Area Obituaries

Peggy Jo Harrell

Mrs. Peggy Jo Harrell, age 78, of Opp, AL died Friday, March 1, 2019 in a nursing facility in DeFuniak Springs, Florida. Mrs. Harrell is survived by her daughter, Cynthia Gail Harrell; step-daughters, Pamela Stroud, Diane (Alan) Thrash, Virginia (Pete) Kelley; step-son, Clifton (Pee Wee) & Myra Harrell; brother, Mike Moore & (Richard Ortiz); numerous…

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Gordon Stanley Merrill

Mr. Gordon Stanley Merrill, age 72, of Opp, died Thursday, February 28, in Mizell Memorial Hospital.   Mr. Merrill is survived by his wife, Linda Bozeman Merrill; daughter & son-in-law, Daphne & Richard Patterson; sister & brother-in-law, Loretta & Kernice Daughtry; and grandchildren, Richie Patterson & Thomas Patterson. He was preceded in death by his…

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Nome R. Crews

Nome R. Crews of Samson passed away on Sunday, March 3, 2019.  She was 85.  Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, March 6, 2019, in the chapel of Pittman Funeral Home in Samson with Rev. Robert Davis and Rev. Mike Shortt, officiating.  Burial will follow at Travelers Rest Cemetery with Pittman Funeral Home of…

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Thelma L. Meeks

Thelma L. Meeks, 90 of Ocoee, FL passed away on March 1, 2019.  She was born on Dec. 2, 1928 in Coffee County, AL.  Funeral services will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Wednesday, March 6, 2019 at Piney Grove Baptist Church with Rev. Boyd Hartzog, officiating.  Burial will follow in the church cemetery with Pittman…

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Phillip Stanley

Philip Stanley, age 87, of Opp, passed away on Monday, February 18, at the Opp Health and Rehab. Mr. Stanley was born June 21, 1931 to father, C.W. Stanley and mother, Jessie Page Stanley. Mr. Philip Stanley was a graduate of the 1949 class of Opp High School where he served as Senior class president…

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Paula Jean Weeks

Paula Jean Weeks of Samson passed away on Saturday, February 23, 2019 at Southeast Health in Dothan. She was 81 years old. Funeral services will be held on Monday, February 25, 2019 at 3:00 p.m. in the chapel of Warren Holloway Ward Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Dannelley Cemetery with Warren Holloway Ward Funeral…

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Lucille Woodham Foley

Mrs. Lucille Woodham Foley, age 91 of Opp, died peacefully at home on February 14, 2019. Lucille is survived by daughter Laurie Foley, niece Lynne Robbins Christen and husband Hank Christen, great nephew Eric Christen and family, great nephew Ryan Christen and family, sister-in-law Carolyn Foley, nephew Bruce Foley and family, nephew Blake Foley and…

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Margaret Ruth Carr

Margaret Ruth Carr of Dothan passed away on Tuesday, February 19, 2019.  She was 89. No service will be held per her request. Mrs. Carr was born in Geneva County, Alabama on January 1, 1930, to the late James Curtis and Vallie Jones McGowan. She is preceded in death by her husband, Hubert J. Carr; four…

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Merlene Helms Odom

Merlene Helms Odom of Samson, AL received her heavenly healing peacefully at home Thursday, February 14, 2019. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, February 16, 2019 at New Prospect Baptist Church with Rev. Elbert Smith officiating. Burial will follow in the Church Cemetery with Warren Holloway Ward Funeral Home of Geneva…

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Ann Donaldson Baker

Ann Donaldson Baker, longtime resident of Dothan, passed away peacefully at home with her family by her side on February 10. She is survived by her husband of 58 years, Charles Wilburn Baker; their children Ross Baker of Dothan (Kit Andrews), Beth Baker of Winter Park, Florida, and Maria Baker Shelor (William) of Dothan; grandchildren,…

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