Obituaries October 14, 2005

Published 12:00 am Friday, October 14, 2005

Melissa S. Lamb

Mrs. Melissa S. Lamb, 83, of Detroit, Michigan, formerly of Coatopa, Alabama passed October 8, 2005 at Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, Michigan.

Funeral Services will be held Saturday, October 15, 2005 at 1 pm at the Dugg Hill Primitive Baptist Church, Coatopa, Alabama. Rev. John Sanders, Eulogist. Interment will follow in the adjoining cemetery.

Family hour will be held Saturday from 12:00 noon until 1:00 pm at the church.

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

Frankie Ellis Martin

Frankie Ellis Martin, 67, of Selma, Al died October 12, 2005 at Jackson Hospital.

Services are scheduled for Saturday; October 15, 2005 at 2:00 pm at the Mt. Arart Baptist Church officiated by Rev. Charles Bennett. Burial will follow in Athen’s Cemetery, Orrville, Al. Directed by Miller’s Funeral Home.

Survivors include: five sons, Grover Lee Martin Jr. (Diane Minor), TheArthur Martin (Mary Kelley), Jessie James Martin (Emma Courtland), Bernard (Daphne) Martin, Anthony Martin (Joyce Carter); four daughters, Lena Mae Martin (Edward Nelson), Fannie (Vexeey) Rolland, Frankie Mae Martin, Aitisha (Warren) Leshore; one brother, Lorenzo Ellis, 22 grandchildren, 20 great grandchildren, and a host of nieces and nephews.

Tynette Williams

Tynette Williams, 68, of Selma, Al., passed October 11, 2005 at Brookwood Medical Ct., Birmingham, Al.

Services are scheduled for October 15 at 1 pm at Queen of Peace Catholic Church officiated by Fr. Carroll Ploude. Burial will follow at Elmwood Cemetery. Directed by Lewis Brothers Funeral Homes.

Survivors include her spouse, Emmittee Williams; two sons, Emmittee Williams Jr., and Calvin Williams; one daughter, Valerie W. Perkins; one brother, Jesse (Erlene) Douglas of California; five sisters, Mary Acoff, Parilee Anderson of Selma, Frozenia (Michael) Hines of Las Vegas, Essie (Randy) Weaver, Katie (Thomas) Garland of California; eight grandchildren, three step grand-children, four brothers-in-law, five sisters-in-law, a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and other friends and family.

Jessie Herbert Scott, Sr.

Jessie Herbert Scott, Sr., 50, resident of Ft. Deposit, AL, died October 8, 2005.

Funeral Services will be held Saturday, October 15, 2005 at 12:00 p.m. at Macedonia Baptist Church with Elder James Bailey officiating. Burial in Ft.

Deposit Cemetery with Bell Funeral Home directing.

Lue Gussie Gordon

Lue Gussie Gordon, 89, Resident of Gordoneville, AL died October 9, 2005.

Funeral Services will be held Saturday, October 15, 2005 at 2:00 p.m. at the Bougahoma Baptist Church, with Rev. Earnest Green officiating. Burial in Bougahoma

Cemetery with Bell Funeral Home directing.

Henry Lee Wright

Henry Lee Wright, 46, resident of Hayneville, AL, died October 10, 2005.

Funeral Services will be held Saturday, October 15, 2005 at 1:00 p.m. at the Little Zion A.M.E. Church, with Pastor Marzett Wright officiating. Burial in Snow Cemetery with Bell Funeral Home directing.

Coley Sanford Whiting

Coley Sanford Whiting, 89, Resident of Hayneville, Al died October 6, 2005.

Funeral Services will be held Saturday, October 15, 2005 at 12:00 p.m. at the

Mt. Moriah #1 Baptist Church, with Rev. James Price officiating. Burial in Mt. Moriah #1 Cemetery with Bell Funeral Home directing.