2006-12-07 / Obituaries

AREA OBITUARIES

Brasell

Ellis Norman Brasell, 87, of Thomasville died Nov. 28, 2006 at Springhill Memorial Hospital.

He was born July 8, 1919 in Sunny South. He was a member of Thomasville United Methodist Church. He was a United States Army veteran of World War II. He was a former nursery operator.

Survivors include his wife, Louise G. Brasell, Thomasville; two sons, Jimmy Brasell, Potomac Falls, Va., Phillip Brasell, Thomasville; one daughter, Michelle Cofield, Thomasville; one sister, Theda Moss, Thomasville; three grandchildren; three great-grandchildren.

The service was Dec. 1 at 11 a.m. at the Thomasville United Methodist Church with Rev. Philip Craddock officiating. Burial was in the Choctaw Corner Cemetery in Thomasville. O'Bryant Chapel Funeral Home of Thomasville directed.

Active pallbearers were Dale Robertson, Pallas LesVanSchaick, Donald Pugh, Chris Beverly, Norman Loper and Jon Michael Cofield.

Honorary pallbearers were John Collins, Charlie Bethea, Gilmer Beverly, Frank Myers, Ed Ford, Marcus Champion, Clarence Newton, Robert Dement and Terry Caldwell.

Denson

T.C. Denson, 72, of Thomasville died Nov. 26, 2006 at his residence.

He was born Oct. 11, 1934 in Sunflower County, Miss. He was a retired diesel mechanic.

Survivors include his wife, Helen Eloise Denson, Thomasville; three sons, Tommy Denson, Eight Mile, Charles Denson, Thomasville, Jerry Denson, Chilton; two daughters, Doris Dement, Mary Mitchell, both of Thomasville; one brother, Vernon L. Denson, Wedowee; 12 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren.

The service was Nov. 29 at 11 a.m. at the chapel of O'Bryant Chapel Funeral Home with Rev. James "Skeeter" Parnell officiating. Burial was in the Choctaw Corner Cemetery in Thomasville.

Active pallbearers were Donnie Williams, Barry Denson, Dale Fant, Kevin Denson, Gaylen Denson and Bobby Smith.

Moseley

Corene P. Moseley, 92, of Chilton died Nov. 26, 2006 at a family home in Saraland.

She was born March 18, 1914 in Tallahatta Springs. She was a member of Chilton Baptist Church. She was retired from Brookley Field in Mobile.

Survivors include one sister, Edna P. Matthews Small, Saraland; two nephews, Bobby J. Matthews, Ed Matthews, both of Saraland.

The service was Nov. 30 at 10 a.m. at the chapel of O'Bryant Chapel Funeral Home with Rev. Bealie Harrison officiating. Burial was in the Oak Grove Baptist Church Cemetery near Coffeeville.

Active pallbearers were Leon Harrison, Billy Harrison, Jerry Hale, M.L. Roberts, Don Stephens and James Pugh.

Alternate Pallbearer was Herman Stephens.

Schultz

Bernice Alma Roberts Schultz, 77, of Jackson died Dec. 2, 2006 at a local health care facility.

She was born Aug. 7, 1929. She was a native of Coffeeville. She was a member of Stave Creek Baptist Church. She was a member of the Jackson Rescue Squad. She had worked as a seamstress for Vanity Fair for 40 years.

Survivors include one son, Thomas Schultz, Jackson; one brother, Richard Roberts, Grove Hill; two sisters, Martha Martin, Biloxi, Miss., Sadie Anderson, Jackson; four grandchildren; one great-grandchild.

The service was Dec. 4 at 3 p.m. at Stave Creek Baptist Church in Jackson. Burial was in the Stave Creek Baptist Church Cemetery. Lathan Funeral Home of Jackson directed.

Leggett

Cleveland Leggett, 71, of Walker Springs died Dec. 3, 2006 at his residence.

He was born Dec. 22, 1934 to the parentage of Ernest Leggett and Leola Jones Leggett. At an early age he was baptized at St. Luke Baptist Church in Walker Springs. He was a retired logger.

Survivors include his wife, Janie B. Leggett, Walker Springs; two sons, Eddie R. Leggett, Walker Springs, Willie Lewis Leggett, Grove Hill; four daughters, Sammie Robinson, Grove Hill, Ledora (William) King, Whatley, LaSonya Leggett, Walker Springs, Debra (Jerry) Nettles, Carlton; one sister, Rosa Washington, Austin, Texas; one brother, Curlee (Shirley) Leggett, Pittsburgh, Pa.; six grandchildren; four great-grandchildren.

The service will be Saturday, Dec. 9 at 2 p.m. at the chapel of Andrews Funeral Home, 800 Depot Road in Jackson. Viewing will be one hour prior to the service. Burial will be in the Hotel Hill Cemetery in Walker Springs.

Other Obituaries

Patton

Mamie Lee "Nannie" Patton, 80, of Walker Springs died Dec. 3, 2006 at Springhill Memorial Hospital in Mobile.

She was born Dec. 2, 1926 to the parentage of James Milton Holley and Aro McLeod Holley. She was a member of St. Luke Baptist Church of Walker Springs where she was a choir member. She was retired as a domestic.

Survivors include one son, Charles Edward Williams, Jackson; one daughter, Gloria Jean (Eddie) Johnson, Jackson; five grandchildren; nine greatgrandchildren.

