2017-06-08 / Front Page


Jewel Robertson Rish, 90, of Grove Hill, passed away June 9, 2017 at the Woodhaven Manor Nursing Home in Demopolis.

She was born Jan. 29, 1927 to Pervy Jackson Robertson and Zadie Dodson Robertson. She was a member of the Grove Hill Baptist Church where she especially enjoyed the Faith Sunday School Class.

Survivors include her children, Linda Rish, Grove Hill, Robert (Wanda) Rish, Thomasville; grandchildren, Shawn (Craig) Hodge, Holly Hutto, Rob Rish, Abby Rish; great-grandchildren, Zackary Hodge, Jacob Hodge, Simon Hodge and sister, Betty Madison.

Visitation will begin at 1 p.m. with the service at 2 p.m. Monday, June 12 at Grove Hill Baptist Church with Revs. Randy Boone and Tony Meinhart officiating. Interment will follow at the Grove Hill Town Cemetery.

Active pallbearers will be Tracey Newton, J.W. Reeves, Donal Dunagan, Travis Kelly, Benji Elmore and Michael Madison.

Condolences may be offered at www.lathanfuneralhomegrovehill.com.

Lathan Funeral Home of Grove Hill will direct.


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