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Mr. Harold Lloyd Jones

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Mr. Harold Lloyd Jones, a native of Plateau, AL, born to the late Viniece Singleton and Bennie Jones, Jr., passed away March 9, 2005 in Las Vegas, NV.
Ms. Darlene Latrice Law
Darlene Latrice Law, of Mobile AL, died on Jan. 06, 2007, at the age of 25. Darlene was well known for her love and friendliness. She'd always put others needs above her own. She wore a big, beautiful smile and greeted everyone with love and kindness. She leaves behind one son, Deshaun Law and his grandmother, Melonese Malone; her parents: Roman and Berlinda Law; two sisters, Dedra Harris and Denise Law, four brothers, Roman Harris, Paul, Prience, and Keith Law; two grandparents David and Bertha Brown; 6 uncles, 12 aunts and a host of other relatives and friends. Visitation will be held on Jan. 13, 2007 from 9:00am - 11:00am Homegoing Celebration 11:00 am at First Church Of God In Christ, located at 1308 St. Stephens Rd. Arrangements by Memorial Funeral Home. Published in the Mobile Register on 1/12/2007.
Mr. Aubrey Devon Jenkins "Jax"
JENKINS Mr. Aubrey Devon Jenkins "Jax" - born January 10, 1982 departed this life on Tuesday, January 23, 2007 at a local hospital. He was 25. He was preceded in death by his father, two grandmothers and his great grandmother. He leaves to cherish his memories a devoted mother Shermanita Jenkins, daughter Aubreanna, stepson Terrick, four brothers Anthony, Alex Jenkins, Carl and Reginald Harris, two sisters Alpha Jenkins and Carlette Harris, seven nieces, four nephews, one devoted Michael Jenkins and other relatives and friends. Visitation will be held on Saturday, January 27, 2007 at Prayer Tabernacle Early Church of Jesus Christ from 9 a.m. until the 11 a.m. funeral hour with Rev. Lorenzo Gamble officiating. Interment will follow in Plateau Cemetery. Sympathetic and professional services are by Memorial Funeral Home 1302 St. Stephens Rd., Prichard, AL., 36610. Published in the Mobile Register on 1/26/2007.
Mr. Jeffery Bernard Harris
BRO. JEFFERY BERNARD HARRIS - was born July 16, 1965 in Mobile, Alabama to the late Mr. Norman Harris, Jr. and Mrs. Ruby Lee Harris. He resided in Fort Worth., Texas for the past seven years. As a child he was a devoted Altar boy for Most Pure Heart of Mary Catholic Church. He excelled high in academics as a student of Cedar Grove Academy where he graduated high school. He was employed by Sam's Wholesale Warehouse, in Fort Worth, Texas. In February 2006 he rededicated his life to our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Bro. Harris exchanged this earthly life for eternity at a local hospital in Fort Worth, Texas Monday, August 14, 2006. He was preceded in death by his Father Norman Harris, Jr. and Mother Ruby Lee Harris. Bro. Harris leaves to cherish his memories, three daughters, Elise Jones of Mobile, Alabama, Jasmine Harris and Jennifer Harris of Fort Worth, Texas; five brothers Nathaniel Harris, James (Zelda) Harris, Marvin Harris, Terry (Lillian) Lewis of Mobile, Alabama, Tony (Casandra) Harris of Fort Worth, Texas; two sisters Deborah Kennedy and Denise (Tommie) Wells of Mobile, Alabama. Three aunts Lola Mae (Swept) Bell, Netterine (Charles) Harris of Mobile, Alabama and a devoted aunt Ernestine (Lorenzo) Fields of Fort Worth, Texas. He leaves to cherish a host of nieces, nephews, great nieces, cousins, and friends.
Published in the Mobile Register on 8/18/2006.
Mr. Samuel "Buddo" Miller, Jr.
Samuel Miller "Buddo," a native of Plateau, AL, and a resident of Mobile, AL born August 13, 1928 passed Thursday, June 7, 2007. He was a member of First Hopewell Missionary Baptist Church where he served as Usher and Secretary. He was a graduate of Mobile County Training School Class of 1947, and a veteran of the US Naval Reserve, a member of Shell Bayou Lodge No. 361, and a retired employee of Armstrong Industries/National Gypsum Plant. He is survived by his loving wife of 60 years, Evelyn Mae Miller, Mobile, AL; eight children, Jackie (Catherin) Miller, Evelyn Louise Rudds, and Samuel (Sheila) Miller, all of Detroit, MI, Bruce (Carolyn) Miller, Dwight Miller, Maxine Minor, Anna (Frank) Johnson and Sandretta Miller all of Mobile, AL; one devoted sister, Clarissa (Edward) Mitchell, Plateau, AL; one devoted sister in law, Mattie Miller; one devoted brother in law, Willie Coleman, both of Mobile, AL; a host of grandchildren, great grandchildren, great-great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. His remains can be viewed at Christian Benevolent Funeral Home Tuesday, June 12, 2007 from 12:00 until 5:00 p.m. and continued Wednesday, June 13, 2007 at First Hopewell Missionary Baptust Church, Magazine Point after 9:00 a.m. Visitation will be from 10:00 until 11:00 a.m. at which time the Pastor, Rev. Lamar Brady, wil conduct the funeral service. Interment will follow in Gethsemane North Cemetery. ARRANGEMENTS BY CHRISTIAN BENEVOLENT FUNERAL HOME, 201 N. HAMILTON ST., MOBILE, AL 36603. Published in the Mobile Register on 6/11/2007.
