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Obituaries for Thursday, August 20, 2009

Addison Snow Blackwell

Graveside services for Addison Snow Blackwell were 6 p.m.Saturday, Aug. 15, at Pleasant Ridge United Pentecostal ChurchCemetery. Community Funeral Services was in charge ofarrangements.

The infant died Aug. 13, 2009, at King’s Daughters MedicalCenter in Brookhaven. He was born on Aug. 13, 2009, to RobertBlackwell and Holly Sutton.

Preceded him in death was his great-grandfather, JohnLandrum.

Survivors are his parents; his brother, Cayden Blackwell; hisgrandparents, Bobby and Patricia Jenkins; his great-grandparents,Betty Landrum and Edna and Snow McCaffery; and his aunt and uncles,Gregory and Tara Blackwell and Sean Lillie.

James Anthony Walter ‘Ba Ba’ Dillon Jr.

Services for James Anthony Walter “Ba Ba” Dillon Jr., ofBrookhaven, are 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 22, at Bethel AME Church inBrookhaven with burial in Carver Heights Cemetery.

Visitation is Friday from noon until 7 p.m. at R.E. TylerFuneral Home with family present from 6 until 7 p.m.

Mr. Dillon, 56, died Aug. 17, 2009, at King’s Daughters MedicalCenter in Brookhaven. He was born in Brookhaven on Feb. 23, 1953,to James Dillon Sr. and Irma Washington Dillon.

He was a former custodian at Brookhaven High School. He servedin the U.S. Army. He was a member of Bethel AME Church inBrookhaven.

Preceding him in death were his parents; his sisters, SherryJohnson and Lisa Benjamin; and a step-granddaughter, ChakaSimmons.

Survivors are his wife, Leatrice Simmons Dillon, of Brookhaven;his stepsons, Ronald Simmons, of Huntsville, Ala., and RandySimmons, of Brookhaven; his sisters, Gwen Dillon, Jackie Dillon,both of Brookhaven, Vicki McGee, of Chicago, Ill., Marsha Dillon,Nikki Benjamin, Camero Newton and Debra Calcote, all ofBrookhaven.