Obituaries for June 19, 2007By Staff Reports Published 12:00am Tuesday, June 19, 2007
Willie Flora &8220;Bill&8221; Vice Dixon, Elizabeth Toineet Cannon Schroeder, Robert &8220;Bobby&8221; Dallas Thomas Jr.
Willie Flora &8220;Bill&8221; Vice Dixon
Willie Flora &8220;Bill&8221; Vice Dixon, age 98, of Linden, died Friday, June 15, at Bryan W. Whitfield Memorial Hospital.
She was born April 1, 1909, in Sweet Water and a member of Providence Baptist Church where she taught the Forward Sunday School Class for 45 years.
Funeral services were held at Providence Baptist Church, in Gallion, on June 18 at 10 a.m. with the Rev. Paul Whitcomb officiating. Burial was at Providence Baptist Church Cemetery, in Gallion, with O&8217; Bryant Chapel Funeral Home in Linden directing.
She is survived by son, Arthur L. Dixon of Gallion, daughter, Edwena Barnes of Linden, daughter-in-law, Ethel Dixon of Riverview, Mich., grandchildren, Vicki Barnes of Linden, Lisa (Bobby) Skelton of Tuscaloosa, Dee (Glenn) Roark and Jill (Webb) Tutt of Demopolis, Kevin L. (Carol) Dixon of Linden and Margie (Paul) Ettlick of Riverview, Mich., and great-grandchildren, Lauren Roark, Brandon Roard, Cameron Brister, Callie Brister, Callie Brister, David Tutt, William Tutt, Robert Tutt, Cooper Dixon and Zachery Ettlick.
She was preceded in death by husband, Leo Dixon, son, Leslie R. Dixon, parents, Columbus I. Vice and Lula Glass Vice, brother, Joel Vice, and sister, Marguerite Ballard.
Active Pallbearers were Kevin Dixon, Brandon Roark, Glenn Roark, Camero Brister, Webb Tutt and Bobby Skelton
Honorary Pallbears were members of the Progressive Sunday School Class at Providence Baptist Church
Elizabeth Toineet Cannon Schroeder
Elizabeth Toineet Cannon Schroeder, age 93, of Linden, died on Thursday, June 14, at Marengo Nursing Home in Linden.
She was born May 16, 1914, in Hugo. She was an employee of the Linden Manufacturing Company for many years and a homemaker. She was a member of Bethlehem Baptist Church in Linden.
Funeral services were held at Bethlem Baptist Church, in Linden, on Sunday, June 17, at 2 p.m. with the Rev. Daniel Gandy and the Rev. Brooks Barkley officiating. Burial was at the Old Octagon Cemetery, in Linden, with Bryant Chapel Funeral Home directing.
He was preceded in death by,
parents, Tony Columbus and Mary Elizabeth Cannon, husband, Ernest Franklin Schroeder, son, James Arthur Schroeder, brothers, Charles Cannon Sr., Jimmy George Cannon and Taylor Harrell Cannon Sr., sisters, Clara Mae Taylor and Betty Lou Cannon.
She is survived by daughter, Ernestene (Ben) Ballard of Linden, sons, Larry Wayne (Mary) Schroeder, Franklin Wade Schroeder, Danny Gene (JoAnn) Schroeder, Sammy Dean Schroeder, all of Linden, and Bernard Gaines (Shirley) Schroeder of Thomasville, grandchildren, Rhonda Lee (Gordon) Stevens of Mobile, Rachel Carol Schroeder of Tuscaloosa, Leta Lavon (Richard) Alling and Christopher Scott (Sara) Schroeder of Pensacola, Fla., Scott Gaines Schroeder and Brad Steven Schroeder of Thomasville, great grandchildren, Chassidy Candrice Alling, Cody Dustin Alling, Scott Ryan Eva Schroeder, Justin Stephen Schroeder, Jessica Lynn Schroeder, Hunter Ashley Schroeder, all of Pensacola, Fla., Brett Gaines Schroeder of Thomasville, great-great grandchildren, Katrina Schroeder and Trenton Schroeder of Pensacola, Fla., sisters, Sadie Rhee Davidson and Merle Wingate of Linden, Dorothy Ward of Mt. Vernon, Mary Alice (Jasper) Daniels of Mobile, Inez Kimbrough of Daphne, and brother, Tony Earl (Gwen) Cannon Sr. of Linden.
Active Pallbearers were Brent Taylor, Kenneth Cannon, Terry Taylor, Dan McManus, Royce Schroeder and Gene Sammons
Honorary Pallbearers were the staff of Marengo Nursing Home.
Robert &8220;Bobby&8221; Dallas Thomas Jr.
Robert &8220;Bobby&8221; Dallas Thomas Jr., age 50, a retired automotive mechanic of Sweet Water, passed away Saturday, June 16, at his home.
He was born July 5, 1956, in Birmingham.
Funeral services were held at Geneva Presbyterian Church on Monday, June 18, at 2 p.m. with the Rev. Scott Armstrong officiating. Burial was at Geneva Presbyterian Church Cemetery, in Sweet Water, with
O&8217; Bryant Chapel Funeral Home in Linden directing.
He is survived by aunt and foster mother, Helen Barr Breckenridge of Sweet Water, daughters, Robin Thomas and Helen Renee Thomas of Demopolis, sister, Joyce Oltman of Atlanta, Ga., nieces, Jennifer Obert of Atlanta, Ga., Jill Barton of Boston, Mass., uncle, Ralph Barr, friends, Billy Glass, Johnny Ray, Russ Walters, Donna Glass and a host of cousin and friends.
Active Pallbearers were Billy Glass, Johnny Ray, Julian Anderson, Jeff Tucker, Gene Tolbert and Russ Walters
Honorary Pallbears were Michael Williams Jr., Dennis Barkley, Charles A. Tucker, Phillip Reddick, Jimmy Reddick, the Automotive Mechanic Department at Georgia Pacific Paper and Herman Huckabee.