Obituaries October 29, 2004

Published 12:00 am Friday, October 29, 2004

Staff Reports

Katie Gooden

Greensboro

Mrs. Katie Gooden, age 81 of Greensboro, AL passed on Friday, October 22, 2004 at her residence.

Services will be held on Saturday, October 30, 2004 at 1:00 p.m. at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witness, Greensboro, AL with the Bro. Eddie Hutton officiating.

Burial will follow in Sarah Christian Cemetery, Greensboro, AL.

The body will lie in state from 12:00 Noon until 1:00 p.m.

Washington, Paige, and Rollins Mortuary are in charge of all arrangements.

Seth Williams

Sawyerville

Mr. Seth Williams, age 60 of Sawyerville, AL passed on Monday, October 25, 2004 at DCH Medical Center, Tuscaloosa, AL.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday, October 30, 2004 at 2:00 p.m. at Bass Tabernacle CME Church, Akron, AL., with the Rev. Kevin Jones officiating.

Burial will follow in the Wilson Family Cemetery, Sawyerville, AL.

The body will lie in state from 1:00 p.m. until 2:00 p.m.

Washington, Paige, and Rollins Mortuary are in charge of all arrangements.

Annie Ruth Speights-Jenkins

Panola

Annie Ruth Speights-Jenkins, age 56 of Panola passed on Wednesday, October 27, 2004 at Greene County Hospital in Eutaw, AL.

Services will be held on Saturday, October 30, 2004 at 1:00 p.m. at the ST. John Baptist Church in Panola.

The Rev. Napoleon Jones will officiate and interment will follow in the adjoining cemetery.

Visitation is Friday at the mortuary from 1:00-6:00 p.m. and at the church an hour prior to service time with McInnis Mortuary of Livingston, AL entrusted with all arrangements.

Junious O. Steed

Westchester, New York

Mr. Junious O. Steed, age 56 of Westchester, New York passed October 18, 2004 at Calvary Medical Center, Bronx, New York.Funeral Services were held Saturday, October 23, 2004 at 11:00 A.M. at Pine Grove Baptist Church, Dollarhide Community, Boligee, Alabama.

Rev. Burt Brown officiated.

Interment followed in the adjoining cemetery.

Larkin&Scott Funeral Directors of Demopolis, Alabama entrusted with arrangements.

Survivors include a loving wife, Florence Watson-Steed of Westchester, NY; two children, two brothers and a host of relatives and friends.

Alberta Robertson Scott

Waco, Texas

Mrs. Alberta Robertson Scott,

age 61 of Waco, Texas, formerly of Linden, Alabama passed October 18, 2004 in Waco, Texas.

Funeral Services were held Saturday, October 23, 2004 at 1:00 P.M. at the Friendship Baptist Church, Dayton, Alabama.

Rev. Roy Scruggs officiated.

Interment followed in St. Matthew Cemetery, Dayton, Alabama.

Larkin&Scott Funeral Directors of Demopolis, Alabama entrusted with arrangements.

Survivors include three children, Allen (Diane) Scott&Constance (Gene) Rogers, Waco, TX&Kelly (Andre) Green, Atlanta, GA; thirteen grandchildren; eleven (11) siblings, Sallie Washington, Lizzie Washington, Fannie Washington, Barbara (Douglas) Hackworth, all of Linden, AL, Annie Hugley, Buffalo, NY, Eddie (Janie) Washington, Jr.Thomaston, AL, Lewis (Glenda) Washington, Linden, AL, Sarah Kimbrough, Mary Odunga, Glenda Robertson&King Robertson, all of Lansing, MI; one uncle, William Davis, Detroit, MI; a host of relatives and friends.

Christian L. Essex

Demopolis

Infant Christian L. Essex, age 2 months of Demopolis, Alabama passed October 16, 2004 in Marion, Alabama.

Graveside Services were held Saturday, October 23, 2004 at 3 p.m. at Memorial Cemetery, Demopolis, Alabama.

Rev. Fred Moore officiated.

