Our Obituaries

Jeanette Johnson

June 10, 1931 - June 21, 2017

Jeanette Johnson, of Ozark, AL, passed away Wednesday, June 21, 2017. She was 86.Funeral services will be held Saturday, 12:00pm, in the Earl Bankston Memorial Chapel at Fuqua-Bankston Funeral Home with Dr. Billy Gaither officiating. Burial will follow at Woodlawn Memory Gardens in Ozark with Fuqua-Bankston Funeral Home directing. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 11...
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Robert Dylan Gunter

January 26, 1997 - June 14, 2017

Robert Dylan Gunter, 20, of Ozark, passed away Wednesday, June 14, 2017. Funeral services will be held 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, June 20, 2017 at Fuqua-Bankston Funeral Home Chapel. The family will receive friends from 6-8 on Monday.Dylan was born January 26, 1997 in Dothan and lived in Ozark all of his life. He was a 2015 graduate of Carroll High where he played football and soccer. He later attended...
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Margaret Graves Peacock

June 15, 1940 - June 14, 2017

Margaret Graves Peacock, of Ozark, passed away Wednesday, June 14, 2017 at her residence. Graveside services will be held 3:30 p.m. Friday, June 16, 2017 at Pea River Cemetery (Brundidge) with Fuqua-Bankston Funeral Home of Ozark directing. Mrs. Peacock was born and raised in Brundidge and has been a resident of Ozark for the last several years.She is predeceased by her husband, Jimmy Peacock...
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Orester Jeremiah Harper

July 27, 1925 - June 12, 2017

Orester J. Harper, Sr., of Ozark, died Monday, June 12, 2017 at his residence. He was 91.Funeral services will be held 10:00 a.m. Friday, June 16, 2017 in the Earl Bankston Memorial Chapel of Fuqua-Bankston Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Noah Reeves officiating. Burial will follow in Woodlawn Memorial Gardens with Fuqua-Bankston Funeral Home directing. The family will receive friends from 5-7 p.m....
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James Bernard Moore

December 19, 1934 - June 10, 2017

James Bernard "Jimmy" Moore, 82, a longtime resident of Pinckard, passed away on Saturday, June 10, 2017 to a joyous reunion with his Lord and Saviour, Jesus Christ and the most precious thing he had, Lydia Miller Moore.Funeral services will be held 3:00 p.m. Friday, June 16, 2017 at Pinckard Baptist Church with Rev. Chris Woodall officiating. Burial will follow in Pinckard Memorial Cemetery with...
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Selma Jewell Hutto

January 1, 1922 - June 10, 2017

Selma Jewell "Carter" Hutto, of Ozark, passed away at her home on Saturday, June 10, 2017. She was 95.Funeral services will be held 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, June 14, 2017 in the Earl Bankston Memorial Chapel of Fuqua-Bankston Funeral Home. A private burial will follow in Westview Memorial Gardens Cemetery with Fuqua-Bankston Funeral Home directing. The family will receive friends at the funeral...
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Imeldia Warrene Bunselmeyer

September 21, 1923 - June 9, 2017

Imeldia W. "Millie" Bunselmeyer died Friday, June 9, 2017 at Ozark Health and Rehab Center. She was 93. A Funeral Mass will be held 11:00 a.m. Thursday, June 15, 2017 at St. John's Catholic Church with Father Fred Boni officiating and Fuqua-Bankston Funeral Home directing. Burial will be held later in Springfield, Missouri. She is survivied by a daughter, Clara Ann Watters of Ozark; three...
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Joseph Edward Gorecki

July 25, 1943 - June 6, 2017

Joseph Edward Gorecki, Jr., a resident of Daleville, died Tuesday, June 6, 2017 at Flowers Hospital in Dothan, Alabama. He was 73.No services will be held here per his wishes. A private family burial will be held later in New Jersey.He is survived by a daughter, Erin Catalano of Mableton, Georgia and a son, Eric Gorecki of Mesa, Arizona. Arrangements under the direction of Fuqua-Bankston Funeral...
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Jo Ann Celani

August 29, 1930 - June 1, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Fuqua-Bankston Funeral Home, Ozark, AL.
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Linda Carol Wetzel

January 3, 1956 - May 16, 2017

Mrs. Linda Carol Wetzel, age 61 of Ozark, AL., passed away at her home Tuesday, May 16, 2015 after an eight-year battle with breast cancer.Funeral Services will be held 2 pm Friday, May 19, 2017, in the Earl Bankston Memorial Chapel in Fuqua-Bankston Funeral Home with Reverend Charles Goldsmith officiating. The family will receive friends from 1 pm until service time on Friday. Mrs. Wetzel was...
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Warren William Bonner

October 25, 1937 - April 26, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Fuqua-Bankston Funeral Home, Ozark, AL.
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William Owen Jones

June 2, 1937 - April 25, 2017

William Owen "Bill" Jones, Jr., (Major, US Army, Ret) of Ozark, died Tuesday morning, April 25, 2017 at Southeast Alabama Medical Center. He was 79.Funeral services with Masonic Rites will be held 2:00 p.m. Friday, April 28, 2017 at First United Methodist Church with Rev. Mike Sigler, Rev. Megan Kelley and Dr. Billy Gaither officiating. Burial with full military honors will follow in Woodlawn...
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Jesse Earl Parker

