Area Obituaries

William Elton McDonald

William Elton McDonald of Westville, FL passed away Friday, October 23, 2020 at Wiregrass Nursing Home in Geneva, AL. He was 82 years old. Elton was born November 6, 1937 in Black, AL to Hubert Sylvester and Essie Rubean Jordan McDonald. He was a faithful member of Mt. Olive Assembly of God Church. He enjoyed…

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Charles Michael Brinley

Charles Michael Brinley passed away on October 24, 2020 at the age of 82. Funeral services will be held on Friday, October 30, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. in the chapel of Warren Holloway Ward Funeral Home in Geneva with Rev. Gene Hauser and Rev. Allen Marsh officiating. Burial will follow in Union Hill Baptist Church…

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Joseph Lamar Vaughn

Joseph Lamar Vaughn  January 5, 1942 – October 13, 2020 Joseph Lamar Vaughn of Geneva, Alabama, was ushered into his Heavenly home by his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on October 13, 2020, at the age of 78, after a short illness.  Lamar was born on January 5, 1942, in Dothan, Alabama, to Jake S.…

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Edith Louise Holmes Jackson

Mrs. Edith Louise Holmes Jackson, age 89, of Opp, Alabama passed away Monday, October 19, 2020 at her home. Mrs. Jackson is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Toyal Jackson and Teresa; daughter and son-in-law, Tammy Jackson Caldwell and Bob; brother and sister-in-law, James Cecil Hoomes and Emma Lou; grandchildren, Chad Jackson and Beth, Jessica…

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Lealon Herbert Childs

Lealon Herbert Childs, age 91, passed away August 11, 2020.  Herb was born January 27, 1929 in Samson, AL to Monroe and Addie Childs.  He was a Geneva High School alumni, class of 1947.  Herb was an Army veteran and served during the Korean War.   Most of his life was spent in Wauchula, FL…

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Clemmie Laura Mills

Mrs. Clemmie Laura Mills, age 96, of Opp, Alabama passed away Sunday, October 18, 2020 in the Opp Health  Rehab. Mrs. Mills is survived by her children, Martha J. Daniels  husband, Philip, Roger L. Rudd  wife, Rose, and Jerry W. Rudd; 3 grandchildren  7 great-grandchildren; step-children, Jean Saunders  Robert, Delwyn Mills  Joan and Cathy Driver …

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Kenneth Wayne Merrill

Mr. Kenneth Wayne Merrill, age 87, of Opp, Alabama passed away Friday, October 16, 2020 at Sacred Heart Hospital in Pensacola, Florida. Mr. Merrill is survived by his son  daughter-in-law, Donny Merrill  Beth; grandchildren, Gary Merrill, Jr. and Misty Merrill; sisters  brothers-in-law, Sarah Spurlin  Richard and Mary Ellen Norris  Clayton; and numerous nieces  nephews. He…

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Alene Simmons Jordan

Ms. Alene Simmons Jordan, age 91, of Opp, Alabama passed away Saturday, October 17, 2020 at her home. Ms. Jordan is survived by her sons and daughters-in-law, Larry Jordan and Elizabeth, Ronnie Jordan and Diane and Gerald Jordan and Polly; 7 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren and 2 great-great grandchildren; and good friend and Sister-in-Christ, Myrtle Cotton…

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William Walter Griffin

William Walter Griffin, age 55, was called home by his Lord and Savior in the early morning of Friday, September 11, 2020. William was born on November 19, 1964 in Geneva, Alabama.  He is preceded by his  father,  William Avertt Griffin  and  his granddaughter, Skylar Destini Griffin. William graduated  from Geneva High School in 1982.…

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Larry DeWayne Presley

Mr. Larry DeWayne Presley, age 78, of Opp, Alabama passed away Tuesday, October 6, 2020 at his home. Mr. Presley is survived by his wife, Glenda Arnette Presley; sons daughters-in-law, David Presley LeaAnn, Dr. Steven Presley Leanne and Neal Presley Abby; grandchildren, Ben, Annabeth, Gehrig, Ella and Nash; mother, Pauline Bedsole Presley; brother sister-in-law, Mike…

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