Larkin&Scott Funeral Directors of Demopolis, Alabama entrusted with arrangements.

Survivors include parents, Christel A. Essex&Christopher Collins, Demopolis, AL; four siblings; seven aunts, four uncles; grandparents, Amy Essex&Mary Beal of Demopolis, AL&Arthur J. Richardson, Sr. of Linden, AL; a host of relatives and friends.

Kenneth Sanders

Demopolis

Mr. Kenneth Sanders, age 58 of Demopolis, Alabama passed October 23, 2004 at Bryan Whitfield Hospital.

Funeral Services were held Wednesday, October 27, 2004 at 1:00 P.M. at the Eastern Star Baptist Church, Demopolis, Alabama.

Rev. Terry Gosa officiated.

Interment followed

in Memorial Gardens Cemetery, Demopolis, Alabama.

Larkin&Scott Funeral Directors of Demopolis, Alabama entrusted with arrangements.

Lewis Woods

Forkland

Mr. Lewis Woods, Jr., age 71 of Forkland, Alabama passed October 23, 2004 at D.C.H. Regional Medical Center, Tuscaloosa, Alabama.

The remains will be transferred to the Cobb Funeral Home of Pontiac, Michigan for funeral services and interment.

Larkin&Scott Funeral Directors of Demopolis, Alabama entrusted with local arrangements.

Merendy Scales

Coatopa

Mrs. Merendy Scales of Coatopa, Alabama, retired educator with Sumter County Board Of Education

passed October 25, 2004 at Huntsville Hospital, Huntsville, Alabama. Funeral Services will be held Saturday, October 30, 2004 at 1 p.m. at Dugg Hill Primitive Baptist Church, Coatopa, Alabama.

Rev. John Wright will officiate.

Interment will follow in the adjoining cemetery.

The remains will repose at the church on Saturday beginning at 10:15 A.M.

Larkin&Scott Funeral Directors of Demopolis, Alabama entrusted with arrangements.

Prudie Waiters

Coatopa

Mrs. Prudie Waiters, age 79 of Coatopa, Alabama passed October 22, 2004 at her residence.

Funeral Services will be held Saturday, October 30, 2004 at 1:00 P.M. at Bethel Pine Baptist Church, Coatopa, Alabama.

Rev. Floyd Bell will officiate.

Interment will follow in Old St. Michael Cemetery, Coatopa, Alabama.

Family hour will be held Friday night from 6-7 p.m. at the funeral home chapel.

Larkin&Scott Funeral Directors of Demopolis, Alabama entrusted with arrangements.

Paralee Russell

Demopolis

Mrs. Paralee Russell, of Demopolis, Alabama passed October 20, 2004 at Brookwood Medical Center, Birmingham, Alabama.

Funeral Services will be held Sunday, October 31, 2004 at 1:00 P.M. at the Nazareth Of Galilee Baptist Church, Demopolis, Alabama.

Rev. Jesse Bell will officiate.

Interment will follow in St. Paul Cemetery, Gallion, Alabama.

Larkin&Scott Funeral Directors of Demopolis, Alabama entrusted with arrangements.

Mariah Johnson

Jefferson

Mrs. Mariah Johnson, of Jefferson, Alabama passed October 20, 2004 at Bryan Whitifeld Hospital, Demopolis, Alabama.

Funeral Services will be held Saturday, October 30, 2004 at 1:00 P.M. at the First Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church, Jefferson, Alabama.

Rev. Edmond Charleston will officiate.

Interment will follow in Scott Memorial Cemetery, Jefferson, Alabama.

Eastern Star Hour will be held Friday evening beginning at 6 p.m. at the funeral home chapel.

Larkin&Scott Funeral Directors of Demopolis, Alabama entrusted with arrangements.

Isadore Ishman

Forkland

Mr. Isadore Ishman, of Forkland, Alabama

passed October 26, 2004 at D.C.H. Medical Center, Tuscaloosa, Alabama.

Funeral Services are incomplete and will be announced later by Larkin&Scott Funeral Directors of Demopolis, Alabama.