December 17, 1959 - April 23, 2017

Jesse Earl Parker, Jr., a resident of Ozark, died Sunday, April 23, 2017 at Flowers Hospital surrounded by his family. He was 57. Funeral services will be held 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, April 26, 2017 at the Earl Bankston Memorial Chapel of Fuqua-Bankston Funeral Home with the Rev. Donnie Uptain officiating. Burial will follow in Woodlawn Memory Gardens with Fuqua-Bankston Funeral Home directing. The...
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John Govoruhk

April 28, 1928 - April 15, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Fuqua-Bankston Funeral Home, Ozark, AL.
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Larry Russell

November 2, 1960 - April 13, 2017

Lawrence Victor Russell, Jr. "Larry", 56, of Ozark, died Thursday, April 13, 2017 at Flowers Hospital. A Celebration of his life service will be held 6:00 p.m. Tuesday, April 18, 2017 at the Earl Bankston Memorial Chapel of Fuqua-Bankston Funeral Home with Lee Gross officiating. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 4-6 on Tuesday prior to service time. In lieu of flowers...
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Joseph A. Marek

April 22, 1924 - April 7, 2017

Joseph A. Marek, a longtime resident of Ozark, passed away Friday, April 7, 2017 in Clanton, Alabama at the age of 92.Funeral services will be held 2:00 p.m. Sunday, April 9, 2017 in the Earl Bankston Memorial Chapel of Fuqua-Bankston Funeral Home with The Rev. Dr. Thomas Nixon officiating. Burial with military honors will follow at Woodlawn Memory Gardens with Fuqua-Bankston Funeral Home...
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Mary F. Wilkinson

January 11, 1938 - April 3, 2017

Mary F. Wilkinson, a resident of Ozark, passed away Monday, April 3, 2017 at Dale Medical Center. She was 79.Funeral services will be held 2:30 p.m. Thursday, April 6, 2017 at the Earl Bankston Memorial Chapel of Fuqua-Bankston Funeral Home with Rev. Danny Bynum officiating. A private burial will follow in Woodlawn Memory Gardens with Fuqua-Bankston Funeral Home directing. The family will receive...
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Mary M. Meeks

October 4, 1934 - April 3, 2017

Mary Magdalene "Maggie" Meeks, 82, of Ozark, passed away Monday, April 3, 2017 at Southeast Alabama Medical Center.Funeral services will be held 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, April 5, 2017 in the Earl Bankston Memorial Chapel of Fuqua-Bankston Funeral Home with Rev. Jack Maxwell officiating. Burial will follow in Woodlawn Memory Gardens with Fuqua-Bankston Funeral Home directing. The family will receive...
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Ocie Evelyn Downing

February 9, 1932 - March 30, 2017

Ocie Evelyn Hartzog Downing, a resident of Westside Terrace and formerly of Ariton, passed away Thursday, March 30, 2017. She was 85 years old.Funeral services will be held 2:00 p.m. Saturday, April 1, 2017 in the Earl Bankston Memorial Chapel at Fuqua-Bankston Funeral Home in Ozark with Brother Dave Walsh officiating. Burial will follow in Evergreen Freewill Baptist Church Cemetery with Fuqua...
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Clarence Joseph Dillard

January 6, 1935 - March 26, 2017

Clarence Joseph "C. J." Dillard, 82, a resident of Newton, passed away Sunday, March 26, 2017 at his residence following an extended illness.Funeral services will be held 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, March 29, 2017 at Bethel Baptist Church in Newton with Mr. Bimbo Turner officiating. Burial will follow in Bethel Baptist Church Cemetery with Fuqua-Bankston Funeral Home directing. The family will receive...
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Roberta P. McCullers

September 30, 1933 - March 22, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Fuqua-Bankston Funeral Home, Ozark, AL.
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Terry LaFate Turner

August 3, 1959 - March 18, 2017

Terry LaFate Turner, of Newton, died Saturday, March 18, 2017 at Medical Center Enterprise. He was 57.Funeral services will be held 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, March 21, 2017 at Bethel Baptist Church in Newton with Rev. Mike Griggs and his brother, Bimbo Turner officiating. Burial will follow in Bethel Baptist Church Cemetery with Fuqua-Bankston Funeral Home directing. The family will receive friends at...
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Hazel Zeigler Jones

August 2, 1928 - March 15, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Fuqua-Bankston Funeral Home, Ozark, AL.
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David Norris Smith

November 22, 1935 - March 5, 2017

David Norris Smith, (CW4, Ret) a resident of Ozark, died Sunday, March 5, 2017, at SAMC in Dothan. He was 81. A Mass of Christian Burial will be said at 1:00 p.m. Thursday, March 9, 2017 at St. John's Catholic Church with Father Fred Boni officiating. Burial with full military honors will follow in Woodlawn Memory Gardens with Fuqua-Bankston Funeral Home directing. The family will receive friends...
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Midori Ryan

December 30, 1931 - March 4, 2017

Midori Ryan, 85, died peacefully at Flowers hospital, Saturday, March 4, 2017. Funeral services will be held at 2:30 P.M. Wednesday March 8, 2017, at the Earl Bankston Memorial Chapel of Fuqua-Bankston Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Woodlawn Memory Gardens with Fuqua-Bankston Funeral Home directing. Visitation will be held from 1:30 -2:30 p.m. prior to the service time on Wednesday. Mrs....
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Naaman Drexel Ivey

