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Updated July 24, 2005
The Clayton Courier Sat, December 18, 1886  

   Mrs. Appling, the mother of  Mr. Steve and J. A. Appling died  
at the residence of her son Steve on Tuesday night. She was  
very old and much esteemed by neighbors and friends.

The Covington Co. News
Death Claims APLIN- 1979
Andrew Tobe Aplin, age 58, a resident of Rt. 2. Florala, passed away in a Florala Hospital, Sunday morning, January 28, 1979.  He was a resident of this area for many years and a member of the First Baptist Church of Florala.  he was retired from Civil Services at Eglin AFB, Florida.
   Survivors are his wife, Mrs. Dorothy Collins Aplin of Route two, Florala; 
one son, Major Charles Aplin of USAF, Weisbaden, Germany; two grandchildren, Mark Andrew Aplin and Valerie Christine Aplin; One sister, Mrs. Bonnie Gidon of Mesa, Arizona.
  Funeral services were held at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday from Evans Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Bill Edwards officiating. Burial was in the Florala Greenwood Cemetery with Evans Funeral home directing.

The Dothan Eagle  Oct. 19, 1989  pg. 13 A  
 C. J. Aplin  
Malvern-C. J. Aplin 69, of Malvern, died Wednesday, Oct. 18, 1989  
in Moultrie, Ga., hospital. Funeral will be 2 p.m. Friday in Taylor  
Assembly of God church with Ministers Robert Rodgers and Eddie Littlefield officiating.
    Burial will be in Taylor Assembly of God Church Cemetery with Ward Wilson Funeral
 Home directing. The family will receive friends at the funeral home tonight from 7 until 9.  
    Mr. Aplin was born in Dale County, and lived his adult life in the Malvern community. 
He was a retired farmer. He was a member of Taylor Assembly of God Church.  
Survivors include his wife, Lacy McDaniel Aplin, Malvern; sons and  
daughter in laws, Julius and Judy Aplin, Charles and Gail Aplin, Max  
and Edna Aplin, James Aplin; daughters and sons in law, Hazel and  
Charlie Shirah, Betty and Pete Thomas, Linda and Dan Hussey, Janice  
and Grady Etheridge, sisters Edna Freeman, Bessie Chambers; Brother  
Q.P. Aplin; 24 grandchildren, seven great grandchildren; several neices and nephews.  
Serving as active pallbearers will be Terry Etheridge, Allen Aplin, Chris  
Thomas, Donny Shirah, , Tim Hatcher, and Mars Daum. Honorary  
pallbearers will be Wade Hussey, David Hussey, Mark Aplin, Danny  
Shirah, Brian Shirah, Jeff McCoy, and Bobby Aplin.

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The Columbus Ledger Enquirer         Tuesday, August 5th, 1975
     Retired Contractor James F. Aplin, 70  died at St. Francis Hospital Monday (4th)
 after a long illness.     Funeral will be Wednesday at 2 p.m. at
 Lakeview Funeral Home Chapel with burial  at Lakeview Memory Gardens.
    Mr. Aplin was a retired independent  contractor for some 20 years. He had lived
 at Route 4 Box 308, Phenix City, Ala.     Mr. Aplin was born June 9, 1905, in Barbour
 County, Ala., son of the late LEE and LIZZIE  APLIN.
    Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Clifford Aplin,
 and two daughters, Mrs. Gladys Faulk and
 Mrs. Betty Cox, both of Phenix City;
 a brother, Dan Aplin, Tyler Tex., a sister, Mrs. Lula Jarvis,
 Cottonwood, Ala., and a grandson and two grandchildren.

The Clayton Record  -  Friday, June 13, 1902  
   Mr. Joe Appling died at his home near Texasville on last Friday  
morning. The immediate cause of his death was blood poisoning  
from an amputated arm. Mr. Appling served his country during the  
4 years of civil strife and was a brave soldier. He was a good  
neighbor, a true friend, whose demise is greatly to be deplored.  
     Funeral services were held at Antioch Primitive Baptist Church on last Saturday.  

