Obituaries for Friday, March 14, 2008

Published 12:00 am Thursday, March 13, 2008

John Rayborn &8220;Pete&8221; Fancher

John Rayborn &8220;Pete&8221; Fancher, age 69, a resident of Selma, AL, passed away March 12, 2008.

Surviving are his wife, Janice; son, Jonathan (Amy) Fancher; daughters, Renee (Johnny) Duncan and Kammie Lynn Fancher; brother, Carlos Brooks, Jr.; sister, Jean McCain and grandchildren, Chris Duncan, Brandy Duncan, Logan Harris, Sierra Fancher, Devin Fan-cher and Andrea Fancher.

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Graveside services will be Saturday, March 15, 2008 at 10:00 a.m. at Plantersville Christian Church Cemetery with Rev. Tommy Fancher officiating and Selma Funeral Home directing.

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Mrs. Mildred V. George

Mrs. Mildred V. George, 59, of Selma, Alabama died march 8, 2008 at Vaughan Regional Hospital.

Funeral services are scheduled for Sat., March 15, 2008 at 1:00 P.M. at First Baptist Church, Selma, AL.

Officiated by Rev. R.L.


Burial will be in New Morning Star, Marion Jct., AL; directed by Miller Funeral Service.

Survivors include spouse, Archie George; 3 sons, Alfred (Cindy) Beal, Alvin (Yolanda) Beal and Bryant Beal; 2 daughters Rosalyn

Beal, Sharmanita (Stephon) Walker; 7 brothers, Charlie Johnson, Samuel (Gary) Moten, Jason (Rosie) Moten, James (Darlene) Moten, Lloyd Moten, Glenn (Patricia) Moten, Vernon (Joyce) Moten; 9 sisters, Jessie M. Early, Minnie (Fred) Johnson, Emma Green, Ethel Thomas. Beulah Wilson, Mary (Thomas) Edward, Sherry (Mack) Sellers, Melvia (Kenneth) Harrell, Cassandra Carter; 16 grandchildren; 2 sisters-in-law, Mary (Jerry) Johnson, Lucille Cole; 1 brother-in-law Johnny Cole, 2 special friends, Mary J. Mims and Darlene Mitchell

Mr. Marvin (Stone) Huff

Mr. Marvin (Stone) Huff, 83, of

Sprott, AL, died March 8, 2008 at Perry Co.

Nursing Home.

Funeral services are scheduled for Sat., March 15, 2008 at 1:00 at Old Oak Grove.

Officiated by Rev. O.C.

Doloynes and Pastor Jesse Brown.

Burial will be in the church cemetery and directed by Miller Funeral Service.

Survivors include 4 brothers Vester Lewis Huff, Jeremiah Huff, Cecil (Delois) Huff and Fred Robinson; 5 sisters, Pillipene (Donald) Woods, Essie Martin, Lois Melton, Glorious (Oneal) Cleveland, and Margaret Short; a host of nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers will be nephews and friends.

Mr. Jimmy Brown

The funeral of Mr. Jimmy Brown was held on Wednesday, March 12, 2008 at Oak Grove United

Methodist Church, Newberry, AL. with the Pastor Rev. Esmer L. Davis officiating.

Burial followed in the Brown

cemetery under the direction of

Lee & Rollins Funeral Home.

Charles Moseley

Charles Moseley, 34, born October 22, 1973 in Selma, Alabama, the 2nd child to Preston and Sylvia S.

Moseley died March 7, 2008 in Birmingham.

Funeral services will be at 12 noon, Saturday, March 15, 2008 at Shiloh Baptist Church with the Reverend

Joshua Davis officiating. burial under the direction of Walker Mortuary.

Charles confessed Christ at an early age and joined Shiloh Baptist Church under the pastorage of Reverend R. L. Flowers.

He was educated as a child at Trinty Lutheran School and Valley Grande Elementary and he graduated from Selma High School in 1992. He attended Southern University (Baton Rouge, Lousiana), UAH (Huntsville, Alabama) and Jacksonville State University (Jacksonville, Alabama), where his course of study was Business.

He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Hezekiah and Virginia Moseley, and Willie and Augusta Rembert.

He leaves to cherish memories, devoted parents, Preston and Sylvia Moseley; one brother, Preston Bernard Moseley Jr., two nieces, Katoria Jemison and Shania Hall; twelve aunts and seven uncles.

Charles also leaves many memories to several cousins, and a host of devoted family and friends.

Arthur Lee Peterson, Sr

Arthur Lee Peterson, Sr, a resident of White Hall, AL, died on March 5, 2008.

Funeral Services will be held Saturday, March 15, 2008 at 11:00 A.M. at Unity Baptist Church, White Hall, AL.

Pastsor Albert Whiting officiating.

Interment will be held in Unity Baptist Churchyard Cemetery, White Hall, AL with Bell Funeral Home directing.

