Class of 1952
James R. “Cookie” Capps, 81, of Corner, passed away Saturday, April 4, 2015
Imo Lee Cooke Sanders, 82, of Lynn’s Park, passed away Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014, at St. Vincent’s Hospital East in Birmingham.
Albert L. Vines, 80, of Quinton, died Sunday, May 25, 2014, at his residence. Graveside services. Bell Funeral Home, Sumiton; 205-648-6611
|Glenn Parker Dora High School Class of 1952 Passes Away
Glenn A. Parker, 76, of Huntsville passed away Sunday August 29, 2010. Glenn was a United States Marine Corp Veteran, a graduate of Auburn University and a member of First Baptist Church. He worked as an Electrical Engineer with NASA in the Test Lab & Astrionics before retiring. He is preceded in death by his parents J C and Edna Parker; sisters, Kathleen Parker and Doris Lowery and brother, J C Parker.
Survivors include his wife, Anne C. Parker; daughters, Suzanne Scoble of Murfreesboro, TN, Rebecca Williams of Bessemer, AL, and Elizabeth Faulkner of Huntsville; brothers, Ralph Parker and Wayne Parker, both of Dora, AL; sister, Charlotte Perkins of Tarrant, AL and grandchildren, Kyle and Ryan Scoble, Julia Wright, Amber Williams, Brian, Kelly and Lauren Faulkner.
|Jimmy Powell Class of 1952
by Preston Headrick
Powell the son of Jewell and Dick Powell, passed away after a
bout with cancer.
Powell is survived by his wife, Wanda Powell, daughters Lisa Hawkins of Venice and Sherri Powell of Sarasota, and a grandson, Jacob Hawkins. He also has several relatives who are Dora Graduates and live in this area.
Jimmy graduated from Dora High School in 1952.
at Auburn on Coach Shug Jordan's early teams. He was also an outstanding
catcher on the Auburn baseball team. He was at one time one of the
winningest High School coaches in the State of Florida. He coached for
30 years at Venice High School in Sarasota Florida. He coached many college
players and three who played at Auburn University - Alvin Mitchell, Mark
Rose, and Tre Smith.
He is Billy Ray Powell's brother
They are having a Memorial Service for him at Powell Davis Stadium in Venice Florida Wed. The stadium bears his name.
The Obit from The Herald Tribune
Coach James B. Powell, 75, of Nokomis, formerly of Dora, Ala., died March 27, 2010.
A celebration of life will be at 6 p.m. Wednesday at Powell-Davis Stadium at Venice High School in Venice. Burial will be private at Sarasota National Cemetery. Ewing Funeral Home is handling arrangements.
Survivors include his wife, Wanda; daughters Lisa Anne Hawkins of Venice and Sherri Kaye of Sarasota; a brother, Billy Ray, of Dora;
Billy Ray's wife, Shirley; Lisa Anne's husband, James; and one grandson, Jacob.
Jim was head coach at Venice High School from 1962 to 1989. Along with coaching, he was a history teacher and athletic director. He graduated from Auburn University, where he lettered all four years in football and baseball and was an All SEC catcher. He later received his master's degree from the University of Alabama. He was a member of the Venice-Nokomis Rotary Club, Elks and Moose lodges, American Legion and the Eagles. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to The Venice Touchdown Club, P.O. Box 997, Venice, FL 34284-0997. .
William Taylor Smith Class of 1952 passed
Frances (Wingo) Clark....1952 grad and Dora High Cheerleader
and Dora Beauties. Died: Sept. 27, 2008
Jean Cobb Ellis