Obituaries for Tuesday, Sept. 14, 2004

Published 12:00 am Tuesday, September 14, 2004

Sylvester Reese

Sylvester Reese, 62, of Marietta, Ga., died Monday, September 7, 2004, at a healthcare facility.

Services are at 1 p.m. Wednesday, September 15, at Shiloh Baptist Church, Selma, with the Rev. Joshua Davis officiating. Burial will follow in Pineview Memorial Gardens Cemetery with Lewis Brothers Funeral Home directing.

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Survivors include his wife, Yvonne Hollman-Reese; mother, Callie Reese; mother-in-law, Ada L. Hollman; three sons, Brandon, Bryan and Chris; four brothers, James, Pete, Bobby and Alphonso; six sisters, Melanie Johnson, Arnsey McBride, Betty Reese, Thelma Reese, Mattie Jones and Geraldine Porter;11 brothers-in-law; 12 sisters-in-law; and a host of nieces, nephews and cousins.

Active pallbearers are Andrew Callens, David Guthridge, Dempsey Porter, Marvin Hollman and Reggie Moore.

Honorary pallbearers are James, Pete, Alphonso, and Bobby Reese, Douglas Hollman and Michael Hollman.

Mr. Roscoe was a graduate of R.B. Hudson High School and a veteran of the United Army. He was employed with Lockhead Air Craft in Los Angeles, Calif., for several years. After relocating to Marietta, Ga., he was employed with the Atlanta Journal Constitution.

Ernest Greene

Ernest Greene, 85, of Selma, died Friday, September 10. 2004, in Selma.

Funeral arrangements will be announced later by Walker Mortuary.

George Walker

George Walker, 64, of Selma, died Friday, September 10, 2004, at his home.

Funeral arrangements will be announced later by Lewis Brothers Funeral Home.

Florence Dixon

Florence Dixon, of Selma, died Sunday, September 12, 2004, in Birmingham.

Funeral arrangements will be announced later by Walker Mortuary.

Syble H. Simon

Syble H. Simon, 79, of Montgomery, died Saturday, Sept. 11, 2004.

Services are at 11 a.m. Friday, September 17, at the Chapel of Leak Memory Chapel with the Rev. Lester Spencer officiating. Burial will follow in Greenwood Cemetery with Leak Memory Chapel directing.

Survivors include one son, James M. Simon Jr. of Great Falls, Va.; one daughter, Nancy S. Snider (Charles) of Montgomery; one sister, Jean Clark (John) of Selma; one brother, Tom W. Harmon (Suzanne) of Dayton; Ohio; one grandchild, James W. Simon (Misty) of Leesburg, Va.; five great-grandchildren, Haley Halcrow, Alexander Simon, Robby Brantley, Davis Snider and Devan Snider.

She was preceded in death by her husband, James M. Simon Sr.

Honorary pallbearers are First Alabama Bank retirees, The Hazel Collins Sunday School Class, Genesis to Revelation Sunday School Class, McDowell Lee, The Senate Journal Room and other Senate staff, The Magnolia Ladies Golf Association; Kay Miller, Betty Hudson and Turid LeGrand.

Family visitation will be from 5-7 p.m. on Thursday at the funeral home.

Mrs. Simon was retired from First Alabama Bank. Since her retirement she had worked with the legislature in the Senate Journal Room.

She was a lifetime member of St. James United Methodist Church.

Trent Lamon Tucker

Trent Lamon Tucker, 2, of Marion, died Saturday, September 11, 2004, in Guntersville.

Graveside services are at 11 a.m. Thursday, September 16, at Pine Crest Memorial Gardens with the Rev. John Fender officiating and Kirk Funeral Homes Marion Chapel directing.

Survivors include his mother, Emily L. Keller of Marion and step-father, Carl Keller; paternal grandparents, Herb and Geralyn Tucker of Marion; great-grandmothers, Lillian S. Tucker of Marion and Flora Northcutt of Greensboro; aunt, Terri Tucker and uncle, Ben Tucker who loved him with all their heart; and a host of other relatives and friends who will miss his sweet smiling face and loving ways.

He was preceded in death by his father, Herbert Marvin Tucker III “Trey”.

Family visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. on Wednesday, at Kirk Funeral Homes Marion Chapel.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Trent Tucker Memorial Play Ground at Marion Academy, 2002 Prier Drive, Marion, AL 36756.