Area Obituaries

Univee Hall Phillips

Mrs. Univee Hall Phillips, age 100, of Kinston, died Monday, June 19, 2017 at a local nursing facility. A funeral service for Mrs. Phillips was conducted at 11 a.m. Thursday, June 22, 2017, at Wyatt Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Robert Don Hughes officiating. Interment followed at Peaceful Acres Memorial Gardens. Mrs. Phillips is survived…

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Jane Foreman Martin

Jane Foreman Martin, 85, of Opp, went to be with the Lord on June 18, 2017. Jane was born in Opp on May 2, 1932. Jane was an extraordinary woman who touched the lives of so many and made a tremendous impact on all those who knew her. Jane attended Opp High School and later…

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Lister Elgin Hudson

Mr. Lister Elgin Hudson, age 79 of the Babbie Community, died Friday, June 16, 2017. A funeral service for Mr. Hudson was conducted at 11 a.m. Tuesday, June 20, 2017, at Wyatt Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Benji Wilson officiating. Mr. Hudson is survived by his wife Mary Catrett Hudson; son, Mike (Shannon) Hudson; daughter…

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William Jeffery Foley

Mr. William Jeffery Foley, age 60, of Opp, died Friday, June 16, 2017, at his residence. A funeral service for Mr. Foley was conducted 2 p.m. Monday, June 19, 2017, at Wyatt Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Dwayne Seay officiating. Interment followed in Peaceful Acres Memorial Gardens in Opp. Mr. Foley is survived by his…

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Gerald Max Brown Jr.

Gerald Max Brown, Jr., age 84, of Opp, passed away at his home Saturday, June 17, 2017. Bowdy, as he was affectionately known all of his life, was preceded in death by his father, Gerald Max Brown, Sr.; mother, Wilma Dean Brown; daughter, Michelle Nelson; brother, Booth Wayne Brown and sister, Peggy Free. Survivors include…

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Mary Jo Broxton Smith

Mrs. Mary Jo Broxton Smith, 80, of Opp died Wednesday, June 7, 2017 in the Opp Health & Rehab. Funeral services were held at 11 am Saturday, June 10, 2017 from Wyatt Funeral Home Chapel with burial following in Peaceful Acres Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service. Mrs. Smith…

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Ronnie D. Driver

Mr. Ronnie D. Driver, 76, of Rose Hill, passed away Friday May 19, 2017 at the Andalusia Hospital. Funeral services were held at 3 p.m. Monday May 22nd at Good News Baptist Chapel in Rose Hill with interment in the church cemetery. Visitation was held Sunday, May 21 from 5:30 – 8:30 p.m. at Good…

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William Taylor Steele

William Taylor Steele, 79, passed June 7, 2017.  Born Oct. 24, 1937 in Opp, after many years of military service, he retired from the US Army Safety Center and resided in Enterprise. Friends and relatives are welcome at his Celebration of Life at the Opp Senior Citizens Building on June 16, from 11 a.m. until…

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Joe Roney

Mr. Joe Roney of Samson (Marl Community), passed away Thursday, June 8, 2017, surrounded by his loving family. He was 90 years old.   Funeral services were held Saturday, June 10, 2017 at 3:00 p.m., at Warren Holloway Ward Funeral Home in Geneva with the Dr. Chris Adams officiating and Madison Stephens giving the Eulogy.…

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John “Terry” Chambers

Mr. John “Terry” Chambers of DeFuniak Springs, Fla., and formerly of Samson, made his earthly transition to his heavenly eternal home on Thursday, June 8, 2017. He was 54. Funeral services were held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, June 10, 2017, in the chapel of Pittman Funeral Home in Samson with Rev. Sam Totten and…

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