Obituaries for March 9

Published 12:00 am Tuesday, March 9, 2004

Thomas Eugene Yarbrough

Thomas Eugene Yarbrough, 79, of Selma, Friday, March 5, 2004, at his home.

Graveside services were held at 2 p.m. Sunday, March 7, at Pineview Memory Gardens with Dr. Kenny Hatcher officiating and Lawrence Funeral Home directing.

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Survivors include his wife, Winifred G. Yarbrough of Selma; sons, Ronald E. (Carolyn K.) Yarbrough of Selma, James D. (Zoe Ann) Yarbrough of Waldorf, Md., and Thomas D. Yarbrough; grandchildren, Edward Bryant Yarbrough and Stewart Morgan Yarbrough both of Selma, Thomas Edward Yarbrough and Christopher James Yarbrough both of Waldorf, Md.; sisters, Barbara Y. Carder of Selma and Leona Y. Anderson of Jacksonville, Fla.; cousins, Monell Yarbrough of Birmingham and Milan Yarbrough of Trussville; nephews, Tim Carder of Chattanooga, Tenn., Wayne Anderson and Ray Anderson both Jacksonville, Fla.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials be made to the American Cancer Society.

Mr. Yarbrough was a member of the VFW.

Charles Bagley Sr.

Charles Bagley Sr., 77, of Selma, died Tuesday, March 2, 2004.

Services are at 12 noon Wednesday, March 10, at Brown Chapel AME Church, with Lewis Funeral Home directing.

Survivors include his wife, Annie Maul Bagley; four children, Charles Bagley Jr., Gloria B. Lane, Roslyn B. Dembo and Joseph E. Bagley; seven grandchildren, Sharisse Bagley, Nichelle Bagley, Charles H. Bagley III, Lisa Bagley, Jeannie Bagley, Patrick Dembo and Justin Bagley; three great-grandchildren, Malik Hunter, De’Montre Bagley, and Jaden Bagley.

Sam Matthews

Sam Matthews, 64, of Mobile, formerly of Gallion, died Monday, March 1, 2004 in Mobile.

Services were held at 1:30 p.m. Sunday, March 7, at Mt. Olive Baptist Church, Gallion with the Rev. Phillip White officiating. Burial followed in the church cemetery with Larkin and Scott Funeral Home directing.

Ellen O. Smith

Ellen O. Smith, 95, of Marion, died Wednesday, March 3, 2004 at a Tuscaloosa hospital.

Services were held at 2 p.m. Monday, March 8, at Friendship Baptist Church with the Rev. Roderick Cashron officiating. Burial followed in the Simpson Chapel Cemetery with Lee & Rollins Funeral Home directing.

Mary Alice Haugen

Mary Alice Haugen, 51, of Selma, died Friday, March 5, 2004, at her home.

Graveside services were held at 3 p.m. Saturday, March 6, at New Live Oak Cemetery with Dr. Jerry Henry officiating and Lawrence Funeral Home directing.

Survivors include her husband, Earl &8220;Scooter&8221; Haugen of Selma; son, Eric (Amy Hamm) Haugen of Selma; daughter, Amy (Jimmy) Stucky of Auburn; father, L.A. &8220;Ham&8221; (Novie) Lowrey of Selma; step-father, William Goode Hudson of Selma; mother-in-law, Mary Lipham of Selma; aunt, Nellie Kate (Sol) Tepper Jr. of Selma; uncles, Mylette (Janet) Cottingham of Selma and Rev. Barnes (Becky) Cottingham of Laurel, Miss.; granddaughters, Loiwrey Stucky and Mary Carolyn Haugen.

Mrs. Haugen was preceded in death by her mother, Betty Cottingham Hudson and a son, Drew Haugen.

Special thanks to Cahaba Hospice, Elkdale Baptist Church and numerous friends.

Lovelace Chandler

Lovelace Chandler, 65, formerly of Marion, died Monday, March 1, 2004, in Florida.

Graveside services were held on Monday, March 8, with the Rev. C. Dwight Woods officiating and Lee & Rollins Funeral Home directing.

Johnny T. Lucky

Johnny T. Lucky, 72, of Marion, died Friday, March 5, 2004 at a Marion nursing home.

Funeral arrangements will be announced later by Lee & Rollins Funeral Home.

Charles Morris Graham

Charles Morris Graham, 75, of Selma, died Friday, March 5, 2004.

Graveside services were held at 2 p.m. Saturday, March 6, in Pineview Memory Gardens Cemetery with Lawrence Funeral Home directing.

Stanley Grier Bonner

Stanley Grier Bonner, 67, of Rosebud (Wilcox County) died March 7, 2004, at his home.

Services are 2 p.m. Tuesday, March 9, at Camden Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church with Pastor Henry Lewis Smith officiating. Burial with Masonic rites will follow at Bethel ARP Church, Oak Hill. Members of the Alabama National Guard will serve as a flag detail folding a flag that has been flown over the US Capitol.

Family visitations will be one hour prior to services at the church.

Survivors include his wife, June Lewis Bonner of Rosebud; two daughters Susan Bonner McLain of Birmingham, Carol Bonner Liddell and son-in-law Van Liddell of Camden; four grandchildren, Matthew Bonner McLain of Birmingham, Megan Elisabeth McLain of Childersburg, Jennifer Lynn Liddell and Laura Grier Liddell of Camden; one sister, Patricia Bonner Burton and brother-in-law Allen Burton of Washington, Ga.

Active pallbearers are Haas Strother, Curtis Mitchell, Max Bagget, Will Liddell, Billy Malone, Ralph Martin, Lloyd Phillips and Harris Riggs.

Memorial may be made to Palmer Home For Children, P.O. Box 746, Columbus, MS, 39703-9983.

Mr. Bonner was born March 2, 1937 to the late Moffatt Grier Bonner and the late Laura Marie Dale Bonner, both of Camden. He attended the public schools of Wilcox County and graduated in 1955, Subsequently, he attended Marion Military Institute, Troy State Teacher’s College and Auburn University.

He was a long time member of the Alabama Army National Guard, having enlisted in 1955. In 1959 he graduated from Alabama Military Academy and received his Federal commission in 1960 as a Second Lieutenant. He served in ordnance and engineer assignments in the Guard and from 1960 to 1981 was a full-time technician with the Guard in Camden. In 1981 he transferred from the National Guard to the US Army Reserve and was promoted to Lieutenant Colonel. He retired from military service in 1997. His military education included the Ordnance Officer Basic Course, the Engineer Officer Advanced Course, and the US Army Command and General Staff College.