Mr. Alan Dale Singleton, Jr.
Alan Dale Singleton, Jr.- Our darling son, Alan Dale Singleton, Jr. was born September 15, 1985 and departed this life on November 24, 2006. He committed his life to Christ at the early age of seven as a member of Greater Macedonia Baptist Church. He was educated in the Mobile County School System and graduated from W.P. Davidson High School, class of 2003. He had a gift and love for creative writing. He furthered his studies at the University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL. He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Agnew (Isabell) Singleton, Mr. Alvin Hixon, Sr. and Mrs. Autherine Harris. He is survived by his loving parents, Mr. and Mrs. Alan Dale (Toni) Singleton, Sr., and Mr. and Mrs. Marshall (Sharon) Harris, Jr.; one sister, Tierra Quinnie; three brothers, Marshall Harris, III, Jarell Singleton, and Brexton Harris; parental grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Edward (Mary) Miller, Mr. Marshall Harris, Sr, and Mr. and Mrs. Tommy (Vera) Fairley; great-grandparent, Mrs. Rosie Lee Purifoy; two nieces, one nephew; and a host of aunts, uncles, cousins and special friends. Visitation will be held on Friday, December 1, 2006 at Lovett's Funeral Chapel, 404 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Ave., Mobile, AL from 5:00pm until 8:00pm. Visitation continuing Saturday, December 2, 2006 at 2:00pm until the 3:00pm Celebration of Life at Mount Hebron Church Ministries, 2531 Berkley Ave. Mobile, AL. Pastor Joseph Johnson officiating. Interment will follow in Lawnhaven Cemetery, Theodore, AL. Lovett's Funeral Chapel Directing. Published in the Mobile Register on 12/1/2006.
Mr. Richard L. Steele, Jr.
Richard L. Steele, Jr.- a lifelong resident of Mobile, AL, born March 4, 1973 exchanged life for eternity on Saturday, September 30, 2006. He was united with Mount Calvary Lutheran Church at an early age. Richard was a 1992 graduate of Lillie B. Williamson High School where He played varsity football. He leaves to cherish his loving memories Betty Singleton Steel and Danny Pearson of Mobile, Phyllis Lutin mother of his daughters, McKenzie and London Lutin, six devoted brothers Rickey(Tracy) Steele of Denver, CO., Jonathan, Marcus Steele and LaChavian Burke of Mobile, Antonio and Richard Steele of York, PA., three sisters Shana Steele (Kerry) Jones, Danielle Steele and Trista Cole all of Mobile, Two aunts Mary Henshaw of Mobile and Joann Malone of Baltimore, MD., five uncles Sylvester(Barbara) Singleton, Monroe Singleton and Lorenzo Steele all of Mobile, Bob Steele of Miami, FL., and Thomas Steele of Tuskegee, AL., and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, one devoted, Bruce Mason, and other relatives and devoted friends. Visitation will be held on Saturday, October 7, 2006 at True Light Missionary Baptist Church 2001 W. Main St., Prichard, AL., from 11 a.m. until the 1 p.m. funeral hour with Rev. Alonzo Agee officiating and Rev. Michael Howard, Pastor. Interment will follow in Whispering Pines Cemetery. Sympathetic and Professional services provided by Memorial Funeral Home, 1302 St. Stephens Rd., Prichard. Published in the Mobile Register on 10/6/2006.
Master Isiah Deon Harris
Master Isiah Deon Harris-- was born on October 1, 2003 to the parents of Alex and Kerry Harris in Prichard, AL. He was called into his eternal rest on February 26, 2005. He was preceded in death by one grandfather, Mr. Charles Harris, Sr. He leaves to his memories his parents, Mr. Alex Harris, Sr. and Mrs. Kerry Harris; one brother, Alex Harris, Jr.; one sister, Keara Harris; all of Prichard, AL; three grandparents, Mr. Kelly Briskett, Ms. Sandra Parrott, both of Prichard, AL, and Mrs. Earnestine Harris of Mobile, AL; on great-grandmother, Mrs. Mary Parrott of Prichard, AL; three uncles; six aunts, one devoted and caregivers, Mrs. Claudette (Michael) Prince; four devoted cousins, Mr. Michael Prince, Jr., Mr. Jonathan Prince, Ms. Aubrea McKennies and Ms. Brittany McKennies, all of Mobile, AL; a host of other relatives and friends; a devoted church family, Christ Temple Apostolic Church; and other friends, including the Church of Life, Inc. Special thanks to the Raleigh & Reilly Foundation. The service will be held at the Church of Life, Inc., 539 South Wilson Avenue, Prichard, AL, on Friday, March 4, 2005 at 11:00 a.m. with Pastor Steven Cox officiating. Arrangements entrusted to Gilmer's Funeral Service. Published in the Mobile Register on 3/3/2005.

