Obituaries 12.16.2020

Patricia A. McIlwain

GILBERTOWN – Funeral services for Mrs. Patricia Ann Williams McIlwain, were held at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, December 9, 2020 at Phillips Funeral Home, with Reverend Jim Koen and Reverend Kevin Hollinghead officiating. Visitation was held from 10:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. just prior to the service at the funeral home. Interment followed the service in the Gilbertown Cemetery.

Mrs. McIlwain passed away on Sunday, December 6, 2020, at Regency Hospital in Meridian, at the age of 69. She was born March 4, 1951 in Decatur, IL. She attended Hickory Grove Baptist Church and

Flat Branch Assembly of God in Millry.

She is survived by her husband, Kenneth Dale McIlwain of Silas; son, Eric Dale McIlwain of Silas; daughters, Michelle Lynn McIlwain Kirkland

(Lynn) of Millry, and Tricia Renee McIlwain Sikes (James Mathis) of Meridian; brother, Ronald Williams (Robin) of Illinois; and grandchildren,

Joshua Wesley Kirkland (Sydney), Jennifer Lynn Kirkland Whigham (Joshua), Andrew Kenneth Sikes, Jared Daniel Sikes, Aaron Alexander Sikes, Destiny Hope McIlwain, and Heidi Claire McIlwain. She was preceded in death by her father,

Delmus “Bill” Williams; mother, Betty Robinson Williams Burrows; and sister, Joyce Williams.

Serving as pallbearers were Joshua Kirkland, Andy Sikes, Jared Sikes, Aaron Sikes, Joshua Whigham, and Lyric Roberts.

Expressions of condolence may be offered at www.phillips-funeral-home.com. Arrangements provided by Phillips Funeral Home, 116 West Main

Street, Gilbertown, AL 36908.

 

Martha R. Taylor

BUTLER – Funeral services for Ms. Martha Robinson Taylor were held December 13, 2020 at Phillips Funeral Home, with Reverend Mike Boles and Reverend Chad Adams officiating. Interment followed the service in the Springbank Cemetery in Silas.

Ms. Taylor passed away on Wednesday, December 9, 2020, at her residence in Butler, at the age of 74. She was born April 11, 1946, in Blytheville, AR.

She attended Evangel Temple in Meridian. She was a member of the Eastern Star at the Gilbertown Lodge #751. She loved her family, cooking, gardening and antiques.

She is survived by her sons, Brad Robinson of Butler, and Roger Taylor (Paige) of Silas; sister, Gwen Hardy Abston (Billy) of Gilbertown; grandchildren, Jonathon Robinson, Kristen Robinson, Ambra Robinson, Kursty Robinson, Gavin Robinson, Cole Robinson, Tatum Smith, Trey Taylor, and Zach Taylor; great grandchildren, Zander Carpenter and Emma Lynn Carpenter; special daughter-in-law, Pauline Robinson; and special nieces and nephews, Mandy, Teri, Asya, Alyssa, Colton, Kaiden, and Haven. She was preceded in death by her husband, Roger Lavell Taylor, son, Scott Robinson; grandchild, Megan Robinson; father, Woodrow Hardy; mother, Lorene Austin Hardy Sykes; and sisters, Pat Harris and Donna Kerksieck.

Serving as pallbearers were Trey Taylor, Zach Taylor, Colton Abston, Gavin Robinson, Buster Jellenc, Christopher Johnson, and Jonathon Robinson. Honorary pallbearers included Patrick Chadwick, Eddie Abston, Billy Abston, Cody Carpenter, Gavin Boddie, Eric McIlwain, and Buck Swann.

Expressions of condolence may be offered at www.phillips-funeral-home.com. Arrangements provided by Phillips Funeral Home, 116 West Main

Street, Gilbertown, AL 36908.

 

Brenda L. Covington

GILBERTOWN – Graveside services for Mrs. Brenda Lou Chapman Covington were held December 14, 2020 at Covington Cemetery, with Reverend Jimmy Holder, Reverend Buddy Covington, and Reverend Ron Laney officiating.

Mrs. Covington passed away on Friday, December 11, 2020 at Rush Foundation Hospital in Meridian, at the age of 64. She was born January 21, 1956 in Waynesboro. She was a member of Mosley Bridge Congregational Methodist Church and a great supporter of missionaries and missionary work. She

loved her family, especially her grandchildren.

She is survived by her husband, Curvin M. “Buddy” Covington of Gilbertown; son, Neil Covington of Gilbertown; daughter, Sommer Newsom (Lance) of Gilbertown; grandchildren, Bailey Newsom, Ryleigh

Newsom, Britton Newsom, Abby Covington, and Hayden Covington; brothers, Jerry Chapman (Reba) of Gilbertown, Roger Chapman (Wynema) of Gilbertown, Sammy Chapman of Waynesboro, and Victor Chapman

(Donna) of Jackson; sisters, Patricia Chapman of Gilbertown, Robin Bonner (Sammie) of Toxey, and Vickie Mozingo (Stanley) of Waynesboro. She was preceded in death by her father, Newton Wilkins Chapman and her mother, Lula Mae Daniels Chapman.

Expressions of condolence may be offered at www.phillips-funeral-home.com. Arrangements provided by Phillips Funeral Home, 116 West Main

Street, Gilbertown, AL 36908.

 

Terry G. Sikes, Sr.

GILBERTOWN – Funeral services for Mr. Terry Glynn Sikes, Sr., age 71, were held December 13, 2020 at Heritage Church of God with Reverend Salone Green, Reverend Doug Chapman, and Sister Martha Sikes officiating. Interment followed the service in the Gilbertown Church of God Cemetery.

Mr. Sikes was born July 11, 1949 in Butler. He passed away Thursday, December 10, 2020 at Springhill Medical Center in Mobile. He was a faithful member of Heritage Church of God in Gilbertown.

He is survived by his wife, Martha Ann Gibson Sikes of Gilbertown, son, Terry Glynn Sikes, Jr. (Sonya) of Gilbertown; grandchildren, Madison Sikes and Mason Sikes of Gilbertown; mother, Ruth Odom Sikes of Gilbertown; and brother, Randy D. Sikes (Sharon) of Chatom. He was preceded in death by his father, Millard Audry Sikes.

Serving as pallbearers were Tony Phillips, David Carney, Billy Jackson, Al Robinson, Rev. Chris Sowell, and Brent Doggett. Honorary pallbearers included Rev. Ronnie Adams, Rev. Ronnie Clark, Rev. Shane Pursley, Rev. Frank Gibson, Rev. Mark Guy, Rev. Brent Boutwell, Rev. Clovis Lewis, Rev. Ray Odom, Rev. Joey Ogletree, and Rev. Al Stockton.

Expressions of condolence may be offered at www.phillips-funeral-home.com. Arrangements provided by Phillips Funeral Home, 116 West Main Street, Gilbertown, AL 36908.

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