The service will be Saturday, Dec. 9 at 11 a.m. at the St. Luke Baptist Church in Walker Springs with Rev. Bobby White as the eulogist. Viewing will be Friday, Dec. 8 at the chapel of Andrews Funeral Home from 2 until 4 p.m. A second viewing will be held Saturday at the church one hour prior to the service. Burial will be in the Hotel Hill Cemetery in Walker Springs.

Johnson

Scott Johnson, 79, of Thomasville died Nov. 25, 2006 at his residence.

He was a member of the Messiah Lutheran Church. He was retired from McMillian Bloedel Corporation.

Survivors include four sons, Joseph (Thelma) Johnson, Alonzo (Rita) Johnson, Vincent Johnson, Ricky (Cathy) Johnson; four daughters, Willow Singleton, Evra (Genne) Johnson, Synthia (Frankie) Wright, Sandra Johnson; one brother, Morris Johnson; two sisters, Emma (James) Nobles, Helen (Leroy) Jones; 26 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren.

The service was Dec. 2 at 1 p.m. at Givenland C.M.E. Church in Bashi with Rev. Corey Pruitt officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery. Thomasville Memorial Funeral Home directed.

Mott

Tollie Edward "Sam" Mott, 78, of Wetumpka died Nov. 29, 2006 at his residence after a brief illness.

He was born April 25, 1928. He was born in Clarke County to the late Andrew Jackson Mott Jr. and Carrie Lily Brown Mott. He was a member of the Energizers. He received a 40-year pin representing his employment with the Alabama Power Company.

Survivors include his wife of 58 years, Audrice Juanita Mott; two daughters, Sherry Jane (Randy) Martin, Montgomery, Edwina Kay (Daniel) Gubin, Coosada; four grandchildren; three great-grandchildren.

The service was Dec. 2 at 2 p.m. at the First Baptist Church in Wetumpka. Burial was at the New Live Oak Cemetery in Selma on Dec. 3 at 2 p.m. with Dr. James Troglen officiating at both services. Ellison Funeral Home of Wetumpka directed.

Active pallbearers were Chris Martin, Anna Martin, Ben McGinty, Roger Glenn Truett, Jon Marc Roberts and Kenneth Mott.

Honorary pallbearers were J.E. Morris Sunday School Class and Harlace Kirby.

In lieu of flowers the family requests contributions be made to WLBF Christian Radio, P.O. Box 210789, Montgomery, AL 36121. An online guest book is available at www.ellisonfuneralhome. com.

Stacey

Steen McCrory Stacey, 82, of Monroeville died Dec. 4, 2006 at Monroe County Hospital.

She was born Aug. 27, 1924. She was a member of Central Church of Christ in Ollie. She had worked for Vanity Fair as a seamstress for 25 years.

Survivors include one son, Thurman "Kim" Stacey Sr., Jackson; two daughters, Vickie S. Lee, Mexia, Judy S. Booker, Frisco City; four sisters, Mary Ezelle, Birmingham, Modine Hawkins, Goose Creek, S.C., Wiltie Watson, Beatrice, Polly Robbins, Cantonment, Fla.; nine grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Thurman Aubrey Stacey; her son, Wayne Stacey; her brothers, Lucian McCrory and Silas McCrory; and a sister, Buell Davison.

The service Dec. 6 at 2 p.m. at the Monroe Chapel Funeral Home with Revs. John Ross and Michael Ikner officiating. Burial was in the Excel Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association, P.O. Box 672648, Marietta, Ga., 30006 or the Monroe Health Foundation Cancer Treatment Center, P.O. Box 886, Monroeville, AL 36461.

Squires

Max Rayford Squires, 74, of Saraland died Dec. 1, 2006 at a local hospital.

He was born July 23, 1932. He grew up in Fulton. He was a member of the Saraland Lions club. He was a former district governor of Lions International.

Survivors include his wife, Mary Beth Squires, Saraland; a son, Chuck Squires; a brother, Donald Squires; a sister, Mary Jean Parnell and two grandchildren.

The service was Dec. 4 at 10 a.m. at the chapel of Radney Funeral Home of Saraland. Burial was in the Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens.

Memorials may be made to the Saraland United Methodist Church.

Huff

Helen White Huff, 55, of Thomasville died Nov. 29, 2006 at her residence.

She was a member of the Thomasville Church of God in Christ. She was a homemaker.

Survivors include her husband, James Huff Sr., Los Angeles, Calif.; four children, Terrie Geter, Lisa Finklea, Toyanna Huff, James Huff, Mobile; three brothers, David White, Lawton, Okla., Alexander White, Arthur White, both of Thomasville; two sisters, Gloria J. White, Thomasville, Mattie Gillard, Whatley; nine grandchildren; one great-grandchild.

The service was Dec. 6 at 1 p.m. at Thomasville Church of God in Christ. Burial was in the Thomasville Church of God in Christ Cemetery.

Thomasille Memorial Funeral Home directed.

CARD OF THANKS

Evelyn G. Kidd

9-11-1943-11-29-2001

Our home is not the same dear heart

since you were called away.

Grief and sorrow always since that sad day

but the hearts loved you.

Our grief we pray to heal you in heaven some day. Miss you, Henrietta Gamble

Children, Kenney Kidd,

Sandra K. Kidd, Frank G.

Kidd, and Randy Kidd Husband, H. Thomas Kidd

Grandchilren and Great-grandchildren

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