Obituaries for June 26, 2007

Published 12:00 am Monday, June 25, 2007

Schroeder, Thomas, Williams

Mary Ann Williams

LIVINGSTON &8212; Mary Ann Williams, 66, of Livingston died June 21, 2007 at UAB. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday at First Baptist Church in Livingston with the Rev. Fredrick Rowles officiating. Burial will follow in Livingston City Cemetery with McInnis Mortuary of Livingston in charge of the arrangements. Visitation will be held from 1 until 6 p.m. at the mortuary and an hour prior to the services at the church.

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Elizabeth Toineet Cannon Schroeder

LINDEN &8212; Elizabeth Toineet Cannon Schroeder, 93, of Linden died on Thursday, June 14 at Marengo Nursing Home in Linden. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. at Bethlehem Baptist Church, in Linden, on Sunday, June 17 with the Revs. Daniel Gandy and Brooks Barkley officiating. Burial was at the Old Octagon Cemetery in Linden.

She was born May 16, 1914, in the Hugo community.

She was an employee of the Linden Manufacturing Company for many years as a homemaker.

She was a member of Bethlehem Baptist Church in Linden.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Tony Columbus and Mary Elizabeth Cannon; husband, Ernest Franklin Schroeder; son, James Arthur Schroeder; brothers, Charles Cannon Sr., Jimmy George Cannon and Taylor Harrell Cannon Sr.; sisters, Clara Mae Taylor and Betty Lou Cannon.

She is survived by her daughter, Ernestene Ballard and husband, Ben, of Linden, sons; Larry Wayne Schroeder and wife, Mary, Franklin Wade Schroeder, Danny Gene Schroeder and wife, JoAnn, Sammy Dean Schroeder, all of Linden and Bernard Gaines Schroeder and wife, Shirley of Thomasville, six grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; sisters; Sadie Rhee Davidson and Merle Wingate of Linden, Dorothy Ward of Mt. Vernon, Mary Alice Daniels and husband, Jasper of Mobile, Inez Kimbrough of Daphne; brother, Tony Earl Cannon Sr. and wife, Gwen of Linden.

Active pallbearers were Brent Taylor, Kenneth Cannon, Terry Taylor, Dan McManus, Royce Schroeder and Gene Sammons.

Honorary pallbearers were the staff of Marengo Nursing Home.

O&8217;Bryant Chapel Funeral Home in Linden is in charge of the arrangements.

Robert &8220;Bobby&8221; Dallas Thomas Jr.

SWEET WATER &8212; Robert &8220;Bobby&8221; Dallas Thomas Jr., 50, a retired automotive mechanic of Sweet Water died on Saturday, June 16 at his home. Funeral services were held at Geneva Presbyterian Church at 2 p.m. on Monday, June 18, with the Rev. Scott Armstrong officiating. Burial was at Geneva Presbyterian Church Cemetery in Sweet Water.

He was born July 5, 1956 in Birmingham.

He is survived by aunt and foster mother, Helen Barr Breckenridge of Sweet Water; daughters, Robin Thomas and Helen Renee Thomas of Demopolis; sister, Joyce Oltman of Atlanta; nieces, Jennifer Obert of Atlanta, Jill Barton of Boston, Mass.; uncle, Ralph Barr; friends, Billy Glass, Johnny Ray, Russ Walters, Donna Glass and a host of cousin and friends.

Active pallbearers were Billy Glass, Johnny Ray, Julian Anderson, Jeff Tucker, Gene Tolbert and Russ Walters.

Honorary pallbearers were Michael Williams Jr., Dennis Barkley, Charles A. Tucker, Phillip Reddick, and Jimmy Reddick, Automotive Mechanic Department at Georgia Pacific Paper and Herman Huckabee

O&8217; Bryant Chapel Funeral Home in Linden was in charge of the arrangements.