Obituaries for Wednesday, June 18
Published 12:00 am Wednesday, June 18, 2008
Frank Woodson &8220;Woody&8221; Smyth, M.D.
Frank Woodson &8220;Woody&8221; Smyth, M. D., a resident of Dothan, passed away Tuesday, June 17, 2008 at his residence.
He was 52.
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Memorial services will be held 1:00 p.m., Thursday, June 19, 2008 at the Episcopal Church of the Nativity with Rev. Ede Plovanich officiating and Southern Heritage Funeral Home directing.
A reception will follow the services.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Episcopal Church, 205 Holly Lane, Dothan, AL 36301 or to Covenant Hospice, 2855 Ross
Clark Circle, Suite 110, Dothan, AL 36301.
Dr. Smyth was born August 31, 1955 in Foley, Alabama, the son of Frank and Elizabeth Woodson Smyth. He was a graduate of Foley High School and the University of Alabama. He received his medical degree from the University of South Alabama. Dr. Smyth began his practice in urology in 1986 in Selma, Alabama where he practiced until 1992. He joined Urological Associates in Dothan in 1993. He was a member of the Episcopal Church of the Nativity where he served on the vestry.
Dr. Smyth was preceded in death by his parents.
Survivors include his wife, Elizabeth Smyth, Dothan; son, Drew Smyth, Dothan; aunt, Virginia Reeves, Troy, AL.
Infant Parry Lee Rush
Infant Parry Lee Rush, of Tyler, died Sunday June 15, 2008 at Vaughan Regional Hospital. Final arrangements will be announced at a later date.
Mary Jane Cawthon
Jane died at home in her 96th year on June 16, 2008.
Mary Jane Cawthon Albright Taylor was born in Selma, Alabama on April 5, 1912. She lived severally in Georgia, Florida, California, and New York, but she resided in Mobile and the Eastern Shore of Alabama for over 70 years.
She attended Montevallo College and The University of Denver. She taught dancing for over 30 years on the Eastern Shore.
She was predeceased by her parents, Frank Furniss Cawthon of Selma, Alabama, and Rosa Belle Cawthon of Monroeville AL. She survived her first husband, James Roy Albright of Mobile, and her second husband, Stewart MacArthur Taylor also of Mobile, Alabama.
She is survived by her daughters, Margaret Albright Black and her husband George Black of Mount Pleasant, South Carolina; Mary Jane Albright Ernest of Birmingham, Alabama; Jessica Albright Murphy and her husband George William Murphy of Summerdale, Alabama; and Marie Christian Albright Rowell and her husband Donnie Neal Rowell of Mobile, Alabama. Daughter Rose Marie Albright died in infancy.
There will be a memorial service honoring Jane&8217;s life at the Homestead Village Chapel, 924 Plantation Boulevard, Fairhope, Alabama 36532.
Gathering 10:30 AM, Service at 11:00 AM. Henry Banks McCoy officiating.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the charity of your choice.
Nolayer Suttlesworth Horton
Nolayer Suttlesworth Horton, 92, of Marion,
died Sunday, June 15, 2008, at her home.
Services are scheduled for 2 p.m., Wednesday, June 18, 2008, at Pinecrest Memorial Gardens with the Rev. Willie Brewer officiating and Kirk Funeral Homes Marion Chapel directing.
She was born December 9, 1915 in Bibb County.
Her occupation was a Nurse. Preceded in death by her husband, Collins Horton in 1976.
Survivors include daughters, Johnnie Brewer (Welford)- Selma; Joyce Tyler (Sammy)- Pinehill; Levie Horton- Marion; sons, Jamie Horton- Marion Junction; Bobby Horton (Janice)- Marion Junction; JC Horton (Sandy)- Marion; Allen Horton- Marion; Eddie Horton (Donna)- Marion; Charlie Horton (Wanda)- Greensboro; brother, Bobby Hubbard (Aline)- Tuscaloosa. A SPECIAL SON – HER BELOVED DOG &8220;Trouble
Boy;&8221; 21 Grandchildren, 41 Great Grandchildren, and nine Great Great Grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Doug Horton, Chris Horton, Joseph Horton, Josh Horton, R.D. Tyler, J.W. Brewer , Jason &8220;Bud&8221; Horton, Joe Escobar. Honorary; Bill Wheeler, Dr. Shane Lee, Roy Barnette, Jr., Cahaba Hospice, and Grandchildren Very Special Friends, Clifford and Ruth Pierson.
Mrs. Annie Mae Arnold Scott
Mrs. Annie Mae Arnold Scott was born to the late Willie and Mary Arnold in Dallas County, Alabama.
She departed this life on Wednesday, June 11, 2008 at UAB Hospital in Birmingham, AL. She was married to the late Emmitt James Scott. She confessed her belief in Christ as a child at Saint Paul Baptist Church in Boykin, Alabama. Later she joined The Little Rock Missionary Baptist Church in Selma, Alabama. She received her education in the Dallas County School System. She was a homemaker and self-employed as a licensed day care provider. She leaves to cherish her memories two devoted daughters:
Dorothy (Lex) Thompson, Troy, AL and Annie S. Montgomery, Selma, AL; three dedicated grandsons: Kevin Scott Thompson, Tuscaloosa, AL, Justin Brian Thompson, Troy, AL and Brandon Demon&8217;t Montgomery, Selma, AL; two sisters-in-law: Amy Woods and Alene Scott of Selma, AL; special families: Mrs. Clara Williams, Kesa and Jasmyn and JoAnn and James Carter and family.
In her role as a day care provider, she was a mother and grandmother to many. She leaves a host of de-voted nieces, nephews and other de-voted family members and friends. She was preceded in death by her brother, Leroy Arnold, sister, Julia Arnold Sanders and son-in-law, Darrell D. Montgomery. She always had a loving spirit. She had a genuine love for everyone she met. She always greeted them with a warm smile and a firm handshake or hug. We are blessed to have had her as a part of our lives.
Home going services will be on Thursday, June 19, 2008 at 12:00 noon at the Little Rock Missionary Baptist Church with Rev. S. M. Nelson officiating. Professional services are entrusted to Lewis Brothers Funeral Home.