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Obituaries for the Wed., Aug. 26, 2015, edition

Included are: Robert James Harris and Donald Lee “Rerun” Gay.

Robert James Harris

Eufaula

Robert James Harris, 76, of Broad Street, Eufaula, passed away Sat., Aug. 15, 2015 in a Dothan hospital after a brief illness.

He was a native and former resident of Brewton, and a long time resident of Eufaula.

He was of the Baptist faith, a 1956 graduate of T.R. Miller High School and of Auburn University, where he earned a degree in agriculture. He was employed by Blondheim and Mixon Agricultural Firm.

Graveside services were held Mon., Aug, 24, at 2 p.m. at Fort Crawford Cemetery with the Rev. Don Cox officiating. Burial followed in Fort Crawford Cemetery, East Brewton, with Williams Memorial Chapel Funeral Home directing.

He was preceded in death by his parents, James William and Frances Crenshaw Harris; his step-father, Connie Green, and a brother, J. W. Harris Jr.

He is survived by a brother, Bill Harris of East Brewton; four nieces, Kimberly Harris Godwin, Betty Harris, Elizabeth Harris and Brenda Harris; one nephew, James Walker Harris; two great nephews; and cousins, Jean Fuqua, Katie Shell and Buddy Crenshaw.

Condolences may be sent and obituaries can be read at williamsmemorialchapel.com.

 

Donald Lee “ReRun” Gay

Brewton

Donald Lee “ReRun” Gay, 56, of Smallwood Lane, passed away Fri., August 21, 2015 at his residence after a brief illness.

He was a native and life long resident of Brewton. He attended the New Home Free Will Baptist Church. He attended W.S. Neal High School and was a self employed plumber and electrician.

Memorial services were held Tuesday night, Aug. 25, at 6 p.m. at Williams Memorial Chapel Funeral Home with the Rev. Ron Headley officiating and Williams Memorial Chapel Funeral Home directing.

He is survived by a daughter, Trista Lee Gay of Brewton; three brothers, Wayne (Linda) Gay of Butler, Tenn., James (Jackie) Gay of Brewton and Wendell (CJ) Gay of Brent, and a number of nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Robert and Mazie Pugh Gay; his wife, Tonya Brown Gay, and a brother, Ronald Gay

Condolences may be sent and obituaries can be read at williamsmemorialchapel.com.