TRIBUTES

Mae Jean Sims

Mae Jean Sims

D. February 21, 2024

Mae Jean Adams Sims, born December 12, 1937 at the family home in Malbis, AL, passed away on Wednesday, February 21, 2024, at the age of 86. First Baptist Church of Spanish Fort was always very near and dear to Jean’s heart. Her grandfather donated the first acre of...

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Marvin Jery Reed

Marvin Jery Reed

D. February 19, 2024

Marvin Jerry Reed, a resident of Mobile, AL, passed away on February 19, 2024, at the age of 82. ***Service times and obituary to be updated.*** Expressions of condolence for the family may be made at www.hughesfh.com. Hughes Funeral Home, 26209 Pollard Road, Daphne,...

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George F. Eckenstaler, Jr.

George F. Eckenstaler, Jr.

D. February 17, 2024

George Fred Eckenstaler, Jr., passed away on February 17, 2024, in Fairhope, Alabama, with his family by his side.  He was 98 years old. George was born July 18, 1925, in Chicago, Illinois, to George Fred Eckenstaler, Sr. and Alice Roskowski.  After serving...

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James H. Edmonds

James H. Edmonds

D. February 9, 2024

Our beloved husband and sweet Dad left this earth to join his Heavenly Father on February 9, 2024. He was greeted in Heaven by his father, James Hagens Edmonds, and his mother, Dollie Ione Edmonds.A memorial service will be held on Tuesday, February 20, 2024, at 10...

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Sylvia S. Dowdle

Sylvia S. Dowdle

D. February 9, 2024

Sylvia Shepherd Dowdle, 81, passed away peacefully on Friday, February 9, 2024.  She was born to Thomas and Bessie Shepherd in Mobile, Alabama on November 11, 1942.  Sylvia was a graduate of Toolen High School, Class of 1960. She began her career at Scott...

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Joey Smelley

Joey Smelley

D. February 10, 2024

Joseph Ryan "Joey" Smelley, of Fairhope, AL, passed away on Saturday, February 10, 2024 at the age of 33. A celebration of Joey's life will be held at 12:00 noon on Saturday, February 17, 2024 at Central Christian School in the gymnasium, 17395 AL-104, Robertsdale, AL...

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Peggy Mann

Peggy Mann

D. February 6, 2024

Margaret "Peggy" Phillips Mann, a resident of Fairhope, Alabama, passed away on Tuesday, February 6, 2024, at the age of 80. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, February 17, 2024, at St. Paul Lutheran Church, 400 North Alston Street, Foley, AL, at 2PM....

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Michael L. Gravois

Michael L. Gravois

D. February 7, 2024

Michael L. Gravois, a native of Houma, Louisiana and a resident of Daphne, Alabama, passed away on Wednesday, February 7, 2024, at the age of 68. Michael is preceded in death by his parents, Lloyd Gravois and Wanda Reed Gravois. He is survived by his loving wife of 20...

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Judith Ann Ellsworth

Judith Ann Ellsworth

D. February 7, 2024

Judith Ann Ellsworth, a resident of Fairhope, Alabama, passed away on Wednesday, February 7, 2024, at the age of 77. Judi loved taking pictures.  She opened her own photography studio in Easley, South Carolia (The Little Wedding Chapel) and was in business for 30...

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Carolyn Kopcho

Carolyn Kopcho

D. February 7, 2024

Carolyn Walker Kopcho, a native of Sanford, NC and a resident of Fairhope, AL, passed away on Wednesday, February 7, 2024, at the age of 70. Carolyn graduated from Sanford Central High School in 1972 and later completed her bachelor's degree from Texas A&M Corpus...

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