Obituary for October 18, 2007

Published 12:00 am Wednesday, October 17, 2007

Ira Dell Pettway

Ira Dell Pettway, age 74, of Selma, died Monday Oct. 15, 2007, at Vaughan Regional Medical Center.

Funeral services will be Saturday Oct. 20, 2007, at 12 noon, at Greater St. Paul Baptist Church in Selma.

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The Rev. E.J. Marshall, Sr. will officiate.

Final arrangements entrusted to Lewis Brothers Funeral Home.

She was married to Jesse C. Pettway Jr. who preceded her in death.

Also preceding her in death was one son, Jeffery; three brothers:

Ernest, Timothy, and James Mauldin; and three sisters:

Addie Lee Killebrew, Maggie Dell Pettway, and Caroline Anderson.

Precious memories will linger in the hearts of her seven sons:

Charles (Geraldine), Willie James (Jannie), Jackie (Marcella), Jessie Rickey, Patrick (Patricia), Ronald (Alma), and Keithin (Linda); two daughters:

Doris James and Vickie Bolden; four sisters:

Julie Mauldin, Lydia (George) Stratigus, Mary Mauldin, and Willie Dean Mauldin, all of New York; 25 grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren; five sisters-in-law; special sisters-in-law:

Elizabeth (Robert) Childers and Bessie Lee King; seven brothers-in-law; goddaughter, Joanne Sharpe; and many other nieces, nephews and friends.