Obituaries for Nov. 15, 2006

Published 12:00 am Wednesday, November 15, 2006

Dorothy Johnson Moseley

Dorothy Johnson Moseley, age 82, of Selma passed away Tuesday, November 14, 2006 at a local nursing home.

Funeral services will be 10:00 a.m., Friday November 17, 2006 at First Baptist Church with Rev. Lee Tate and Dr. Jack Lovelace officiating and Lawrence Brown-Service Funeral Home directing. Burial will follow at New Live Oak Cemetery.

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Mrs. Moseley is the daughter of Walter Keener Johnson and Grace Leith Rayfield Johnson of Greensboro.

She is a graduate of the University of Montevallo. She taught school in Greensboro for several years before becoming an active member of the Selma community and First Baptist Church.

She is survived by her husband, Samuel Olliphant Moseley, Jr., son, Robert Samuel (Ann) Moseley of Pleasant Hill, AL., daughters, Lyn Moseley (Ted) Hubbard of Jonesboro, Ark., Janet Lowery Moseley of Greenville, SC, Jean Moseley (Joe) Massey of Selma, and Margaret Moseley (Bobby) Hudson of Selma. She is also survived by her grandchildren, Margaret Blair Hubbard of Fairfax, Va., Meg Hubbard (Andrew) Williamson and Matthew Bain Hubbard of Jonesboro, Ark., Paris Massey Friday of Maplesville, Grace Keener Massey of Birmingham, Shelby Leith Utsey and Lauren Cobb Utsey of Selma, and Sam (Allison) Moseley of Panacea, Fla, and great-grandchildren Silas and Elijah Moseley of Panacea, Fla.

Pallbearers will be Wayne May, James Hines, Harold Speir, Ralph Derryberry, Park Chittom, Sr., and Bob Moseley. Honorary pallbearers are Robert Johnson, Dr. Caldwell DeBardeleben, Dr. Kent Taylor, First Baptist Church WMU, and The Tuesday Morning Bridge Club.

As an alternative to flowers, memorial donations may be made to First Baptist Church Home and Foreign Missions.

Willie Smith

Willie Smith, age 70, resident of Selma, died November 10, 2006 at his residence.

Funeral services are scheduled for Saturday, November 18, 2006 at 1 p.m. at St. Paul Community Church with Pastor Joseph Coleman Jr. officiating. Burial will follow in Ellwood Cemetery. Directed by Miller Funeral Service.

Mr. Smith is survived by one sister, Fannie Reese; one sister-in-law; nine nieces; six nephews; and a host of great-nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers will be family and friends.