May 9, 1964 - March 28, 2020 Mark (Andy) Clark, age 55, of Opelika, Alabama passed away unexpectedly on March 28, 2020. He was born on May 9, 1964 in Opelika, Alabama at EAMC. Andy is survived by his children: Cristie (Gary) Boatright, Mark (Carley) Clark; siblings: Karen Clark, Herbie (Whitney) Clark, Jamie (Tammy) Clark, Rodney (Sandy Kay) Clark; grandchildren: Carter and Mia Clark, Austin and Taylor Boatright; great grandchild: Brady Bailey. He was preceded in death by his parents Herbert and Linda Clark; sister: Joyce Clark and childhood friend: Kenneth Johnson. Andy was an outstanding master plumber, an avid coffee drinker and you would never see him without a cup of "Java" in his hand. Andy was an awesome "Poppy" that loved his grandchildren more than life itself. He was a very outgoing and friendly person who never met a stranger. He always found the good in everyone he met. A memorial service will be held at a later date.
October 30, 1923 - March 29, 2020 Ms. Frances Graham Dozier, age 96, of Valley, Alabama passed away on Sunday, March 29, 2020 at East Alabama Medical CenterLanier, Valley. Due to the current social gathering restrictions, there will be a private family graveside service. Ms. Dozier was born October 30, 1923 in Tallassee, Alabama to the late Grover C. Graham and Vera Hodges Graham. She is survived by two sons, Don (Gail) Dozier of Valley, Alabama and Terry (Linda) Dozier of Opelika, Alabama; Four grandchildren, Terrance (Trish) Dozier of Pembroke, Georgia, Melissa (Craig) Butts, Leah (Robbie) Nelson and Ashley (William) Lindsey, all of Valley; four great-grandchildren, Trey Dozier, Tyler Dozier, Brittany Butts and Brayden Pitts; brother, Fred (Joan) Graham; nieces, Gina Graham Atkins and Jeri Graham Chamberlain; and nephew, Tim Graham. She was preceded in death by her husband of 57 years, Daniel Edison Dozier; siblings J.C. Graham, Ralph Graham, Mildred Graham Leak and niece, Jan Graham Aaron. Ms. Dozier was a member of Friendship Christian Church in the Riverview Community. Ms. Dozier retired from West Point Pepperell, Inc. after over forty years of continued service. Her passions and hobbies in life included, sewing, quilting, talking about her Roanoke doll, working in her yard, watching college football and visiting with family and friends. She also loved attending the annual Riverview Reunion until her health began to decline. The family would like to extend a special thanks to Lanier Nursing Home, EAMC-Lanier staff and Compassus Hospice for the wonderful care they provided. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Friendship Christian Church, 1101 California Road, Valley, AL 36854. Visit www.johnsonbrownservicefh.com to sign the online guest book.
September 29, 1970 - March 25, 2020 Graveside service for Pamela Jenkins, 50, of Opelika, AL, will be at 11:00 a.m. (CST), Friday, April 3, 2020, at Fort Mitchell National Cemetery in Ft. Mitchell, Alabama. Ms. Jenkins, who passed away Wednesday, March 25, 2020 at the East Alabama Medical Center in Opelika, AL, was born September 29, 1970 in Tuskegee, Alabama. She was preceded in death by her mother, Eva Jenkins Thomas. Public viewing will be Thursday, April 2, 2020, from 2:00 p.m. 4:00 p.m. She leaves to cherish her memory: two children, Brandon Jenkins of Smyrna, GA and Phillip Tucker III of Tampa, FL; father, Lonnie (Julia) Simpson of Salem, AL; step-father, LA Thomas of Opelika, AL; one sister, Adrianna Jenkins of Fort Lauderdale, FL; three brothers, Tony Jenkins of Marietta, GA, Lavorris (Nyesha) Jenkins of New Port News, VA and Tim Simpson of Houston, TX; three uncles, Lindsey Jenkins of Huntsville, AL, Eddie Lee (Ann) Jenkins and Artie B. (Gwendolyn) Jenkins both of Salem, AL; a host other relatives and friends. In an order and following the ADPH recommendations concerning (COVID-19) effective March 28, 2020 to keep the community safe, the funeral service will be for the family only. All public viewing will be supervised by a License Funeral Director and Staff of Harris Funeral Home. Based on recommendations from the ADPH, all participants must maintain a consistent six-foot distance between all parties during the service. We understand this is a difficult time, but the situation is serious, and your well-being is our utmost concern at Harris Funeral Home. Please refrain from hugging, handshakes and touching at the visitation, service and committal. Those who are ill, elderly, and/or immune-compromised should stay in their residence and not attend services. Please use our website to leave a message to share your favorite memories and offer words of sympathy and comfort since no register book will be available during public viewing for signing.
May 16, 1945 - March 30, 2020 Mickey went peacefully to be with his Lord early Monday morning at his home. He was born in Lineville, AL on May 16, 1945. He served in Vietnam, on the U.S.S. Norton Sound, with the Navy. He later made Auburn, AL his home in 2000, where he retired from CSX Railroad after 32 years of service. All his life he was a diehard war damn eagle fan. He has been to over 300 games and would tell you about it every time he would see you. When he was not at a tailgate or football game, he was on a golf course. He is survived by his loving wife Barbara "Bobbie" Dean-Snow; children: Jeff (Debi) Dean of Auburn, AL, Toni (Brandon) Bryan of Canyon, TX, Terri (Robbie) Dewberry of Wolfforth, TX, Tammi (Doug) Holmes, Traci White (Debbie Cox) of Amarillo, TX; 15 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren.
Deacon Christopher Taylor, 49 of LaFayette, AL passed away on Saturday, March 28, 2020. A Private Graveside Service will be held on Friday, April 3, 2020, 12 Noon CST at New Mt. Sellers Baptist Church Cemetery in LaFayette, AL, Rev. Terry L. Magby, Officiating. Deacon Taylor is survived by his wife, Charlotte Taylor, two sons, Kevin White and Riontay White, his mother, Emma Ross, his father, Willie A. (Julia) Taylor, three brothers: Stan Ross, Orlando Taylor and Willie B. Taylor, one sister, Tabitha Williams, four grandchildren, six sisters-in-law, six brothers-in-law, six uncles, four aunts, a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. A Public Memorial Celebrating the life of Deacon Taylor will be held at a later date.