Obituaries for Nov. 29, 2017 edition

Published 4:51 pm Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Jerry Sam Salter


Jerry Sam Salter, 74, of Flomaton, passed away on Mon., Nov. 20, 2017, in a Mobile hospital.

A memorial service was held at Craver’s Funeral Home on Tues., Nov. 28, at 6 p.m. with Bro. Phil Bowen officiating.

Salter was born in Bay Minette and had been a long-time resident of Castleberry, prior to moving to Flomaton.

He was a member of the Conecuh County High School Class of 1961. He retired as a maintenance supervisor at Monsanto with 34 years of service. He served with the National Guard, and was a former Mason. He was an avid fan of The University of Alabama, where he was a member of Tide Pride.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Sam and Flois Salter, and a brother, Wayne Salter.

He is survived by his wife of 47 years, Joann S. Salter of Flomaton; three sons, Jeremy (Ashley) Salter of Byrneville, Fla., Jeff (Andrea) Salter of Brewton, and Joey (Tracy) Jernigan) Salter of Brewton; six sisters, Hellon Pitchford of Opelika, Mary Bowen of Excel, Ala., Shirley Clark of Bay Minette,, Linda Cotten of Bay Minette, Deborah Kendrick of Evergreen, and Donna Salter of Dothan; seven grandchildren, Solomon Salter, Eliza Salter, Peyton Williams, Mary Caitlyn Salter, Jackson Salter, Anniston Salter, and Emerson Salter; and one great-grandson, Ethen Salter.

Kindly omit flowers.  Donations may be made in Jerry’s memory to the Brewton Lion’s Club.

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Daniel Edward Golden


Daniel Edward Golden, 53, of Jay passed away in a farming accident Mon., Nov. 20, 2017.

He was a member of Golden Memorial Holiness Church.

He was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents Ed and Ruth Golden; maternal grandparents Bernie and Elise Diamond; uncles Ed Mac Golden and Raymond Diamond; aunt Elizabeth Scott.

He is survived by his father, Marcus Golden of Jay, and mother, Elaine Golden (Roy Barnes) of Pace, Fla.; his wife, Cathy Golden; his son, John Daniel Golden; his daughters, Ciara Golden and Caristyn Golden; mother-in-law  Juanita Lowry all of Jay; his sister, Concettia Nall of Atmore; his niece, Andrea Nall of Gainesville, Fla.; his aunts, Jean Wolfe, Doris Marshall, and Julia Diamond; and numerous other family and friends.

Funeral services were held Fri., Nov. 24, at 2 p.m. at the Golden Memorial Holiness Church with the Rev. Andy Boutwell, the Rev. Phillip Deane, and the Rev. Jim Parkerson officiating.

Pallbearers were Philip Marshall, Stephen Wolfe, Joe McCurdy, Derek Bray, Lance Bird and Jerrod Jones.

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Willine Portwood Moseley


Willine Portwood Moseley, 82, of Montgomery passed away early Sat., Nov. 25, 2017, at her residence after a brief illness.

Visitation will be held today, Wed., Nov. 29, from 12:30-2 p.m. at Williams Memorial Chapel Funeral Home in Brewton.

Funeral services will follow at 2 p.m. at Williams Memorial Chapel Funeral Home with Pastor Blake Mohling officiating and interment in Dixonville Cemetery with Williams Memorial Chapel Funeral Home directing.

She was a native of Jay, a long time resident of Brewton, before moving to Montgomery in 1969.

She was a member of the Capital City Church of the Nazarene Montgomery, a 1952 graduate of Jay High School, and was a retired clerk from Jackson Hospital with 33 years of service.

She always found time to enjoy her grandchildren and family which included her church family.

Her survivors are; her husband, Cecil Moseley of Montgomery; her two sons, Earl (Marja) Cooper of Warner Robbins, Ga. and Dr. Steven (Katie) Allen of Deatsville; her 11 grandchildren, Benjamin Rowell, Grace Cooper, Robert, Leslie, Chase, Myia, Roman, Tyler, Ryan, Andrew, Benjamin; and one great grandchild.

She was preceded in death by her parents, James and Bessie Dixon Portwood; her son, Fred Rowell; three brothers, William L. Portwood, Robert Portwood, and James I. Portwood.

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Frances E. Weatherly


Frances E. “Janet” Weatherly, 90, of Dothan passed away on Fri., Nov. 24, 2017 at Extendicare Health and Rehab.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Tues., Nov. 28, 2017 at the Sunset Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Brian Taylor officiating. Burial will follow in Gardens of Memory with Robert Byrd directing. The family will receive friends from 10-11 a.m. prior to the service at the funeral home.

Weatherly was born Feb. 1, 1927 in Walnut Hill, Fla. She lived the early part of her life in Century, Fla. prior to moving to Brewton, where she was a 1944 graduate of W.S. Neal High School. She was employed with Holley Hospital in Brewton in the late 1950’s and General Hospital in Dothan for over 20 years and retired from Southeast Alabama Medical Center. She had a special place in her heart for children, and nurtured children through her home fostering over 99 children throughout a 20-year span. She was a member of the Peanut Ramblers Coachman Campers Group and was of the Baptist Faith.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Ira C. Weatherly, and her son, Tommy Bonner.

Survivors include her children, Wanda (Benny) Buchanan, Barbara (Keith) Folse, Jenell (Jerry) Williams, Bobby (Sophie) Odom, Frankie (Jill) Stone, Inez Armstrong, and Joann Roudebush; 16 grandchildren, 25 great-grandchildren, and 1 great-great-grandchild; several nieces and nephews.

Serving as pallbearers will be John Buchanan, Shelby Williams, Shane Williams, T.J. Bonner, Alen Henderson, Roger Dale Sasser, Bobby Odom, and Joe Clopton.