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Mrs. Mattie Lucille Singleton-Benjamin

Mrs. Mattie Lucille Singleton-Benjamin, was born December 15, 1908, in Chickasaw, Mobile County, Alabama, to the late Mrs. Ada Thompson-Harper-Singleton and the late Mr. Frank Singleton, Sr. and passed this life July 17, 2001, at her home in Prichard, Alabama. She was the youngest of her mother's seven children, and the fifthe child of her father's eleven children. She grew up in the Chickasaw, Prichard and Plateau areas of Mobile, before moving to Oak Hill, in the late 1920s. She met and married Mr. Enoch Benjamin, Sr., in 1931, and together they raised nine wonderful sons. Preceding her in death were her parents, her devoted husband, two baby girls, Mattie Lou and Lucille Benjamin, a baby boy who was not named, and four sons; Mr. Samuel Swift Harris, Sr. and wife Mrs. Betty Fountain-Harris, Mr. George "Jake" Benjamin, Sr., Mr. Royal "Roy" Benjamin, Sr. and wife Mrs. Irene Holcomb-Benjamin, and Mr. Douglas McAuthor "Mack" Benjamin, Sr.; also preceded in death by two grandsons; Larry James Benjamin (son of Royal and Catherine Benjamin) and Larry Jerome "Tex" Benjamin (son of Douglas Benjamin); two great-grandsons, Terrell Benjamin and Cornelius DeAngelo Harris; several brothers and sisters, Elmira Singleton, Viniece Singleton-Agee, Catherine "Carrie" Singleton, Frank "Bookey" Singleton, Jr., Clarence "Boe" Singleton, a brother and sister from her mother's first marriage, with the surname of Harper, all aunts and uncles, several cousins, and brothers and sisters-in-law. Mattie was also the granddaughter of the late Lewis and Frances Thompson and Dock and Peggy Singleton. She leave to cherish her memories, five sons, one very devoted, Mr. Collin (Annie) Benjamin, Sr., of Mobile, Alabama, Robert Lee (Willo Dean) Benjamin, of Chicago, Illinois, Melvin Benjamin, Sr. of McIntosh, Alabama, James (Centilla) Benjamin and Enoch (Helen) Benjamin, Jr, both of Mobile, Alabama, four brothers; Earl (Ann) Singleton, of Cleveland, Ohio, Edley B. "Eddie" Singleton of Boston, MA, Preston Singleton and Melvin (Vivian) Singleton, both of Chicago, IL, one sister, Ethel (Marvin) Agee, of New Orleans, LA, two daughters-in-law; Mary Benjamin and Jeanette Henry, both of Mobile, AL, one sister-in-law, Gloria Ely-Singleton, 49 grandchildren, three very devoted; Catherine L. Benjamin-People, Barbara J. Benjamin-Abrams and Queen Harris-Munnerlyn, numerous great-grandchildren, two devoted; Stacey Benjamin and LaTrina Abrams, many great-great-grandchildren, nieces, two devoted, Gloria Stallworth-Reels of Mobile, AL and Dorothy Stallworth of Chicago, IL, nephews, one very devoted, Elijah (Annie) Singleton Benjamin, Sr. of Pensacola, FL, great nieces and nephews, cousins, other relatives, friends and neighbors. Services, held at Mosley Funeral Home, Inc, 803 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Avenue, Prichard, AL 36610, officiating Minister, Calvin Benjamin, Saturday, July 21, 2001, 12:00 P. M. -1:00 P. M. Interment will be in the Old Plateau Cemetery, Magazine Point, AL.

