Obits for Wed., July 1 edition

Published 8:11 am Wednesday, July 1, 2015

East Brewton

Ronnie Larry Travis, 63, of Mayo Street in East Brewton, passed away Sun., June 28, 2015, in a Foley hospital after a brief illness.
He was a native of Biloxi, Miss., and a life-long resident of East Brewton. He was of the Baptist faith and a retired brick mason from the home construction industry.
He is survived by one son, Ronnie Boggan of Georgia; three daughters, Rhonda Boggan of Georgia, and Christy Dillis, and Gail Scruggs, both of East Brewton; one brother, Jimmy Travis of Summerdale; and one sister, Nora Anna Seegren of Crestview, Fla.
He was preceded in death by two brothers, David Travis and Walter Wayne Travis; his mother, Nora Verline Burch; and his father, Walter Marvin Travis.
Funeral services were held Tues., June 30, at 3 p.m. at Williams Memorial Chapel Funeral Home with Dr. Mike Watts officiating.
Interment followed in Beulah Cemetery in Brewton, with Williams Memorial Chapel Funeral Home of Brewton directing.
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Keelley Tanokia’ James Middleton was born March 8, 1980, in Brewton, died Sun., June 7.
He was educated in both the Brewton City School System and Escambia County School System.
He graduated from W.S. Neal High School.
He joined Baptist Hill Missionary Baptist Church at an early age and remained a member until his death.
He had a passion for life and could always be seen with his favorite biker club, Gentlemen Motorcycle Club, with a smile as big as the sun.
He leaves to cherish his memories, his mother, Gwendolyn Middleton; stepdad, George Farrish; daughter, Cora Ellis; grandmother, Katie Williams; three sisters, Salisa Medock (Seneca) of Okinawa, Japan, Adell Brown (John) of Alpharetta, Ga., and Ashley Dubose (Avery) of Brewton; three brothers, Elvin Middleton Jr. (Jacqueline) of Lake Charles, La., Julian McKinney (Kimberly) of Prattville and Kenny Garvin (Sharon) of Brewton; a second mother, Pamela Powell; God-mother, Arine Jackson; four step-sisters; one step-brother and a host of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, other family and friends.
Funeral services were held Sat., June 13, at Baptist Hill Missionary Baptist Church in Brewton with Pastor Eric T. Andrews officiating.
Interment followed in the Baptist Hill Cemetery with Presley-Fluker Funeral Directors directing.

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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