Obituary: Tony Lamar Pettus, Sr.
Tony Lamar Pettus, Sr.:
Tony Lamar Pettus, Sr., 63, a resident of Brantley, Ala., passed away on Thursday, May 12. A graveside service was held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, May 16, in Providence Cemetery with Rev. Steve Carson officiating and Turner Funeral Home of Luverne directing. Pettus was preceded in death by his father, Lamar Pettus; mother, Mildred Rolling Sport; and brother, Jimmy Pettus. He is survived by his three children, Margaret Williams, Tony (Paula) Pettus, Jr. and Angie (David) Adams; seven grandchildren, Braxton Pettus, Emily Pettus, Kimberly Williams, Jennifer Williams, Brandy Williams, Heidi Cook and C.J. Adams; his brother, Curtis (Donna) Pettus; and niece, Regina (Wayne) Brown. Active pallbearers were Bobby Pettus, Carrie Pettus, Ren Ballard, Jerry Davis, Ernie Beasley and Joel Perdue.