Ms. Hattie Brooks, age 71 of Boligee, Alabama passed January 12, 2009 at DCH Health System, Tuscaloosa, Alabama. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Larkin and Scott Funeral Directors.
Ms. Dora James, age 84 of Coatopa, Alabama passed Thursday, January 1, 2009 at Bryan Whitfield Memorial Hospital, Demopolis, Alabama. Funeral services were held Wednesday, January 7, 2009 at 1 p.m. at Bethel-Pine Baptist Church, Coatopa, AL. Rev. F. O. Bell, Pastor and Rev. Floyd James officiated. Interment followed in Memorial Gardens Cemetery, Demopolis, AL. Larkin & Scott Funeral Directors of Demopolis, Alabama were entrusted with all arrangements.
She leaves to celebrate her life, one sister, Dorothy Clemmons of New York; ten children; Annie (Thessalonia) Isaac of Yeadon, PA, Bettie (Charles) Shelton of Roseville, MI, Bobbie (Therman) Parker of Williamstown, NJ, Robert and Obie James, both of Coatopa, AL, Rev. Floyd (Evelyn) James of Demopolis, AL, Tim James of Coatopa, AL; a devoted daughter, who was at her bedside at her passing, Donna (James) Rhone of Demopolis, AL, McKinley James, Jr., of Detroit, MI, and Alfreda (Eric) Miller of Acworth, GA; 30 grandchildren, and a host of great- grandchildren, great-great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.