Brother Enoch "Grand Daddy" Benjamin, Sr.

Born April 7, 1906, to late Mrs. Minnie McReynolds-Benjamin and Mr. Richard Benjamin, Mr. Enoch Benjamin, Sr., a native of Oak Hill, Alabama and a resident of Prichard, Albama for a number of years, departed this life Wednesday, September 19, 1984 at a local hospital. (at his home). He leaves to cherish his memory a devoted wife, Mattie Singleton-Benjamin; eight sons, Georgge (Mary) Benjamin, Sr., Royal (Irene) Benjamin, Sr., Enoch Benjamin, Jr. and James Benjamin, all of Mobile, Alabama, Melvin (Irene) Benjamin, Sr. of McIntosh, Alabama, McArthur Benjamin, Sr. and Robert (Willo) Benjamin, both of Chicago, Illinois and Collin (Annie) Benjamin, Sr. of Richmonc, California; one sister, Mrs. Lillie Benjamin-Stallworth of Pensacola, Florida; two brothers, Mr. Earnest Benjamin of Atmore, Alabama, and Mr. Sam Benjamin of Pensacola, Florida; fifty-five grandchildren, forty-four great-grandchidlren; a host of other relatives and friends. Services, Thursday, September 27, 1984, 11:00 A. M., Reese Funeral Home, Prichard, Alabama, Rev. F. L. Sandeson, Officiating. Interment, Plateau Cemetery, Reese Funeral Home directing.

