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Marcelete Harris celebrates 99th birthday

By   /  January 28, 2015  /  Occasions  /  Comments Off

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Marcelete Hollis Harris celebrated her 99th birthday Sunday. Born January 25, 1916, she began teaching at age 19 and retired from Escambia County Public Schools after 40 years of service. Mrs. Harris has remained active since her retirement by being an avid gardener and active member of The Garden Club in her residential community; continuing […]

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Birthday celebration held for Freddie Miller

By   /  January 14, 2015  /  Occasions  /  Comments Off

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By BONNIE BARTEL LATINO Special to Atmore News Over one hundred of Freddie Miller’s friends and family members from near and far gathered Saturday afternoon, January 10, at Trinity Episcopal Church’s Parish Hall to celebrate her 90th birthday. The tables were prettily appointed with white tablecloths, purple and pink arrangements of spring flowers and balloon […]

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Introducing Leah Catherine Young

By   /  December 10, 2014  /  Occasions  /  Comments Off

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Adam and Holly Young announce the birth of their daughter, Leah Catherine Young. Leah was born November 21, 2014, at 8:23 a.m. at Mobile Infirmary. She weighed 8 pounds and 4 oz and was 21 in. long. She is welcomed by big brother Logan. Leah is the granddaughter of Jim and Cindy Young of Canoe, […]

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Smith, Conway to wed

By   /  November 19, 2014  /  Occasions  /  Comments Off

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Heith and Kimber Smith of Atmore, Ala., proudly announce the engagement of their daughter, Heather Nicole Smith of Atmore to Daniel Wayne Conway of McCullough, Ala. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Joseph A. Robbins of Edwardsburg, Mich. and the late Rebecca Wood Robbins and Josephine and the late Jerrell Johnson and Pete and Mary […]

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Ceres Rodgers celebrates 90th birthday

By   /  November 19, 2014  /  Occasions  /  Comments Off

Ceres Rodgers will be 90 on her birthday Thursday, November 20. Imagine her surprise when her family came to Trinity Episcopal Church Sunday, November 16, to attend church with her. In her honor, the family had provided floral arrangements on the altar. The family served lunch to the congregation, complete with fall centerpieces, the singing […]

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Gibbs, Wood to exchange vows

By   /  November 12, 2014  /  Occasions  /  Comments Off

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Mr. and Mrs. David Gibbs of Atmore, Ala., proudly announce the engagement of their daughter, Lindsay Karen Gibbs of Atmore to Michael Leon Wood, Jr. of Atmore, Ala. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Troy and Margaret Byrd of Atmore and Mary Gibbs and the late Rev. Fred Gibbs of Atmore. The prospective groom is […]

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Mrs. Norton is 100

By   /  November 5, 2014  /  Occasions  /  Comments Off

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Mrs. Ethel Norton was honored with a 100th birthday party Saturday, November 1, at Presley Street Baptist Church. She is a resident of Atmore Nursing Center and a member of First Baptist Church where she still goes to play dominoes every Thursday. About 75 friends and family members attended the celebration. Shown is Mrs. Norton […]

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Bernice Ashcraft retires

By   /  November 5, 2014  /  Occasions  /  Comments Off

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Bernice Ashcraft managed the Huxford SAIL Center for 20 years 11 months. Just shy of 21 years, she retired. SAIL Center patrons and co-workers gathered at the center Wednesday, October 29, to wish her well. Mrs. Ashcraft is shown with her cake.      

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Mrs. Barnetta Williams celebrating 107

By   /  October 15, 2014  /  Occasions  /  Comments Off

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Mrs. Barnetta Rabb Williams’ birthday is October 20. She will be 107 this year. Her plans are to celebrate her birthday with family and friends. Mrs. Williams grew up in Freemanville. Her family farmed and she kept the children and cooked while the others were in the fields. On Saturdays, the family went to town […]

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Mrs. Clemmie Johnson celebrates 91st birthday

By   /  October 1, 2014  /  Occasions  /  Comments Off

Mrs. Clemmie Lindsey Johnson celebrated her 91st birthday Sunday, September 28. Mrs. Johnson, a native of Freemanville, was honored with a birthday dinner Saturday September 27, at 3 p.m., at The Heritage, Atmore. Mrs. Johnson loves to travel and spend as much time as she can with all her family.      

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