The Dothan Eagle  Dec. 16, 1962  
      Jimmy Lamar Aplin-Newton-Funeral services for Jimmy Aplin 24, who died Thursday in an automobile accident, 
were held yesterday at the Newton Baptist Church. The Revs. James Mitchell and the Rev. Gaines officiated. 
Burial in Bethel Baptist Cemetery was directed by Johnson Funeral Home.   Surviving are his parents, Mr. and 
Mrs. Roy T. Aplin, Newton; and five sisters, Miss Elizabeth Aplin, Newton; Mrs. Charles Tharpe,  
Ozark; Mrs. Marlin K. Gilley, Cuthbert, Ga; Mrs. Curtis Trawick,  Fayetteville, Ga; and Mrs. G. R. Williams, Titusville, Fla.  

The Dothan Eagle  June 19, 1992  
 Jimmy Mack Aplin  
Jimmy Mack Aplin, 37 of Dothan Rt. 5 died Thursday morning, June 18,  
1992, of injuries sustained in a tractor accident which occurred at the Aplin farm.  
The funeral will be held 2 p.m. Saturday at the First Baptist Church in  
Slocomb with the Revs. Dan Raley, Troy Walsingham and John Wayne Hicks 
officiating and Byrd Funeral Home directing. Flowers are being  
accepted or memorials may be made to First Baptist Church Slocomb.  
The body will be placed in the church one hour prior to service time.  
The family will receive friends at Byrd Funeral Home from 7 to 9
Jimmy Mack was born April 6, 1955 in Geneva County, and lived in  
Slocomb all his life. He was a 1972 graduate of Slocomb High school  
and was engaged in farming all his adult life. At the time of his death,  
he was manager of Aplin Hog Farm. He was a member of the Young  
Farmer Association (Rehobeth) where he served as an officer and was  
also a member of the Geneva County Pork Producers Association. He  
was a member of First Baptist Church of Slocomb.  
     Jimmy Mack was predeceased by his grandparents. Mr. and Mrs. Rob
Aplin, and Mr. and Mrs. Lee Williams.  
Survivors, include his wife, Jennifer Harrell Aplin, Dothan Rt. 5; a son  
Jimmie Lee Aplin, Dothan Rt. 5; a daughter Emily Brooke Aplin, Dothan  
Rt. 5; his parents Q.P. and Vera Mae Aplin, Dothan, Rt. 5; four brothers  
and two sisters in law, Gerald and Beverly Aplin, Slocomb Rt.2, Lamar  
and Rhonda Aplin, Dothan Rt. 1, Ronnie Aplin, Slocomb Rt. 1, Tommy  
Aplin, Dothan Rt. 5; and several nieces and nephews.  
       Serving as active pallbearers will be James Harrell, Danny Smith, John  
Hughes, Kim Hughes, Joe Neil Howell, Eddie Watson, Marty Collins and Albert Adams.  
Serving as honorary pallbearers will be Phillip Deal, Larry Reeves, Jonathan  
McNeil, Keith Brown, Mike Reardon, Ray Brannon, Sam Ghador, and the   Adult I 
Men's Sunday school class Slocomb First Baptist Church.  

The Dothan Eagle  Monday, May 29, 1950

 Mrs. Josie B. Aplin  
Funeral Services for Mrs. Josie B. Aplin 50, of Dothan Rt. 1, who died at her  
home yesterday following a long illness, Funeral is set for 3 p.m. today at  
Bethel Church with interment in the church cemetery.  
She had been a resident of her community for the past six years and a member of Bethel Church.
  The Rev. Mr. Hall was to officiate with Ward  Wilson Funeral Home of Dothan 
in charge of arrangements.  
Surviving are the husband, Robertson Aplin, of Dothan Rt. 1; two daughters,  
Mrs. Edna Freeman of Slocomb and Mrs. Bessie Reeves of Dothan Rt. 1;  
two sons, C. J. Aplin and Q.P. Aplin of Dothan Route 1; and nine grandchildren.  
Active pallbearers were J. B. McDaniel, Delmar McDaniel, D. C. Freeman,  
Otis Ward, Morris Edwards, and Clarence Vinson.  

