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PATRICIA BROSIUS

April 9, 1937 – Nov. 7, 2022 Patricia Brosius, 85, of Prattville, passed away on Monday, Nov. 7, 2022. Beloved mother of Debra (James) DiVirgilio of North Tonawanda, N.Y., Cynthia (Shane) Morris of Ramah, Colo., Teresa (Gary) Pohzehl of Tonawanda, N.Y.,  and Laurie (Chris) Dyess of Luverne; grandmother of 13 grandchildren and 15 wonderful great…

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MINNIE EVELYN WILLIAMS

Minnie Evelyn Williams Lumpkin passed away at the age of 81 years old on Nov. 20, 2021, from acute respiratory failure due to COVID 19 in PRISMA Health Richland Hospital in Columbia, S.C. A Graveside Service was held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 20, at South Butler Cemetery, McKenzie. She is survived by her daughter,…

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JIMMY DAVID MITCHELL

Nov. 11, 1939 – Nov. 7, 2022 Jimmy David Mitchell, age 82, of Georgiana, passed away on Monday, Nov. 7, 2022. A Celebration of Life of Service was held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 10, at Johnson Funeral Home with Bro. Mike Holcombe officiating. Burial followed in Bushfield Cemetery, McKenzie, with Johnson Funeral Home, Georgiana,…

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MARK IVISON SIMMONS

Jan. 11, 1948 – Nov. 8, 2022 Mark Ivison Simmons, age 74, of Greenville, passed away on Nov. 8, 2022. Graveside Services were held on Monday, Nov. 14, beginning at 11 a.m. from Fort Dale Cemetery in Greenville, with Brother Jason Simmons officiating and Dunklin Funeral Home directing. The family received friends from 9:30-10:30 a.m.…

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JOHN W. MATTHEWS, JR.

July 1, 1957 – Nov. 7, 2022 John W. Matthews Jr., a native of Greenville, and a resident of Deatsville, passed away Monday, Nov. 7, 2022 at the age of 65. John was telephone splicer for GTE for Greenville for over 20 years. He was a hard worker and enjoyed helping people. He loved his…

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LARRY E. SMITH

Nov. 12, 1949 – Nov. 6, 2022 Larry E. Smith, 72, dedicated and loving husband, father, grandfather and friend – passed away surrounded by his wife and daughter at home in Greenville on Sunday, Nov. 6, 2022, after many years of suffering. Larry was born to Joe Mixon Smith and Reba Mitchell in Brantley on…

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JOHN HOWELL KELLEY

Feb. 20, 1936 – Nov. 2, 2022 John Howell Kelley, born on Feb. 20, 1936, died on Nov. 2, 2022. John was born and raised in Forest Home, Alabama, and was a lifelong resident of Greenville. John had a long and successful career as a general contractor in and around Greenville. John was preceded in…

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NICHOLAS BROWN

March 28, 1953 – Oct. 31, 2022 Nicholas Brown, age 69, of Georgiana, passed away on Monday, Oct. 31, 2022. A Celebration of Life Service was held at 2 p.m. Friday, Nov. 4, at Johnson Funeral Home. Burial followed in Magnolia Cemetery, Greenville, with Johnson Funeral Home, Georgiana, directing arrangements. A Gathering of Family and…

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COREY TYLER MARTIN

Oct. 16, 1988 – Oct. 30, 2022 Corey Tyler Martin was born on Oct. 16, 1988 and died on Oct. 30, 2022 at the age of 34, much too young for all that loved him. A Memorial Service was held on Sunday, Nov. 6, beginning at 2 p.m. at Mount Pleasant Baptist Church with Bro.…

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HERBERT F. DECKER, JR.

Oct. 6, 1938 – Oct. 8. 2022 Mr. Herbert F. Decker, Jr., a resident of Florida and former resident of Greenville, passed away on Oct. 8 at the age of 86. A Memorial Service was held on Thursday, Nov. 3, beginning at 11 a.m. from Magnolia Cemetery with Dunklin Funeral Home directing. The family received…

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