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Obituary - Margie Huddleston Beall

Margie Beall

Margie Huddleston Beall, 88, went to her heavenly home November 22, 2015. She was born August 25, 1927, the second daughter of late John and Josie Huddleston of Randolph County, Alabama.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Billy Beall, sister Hazel Morgan, brother Kermit Huddleston, and a great grandchild Danielle Cason.

She was a member of the Gray Hill Church of God, worked many years at The Willliam L. Bonnell Company in Newnand and as a seamstress. She loved her family, her church, her friends and enjoyed being a homemaker, sewing, cookng her cakes and pies, and visiting with all her grandchildren.

She is survived by her son, Jerry (Valerie) Beall, daughters Judy (Aaron) Proctor, Beverly (Buddy) Ward, Johnnie (David) Samples, Broher, Mack (Linda) Huddleston, sisters in law, Willene Huddleston, Frances Robinson, Jackie White 11 grandchildren, 22 great grandchildren, and 1 great, great grandchild, and many nieces, nephews, and friends who fondly called her “Mother and Maw Maw”.

Visitation for Mrs. Beall will be held on Tuesday, November 24, 2015 from 4:00 pm until 8:00 pm (Georgia Time) at Rainwater Funeral Home in Bowdon, Georgia.

Funeral services for Mrs. Beall will be held on Wednesday, November 25, 2015 at 1:00 pm (Georgia Time) at Gray Hill Church of God in Woodland, Alabama. Bro. Mark Moore and Bro. Johnathan Samples will officiate.

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Rainwater Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Obituary - Mr. Doyle Brookins

Obituary for Mr. Doyle Brookins

Mr. Ira Doyle Brookins, Jr. of Graham, Alabama passed away Saturday, November 21, 2015. He was 69.

Mr. Brookins was born in Dothan, Alabama on August 25, 1946 to the late Ira Doyle Brookins, Sr. and Laura Quattlebaum Brookins.

In addition to his parents, Mr. Brookins was preceded in death by his brother, Darrell Brookins.

Survivors include his wife, Linda Wiggins Brookins, his children and their spouses, Ryan and Susan Brookins, Mark and Julie Wiggins, Chris and April Wiggins; his grandchildren, Adrian Nunn, Jessica Wiggins, Matthew Wiggins, Elizabeth Wiggins, Allie Shealy, Austin Bozeman, Levi Wiggins, Elijah Wiggins, Rosie Wiggins, Brian Brookins, Olivia Brookins; his great-grandchildren, Aiden Nunn and Brookins Nunn; his sisters and brother-in-law, Renee Johnson, Joycine and William Elmore; his sister-in-law, Brenda Wiggins; and his brothers-in-law and their spouses, Steve and Darlene Wiggins, and Jerry and Emma Wiggins.

Visitation for Mr. Brookins will be held on Tuesday, November 24, 2015 from 11:00 am until 1:00 pm (Georgia Time) at Campground United Methodist Church in Graham, Alabama.

Funeral services for Mr. Brookins will be held on Tuesday, November 25, 2015 at 1:00 pm (Georgia Time) at Campground United Methodist Church in Graham, Alabama. Bro. Keith Runnels and Bro. Derek Smith will officiate. Reed Rogers, Sonny Manor, Steve Noles, Daren Kaiser, Doyle Lovvorn, Wayne Lovvorn, and Jerome Smith will serve as pallbearers. Interment will follow in the church cemetery.

Obituary - Mrs. Mattie Lou Williams Pope

Mrs. Mattie Lou Williams Pope, age 100, of Tallapoosa passed away Saturday, November 21, 2015.  Mrs. Pope was born in Haralson County, Georgia on June 2, 1915. She was the daughter of the late J.W. Williams and the late Cynthia Dobbs Williams.  Mrs. Pope was a homemaker.  Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Gilbert Reece Pope; three grandchildren, Jeffery Swafford, Randy Johnson and Roger Dwayne Pope; two great grandchildren, Kevin Clayton and Miranda Kuck; two sons-in-law, Donald Johnson and Bernard Swafford; three sisters, Thelma Bowman, Martha Williams and Gladys Wood; and three brothers, Fred Williams, Elbert Williams and J.T. Williams.

Survivors include four daughters and two sons-in-law, Marlene and Edward Garner of Buchanan, Miranel Swafford of Tallapoosa, Sandra Johnson of Tallapoosa and Cynthia and Wendell Fielder of Buchanan; three sons and daughters-in-law, Roger and Katie Pope of Buchanan, Johnny and Sherry Pope of Buchanan and Tom and Linda Pope of Dixie, GA; sixteen grandchildren; twenty six great grandchildren; thirteen great great grandchildren; and a number of other relatives.

Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday, November 24, 2015 at 2:00 P.M. from Cross Roads Baptist Church with Rev. Wendell Fielder and Rev. Travis Warren officiating.  Music will be under the direction of Michael and Joan Brown.  Interment will follow in Cross Roads Baptist Church Cemetery with the following gentlemen serving as pallbearers: Murray Fielder, Sidney Garner, Stephen Garner, Rodney Johnson, Michael Pope and Tony Pope. 

Mrs. Pope’s remains will taken to the Church Tuesday at 1:00 P.M. to lie in state until 2:00 P.M.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home Monday evening from 6:00 P.M. until 9:00 P.M.

Hutcheson’s Memorial Chapel & Crematory of Buchanan is in charge of the arrangements.

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