He leaves to celebrate his legacy and life: a devoted wife – Pauline Reeves Peterson, son – Earnest (Mary) Peterson, White Hall, AL; daughters – Dorothy (Charles) Bethea, Summerfield, NC; Ar-thurene (Albert) White, Montgomery, AL; Alma (Tony) Fuller, LaGrange, GA; Catha Peterson, White Hall, AL; Barbara Carlton, Birmingham, AL; Teresa (Carl) Evans, Huntsville, AL; Alfreda (Jesse) West, III, Birmingham, AL; and Ronda (Richard) Murray, LaGrange, GA; daughter-in-law – Audrey Peterson, White Hall, AL; sister – Leala Walker, Tallahassee, FL; brothers – Leotha Peterson, Jr., Andrew Peterson of White Hall, AL; aunt – Ida Nunn, Anniston, AL; sisters-in-law – Sara McCree, Ilean (Roosevelt) Tarrance, Catherine (Eddie) Williams, Willie Nell Peterson, and Lucy Vaughner; brothers-in-law – Hugh Reeves, Winston (Helen) Reeves, and Elmore Reeves; 14 grandchildren including one honorary daughter – Nakesha Peter-son, 7 great-grandchildren and a host of other relatives and acquaintances.

Charles Tabb

Charles Tabb, 59, of 423 Young St., died March 9, 2008 at Vaughan Regional Medical Center.

Funeral services are scheduled for March 15, 20008 at 11 A.M. at New Vernon C.P. Church. Officiated by Rev. W. R. Twilley.

Burial will be in New Vernon Cemetery and di-rected by Lewis Brothers Funeral Home, Inc.

Brother Charles Otis Tabb was born November 7, 1948 to the late Annie Lee Tabb and Spencer Tabb in Browns, Alabama.

He later moved to Boston, Massa-chusetts where he resided for 29 years.

He was employed at Children&8217;s Hospital then New England Medical Center.

Until his health began to fail him.

He then moved back to Selma, Alabama where he lived until his saviour called him home.

On the 27th day of August in the year of 1977, he united in holy matrimony with Omega Blakely and to this union, they were blessed with one son, Jeffrey Tabb.

Brother Tabb leaves to cherish his precious memories:

wife, Omega Tabb; son, Jeffrey (Angela) Tabb of Boston, Massachusetts; three grandchildren, Charles Tabb, Jeffrey Tabb, Jeniya Tabb; five step-grand-children; one great-grandchild; seven brothers, Spencer Tabb of Oakland, California, Calvin Tabb, Elbert (Barbara) Tabb of Selma, Alabama, Willie (Doris) Tabb of Hampton, Georgia, Ernest (Lillie) Tabb, Edward (Pauline) Tabb of Boston, Massachusetts, Theopolis (Venita) Tabb of Jacksonville Florida; three sisters, Annie (Willie) Coleman of Selma, Alabama, Wilma (Willie) Weems, Angela (Chelon) Lewis of Tampa, Florida; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends; a special niece, Ms Cassandra Powell. He was preceded in death by his mother, Mrs. Annie Lee Tabb; fa-ther, Mr. Spencer Tabb; aunt, Pearline Smith; and two uncles, Mr.

James Pettway and William Henry Pettway.

Ruth E. Thomas

Ruth E. Thomas, 70 of Selma, AL died march 10, 2008 in Dallas County.

Funeral services are scheduled for Sat. March 15, 2008 at 1:00 P.M. at Gospel Tabernacle COGIC.

Officiated by Elder John Grayson.

Burial will be in Elmwood Cemetery and directed by Miller Funeral Service.

Survivors include spouse Mr.

pearl O. Thomas, Parents, Armstead and Sally King (deceased), 3 sons, William King, Charlie Lewis and Winston Lewis; 5 daughters, Anita Mitchell, Jennifer McNeal, Teresa Harbor, Linda Davis and Fannie Rollins; 2 brothers Timothy King and John King; 5 sisters, Annie Mae Henderson, Savannah Oliver, Mary Scot, Dorothy Lee King, Jessie Lee Hale; 16 grandchildren, 18 great grandchildren, 2 sons-in-law, 2 daughters-in-law, 3 brothers-in-law, 4 sisters-in-law and a host of nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers will be family and friends.

Clyde Shelley Butler Sr.

Clyde Butler, age 90, died Tuesday, March 11, 2008. Graveside services will be Thursday, March 13, 2008 at 2:00 PM with Dr. Jerry Henry officiating and Lawrence Brown-Service Funeral Home directing.

Mr. Butler was a Army Air Corps WWII veteran, a salesman for Sears for over 35 years, and he was an avid golfer.

He is survived by his grandson, Keith Butler (Sabrina) of Hoover, his daughter-in-law, Carol Henry, and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Louise Rinehart Butler and son Clyde Shelley Butler Jr.

Ella M. Heard Cook

The funeral of Mrs. Ella M. Heard Cook is scheduled for 12 noon, Sat-urday, March 15, 2008 at Mt. Gillard Baptist Church with the Rev.

James Heard officiating.

Burial will follow in the Mt. Gillard cemetery under the direction of

Lee & Rollins Funeral Home.