Sylvia Middleton Jarrell|Bay Minette

Published 5:14 pm Monday, June 15, 2009

By Staff
Mrs. Sylvia Middleton Jarrell, 75, died Wednesday, June 10, 2009, at a Baldwin County hospital.
She was a native of Old Texas, Ala., and a resident of Bay Minette, for the past 54 years. She was a pianist for various gospel music groups and attended the Protestant church. She was preceded in death by her parents, Alvin Tommy Middleton and Annie Clyde Lasiter; and her husband, Dean W. Jarrell.
She is survived by her three sons, Bobby Dean (Helen) Jarrell of Castleberry, Larry Wilson Jarrell and Tony Ray Jarrell, both of Bay Minette; a daughter, Jeannine J. (William) Wilson of Bay Minette; four grandchildren, William Wilson Jr., Lanie Stewart, Shannon Wilson Motes, and Kitrina Deanne Jarrell; one great-grandchild, Jordan Jade Wilson; two half-brothers, Joseph Pope of Ollie, Ala., and Claude Eugene Manning of Prattville; three sisters, Juliette Hadley of Magnolia Springs, Elena Bailey of Saraland, and Alice Johnson of Megargel, Ala.; and a half-sister, Elaine Skinner of Bay Minette.
Funeral services were held Friday, June 12, at 2 p.m. at the Semirah Springs Freewill Baptist Church with the Rev. Leo Luker officiating. Burial followed at Semirah Springs Cemetery with Petty Funeral Home directing. Pallbearers were Ron Hall, Raymond Woods, Darrell Hollinger, William Wilson Sr., William Wilson Jr. and Ray Pugh.