OBITUARIES FOR WEDNESDAY, NOV. 14, 2001
RANDELL FLOYD OATES
President of O&O Electronics
PRATTVILLE, Ala. Services for Randell "Randy" Floyd Oates will be held Thursday at 2 p.m. at Ridout's Prattville Chapel. Burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery.
Mr. Oates, 49, of Prattville, died Monday, Nov. 12, 2001. He was a member of Oakland Baptist Church. He graduated from Autauga County High School and Meridian Community College. Mr. Oates began a 19-year career with Peavey Electronics in Meridian returning to Prattville in 1997.
Survivors include his wife, Joan Jennings Oates of Prattville; a stepson, Joseph Jennings and his wife, Amanda; a step-granddaughter, Catelin Jennings; his parents, James and Irene Dial Oates of Prattville; a sister, Sherrie Oates and three half sisters.
Pallbearers will be Herbie Johnson, Frank Scott, David Vines, Kip Wright, Jim Pilson and Charles Bass.
Visitation will be today from 6 p.m.-8 p.m. at the funeral home.
DONALD L. HOOD
Retired from General Box Co.
Services for Donald L. Hood will be held at a later date at Gendernalik Funeral Home in New Baltimore, Mich. Burial will be in Parkview Memorial Cemetery in Livonia, Mich. Stephens Funeral Home is in charge of local arrangements.
Mr. Hood, 71, of Meridian, died Saturday, Nov. 10, 2001, at Riley Hospital. He was a veteran of the Korean War.
Survivors include his wife, Carolyn Hood of Meridian; three sons, Timothy Hood of New Baltimore, Scott Hood and his wife, Sandra, of Chester Township, Mich., and Steven Hood of Clinton Township, Mich.; three daughters, Gale Hood and her husband, Marty Bixby, of West Palm Beach, Fla., Margo McGee and her husband, Perry, of Oxford and Natalie Hood of Orlando, Fla.; 10 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be today from 5 p.m.-8 p.m., with a prayer service at 7 p.m., at Stephens Funeral Home in Meridian.