2013-11-28 / Obituaries


Howard Woodrow Bedsole Jr., 68, of Grove Hill died Nov. 21, 2013 at his residence.

He was born March 29, 1945. He was a member of Tompkins Baptist Church. He served in the Alabama National Guard. He was a retired store room clerk with Weyerhaeuser.

Survivors include one daughter, Angela B. (Doug) Williams, Grove Hill; one brother, George E. “Buck” (Betty) Bedsole, Grove Hill; two sisters, Minnie Mae (Earl) Mullins, Barbara (Wayne) Pettis, all of Grove Hill; two grandchildren, Bryanna Rose Williams, Mariah Jane Williams, both of Grove Hill.

He was preceded in death by his parents, HowardW. Bedsole Sr. and Nancy Jean Smith Bedsole and a sister, Frances Bedsole.

The service was Nov. 23 at 11 a.m. at Lathan Funeral Home with Revs. Rodney Mullins and Johnny Kendrick officiating. Burial was in the Tompkins Baptist Church Cemetery.

Active pallbearers were Jerry Clark, Bobby Foreman, Cal Mullins, Darren Henson, Wayne Pettis, Garry Parden, Richard Williams and Lee Dunn.

Honorary pallbearers were Danny Wiggins, Elma Averett, Gordon Clolinger, Jackie Duke and William Webb.

An online guest book may be signed at www.lathanfuneralhomes.com.

Lathan Funeral Home of Grove Hill directed. (45-1tp)

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