Obits for Wed., May 27 edition

Published 8:31 am Wednesday, May 27, 2015


Levon Agee Sr., was born on April 1, 1918, to Elizabeth and Richard Agee in Evergreen.
He married Daisy Agee and later moved to Brewton. He worked as a brick mason for years.
The couple had 15 children, with 10 being girls and five boys.
Agee was preceded in death by his wife, Daisy Agee; one daughter, Elizabeth Lewis; one son, Levon Agee Jr.; three sisters, three brothers and one grandson, Timothy “Bo” White.
He is survived by nine daughters, Dorothy Agee, Milisa Agee, Norma Orange, Joann (John) White, Ruby Humphrey, Nancy McCustion, Sandra (Derek) Dixon, Barbara Agee and Rita Agee; four sons, Robert (Valerie) Agee, David Agee, John Agee and Jerome (Constant) Agee; 26 grandchildren; 40 great-grandchildren; five great-great grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Pallbearers will be Agee’s grandsons, while the grandchildren will be the flower bearers.
Services were held on Fri., May 22, at 11 a.m. at Saint Mark Missionary Baptist Church in Brewton with the Rev. Dr. John O. Meeks officiating.
Interment followed at Oak Grove Cemetery with Presley-Fluker Funeral Homes directing.

Butler County

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James King, the son of Leather and Frady Curry King, was born Feb., 2, 1925, in Alabama. His life on Earth came to an end on Tues., May 12, 2015, in Butler County.
He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Maude King; two sons, Billy Ray King, and Lenzell King; sisters, Christine Clemons, Carrie Mae Mitchell and Ada Lyman; and brothers, William King, Kalop King, and Leather King Jr.
He is survived by one sister, Yvonne (William) Payne; and sons and daughters, Earnestine Northern, James Lewis F. King, and Tyrone, all of Evergreen, Ola Mae Johnson, Alfreda King, and Eugene King, all of Florida, Arnita King and Ruby Gene of Georgia.
He is also survived by several caring grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great- grands; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and close friends.

Fayetteville, Ga.

Eloise Findley Waters, 87, of Navarre, Fla. and Fayetteville, Ga., passed away on Mon., May 25, 2015.
She was a devoted wife to Malard “Muddy” Waters for 67 years and a loving mother and grandmother. She was an executive secretary, member of PTO, Garden Club, Coast Guard auxiliary and Sunday school teacher. She also grew award-winning irises and enjoyed square dancing. She traveled to almost all 50 states and to eight counties.
She was preceded in death by her granddaughter, Lori Marsengill Lamneck, and her parents, Manford and Velma Findley.
In addition to her husband, she is survived by her daughters, Vickie (Jimmy) Roberts and Gail (Dennis) Marsengill; her grandchildren, Jeff Roberts, Jennifer Roberts Karaharan, Sara Marsengill Clair and Jill Roberts Hobbs; nine great-grandchildren; her sisters, Hazel Martineau and Shelia Aldredge; and her brother, Russell Findley.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. on May 28, at Mowell Funeral Home, Fayetteville Chapel, with the Rev. Lee Ayers officiating. Interment will follow at Camp Memorial Park.
The family will receive friends tonight, Wed., May 27, from 5-7 p.m. at the funeral home.
Funeral services will be directed by Carl J. Mowell & Son Funeral Home located in Fayetteville, Ga. Share your memories and read the obit at

About Adam Robinson

My name is Adam Robinson and I have been the Sports Editor of the Brewton Standard since September 2007. I cover all the local sports in the Brewton area. I am a 2007 graduate of Troy University with a degree in Print Journalism with a contract in Sports Information. I married Shari Lynn in June of 2007 and we welcomed our first child, Hatlee, in April of 2010.

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