November 25, 1943 - March 3, 2017

Naaman Drexel Ivey, of Clio, died Friday, March 3, 2017 surrounded by his loving wife and daughter. He was 73. Funeral services will be held 2:00 p.m. Monday, March 6, 2017 at Elamville Assembly of God Church on Highway 51 with Rev. Kenneth Earles officiating. His nephew, Philip Paramore and his daughter, Amanda will share in the service. Mr. Ivey will lie in state from 1:00 p.m. until 2:00 p.m....
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Max Earl Skinner

January 17, 1942 - February 28, 2017

Max Earl Skinner, of Ozark, passed away on Tuesday, February 28, 2017 from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. He was 75.Funeral services will be held 2:00 p.m. Saturday, March 4, 2017 in the Earl Bankston Memorial Chapel in Fuqua-Bankston Funeral Home with Rev. James Adam Mulliner officiating. Burial will follow in Woodlawn Memory Gardens with Fuqua-Bankston Funeral Home directing. ...
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Linda H. Childree

October 13, 1951 - February 26, 2017

Mrs. Linda H. Childree of Ozark passed away at her residence Sunday, February 26, 2017. She was 65.Funeral services will be 11:00am Tuesday, February 28,2017 at Ozark Presbyterian Church with Pastor Frank Ellis officiating.Burial will follow in Lee Cemetery with Fuqua-Bankston Funeral Home of Ozark directing.The family will receive friends at Fuqua-Bankston Funeral Home Monday evening from...
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Jessie J. Hence

December 25, 1918 - February 21, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Fuqua-Bankston Funeral Home, Ozark, AL.
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Sylvia Clymie Baggett

September 20, 1928 - February 21, 2017

Sylvia Clymie Baggett, or better known to her family and friends as "Billie", age 88, of Ariton, passed away peacefully Tuesday, February 21, 2017 at Oak View Manor. Funeral services will be held 2:00 p.m. Saturday, February 25, 2017 at the Earl Bankston Memorial Chapel of Fuqua-Bankston Funeral Home with Pastor Justin Abercrombie officiating. Burial will follow in Center Ridge Baptist Church...
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John D. Ryan

October 2, 1934 - February 19, 2017

CW4 (Ret) John "JD" Ryan, 82, died of a prolonged illness in his Ozark, AL home February 19, 2017. Funeral services will be held 2:30 p.m. Friday, February 24, 2017 at the Earl Bankston Memorial Chapel of Fuqua-Bankston Funeral Home. Burial with full military honors will follow at Woodlawn Memorial Gardens with Fuqua-Bankston Funeral Home directing. Visitation will be held from 1:30 - 2:30 p.m....
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Judy Howell Coots

December 31, 1947 - February 8, 2017

Judy Howell Coots, of Ozark, passed away, Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2017 following an extended illness. She was 69.Funeral services will be held 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, February 14, 2017 in the Earl Bankston Memorial Chapel of Fuqua-Bankston Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Newton City Cemetery with Fuqua-Bankston Funeral Home directing. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 1-2 on...
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John M. McGinty

May 25, 1926 - February 7, 2017

John M. McGinty, a resident of Ozark, died Tuesday, February 7, 2017 at his residence. He was 90.Funeral services will be held 11:00 a.m. Friday, February 10, 2017 at Ridgecrest Baptist Church with Rev. Jim Hill officiating. Burial will follow in Westview Memorial Cemetery with Fuqua-Bankston Funeral Home of Ozark directing. The family will receive friends one hour prior to service time at the...
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Samuel Anthony Moore

November 2, 1968 - February 4, 2017

Samuel Anthony "Sam" Moore, of Ozark, passed away on Saturday, February 4, 2017 at his residence. He was 48.Funeral services will be held 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, February 8, 2017 at the Earl Bankston Memorial Chapel with Fuqua-Bankston Funeral Home directing. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 6-8 on Tuesday.Sam was born November 2, 1968 in Ozark where he lived most all of his...
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Nell Johnson Priest

June 27, 1933 - February 2, 2017

Nell Johnson Priest, a longtime resident of Ozark, passed on Thursday, February 2, 2017 in Chipley, Florida at the age of 83. A Celebration of Life Service will be held 2:00 p.m. Thursday, February 09, 2017 at First Missionary Baptist Church in Ozark. Burial will follow in Travelers Rest Cemetery with Fuqua-Bankston Funeral Home directing. The family will receive friends from 5-7 on Wednesday at...
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John J. Johns

October 22, 1927 - February 2, 2017

John J. Johns, a lifetime resident of Dale County, passed away, Thursday night, February 2, 2017 at Dale Medical Center. He was 89.Funeral services will be held 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, February 7, 2017 at the Earl Bankston Memorial Chapel of Fuqua Bankston Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Union Presbyterian Church Cemetery (Arguta) with Fuqua-Bankston Funeral Home directing. The family will...
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Audrey Ellinger

October 21, 1944 - January 28, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Fuqua-Bankston Funeral Home, Ozark, AL.
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Georgia Evans Smith

January 26, 2017

Georgia Evans Smith, died peacefully, Thursday morning, January 26, 2017 at her residence in Dothan.Private graveside services were held 10:30 a.m. Friday, January 27, 2017 at Midland City Cemetery with Father Patrick Gallagher officiating and Fuqua-Bankston Funeral Home of Ozark directing. A memorial mass will be said 10:30 a.m. Monday, January 30, 2017 at St. Columba Catholic Church Chapel...
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James A. Sanders

