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Area Obituaries

Kenneth Lee “Ken” Berry

Kenneth Lee “Ken” Berry of Bonifay, FL passed away on January 23, 2023. He was 62. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, January 27, 2023, in the chapel of Warren Holloway Ward Funeral Home in Geneva, AL with Bro. Truman Scarborough officiating. Burial will follow in Whitewater Baptist Church Cemetery with…

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Janis Norris Pierce

Janis Norris Pierce, 76, of Albany, Georgia passed away January 22, 2023 at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital. Funeral service will be held Friday January 27, 2023 at 2:00 PM at Byne Memorial Baptist Church. Interment will follow to Leesburg Cemetery. Rev. Mark Jackson will officiate. Janis was born on November 25, 1946 in Opp Alabama…

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Jaqueline Dale Greenwood

Jaqueline Dale Greenwood had somewhere else to be on January 1, 2023. She is preceded in death by her mother, June A. Herman, of Ocean Springs, MS and her father, Homer E. Presley of Opp, Al. She is survived by her six children, David (Alesia) Hamm, Sharon (Michael) Blanchette, Joseph (Christine) Hamm, Charles (Virgila) Hamm,…

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Ally Reese Bowdoin

Baby girl, Ally Reese Bowdoin, joined the angels in Heaven on Saturday, January 14, 2023. She was only 19 days old. Ally was born on Monday, December 26, 2022 to her mommy & daddy, Tera Driskell Bowdoin and Alex Bowdoin. Along with her mommy & daddy, she has a big brother, Carter Bowdoin; and grandparents,…

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David Alfred Jeffery

Mr. David Alfred Jeffery, age 74, passed away on Sunday, January 1, 2023, at Mizell Memorial Hospital in Opp, AL.  David was born November 25, 1948 in Scottsboro, AL to Rev. Robert Delorn and Parrie Lee Romans Jeffery.  David had served as a Church of God Pastor in several churches across the Mid-South.  He had…

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Donald Gaston Prater

Mr. Donald Gaston Prater, age 75, of the Babbie Community passed away Thursday, January 12, 2023 in Flowers Hospital. Donald was a Vietnam Veteran. He received the Bronze Star Medal and Combat Infantryman Badge. Mr. Prater is survived by his daughter & son-in-law, Allyson Prater Collins & Brett; son & daughter-in-law, Scott Prater & wife,…

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John Roderick Rainey

Mr. John Roderick Rainey, age 65, of Kinston, Alabama passed away Tuesday, January 10, 2023 in a Dothan hospital. John was born in Opp, Alabama on August 4, 1957 to his late parents, Ella Louise Driggers Rainey and John Carmen Rainey. He was an avid reader and enjoyed collecting music of all genres.   Mr.…

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Louis Lamar Dillard

Louis Lamar Dillard, of Ward, SC, entered into rest peacefully on January 3, 2023, in the home he shared with Tonia Sweeney. Lamar was born July 25, 1960, in Geneva, Alabama. He was a son of the late Bertha Dillard and Louis Dillard of Hartford, Alabama.  Growing up in Hartford, Alabama, he played tennis, keeping…

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Jewel Fay Parker Hidle

Jewel Fay Parker Hidle, age 92, of Geneva, Alabama, passed away January 9, 2023. Funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m., Thursday, January 12, 2023, in the chapel of Warren Holloway Ward Funeral Home with the Rev. Steve Skidmore officiating. Burial will follow at Sunset Memorial Gardens with Warren Holloway Ward Funeral Home directing.…

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Alvie Lee “Pete” Anderson

Alvie Lee “Pete” Anderson age 79, a resident of Elba, Alabama died as a result of a boating accident on December 30, 2022 on the Yellow river in Holt, Florida. His body was recovered January 4, 2023 after a deligent search by rescue personnel. His family invites everyone to a Celebration of Life service, Friday,…

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