Kirkam; brothers, Don Rude of New York, Lloyd Rude of Tampa; Several great grandchildren. Preceded in death by her husband, Eddie Sanders.
Lillis D. Knotts
Lillis D. Knotts, 67, of
Troy died at Flowers Hospital in Dothan, Friday, April 15, 2005. Visitation was held at Dillard Funeral Home in Troy on Saturday, April 16, 2005,
from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. The funeral service was held at Dillard Funeral Home Chapel in Troy on Sunday, April 17, 2005, at 4 p.m. with Reverend Burney Enzor officiating. Burial followed at Green Hills Memorial Park with Dillard Funeral Home in Troy directing. The family requested that memorials be made to Northside Baptist Church. The pallbearers were Ken Messick, Luther Messick, Chris Wilkes, Derek Wilkes, John Kelly, and Todd Rainey. Survivors include her husband of 36 years, Grover Knotts of Troy; sons and daughters-in-law, Jim (Kelly) Kelly of Goshen, Steve (Bonnie) Kelly of Montgomery, Richard (Geraldine) Knotts of Troy; Grandchildren, Garrett Kelly, Carmen Kelly, Camille Kelly, Rick Knotts, Donna Bryd, Caroline Knotts, Tabitha Knotts, Liane Knotts, Mellissa Macalintal; seven Great grandchildren; Brother, Gene Dillard of Colorado; Numerous nieces and nephews.
Rachel Rebecca &uot;Shirey&uot; Bryant
Rachel Rebecca &uot;Shirey&uot; Bryant, 60, of Brundidge, died at Baptist Medical Center South in Montgomery, Sunday, April 17, 2005. Visitation will be at Dillard Funeral Home in Brundidge, Friday, April 22, 2005, from 10 a.m. until 11 a.m. Burial will be at Oakwood Cemetery, in Lanett at 3 p.m. Friday, April 22, 2005, with Reverend Ray Fuson officiating, Dillard Funeral Home of Brundidge is directing. Survivors include daughter, Teresa George of Skipperville; son, Steven Hill of Brundidge; grandchildren, Felecia Brentnall, Anechia Brentnall, Violet Hill, Rabeka Brentnall, Steven Michael Hill, Brittney Hill, Houston Hill; one great grandchild, Dawson Briar Floyd; mother, Velma Shirey of Brundidge; brother, Paul Shirey. The pallbearers will be Jacques Munier, Jody Grantham, Wayne Campbell, Doug Wilkerson, Glen Davis and John Floyd.
Robert L. &uot;Pop&uot; Rader
Robert L. &uot;Pop&uot; Rader, 77, of Troy, died at Troy Health and Rehab in Troy, Wednesday, April 20, 2005. Visitation will be held at Dillard Funeral Home in Troy on Thursday, April 21, 2005, from 6 p.m.until 8 p.m. The funeral service will be held at Dillard Funeral Home Chapel in Troy on Friday, April 22, 2005, at 11 a.m. with Reverend Otis Derrah officiating. Burial will follow at Green Hills Memorial Park in Troy with military honors and masonic rites. Survivors include, son and daughter-in-law, Wayne and Jane Rader of Troy; grandchildren, Bill and Michael Rader, Mark and Robert Craft; sister, Fern Tallent of Florida; sisters-in-law, Jewell Rader of California, June Rader of Illinois, Dorothy Jinright of Troy, Floyce Griffin of Georgia, Faye Davis Huff of Troy; b rother-in-law, Amos Davis of Louisiana; Several nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by his wife, Doris Rader and a daughter, Rita J. Craft.