March 26, 1942 - January 24, 2017

James A. Sanders, a resident of Dale County, passed away Tuesday, January 24, 2017 at St. Vincent's Chilton Hospital in Clanton, Alabama. He was 75. Funeral services will be held 2:00 p.m. Thursday, January 26, 2017 at the Earl Bankston Memorial Chapel of Fuqua-Bankston Funeral Home with Rev. Terry Hayes officiating. Burial will follow at Mt. Olive Cemetery (Rocky Head) with Fuqua-Bankston...
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Frances Pauline Danner Powell

March 25, 1938 - January 22, 2017

Frances Pauline Danner Powell, passed away Sunday, January 22, 2017 at Ozark Health and Rehabilitation Center. She was 78 years old.Graveside services will be held 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, January 24, 2017 at Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church Cemetery with Hospice Chaplain Kathy Stumbaugh officiating and Fuqua-Bankston Funeral Home directing. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 1-2 on...
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Peggie Highsmith Warner

July 28, 1935 - January 21, 2017

Mrs. Peggie Highsmith Warner, 81, of Ozark, died early Saturday, January 21, 2017, at Gardens of Roswell Assisted Living in Alpharetta, Georgia after a long battle with Parkinson's disease and Alzheimer's disease.Funeral services will be held 3:00 p.m. Friday, January 27, 2017 at the First United Methodist of Ozark, with Dr. Billy Gaither and Reverend Meghan Kelley officiating. Interment will...
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Jesse Eldon Phillips

October 21, 1932 - January 19, 2017

Jesse Eldon Phillips, a resident of Ozark, passed away peacefully, Thursday, January 19, 2017 at his residence with his family at his side. He was 84.Funeral services will be held 2:00 p.m. Sunday, January 22, 2017 at Ewell Bible Baptist Church with Rev. Larry Skipper and Rev. Russell Hagler officiating. Burial with military honors will follow in the church cemetery with Fuqua-Bankston Funeral...
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Gladys P. Horchen

March 20, 1926 - January 18, 2017

Gladys P. Horchen, 90, a resident of Newton, died peacefully Wednesday, January 18, 2017 at her home.A Memorial Mass will be held 12 noon Friday, January 20, 2017 at St. John's Catholic Church with Father Fred Boni and Deacon John Ross officiating. Burial will follow in Woodlawn Memory Gardens with Fuqua-Bankston Funeral Home directing. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Alzheimer's...
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Betty Lou Weldon

April 25, 1930 - January 9, 2017

Betty Lou Weldon of Ozark, passed away Monday, January 9, 2017. She was 86. Funeral services will be held 2:00 p.m. Thursday, January 12, 2017 in the Earl Bankston Memorial Chapel of Fuqua-Bankston Funeral Home with Rev. Frank Ellis officiating. Burial will follow in Woodlawn Memory Gardens with Fuqua-Bankston Funeral Home directing. The family will receive friends at the funeral home one hour...
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Thomas Anthony Thompson

March 3, 1943 - January 6, 2017

Mr. Thompson, son of the late Alto Hazen Thompson and Myrtle Mathis Thompson was born March 3, 1943, in Dale County near Skipperville and lived there all his life. He was preceded in death by his beloved daughter Laura Thompson Knurr and his 10 ½ month old grandson, Joshua Adam Knurr.He was a wonderful loving husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather and brother. His family will...
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Samuel L. Harrison

June 3, 1945 - January 2, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Fuqua-Bankston Funeral Home, Ozark, AL.
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Terry Wayne Rogers

May 3, 1993 - December 31, 2016

Terry Wayne Rogers, Jr., age 23, of Skipperville, passed away Saturday, December 31, 2016.Services will be held 11:00 a.m. Thursday, January 5, 2017 at Ewell Bible Baptist Church with Pastor David Lewis and Pastor Joel Milligan officiating.The family will receive friends at the church Thursday one hour prior to services.
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Cecelia A. Williams

November 15, 1938 - December 30, 2016

Cecelia A. Williams, a resident of Ozark, died Friday, December 30, 2016 in Chattanooga, Tennessee. She was 78.Funeral services will be held 10:00 a.m. Saturday, January 7, 2017 at First United Methodist Church with Rev. Mike Sigler officiating. Burial will follow in Woodlawn Memory Gardens with Fuqua-Bankston Funeral Home directing. Visitation will be on Friday, January 06, 2017 from 5:00 p.m -...
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David Ray Evans

January 14, 1959 - December 28, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Fuqua-Bankston Funeral Home, Ozark, AL.
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Margaret Virginia Riley

January 5, 1921 - December 19, 2016

Margaret Virginia Riley, 95, of Ozark, Alabama, died Monday, December 19, 2016, at her home following an extended illness.Funeral services will be held 2:00 P.M., Wednesday, December 21, 2016, in the Earl Bankston Memorial Chapel of Fuqua-Bankston Funeral Home with Rev. Jenni Hendrix-Rhodes officiating. Interment will follow in Woodlawn Memory Gardens. The family will received friends at the...
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Louie Frank Teal

November 22, 1927 - December 18, 2016

Mr. Louie Frank Teal, a resident of Ozark, died Sunday, December 18, 2016. He was 89.Funeral services for Mr. Teal will be held 2 P.M. Thursday, December 22, 2016 in the Earl Bankston Memorial Chapel of Fuqua-Bankston Funeral Home with the Reverend Mathew Wright officiating. Burial will follow in Pleasant Ridge Cemetery under the direction of Fuqua-Bankston Funeral Home. The family will be...
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Maria P. Schindler

