Area Obituaries

Rebecca Young Edgar

Rebecca Young Edgar (lovingly known as Dollbaby) of Opp, Alabama died Sunday, December 30, surrounded by her family, at Sacred Heart of Pensacola, Florida. She was 71. Edgar was best known for hosting annual tea parties for young girls and for her dedication to the success of Young’s Florist up until her retirement. Rebecca is…

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Joseph Glen Grimes

Mr. Joseph Glen Grimes, age 78, of Opp, passed away peacefully at his home surrounded by his family on Saturday, December 29. Mr. Grimes graduated from Huntingdon College and the Harrison School of Pharmacy Auburn University. He was the owner/pharmacist of City Drug Company of Opp, for 36 years. Mr. Grimes was preceded in death…

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Beverly Ree Benson

Beverly Ree Benson of Pensacola passed away on Friday, December 21, 2018.  She was 77.  A graveside service will be held at 2:30 p.m. on Sunday, January 6, 2019, at Sunset Memorial Gardens in Geneva with Rev. Jake Brady and Rev. Dana Brady, officiating.  The family will receive friends prior to the service at Pittman…

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Floyce L. Butler

Mrs. Floyce L. Butler, age 89, passed away on Friday, December 28. Mrs. Butler was born March 10, 1929 in Dozier to the late Loyd Wesley and Mamie Thelma (Mitchell) Richards. She married Corben Butler October 6, 1944, traveling the world with her husband while he served in the military. The family lived in multiple…

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Virginia Pitts Jackson

Mrs. Virginia Pitts Jackson, age 93, of Opp, died Friday, December 28, in a local hospital. Mrs. Jackson is survived by sons and daughters-in-law, Johnny (Nancy) Jackson and Larry (Debra) Jackson; brother, Don (Mary) Pitts; sister, Katie (Billy) Spurlin; grandchildren, Jay (Jennifer) Jackson, Lance (Traci) Jackson, Nolen (Amy) Jackson, Tanner (Brittany) Jackson and Emily (Blake)…

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Alfred Monroe Piland

Mr. Alfred Monroe Piland, age 68, of Opp, Alabama died Sunday, December 23, at Mizell Memorial Hospital. Mr. Piland is survived by his wife, Ella Faye Blackwell Piland; sons, Jason Piland and Casey Piland & wife, Brittany; daughters, Mandy Piland Call & husband, Richard, and Emily Piland; brothers, Jerry Piland & Jeanette, Tyler Piland &…

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Emmett Clyde Dixon

Emmett Clyde Dixon of Geneva passed away on Thursday, December 27, 2018. He was 78 years old. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, December 30, 2018 at Chapel of Warren Holloway Ward Funeral Home in Geneva with the Reverend Dr. Edwin Scott officiating. Burial will follow at Pleasant Home Free Will…

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Thomas D. Miller

Thomas D. Miller (Tom) passed from this earth on December 26, 2018. He was preceded in death by his wife of sixty-eight years, Joyce Miller. He is survived by one brother, Michael J. Miller of Columbus, Ohio, five children, Linda McCoy (Phil), Roxanne Bass (Michael), Doug Miller (Sandy), Wanda Argersinger (Dutch), and Sandi Miller-Philyaw (Howard).…

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Betty Dean McDonald

Mrs. Betty Dean McDonald of Hartford passed away Wednesday, December 19, 2018 at Flowers Hospital. She was 90. Memorial services will be held at a later date. Mrs. McDonald was born September 5, 1928 in Hartford, AL to the late James Connie and Audrey Anderson Dean. She was a member of Union Baptist Church. In…

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Joe Foley

Joe Foley Mr. Joe Foley, age 84, of the Curtis Community died Fri., Dec. 14 at Enterprise Health and Rehabilitation, Enterprise. Mr. Foley is survived by his sons: Ricky Foley, Scott Foley and Chris Foley; 3 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents: Albert Ander Foley and Jessie Mae Cauley…

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