Obits for January 1, 2003 issue

Published 12:00 am Monday, January 6, 2003

Johnnie Hubbert Jr.


Deacon Johnnie Hubbert Jr., 83, of Forkland, died Saturday, December 14, 2002, at his redience.

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Services were held Saturday, December 21, 2002, at the Mt. Zoar Baptist Church in Boligee with Rev. William Branch officiating.

Burial was held in the Bethlehem Cemetary in Boligee under the direction of Larkin and Scott Funeral Directors.

He is survived by his loving and devoted wife, Mrs. Ennis Hubbert of Stone Mountain, Ga.; his children, Bradley (Trish) Hubbert of Stone Mountain, Johnny Hubbert III of Newnan, Ga., James (Jerry) Hubbert of Long Beach, Ca., Fred (Virginia) Hubbert of Hogansville, Ga., Frank Hubbert of Atlanta, Ga., Roy (Debbie) Hubbert of Jackson, Miss., Loreta (Harold) Kemp of Gallion and Aaron (Ernestine) Smith of Eutaw; two sisters, Mrs. Fannie Walton of Eutaw and Mrs. Patsy Gray of Bessemer; 36 grandchildren; 41 great-grandchildren; two sisters-in-law, Mrs. Mary Hubbert of Forkland and Mrs. Voncile Hubbert of Bessemer; a devoted and caring friend, Mrs. Annagusta Jones of Forkland; a devoted niece, Magaline (Ishiah) Walker of Forkland; a devoted nephew, Isom Lewis of Forkland; and a host of other nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Girlena B. Kemp


Mrs. Girlena B. Kemp, 77, of Demopolis, died Monday, December 23, 2002, at the residence of her daughter, Louise K. Oden.

Services were held Saturday, December 28, 2002,at the New Morning Star Baptist Church in Demopolis with Rev. E.C. Clemmons officiating.

Burial was held in the Mt. Cannan Cemetery in Gallion under the direction of Larkin and Scott Funeral Directors.

She is survived by two loving and devoted daughters, Louise K. Oden and Viola Jones of Demopolis; four sons, Jimmie (Lynette) Kemp of Panama City, Fla., Charles (Pearlie) Kemp of Mobile, Robert (Debra) Kemp of Mobile, and John (Lena) Kemp of Demopolis; an adopted son, Joshua Cabil of Gallion; 21 grandchildren; 35 great-grandchildren; one foster daughter, Latonia Williams; one son she reared, Kenneth Baldwin of San Antonio, Tx.; two sisters, Mattie Owens and Henrietta (Edward Sr.) Ward of Demopolis; two devoted grandchildren, Debra Rowser and Angela Jones of Demopolis; five special friends, Catherine Jackson, Cornelia Henry, Carrie J. Kemp, Verstine Kemp and Cheryl Bratter; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.