July 7, 1928 - December 4, 2016

Maria P. Schindler, a longtime resident of Spanish Fort, Alabama died Sunday, December 4, 2016.Graveside services will be held Saturday, December 10, 2016, at 1:30 pm, at Pine Rest Memorial Gardens in Foley, Alabama. Mrs. Schindler was born July 7, 1928 in Schwertberg, Austria and immigrated to the United States in 1952. She resided in New Orleans until her marriage in 1964. She and her husband...
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David Earl Carroll

September 16, 1970 - December 2, 2016

David E. Carroll, a resident of Dothan, went to be with the Lord on Friday, December 2, 2016. He was 46.Memorial services will be held 2:30 Sunday, December 11, 2016 at Mt. Hebron United Methodist Church with Rev. Jerry Glover officiating. The family will receive friends following the services. David was born September 16, 1970 in Ozark, Alabama and lived the early years of his life there. He...
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Mary Sue Gilley

November 6, 1933 - December 1, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Fuqua-Bankston Funeral Home, Ozark, AL.
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Margaret Ruth Coots

March 3, 1937 - November 30, 2016

Mrs. Margaret Ruth Coots of Ozark, passed away at her residence Wednesday, November 30, 2016. She was 79.Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m. Saturday, December 3, 2016 in the Earl Bankston Memorial Chapel of Fuqua-Bankston Funeral Home in Ozark with Rev. Peter Brent officiating. Interment will follow in Woodlawn Memory Gardens under the direction of Fuqua-Bankston Funeral home.The family will...
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Louis Wyatt Hardy

October 22, 1940 - November 24, 2016

Louis Wyatt Hardy, of Ozark, Alabama passed away on Thursday, November 24, 2016 at his residence. He was 76 years old. Funeral services will be held Sunday, November 27, 2016 at 3:00 pm in the Earl Bankston Memorial Chapel in Fuqua-Bankston Funeral Home in Ozark with Pastor Randy Adams officiating. Visitation will take place from 1:00 pm until 3:00 pm prior to the service at Fuqua-Bankston...
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Carolyn I. Simmons

May 7, 1932 - November 17, 2016

Carolyn I. Simmons, a resident of Ozark, died Thursday, November 17, 2016 at her residence. She was 84. Funeral services will be held 2:00 p.m. Sunday, November 20, 2016 at Fuqua-Bankston Funeral Home with the Rev. Billy Gaither officiating. Burial will follow in Center Ridge Cemetery with Fuqua-Bankston Funeral Home directing. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 1-2 on...
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Leida Esther Lugo de Perez

September 19, 1923 - November 15, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Fuqua-Bankston Funeral Home, Ozark, AL.
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Hilda Sue Stuckey

July 6, 1928 - November 15, 2016

Ms. Hilda Sue Stuckey of Ozark, formerly of the Morgan Baptist Church community near Skipperville, passed away November 15, 2016 at the Flowers Hospital. She was 88.Funeral services will be held Saturday, November 19, 2016 at 11:30 a.m. at Morgan Baptist Church, Skipperville, AL, with Reverend Tim Sewell officiating. Burial will immediately follow the service at Beersheba Cemetery with Fuqua...
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Delmer Graves

December 19, 1930 - November 15, 2016

Delmer "Del" Graves, of Daleville, died Tuesday, November 15, 2016 at a Dothan hospital. He was 85.Funeral services with military honors will be held 9:30 a.m. Friday, November 18, 2016 at the Earl Bankston Memorial Chapel with Rev. Marcus Ramer officiating. Burial will follow at 1:30 p.m. (CST) or 2:30 p.m. (EST) at Ft. Mitchell National Cemetery with Fuqua-Bankston Funeral Home directing. The...
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Julius Payton

August 4, 1924 - November 11, 2016

Julius Payton, of Ozark, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, November 11, 2016 at his residence. He was 92.Funeral services will be held 2:00 p.m. Monday, November 14, 2016 at the Earl Bankston Memorial Chapel with Rev. Dwight Johnson officiating. Burial will follow in Woodlawn Memory Gardens with Fuqua-Bankston Funeral Home directing. The family will receive friends at the funeral home...
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Delbert Eugene Thompson

December 15, 1937 - October 31, 2016

Mr. Delbert Eugene Thompson of Ozark passed away Monday, October 31, 2016 at his residence. He was 78. Funeral services will be 11:00 Thursday, November 3, 2016 in the Earl Bankston Memorial Chapel of Fuqua-Bankston Funeral Home with Rev. Greg Doss officiating. Burial will follow in Union Presbyterian Church Cemetery with Fuqua-Bankston directing. The family will receive friends at the funeral...
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Michael H. Andrews

December 12, 1955 - October 25, 2016

Michael Harrell "Mike" Andrews, a lifetime resident of Ozark, died Tuesday, October 25, 2016 at Flowers Hospital. He was 60.Funeral services will be held 11:00 a.m. Friday, October 28, 2016 at Rocky Head Baptist Church with the Rev. Bill Weed and the Rev. Joe Underwood officiating. Burial will follow in Mt. Olive Cemetery with Fuqua-Bankston Funeral Home directing. The family will receive friends...
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Beatriz Albo Kaminski

August 22, 1933 - October 23, 2016

Beatriz Kaminski, a longtime resident of Ozark, passed away at her home, Sunday, October 23, 2016. She was 83. Private graveside services will be held 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, October 26, 2016 at Woodlawn Cemetery in Ozark with Fuqua-Bankston Funeral Home directing. Flowers are being accepted or memorials may be made to your favorite animal shelter or St. Judes's Children's Hospital. Mrs. Kaminski...
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Freyja Rose Van Noy

