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Obituaries September 23, 2005

Robert &8220;Bob&8221; Jackson Kennedy Jr.

Robert &8220;Bob&8221; Jackson Kennedy Jr., age 53, died Wednesday, September 21, 2005.

Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, September 24, 2005 at Church Street United Methodist Church with Rev. George Sedberry and Rev. Glenn Taylor officiating and Lawrence Brown-Service Funeral Home directing. Burial will follow at New Live Oak Cemetery.

Mr. Kennedy is survived by his mother, Jo Myrie Kennedy; son, Parker Kennedy; sisters, Theresa K. Williamson and Cindy Kennedy; nephews, Jacob (Jessica) Williamson, Jordan (Christy) Williamson, Christian (Miranda) Williamson, and Christopher Waldrop; aunts, Margaret (McGlaun) Terry, Claire Parker, Sue Crunk; and uncle, Bill (Jeanie) CoIburn.

Preceded in death by his father Robert J. Kennedy, Sr.

Family visitation will be Friday, September 23, 2005, from 5:00-7:00 p.m. at Lawrence Funeral Home.

Pallbearers will be Judge Thomas ap Roger Jones, Turner Mayo, Llew Rollins Sr., Michael McAfee, George Needham and Butch Ousley.

Honorary pallbearers will be employees of Thompson Tractor Company, Friendship Class of Church Street United Methodist Church, Agee Parrish Class of 1969, Jake Jewell and Buzz Sawyer.

Hazel Lavonia

Kirchharr Durant

Hazel Lavonia Kirchharr Durant, 67, passed away September 22, 2005 at a Camden hospital.

Services will be held Friday, September 23, 2005, at 11:00 a.m.. at Canton Bend United Methodist Church with Rev, Ron Lee officiating. Dunklin-Herndon Funeral Home directing.

Mrs. Durant was married 50 years on August 20, 2005, to her husband Travis Durant of Camden, AL. Survivors include daughter, Mary Durant (Rhett) Nicholson of Camden, Al; granddaughters, Scarlett Nicholson (David) Butts of Camden, Al, Virginia Durant Nicholson of Camden, Al; great-grandsons, Nicholas Rhett Butts of Camden, Al, Nathaniel David Butts of Camden, Al; sister, Zennie (Bill) Walker of Camden, Al; brother, Lovely (Peggy) kirchharr of St. Louis, MI.

Family will receive friends at the church from 10:00 a.m. until funeral time.

Dunklin-Herndon Funeral Home Directing.

Lucious Childs

Lucious Childs, of Detroit, Mich., formerly of Perry County, died Thursday, September 15, 2005, in Detroit, Mich.

Services will be held Saturday, September 24, 2005, at 1 p.m. at First Baptist Church in Newbern. Burial will follow in Norfleet Cemetery with Miller Funeral Home directing.

Ericka Schewonne Mungen

Ericka Schewonne Mungen, 22, of Virginia, formerly of Decatur, AL, died Monday, September 19, 2005 in Virginia.

Services will be held at 1 p.m. Monday, September 26, 2005, at Bridge Builders Apostolic Church.

Burial will follow in Calvary Memorial Gardens in Decatur, AL, with Miller Funeral Home directing.

Survivors include her parent, Nicole Gill.

Estelle (Stellean) Brown

Estelle (Stellean) Brown, 72, of Dallas County, died Saturday, September 17, 2005, at a local hospital.

Services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, September 24, 2005, at East Salem Baptist Church with the Rev. J. W. Brown officiating.

Burial will follow in East Salem Baptist Church Cemetery with Miller Funeral Home directing.

Survivors include eight sons, Marvin, Carl, Jerry, Nathaniel, Murray, Melvin, Andy and Markus Brown; six daughters, Jannie, Dianne, Nina, Carolyn. Mary, and Jacqueline; two brothers, Arthleus Jr. and Samuel; 10 sisters, Rosie Pearl, Lizzie, Ophelia, Minnie, Brenda, Linda, Etta, Ruthie, Mamie and Ruby; 32 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; two sons-in-law; one daughter-in-law; one brother-in-law; one sister-in-law; and a host of nieces and nephews.

Active pallbearers are grandchildren and nephews.

John Thomas Jr.

John Thomas Jr., 60, of Tyler, Alabama, died Monday, September 19, 2005, at his home.

