Obituaries for December 16

Published 12:00 am Tuesday, December 16, 2003

Bernice Vick Middle-brooks, of Selma, died Saturday, Dec. 13, 2003, at her home.

Services are at 11 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 20, at the Chapel of Selma Funeral Home with Father Mark Vincent and the Rev. Bob Ryan officiating. Burial will follow in Pineview Cemetery with Selma Funeral Home directing.

Survivors include four daughters, Phyllis Middlebrooks of Selma, Brenda (Stephen) Curran of Omaha, Neb., Terri (Murray) Austin of Selma and Arlene Hornfeck of Huntsville; one brother, Aubrey Vick of Greenville; three sisters, Beatrice Jackson of Troy, Addie Brightwell Greenville and Thelma Meredith of Troy; five grandchildren, Kimberly Curran, Patrick Curran, Thomas Austin, Amy Austin and Brooke Hornfeck. Special friend and extended family, Andrew Hornfeck.

The family would like to extend a special thank you to Dr. Sam Saliba and Wiregrass Hospice.

Family visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. on Thursday.

The family will accept flowers, but donations to the American Cancer Society or Wiregrass Hospice in Mrs. Middlebrooks’ honor are welcomed.

Vera Lois Stevens Colburn

Vera Lois Stevens Colburn, 81, of Marion, died Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2003, at a Hale County hospital.

Services were held at 2 p.m. Friday, Dec. 12, at Salem Church with the Rev. Arthur Merchant and the Rev. Brian Consley officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery with Kirk Funeral Homes of Marion directing.

Survivors include a son, John Fuller Ingram of Marion, stepsons, Ray Ingram of Duncanville, Bruce Colburn, Benny Colburn, Ricky Colburn all of Centreville; two daughters, Sylvia Kinard Adams of Centreville and Cheryl Ingram Averette of Greensboro; two step-daughters, Diane Ingram Grimes of Coker and Janet Colburn of Centreville; four grandchildren; several step-grandchildren and several step great-grandchildren.

Active pallbearers are William Hill, Jimmy Colburn, Ren Kinard, Kevin Averette, Arthur Thomas, James Fisher, Odis Stevens and Mark Averette.