Obituaries for November 11

Published 12:00 am Tuesday, November 11, 2003

Sylvia Sodders Willcox

Sylvia Sodders Willcox, 94, of Montgomery, died on Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2003, at her home.

No services will be held, it was her wish to donate her body to science.

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Survivors include her daughters, Sharon L. Wehr (her loving caretaker) of Montgomery and Sondra J. (Elmer) Dildy of Selma; grandchildren, Vicki (Kurt) Kilponen of Tyler, Jonni (Marvin) Tindoll, Dena L. Dildy of Niceville, Fla., Dale Beach, Dane (Sonya) Beach of Montgomery, Kyle Dildy, Dana L. (Scott) Phillips of Selma; great-grandchildren, Lane Frazer of Niceville, Fla., Trinity Beach of Montgomery, Preston Phillips and Kathryn Elizabeth Dildy of Selma.

She was preceded in death by her husband the late Gene Willcox, and two sons, Thomas Dale and Samuel Eugene Willcox Jr.

Callie May Hollinger

Callie May Hollinger, 87, of Camden, died Monday, Nov. 10, 2003, at her home.

Services are 11 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 11, at Camden United Methodist Church with the Rev. Ron Lee and the Rev. Alan McBride officiating. Burial will follow in Camden City Cemetery with Dunklin-Herndon Funeral Home directing.

Survivors include a son, Leo Bryant Hollinger Jr. (Jeannie) of Camden; daughter, Rachel Hollinger Rogers (Mark) of Hoover; grandchildren, Leo Bryant Hollinger III, Rebecca Frances Hollinger, Christopher York Rogers and Matthew Johnston Rogers.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Leo Bryant Hollinger Sr.

Active pallbearers are Fleetwood G. Hollinger III, Shannon R. Hollinger Jr., John P. Webb III, Claude Anderson, Robert F. Lane Jr. and Steven A. Wynn.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Camden United Methodist Church Building Fund, P.O. Box 157, Camden, AL 36726.

Mrs. Hollinger was a member of the Camden United Methodist church. She was born on July 12, 1916, in Guntersville, to the late Ezekiel Johnston and Clarissa Isenhower Johnston. She attended Berry College and graduate from Auburn University.

Family visitation will be 10 a.m. Tuesday, in the church fellowship hall.

Robert Eugene Reid

Robert Eugene Reid, 63, of Selma, died Monday, Nov. 10, 2003, at a local hospital.

Services are 6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 13, at First United Pentecostal Church of Selma, with Pastor Traywick and Bro. Bud Tyler officiating and Selma Funeral Home directing.

Survivors include his wife of 43 years, Birdese C. Reid of Selma; one son, Robert Lane Reid; five daughters, Lynn (Arden) Matthews of Mobile, Leah Reid of Clanton, Lorrie (Robert) Cross of Monroeville, Lanet (John) Ricketts of Selma and Rachel (Jonathan) Sebren of Selma; one brother-in-law; Virgil Clements of Marion; three sisters-in-law, Stella Wyatt of Brent, Virginia Roberts of Coyer, Ga., and Mary Jane Pereze of Freemont, Texas; and a number of nieces and nephews; 13 grandchildren, Johnathan Duke, Kalyn Duke, Robert &uot;Trey&uot; Cross III, C.J. Lassiter, Reginia Reid, Ashley Reid, Taylor Sebren, Tyler Sebren, Keri Gettchel, Sheri Gettchel, Tiffany Duke, Courtney Duke and Chastine Duke.

Mr. Reid was preceded in death by his parents, Ruth Etta and Robert Reid, and a sister, Sara McGill.

Honorary pallbearers are Jimmy Atkins, James Jones, Virgil Clements, Berkley Kynard, Thomas Harris, Robert Cross and Johnathan Duke.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggest donations be made to Montgomery Cancer Treatment Center or the American Lung Association.

Sue Reiney Hooper

Sue Reiney Hooper, 84, of Selma, died Monday, Nov. 10, 2003, in Montgomery.

Services will be announced later by Lawrence Brown-Service Funeral Home.