Services will be held at 5 p.m. Friday, September 23, 2005, at the Chapel of Miller Funeral Home with the Rev. Gregory C. Williams officiating.

Burial will follow in Thomas & Hayes Cemetery in Chase City, Va.

Survivors include his wife, Mary Thomas; mother, Angie Thomas; three sons, Reginald Jiles of Indianapolis, Ind., Rayvonne Thomas of Spokecane, Wash., and Roderick Thomas of Selma; three daughters, Angela Charles of Harrisburgh, Pa., Angie Thomas and Antionette Thomas of Selma; one brother, Frederick Thomas; one sister, Mary Parker; 12 grandchildren; one son-in-law; one daughter-in-law; and a host of nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his father, John Thomas Sr.

Magalene Cornelius

Magalene Cornelius,

98, a resident of

Minter, AL, died Thursday, September 14, 2005.

Funeral Services will be held Saturday, September 24, 2005, at 1:00 p.m. at Hayneville Church of

Christ with

Bro. John H. Peterson officiating.

Burial will follow in Mt. Willing Cemetery with Bell Funeral Home directing.

Vera Coker

Vera Coker, 72, a resident of Riviera Beach, FL, former resident of Hayneville, AL died Tuesday, September 13, 2005.

Funeral Services will be held Saturday, September 24, 2005, at 1:00 p.m. at

Little Union Christian Church with Elder Dale Braxton officiating.

Burial will follow in Hayneville Cemetery with Bell Funeral Home directing.

Thomas Bennett, Jr.

Thomas Bennett, Jr., 68, a resident of Hayneville, AL, died Monday, September 19, 2005.

Funeral Services will be held Saturday, September 24, 2005, at 12:00 p.m. at Bell Funeral Home Chapel with

Rev. Thomas L. Bennett officiating.

Burial will follow in Unity Baptist Cemetery with Bell Funeral Home directing.

Ryella Winn-Bullock

Ryella &8220;Nell&8221; Winn-Bullock, 54, Boligee, AL, died September 20, 2005, at a Tuscaloosa hospital.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, September 24, 2005, at 2:30 p.m. at Little Zion Baptit Church, Boligee, with the Rev. Willie Carter, the Rev. Willis Gulley officiating.

Burial will follow in Free Hope Cemetery, Boligee.

The body will lie in state at the church beginning at 1:30 p.m.

Larkin & Scott Funeral Directors of Demopolis, Alabama entrusted with arrangements.

Annie Lauderdale-Collins

Annie Lauderdale-Collins, 57, of Demopolis, Alabama, passed September 16, 2005, at a Demopolis hospital.

Funeral Services will be held Saturday, September 24, 2005 at 12:00 Noon at the Old Green Oak Baptist Church, Forkland, Alabama. Rev. Wendell Charleston, pastor. Rev. John Kennard, Eulogist. Interment will follow in Memorial Gardens Cemetery, Demopolis, Alabama.

The remains will repose at the church on Saturday beginning at 11:00 A.M.

Larkin & Scott Funeral Directors of Demopolis, Alabama entrusted with arrangements.

Arthur Lawrence

Arthur Lawrence , 66,

a resident of

Tyler, AL, died

Thursday, September 14, 2005.

Funeral Services will be held Saturday, September 24, 2005, at 2:00 p.m. at Shiloh Baptist Church with

Pastor Lionel Davis

officiating.

Burial will follow in Shiloh Baptist Church Cemetery with Bell Funeral Home directing.

Sally Ann Harris

Sally Ann Harris, 51, of Plantersville, died Wednesday, September 21, 2005, at her home.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, September 24, 2005, at Pleasant Valley Baptist Church with the Rev. McDavis officiating.

Burial will follow in Little Zion Cemetery with Miller Funeral Home directing.

Survivors include one son, Jerry Harris; one daughter, Natasha Headen; three brothers, Marvin Harris Jr., William Harris and Michael Harris; five sisters, Patricia Tagger, Willie Mae Harris, Bernice Harris, Susie Harris and Charlene Harris; three grandchildren; one daughter-in-law; one brother-in-law; two sisters-in-law; and fiance, Earnest Johnson.

Callie Wilkerson

Callie Wilkerson, of Beloit, died Thursday, September 22, 2005.

Funeral arrangements will be announced later by Miller Funeral Home.