Obituaries for July 27, 2007
Published 12:00 am Thursday, July 26, 2007
Evans, Johnson-Freeman, Hill, Richardson, Winston,
Ida B. Winston
GAINESVILLE &8212; Ida B. Winston, 81, of Gainesville, died July 19, 2007, at the home of her daughter in Detroit. Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. on Saturday, July 28, 2007, at the New Bethel Baptist Church in Gainesville, with the Rev. Perry McNeal officiating. Interment will follow in New Bethel Cemetery with McInnis Mortuary of Livingston directing. Visitation is from 1 until 6 p.m. today at the mortuary and an hour prior to service time at the church.
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Bobbye Arledge Richardson
THOMASVILLE &8212; Bobbye Arledge Richardson, 64, of Thomasville, died July 21, 2007, at her home. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. on July 25 at O&8217;Bryant Chapel Funeral Home in Thomasville with the Rev. William Gibbons officiating.
She was born February 23, 1943, in Mashulaville, Miss. She was the owner of Richardson&8217;s Communications in Thomasville.
Her husband, David Harmon Richardson, preceded her in death
Her son, Stephen Harmon Richardson of Clio; her daughter, Vikki Richardson Murphy of Thomasville; sister, Sarah Arledge Compton of Demopolis, and three grandchildren survive her.
ALLENVILLE &8212; Celia Hill, 65, of the Allenville Community in Faunsdale died July 17, 2007, at Bryan Whitfield Hospital in Demopolis. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, July 21, 2007, at the Bethlehem Baptist Church in Allenville. The Rev. James Murdock officiated. Interment followed in Allenville Cemetery in Allenville. Larkin&Scott Funeral directors of Demopolis were in charge of the arrangements. Survivors include her husband, George Hill Sr. of Faunsdale; three daughters, Earnestine Seldon and husband, Willie, Sadie Johnson and husband, Henry of Faunsdale and Carrie Black of Akron, Ohio; six sons, Leroy Hill and wife, Veronica of Faunsdale, George Hill and wife, Janice of Akron, Ohio, Norman Hill and wife, Lisa of Dixons Mills, Albert Hill and wife, Jennifer of Linden, Frederick Hill and wife, Shenita of Greensboro and Holley Hill and wife, Iris of Chargrain Hills, Ohio; one stepson, Phillip Hogan
and wife, Virginia of Linden; 33 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; three brothers, Eddie Huckabee and wife, Lela of Cleveland, Ohio, Hardee Huckabee of Patterson, N.J. and Richard Huckabee and wife, Rose of Cleveland, Ohio; two sisters, Mae Bell Smith and Amy Mae Lewis of Birmingham; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, relatives and friends.
GREENVILLE &8212; Lillian Johnson-Freeman, 71, of Greenville, formerly of Demopolis, died July 16, 2007, at Crowne Nursing Home in Greenville. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, July 24, 2007, at Morning Star Baptist Church in Demopolis. The Rev. James Dunn is the pastor. The Rev. Michael Foster is the pastor of New Bethlehem Baptist Church in Greenville. Interment followed in Memorial Cemetery in Demopolis. Larkin&Scott Funeral directors of Demopolis were in charge of the arrangements.
Her parents, Winnie Edwards and Sol Johnson, her spouse, George Freeman and stepson, Robert Freeman, preceded her in death.
She is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Milton H. and Carolyn Young of Eutaw; stepson, Elbert G. Freeman of Denver, Col.; a sister, Ruth Y. Ross, of Greenville; numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, relatives and friends.
Infant Kemauri R. Evans
DEMOPOLIS &8212; Infant Kemauri R. Evans, of Demopolis died July 19, 2007, at Bryan Whitfield Hospital in Demopolis. Graveside services were held at 11 a.m. Saturday, July 21, 2007, at Memorial Cemetery in Demopolis. The Rev. Mitchell Congress officiated. Larkin&Scott Funeral directors of Demopolis were in charge of the arrangements.
Survivors include parents, Erin Saulsberry and Richmond Evans of Demopolis; two brothers, Kyrie Johnson and Kemantai Evans; grandparents, Martha Saulsberry, Ulysses Burrell, Elnora Lewis and step-grandfather, Roy Lewis, all of Demopolis; a host of aunts, uncles, cousins, relatives and friends.