Obituaries for Monday, July 3

Published 12:00 am Sunday, July 2, 2006

Rev. W.N. “Sonny”


Rev. W.N. “Sonny” Edwards, 70, of Selma died Saturday, July 1, 2006 at his home. Funeral services will be held at Pisgah Baptist Church on Monday, July 3, 2006 at 11:00 a.m. with Dr. Robert Taylor, Rev. Henry Levert, and Rev. Wesly Wilkerson officiating and Lawrence Brown-Service Funeral Home directing. Burial will follow at Pisgah Baptist Church Cemetery.

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Irene Daniels Kirk

Irene Daniels Kirk, 85, died Friday, June 30, 2006 at home. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 A.M., Monday, July 3, 2006 at Orrville Baptist Church with Rev. John McLaren and Rev. Glenn Taylor officiating. And Lawrence Brown-Service Funeral Home directing

Mrs. Kirk is survived by her husband of 67 years, Robert W. Kirk, Sr., sons Robert W. Kirk Jr. of Littleton, CO and Raymond E. (Pat) Kirk of Albany, GA, daughters Betty Fenner of Kissimee, FL and Judy (Henry) Twilley of Selma; grandchildren Lisa Haughen of Anniston, AL; Joi Clayton of Pine, CO; Chris Kirk of Atmore AL; Jennifer Kirk of Albany, GA; and Meaghan Fenner of Kissimmee, FL; five great grandchildren; and a brother, G.N. (Nick) Daniels, of Panama City, FL.

Mrs. Kirk was preceded in death by her father Nicholas Hardy Daniels, mother, Jennie Etta Sheffield,her brothers Bernard, David, Kossie, Eugene, Percy, and Robert Daniels, her sisters Edna Pritchett, Ruby Bozeman, and Loretta Turner.

Pallbearers will be Chris Kirk, Blake Kirk, David Haughen, Mark Frasier, Jesse Englett, and Jed Yeager.

Family will receive friends Sunday, July 2, 2006 from 3:00 – 5:00 PM at the funeral home.

In Lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Children’s Dept. of Orrville Baptist Church, where she was a teacher for 40 years.

Dorothy Lucille Rochester

Dorothy Lucille Rochester, 82, of Selma died Sunday, July 2, 2006 at a local hospital. Graveside services will be held at Ashland Cemetery in Ashland, AL on Wednesday, July 5, 2006 at 2 P.M. with Rev. Rod Rochester officiating and Lawrence Brown-Service Funeral Home directing.

Mrs. Rochester is survived by her son, Rev. Rod Rochester of Selma; daughter, Nandean Sanders of Selma; six grandchildren, Darrin Rochester, Rhonda Lynn Snook, Sherri Rochester Peters, Pamela Rollan, Russell Sanders, and Victor Rollan; and nine great grandchildren.

Active pallbearers will be Darrin Rochester, Russ Sanders, Victor Rollan, Rodney Johnson, Larry Poe, Bill Peters, and Lamar Rollan.

The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. on Tuesday, July 4, 2006 at Lawrence Funeral Home.

Mrs. Rochester was preceded in death by her husband, Lenzo Rochester.