Obituaries for Wednesday, March 14, 2007.

Published 12:00 am Wednesday, March 14, 2007

Charles Leslie &8220;Lit&8221; Harrison

MARION &045; Charles Leslie &8220;Lit&8221; Harrison, 97, of Marion died on March 13, 2007 at his residence. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on March 15, 2007 at the Marion Cemetery. Graveside services with Dr. Mark Tew officiating and Kirk Funeral Home Marion Chapel in charge of the arrangements will be held. The family will receive friends at Kirk Funeral Homes Marion Chapel from 10 until 10:45 a.m. on March 15, 2007.

Harrison was born on June 6, 1909 in Perry County. He was born to James Irvin and Lola Mae Harrison.

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One son, Leslie Talbert Harrison and wife, Debbie of Marion; one grandson and three great-grandchildren, survive him.

Pallbearers will be Dr. Thomas Wilson, Andy Rogers, John Anderson, Thomas Oakes, Jimmy Nettles, William Hoover Stewart and Anthony Long.

Honorary pallbearers are Dr. and Mrs. Percy Dayton Sadler, Mrs. Elmer Holifield, James Boozer, Mr. and Mrs. William H. Stewart Jr., Randolph Richardson Jr., Frances Conrad Taylor, Thomas Wilson, Mr. and Mrs. James Rogers and Mr. and Mrs. James Walter Abrams.

Margean Ida Singleton

THOMASVILLE &045; Margean Ida Singleton, 83, of Thomasville died on Sunday, March 11, 2007 at her home. Funeral services were held at Thomasville Baptist Church at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, March 13, 2007 with Dr. Robert Kirkland officiating. Burial was held in Evergreen Memorial Gardens in Thomasville.

She was born Feb. 2, 1924 in Sweet Water. She was former department store clerk and a member of Thomasville Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by her husbands, John Hendley Newton and William Alexander Singleton; her grandson, John Ray Duncan Jr., great-grandson, Cole Newton.

She is survived by her son, Hendley Donald Newton and wife, Sherian of Camden; two daughters, Linda Singleton Knight and husband, Larry and Debbie Singleton Duncan and husband, Johnny, all of Thomasville; sister, Cawthon Tucker of Demopolis; three brothers, Alvin Tucker of Milry, Bly Tucker of Sweet Water and Billy Tucker of Demopolis; one sister, Nan Davis of Sweet Water; five grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers were Jeff Newton, Jeff Dunnam, Gene Wiggins, Will Knight, Jake Duncan and Cy Newton.

Honorary pallbearers were the Elect Ladies Sunday School Class Thomasville Baptist Church, Ruth Galbraith, teacher.

O’Bryant Chapel Funeral Home in Thomasville is in charge of the arrangements.

Rev. Otha L. Thomas Sr.

GREENSBORO &045; The Rev. Otha L. Thomas Sr. of Greensboro died on March 8, 2007 at DCH Hospital in Tuscaloosa. Funeral services are to be held at 12 noon on Tuesday, March 13, 2007 at the Small Memorial AME Zion Church in Jefferson with the Bishop James E. McCoy officiating. Burial will follow in the Thomas Family Cemetery on County Road 85 in Greensboro.

Agnew Funeral Home of Greensboro is in charge of the arrangements.

Darrel Nelson Tubbs

BIRMINGHAM &045; Darrel Nelson Tubbs, 53, of Birmingham died on Sunday, March 11, 2007 at St. Vincent’s Hospital. Graveside funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, March 14, 2007 at Rosemont Cemetery with the Rev. Lee Tate officiating. The family received friends from 6 until 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, March 13, 2007 at Kirk Funeral Homes Marion Chapel.

Tubbs was born on Jan. 28, 1954 to Mr. and Mrs. Darrel Ford Tubbs.

His father, Darrel Ford Tubbs, precedes him in death.

His mother, Nelda R. Tubbs of Uniontown; his daughter, Margaret Tubbs Sertler and husband, Mario of Birmingham; his son, Darell Gayle Tubbs of Birmingham and one grandson survive Tubbs.

Pallbearers will be John Cochran, Randy Hurst, Mario Sertler, Jim Mayton, Paul Perry, Joseph McDaniel, David Rhodes and Joe Tubbs.