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Williams Funeral Home

Williams Funeral Home

Carolyn Scarborough Hughes

Carolyn Scarborough Hughes age 87 of Graceville passed away on Monday, December 10, 2018 at her residence. She was born in Ray City, Georgia on December 8, 1931 to the late Huey and Doris Ann Deloach Scarborough. Mrs. Hughes had lived in Graceville since 1954 and was a member of the First Baptist Church of Graceville. She dearly loved her profession as a cosmetologist and owned Modern Beauty Shop. Carolyn enjoyed spending time talking with friends and family, going to the beach, and tending to her flower beds.

 Carolyn was preceded in death by her parents; two sisters, Vivian Scarborough Coody and Gwendolyn Scarborough Chitty.

She is survived by her loving husband of forty-three years, David Hughes; daughters, Susan Yvon (Wayne) of St. Augustine, Fl and Nina Lynette Bennett (Tim) of Barnwell, SC; one grandson, Trevor M. Yvon of St. Augustine, Fl.

 A memorial service for Mrs. Carolyn will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, December 13, 2018 in the First Baptist Church of Graceville with Rev. Naethan Hendrix officiating. 

 Expressions of sympathy may be submitted online www.williamsfhs.com.

Williams Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements

Michele Johns Ellsworth

Michele Johns Ellsworth age 72 of Graceville passed away on Tuesday, December 11, 2018 at her home. 

She was born in Columbus, Georgia, but considered the mountains of Tennessee home where she spent most of her childhood. Michele returned to Graceville to the family farm where she spent the last 18 years of her life. She was a retired registered nurse and a member of Eastland Assembly of God in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

She was preceded in death by her parents James Murry and Alma Carr Johns. Michele is survived by her loving husband Darrell Ellsworth of Graceville, Fl, three sons Shawn Ellsworth of Graceville, Darren Ellsworth of Athens, Ga, Matthew Ellsworth of Graceville, and four grandchildren.

A Celebration of Life service for Michele will be held at 3:00 P.M., Friday, December 21, 2018 in the Williams Funeral Home Chapel. 

Expressions of sympathy may be submitted online www.williamsfhs.com. 

Williams Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Evelyn Tindel Cummins

Evelyn Tindel Cummins October 9, 1925 – November 22, 2018. The daughter of William Claud Tindel and Fannie Lee Davis Tindel of Graceville, Florida, Evelyn attended public schools in Jackson County, Florida.  Upon graduation from Graceville High School, she attended Queens College in Columbia, Missouri, and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where she received a Bachelor’s and Master’s Degree in Psychology.  Upon graducation, she taught school in Chipley, Florida, and volunteered with the Red Cross.  She was a member of the First Methodist Church in Graceville. 

In 1952, she married Manley L. Cummins, Jr., M.D. of Ashford, Alabama, where they raised their two sons, Manley L. Cummins, III and David Tindel Cummins, M.D.  In 1978, Evelyn moved to Dothan, Alabama, where she worked at Social Engravers and was a member of several social organizations which included the Medical Auxillary, Eclectas Club and bridge clubs. She and Dr. Cummins were long-time members of the Dothan County Club and Bay Point.

In 2005, Evelyn relocated to Spanish Fort, Alabama, to be closer to her family, particularly her grandson, Manley (Lee) L. Cummins, IV. 

She is predeceased by her parents and husband, her brother, Davis Tindel of Graceville, her sister, Mary Claude Smith of Winder, Georgia and her son, David of Ormand Beach, Florida.  She is survived by her son, Manley L. Cummins, III, her daughter-in-law, Margaret Everest Cummins of Spanish Fort, her grandson, Manley L. Cummins, IV and his wife, Brittany Ellison Cummins of Fort Worth, Texas, and long-time and devoted companion, Adelade Chambers of Daphne, Alabama.

 Graveside services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, November 27. 2018 at Memory Hill Cemetery (2414 Hartford Hwy, Dothan, AL 36305) in Dothan, Alabama. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the American Cancer Society.

Williams Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements. Expressions of sympathy can be made at www.williamsfhs.com

Billy Ingram Shults

Billy Ingram Shults age 84 of Graceville passed away at his residence on Monday, November 12, 2018. He was born in Villa Rica, Georgia on February 18, 1934 to the late Grady David and Amzie Mae Shults and was of the Assembly of God Faith. Billy moved from Oxford, Mississippi to Graceville in 1969 for a job with REA as a General Superintendent. He left REA in 1976 and went to work for SONY until 1994. Billy was an avid bass fisherman and enjoyed studying genealogy. He spent many years fixing bicycles to help children’s charities at Christmas time.

Billy was preceded in death by his parents and one brother Charles Olan Shults. He is survived by his loving wife of sixty-three years, Yvonne Shults; daughters, Patricia Shults Yeomans and Pamela Sue Sowell (Wayne); grandchildren, Jacqueline Pabon (Miguel) and Lisa Diane Sowell; great grandchildren, Elaina and Julius.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, November 16, 2018 in the Williams Funeral Home with Pastor John Broome and Pastor Michael White Sr. officiating. Interment will follow in the Marvin Chapel Cemetery with military honors. The family will receive friends from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, November 15, 2018 in the Williams Funeral Home.

Williams Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements. 

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