2018-10-10 / Obituaries


Wallace “Buddy” Hoven, 81, of Jackson passed away Sept. 18, 2018 at Covenant Care Hospice at Providence Hospital in Mobile.

He was born Jan. 30, 1937 to William and Mamie Tolbert Hoven. He was a member of the Stave Creek Baptist Church. He enjoyed fishing, boating and spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren.

Survivors include his wife, Doris Wilson Hoven; children, Al (Rose) Hoven Sr., Sheila Mc- Donald, Darrell W. Hoven, Jessica Rivers, Michael Lewis; grandchildren, Ikee Lee (Jessie) Koen, Dakota Hoven, MaKayla Hoven, Krystal Weaver, Zachary Hoven, Logan Watts, Brody Lewis, Kennedy Gunter and great-grandchilden, Kyra Weaver, Kohen Weaver and Nancy Byrd.

He was preceded in death by his parents; siblings, Elizabeth Autry, Henry Elvin Hoven, Wynona Pryor and grandson, Al “Gator” Hoven Jr.

The service was Sept. 21 at 2 p.m. at Grace Chapel Church in Coffeeville with Rev. Renea Henderson officiating. Interment was in the Cobb-Wilson Cemetery on Wilson Circle.

Active pallbearers were Ikee Lee Koen, Zachary Hoven, Kevin Jackson, Henry Hoven, Devon Hoven, Draper Washington and Larry Tolbert.

Condolences may be offered at www.lathanfuneralhome.com.

Lathan Funeral Home of Jackson directed.


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