July 1, 2016 - October 21, 2016

Freyja Rose Van Noy, passed away Friday morning, October 21, 2016 at home. She was 3 months old.Memorial services will be held 10:00 a.m. Thursday, October 27, 2016 at Stonebridge Church of God with Brother Ingram officiating and Fuqua-Bankston Funeral Home directing. The family will be accepting flowers. Freyja was born July 1, 2016 and our baby was taken from us way too early.She is survived by...
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Donald D. Wood

April 17, 1936 - October 19, 2016

Donald D. Wood, 80, a resident of Ozark, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his family on Wednesday, October 19, 2016.The family will receive friends from 2:00-3:30 p.m. on Sunday at Faith Christian Center with funeral services immediately following at 3:30. Rev. Josh Sims will be officiating. Burial will follow at Westview Cemetery with Fuqua-Bankston Funeral Home directing. Mr. Wood...
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Matthew Thomas Hearle

November 16, 1967 - October 18, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Fuqua-Bankston Funeral Home, Ozark, AL.
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Geraldine R. Mills

March 24, 1929 - October 17, 2016

Geraldine R. Mills, formerly of the Rocky Head Community in Ariton, passed away Monday, October 17, 2016 at the Henry County Health and Rehabilitation Facility in Abbeville. She was 87. Funeral services will be 2 P.M. Thursday, October 20, 2016 at Rocky Head Baptist Church with Rev. Joe Underwood and Rev. Jeff Downing officiating. Interment will follow in Mt. Olive cemetery under the direction of...
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Gary Wendill Patton

April 6, 1939 - October 17, 2016

Captain Gary W. Patton, US Army (Retired), 77, of Ozark passed away October 17, 2016 at his residence surrounded by his family. Funeral service will be held Friday at 2:00pm in the Earl Bankston Memorial Chapel at Fuqua-Bankston Funeral Home in Ozark, AL. with Pastor Jim Hill officiating. Visitation will be held Thursday evening from 5:00 pm until 7:00 pm at Fuqua-Bankston Funeral Home. Burial...
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Patrick Serna

January 12, 1950 - October 13, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Fuqua-Bankston Funeral Home, Ozark, AL.
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Nancy Carolyn Nelson

January 26, 1945 - October 10, 2016

Nancy Carolyn Nelson of Ozark passed away Monday, October 10, 2016 at Dale Medical Center. She was 71. Funeral services will be held 11:00 a.m. Thursday, October 13, 2016 in the Earl Bankston Memorial Chapel of Fuqua-Bankston Funeral Home with Dr. Billy Gaither officiating. Burial will follow in Woodlawn Memory Gardens.The family will receive friends Wednesday from 5-7 pm at the funeral home.Mrs....
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Harry Junior Riley

February 13, 1926 - October 9, 2016

Harry Junior Riley, 90, a native of Dale County and longtime resident of Ozark, Alabama, died Sunday, October 9, 2016, at Greenbriar at the Altamont Nursing Home in Birmingham, Alabama, following a prolonged illness. Mr. Riley, lovingly known as "Junior" to his family, was a lifelong resident of Dale County. He was a veteran of the Korean War. His greatest joy was working with watches. He spent...
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Joel V. Turner

August 6, 1946 - October 9, 2016

Mr. Joel Turner of Ozark (Ewell Community) passed away Sunday, October 9, 2016 at his residence. He was 70. Funeral Services will be held 2PM Thursday, October 13, 2016 in the Earl Bankston Memorial Chapel of Fuqua-Bankston Funeral Home with Rev. Joe Underwood officiating. Burial with Military Honors will follow in Newton City Cemetery with Fuqua-Bankston directing. The family wil receive...
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Jean Phillips Chalker

January 9, 1928 - October 4, 2016

Mrs. Jean Phillips Chalker, age 88, of Vidalia, died Tuesday, October 4, 2016 at her home, after an extended illness. She was born in Barbour County, Alabama, living most of her life in Ozark, Alabama before moving to Vidalia in 1995. She worked with Phillip Van Heusen for many years, and as a seamstress at Ft. Rucker, Alabama. She was a former member of the Hillcrest Baptist Church in Ozark,...
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Laurence Edwin Darlington

April 7, 1930 - September 30, 2016

Major (retired) Laurence Edwin Darlington, Jr. passed away at his residence on Friday, September 30, 2016. He was 86.A graveside service with full military honors will be held at 10 A.M. Wednesday, October 5, 2016 in Woodlawn Memory Gardens. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the charity of one's choice in honor of Mr. Darlington.Major Darlington was born in Corvallis, Oregon to the late...
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Glenda Faye Hoefle

July 11, 1954 - September 27, 2016

Glenda Faye Hoefle, 62, of Ozark, Alabama passed away peacefully at her home on Tuesday September 27, 2016 after a long battle with Alzheimer's. She was born to the late Omar and Francis Childree, July 11, 1954. Faye retired from the Ozark City School System after 22 years of service. She enjoyed reading the bible every morning, fishing with family and most of all she loved growing roses in...
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Harold Anthony Cox

