Area Obituaries

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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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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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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August Arthur “Art” Palo, Jr.

Mr. August Arthur “Art” Palo, Jr., age 80, of Opp, Alabama died Saturday, April 27, in the Opp Health & Rehab. Mr. Palo is survived by his daughter, Cindy Palo; son, Kenneth Palo & wife, Michelle; step-son, Christopher Bramlet; step-daughters, Eve Dziuba & husband, Tom and Ronda Dell’Eva & husband, Mike; and several grandchildren &…

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Thomas Paul Owens

Thomas Paul Owens of Geneva passed away on Monday, April 29, 2019 at Flowers Hospital. He was 68 years old. Memorial services will be held at 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 2, 2019 in the chapel of Warren Holloway Ward Funeral Home in Geneva. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Thursday…

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