Obituaries for July 24, 2007.
Published 12:00 am Tuesday, July 24, 2007
Elliot, Freeman, McClure
GREENVILLE &8212; Lillian Freeman, 81, of Greenville, formerly of Demopolis, died on July 16, 2007, at Bryan W. Whitfield Hospital in Demopolis. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, July 24, 2007, at the Morning Star Baptist Church in Demopolis. The Rev. James Dunn is the pastor. The Rev. Michael Foster will officiate. Interment will follow in Memorial Cemetery in Demopolis. The remains will repose at church beginning at 10 a.m. Larkin&Scott Funeral directors of Demopolis are in charge of the arrangements.
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Wanda Sue Cannon McClure
LINDEN &8212; Wanda Sue Cannon McClure, 57, a homemaker, of Linden, died July 8, 2007, at Bryan W. Whitfield Memorial Hospital. Funeral services were held at Linden Baptist Church at 3 p.m. on July 21, 2007, with the Revs. William L. Harris and Tony Earl Cannon officiating. Interment was at Linden Memorial Park. O&8217;Bryant Chapel Funeral Home, in Linden was in charge of the arrangements.
McClure was born June 23, 1950, in Demopolis. She was a member of Linden Baptist Church.
She is survived by her husband, Harry James McClure of Linden, her mother, Mattie Lee Cannon of Linden; her daughters, Angie McClure Pritchett and husband, Jim, of Decatur, and Amy McClure Abrams and husband, Jason, of Demopolis; brothers, Ronald George Cannon and wife, Laurie, and Kenneth Wayne Cannon and wife, Jan, of Linden; three grandchildren and many nephews and nieces, friends and other relatives.
Active pallbearers were Donnie Cannon, Brian Cannon, Andy Cannon, Ronnie Hall, David Ingram, Kenneth Barrienau, Eddi Tucker, James Cree and David Godwin.
Honorary pallbearers were members of the J.O.Y. Sunday School Class at Linden Baptist Church and members of Women on Mission at Linden Baptist Church.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Linden Baptist Church Building Fund or to Southern Care Hospice.
Lee Olen Elliott
DEMOPOLIS &8212; Lee Olen Elliott, 79, of Demopolis, died Saturday, July 21, 2007, at his home. Memorial services will be at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, July 24, 2007, at Fairhaven Baptist Church, with Dr. Allen Atkins officiating. Kidd-Robbins Funeral directors of Demopolis are in charge of the arrangements.
Elliott was a native of Hale County; he has lived in Demopolis for 48 years and retired from South Central Telephone Co. after 31 years of service. Elliot was a WWII veteran of the United States Army where he served as a Corporal during active duty for three years.
Elliott&8217;s parents, William Haywood Elliott and Mary Irene Wyatt Elliott; two sisters, Eloise Powell and Ailene Fisher, and one brother, David Elliott, preceded him in death.
Survivors include his daughter, Lisa Orem and husband, David; his son, Lee Elliott Jr.; and one grandson, all of Demopolis; two brothers, J.O. Elliott and wife, Polly, of Tuscaloosa and Curtis Edward Elliott and wife, Beverly, of Hornwall, Tenn.