Sister Flossie Lee "Muh-Dear" Law-Watson

Sister Flossie Lee Law-Watson, was born November 30, 1918, to the late Mrs. Alberta Pugh Bumpers-Law-Williams and the late Mr. James "Jimmie" Law, Sr., in Coffeeville, Clarke County, Alabama. She passed this life on Thursday, October 4, 2001, at her home, in Prichard, AL, at about 7:00 P. M. Flossie left Coffeeville, at the age of eight, with her mother and siblings, and moved to Bladen Springs, AL, later moving on to, Silas, AL, where she met and married, Mr. Marshall Remis Waton, on August 8, 1934. They lived in Gilbertown, AL until 1940, and then moved to Mobile, AL where they raised their four lovely children. Flossie had a sweet personality, and a kind and sympathetic heart, and desired to help those in need. She was a wonderful person, and will truely be heartfelt missed. Preceding her in death were her parents, her beloved husband, several siblings; Ms. Ada Law, Mrs. Ida Lou Law-Johnson (twin to Ada) and husband Mr. Clarence Johnson, Mrs. Cordelia Ivora Law-Bryant and husband Mr. Henry Bryant, Charlie Law, Dossie Law, Mr. James "Jimmie/ I. J." Law, Jr., Mrs. Nancy Rae Law-Lassiter and husband Mr. Howard Lassiter, Mr. Elie Law and wife Mrs. Lillie Coats-Law, Mr. Levert Law and wife Mrs. Minnie House, Mr. Andrew Law and wife Mrs. Betty Coats, Mrs. Mary Malone Law-Pugh and husband Mr. Creagh Pugh (He was Flossie's first cousin), Mrs. Nettie Elizabeth Law-Dickinson and husband Mr. Jerome Dickinson, Ms. Eartha Mae Murphy and Little Jim Murphy, her grandparents; Mrs. Martha Todd Williams-Bumpers, Mr. Robert "Buddy" Pugh and Mrs. Delphia Law, several nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins and other relatives. Flossie was also the great-granddaughter of the late Ms. Hannah Williams, Mr. John Todd, Mr. George Law, Mr. Charlie "Chas" Pugh and Mrs. Judy Beckham Pugh, and the great-great-granddaughter of the late Ms. Celia Todd. Mrs. Flossie leaves to cherish her memories, three very loving and devoted daughters; Mrs. Annie (Collin) Benjamin, Sr. of Toulminville, AL, Mrs. Ruby (James) Weathers, of Prichard, AL and Mrs. Nettie Sprueill of Winterville, N. C., a very loving and devoted son, Mr. Marshall (Georgia) Watson, Jr. of Prichard, AL, her first and very devoted grandson, Mr. Collin (Dianne) Benjamin, Jr., loving and devoted grandchildren; Mr. Bruce M. Benjamin, of Valley, AL, Mrs. Debbie V. Benjamin (Steven) Wright, and Ms. Enita P. Benjamin, both of Richmond, CA, Mr. Trevor B. (Priscilla) Watson, Sr, Ms. Marquita K. Watson and Ms. Amelia L. Watson, all of Mobile, AL, Mr. George (Wendy) Sprueill, of North Carolina, Octavia J. Kendrick and Jimmy Kendrick, both of Prichard, AL, Mr. Rochelle White and Ms. Deitra White, both of Texas, twenty-six great-grandchildren, two great-great grandchildren, two sisters; Grace Daws-Horn of Detroit, MI and Beatrice Law-Jackson of Oakland, CA, a multitude of nieces and nephews, one devoted, Johnny (Mary) Law, of Aberdeen, Maryland, cousins, one devoted, Mrs. Marie Bumpers-Malone of Baldwin County, AL, great-nieces, one devoted, Ms. Valerie Bonner of Prichard, AL, great-nephews, other relatives, friends and neighbors, three devoted, Deacon Willie Donaldson, Mrs. Gloria Stallworth-Reels and Ms. Stacy Benjamin. Reese Funeral Home, in charge of arrangements. Visitation will be held Wednesday, October 10, 2001, at 9:00 A. M. and services starting at 11:00 A. M. at the First Hopewell Baptist Church, 664 Shelly Street, Magazine, Mobile, Alabama, Rev. John McCarty, Pastor and Officiant. Interment, Prichard Memorial Cemetery.

Mr. Marshall Remis "Murt" Watson, Sr.

Mr. Marshall Watson, Sr., born March 14, 1897, a native of Gilbertown, Alabama, and a resident of Prichard, Alabama, departed this life, May 14, 1980. he leaves to cherish his memories, a devoted wife, Mrs. Flossie Watson, Prichard, Alabama, two sons, Mrs. Joe Watson, Detroit, Michigan, Mr. Marshall Watson, Jr., Meridian, Mississippi, three daughter, Mrs. Annie Benjamin, Richmond, California, Mrs. Nettie Sprueill, Danbury, Connecticut, Mrs. Ruby Weathers, Prichard, Alabama, one brother, Mr. Chester Watson, Citronelle, Alabama, ten grandchildren, one great-grandchild, five sisters-in-law, two daughters-in-law, two sons-in-law, a devoted friend, Mr. Otto Howard, Prichard, Alabama, several cousins, nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends. Services, Saturday, May 17, 1980, 11:00 A.M., Reese's Funeral Home, 925 Bessemer Avenue, Prichard, Alabama, Rev. Randolph Shelby, officiating. Interment, Prichard Memorial Cemetery.

Mr. Douglas McArthur "Mack" Benjamin, Sr.

Mr. Douglas McArthur "Mack" Benjamin, Sr., a native of Oak Hill, Alabama, born May 12, 1942, former resident of Chicago, Illinois and a resident of Mobile, Alabama for a number of years, departed this life Wednesday, May 26, 1999 at a local hospital. He was survived by his wife, Jeanette Henry-Benjamin; four children, Linda (Emory) Cooper, Todd-Nita Mitchell of Mobile, Mark Holmes and Raquell Benjamin, of Chicago, Illinois (three were not added, he had seven children, and one passed), five brother; Melvin Benjamin of McIntosh, Alabama, Robert (Willodean) Benjamin of Chicago, Illinois, Collin (Annie Grace), James (Audrey) and Enoch (Helen) Benjamin all of Mobile, Alabama; eleven grandchildren; LaShanda, LaMario, Tanguray, Carlos and Emory Benjamin all of Prichard, Arron and Mark Holmes, Aaron and Eric Benjamin of Chicago, Illinois, TaShaundra Mitchell and Laton'e Owen of Mobile; two grea-grandchildren, Calvin Knight, III and Calaysia Knight and a great host of other relatives and friends. Services were Tuesday, June 1, 1999, 11:00 a.m., Reese Funeral Home, 925 Bessemer Avenue, Prichard, Alabama 36610, Reverend C. L. Manzie Officiating Minister, Interment at Prichard Memorial Cemetery, Prichard, Alabama.