The Dothan Eagle   Wednesday, February 13, 2002

 Lacy Aplin  
Mrs. Lacy Aplin 87
,  a resident of the Malvern Community passed away  
Monday, February, 11, 2002, at Extendicare Health and Rehab Center  
following a brief illness.  
      The funeral will be 2 p.m. today at Taylor Assembly of God with the  
Rev. Charles Littlefield officiating. Burial will follow in the Taylor Assembly of God 
Cemetery with Ward Wilson Memory Hill Funeral Home directing.
      Mrs. Aplin's body will be placed in the church one hour prior to the service. 
Flowers will be excepted or contributions  may be made to Wiregrass Hospice, Inc., P.O. Drawer 2127, Dothan Ala., 36302. Mrs. Aplin was born on August 13, 1914 in Dale County,  
the daughter of the late Joseph Dennis and Della Camilla Connor McDaniel.  
She has lived in Geneva County since 1945. She was a homemaker, a loving  
wife and mother. She was a Member of Taylor Assembly of God.  
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband of 54 years, C. J.Aplin; 
four brothers, J. B. McDaniel, Howard McDaniel, Delmar McDaniel,  
and Harvey McDaniel; a grandson, David Allen Hussey; a granddaughter  
Montene Aplin; two great-grandchildren, Cierra Aplin and Martha Elizabeth  
Aplin. Survivors include four daughters and sons-in-law, Hazel an Dennis Jackson,  
Rehobeth, Betty and Pete Thomas, Clayhatchee, Linda and Daniel Hussey,  
Enterprise, Janice and Grady Etheridge, Malvern; four sons and daughters-  
in-law, Julian and Judy Aplin, Malvern, Charles and Gail Aplin, Rehobeth,  
Max and Edna Aplin, Slocomb, James and Linda Aplin, Florence, S.C.;  
one sister, Vedora Sellers, Daleville; 24 grandchildren; 38 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild.       Active pallbearers will be Donald E. Shirah, Chris Thomas, Allen Aplin,  Terry Etheridge, Wade Hussey, Mark Aplin, and Bryan Shirah.  

The Dothan Eagle  Sunday, June 17, 1979

 Malcom Aplin-56, Avon, died Friday morning in a Dothan hospital as a result of injuries 
on June 7 when a house trailer fell an struck him. Services will be 2 p.m. today at the Ward 
Wilson Funeral chapel with the Rev. Joe Patterson officiating. burial will follow in Crestlawn Cemetery, U. S. 84 East.  
     The body will be at the residence in Avon until noon today when it will be 
returned to the funeral chapel. A native of Dale County, he moved to Barbour County at an early age an lived there a number of years. He then moved to Houston County where he had lived the past 23 years. He had resided in Avon for the past ten years. He was a Veteran of World War II.  
Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Merle Williams Aplin, Avon; three  
daughters, Mrs. Shirley Ann Smith, Mrs. Joan Gashaw, Avon; Mrs.  
Margaret Melisa Adams, Dothan; one son, Mack Aplin, Avon; one  
brother, Arthur Aplin, Bessemer; seven grandchildren.  

The Dothan Eagle   Tuesday, October 28, 2003  
Mrs. Margaret Young Aplin of Newton, died Sunday, October26, 2003  
in Thomaston Health and Rehab, Thomaston, Georgia. She was 84.  
Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday, October 29, 2003 in  
Newton City Cemetery with Reverend David Willis officiating. Interment  
will follow with Coggins Funeral Home of Thomaston,  Georgia, directing.
The family will receive friend from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. Tuesday evening,  
October 28, 2003, at the home of Mrs. Aplin, 261 King Street in Newton.  
Coggins Funeral Home of Thomaston, Ga., 706-647-9681, in charge of arrangements.  

 The Dothan Eagle   Tuesday, Dec. 15, 1992

 Myron Steve Aplin-Newton  
Myron Steve Aplin
40 of Newton died Monday, December 14, 1992, at Flowers Hospital following an extended illness. Graveside seevice will be Wednesday at 10 a.m. at Newton City Cemetery  
with the Rev. Mary Beth Cloyd officiating and Byrd Funeral Home directing.
The family will be at the residence of Mrs. Margaret Aplin King  St. Newton. Flowers are being accepted or memorial may be made to First United Methodist Church, Newton, Ala. 36352.  
      Mr. Aplin was born May 26, 1952, in Dale County and lived in Newton  
most all his life. He was a graduate of Dale County High School and attended  George C. Wallace Community College and Troy State  University in Troy. He was employed by GTE prior to his illness.  
Mr. Aplin was a member of Newton United Methodist Church. Mr. Aplin was preceded in death by his father, William O. Aplin Sr., who died in March 1992.  Survivors include his mother, Margaret Aplin, Newton; a brother William O.  "Bill" Aplin, Thomaston, Ga., a sister Barbara Bush, Webb; and several nieces and nephews.  

