Mr. Alvin D. Murray

Published 7:12 pm Thursday, December 22, 2011

Mr. Alvin D. Murray, 47, resident of Orrville, passed away December 16, 2011 in Orrville. Services will be held Saturday, December 24, 2011, 1:00 p.m. at Christian Light Church officiated by Rev. Alex Tenner.  Burial will follow in Israelite M.B. Church directed by Miller Funeral Service of Selma.

He was preceded in death by parents, Mr. and Mrs. Arthur and Thelma Murray; daughter, Heather Johnson.

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Survivors include spouse Janette Murray; five sons, Cedrick Jones, Alvin Murray, Arthur Murray, Malcolm Jones of Orrville, AL., Alvin Winters of Atlanta; daughters, TaTyanna Wilson of Atlanta, Miracle Bell of Orrville, AL.; six brothers, Lorenzo, Oxford, Willie, Lenzy, Roger, and  Jurden; ten sisters, Martha, Delois, Thelma, Shirley, Angelia, Carolyn, Fannie, Authurine, Vera, and Idelia; one grandchild, nine brothers-in-laws, twelve sisters-in-laws, a host of nieces and nephews; one aunt, Ella Mae Hargrove; two uncles, Eugene and Eddie Jones.

Rev. Rufus L. Tolbert, Sr.

Rev. Rufus L. Tolbert, Sr., 73, resident of Selma, passed away December 18, 2011 at Vaughan Regional Medical Center. Services will be held December 24, 2011, 1:00 p.m. at New Center Baptist Church officiated by Thorton Stewart. Burial will follow in Fairlawn Cemetery directed by Lewis Brothers Funeral Home.

Douglas Haig Huey

Douglas Haig Huey of Sprott died Dec. 21 at Southland Nursing Home in Marion. Services will be held Friday, Dec. 23 at 2 p.m. at Ephesus Baptist Church with Henry Levert officiating and Kirk Funeral Homes Marion Chapel directing. The family will receive friends at the church from 1 to 1:45 p.m.

Eugene B. Ellis

Eugene B. Ellis, 56, a resident of Selma, died Dec. 17. Funeral services are scheduled for Dec. 24 at noon at Fresh Anointing, 2927 Citizens Parkway in Selma, officiated by Pastor Steven Washington. Burial will take place at Pineview Cemetery with Walker Mortuary directing. Ellis is survived by his wife Sabrina Ellis, parent Estell Ellis, two sons, one stepson, two daughters, three brothers, two sisters, four grandchildren, one brother-in-law, two sisters-in-law, a host of nieces, cousins and friends.