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August 12, 2004

Robert W. Brown

Demopolis

Mr. Robert W. Brown, 39, of Demopolis died July 27, 2004 at Baptist Princeton Medical Center in Birmingham. Funeral services were Saturday, Aug. 7, 2004 at 1 p.m. at Saint’s Tabernacle Church of God In Christ in Demopolis. Elder Frank Stiff officiated. Burial followed in Memorial Cemetery in Demopolis. Larkin&Scott Funeral Directors of Demopolis were entrusted with arrangements. Survivors include four children, Georgiann Teacher of Uniontown, Tony Turner and Dornelius Turner, both of Forkland and Robert Washington of Demopolis; three sisters, Rosa (Roosevelt) Hall, Amy (J.T.) Eason and Elnora (Roy) Lewis, all of Demopolis; two brothers, Andrew (Brenda) Jackson and Henry (Nekecha) Grayer, both of Demopolis; two aunts, Mattie Lewis and Mamie Mullen, both of Demopolis; two uncles, Frank Davis and Eddie (Billie) Davis, both of Demopolis; and a host of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

Willie Dell Purse

Cleveland, Ohio

Mrs. Willie Dell Purse, 82, of Cleveland, Ohio, a former native of Demopolis, died July 31, 2004 in Cleveland, Ohio. Funeral services were held Saturday, Aug. 7, 2004 at 2 p.m. at Greater New Hope Baptist Church in Demopolis. The Rev. Alex Reese officiated. Burial followed in Memorial Cemetery in Demopolis. Larkin&Scott Funeral Directors of Demopolis were entrusted with arrangements. Survivors include three children, Mary (Rev. Alex) Reese, Phillip (Brenda) Purse and Ivan (Felecia) Purse, all of Cleveland, Ohio; three sisters, Mary Sams, Hattie Hinton and Inez Branch of Demopolis; 14 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and a host of relatives ad friends.

Lucinda Lawson-Carter

Demopolis

Mrs. Lucinda Lawson-Carter, 95, of Demopolis died July 25, 2004 at Bryan Whitfield Hospital. Memorial services were Saturday, Aug. 7, 2004 at 4 p.m. at Limestone Cemetery in Gallion. Brother Lewis Morris presided. Larkin&Scott Funeral Directors of Demopolis were entrusted with arrangements. Survivors include two nieces, Carrie Tubbs and Rosie Daniels of Demopolis; a devoted great niece, Emma (Joe) Morris of Demopolis; and a host of other relatives and friends.

Bertha Oates

Demopolis

Mrs. Bertha Oates, 77, of Demopolis died Aug. 7, 2004 at DCH Regional Medical Center in Tuscaloosa. Funeral services will be Saturday, Aug. 14, 2004 at 1 p.m. at the Morning Star Baptist Church in Demopolis. The Rev. James Dunn will officiate. Burial will follow in Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Demopolis. The body will be at the church Saturday one hour prior to the service. Eastern Star Hour will be Friday at 6 p.m. at the funeral home. Larkin&Scott Funeral Directors of Demopolis were entrusted with arrangements.

James Barney Hubbard

Atmore

James Hubbard, 74, of Atmore, died Thursday, August 5, 2004, at his residence. He is preceded in death by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Hardy B. Hubbard and his brother, William Hubbard. He is survived by his daughter, Barbara Faye McKinney, of Centerville; son, John Barry Hubbard, of Centerville; two sisters, Ressie Earwood, of Duncanville

and Allie Simmons, of Tuscaloosa; as well as eight grand children and one great-grand child.

Funeral services will be Thursday, Aug. 12, 2004 at 1 p.m. at Enon Baptist Church in Centerville at the graveside. David Thompson will officiate and the burial will follow.

Kidd-Robbins Funeral Directors of Demopolis will direct.

Allen G. “Chrome-Dome” Parten Jr.

Boligee

Allen G. “Chrome-Dome” Parten Jr., 64, of Boligee died Tuesday, Aug. 10, 2004 at his home. Funeral services will be Friday, Aug. 13, at 11 a.m. at Kidd Robbins Chapel. The Rev. George Dudley will officiate. Burial will follow at Hickory Grove Cemetery in Nanafalia. Visitation will be Thursday, Aug. 12, 2004 from 6-8 p.m. at Kidd-Robbins Chapel.

Mr. Parten was preceded in death by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Allen Gaston Parten Sr. He is survived by his wife, Ellen Mae Parten of Boligee; three daughters, Pamela (Jacky) Poole of Demopolis, Angie (Bobby) Pickett of Demopolis and Heidi Woodard of Eutaw; two sons, Patrick A. Parten of Palms, Calif., and David (Tina) Frederick of Houston, Texas; three sisters, Rowena (Howard) Barr of Mena, Ark., Betty (Keith) Story of Selma, and Margaret (James) Walker of Eclectic; and three brothers, James (Jean) Parten of Meridian, Miss., Earl Parten of Meridian, Miss., and Ronald Parten of Selma; nine grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

Mr. Parten was a native of Nanafalia and a resident of Boligee. He was a member of Friendship Baptist Church in Boligee.

Pallbearers will be Jerry Hannah, Jimbo Parten, Brooks Jones, Gene Pitts, Tony Frederick and Sean Frederick.

Kidd-Robbins Funeral Directors are directing.