Obituaries

Wilmer Brunson McNiel

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Wilmer Brunson McNiel, 88, of Jackson, passed away Friday, May 12, 2022, at her residence. She was born in Grove Hill on Wednesday, March 21, 1934. An active member of Jackson First Assembly of God Church, she was a retired caregiver and faithful contributor to St. Jude and Shriners Hospital. She enjoyed visiting with her friends at the Jackson Nutrition […]

Peggy Harvey Lankford

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Peggy Harvey Lankford, 85, passed away at her home in Wagarville, Thursday, May 12, 2022, surrounded by her family. Peggy was born in Murfrees- boro, Tenn., to Mattie Harvey Reeves. She was lovingly raised by her grandparents, Nan and J.T. Harvey. She attended Crichlow Elementary and graduated from Central High School in Murfreesboro, Tenn. Peggy met her husband, Billy, on […]

Robert Mason Thornton

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Robert Mason “Robby” Thornton passed away Monday, May 9, 2022, at the age of 57. Robby was a graduate of Fruitdale High School in the Class of 1983. Throughout his high school years, he played football and baseball. Robert was given the nickname “Robby” by his Pawpaw John and the name stuck. Following graduation, he attended The University of Alabama […]

Lula Berry Brown

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Lula Mae Berry Brown, a resident of the Good Hope community, answered the Master’s call on the morning of May 10, 2022 at her home. Lula was born to the late Ida Rivers Berry and Willie “Freddie” Berry on Feb. 2, 1937 in Walker Springs. Accepting the Lord Jesus Christ as her Savior at an early age, she united with […]

Ethel Phillips Jackson

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Ethel Lene Phillips Jackson, the youngest of her siblings, was born to the late Cora and Frank Phillips on July 8, 1966 in Manila. On May 9, 2022, at Providence Hospital in Mobile, her eternal Father picked Ethel from our midst and moved her to her eternal home. She is now with her parents, Cora and Frank Phillips; her grandparents, […]

Earnest Charles McReynolds

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Earnest Charles McReynolds, a resident of Jackson, better known to family and friends as “CMack,” made his earthly transition on May 10, 2022. He was born May 20, 1952 to Phares McReynolds Jr. and Francis Montgomery McReynolds. Earnest joined Mt. Olive No. 2 Baptist Church in 1992. He loved to sing the Gospel and was one of the orbital members […]

Sammie Lee Hunt

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Sammie Lee Hunt, a native of Alma and a resident of Gainestown, better known to family and friends as “Tom Cat,” made his earthly transition on May 3, 2022 while at Jackson Medical Center. He was born on Sept. 5, 1961 to the parentage of Irene Jackson and Robert Lee Hunt. Sam was 60 years of age. Early in life […]

Columbus Lee Jones

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Columbus Lee Jones, a native of Thomaston and a resident of the Mt. Zion community of Grove Hill, made his earthly transition Wednesday, May 4, 2022 while at Mobile Infirmary Hospital in Mobile. He was born on February 17, 1942 to Lizzie Chilsom and Henry Jones Sr. Columbus was a member of Mt. Zion No. 2 Baptist Church and retired […]

Reggie Kimbrough

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Mr. Reggie Kimbrough was born March 21, 1970 in Chicago, Ill., to Ernestine and Richard James Kimbrough. He exchanged this life for eternal life May 1, 2022. Reggie relocated to Alabama around 2012. He accepted Christ as his Savior and joined Tearing Down Walls Ministries in Mobile, under the leadership of Pastors Larry and Patricia Jackson. Reggie served his ministry […]

Thomas Edwin Hennis

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Thomas “Tommy” Edwin Hennis passed away Saturday, April 30, 2022 at the age of 82. Tommy was born on Oct. 14, 1939 in Fruitdale and was a longtime resident of Chatom, where he worked at Andrew’s Hardware for 18 years and then later started his own business, Hennis Sales and Service. As a general contractor, he was known by the […]


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