Mr. Royal "Roy" Benjamin, Sr.

Mr. Royal "Roy" Benjamin, Sr., Born to the late Mr. Enoch Benjamin, SR., and Mrs. Mattie Lucille Singleton-Benjamin, on January 5, 1933, in Oak Hill, Wilcox County, Alabama. He departed this life of Tuesday, January 21, 1997. Preceding him in death were a son, Larry James Benjamin, two brothers, Samuel Swift Harris, Sr., and George Benjamin, Sr., two baby sisters, aunts; Viniece Singleton-Agee , Catherine E. Singleton, Liddy Benjamin-Singleton, Esther Benjamin-McBride, Georgia Benjamin-Robbins, a host of uncles, other aunts, and other relatives. Also preceding him in death were his grandparents, Minnie McReynolds-Benjamin and Richard Benjamin, and Ada Thompson-Singleton and Frank Singleton, Sr., and his great-grand parents, Evans and Liddie McReynolds, Fannie Johnson-Benjamin and Sam Benjamin, Sr., Lewis and Francis Thompson, and Peggy Williams-Singleton and Dock Singleton, Sr., his great-great grand parents, Martin Williams, Richard and Esther Johnson, and Walter and Betsey McReynolds, and great-great-great grandfather, Anthony McReynolds.He leaves to cherish his memory his wife, Irene Holcomb-Benjamin; mother, Mattie Benjamin; eight daughters, Aundrea Benjamin, Catherine Benjamin-Peoples, Gwedolyn (Cleophus) Jenkins, all of Mobile, AL, Brenda (David) Ryan, Patricia (Joseph) Stewart, Jacqueline and Cynthia Benjamin, all of Boston, MA, and Ilene Holcomb of Montgomery, AL; four sons, Reginald Benjamin, of Mobile, AL, Royal Benjamin, Jr., Algia and Robert Benjamin of Boston, MA; 23 grandchildren, six great-grandchildren; six brothers, Robert (Willo) Benjamin of Chicago, IL, Collin (Annie) Benjamin, Sr., of Richmond, CA, James L. Benjamin and Douglas McArthur Benjamin, Sr., both of Mobile, AL, and Melvin Benjamin, Sr., of McIntosh, AL; one brother-in-law, Melvin (Barbara) Holcombe of Mobile; and a host of nieces, nephews, and other relatives and friends. Services were held, Monday, January 27, 1997, at 11:00 AM, at Reese Funeral Home, 925 Bessemer Avenue, Prichard, Alabama, 36610, with Elder Terry Coleman, Officiating Minister. Interment followed at Grace Lawn Memorial Gardens (now Gethsemand Cemetery). Reese Funeral Home in charge of services.

Brother George "Jake" Benjamin, Sr.

Born October 21, 1932, George "Jake" Benjamin, Sr., a native of Plateau (Oak Hill), Alabama and a resident of Mobile, Alabama, departed this life June 11, 1990 in a local hospital. He leaves to cherish his memory a very devoted wife, Mrs. Mary Benjamin, four sons; George Benjamin, Jr., Roderick Benjamin, Edward Benjamin and Jasper Benjamin, all of Mobile; two daughers, Tysha (Odell) Williams of Mobile and Kimberly Benjamin of Mobile; a devoted mother, Mrs. Mattie Benjamin of Prichard, Alabama; seven brothers; Robert (Willo) Benjamin of Chicago, IL, Douglas "Mack" Benjamin, Sr., of Chicago, IL, Collin (Ann) Benjamin, Sr. of Richmond, CA, Melvin (Irene) Benjamin, Sr. of McIntosh, AL, Enoch Benjamin, Jr., James Benjamin and Royal (Irene) Benjamin, Sr., all of Prichard, AL; a devoted mother-in-law, Mrs. Maggie F. Franklin; four brothers-in-law, Joe (Gwendolyn) Franklin, of Long Beach, CA, Howard (Brenda) Franklin of Los Angeles, CA, Lorenza and Philip Franklin of Prichard, AL; three aunts, one devoted, Mrs. Lilly Stallworth of Pensacola, FL, Mrs. Ethel Agee of New Orleans, LA, Vineice Agee of Chicago, IL, two sisters-in-law, Carolyn Hudson, one devoted, Claudia Adams, three devoted friends, Mr. Amos Foxx of Mobile, AL, Mr. Michael Harris of Hammond, LA and Mrs. Catherine Baker of Fort Lauderdale, FL; other relatives and friends. Services, Saturday, June 16, 1990, 11:00 A. M., Mount Carmel Missionary Baptist Church, 1712 Chestang Street, Prichard, Alabama, 36610. Rev. Carl Bolden Officiating Minister. Interment, Oaklawn Memorial Cemetery, final arrangements, Memorial Mortuary, INC.

