Walter Persons Obituary

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Walter Eugene Persons

January 14, 1920 - January 26, 2013
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Walter Eugene Persons passed away January 26 at the William F. Green VA Home in Bay Minette. He was born on January 14, 1920 and was a lifelong resident of Bayou La Batre. Walter is survived by his wife Estelle Lamey (Persons), sisters Blanche Bush (Philip) of Appling, Ga, Leta Kroner (Douglas) of Theodore and his daughter Shelba Jean Bradford of Ooltewah, TN and three grandchildren, Michael Bradford (Gretchen), Laura Weathers (Tripp), and Mary Bradford,and one great grandaughter Gideon Bradford. He was preceded in death by his father Leon Eugene Persons, his mother, Mabel Bolton (Persons) and sister Marie Richardson, of Fairhope....
Walter Eugene Persons passed away January 26 at the William F. Green VA Home in Bay Minette. He was born on January 14, 1920 and was a lifelong resident of Bayou La Batre. Walter is survived by his wife Estelle Lamey (Persons), sisters Blanche Bush (Philip) of Appling, Ga, Leta Kroner (Douglas) of Theodore and his daughter Shelba Jean Bradford of Ooltewah, TN and three grandchildren, Michael Bradford (Gretchen), Laura Weathers (Tripp), and Mary Bradford,and one great grandaughter Gideon Bradford. He was preceded in death by his father Leon Eugene Persons, his mother, Mabel Bolton (Persons) and sister Marie Richardson, of Fairhope. Walter served in the Navy during World War II on the USS Overton. He owned Persons Auto Parts in Bayou La Batre from 1945 until 1991 when he retired. He was an active member of the First Baptist Church in Bayou La Batre where he served as Sunday School teacher for both youth and adult classes. Receiving of friends will be held at the First Baptist Church of Bayou la Batre at 1PM on Monday followed by the funeral service at 2PM. Donations in honor of Walter may be made to the First Baptist Church of Bayou La Batre.

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