Sunday, April 2, 2006, Obituaries

Published 12:00 am Monday, April 3, 2006

Agnes Merle Walker

Merle Agnes Walker age 82 formerly of Elba, Alabama passed away Thursday, March 30, 2006 at the Enterprise Nursing Home. Funeral services will be held at Hayes Funeral Home Chapel on Saturday, April 1, 2006 beginning at 12:00 PM. Burial will follow in Hillcrest Memorial Gardens of Elba, Alabama with Hayes Funeral home directing. Visitation will be held at Hayes Funeral Home on Saturday, April 1, 11:00 PM to 12:00 PM. The family request in lieu of flowers memorial contributions be made to the American Diabetes Foundation or the Alzheimers Research Foundation. Mrs. Walker was preceded in death by her parents Ocie Lee and Leann Bryan Smith, husband Elon O. Walker, and a daughter Elaine Walker Ellis.

Survivors include Daughter-Joann Cutts of Enterprise, AL, Son-Larry Walker and Daughter-in-law-Gayle Walker of Enterprise, AL, Son-Warren E. Walker and Daughter-in-law-Carolyn Walker of Troy, AL, Granddaughter-Lisa G. Dye of Enterprise, AL, Granddaughter-Tami Miller of Virginia Beach, VA, Granddaughter-Heather Reaves of Newnan, GA, Granddaughter-Hope Walker of New York, NY, Granddaughter-Debbie Carmichael of Elba, AL, Granddaughter-Karen Ellis Brabham of Enterprise, AL, Grandson-Larry L. Walker of Virginia Beach, VA, Grandson-Eric Miller of Houston, TX, Great Granddaughter-Kristin Miller of Houston, TX, Great Granddaughter-Madison Carmichael of Elba, AL, Great Granddaughter-Jackie O. Barnett of Enterprise, AL, Great Grandson-Kaleb Miller of Houston, TX, Great Grandson-Mitch Cutts of Las Vegas, NV, Great Grandson-Quent Smith of Las Vegas, NV, Sister-Sue Ellen Edgar of Highland Springs, VA, along with numerous nieces and nephews.

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Heather Nicole Johnston

Heather Nicole Johnston, 19, of Troy, died on Wednesday, March 29, 2006. Visitation was held at Dillard Funeral Home in Brundidge on Friday, March 31, 2006

from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM. The funeral service was held at Dillard Funeral Home Chapel in Brundidge on Saturday, April 1, 2006 at 2:00 PM with Pastor Les Teal and Pastor Louis Johnson officiating. Burial followed at Lakeview Cemetery, in Brundidge. Pallbearers will be her Brothers in Christ. Honorary pallbearers were the College and Career Group. She is survived by her Parents, Charles and Jacqueline Johnston of Troy, Sister and brother-in-law, Samantha and Dustin Paul Maines of Troy, Niece and nephew, Sarah and Joshua Maines of Troy, Grandmother, Mary Faye Lee of Brundidge, Great grandmother, Sallie Mae Lee, Banks, Fianc\u00E9, Aaron Long of Troy, Numerous aunts, uncles, and cousins. Preceded in death by her grandfather, Jack Lee and grandparents, Charles &uot;Punkie&uot; Johnston and Rosilee Johnston.

A. B. Bean (Bro.) (Bean)

Services for A. B. Bean (Bro.) (Bean), 67, of Troy who died March 23, 2006 will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 1, 2006 at New Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church in China Grove with Rev. G. E. Calhoun officiating.

Burial will be in the church cemetery under the direction of George F. Grubbs Funeral Home of Troy.

Mr. Bean was born July 12, 1938 in Pike County. He was employed with Wiregrass Construction Company for 39 years and retired in 2004.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Cody and Alberta Bean; daughter, Theresa Ann Domineck; brother, Johnny Lee Bean and two great uncles, Otis Ethridge and J. K. Walton.

Survivors include six children, Wylie Owens of Grady, Jay (Aretha) Bean, Danvelle (Rose) Bean, Erica (Fatt) Bean, Nicole( Nappy Head) Bean and Komesha (Pook) Bean all of Troy;

twenty grandchildren; one great-grandson; four brothers, John (Jessie) Bean, Louis (Wilma) Bean, and C. P. (Carolyn) Bean all of Troy and Williams Bean of Anderson, IN; three sisters, Lexie King, Mary Bean and Annie Burns all of Anderson, IN; one devoted sister-in-law, Lois Bean; forty eight nieces and nephews; several other relatives and friends including three very special friends, David Williams, Cody Miller and Malcolm Peterson.

Pallbearers will be his grandsons.

Floral bearers will be his nieces.