Mr. George Shelton

Published 12:00 am Tuesday, November 27, 2007

Mr. George Shelton, 57, died Nov. 27, 2007, in Selma, Ala.

Funeral arrangements will be announced at a later date.

Final arrangements entrusted to Walker Mortuary.

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Ms. Marie J. Kemp

To everything there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven: A time to be born, and a time to die.

Ms. Marie J. Kemp was born May 30, 1919, to the late Scott Jemison and Annie Meyers Johnson. She departed this life Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2007, at Park Place Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.

She accepted Christ at an early age and joined the Mt. Ararat Baptist Church under the leadership of the late Rev. Andrew Fisher.


was a dedicated member for more than 65 years. She was a member of the Deacon Board, chairman of the Program Committee, chairman of the Annual Fellowship Tea, Kitchen Committee, Hospitality Committee, and she served as Secretary of Matrons until her health failed.

Ms. Kemp attended East End Elementary, and Clark

Elementary Schools.

She was employed by Craig Airforce Base, and retired from the Cleveland Table Company.

She married the late Willie Johnson, and to this union, six children were born.

She later remarried W.N. Kemp, who preceded her in death.

Ms. Kemp was also preceded in death by her son, Charles E. Johnson, and son-in-law, Frank King.

Ms. Kemp lived a life of love, dedication, and commitment to her family, friends, and community.

She was also an unsung hero of the Civil Rights Movement.

The memories of her life will be cherished by her three beloved daughters, Willie M. Bradley, and Ann C. King, both of Selma, and Juanita (Preston Holloway Jr.) of Boston, Mass.; two sons, Jesse Johnson of Zepherhills, Fla., and Roy (Johnnie Mae) Johnson of Boston, Mass.; one aunt, Fannie M. Myles of Birmingham, Ala.; one stepdaughter, Willie

Mae Deyampert of Cincinnati, Ohio; three devoted grandsons, Michael Johnson of Slidell, La., Robert (Linda) Crum of Selma, Ala., and Darrell (Vera) McNeil of Birmingham, Ala.; a devoted nephew, James (Rosetta) Hall of Selma; two devoted nieces, Lola Moore, and Cassie (Donald Richardson), both of Selma, six godsons, Joseph Jones, James Lester Shannon, Roosevelt Dudley, Herman King, and Collins Barley, all of Selma, and Larry King of Denver, Colo.; 34 grandchildren, 54 great-grandchildren, two great great-grandchildren; and a host of relatives and friends.

Final arrangements entrusted to Miller Funeral Services.

Mr. Charles Allen

Dubose Jr.

Mr. Charles Allen Dubose Jr., 34, passed away, Nov. 22, 2007, in Selma, Ala.

The funeral service will be held at 11 a.m., Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2007, at Ward Chapel A.M.E. Church on Philpot Ave. with Lewis Brothers Funeral Home directing.

Ms. Annie H. Williams

Ms. Annie H. Williams, 96, of Selma, died Saturday, Nov. 24, 2007, at Vaughan Regional Medical Center.

Services will be held at 11 a.m., Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2007, at Trinity Lutheran Church, with the Rev. Steven Washington officiating.

Burial will follow at Fairlawn Memorial Gardens, directed by Miller Funeral Service.

Survivors include one son, Posey Williams Jr. (George Ellen); two daughters, Alethea W. Boone, and Dorothy Starks; two brothers, Matthew Hill (Bettie), Edward Hill (Maggie); one sister, Sadie H. Jackson (Leon); nine grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.