Obituaries for October 24

Published 12:00 am Thursday, October 24, 2002

Fannie M. Brock

Fannie M. Brock, 75, of Demopolis, died Thursday, Oct. 17, 2002 at a Birmingham hospital.

Services are at 12 noon, Thursday, Oct. 24, at St. Paul M.B. Church in Demopolis, with the Rev. Charlie Moore and the Rev. John Kennard officiating. Burial will follow in Memorial Gardens of Demopolis with Larkin and Scott Funeral Home of Demopolis directing.

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The body will lie in state at the church on Thursday, beginning at 11 a.m.

Margaret Sue Felts

Margaret Sue Felts, 43, of Mobile, died Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2002 at a Mobile hospital.

Graveside services are at 2 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 24, at Society Hill Cemetery with her brother, Bro. Edward Louis Felts Jr. of the South Bay congregation of the Jehovah Witnesses of Mobile officiating and Dunklin-Herndon Funeral Home directing.

Survivors include a son, Griffin Reed Felts of Mobile; her mother, Mary G. Ashley of Camden; step-father, Russell t. Ashley Sr. of Camden; sisters, Judith Felts Ray and Robin Felts Dalhaus both of Mobile; brothers, Edward Louis Felts Jr. (Scottie) of Mobile, Samuel Preston Felts of Excel and Russell Thomas Ashley Jr. (Angie) of Eastview, Ky.; and a number of nieces and nephews.

Edward Lee Self

Edward Lee Self, 83, of Sardis, died Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2002 at his home.

Services are at 11 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 24, at the Chapel of Lawrence Funeral Home with the Rev. Norman Williams officiating. Burial will follow in New Live Oak Cemetery with Lawrence Funeral Home directing.

Survivors include his wife, Marjorie Ruth Parrish Self; two sons, Edward Parrish Self and Thomas Lee Self; three grandchildren, Elizabeth Nicole Self, Megan Lee Self and Jordan Alexandria Self.

Active pallbearers are J.D. Willis, Bill Godwin, A.T. Vaughn, Wallace Skinner, Bob Wright and David McLean.

Melvin Washington

Melvin Washington of Selma, died Saturday, Oct. 19, 2002 at a local hospital.

Services are at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 26, at Providence M.B. Church, Kings Bend Rd., with the Rev. Terrance Gaines officiating. Burial will follow in Pineview Memory Gardens Cemetery with Lewis Brothers Funeral Home directing.

Survivors include a loving wife, Doris Washington; one son Derrick Washington of Selma; four daughters, Ericka (Jermaine) Aaron of New Orleans, La., Melody, Natalie and Ashley Washington of Selma; one godson, Donado’ Peoples of Selma; two granddaughters, Shandricqua Motley and Essie Brown of Selma; one god-daughter, Khadijah Peoples of Selma; a loving father, Willie Washington and a step-father, Wonme Miree Sr. of Selma; eight sisters, Dorothy Morrison, Irene (Michael) Dean, Deloris (Johnny) Reese, Irma Miree, Barbara (Chester) Norris, Ressie Miree, Gwendolyn (Ken) Little of Detroit Mich., Lillie Mae Daniels of Selma; four brothers, Wonnie Miree Jr. of Detroit, Michigan, Shine (Dorene) Miree, Timmy (Patricia) Miree and Issac Miree of Selma; six aunts, Margaret (Donald) Hall of Detroit Mich., Roberta Green of Cleveland, Ohio, Estelle Ellis of Selma, Deloris Green of Mobile, Marry Ella Green of Pensacola, Fla.; one uncle, Robin (Ella) Washington of Selma; mother-in-law, Willie Mae Tate-Moore, of Marvin; four sisters-in-law, Alice (Donald) Raye of Butler, Dorene Miree of Selma, Bobbie (Larry) McClinton of Dayton, Ohio and Debra (Donald) Walkins, of Detroit, Mich.; five brothers-in law, Henri Tate of Seattle, Wash., Wayne (Gloria), Emanuel and Reginald Tate and Melvin Tate of Morvin; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Kayla Aaron.

Family visitation will be from 6-7 p.m. on Friday at the funeral home.

Mr. Washington, was born August 26, 1949 in Dallas County, to the late Georgia Mae Green Washington-Miree and Willie Washington. He confessed Christ at an early age and joined the Providence Missionary Baptist Church on Kings bend Road, Selma. He was a faithful member and served as a steward.