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2013-11-27 / Obituaries


Howard Woodrow Bedsole, Jr., 68, a resident of Grove Hill, died Thursday, Nov. 21, 2013 at his residence. He was born March 29, 1945 and was a retired store room clerk with Weyerhaeuser. Bedsole was a member of Tompkins Baptist Church and served in the Alabama National Guard.

He is survived by his daughter, Angela B. (Doug) Williams of Grove Hill; brother, George E. “Buck” (Betty) Bedsole of Grove Hill; two sisters, Minnie Mae (Earl) Mullins and Barbara (Wayne) Pettis, both of Grove Hill; two grandchildren, Bryanna Rose Williams and Mariah Jane Williams, both of Grove Hill.

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

Funeral services were Saturday, Nov. 23 at Lathan Funeral Home in Grove Hill with Rev. Rodney Mullins and Rev. Johnny Kendrick officiating. Interment followed in the Tompkins Baptist Church Cemetery with Lathan Funeral Home directing.

An online guestbook may be signed at www.lathanfuneralhomes.com.

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