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PAGE 6 THE FLORALA NEWS- WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 21, 2018 Obituaries Church Services Church Activities Meetings CHILDREN'S HOME ASSEMBLY Children's Home As- sembly of God Church invites all to join for Wednesday night prayer service 7-8 p.m Com- munity Bible Study each Thursday evening from 7-8 p.m and Sunday morning worship, 11 a.m. The church is located at 6974 Co. Hwy. 147 West, Laurel Hill, FL. Call for additional information 850-834-5199. CHURCH OF GOD IN CHRIST OF FLORALA The Church of God In Christ of Florala in- vites you to worship ev- ery Tuesday 7 p.m. for prayer service and Bible study. Sunday school 9:30 am. Morning wor- ship 11 a.m. Everyone is welcome and invited to attend all services. Pas- tor, Elder J.C. Rodgers. CLEAR SPRINGS BAPTIST CHURCH Congregation of Clear Springs Baptist Church invites all to worship, fellowship and celebrate God's pres- ence. Sunday morning Bible study classes, 9:45 a.m Worship Service, 11 a.m Bible study 5 p.m.; Wednesday prayer service 6:30 p.m. Clear .Springs Baptist Church is located at 1284 High- way 85 N. EMMANUEL APOSTOLIC CHURCH Emmanuel Apos- tolic Church, 1815 Ninth Street, Florala invites all to worship. Service times are Sunday 10:30 a.m; Wednesday 7 p.m.; Youth service first and third Friday 7 p.m. Sun- day School and nursery WILLIE THELMA ADAMS November 27, 1923 - February 12, 2018 Willie Adams, age 94, of Florala, passed away February 12, 2018. She was born in Hacoda, ALI!I on November 27, 1923 to Bud Dixon Cassady and Lula Belle Smith Cassady. Willie worked at Franklin Ferguson textile industry for over 25 years. She was an active member of Fel- lowship of Love Church in Paxton, FL. She enjoyed caring for the flowers around her home in Florala. Her biggest legacy, however was the immeasurable mark she left on her son, grandchildren, great- grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. Known to them as mother and Granny Willie she will forever hold a dear and precious place in each of their hearts. She was preceded in death by hus- baod, William B. Adams; son and daughter-in-law, Bobby and Willene Adams and their infant daugh- ter; son, Mickey Adams; and great-grandson, Jer- emiah Lewis. Survivors include son, Milford Adams and wife, Carolyn, of Florala; grandchildren, Brenda Adams, Loria Chambers (Ricky), Jeanie Sasser (Curtis), Tammie Gail Prescott, Jason Adams (Stephanie), Derrick Adams, and Nicki Jackson (Lamar Jack- son), 16 great-grandchildren and 6 great-great- grandchildren. Funeral services were held 10 a.m Saturday, February 17 from Evans Funeral Home. Inter- ment followed in Corner Creek Cemetery. Join in remembering Willie Adams by visiting a memorial at Through this site share thoughts and fond memories with the family. PAUL EUGENE DAVIS December 4, 1962- February 13, 2018 Paul Eugene Davis, age 55, of Lockhart, AL, passed away February 13, 2018. He was born De- cember 4, 1962 in Lake- land, FL to A.D. and Net- tie Davis. From an early age, Paul fought many health issues. Growing ? up, he especially enjoyed being outdoors going hunting and fishing with his dad, brothers and friends. He worked briefly at Franklin Ferguson Sewing Industry, and later in the aviation field. In his later years, Paul enjoyed nothing more than being in Lockhart and visits from friends, where they could discuss everything from old times to current politics. He was preceded in death by parents, A.D. and Nettie Davis. Survivors include brothers, George (Nildena) Davis, A1 (Shelby) Davis, John Shuler, James (Sherri) Davis, Albert (Rosemary) Davis; sisters: Nancy Oney, Wanda Beck; and numerous nieces and nephews. A celebration of life service for Paul Eugene Da- vis was held 3 p.m Friday February 16 from Ev- ans Funeral Home. Join in remembering Paul Eugene Davis by visiting a memoriel at Through this site share thoughts and fond memo- ries with the family HAZEL MARIE JOWERS August 6, 1934 - February 18, 2018 Hazel Marie Jowers, age 83, of Florala, passed away February 18, 2018 at her home surrounded by her family. She was bornAugust 6, 1934 in Flo- rala to Roosevelt Smith and Nola Smith. Hazel enjoyed flowers, loved cooking for her family and playing the guitar and singing with her family. Her biggest legacy, however, was the immeasur- able mark she left on her family. Known to them as Hazel, Mama, and Granny she will forever hold a dear and precious place in each of their hearts. Hazel's faith in Jesus Christ sustained her as she fought many health issues. She fought the good fight. She kept the faith. She finished the race. on Sunday mornings. For information call 850-225-774 or 850-333- 5479. FAITH