Obituaries November 11, 2005

Published 12:00 am Thursday, November 10, 2005

Courtney Danielle

Thrasher

Courtney Danielle Thrasher, age 3, of Selma, passed away November 8, 2005 in a Birmingham hospital.

Funeral services will be Saturday, November 12, 2005, 11:00 a.m. at Selma Funeral Home with Rev. Tommy Fancher officiating and Selma Funeral Home directing.

Interment will be in Mt. Pleasant Presbyterian Church Cemetery. Visitation will be Friday, November 11, 2005, 6-8:00 p.m. at Selma Funeral Home.

She is survived by her parents, Daniel and Kim Thrasher; grandparents, Brenda and Willis Scurlock and Lillie Goodman; one brother, Patrick Thrasher; one sister, Brittnie Quigley; great grandparents, Jimmy and Ann Goodman and Buford Campbell, Sr. and aunts and uncle, Christy Anderson, James Thrasher, Marie Thrasher, and Sherry Thrasher.

Pallbearers will be Calvin Edwards, James Thrasher, Rodney Dempsey and Roger Campbell.

Theodore Mitchell

Deacon Theodore Mitchell, 74, departed this life on Sunday, November 6, 2005.

Homecoming service will be held at 12:00 noon, Saturday, November 12, 2005 at Greater New Hope Baptist Church, 4955 Hwy 80 East. Rev. Johnnie Blunt will be officiating the service. Burial will follow at New Sister Spring Baptist Church Cemetery.

The body will lie in state at the church from 11a.m. to 12p.m.

Lewis Brothers Funeral Home Directing.

Lou Wilks

Mr. Lou Wilks of Demopolis, Alabama passed Sunday, November 6, 2005 at Bryan Whitfield Hospital.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, November 12, 2005 at 12:00 noon at the Christian Chapel Baptist Church, Demopolis,

Alabama. Rev. Fred Moore is the pastor. Rev. W.R. Twilley will officiate.

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.

Johnny Acoff

Johnny Acoff of Selma, Alabama, died November 9, 2005 at UAB Hospital.

Services will be announced at a later date by Miller Funeral Home.

Anthony Sanders

Anthony Sanders of Orrville, Al., died November 9, 2005.

Service will be announced at a later date by Miller Funeral Home.

Rosa Webster

Rosa Webster, 95, Resident of Birmingham, AL, died November 5, 2005.

Funeral Services will be held Saturday, November 12, 2005

at

1:00 p.m. at the

Big Union Christian Church, with Pastor Tim Silmon officiating. Burial in Big Union Church with Bell Funeral Home Directing, Hayneville, Al.

Walter Marie Hayes

Walter Marie Hayes, 83, Resident of Hayneville, AL, died November 6, 2005.

Funeral Services will be held Saturday, November 12, 2005

at 11:00 a.m. at the

Mt. Olive A.M.E. Zion Church, with

Elder E. Washington officiating. Burial in Mt. Olive Church with Bell Funeral Home Directing.

John McGhee

John McGhee, 66, Resident of Montgomery, AL, died November 1, 2005.

Funeral Services will be held Saturday, November 12, 2005 at 12:00 noon at the White Lilly Church. Burial in White Lilly Church with Bell Funeral Home Directing.

Ella Nickels Murray

The late Ella Nickels Murray was born on December 8, 1929 in Dallas County, Alabama.

She departed this life on Wednesday, November 2, 2005 after a lengthy illness.

Those left to cherish, her memory, Children, Rebecca (Alfred) Thomas, Selma, AL Freddie Nickels, Vanceburg, NC, Herman Nickels, Lacey, WA, George Murray, Neuburn, NC, Sisters, Daisy Love, Rebecca Davis, Mobile, AL, Evelyn Ray, Selma, AL, Mary B. Poole, Akron, OH., Brothers, Reuben Nickels, Mobile, AL, Willie (Nellie) Nickels, Alta Dena, CA, David Nickels, Sugarland, TX., Joena than (Janice) Nickels, Newport News, VA., Wash Ray, Herman Ray, Jimmie Ray, Moses (Pamela) Ray, Akron, OH., Brother-In-Law, George Harville, Selma, AL, Aunt, Rebecca Charles, Akron, OH, Uncle, Richmond Charles Akron OH., Fourteen Grandchildren (1) Favorite, Violet Irvin, Eight Great Grandchildren, A host of Nieces, Nephews relatives and friends. Directed by Miller’s Funeral Home.