Brother Melvin "Jaboe" Benjamin, Sr.

Born June 5, 1930, to the late Mrs. Mattie Lucille Singleton-Benjamin and Enoch Benjamin, Sr., in Oak Hill, Alabama, Melvin "Jaboe" Benjamin, Sr., passed away at his home, in McIntosh, Alabama, Wednesday, November 7, 2001, at the age of 71. Preceeding him in death were his parents, four brothers, Samuel Swift "Sam" Harris, Sr., and wife, Betty Fountain-Harris, Royal "Roy" Benjamin, Sr., and wife Irene Holcombe-Benjamin, George "Jake" Benjamin, Sr., and Douglas McArthur "Mack" Benjamin, Sr., two nephews, Larry Benjamin and Larry Jerome "Tex" Moran, two great-nephews, Cornelius DeAngelo Harris and Terrell Benjamin, grandparents; Ada Thompson-Harper-Singleton and Frank Singleton, Sr., Minnie McReynolds-Benjamin and Richard Benjamin, aunts; Catherine "Carrie" Singleton, Vineice Singleton-Agee, Elmira Singleton, Liddie Benjamin-Stallworth, Nealy Benjamin, Georgia Benjamin-Robins, Esther Benjamin-McBride, uncles; Frank Singleton, Jr., Clarence "Boe" Singleton and wife Cornelia Todd-Singelton, Sam Benjamin, Gilbert Benjamin, Lewis Benjamin, Presley Benjamin, Collin Benjamin, Earnest Benjamin, George Benjamin and Charlie Benjamin, othe relatives and friends. Jaboe was also the great-grandson of the late Dock and Peggy Singleton, Lewis and Frances Thompson, Evan and Liddie McReynolds, and Fannie Johnson-Benjamin and Sam Benjamin. He was the great-great-grandson of the late Walter and Betsey McReynolds and Richard "Dick" and Esther Johnson, and the great-great-great-grandson of the late Anthony McReynolds. Melvin "Jaboe" Benjamin, Sr., leaves to cherish his memories, three sons; Melvin Benjamin, Jr., Joseph "Joe" (Loretta) Benjamin, both of McIntosh, Al, and Reginald (Christy) Benjmain of Sunflower, AL, four daughters; Barbara Benjamin-Abrams, Debra Benjamin-Ware and Helen Benjamin, all of Prichard, AL and Creasey Jenkins of McIntosh, AL, five brothers; Jerry Jenkins of Birmingham, AL, Robert Lee (Willo Dean) Benjamin of Chicago, IL, Collin (Annie) Benjamin, Sr., James (Centilla) Benjamin and Enoch "Pop" (Helen) Benjamin, all of Mobile, AL, 12 grandchildren, 5 great-grandchildren, one aunt; Ethel Singleton (Marvin) Agee of New Orleans, LA, four uncles; Earl (Ann) Singleton of Cleveland, Ohio, Edley B. Singleton of Boston, MA, Preston Singleton and Melvin (Vivian) Singleton, both of Chicago, IL, two sisters-in-law; Mary Benjamin and Jeanette Henry-Benjamin, both of Mobile, AL, devoted friends; Mr. and Mrs. Dave Adams, Sr., Mr. and Mrs. Jack Thomas, Mr. and Mrs. Leroy Adams, Jr., Mr. and Mrs. Ray Williams, Sr., Mr. and Mrs. Sherman Thomas and Deacon Ellis Lang, two special little friends; Brandon and Braxton Adams, many nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and too many friends to name. The service is set for 11:00 AM, today, Saturday November 10, 2001, at the Church of God of Delivernace in McIntosh, Washington County, Alabama, with visitation from 10:00 AM until service time. Elder Willie D. Roberts, Pastor and officiating Minister. Burial will be in Vaughn Cemetery in McIntosh, with Andrews Funeral Home in Jackson, AL directing.

