Obituaries

Doris Britton
Doris Britton, 91, of Eutaw, passed away November 7, 2018 at DCH Regional Medical Center. Services were 11 a.m. Saturday, November 10, 2018, at Memory Chapel Funeral Home with Charles Lenn officiating. Burial followed at Soul’s Chapel Cemetery with Memory Chapel Funeral Home, a Dignity Memorial Provider, directing. Visitation was one hour prior to services at the funeral home.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Rudolph Britton; parents, Chester Vaughn and Annie Vaughn; brother, Willard Vaughn; and sisters, Jewel Stegall and Ruby Johnson.
Survivors include her daughter, Dianne Wyatt (Junior); son, Ronnie Rudolph Britton (Kay); sister, Annie Lois Hutcherson; and grandchildren, Chris Hunter (Candice), Amy Britton, Lorie Hallman (Chris), Cassie Britton, Brennan Wyatt (Kristie) and Janna Sanford (Terry).
Doris Britton worked at Britton’s Grocery (serving the public) from 1956 until the present. She graciously hosted every family gathering, holidays, birthdays and special events, even cooking and decorating her home. There are no words to express how badly she will be missed by her family and friends.
Pallbearers were Chris Hunter, Garrett Hunter, Chris Hallman, Darrell Tucker, Terry Sanford, Grand Sanford and David Vaughn.
Honorary pallbearers were customers of Britton’s Grocery for the last 60 years, Dr. Brian Wilhite, doctors, nurses, and Chaplain Lindsey at DCH Emergency Room.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Eutaw Ambulance Service.

Mandy “Amanda” Mae Craig
Mandy “Amanda” Mae Craig, 86, of Boligee, passed away November 4, 2018 at Greene County Hospital. Services were 1 p.m. Saturday, November 10, 2018, at Zion Hill Baptist Church in Pleasant Ridge. Burial followed in the church cemetery with Gandy Funeral Home directing. Visitation was 1-5 p.m. Friday, November 9, 2018, at the funeral home chapel. The body lay in state one hour prior to services at the church.

Annie Bell Jackson
Service for Annie Bell Jackson, 98, was held Monday, November 5, 2018 John the Baptist Church with Rev. Jimmy Johnson officiating. Interment followed at Fairfield Cemetery.
Sister Annie Bell Jackson was born on August 28, 1920 to Connie D. Ward and Mary Thompson. She was raised by her mother and stepfather, John Stokes. She departed this earthly life on October 31, 2018. She was preceded in death by her husband, Thomas Sanders Jackson, Sr.; mother and father, Mary and John Stokes; two brothers, James Thompson, CD Ward, Jr.; four sisters, Adell Cook, Georgia Bell Moore, Gertrude Ward, Liberty Ward Dubose; and three infant children.
Sister Annie Bell accepted the Lord as the Savior of her life and was a member of John the Baptist Church in Halsell She was also a member of the Order of Eastern Star Ezell Chapter #380.
She leaves to cherish her memories: four daughters, Mary Jackson-Crockeron, Gertrude Grace, Annie (Charlie) Walton, Gwendolyn Brown; three sons, Tommie (Bobbie) Jackson, Willie (Georgia) Jackson, John Jackson; one daughter-in-love, Doris Jackson; one son-in-love, Billy Halsell; one beloved nephew, James (Avelina) Cook; one sister-in-law, Prentella Jackson; one brother-in-law, Excell Jackson; a devoted friend, Lucille Walton; sixteen grandchildren, thirty-four great grandchildren; and seven great- great grandchildren; and a host of other relatives and friends.
The celebration of life service was rendered by Weatherly-Studdard Memorial Funeral Home of Butler.

