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PAGE 6 THE FLORALA NEWS- WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 12, 2014 Meetings BETHEL BAPTIST CHURCH Bethel Baptist Church members welcome ev- eryone to their services. Sunday School 9:45 a.m. Sunday Services 11 a.m. Sunday night 6 p.m. Wednesday night Bible Study 6 p.m. For more info call (850) 834-3440. Bethel Baptist Church is located on Highway 331 Paxton, FL. CHAPEL HILL BAPTIST CHURCH Chapel Hill Baptist Church members and pastor, Dennis Sims, in- vite you to join their ser- vices on .Sundays at 9:45 a.m. for Sunday School; 11 a.m. for Morning Wor- ship; Sunday evening ser- vices at 5 p.m. Wednes- day Worship and Prayer service begins at 6:30 p.m. Ladies' meetings are on the third Thursday of each month in differ- ent homes at 6:30 p.m. Located seven miles east of Florala on Hwy 54. Call 858-6843 or 858-6074. CHURCH OF CHRIST The Church of Christ at Florala meets at 827 3rd Street (Hwy 55) FIo- rala. Sunday - Bible study 9 a.m. and10 a.m., wor- ship service 11 a.m., Wednesday - mid-week Bible study 7 p.m. Greg Smith is evangelist. CLEAR SPRINGS BAPTIST CHURCH Rev. John Knopes, pastor and congregation of Clear Springs Bap- tist 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 Highway 85 N. CROSSROADS ASSEMBLY OF GOD Sunday School 10 a.m., worship service 11 a.m. The church is locat- ed in the Harrison Curve Community, 2678 Co. Hwy. 147 W, (Harrison Curve community) Pax- ton, FL. DAMASCUS BAPTIST CHURCH DamasCus Baptist Church extends an invita- tion to everyone to attend Sunday School 10 a.m. and church 11 a.m. The church is located on the Wing hwy. EMMANUEL APOSTOLIC CHURCH Revival services will be held Friday and Satur- day, November 21-22 at 7 p.m.; Sunday, November 23 at 10:30 a.m. and 4 p.m. with Evangelist Bri- an Wilkinson from Bishop William Church in Merid- ian, MS.. A Thanksgiving dinner will be served after" Sunday morning service. Church is located at 1815 S. 9th Street, FIo- rala. 850-225-774 or 850-333-5479. ENON BAPTIST CHURCH Pastor Judd Holder- field and Enon Baptist Church extend an open invitation to everyone to attend worship services each Sunday. Sunday School begins at 10 a.m., and Sunday worship ser- vice 11 a.m. Congregational con- vention style sing is held every fourth Friday at 6 p.m. The church is lo- cated on Cravey Bridge Road just off County Road 45 between Florala and Andalusia. FIRST AFRICAN MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH Members of First Af- rican Missionary Baptist Church extends a warm invitation to worship with them. Sunday School, 9:45 a.m.; Worship Ser- vice, 11 a.m. on the 2nd and 4th Sundays; Bible Study and Prayer Service, 6 p.m. alternate Wednes- day night. Pastor is James Doster. The church is lo- cated at 1214 East 7th Avenue, Florala. For fur- ther information, call the church at 334-858-7416 or 334-858-1165. FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH The First Baptist Church in Florala is a place where things are happening that only God can do! Pastor Charlie Lennard and the con- gregation encourage all to come experience it! There are two wor- ship services on Sunday: contemporary service 8:30 a.m. and traditional service 11 a.m., Sunday School (for all ages) 9:45 EDITH WISE DAVIS Edith Wise Davis of the Caney Creek Com- munity (Walton Coun- ty, FL) passed away November 4, 2014. She was born May 14, 1930 to Ressie and Willie Goodwin Davis. She worked as a nurse's aid, however her most important job was a mother and wife. Edith was an exceptional cook and enjoyed cooking for family and friends in her community. She was often found in her vegetable garden or planting flowers around her home. Edith loved spending time with her children especially her grandchildren. She cherished being their "MeMa". Edith and her 871 AL Hwy. 55 334-8,58-3131 raditional uneral ,.Services & Cremation ran te onument & Cemetery CWorh ,..State of , labama 2:icensed reneed Counselor Randy & ,mKeahey Licensed Funeral Directors & Embalmers a.m. Nursery is staffed for Sunday School and traditinal worship ser- vice. Older children en- joy JUMP2 Worship at 11 p.m. No Sunday night service. Children choir practice Tuesday 5:30 p.m. followed by adult choir practice at 6:30 p.m. AWANA Wednesday nights - family dinner at 5:30 p.m. and AWANA at 6 p.m. The youth, led by Brent Zessin are quite an active bunch and invite all to attend their Bible study on Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m. or Sunday at 9:45 a.m., along with worship service of choice. Visit the website www.fbcflo- for more infor- family have been active members of the Caney Creek Baptist Church for many years and her faith in Jesus Christ sustained her as she fought many health is- sues. She was preceded in death by her hus- band, Oden C. Davis. Survivors include daughter, Shilla Gill and husband, Lester, of DeFuniak Springs, FL; sons, Hank Davis, David Davis and wife, Joyce, and Charles Da- vis and wife, Amy, all of DeFuniak Springs; brother, Weljim Wise and wife, Ester; sisters- in-law, Sara and Lou- ise Simmons, Dorthy Andrews and Charlene Wise; 15 grandchildren and 33 great-grandchil- dren. Funeral services were held 10 a.m. Thursday November 6, from Caney Creek Bap- tist Church with Wilber Williams and Rodger Mims officiating.Inter- ment followed at Caney Creek Cemetery. Join in remember- ing Edith Wise Davis by visiting a memorial at evansfuneralhomeal. com. Through this site share thoughts and fond memories with the family. PAUL JACKSON Paul Jackson, age 65, passed away November 4, 2014. He was born October 4, 1949 in Flo- rala