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Obituaries for Feb. 14, 2006

Carl L. Poe

Carl L. Poe, age 66, of Selma passed away February 13, 2006 at his home.

Funeral services will be Wednesday, February 15, 2006, 1:00 p.m. in the Chapel of Selma Funeral Home with Daniel Martin officiating and Selma Funeral Home directing.

Interment will be in Pineview Memory Gardens.

Visitation will be Tuesday, February 14, 2006, 6-8:00 p.m. at Selma Funeral Home.

He is survived by his wife, Viva L. Poe; three sons, David (Karen) Poe, Danny (Diane) Poe and Larry (Katie) Poe; two step-sons, Stanley (Yonsoon) Barnette and Alan (Wanda) Barnette; one daughter, Teresa Poe; two step-daughters, Gwen (Wayne) Jones and Janet (Ricky) R. Allday; three brothers Ricky Poe, John Manson Poe and Larry Poe; four sisters, Janie Mae Isom, Tina McGivoney, Elaine Burnett, and Johnnie Faye Gardner; 17 grandchildren, Mandy (Eric) Snyder, Misty (Paul) Claveloux, Jessica Poe, Brandy Barnette, Jeremy Poe, Kevin Poe, Calab Poe, Alec Poe, Jason Jones, Robbie Jones, Daryl Allday, Daniel Allday, Christian Barnette, Jacob Barnette, Sean Barnette, Jase Barnette, and Matthew Brooks, 10 great-grandchildren, Skye Snyder, Karleigh Allday, Kaitlyn Allday, Natalie Poe, Christina Poe, Michael Allday, Michael Barnette, Chase Barnette, Christopher Barnette, and Nathaniel Poe.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Johnnie and Nellie Faye Poe; one sister, Betty Smith and one brother, Lewis D. Poe.

Pallbearers will be Jason Jones, Robbie Jones, Daryl Allday, Daniel Allday, Ricky Allday and Eric Snyder.

Honorary pallbearers will be Bobby Smith, Lenior Dennis, Mike Radford, John Traylor, Jeff Brown and Kenneth Gandy.

Mr. Poe loved hunting, fishing, camping and boating.

He was a great mechanic and enjoyed working on alternators, carburetors and starters.

Ethel Mae Johnson Smith

Ethel Mae Johnson Smith, 98, of Miami, Fla., died February 5, 2006 in Miami.

Services were held Saturday, February 11, 2006 with a graveside service at Sandridge Cemetery at 1:00 P.M. The Rev. Willie Johnson officiated and Walker Mortuary directed.

Earnest Sneed

Mr. Earnest Sneed, age 61, of Selma, Alabama died on Sunday, February 12, 2006 at Vaughan Regional Medical Center.

Funeral services and survivors will be announced at a later date by Miller Funeral Service.

Jack Minter

Mr. Jack Minter, age 92, of Sardis, Alabama died on Wednesday, February 8, 2006 at Warren Manor Nursing Home.

Funeral services and survivors will be announced at a later date by Miller Funeral Service.

Willie McElroy, Jr.

Mr. Willie McElroy, Jr., age 81, of Orrville, Alabama died on Saturday, February 11, 2006 at his home.

Funeral services and survivors will be announced at a later date by Miller Funeral Service.