The Dothan Eagle  July 04, 1999  
 Q. P. Aplin, 76 of Rt. 5 Dothan (Slocomb Community), died Saturday  
July 03, 1999 at Flowers Hospital following a long illness. Funeral  
services will be held Monday at 2 p.m. at Byrd Funeral Home Chapel  
with the Revs. Dan Raley, Coley Holloway and Bryan Roney officiating.  
Burial will be in the Corinth Cemetery near Fayette on Geneva County  
Rd. 49, with Byrd Funeral Home directing. The family will receive friends  
at the funeral home tonight from 6 to 8 p.m. Flowers are being accepted  
or memorials may be made to Corinth Baptist Church Route 5, Slocomb,  
Ala. 36375. Mr. Aplin was born January 25, 1923 in Dale County and  
resided the early years of his life in Barbour County before moving to  
Geneva County in 1939. He was a veteran of World War II having served  
in the U.S. Army.  Mr. Aplin was engaged in farming all of his working  
career and was instrumental in organnzing the Geneva County Growers  
Association, where he was one of the original stock holders. He was well  
known as one of the first Slocomb Tomatoe Growers and was also owner  
of Aplin's Produce. He was a member of Corinth Baptist Church, where  
he served as a trustee. Survivors include his wife, Vera Mae Williams Aplin  
Dothan, four sons, Gerald Aplin and his wife Beverly, Slocomb, Lamar  
Aplin and his wife, Rhonda, Dothan, Ronnie Aplin and his wife Barbara,  
Slocomb, and Tommy Ray Aplin, Dothan, a daughter in law Jennifer Aplin.  
Dothan; 15 grandchildren, one great grandchild, and two sisters, Edna Earl  
Freeman, Slocomb, and Bessie Chambers, Dothan. Mr. Aplin was predeceased by his parents Robinson and Josie York Aplin, and a son  
Jimmy Mack Aplin. Serving as active Pallbearers will be Mr. Aplins grandsons.  

The Dothan Eagle  May 1953

 Roberson Aplin died at his home on Rt. 2, Slocomb, early today after  
an illness of several weeks, he was 61. Mr. Aplin was born in Dale County  
and had lived near Malvern in Geneva County since 1944 where he farmed.  
He was a member of the Methodist Church. Funeral services will be held  
at 2 p.m. tomorrow at the Bethel Baptist Church, with Ward Wilson  
Funeral Home directing burial in the church cemetery.  
Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Alice Aplin; two sons, Q.P. Aplin, Rt.1  
Graceville, and C. J. Aplin, Malvern two daughters, Mrs. Edna Freeman,  
Rt. 4, Graceville, and Mrs. Bessie Bruner, Rt. 5, Dothan; a brother Roy   
T. Aplin, Newton; a sister Ella Clark, Rt. 1, Newton; 13 grandchildren  
and several nieces and Nephews.

The Dothan Eagle  May 21, 2001  
Robert Lewis Appling-Columbia  
Robert Lewis Appling, age 90, Rt 1, Columbia, died Sunday night, May 20, 2001 in a Dothan Hospital after a short illness. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, May 23, 2001, in the Holman Headland Mortuary Chapel with Rev. James A. Rich officiating. Burial will follow in the Camp Springs Baptist Cemetery. The family will receive friends from  
6 until 8 p.m. Tuesday at the mortuary in Headland. At other times the family will be at the home of his son Bob Appling, 1213 Co. Rd. 125, Headland. Mr. Appling was born and reared in Barbour County in the Baker Hill Community, the son of the late James Jay Appling and Ila Smith Appling. He  lived most of his life in the Camp Springs Community near Columbia. Mr. Appling was a member of the Camp Springs Baptist Church where he served as a Deacon and also as Treasurer in earlier years. A retired farmer,  Mr. Appling formerly owned and operated Appling Garage and also Appling Trucking both of Columbia. He was preceded in death by  his wife Blanche Mourning Appling.  
Surviving relatives include a son, Bob Appling and his wife June Appling, Headland, Dorothy Collier and her husband, Jack W. Collier, Douglasville, Ga.; three grandchildren, Lori Moore, and her husband, Jim Moore, Birmingham, Al.; Amanda Rudd and her husband Jason Rudd, Dothan;  
Robert E. Appling, Auburn University; two great-grandchildren, Milton Moore and Harrison Rudd. 

