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franklin county times

Obituaries for Saturday, May 24, 2003

By Staff
DEMOPOLIS, Ala. Graveside services for John Jacob Spidle Jr. will be held Sunday at 2:30 p.m. at Old Belmont Church Cemetery with the Rev. Scott Jones officiating. Kidd-Robbins Funeral Directors is in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Spidle, 87, of Livingston, died Thursday, May 22, 2003, at Baptist Medical Center-Montclair in Birmingham.
Survivors include his sister, Elizabeth S. McCormick of Belmont; brothers, James Daniel Spidle and Ted Spidle, both of Belmont; and several nieces and nephews.
Memorials may be made to Old Belmont Church Cemetery Fund at 11175 Sumter County Road 22, Livingston, Al 35470.
Visitation will be Sunday 30 minutes prior to the service at the church.
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BUTLER, Ala. Services for Julian Alburts Watters III will be held Sunday at 3 p.m. at Bumpers Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Billy Harris and Dr. Keith Aldridge officiating. Burial will be Rest Haven Memorial Gardens.
Mr. Watters, 73, of Butler, died Friday, May 23, 2003, at Rush Foundation Hospital.
Survivors include his wife, Peggy McBride Watters of Butler; two daughters, Patricia W. Ezell of Lavaca and Debra W. Jackson of Butler; a son, Allen Grimes Watters, II; five grandchildren, Rainer Watters Ezell, Bradley Harden Ezell, Patricia duMont Ezell, K. Darryl Jackson, Jr. and Eric Watters Jackson; and three great-grandchildren, K. Darryl Jackson, III, Madelyn Louise Jackson and John Watters Jackson.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Julian A. Watters, Jr. and Madelyn Pritchett Watteres Clay; a son, Julian A. Watters, IV and a granddaughter, Virginia Elizabeth Jackson.
Pallbearers will be Darryl Jackson, Jr., Rainer W. Ezell, Eric W. Jackson, Bradley H. Ezell, Kent Sparrow and Nathan Aldridge.
Memorials may be made to Patrician Academy, Atrium Fund, 901 South Mulberry Ave., Butler, AL 36904; University of Alabama, Watters Family Scholarship, care of Carolyn Rogers, P.O. Box 870109, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487-0109; or the Auburn University Forestry Dept., 100 M. White Smith Hall, Auburn, AL 36849-5418.
Visitation will be Sunday from 2 p.m. – 3 p.m. at the funeral home.
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YORK, Ala. Services for Wilmer Warren Byrd Jr. will be held Sunday at 3 p.m. at Pleasant Hill Baptist Church in Richton, Miss., with the Rev. Paul Walters officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Bumpers Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Byrd, 56, of Livingston, died Thursday, May 22, 2003, at Jeff Anderson Regional Medical Center.
Survivors include his wife, Lynelle Williams Byrd of Livingston; a son, Michael Warren Byrd of Augusta, Ga.; a step-son, Justin Bush of Mobile, and step-daughters, Rachel Johnson of Meridian and Glenda Bush of Jackson, Miss.
He was preceded in death by his daughter, Lori Michelle Byrd.
Visitation will be Sunday one hour prior to the services at the church.

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