to Loman and Ma- mie Turbeville Jackson. Nothing was more important to him than his family. He loved his wife more than any- thing, even after 31 years you could feel the love they shared just by watching them. He also loved his children and grandchildren, and truly enjoyed spending every moment he could with them. He was a big Elvis fan, and even looked like Elvis in his younger years, with his one-sided grin, jet black hair, and long side- burns. He loved playing the guitar and enjoyed playing many of the older songs he grew up listening to. A favorite song to hear him play was "House of the Ris- ing Sun", which he and his would play together. He enjoyed fishing and being outdoors. You could often find him sitting outside in his chair, simply enjoying nature. He loved the mation or feel free to call 334-858-3234. FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH (PCA) Located on High- way 331, a block from the beach (23470 5th Ave., Florala) everyone is welcome. We teach by Lake Jackson what Jesus taught on Lake Galilee, the classic Gos- pel of God's grace. This Sunday at 11:00 a.m., Pastor Bob's sermon will be "THE HEIFER AND THE LION" based on Ho- sea 4:16 and 11:10. The Lord calls the backsliding heifer extending mercy to those who have strayed. Read more at www.bax- mountains and 'wild- life exhibits, and could tell you everything you wanted to know about all the various ani- mals because he loved the Discovery Channel and Animal Planet. He also enjoyed looking at the planets, stars, and moon through his tele- scope. There were many nights spent outside with his son and daugh- ter, showing them the planets, especially Sat- urn and its many rings. Another thing he loved was cooking for family gatherings during the holidays. You could al- ways count on him to make his famous giblet gravy, smoked ham and turkey, and fudge. He was preceded in death by son, James Jackson; father, Loman Jackson; mother, Ma- mie Jackson; brothers, Freddie Eddie, Johnny, Lonnie B and Bud Jack- son; and sister, Mary Lou Jackson. Survivors include be- loved wife of 31 years Mary Corbin Jackson; son, Chris Jackson and wife, Becky, of Florala; daughter, Crystal Birge and husband, Scott, of Opp, AL; 7 grandchil- dren and 3 great-grand- children, he loved being their "Paw Paw'; sister, Vera Yates of Florala; brothers, William Jack- son of Lockhart and Albert Jackson of the Natural Bridge Com- munity. Funeral services were held 11 a.m. Fri- day November 7 from Evans Funeral Home with Shawn Dutcher and Ronnie Sexton of- ficiating. Interment followed in Greenwood Cemetery. TRUMAN D. WALLACE Truman D. Wallace, 69, passed away Tues- day, October 28, 2014, at Enden Hills Commu- "nities in New Braunfels, TX, after a long battle with emphysema and Alzheimer's disease. Originally from Svea, FL, Truman graduated with honors in Math and Chemistry from Lau- rel Hill High School in 1963, where he played basketball and was a member of many clubs. After high school, he moved to Montgomery, AL, where he attended Massey Draughon Busi- Sunday School is at 10 a.m. (nurs- ery is provided for both). Our Evening Bible Study at 5:30 PM in the Edu- cation building is' on the book of James, followed by prayer, fellowship and food. Call 858-3865. FLORALA CHURCH OF GOD Florala Church of God presents a call to wor- ship. New pastor, Ben- nie C. Day, Jr. Phone 334-764-2933. Sunday School 10 a.m.; Morning Worship 11 a.m.; Sunday Evening Worship 5 p.m.; Wednesday night 6:30 p.m. Located at 22564 see CHURCH page 7 ness College and was also a member of the Air National Guard in support of the Vietnam War effort. He made a career with M. Sabel & Son Steel Company where he rose to the position of Vice Presi- dent of Operations until he retired after over 31 years. Among his many accomplishments there were the design of ma aluminum smelting ma- chine and the company logo painted on the Sa- bel trucks even to this day. He was a member of the Chisholm Baptist Church in Montgomery until his move to Deats- ville, AL. Truman had numer- ous interests and hob- bies throughout his life ranging from riding and breaking horses, CB ra- dios, fishing, hunting, to woodworking and racing. Any interest he ever pursued, he did with his whole heart and soul. He once built a 1963 Chevy Impala from parts, a chassis here, a motor there, and he finally found seats after driving sit- ting on a bucket didn't work. Of all his inter- ests, though, racing and fast cars had to be his favorite. From driv- ing dragsters and stock cars to being the "crew chief' for his children's go-carts, if you wanted to see him at his hap- piest and most passion- ate, the race track was the place. He raced and won in numerous tracks in and around Atmore, Montgomery, and Pen- sacola. He was preceded in death by his loving par- ents, Hardy D. and Ver- sie Lee Drew Wallace, and other departed fam- ily members, Charles Carroll; Billy and Nell Young, and John and Shirley Hodges. Survivors include children, Pamela Wal- lace Stephens (Shawn), Christina Wallace Smith (Jeston), John Darrell Wallace (Britt- ney), Devin Lee Wal- lace (Mary); sister, Louise Wallace Car- roll (Charles); nephew, Dave Carroll; grand- children, Matthew Bry- ant Kuznieski, Timothy Bryant Shiver (Jen- nifer), Chaylee Briane Shiver (Dillon), Mary Meagan Stephens, Aus- tin Smith (Kameron), Alysha Smith; great- grandchildren, Alauna Rhiane Smith, Vanessa Briane Weekley; and beloved family, Diane Young Henderson, Pau- la Jo Hodges Wallace, and Eldaree Fendley. Memorial services will be held at Svea As- sembly of God Church, State Hwy 85, Svea, FL, on Saturday, November 22 at 1 p.m. /