The Dothan Eagle  May 15, 1953  

 Roy T. "Jake" Aplin, 69, Newton, died early today in an Ozark hospital  
following a long illness. Services will be 3 p.m. Saturday at Bethel Baptist  
Church with the Rev. David Curry officiating. Burial will be in the Bethel  
Cemetery with Holman Funeral Home, Ozark, directing. The body will be  
at the family residence from 4:30 today until placed in the church at 2 p.m.  
Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Velma Aplin, Newton; five daughters, Mrs. 
Charles Tharpe, Ozark, Mrs. Curtis Trawick, Daleville, Mrs. Clara Williams,  
Newton, Mrs. Martin K. Gilley, Mrs. Elizabeth Cummings, Dothan,  a sister  
Mrs. Ella Clark, Newton, nine grandchildren.

The Dothan Eagle   January 14, 1986 pg. 2A  
   Mrs. Velma J. Aplin,
71 Helms Drive, Newton, died at her home  
Monday morning after a brief illness. Funeral will be 2 p.m. Wednesday  
in the Newton Baptist Church with the Rev. David Curry and the Rev. Charles Kirby officiating.
  Burial will be in Bethel Cemetery with Fuqua Bankston Funeral Home of Ozark directing.    Visitation will be at the funeral home from 5 p.m. today until one hour before service time,
when the body will be taken to the church. The family will receive friends at the  
funeral home from6-8 p.m. today. Mrs. Aplin was a member of the Newton  
Baptist church and a native and lifelong resident of Dale County. She is survived
  by four daughters, Mrs. Clara Williams, Newton, Mrs. Mary Sue Gilley, Dothan, 
Mrs. Ramona Tharpe Henderson, Ozark, Mrs. Elizabeth A. Cummings, Dothan, three sisters,
Mrs. Gladys Layfield, Cuthbert, Ga., Mrs. Gladys Jackson, Macon, Ga., Mrs. Mae Marchman, Dothan, nine grandchildren, five great-grandchildren.

Andalusia Star
William E. Aplin -1965
   Florala- Funeral services will be held today for William Emmett Aplin, who authorities said, died here Friday of a self inflicted gunshot wound. He was 54.
  Police Chief John B. Donaldson said Mr. Aplin was employed at Eglin Air Force Base, but had been "under the weather about a month" and had not been working.
  Mr. Aplin was a Veteran of WWII, a member of New hope Baptist Church, American Legion & Woodmen of The World.
  The funeral will be at 2:30 p.m. today in the New Hope Baptist church with Rev. R.L. Lawrence and Rev. E. P. Robbins officiating. Burial will be in the New Hope Cemetery with Military graveside services. Evans Funeral Home in charge.
  Surviving, in addition to his wife and son, are one brother, A.C. Aplin, Florala; and one sister, Mrs. Bonnie Gideon, Seattle Washington.
Note: Funeral Home paper said death was April 9, 1965 & Burial was April 10th, 1965.
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The Dothan Eagle  March 31, 1992    
William Obie Aplin, 73, of Newton, died early Sunday morning,  
March 29, 1992, in a Dothan hospital following an extended illness. The  
funeral will be 2 p.m. today from the Newton Baptist Church with the  
Revs. Stephen Drake and Floyd Dyal officiating. Burial will follow in the  
Newton City Cemetery with Holman Funeral Home directing. Visitation  
will continue at the funeral home parlors until one hour before service  
time when the body will be place in the church. Flowers will be accepted,  
or donations may be made to the Newton Baptist Church Building Fund.  
Mr. Aplin was a native resident of Newton, where he owned and operated Aplin's 
Superette for 30 years, and was also engaged in farming. He was a member of the
Newton Baptist Church and was former Newton City Councilman. Survivors include his 
wife, Mrs. Margaret Young Aplin, Newton, a daughter, Barbara Bush, Webb; two sons, 
William O. Aplin jr., Thomaston, Ga., Myron Steve Aplin, Newton; a sister, Mary Hatcher  
Griffin, Enterprise; nine grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.