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ADRIAN, MI – Jimmy Lee ”Jim” Webb, age 88, of Adrian, Michigan passed away, August 2, 2020, at home with his family.

He was born Aug. 30, 1931, in Hamilton, Alabama, the son of Reuben and Beulah Rye Webb. On April 4, 1952, he married Alice McGrew Webb, she survives.

Jimmy Lee served his country in the U.S. Army as a Military Police Officer in Korea, from 1951 to 1953. He retired from American Chain and Cable (ACCO) in 1986 after over 30 years of service.

Jimmy Lee was a life member of the Adrian American Legion and the Adrian VFW Post 1584. He enjoyed spending time with his family. Jimmy and his family were very proud of his Military Police service in Korea. He lived a life of service in the respect of being humble and gave grace to every person he encountered.

In addition to his wife, Alice McGrew Webb, he is survived by his daughter, Vicki Webb; 7 grandchildren, Tracy, Heather, Eric, Justin, Andrew, Billy and Kelly; 12 great-grandchildren; his siblings, Billy Ray Webb, Clois Webb and Lula Faye Webb Wade, daughter-in-law, Betty Webb and numerous nieces and nephews, cousins, other relatives, and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Reuben & Beulah Webb, 1 son, Jimmy C. ”Jim” Webb; 3 brothers, Carlos Webb, Wallace Webb and Raymond Webb; and 1 sister, Beulah Grey Webb Cardwell.

Funeral  services will be held 1:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 7, 2020, at the J. Gilbert Purse Funeral Home, 2959 N. Adrian Highway, Adrian. Burial will follow in Lenawee Hills Memorial Park with Military Honors performed by the Adrian VFW Post 1584 Honor Guard. Visitation will be on Thursday, from 5 to 7 p.m. at the J. Gilbert Purse Funeral Home, Adrian.*

*Author’s Note: Jimmy Lee Webb was my dear cousin and he will be missed. A few years older than I, he was a kind, soft-spoken man and I knew him well because our family was a close family. Born in the South, in Hamilton, Alabama to my dear Aunt Beulah Rye, my mother’s cousin, (who, by the way, was a daughter to the famous Jimmy Rye of Rye Pottery fame) and Uncle Rube Webb, my daddy’s brother, he moved ”up north” many years ago but he never completely lost his ”soft southern drawl!” Rest in peace my dear cousin, I will always love you and miss you. Judy Webb Mays

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*Published in The Daily Telegram from Aug. 5 to Aug. 6, 2020.

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Hamilton, AL – Mr. Timothy Leland Morton, age 65, died Tuesday, January 30, 2018 at North MS Medical Center following a brief illness. He was born October 24, 1952 in Adrian, Michigan to Garnie and Margaret Morton. He was a high school graduate and lived and worked in Hamilton, Al for many years in production, employed by Wrangler Mfg.

There will be no local services. All services will be private to his family.

Holland Funeral Directors is honored to assist the family with arrangements.

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Dimondale, MI – Lear “Leota” Pope Stevenson, age 87, of Dimondale, Michigan, died peacefully on August 20, 2016. She was a loving mother, grandmother, sister, aunt, and friend who captured everyone’s heart that knew her.

She was born Oct. 10, 1928, in Hamilton, Alabama. She retired from Foote Hospital in Jackson after 15 years of service in 1993.

Leota is survived by her children; Charles (Sandra) Pope, Mark Stevenson, and Marjorie (Mark) Ingraham; six grandchildren, Terry (Adrian) Pope, Dorothy (Steve) Peterson, Tana (Jake) Norris, Nicole (Jared) Reinhardt, Ben (Caryn) Hatler and Andrea (Troy) Klingler; great-grandchildren; one sister, Mary Nell Mays of Hamilton, Alabama; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents, eleven siblings, former husband, James Stevenson, son, Michael Pope, and grandbabies, Teresa Diane Pope and Andrew Nathaniel Hatler in infancy.
A celebration of her life will take place Sept. 4. at Faith Baptist Church, 3625 Hunt Rd, Adrian, MI. at 2 p.m. followed by a luncheon, and a private cemetery service.

Arrangements were entrusted to the Purse Funeral Home, Adrian, MI.

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Hamilton, AL – Ms. Danielle Ann Webb Ray, age 55, of Hamilton, Alabama, passed away Saturday, January 30th, 2016, at her residence.

Visitation, 10:00 – 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, February 2nd, 2016, at Happy Hill Church of God of Prophecy.  Funeral service, 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, February 2nd at the church.  Bro. Curtis Sutton officiating.  Burial in Happy Hill Cemetery.

Danielle was born June 17th, 1960, in Adrian, Michigan, to Annie Faye Doss Webb and the late Daniel Lee Webb.

She is survived by 1 daughter, Latisha (Bryan) Woodall; 3 grandsons, Braydin Holcomb, Kameron Woodall, and Brody Woodall; her mother, Annie Faye Doss Webb; 2 sisters, Danita Ballard and Donna Vice; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her father, Daniel Lee Webb; and 1 brother, Randy Webb.

Hamilton Funeral Home, Hamilton, AL., directing.

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