September 29, 1967 - September 20, 2016

Harold Anthony "Tony" Cox formerly of Ozark, Alabama, passed away peacefully in his Carrollton, Georgia home on Tuesday the 20th of September 2016. He was 48. Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m. Monday, September 26, 2016, in the Earl Bankston Memorial Chapel of Fuqua-Bankston Funeral Home in Ozark with Rev. Marcus Wingard officiating. Burial with military honors will follow in Woodlawn Memory...
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Tracie Lynn Cook

January 23, 1970 - September 3, 2016

Tracie Lynn Cook of Ozark, Alabama passed away Saturday, September 3, 2016 at her residence. She was 46.A memorial service will be held Thursday, September 15, 2016 at 7:00 pm in the Earl Bankston Memorial Chapel in Fuqua-Bankston Funeral Home with Rev. Freddie McCain officiating. Visitation will be held one hour prior to service at the funeral home. Fuqua-Bankston Funeral Home is directing.
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Felecia Frances Cortes

June 8, 1960 - August 24, 2016

Mrs. Felecia Frances Childree Cortes of Paducha, Kentucky and formerly of Ozark, passed away August 24, 2016. She was 56. Funeral services will be 2:00PM Wednesday, August 31, 2016 at Bethel United Methodist Church with Dr. Billy Gaither officiating and Fuqua-Bankston Funeral Home of Ozark directing. The family will receive friends at the church one hour prior to services.Felecia was a native of...
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Janet Rayner

September 3, 1950 - August 20, 2016

Janet Danner Rayner died August 20, 2016 at her residence in Ozark, Alabama. She was 65 years of age.Memorial services will be held Saturday, August 27, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. at Hillcrest Baptist Church in Ozark, Alabama, with the Rev. Dennis Tew officiating.
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Barbara Dale Boynton

July 20, 1950 - August 16, 2016

Mrs. Barbara Dale Howell Boynton of Ozark, AL. passed away Tuesday, August 16, 2016 at Dale Medical Center in Ozark. She was 66. Funeral services will be 10:00 a.m. Saturday, August 20, 2016 in the Earl Bankston Memorial Chapel of Fuqua-Bankston Funeral Home in Ozark. Interment will follow in Woodlawn Memory Gardens under the direction of Fuqua-Bankston Funeral Home. The family will receive...
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Cynthia Denise Morrison

July 9, 1981 - August 12, 2016

Denise Morrison, of Dothan, died Friday, August 12, 2016 at Southeast Alabama Medical Center. She was 35.Funeral services will be held 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, August 16, 2016 at Hamilton Roads Church of Christ, Brundidge, with Minister Elisha Freeman officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery under the direction of Fuqua-Bankston Funeral Home. The family will receive friends at the church...
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Terri Lynn Sigers

January 16, 1964 - August 11, 2016

Mrs. Terri Lynn Sigers of Ariton, passed away at her residence Thursday, August 11, 2016 surrounded by her loving family. She was 52.Funeral services will be 1:00 p.m. Monday, August 15, 2016 in the Earl Bankston Memorial Chapel of Fuqua-Bankston Funeral Home in Ozark with Rev. Kenneth Earles officiating.Burial will follow in Universalist Cemetery in Ariton under the direction of Fuqua-Bankston...
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Kincel Lamar Mauldin

November 26, 1951 - August 7, 2016

Kincel Lamar Mauldin, a resident of the Pinckard/Newton community of Dale County passed away Sunday, August 7, 2016 at his home. He was 64.Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m. Friday, August 12, 2016 in the Pinckard Baptist Church with Rev. Chris Woodall officiating. Interment will follow in Newton City Cemetery with Fuqua-Bankston Funeral Home of Ozark directing. The family will receive friend at...
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Mary A. Adams

July 3, 1934 - August 6, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Fuqua-Bankston Funeral Home, Ozark, AL.
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Benjamin Joseph Spears

August 13, 1993 - July 23, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Fuqua-Bankston Funeral Home, Ozark, AL.
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James Ronald Grantham

June 12, 1951 - July 22, 2016

James Ronald Grantham "Ronnie" of Ariton, Alabama, died Friday, July 22, 2016, at Southeast Alabama Medical Center. He was 65 years of age. Funeral services will be held Tuesday, July 26, 2016, at 2:00 pm, at Ozark First Assembly of God with burial following at Bethel Assembly of God in Ariton with Fuqua-Bankston Funeral Home directing. Visitation will be Monday, July 25, 2016 from 6:00pm...
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Clara Cloree Tomlin

December 1, 1933 - July 20, 2016

Mrs. Clara Cloree Tomlin died Wednesday, July 21, 2016 at Ozark Health and Rehab. She was 82.Funeral services for Mrs. Tomlin will be 2P.M. Monday, July 25, 2016 at Pleasant Grove Church in Ozark with Reverend James Bell and Brother William Todd officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery under the direction of Fuqua-Bankston Funeral Home. The family will be receiving friends one hour...
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David Lewis Bright

March 23, 1939 - July 18, 2016

Mr. David Lewis Bright of Ozark, died Monday, July 18, 2016 at Dale Medical Center. He was 77.Funeral services for Mr. Bright will be held at 2 P.M. on Thursday, July 21, 2016 in the chapel at Fuqua Bankston Funeral Home with the Reverends Robert McKenzie and Raymond Dean officiating. Interment will follow in Holy Ground Temple of Faith Cemetery under the direction of Fuqua-Bankston Funeral Home....
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Margurite Baker

