Obituaries for Monday, March 24

Published 12:00 am Sunday, March 23, 2008

Dorothy Lee Skinner Hollingshead

Dorothy Lee Skinner Hollingshead, age 78, passed away Saturday, March 22, 2008 at a local Selma hospital.

Graveside services are scheduled for 4:00 PM, Monday, March 24, 2008 in the Church Cemetery at Casey Church of Christ with Rev. Timothy Richburg officiating and Selma Funeral Home Directing.

Email newsletter signup

Dorothy (Dot) Lee Skinner Hollingshead was born Aug 30, 1929 in Selma Alabama. Dot was the second of four children born to the late Earle Ray Skinner and Zora Mae Bender Skinner. Dot attended Casey School and was one of four students to graduate from Carlowville High School in 1948. Dot was a lifelong and faithful member of Casey Church of Christ. She was known by her friends and family as a quiet and peaceful lady, as well as a loving and dedicated mother and homemaker.

On September 9, 1950, Dot married the late Will Otis Hollingshead of Braggs, Alabama. This marriage was blessed with five children.

Dot was preceded in death by one son Herman Wayne Hollingshead of Selma and her sister Erlene (JC) Tucker of Greensboro.

She is survived by four children: Ronnie (Carol) Hollingshead, Glenn (Martha) Hollingshead, Gail (Doug) Buster, and Dianne Barkley, her two brothers: Bo (Polly) Skinner and Ray (Carol Ann) Skinner, ten grandchildren: Dee Blackmon, Tuesday Hicks, Veronica Hollingshead, Heather Stevens, Heath Hollingshead, Heidi Hollingshead, Blake Buster, Brent Buster, Lee Boaz, Helen Barkley, and 4 great-grandchildren, and many nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Pallbearers will be Michael Hicks, David Blackmon, Heath Hollingshead, Nick Stevens, Blake Buster, Brent Buster, Gabe Kelly, Mike Skinner and Kirk Skinner.

In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorial contributions be made to Casey Cemetery Association, P.O. Box 390, Tyler, AL 36785.

Please visit: to send online condolences.

William Wilkerson

William Wilkerson, 59. pf Selma, died, Saturday, March 22, 2008, in New Orleans.

Funeral arrangements will be announced at a later date by Miller Funeral Service Inc.