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Area Obituaries

Thomas Waymon Paul

Thomas Waymon Paul was born on  January 4, 1937, to the late Thomas Lester and Alice Gantt Paul in Dothan, AL. Waymon received his formal education at Geneva County School System in Geneva, AL. He furthered his education at Auburn University with a Bachelor of Science in Forestry and was a member of the Alpha…

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Preston Kelley, Jr.

Mr. Preston Kelley, Jr., age 89, of Elba, Alabama went to be with his Lord and Savior on Tuesday, December 14, 2021 in Medical Center Enterprise. He proudly served his country in the U.S. Army and was a Veteran of the Korean War. Mr. Kelley is survived by his wife of 67 years, June Reeves…

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Barbara Odom Thompson

Mrs. Barbara Odom Thompson, age 75, of Opp, Alabama passed away Sunday, December 12, 2021 at her home. Mrs. Thompson is survived by her husband, John W. Thompson; sons and daughters-in-law, Curt Thompson and Tracy, and Russell Thompson and Wendy; brother and sister-in-law, Larry Lavon Odom and Carlina; and 6 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren. She…

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Ernest D. Summerlin

Ernest D. Summerlin of Geneva, Alabama passed away at his home Monday, December 6, 2021 at the age of 73. He was born June 2, 1948 to the late Ben and Odessa Warren Summerlin. Funeral services were held Sunday, December 12, 2021 at 2:00 p.m. at Bottoms Garden Chapel Funeral Home in Geneva. Burial followed in the Popular…

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Minnie Margaret Aplin

Minnie Margaret Aplin of Samson passed away on Wednesday, December 8, 2021. She was 84.    Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, December 10, 2021, in the chapel of Pittman Funeral Home in Samson with Rev. Danny Branch, officiating. Burial will follow at New Home Baptist Church Cemetery with Pittman Funeral…

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Mary Vann Ziglar Johnston

Mrs. Mary Vann Ziglar Johnston, age 89, of Opp, Alabama passed away Friday, December 3, 2021 in Opp Health and Rehab. Mrs. Johnston is survived by her husband, Allen L. Johnston; daughter, Lyn Johnston Taken and husband, Don; son, Mark Johnston and wife, Lisa; two grandchildren, Zackary Johnston and wife, Ashley, and Caleb Johnston and…

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Nell Jackson

Nell Jackson died on Sunday, November 28, 2021, at home in Opp, Alabama, after a brief battle with cancer. Born Ann Gaynell Carpenter on August 26, 1935, near Headland, Alabama, Nell was eighty-six when she died.  Preceding her in death is her husband Harry Bonneau Jackson, her parents Vera and Daniel Carpenter, her sisters, Edith…

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Mrs. Marty James

Mrs. Marty James, age 77, of Florala, Alabama passed away Wednesday, December 1, 2021 in Southeast Health. Mrs. James is survived by her daughter, Tonya Crouch (Jerry); brothers, Jasper Morrow (Cheryl) and Joel Morrow; sister, Betty Hayes (Joe); four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents Clarence and Clydie Morrow…

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George H. Landingham

George H. Landingham of Samson passed away on Monday, November 29, 2021, surrounded by his loving family.  He was 82.  Funeral services will be held 2:00 p.m. on Friday, December 3, 2021, in the chapel of Pittman Funeral Home in Samson with Rev. James Davis, officiating.  Burial will follow at Eight Mile Cemetery with Pittman Funeral Home of…

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Charles Lamar Day

Mr. Charles Lamar Day, age 93, of Opp, Alabama passed away Tuesday, November 23, 2021 in Mizell Memorial Hospital. Mr. Day is survived by his wife, Jeanette Reeves Day; sons and daughters-in-law, Eddie Day and Danita, and Ronnie Day and Lynda; sister, Jean Alice Weeks and husband, Clovis; and four grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. He…

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