Area Obituaries

Kenneth Raymod Kinsey

Mr. Kenneth Raymond Kinsey, age 65, of Opp, died Monday, Oct. 9, at his residence. A funeral service for Mr. Kinsey was conducted 2 p.m, Wednesday, Oct. 11 at Wyatt Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Gary Smith officiating. Interment followed at Peaceful Acres Memorial Gardens in Opp. Visitation was held one hour prior to the…

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Jackie Owens Kendrick

Mrs. Jackie Owens Kendrick, 82, of Opp, died Friday, Sept. 8, at Mizell Memorial Hospital. Mrs. Kendrick is survived by her daughter, Rose Hooks (Maxwell); sons, Paul Ricky Kendrick and Ronny Free (Shelia); and 7 grandchildren & 16 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Edward E. Kendrick; parents, Norma & Zack Owens;…

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Lanorah B. Martin

Mrs. Lanorah B. Martin, 72, of Florala, Alabama died Friday, Sept. 29, 2017 at Mizell Memorial Hospital in Opp. A memorial service for Mrs. Martin was held at 2 p.m. Monday, Oct. 2, 2017 at Wyatt Funeral Home Chapel with Tucker Aplin & Johnny Wayne Cravey officiating. Visitation was held one hour prior to the…

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Lois Evelyn Whaley

Mrs. Lois Evelyn Whaley, 92, of Opp died Sunday, Oct. 1, 2017 in Mizell Memorial Hospital. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2017 from Sweetwater Baptist Church with burial following in the church cemetery. Visitation was held at the church one hour prior to the service. Donald Hall & Wayne Sharpe…

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Naomi Virginia Kirkland Trammell

Naomi Virginia Kirkland Trammell, affectionately known as Aunt Nell or Aunt Nell Mi of Westville, FL, passed away on Tuesday, September 26, 2017 at home with her family by her side. She was 87 years old. Funeral services were held on Friday, September 29, 2017 in the chapel of Warren Holloway Ward Funeral Home of…

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Ralph Roland Aycock

Ralph Roland Aycock, a resident of Opp Health and Rehab, passed away on Tuesday, September 26, 2017.  He was 82.  Funeral services were held Friday, September 29, 2017, in the chapel of Pittman Funeral Home in Geneva.  Burial followed at Friendship Community Cemetery with Pittman Funeral Home of Geneva directing.  The family received friends at…

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Charles R. Wicks

Charles R. Wicks, 98, passed away September 19, 2017 with the love of his life by his side, at his home in Opp. Mr. Wicks was born September 19, 1919, in Pierce County, MO, to Harry A. Wicks and Inez Rhea Wicks. He was a devoted husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather. He is survived by…

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Henry Hubert Childs

Mr. Henry Hubert Childs of Samson passed away on Monday, September 25, 2017.  He was 91. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, September 30, 2017, at the First Baptist Church of Samson with Rev. Sam Totten officiating.  Burial will follow at Travelers Rest Cemetery with Pittman Funeral Home of Samson directing. …

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Elizabeth Sellers

lizabeth Sellers Elizabeth Sellers, age 78, a native of Geneva and a resident of Palm Beach Gardens Florida, passed away at her home on Friday, August 18, 2017. Elizabeth was born on November 25, 1938 in Geneva County to the late Eula Mae and Perce Sellers. She was retired from Pratt and Whitney of West…

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Bruce K. Cottington

Bruce K. Cottington, 90, died September 14 at his home in Litchfield, Minnesota. The funeral service was held on Friday, Sept. 22, with burial later this fall at Fort Snelling National Cemetery. Bruce was born January 22, 1927 on a farm near Forest City, Iowa, the 10th of 13 children. His father, Levi, died when…

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