Eloise Cannon Baker, a former resident of Headland, died early Saturday morning, January 11, 2020. Holman Headland Mortuary & Cremations is in charge of funeral arrangements. Phone 334-693-3371. You may sign a guest register at www.holmanmortuaries.com.
Mr. Fernando Davis, age 64, of Dothan, Alabama passed away Friday, January 10, 2020. Funeral arrangements will be announced at a later date by the caring staff of Scott's Chapel Hill Mortuary "Because We Care."
Jeff Eggers, a resident of Dothan, passed away on Friday, January 10, 2020. He was 57. A celebration of his life will be held at 11 am on Monday, January 13, 2020 in Sunset Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Ricky Plummer officiating. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Monday from 10-11 am. Flowers are being accepted or memorial contributions may be made to Southeast Health Foundation, 1922 Fairview Ave., Dothan, AL 36301. Jeff was born on December 30, 1962 in Dothan and has lived here most of his life. He was a 1981 graduate of Northview High School. Jeff was a hard worker and his love of video games led him to work in several electronic stores, including Carmichaels, Sight and Sound, Circuit City, and Enco Electronic Systems. He loved movies and enjoyed listening to music and dancing. Jeff was loveable, sometimes goofy, and quite the jokester. Paw Paw, as his 2 grandchildren affectionately called him, and the time spent with his family will be missed terribly. Jeff was preceded in death by his parents, Orlin and Glynda June Eggers. Survivors include his daughter, Alyse (Mitch) Murkerson; his 2 grandchildren, Kaeden Murkerson and Rylee Murkerson; his brothers, Craig (Wendy) Eggers and Mark Eggers; his nieces, Anna Eggers and Jacie Eggers; and several aunts, uncles, and cousins. Robert Byrd of Sunset Memorial Park Funeral Home (334) 983-6604 www.SunsetMemorialPark.com
James Edward Bryant, age 79 of Cottonwood, passed away early Saturday morning, January 11, 2020 at his residence, surrounded by family and under the care of Southern Care Hospice. A memorial service will be announced for Mr. Bryant later by Family First Funeral Care. www.familyfirstfuneralcare.com
Ouida Martin, 94, of Dothan, died Friday, January 10, 2020. Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Tuesday, January 14, 2020 at Glover Funeral Home Chapel. Viewing for friends will be from 1:15 until 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday prior to service time. Glover Funeral Home has been entrusted with the arrangements. (334) 699-3888. Please sign the guestbook online at www.gloverfuneral.com
Jeanette Broxson (Byrd) Moates passed away January 9, 2020. She was born July 7, 1925. She was a devoted Christian, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, aunt, sister and farm wife. She was a past state president of The State Soil Conservation Women's Auxiliary, Director of The Federal Land Bank Board of Directors, a good and faithful member of the First Baptist Church, and Member of the Enterprise Chapter of The Daughters of The Confederacy. She had been one of the true granddaughters of the Confederacy. She is preceded in death by her husband of 59 years, Luther Martin Moates. Together they successfully owned, operated and manage Martin Moates Farms. She was also preceded by her daughter, Emily Catherine Sawyer; her parents, Benjamin Bert and Jessie Broxson Byrd; her sister, Catherine (Byrd) Cresap and brother, Benjamin Max Byrd. She is survived by Rebecca (Becky) Cain (Dennis); Benjamin Martin Moates (Jill); David Bert Moates (Joan) and son-in-law, James M. Sawyer and her sister, Tommye Byrd. She will be greatly missed also by her grandchildren, Jessica Sawyer Wang (Timothy); Ethan James Sawyer; Amber Moates Key (Matthew); Bethany Joy Van Ness (Paul); Beryl Faith McNee (Trysten); Jana Emfinger and Jeana Deal. She is survived by great-grandchildren, Mabel and Iris Wang; Luke Sawyer; Brenna Van Ness; Dylan and Parker Key; Lailyn Medley and Kaylee Crook. Special gratitude to granddaughter, Bethany Van Ness and husband, Paul, who have devoted the last four years in providing, continual and loving care. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 P.M., Monday, January 13th at Searcy Funeral Home and Crematory Chapel. Burial will follow in the Enterprise City Cemetery. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service. The family requests donations be made to: Enterprise City Cemetery, PO Box 310075, Enterprise, AL 36331. You may sign the register book or send condolences to the family at our website: www.searcyfuneralhome.com
Mr. Elrie Stephens, Jr. affectionately known as "BLUE" & "MAILMAN" departed this life and went home to be with our heavenly Father on Friday, January 10, 2020. Elrie's funeral service will be held Saturday, January 18, 2020 at Parks Chapel AME Church at 1:00 P.M. where Dr. Willie Marshall is pastor and Bishop Russell Gordon as the eulogist. His earthly resting place will follow in Gates of Heaven Cemetery with military honors. The family will receive family and friends on Friday, January 17, 2020 from 5-7 P.M. at Unity Funeral Home. www.unitymortuaryal.com