Brenda Brown Gordon

Published 12:00 am Sunday, June 1, 2003

Brenda Brown Gordon, 51, of Selma, died Monday, May 26, 2003, at a local hospital.

Services were at 1 p.m. Friday, May 30, at Ellwood Community Church with the Rev. James Spicer officiating. Burial followed in Elmwood Cemetery with Lewis Brothers Funeral Home directing.

Survivors include her husband, Melvin Gordon; three sons, Lonnie L. Brown III, Michael Antwan Brown and Christopher C. Carter, all of Selma; three daughters, Latonya (Curtis) Doyle, Melinda (Michael) Peterson and Tracey Gordon of LaGrange, Ga.; one daughter-in-law, Katisha Brown of Alberta; one sister, Zenobia (William) Robertson; six granddaughters, Lontisha, Kyndre and Jasmine Brown of Alberta, Micala Peterson, Kiawanna and LaJenna Gordon of Selma; three grandsons, Delondre’ Brown of Uniontown, Michael Peterson of Selma and DeRico Gordon of LeGrange; one godson, Edward Jackson of Selma; two special nephews, Kairaba (Brigett) Tyus of Selma and James M. (ConTrisha) Tyus of Tacoma, Wash.; four cousins, Alphonso Toliver of Birmingham, Allen (Gloria) York of San Antonia, Texas, Lesia York and Pamela McWilliams Selma; a loving step-mother, Malessa Craig

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She was preceded in death by her parents, Maggie Underwood and Leon Craig, and seven brothers.

Faye A. Williams

Faye A. Williams, died May 23, 2003 in El Chjon, Calif..

Services were at 2 p.m. Saturday, May 31, at Shiloh Baptist Church in Selma. Burial followed in Elmwood Cemetery with Smith & Gaston Funeral Home of Birmingham directing.

Survivors include two sisters, Evelyn (Nathan) Bias of Atlanta, Ga., and La’Wonda Peoples of Ft. Worth, Texas; two brothers, John Willliams of Athens, Ga., and Earl Thomas of Atlanta, Ga.; one foster brother, Jose Cardon of Columbus, Ga.; grandmother, Ethel Williams of Selma; two nieces, Kristian Bias of Atlanta and Destiny Peoples of Ft. Worth; two nephews, Jordan Bias of Atlanta and Julian Peiples of Ft. Worth; 37 aunts and uncles of Selma, Tuskegee and Los Angeles; six great-aunts and uncles of Selma, Detroit and Ohio; 50 cousins in various parts of the U.S.; and a host of other relatives and friends.

Ms. Williams was born on Sept. 19, 1963 in Selma to Mr. and Mrs. Evans (Buddy) Williams, who preceded her in death. She was baptized at St. Elizabeth Catholic Church in Selma. After graduating from high school from Ala. Lutheran Academy, she attended college in Atlanta, Ga. She spent several years in Atlanta, prior to moving to San Diego, Calif. She was an accomplished poet who won numerous poetry awards for her work. She had high aspirations of writing a book of poetry to share with the world.

Attie P. Mullen-Deville

Attie P. Mullen-Deville, 58, of Atlanta, formerly of Demopolis, died Monday, May 26, 2003, at St. Joseph Hospital in Atlanta.

Services will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, June 2, at St. Leo Catholic Church in Demopolis with the Rev. Jose Maliekal officiating.

Burial will follow in Evening Star Cemetery in Gallion with Larkin & Scott Funeral Home directing.

Public viewing will be held Sunday from 1:30 p.m. until 7 p.m. at Larkin & Scott Funeral Home Chapel.