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Obituaries for 10-14-2003

Charles C. Bass Jr.

Charles C. Bass Jr., 84, retired Andalusia businessman, passed away Friday, October 10, 2003 in Andalusia Regional Hospital, after a declining illness of several years. In his final hours, he was surrounded by his loving family.

He is survived by his wife, Marjorie Brunson Bass; three daughters, Sue Bass Wilson, Sally Bass Gilmer of Mobile, Julie Bass McDonald; one son, Charles C. Bass III; nine grandchildren, Wynne Wilson Glenn, Blaine Lee Wilson, William Joshua Curts of Norfolk, Va., Julie Curts Pierson of Mobile, John Michael McDonald of Tallahassee, Fla., Ashley Morgan McDonald, Courtney Jane Bass, Clara Marjorie Bass, Rosemary Brunson Bass; three great-grandchildren, Hampton Scott Glenn, Charles Steadman Glen, Isaiah Keegan Curts of Mobile; and one sister Mary Jane Bass Standley.

Pallbearers will be Charles Brunson III, Joshua Curts, Shannon Glenn, Michael McDonald, Jesse Shealey, George Taylor, Blaine Wilson, and Jimmy Wilson. Honorary pallbearers will be William &uot;Chick&uot; Earle, M.S. Hooper, Scotty Hooper, John Scott Merrill, James Minuard, Dr. Joe Sox and Bill Windsor.

Burial will be in the Andalusia Memorial Cemetery and immediately following the 10 a.m. visitation and the 11 a.m. funeral services at the First Baptist Church on Tuesday, October 14, 2003.

Rev. Joel Faircloth of the First Baptist Church and Rev. Frank Beall of the First Presbyterian Church will be officiating. Soloist, Rev. Don Lingle, organist, Jeanice Kirkland, pianist, Mary Clyde Merrill, and the FBC Adult Choir Men’s Quartet will present special music.

Flowers will be graciously accepted or memorial contributions can be made to the First Baptist Church or First Presbyterian Church building funds or the C.C. Bass Scholarship Endowment Fund at the LBW Community College.

Funeral arrangements were by Gilmer’s Funeral Home of Mobile.

Clifford Adams

Clifford Adams, 86, of Enterprise died Friday, October 10, 2003 at his home in Enterprise.

The funeral was held at 10:30 a.m., Monday, October 13, 2003 at First Baptist Church with Dr. G. Lance Hogan and Dr. Philip Wise officiating. Burial followed in Meadowlawn Cemetery with Searcy Funeral Home directing.

Mr. Adams was a veteran of WWII and Korea and retired at rank of Major from Alabama National Guard. He also retired from Civil Service at Ft. Rucker. He was a longtime member of the First Baptist Church of Enterprise, and a member of the Baracca Sunday School Class. The family requests the omission of flowers with donations to the First Baptist Church Keenagers, or First Baptist Church Building Fund, 302 N. Main Street, Enterprise, AL 36330; or to Wiregrass Hospice, P.O. Box 311103, Enterprise, AL 36331.

Survivors include his wife, Gladys Adams of Enterprise; a daughter and son-in-law, Cynthia and Philip Wise, Lubbock, Texas; a son and daughter-in-law, Danny and Stashia Adams of Gadsden; six grandchildren, Myra Gorman and her husband, John, of Annapolis, Md., Doug Wise of Dothan; Fisher Wise of Birmingham and John, Ford and Tyler Adams of Gadsden; three sisters, Leona Cauley of Elba, Margie Reeves of Andalusia, Louise Ennis of Lexignton, S. C.; three brothers, Herman Adams of Perry, Fla., Leo Adams of Quincy, Fla., Bernice Adams of Kansas City, Mo.

Annie Clyde Deason

Annie Clyde Deason, 82, of Ozark, formerly of Andalusia died Sunday, October 5, 2003 in a Dothan nursing facility.

Graveside services were held at 10 a.m. Friday, October 10, 2003 at Andalusia Memorial Cemetery with Foreman Funeral Home directing.

Survivors include her daughter, Brenda Deason of Andalusia; son, Frank Perry Deason of Tuscaloosa; two grandchildren, four great-grandchildren, her sister, Wylene Black of Andalusia; also a number of nieces and nephews.

Brad Crowell

Brad Crowell, 57, of Opp died at his residence.

Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Monday, October 13, 2003 at Keahey Funeral Home with Rev. Ed Ganus officiating. Special music was provided by the family.

Burial followed in the Andalusia Memorial Cemetery with Keahey Funeral Home directing.

Survivors include his mother, Myrtise Crowell; daughters, Kimberly A. (Steve) Elbourn, Catherine (David) Queens; sister and brother-in-law, Benita and Lee Head; brothers and sisters-in-law, Bob and Carolyn Crowell, Bill and Alice Crowell, Bryant and Rochelle Crowell, Ben and Joyce Crowell; seven grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by a son, Joseph O’Brien Crowell and his father, Joe Crowell.