Obituaries for Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2007.
Published 12:00 am Tuesday, January 9, 2007
DEMOPOLIS &045; Brettaina Evans, 63, of Demopolis died on Jan. 3, 2007 at University of Alabama Hospital. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2006 at Evening Star Baptist Church in Gallion with the Rev. Floyd James officiating and burial in the church yard.
James A. Mock
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DEMOPOLIS &045; James A. Mock of Demopolis died Friday, Jan. 5, 2007 at the Bryan W. Whitfield Memorial Hospital. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. on Sunday, Jan. 7, 2007 at Kidd-Robbins Funeral Chapel. Interment was held in Memorial Gardens in Demopolis.
Mock who was originally from Gulfport, Miss., was the Director of the Center for Community and Economic Development at the University of West Alabama. He worked for the University of Mississippi Center for Community and Economic Development from 1995 until 1996. He was the former Executive Director of Economic Development Partnership in Winona, Miss. From 1997 until 2000 and the former Director of Research for the Lamar City District from 1995 until 1996.
He was a member of the Baha’i faith, and was formerly on the staff at the Baha’i National Center in Evanston, Ill. He was serving as the Alabama Cluster Institute Coordinator for the Magdalcne Carney Baha’i Institute.
He is survived by his wife, Maria and seven children, Shereen Cook, Melanie Rezaie, Christopher, Cheryl, Jeremy, Ryan and Justin Mock; his sister, Linda Patterson of Diamondhead, Miss., Pamela Ainsworth of Greenville, Miss. And Jeanne Bryant of Houston, Texas; his two brothers, Richard Mock of Houston, Texas and Robert Russell Mock of Diamondhead, Miss.
He is the son of the late Capt. O.R. Mock and Hilda Mock of Gulfport, Miss.
Mock is a graduate of Gulfport High School and the University of Southern Mississippi. He was completing a PhD. in international development.
Kidd-Robbins Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
J. B. Burage
LINEVILLE &045; Graveside funeral services for J. B. Burage, 79, of Lineville, formerly of Baldwin County, were held at 1 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 8, 2007 at the Demopolis Memorial Gardens in Demopolis.
Burage died on Friday, Jan. 5, 2007 at the Lineville Health and Rehabilitation Center.
He was a native of Hale County, a former resident of Forkland, Demopolis and Elberta, and a WWII veteran of the U.S. Navy.
Burage established and operated Demopolis Roofing and Sheet-metal in Demopolis. He was NACSAR fan, as well as an avid sportsman who loved to hunt and fish.
He is survived by two daughters, Geneima B. Davis of Lineville, and Rena Jordan of Catherine; one son, Tim Burage of Birmingham and eight grandchildren.
Burage was preceded in death by one son, Ronald Burage.
No formal visitation prior to the services was held.
Benefield Funeral Home of Lineville was in charge of the arrangements.
Clifton Ross Carney
LINDEN &045; Clifton Ross Carney,
91, died Friday, January 5, 2007 at Marengo Nursing Home. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 7, 2007 at The River of Life Assembly of God Church on Hwy. 43 South in the Peachtree Plaza in Demopolis with the Revs. George Marchant and David Moore officiating.
Interment followed in Demopolis Memorial Gardens with Kidd-Robbins Funeral directors of Demopolis in charge of arrangements.
The family received friends at the church Sunday from 12:30 p.m. until service time.
Carney was preceded in death by his first wife, Edna Jenkins Carney; his parents, Wesley Wood Carney and Dora Bonner Carney; his son, Glynn Edwin Carney; his daughter, Joyce Carney Perry; two grandsons; his brothers, Woody Earl Carney, Harold &8220;Briss&8221; Carney.
Survivors include his wife, Mary Faye Carney of Tuscaloosa; three daughters, Linda McIlwain of Birmingham, Brenda Gray of Rodeo, Calif., Lisa Pickel of Gallion; one step-daughter, Paula Wildgrube of Tuscaloosa; two step-sons, the Rev. Joe Castleberry of Springfield, Mo. and Randy Castleberry of S. C.; three sisters, Myra Oates of Toxey, Beatrice Savage of Lyons, Ga. and Gloria Dorrough of Eight Mile; three brothers Howard Carney of Toxey, Johnny Carney of Meridian, Miss. and Billie L. Carney of York; eight grandchildren; eleven great grandchildren, several step-grandchildren; a host of nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers were Ed Pickel, Brad Pickel, Clark Carney, Randy Lancaster, Chuck Weaver and Jesse Buford Honorary Pallbearers will be Mexico Missions Ministry Team, Marengo Nursing Home, Southern Care Hospice.
The Carney Family request no flowers, please give to Mexico Missions c/o George Marchant, 1170 Eoline Road, Centreville, AL 35402.
Dorothy Louise Westbrook Aydelott
LINDEN &045; Dorothy Louise Westbrook Aydelott, 97, died on Dec. 29, 2006 at Old Town Home. Graveside services were held at 11 a.m. on Monday, Jan. 1, 2007 at Linden Memorial Park with the Revs. H. Grady Goodman Jr. and Ed Pickel officiating. O’Bryant Funeral Home in Linden was in charge of the arrangements.
Aydelott was the youngest of George Heath Westbrook and Lulie Hays Compton Westbrook’s eight children. She was born on March 7, 1909 in Nanafalia. She graduated from Linden High School in 1927. Following high school graduation she entered and completed studies at a Montgomery Business College.
For more than 20 years, she serves as clerk of the probate court of Marengo County, until 1974. She was a member and past president of Business and Professional Women and the first woman councilor for the city of Linden. She also was appointed to the Marengo County Board of Registrars. She and her husband, O. Larimore Aydelott purchased Westbrook’s General Store in Linden.
She was preceded in death by her husband.
She is survived by her three nieces; three nephews and 20 great-nieces and great-nephews.
Memorial offerings may be made to Southern Care Hospice, Demopolis, Old Town Home, Linden, the Cancer Society or the church or charity of your choice.