DELIVERANCE APOSTOLIC CHURCH Pastor Belcher and the Faith Deliverance Apostolic Church family invites you to come and worship the Lord with them in spirit and in truth. (St. John 4:23- 24). Sun- day - 9:45 a.m. prayer, Sunday school- 10 a.m morning service - 11:15 a.m 2nd Sunday night 6 p.m Wednesday Bible class - 7 p.m. and children's church - 7 p.m. Bishop Nathaniel Belcher is pastor. The church is located at 28 Kickapoo Street, Lockhart, AL. For more information call the church at (334) 858-7328 or home phone at 858-7203. FIRST ASSEMBLY OF GOD First Assembly of God services are Sun- day school 9:45 a.m Children's Church 10:45 a.m morning worship 10:45 a.m and evening worship at 6 p.m. Teen choir/drama practice is held Monday at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday Bible Study 6:30 p.m. along with Teens On Track, Kids For Christ and Adult Bible Study. Joy Fellow- ship last Tuesday night of each month at 6 p.m Nursery provided. Pas- tor is Brother Ray Bun- dy. Everyone welcomed and invited to attend all services. Anyone who needs a ride, call 858- 6357/858-6435. FIRST LUTHERAN CHURCH The members of First Hazel was preceded in death by father, Roosevelt Smith; mother, Nola Smith; sisters, Edna Laird and Mildred Chesser; and brothers, Clayton and J.D. Smith. Survivors include husband of 67 years, Charles Jowers, Sr.; son, Charles Jowers, Jr. and wife, Teresa, of Newton, AL; daughter, Ann Marsh of Pensacola, FL; grandchildren, Kevin Marsh, Brandy Peebles, Chuck and Scott Jowers; and 9 great-grandchildren. Funeral services for Hazel Marie Jowers will be held 2 p.m Wednesday, February 21 from Evans Funeral Home with Milford Adams offici- ating. Visitation will be 1 hour before services. Interment will be in Paxton Cemetery. Join in remembering Hazel Marie Jowers by visiting a memorial at Through this site share thought and fond memo- ries with the family. JAMES DEWAYNE GRIMES June 29, 1948 - February 18, 2018 James Grimes,: age 69, of Ftorala, passed away February 18, 2018. He was born in Atlanta, GA, on June 29, 1948 to J.D. Grimes and Mary Alma Spence. James proudly served his country in the U.S. Air Force. He attended Cross Roads Assembly of God Church in Paxton. He was an avid fisherman and enjoyed playing his guitar and singing with his family. He was preceded in death by baby daughter, Tammy Celeste Grimes; and mother, Mary Alma Spence Grimes. Survivors include father, J.D. Grimes and wife, June,' of Winter Haven, FL; brother, Doug Grimes and wife, Louise, of Marinna, FL; and sister, Mary Ann Qualls and husband, Rex, of Florala. Funeral services for James DeWayne Grimes will be 2 p.m Thursday, February 22 at Evans funeral Home with Ken Hood and Doug Grimes officiating. Visitation will be 1 hour before ser- vices. Interment will be at Paxton Cemetery with full military honors Join in remembering James DeWayne Grimes by visiting a memorial at evansfuneralhomeal. com. Through this site hare your thoughts and fond memories with the family. DONALD "FLY" MCKINNEY [ Donald "Fly" McKin- t ney, age 71, of Andalu- sia, AL, passed away Sunday, February 18, 2018, at Andalusia Health. He owned McK- inney's Starters and Generators in Andalu- sia for over 30 years, and his hobbies includ- ed fishing, farming his land, and classic cars. He was a long-standing member of the Montezuma Classic Car Club. Survivors include his life partner, Kathryn "Kandie" Binder; three children, Hollie Billcliffe of Florida, and Donna Austin and Rochelle McK- enney of Alabama; 5 grandchildren; brother, Lon- nie C. "Mack" (Glenda) McKinney of Andalusia; sisters, Frances Jordan and Geretha (John) Law- son, both of Andalusia; and numerous nieces and nephews. "Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m Thurs- day, February 22 at Keahey Funeral Home Cha- pel of Andalusia with Rev. Derwood Cleland of- ficiating. Interment will follow at The Flytrap Cemetery (on his property on Beaver Dam Road). Serving as pallbearers will be Frankie Barbarow, Keith Gantt, Steve Gantt, Dennis Sellers, Robbie Ballard, and Bruce Nelson. Honorary pallbearer will be Blake Barbarow. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service, from 10-11 a.m Thursday, Febru- ary 22 at Keahey Funeral Home Chapel. In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to the charity of your choice in memory of Donald McKinney. Those wishing to extend a word of condolence may do so at www.keaheyfuneral- Lutheran Church warmly invite you to worship Sun- day at 9:30 a.m. Then stay for refreshments and Adult Bible Study and children's Sunday School. Pastor, Rev- erend James Yonkers, speaks from the Gos- pel each Sunday of Je- sus' love for each of us. Known throughout the community as a friendly and serving church that welcomes newcomers. The church is located on Route 331 very near the Florida line (24213 5th Avenue) in Florala. Call 334-858-3515 for more specific directions. FLORALA BIBLE METHODIST CHURCH Florala Bible Meth- odist Church located at Christian Life Village. Services 9:30 a.m. Sun- day School; 10:30 a.m. Morning Worship; 6 p.m. Evening service and 6 p.m. Wednesday prayer meeting. Phone 850- 834-2984. Pastor is Rev. Joe Christian. FREEDOM WAY FELLOWSHIP CHURCH Pastor G.L. Pow- ell and members of the Freedom Way Fellow- ship Church invite ev- eryone to their services. Sunday worship 2 p.m Tuesday Bible study 7 p.m. 22437 Washington Avenue. Call 850-398- 3053 for information. JESUS IS THE ANSWER Jesus is the Answer, Hwy. 85 (behind Clear Springs) invites all to at- tend worship services. Thursday 7 p.m.; Sunday School 2 p.m church 3 p.m. Pastor is Sady and Evelyn Persaud, English/ Spanish speaking. 1st Sunday of each month communion and prayer for the sick at 2 p.m. LAKEWOOD BAPTIST CHURCH Pastor Wendell Ard and congregation would like for you to join them in worship at Lakewood Baptist Church, 696 Stateline Road. Sunday Children's Church 10:30 a.m Sunday school 10:30 a.m morning wor- ship 10:30 a.m evening service 7 p.m Wednes- day Adult Sunday School 7p.m. LOCKHART ' BAPTIST CHURCH Lockhart Baptist Church located on High- way 55 in Lockhart cor- dially invites you to wor- ship. Sunday school 10 a.m morning worship 11 a.m Discipleship train- ing 5:00 p.m evening worship 6 p.m. Call 334-858-7451 for more information. MACEDONIA MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH Macedonia Mission- ary Baptist Church mem- bers in Lockhart along with Rev. W.M. Daniels, pastor invite all to at- tend services. Sunday school 9:30 a.m morn- ing worship (1st and 3rd Sundays) 11 a.m.; Tues- day night mission 4 p.m.; Wednesday Bible study and prayer meeting 6 p.m. For additional in- formation call 334-858- 6427. NEW HOPE BAPTIST CHURCH The congregation of New Hope Baptist Church would like to in- vite the entire surround- ing communities to the church. The church is located between Florala and Opp off of Hwy. 331. Go north from Florala approximately 10 miles, turn left on New Hope Rd. (CR 20), 1 mile on left. Call (334) 493-7489, for information. Sunday School at 10 a.m. and Morning Worship at 11 a.m. PAXTON ASSEMBLY OF GOD Paxton Assembly of God, located at 676 Co. Highway 147 (Webster Lane) invites everyone to attend services: Sun- day school 9:45 a.m.; worship service 11 a.m.; women's ministries 5:30 p.m.; evening worship 6:30 p.m. Wednesday Bible study 7 p.m. Pastor is Rev. Ronald Sexton. PRODIGAL NEW BEGINNING FELLOWSHIP & WORSHIP CENTER The Prodigal New Be- ginning Fellowship and Worship Center. Church service every 2nd and 4th Sunday at 12 noon at the Carver Community Cen- ter on Martin Luther King Street, Florala. James A. Corbitt is the Pastor. This is a nondenomination church. All are welcome to come as they are and Jesus will be there!l! RED OAK BAPTIST Red Oak Baptist congregation invite the public to worship. Sun- day School 10 a.m worship service 11 a.m evening worship 5 p.m and Wednesday service 7 p.m. The church is lo- cated at 13667 AL Hwy. 55, Florala. SIXTH AVENUE MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH Members of Sixth Avenue Missionary Bap- tist Church invite all to attend services as fol- lows: Sunday School 9:45 a.m Bible Study Wednesday 7 p.m Sun- day service is on the 2nd. and 4th Sundays at 11 AM. The church is locat- ed at 22507 Sixth Ave- nue between 7th and 8th Streets. Church phone: 334-858-8432. For fur- ther information call 858- 5330. ST. JOHN MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH Members of St. John Missionary Baptist Church where Rev. A.D. Bell Jr. has been pastor for 31 years invite you to worship each Sun- day. Sunday school 9:45 a.m 11 a.m. regular or- der of service. Wednes- day Bible class 7 p.m. 2nd Sunday after Sun- day School there is a series of bible classes (subject: The Apostle Doctrine). (3rd Sunday regular order of service) (4) Sunday morning after Sundays School a bible class is held (subject: Making the Most of your Christian Life). Located on Martin Luther King, Jr. Street. VICTORY BAPTIST CHURCH Victory Baptist Church , 7453 US Hwy 331 N, Io- , cated in Liberty commu- nity 7 miles north of Hwy. , 90. Robert Lunsford is pastor. Every visitor is an honored guest. The church exalts Christ and ! promotes old fashioned family values. Sunday school at 10 a.m 11 a.m. Wor- ' ship Service, Sunday ; evenings at 6 p.m. and , Wednesday at 6 p.m , Call 850-206-0871. 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