James Benjamin 'JB' Bethea

James Benjamin “JB” Bethea, 70, died Sunday, March 24, 2019 in Atmore, Ala.

Mr. Bethea was a native of Knoxville, Tenn. who had resided in Atmore for most of his life. Of the Baptist faith, he was a trucker and racing fan.

The funeral was held at 2 p.m., Thursday, March 28, at Petty-Eastside Chapel Funeral Home with Bro. Randall Short officiating. Burial followed at Canoe Methodist Cemetery with Petty-Eastside Chapel Funeral Home directing.

Mr. Bethea is survived by his fiance, Melanie Adams of Atmore; two sons, James (Wendy) Bethea of Rockwell, N.C. and Jason Hicks of Mobile; two daughters, T...