Area Obituaries

Oakland Lee Ard

Oakland Lee Ard was born September 17, 1925 in Geneva County near Samson, AL. The second of four children of William Lee Ard and Pinkey Elender Aplin Ard, he attended Reese School, Hacoda School, and Samson High School in Geneva County, and Gaskin School in Walton County, FL. While still in school, he was drafted…

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Estie Stinson Lee

Mrs. Estie Stinson Lee, age 90, of Opp, died Sunday, July 15, in the Mizell Memorial Hospital ER. Mrs. Lee is survived by her son & daughter-in-law, Robert E. Lee, Jr. & Kim; brother, Earl Stinson; nieces, Deborah Hull and Jill Williamson; nephew, Bubba Stinson; and numerous great-nieces & great-nephews. She was preceded in death…

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John L. “Johnny” Dukes

Mr. John L. Dukes “Johnny,” age 75, of Opp, died Saturday, July 14, at Flowers Hospital in Dothan, AL. Johnny is survived by his wife, Phyllis Sams Dukes; daughters and sons-in-law, Donna (David) Walker and Sharon (Tom) Roeser; brother and sister-in-law, Kenneth (Bobbie) Dukes; grandchildren, Allen Walker, John Walker, Amellia (Tyler) Brackin, and Hunter (Savannah)…

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Joel “Joey” Scott Williams

Mr. Joel “Joey” Scott Williams, age 58, of Opp,  died Thursday, July 12,  at his residence. Mr. Williams is survived by his wife, Gail Jacobs Williams; daughter & son-in-law, Kristen Williams Albrecht & Luke; sons & daughters-in-law, Chad Williams & Heather, Spencer Cosby & Kristin and Isaac Cosby & Katherine; mother, Jo Ann Williams; brother…

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Margaret Langford

Margaret Langford of Hartford, Alabama passed away on Sunday, July 15, 2018. She was 91 years old. Visitation will be Tuesday, July 17, 2018 at Bottoms Garden Chapel Funeral Home in Hartford from 6-8pm. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, July 18, 2018 at 10am at Bottoms Garden Chapel Funeral Home. Burial will follow in…

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Johnnie Ruth Alford Lewandowski

Johnnie Ruth Alford Lewandowski of Dothan and formerly of Samson passed away on Sunday, July 15, 2018 at her home. She was 83 years old. Graveside services will be held on Wednesday, July 18, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. at New Home Baptist Church Cemetery with Rev. Bill Turner officiating and Warren Holloway Ward Funeral Home…

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Margaret L. Callaway

Margaret L. “Peggy” Callaway passed away July 7, 2018. She was 87 years old. Peggy was born August 16, 1930 in Morgan County, Alabama, to Frank & Grace Callaway.  She moved to Wiregrass Nursing Home in Geneva in January 1996. She was a faithful member of First Baptist Church, Geneva. Visitation will be held Friday, July…

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Glenda Mae Harrison

Ms. Glenda Mae (Arrant) Harrison of Geneva, AL passed away Monday, July 9, 2018 at the age of 78. Funeral Services were held Thursday, July 12, 10am in the Chapel of Bottoms Garden Chapel Funeral Home in Geneva, with Rev. Larry Mock of Samson officiating. Burial followed at Traveler’s Rest Cemetery in Samson. Visitation begia…

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Dorothy Lee Cotton Driggers

Dorothy Lee Cotton Driggers of the Eden Baptist Church Community passed away Monday, July 09, 2018 at the age of 92. Funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, July 12, 2018 at the Chapel of Warren Holloway Ward Funeral Home with the Rev. Dale Morgan and Rev. Tim Beasock officiating. Burial will follow…

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Helen Marie Memory Burch

Mrs. Helen Marie Memory Burch, age 74, of Opp,  died Wed., June 27,  in Mizell Memorial Hospital. Mrs. Burch is survived by her son, Milton I. Burch; daughter & son-in-law, Dolly & Keith Kelley; sister, Linda VanCamp; grandchildren, Kristin Kelley, Erin Burch, Kelsey Kelley, Logan Burch, William Burch and Travis Burch; and great-grandchildren, Savannah Green…

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