Obituaries for Tuesday, April 3, 2007.

Published 12:00 am Tuesday, April 3, 2007

Today: Dunn, Sellers, King

Judge L. Dunn

DEMOPOLIS &8212; Judge L. Dunn, 83, died Monday, April 2, 2007 at Bryan W. Whitfield Memorial Hospital in Demopolis.

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Services will be 2 p.m. on Wednesday, April 4, 2007 at Fairhaven Baptist Church in Demopolis with Dr. Allen Atkins and the Rev. Don Smith officiating. Burial will follow in Demopolis Memorial Gardens with Kidd-Robbins Funeral directors in charge of the arrangements. Family visitation will be held from 1 until 2 p.m. on Wednesday at the church.

Judge Dunn has resided in Demopolis for the past sixty years where he was a founding and charter member of Fairhaven Baptist Church, he also has served as a member, deacon, trustee and Sunday school teacher. Judge had worked in Demopolis at Cook-Spigener Funeral Home, Bama Auto Parts and Graves Co. through the years. Mr. Dunn served his country as a WWII Army veteran with service in the Fourth Army Division. Judge and Lucille both loved their family, friends and always where helping others in need.

Dunn&8217;s parents, Judge and Annie Mae Dunn, his stepmother, Myrtie Dunn; sister, Goldabelle Etheridge and husband, Aaron; brothers, David Lester Dunn and Bob Dunn preceded him in death.

Survivors include his wife of 62 years, Lucille Dunn of Demopolis; three daughters, Betty Phillips and husband, Mack of Meridian, Miss., Mary Price and husband, Mike of Abbeville, Judy Ward and husband, Buster of Demopolis; six grandchildren and five great-grandchildren; sisters and brothers, Susie Harvey of Demopolis, Alethanette Vickery of Texas, B.R. Dunn and wife, Mary, Ted Dunn and wife, Betty and Gloria Huckabee and husband, Larry, all of Linden, Sid Dunn and wife, Nan and Katrina Compton of Jefferson.

Pallbearers will be Steven Spears, Brian Ward, Darrin Wilson, Chad Ward, Michael Phillips, Chris Stewart, Marty Duckworth, Paul Phillps and Earl Snider.

Honorary pallbearers will be the deacons and trustees of Fairhaven Baptist Church, Dr. Ronnie Chu, The nurses and staff of Woodhaven Manor, Men&8217;s Five Sunday School Class and Earl Snider.

The Dunn family will accept flowers or donations may be made to Fairhaven Baptist Church Building Fund, 1504 Cardinal Street, Demopolis, AL 36732.

Mable Delores Sellers

YORK &8212; Mable Delores Sellers, 57, died on March 27, 2007 at Hill Hospital in York. Services will be held at noon on Wednesday at First Baptist Church in York with the Rev. Jonathan Byrd officiating. Visitation will be held from 1 until 6 p.m., today at the mortuary and an hour before service at the church.

Burial will follow in Elmwood Memorial Gardens with McInnis Mortuary of Livingston in charge of the arrangements.

Maurice Hall King

DEMOPOLIS &8212; Maurice Hall King, 86, of Demopolis, died on Friday, March 30, 2007 at Shelby Baptist Medical Center in Alabaster. Funeral services were held at 3 p.m. yesterday at Fairhaven Baptist Church in Demopolis with the Rev. Don Smith officiating. Burial followed in Providence Cemetery in Gallion with Kidd-Robbins Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements. The Hall family received friends at Fairhaven Church yesterday prior to the service time.

King resided in the Alabuster and Hoover area the past two and a half years. She was born in Sweetwater. She has lived in Demopolis since 1945 and retired from Vanity Fair as a seamstress after more than 20 years of service. King was a member of Fairhaven Baptist Church in Demopolis.

King&8217;s parents, Maudie Roberta Perkins Davis and Richard Randolph Davis; husbands, John Grady Hall Sr., James Etheridge, Lee King; six sisters, Artee Ballard, Nona B. Sizemore, Modine Baker, Alene Hayes, Johnnie Etheridge, Dora Mae Boozer and one brother, Norman G. &8220;Bubba&8221; Davis preceded her in death.

Her survivors include four daughters, Alice Washburn, and husband, Wilson of Demopolis; Alene Branch and husband, Sam of Hoover; Bobbie Jean Hull and husband, Norman of Mount Dora, Fla. and Linda Kupferschmid and husband, Siegfried of Newport, Vermont; one son, John Grady Hall Jr. and wife, Catherine of Demopolis; one sister, Elouise Etheridge of Demopolis; 12 grandchildren, twelve great-grandchildren and a host of nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers will be her grandsons, Wayne Cross, Gary Shaw, Greg Hull and great grandsons, Cody Cross, Blake Westbrook, Chris Beachum and Chance Beachum.