Mary Rose Smith

Mary Rose Smith of Marion died October 3, 2005 in the Vaughn Regional Medical Center, Selma, Al.

Funeral services are scheduled for Saturday, November 12, 2005 at the Marion Baptist Church with Rev. Clifford Coleman officiating the service. Burial will follow in Marion City Cemetery. Directed by Lee-Rollins Funeral Home.

Lucille Cutts

Lucille Cutts, 78, of Brent died October 14 in Bibb County Nursing Home.

Funeral services were held Saturday, October 22 at the AME Zion Church Rev. John West, Pastor and Elder Charles Wilson officiating the service. Burial followed in Cooper Cemetery. Directed by Lee-Rollins Funeral Home.

Louise Cecilia McGhee Sanders

Louise Cecilia McGhee Sanders born on December 29, 1914 in Marion, Alabama to her parents, Venola Lewis McGhee and Robert McGhee entered the presence of the lord on October 1, 2005.

Services were held on October 7, 2005 at Berean Baptist Church officiating the service was Rev. Noman Sanders Jr.

Directed by Lee-Rollins Funeral Home.

Susie Prewitt

Susie Prewitt, 82, of Brent died September 16, 2005.

Funeral arrangements were held September 16, 2005 from Mt. Ebell Baptist Church in Brent. Rev. James Dumas officiated the service. Burial followed in the Cooper

Cemetery in Centreville, Al.

Directed by Lee-Rollins Funeral Home.

Major W. Ward

Major W. Ward, 59, of RR 1 Box 248 Marion, Al., died November 6, 2005.

Funeral services will be Saturday, November 12 at 12 noon at the Oak Grove United Methodist Church in Marion, Al., with Rev. E. Davis officiating the service. Burial will follow at the Norfleet Cemetery in Marion, Al.

Directed by Lee-Rollins Funeral Home.

Johnnie M. Strozier

Johnnie M. Strozier, 56, of 99 South Scottville Road in Brent, Al., died October 30.

Funeral services were held November 5, 2005 at the New Mt. Pilgram Baptist Church with Rev. Jimmy Martin, Pastor and Rev. Tracy Sanders officiating the service. Burial followed at The Cooper Cemetery in Centreville, Al.

Directed by Lee-Rollins Funeral Home.

Mildred I. Toosen

Mildred I. Toosen, 71, of Moundville, Al., died November 7, 2005 at a hospital in Tuscaloosa.

Funeral services will be scheduled for Saturday, November 12 at 1p.m. at The New Jerusalem Baptist Church with Rev. Lester Walker officiating the service. Burial will follow in the Cedar Oak Cemetery.

Directed by Lee-Rollins Funeral Home.

Clarence Melton

Clarence Melton, 82, of Route 6 Box 356 died October 28, 2005.

The funeral was held November 4 at 11 a.m. at The Perryville Baptist Church with Rev. Lionel Melton officiating the service. Burial followed in the Perryville

Cemetery.

Directed by Lee-Rollins Funeral Home.

John A. Williams, Sr.

Mr. John A. Williams, Sr., 65, of Detroit, Michigan, formerly of Demopolis, Alabama passed November 1, 2005 at Grace Sinai Medical Center,

Detroit, Michigan.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, November 12, 2005 at 1p.m. at the Oak Grove Baptist Church, Gallion, Alabama. Rev. Fred Moore will officiate. Interment will follow in the adjoining cemetery.

The remains will repose at the church on Saturday beginning at

12:00 noon.

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