2013-02-13 / Obituaries

WRIGHT CARLY "WC" CALHOUN

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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