September 4, 1951 - July 17, 2016

Margurite Baker of Ozark, Alabama, died Sunday, July 17, 2016 at Dale Medical Center. She was 64 years of ageFuneral services will be held Sunday, July 24, 2016 at 3:00 pm at First Missionary Baptist Church in Ozark. Burial will follow in Union Grove Cemetery with Fuqua-Bankston Funeral Home directing.Born in Ozark on September 4, 1951, Margurite was the oldest daughter of Amos and Johnnie Mae...
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Gloria Voncile Harry

November 10, 1950 - July 15, 2016

Gloria Harry, 65, of Ozark, Alabama passed away Friday, July 15, 2016.Funeral services will be held at 10:00am, Friday, July 22, 2016 in the Earl Bankston Memorial Chapel at Fuqua-Bankston Funeral Home in Ozark. The family will receive friends one hour prior to service time. Burial will follow in Woodlawn Memory Gardens with Fuqua-Bankston Funeral Home directing. Mrs. Harry was born November 10,...
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Myrtis Merle Blakeney

July 19, 1930 - July 15, 2016

Mrs. Myrtis M. Blakeney of Ozark, Alabama was called to her Heavenly Home on July 15, 2016 while surrounded by her loving family.Private home going services will be held Saturday, July 23, 2016.Open visitation will take place Friday, July 22, 2016 from 5 to 7 P.M. at Fuqua-Bankston Funeral Home; 508 Faust Avenue Ozark, Alabama 36360.Mrs. Blakeney was a member of Union Missionary Baptist Church in...
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Sharon Marie Peters

August 3, 1944 - July 15, 2016

Sharon M. Peters, of Ariton, passed away Friday, July 15, 2016 at Southeast Alabama Medical Center in Dothan. She was 71.Funeral services will be held 3:00 p.m. Sunday, July 17, 2016 at Mt. Zion Baptist Church, 18 County Rd 161, Brundidge, AL with Rev. Bill Hart, Rev. Jason Hughes and Rev. Richard Skinner officiating. Burial will follow in Woodlawn Memorial Gardens with Fuqua-Bankston Funeral...
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Charles Riley

August 26, 1931 - July 15, 2016

Charles Hubert "Buddy" Riley, of Skipperville, passed away Friday, July 15, 2016 at Noland Hospital in Dothan. He was 84.Memorial services will be held 11:00 a.m. Monday at Fuqua-Bankston Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Tim Sewell officiating and Fuqua-Bankston Funeral Home directing. The family will receive friends from 10:30-11:00 a.m. Monday morning at the funeral home.In lieu of flowers, the...
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Larry Lewis Sapp

November 15, 1939 - July 12, 2016

Larry Lewis Sapp passed away July 12, 2016 at his home in Ozark. He was 76.Funeral services will be held 12:00 noon, Saturday, July 16, 2016 in the chapel at Fuqua Bankston Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Woodlawn Memory Gardens under the direction of Fuqua Bankston Funeral Home. The family will be receiving friends one hour prior to service time on Saturday.Mr. Sapp was born November 15,...
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Katherine Belle Dallas

June 16, 1939 - July 8, 2016

Katherine B. Dallas passed away Friday, July 8, 2016 at her residence in Ariton, Alabama. She was 77. Katherine was a prolific state champion quilter who enjoyed hanging with her quilting bunch. She was an animal rights activist and supported the Humane Society. Katherine was preceded in death by her parents, Seymour and Elizabeth Parker, and a brother, John Parker.She is survived by three...
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Boykin Andrews

August 11, 1925 - July 1, 2016

Mr. Boykin Andrews, age 90, passed away Friday, July 1, 2016 at his residence in Ozark, Alabama. Funeral services will be 11:00 Thursday, July 7, 2016 at the First Missionary Baptist Church of Ozark, 724 Andrews Avenue, with Pastor Leonard T. Evans, Jr. officiating. Burial will follow in Woodlawn Memory Gardens under the direction of Fuqua-Bankston Funeral Home. The family will receive friends...
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Sara Madgeline Padgett Miller

May 2, 1928 - June 26, 2016

Mrs. Sara Madgeline (Madge) Padgett Miller died Sunday, June 26, 2016 at Signature Healthcare in Graceville, Florida.Funeral services will be held 2:00 P.M. Thursday, June 30, 2016, in the Earl Bankston Memorial Chapel at Fuqua-Bankston Funeral Home. Interment will follow in Woodlawn Memory Gardens under the direction of Fuqua-Bankston Funeral Home. The family will receive friends one hour...
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Alan John Schultz

November 11, 1941 - June 20, 2016

Alan John Schultz of Ozark, AL, after a brief illness, passed away on Monday, June 20, 2016 at the age of 74 at Dale Medical Center.Memorial services will be held Saturday, June 25, 2016 at 10:00AM in the Earl Bankston Memorial Chapel at Fuqua Bankston Funeral Home which is located at 508 Faust Avenue in Ozark.Alan was born in Castalia, Iowa and graduated from Postville High School in 1959. He...
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Ursula Charlotte Alexander

February 15, 1935 - June 19, 2016

Ursula Charlotte Alexander, 81, of Ozark, passed away peacefully Sunday, June 19, 2016 at her home surrounded by family. She was 81.Funeral services will be held 2:00 p.m. Saturday, June 25, 2016 in the Earl Bankston Memorial Chapel of Fuqua-Bankston Funeral Home with Rev. Charles Goldsmith officiating. Burial will follow in Woodlawn Memorial Gardens with Fuqua-Bankston Funeral Home directing....
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