Obituaries for Thurs., Sept. 16, 2010

Published 12:00 am Thursday, September 16, 2010


Ruby Pilcher Wood, 97, of Enterprise, passed away Wed., Sept. 15, 2010, at her home.

Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m., Fri., Sept. 17, at Searcy Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. John McCrummen officiating.

Burial will follow in Meadowlawn Cemetery with Searcy Funeral Home directing. The family will receive friends at the funeral home one hour prior to the service.

She was preceded in death by her husband, James Selma Wood; her parents, Rubin and Ollie Pilcher; three sisters; five brothers; three grandsons, Jay Lee Watson, Brian Selma Wood and Richard D. Wright; and a daughter-in-law, Ann K. Wood.

Survivors include four daughters, Ardieth Watson of Skipperville, Alyne (Floyd) Wright of DeRidder, La., Aara (Bill) Trott of Enterprise and Ann (Jim) Armstrong of Pensacola, Fla.; one son, Aaron (Peggy) Wood of Andalusia; 10 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; and 22 great-great-grandchildren.

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Betty Joyce Henley Brookshire, 76, of Wing, died Wed., Sept. 15, 2010, at her residence.

Funeral services will be at 2 p.m., Fri., Sept. 17, at the Bradley Assembly of God in Wing, with the Rev. John Maust and the Rev. Anthony Clark officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

Visitation will be tonight from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. at Foreman Funeral Home.

Survivors include her daughter and son-in-law, Sandra Jane and Joey Barrow of Wing; her sons and daughters-in-law, R. J. and Carol Brookshire, Joey and Cindy Brookshire and Jason Brookshire, all of Wing; six grandchildren; four great grandchildren; sisters, Lenis Hollis of Brewton and Marie Wilkerson of Wing; and sister-in-law, Betty Henley of Niceville, Fla.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Roy Brookshire; parents, Julian Benton Henley and Betty Ruth Henley; and brother, J.B. Henley

Pallbearers will be Judge Ashley McKathan, David Kirkland, John Holloway, John Knox, Billy Henley and Donald Gene Smith.

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