Teresa Dianne Carroll

Teresa Dianne Carroll, age 63, passed away Monday, May 13, 2019 at Wiregrass Medical Center in Geneva, Alabama. She was born February 16, 1956 to the late K. L. Shiver and Lorene Killingsworth. A memorial service will be held at 2:30 p.m., Thursday, May 16, 2019 at Bottoms Garden Chapel Funeral Home in Geneva, Alabama.…

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Florala Police make arrest

At approximately 1o p.m. Monday night (May 14), Florala Police Officers made contact with a Joseph Alexander Martin and Leander Devaughn Minor near the Tom Thumb in Florala. Martin had Felony warrants through Covington County as well as misdemeanor warrants through Florala Municipal Court. Martin was subsequently taken into custody on said warrants and a…

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Ruth Mancil Fleming

Mrs. Ruth Mancil Fleming, age 77, of Opp, Alabama died Sunday, May 12, 2019 at her home. Mrs. Fleming is survived by her sons, Mike Strickland and Manuel Strickland; daughters, Debra Kilcrease, Donna Carter (Shane) and Christy Musgrove (John); sisters, Libby Bozeman, Dollie Holloway (Wayne) and Susie Dewrell; and numerous grandchildren & great-grandchildren. She was…

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Inmate escapes Geneva County Jail

The Geneva County Sheriff’s Department and U.S. Marshal’s are seeking the assistance of our local and surrounding communities in locating escaped inmate Antonio Carter. Carter escaped from the Geneva County Jail on May 5. Any information please contact Geneva County Sheriff’s Office Dispatch at 334-684-6947 or your local law enforcement office. See next week’s Geneva…

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Sarah Melvina Bridges Black

Mrs. Sarah Melvina Bridges Black, age 93, of Hartford, AL passed away peacefully at her home on Wednesday, May 8, 2019. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, May 18, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. in the chapel of Sorrells Funeral Home in Slocomb with Mrs. Black’s grandson, Curtis Tillman Black officiating. Burial will follow in…

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Mary Lee Driggers Commander

Mary Lee Driggers Commander was born on October 18, 1938, in Geneva County, Alabama to the late Howard and Pearlie Mae Wood Driggers.  She peacefully entered Heaven’s gate on May 7, 2019, in Pensacola, Florida. A loving wife, mother, grandmother and homemaker, Mrs. Commander was a remarkable cook, loved gardening and loved traveling.  She was the loving…

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James Perry Cooley

James Perry Cooley Mr. James Perry Cooley, age 99, of Opp, Alabama passed away Saturday, May 4, 2019 at the Opp Health & Rehab. Mr. Cooley is survived by his wife of sixty years, Irene Flowers Cooley; daughters, Patricia Sipes, Norma Jean Freudenberg and Annette Pate; sisters, Carrie Carroll, Nettie Ruth Carr and Eula Mae…

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Annie Rebecca King

Annie Rebecca Avant King of La Grange, GA and formerly of Geneva, AL passed away on Saturday, May 4, 2019.  She was 99. A graveside service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, May 6, 2019, at Sunset Memorial Gardens with Mr. Charles Keel, officiating and Pittman Funeral Home of Geneva, directing.  In lieu of flowers, the…

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Dewey Allen Cotton

Mr. Dewey Allen “Pete” Cotton, 76 of Starkville, MS went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Sunday, April 28, 2019. He was born April 8, 1943 in Samson, AL to Wilburn Fred and Frances Wilson Cotton. He was a resident of Starkville, where he was very active in the work of his…

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John Frank Campbell

John Frank Campbell of Geneva passed away on Tuesday, April 30, 2019 at his home surrounded by his loving family. He was 80 years old. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, May 4, 2019 in the chapel of Warren Holloway Ward Funeral Home in Geneva with Rev. Adam Mikel officiating. Burial…

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