Macie Adcock Seale Leitch
Mrs. Macie Adcock Seale Leitch, 88, of York, passed away Thursday, November 8, 2018 at Wesley Place Assisted Living in Dothan. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Monday, November 12, 2018, at York Baptist Church with Rev. Leon Ballard officiating. Burial followed at Sumter Memorial Gardens. The family received friends at York Baptist Church from 1 to 2 p.m. Monday, November 12, 2018, one hour prior to the service. Flowers will be accepted or contributions may be made to the charity of your choice. Arrangements by Bumpers Funeral Home of York.
Macie was a member of York Baptist Church and she loved her church family and being a part of all the activities. She loved her family dearly, but most of all she loved her Lord. She also enjoyed the ministry she had at the Sumter County Nursing Home. She loved going there and spending time with the residents.
She is preceded in death by her husbands Ray Seale and Harry Leitch.
Survivors include children Doug Seale (Pam) of Cottonwood; Donna Stroud (Chris) of Simpsonville, S. C.; sister Annette Stone of Philadelphia, Miss.; grandchildren Cory Seale (Hillary), Joseph Seale (fiance Zaira Comparan), Logan Stroud (Kelsey), Brad Stroud ( Madison)Thomas Stroud, great-granddaughters, Caylee Stroud, Ansley Brooke Seale and a host of other family members and friends.
Pallbearers was her grandsons.

David Wayne Malone, Sr.
Funeral services for Mr. David Wayne Malone, Sr., 63, of Livingston were Sunday, November 11, 2018, at 3 P.M. at the Livingston United Methodist Church with Rev. Steve Spining officiating. Burial will follow in the Myrtlewood Cemetery. Visitation was at the church on Sunday from 1:30 p.m. until service time at 3 p.m.
Mr. Malone passed away Wednesday, November 7, 2018 at his residence in Livingston. He was born July 31, 1955 in Tuscaloosa, to John L. Malone and Helen Parker Malone.
Survivors include his wife Rita Holifield Malone of Livingston; son David Wayne Malone, Jr. (Dana) of Livingston,; daughter Kim Malone Foster (Jay) of Bogart, Ga.; brothers Robert Malone of Faunsdale; Garry Malone of Demopolis; four grandchildren Evan Foster, Collin Foster, Madelyne Malone, and Davy Malone. Visit bumpersfuneralhome.com to sign the online register and post condolences to the family. Arrangements by Bumpers Funeral Home of York.
He was preceded in death by his parents John L. Malone and Helen Parker Malone and his two brothers Gene and Mac Malone.
The family would like to extend a special thank you to the community, friends, and Legacy Hospice.
Pallbearers: Robbie Malone, Brian Malone, Garry Malone, Jr., Jason Malone, Jake Malone, and Trey Malone.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to The American Cancer Society Joe Lee Griffin Hope Lodge at 1104 Ireland Way, Birmingham, Alabama 35205 or the Livingston United Methodist Church.

Ruby Jackson Miller
Mrs. Ruby Jackson Miller, 70, of Birmingham, formerly of Aliceville, passed away on Wednesday, November 7, 2018 at Eastview Rehabilitation & Healthcare Center in Birmingham. Visitiation was Sunday, November 11, 2018 1:30-5 p.m. at Lavender’s Funeral Service. The home going celebration was Monday, November 12, 2018, at noon at First Baptist Church, 601 Baptist Line Rd., Aliceville. The body lay in state in the church one hour prior to the service. Internment was in New Cemetery, 196 Valleyview Rd., Aliceville. Rev. Timothy L. Martin, Sr. is the pastor of First Baptist Church. Rev. Szymanski Fields,pastor of Thompson Chapel A. M. E. Zion Church, Fairfield, wase the Eulogist.
Survivors are the Miller and Jackson families. Lavender’s Funeral Service, Aliceville, 205-373-2420, in charge of arrangements.

Gary Wayne Sharp
Gary Wayne Sharp, 72, of York passed away Tuesday, November 6, 2018, at Sumter Health and Rehabilitation in York. He was born May 29, 1948 in Texas to Wayne Clare Sharp and Frances Marguerite Wilson Sharp. A memorial service wias held Sunday, November 11, 2018, at 2 p.m. at the York Baptist Church. Arrangements by Bumpers Funeral Home of York. He was a retired policeman. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Wounded Warrior’s Project at 4899 Belfort Road, Suite 300, Jacksonville, FL 32256, woundedwarriorsproject.org.
Survivors include his son Shawn Sharp (Lillian) of Hoover; daughter Stephanie Jarrett (Chris) of Summerville, S. C.; brother Ronnie Sharp (Shalotta) of York; grandchildren Haylee and Sam of Summerville, S. C.; numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents Wayne and Marguerite Sharp and his sister Sandra Perkins.