James Hines Obituary

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James Thomas Hines Jr.

October 29, 1928 - August 28, 2013
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James Thomas Hines, Jr., a native of McWilliams, Alabama and a longtime resident of Mobile, died on Wednesday, August 28, 2013. He was preceded in death by his wife Mary Boyd Smyly Hines, his grandson, Thomas Miles Newbern and brother-in-law, Charles H. McKinney. "Papa" to his grandchildren, Mr. Hines was a kind and cheerful man of quiet integrity. His friends will remember his as a true southern gentleman. Mr. Hines attended high school at Marion Military Institute, received a degree in civil engineering from the University of Alabama (where he was named Outstanding ROTC student), and graduated from the University of Alabama School...
James Thomas Hines, Jr., a native of McWilliams, Alabama and a longtime resident of Mobile, died on Wednesday, August 28, 2013. He was preceded in death by his wife Mary Boyd Smyly Hines, his grandson, Thomas Miles Newbern and brother-in-law, Charles H. McKinney. "Papa" to his grandchildren, Mr. Hines was a kind and cheerful man of quiet integrity. His friends will remember his as a true southern gentleman. Mr. Hines attended high school at Marion Military Institute, received a degree in civil engineering from the University of Alabama (where he was named Outstanding ROTC student), and graduated from the University of Alabama School of Law. He received a Masters in Taxation from New York University. He was a 1st Lt. in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and was stationed in Germany as part of the Army of Occupation. He moved to Mobile in 1957 to join the firm of Hand, Arendall, Bedsole, Greaves and Johnston, and worked with that firm until his retirement. Mr. Hines was a deacon at First Baptist Church of Mobile. He was a lifelong fan of the Alabama Crimson Tide. He is survived by his three children, Carolyn Hines Mikell and her husband Chip, Margaret Hines Newbern and her husband Tom, and James Thomas Hines, III and his wife Adreanna; a sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Estelle Smyly McKinney and Douglas Smyly and his wife, Janet; two grandchildren, Benjamin Hines Newbern and Mikhaila Marion Hines; nieces and nephew, Steven Smyly, Beverly Smyly and Doug McKinney and his longtime friend and housekeeper, Barthalia Tarver. A memorial service will be held on Sunday, September 1, 2013, at 3:00 p.m. at First Baptist Church of Mobile. The family will receive visitors following the service. An informal graveside service will be held on Monday, September 2, 2013, in the Pineville Cemetery in Monroeville, Alabama. In lieu of flowers the family requests that donations be made to the T. Miles Newbern Archaeological Support Fund (Fund Number ES79), College of Charleston Foundation, 66 George St., Charleston, SC 29424-0001, att. David Masich or the First Baptist Church of Mobile.

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