TRIBUTES

Marcus A. Crabtree

Marcus A. Crabtree

D. September 16, 2022

Marcus Crabtree was born November 30, 1980.  He was married to Julia Bailey, he was beloved by his parents, Leanna and Robert Crabtree and his siblings, Renee Patton, Sandra Ray, and Robert Crabtree Jr.  Marcus was very proud and took pride in serving 14...

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Billy Gates

Billy Gates

D. September 14, 2022

William “Billy” Ray Gates of Mobile, AL, died peacefully in his sleep surrounded by his family on Wednesday, September 14, 2022. He was 70 years old. Billy was the oldest son of the late William Gates and Francis Cazalas, both of Mobile, Alabama. He is survived by his...

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Durell Norris

Durell Norris

D. August 9, 2022

Durell Norris, born in Florida on March 9, 1932, and long time resident of Spanish Fort and Mobile, passed away on August 9, 2022. He was preceded in death by his parents, William and Teretha Norris, his brothers, Carter and Walter Norris, his sisters, Jeanette Davis...

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Robert Clifford Ross, Sr.

Robert Clifford Ross, Sr.

D. September 11, 2022

Robert Clifford Ross Sr. went by many names, including Bobby, Bob, Dad and Papa, but we all know his favorite names came from his loving wife and forever sweetheart, Paula. He answered to her call of Baby, Hon, Daddy or Sweetie, just to name a few. Bob was born...

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Carolyn Amick

Carolyn Amick

D. August 31, 2022

On August 31, 2022, Carolyn Amick passed away at Thomas Hospital in Fairhope, Alabama. She was born on March 14, 1943, in Cullman County, Alabama to Opaline and Carvee Amick. Carolyn attended West End High School and went on to study Art at UAB. Early on, she worked...

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Geraldine Deer

Geraldine Deer

D. September 6, 2022

Geraldine “Gerri” Byrd Deer, 74, a resident of Bay Minette and native of Stapleton, AL, passed away peacefully on September 6, 2022. She was preceded in death by her husband, Billy Ray Devine; parents, Julius (Bennett) and Eugenia (Mosley) Byrd; brothers, Doyle Byrd...

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William E. Dove, IV

William E. Dove, IV

D. September 7, 2022

On September 7, 2022, William E. Dove, IV, a beloved partner, father and grandfather, passed away. He was 85 years young. “Bill” was born and raised in Birmingham, Michigan and graduated from Seaholm High School as class president, valedictorian, and member of the...

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Linda Anderson

Linda Anderson

D. September 4, 2022

Linda Anderson, mother, sister, aunt, Darlin’, friend, teacher and theater patron, died peacefully as the sun rose Sunday morning, September 4, 2022. She was never a fan of early mornings, telling her family that she’d seen more than her share during her thirty...

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George N. Wilson, Jr.

George N. Wilson, Jr.

D. September 8, 2022

George Nolan Wilson, Jr., a native of Jacksonville, FL and a resident of Fairhope, AL, passed away on Thursday, September 8, 2022, at the age of 98. George was a POW in World War II. He dedicated the last 71 years of his life to God and became a Seventh Day Adventist...

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Henry “Earl” Dyson

Henry “Earl” Dyson

D. September 6, 2022

Henry Earl Dyson departed this life September 6, 2022. He was preceded in death by his parents, Carolyn “Ruby“ House Dyson and Oscar Hicks Dyson and his brother Ronald “Ronnie”. He is survived by his beloved wife of 58 years, Kathryn “Kaye“ Sossaman Dyson; his...

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