2010-12-23 / Front Page


Simeon Grady Daniels, 86, of Leroy died Dec. 21, 2010 at Mobile Infirmary.
He was born Oct. 16, 1924. He was a native of Silas. He was a member and Sunday school teacher at Pine Grove United Methodist Church. He served in the United States Navy 9GROPAC) as a Yeoman 2nd Class during World War II. He was a 50-year member of the St. Stephens Masonic Lodge #81. He was a graduate of Auburn University. He was a charter member of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers-Local #2452. He was a 34 year employee with Olin Chemical Company.
Survivors include his wife, Christine Daniels, Leroy; four sons, Simeon Reginald Daniels, Warrior, Paul Douglas Daniels Sr., Leroy, Michael Wayne Daniels Sr., Tallassee, John Timothy Daniels Sr., Fincastle, Va.; one brother, Frank C. Daniels, Mobile; two sisters, Emma Hartpence, Newfield, New Jersey, Nettie Mary Letter, Tampa, Fla.; 14 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren.
A graveside service with full military honors was Dec. 23 at 11 a.m. at Womack Hill Cemetery. An online guest book may be signed at www.lathanfuneralhomes.com. Lathan Funeral Homes of Jackson directed.

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