Obituaries for Dec. 28, 2006

Published 12:00 am Thursday, December 28, 2006

Marion Avertte

Marion Avertte, age 101, of Marion, AL died on December 25, 2006 in Alabaster, AL. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, December

28, 2006 at 2:00 pm at Spring Hill Baptist Church. The body will lie in state at the church starting at 12:00 pm.

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Columbus Brooks

Columbus Brooks, 64, of Burnsville passed December 26, 2006 at his home. Final arrangements will be announced at a later date by J.H. Williams & Sons Funeral Home.

Beverley Hill Furniss

Beverley Hill Furniss, age 91, of Spanish Fort, formerly of Selma died Thursday December 21, 2006. Graveside services will be held Thursday December 28, 2006 at 1:00 P.M. at Old Live Oak Cemetery with Rev Polk Van Zandt officiating and Lawrence Brown-Service Funeral Home directing. Memorial gifts, if desired, may be made to St. Pauls Episcopal Church or to charity of choice.

Elizabeth B. Hobby

Elizabeth B. Hobby, 78, of Selma passed December 23, 2006 at a local hospital. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, December 30, 2006 from Mt. Zion PB Church with Elder Bryan Starks officiating. Burial will follow in Fairlawn Memory Garden with J.H. Williams & Sons Funeral Home directing.

Survivors include: A spouse, Robert Hobby; a son, Michael Hobby; four daughters, Minister Ruby Stevenson, Mrs. Thomasene Sanders, Mrs. Shelia Jackson and Ms. Selene Phillips; three brothers, Elmore Billingsley, Luke Jackson and Tommie Maye; one sister, Carolyn Fulford; eight grandchildren; twelve great grandchildren; two sons-in-laws; two sisters-in-laws and a host of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.