2013-02-13 / Obituaries


Mr. W. C. Calhoun, age 81, of Colquitt died Sunday, February 10, 2013, at South East Alabama Medical Center.

Funeral services will be Wednesday, February 13, at 2:00 p.m. at Mother's Home Free Will Baptist Church with Rev. Talmadge Worsley and Rev. Jeremy Horne officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery.

Mr. Calhoun served in the US Army and was a veteran of the Korean War and later retired from the Army National Guard. He was a member of the William M. Wilson VFW Post #6046 and the Gerald Grow Post #165 American Legion. He retired from Bell South as a cable splicer. He was a member of Mother's Home Free Will Baptist Church.

He is survived by his wife, Sandra B. Calhoun of Colquitt; three daughters, Denise Eason of Dothan, AL, Lorna (Rault) Anderson of Virginia Beach, VA, and Wendy (Don) Darling of Prattville, AL; three stepsons, Jeff (Sheila) Poitevint of Evans, Rusty (Jenny) Poitevint of Vada, and Kasey Poitevint of Bainbridge; one stepdaughter, Brandy (Lee) Howard of Bainbrige; seven grandchildren, three great-grandchildren, nine stepgrandchildren; one brother, Zack Hunter (Helen) Calhoun of Bainbridge; four sisters, Juanita (Fred) Estergren of Henderson, NV, Lurley Haire of Colquitt, Nannie Mae Pugh of Panama City, FL, Shirley Smith of Lynn Haven, FL; and a large number of nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Zack and Claudie Calhoun; son, Jody Calhoun; two sisters, Tecie Smith, Mary Lou Franklin; and a twin brother, William M. Calhoun.

Colquitt Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

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