Mr. Enoch "Pop" Benjamin, Jr.

Mr. Enoch Benjamin, Jr. 'POP'--Born July 4, 1950, a native and resident of Mobile, AL departed this life for eternal rest on Wednesday, May 7, 2003 at a local hospital. He was preceded in death by his parents Enoch Benjamin, Sr. and Mattie L. Singleton-Benjamin, and five brothers; Samuel Swift Harris, Sr., Melvin "Jaboe" Benjamin, Sr., Royal Benjamin, Sr., Douglas Mack Arthur, Sr., and George "Jake" Benjamin, Sr. He leaves to cherish his memories a loving and devoted wife, Helen Taylor Benjamin; two sons, Antwarn (Jennifer) Benjamin and Lonnie Taylor; four daughters, Delynchia and April Benjamin, LaKeisha (Raico) Barnes and Keyatta Taylor; three brothers; James (Audrey) Benjamin, Collin (Annie) Benjamin, Sr., both of Mobile, AL and Robert (Willo Dean) Benjamin of Chicago, IL; four grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews other relatives and friends. Visitation will be held on Thursday, May 15, 2003 from 9:00 a.m. until the 11:00 a.m. funeral hour at the True Light Missionary Baptist Church, 2001 West Main St., Prichard, AL Rev. Michael Howard pastor and Rev. Terrence Fleeton officiating. Interment will follow in the Gethsamane Cemetery. Sympathetic and professional services are by MEMORIAL FUNERAL HOME, 1302 St. Stephens Rd., Prichard, AL 36610. Published in the Mobile Register on 5/14/2003.

Mr. Larry Jerome "Tex" Moran

Mr. Larry Jerome Moran, on Saturday March 14, 1987, departed this life at a local hospital. Born May 17, 1964, in Mobile, Alabama, he was preceded in death by his grandfather, Mr. Enoch Benjamin, Sr., an uncle, Mr. Samuel Swift Harris, Sr. and his great-grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Frank (Ada) Singleton, Sr., and Mr. and Mrs. Richard (Minnie) Benjamin. He leaves to cherish his memories, a devoted mother, Mrs. Henrietta Holcombe of Mobile, Alabama, a devoted father, Mr. Douglas McArthur Benjamin, Sr., of Chicago, Illinois, two sisters, Linda Benjamin of Prichard, Alabama and Raquel Benjamin of Chicago, Illinois; three brothers, Mark Holmes, Arthur Benjamin and Douglas McArthur Benjamin, Jr., all of Chicago, Illinois, two grandmothers, Mrs. Octavia Moran, of Mobile, and Mrs. Mattie Singleton-Benjamin of Prichard, Alabama, one devoted aunt, Mrs. Shirley Goodwin, one devoted great-aunt, Mrs. Ethel Perine, both of Prichard, Alabama, two devoted friends, Mrs. Alice Lacey and Mr. Webster Pringle, of Prichard, Alabama, a host of uncles, aunts, cousins and other relatives and friends. Services, March 21, 1987, 11:00 A. M. Hodeges Funeral Chapel, 701 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Ave., Mobile, Alabama, Rev. Mozelle Jefferson, officiating. Hodeges Funeral Chapel in charge, interment in Whispering Pines Cemetery.

Mrs. Nancy Rae "Nae Nae" Law-Lassiter

Born March 5, 1915, Sister Nancy Lassiter, a native of Coffeeville, Clarke County, Alabama, and a resident of Plateau, Alabama for a number of years, passed suddenly, August 17, 1973 at a local nursing home. She leaves to mourn her passing, a devoted husband, Mr. Howard Lassiter, Pateau, Al., a devoted Mother, Mrs. Albert Collins of Prichard, Al., six sisters, Mrs. Nettie Dickinson, and Mrs. Flossie Watson of Prichard, Al., Mrs. Beatrice Jackson and Ms. Eartha Murphy of Oakland, Ca., Mrs. Grace Horn of Detroit, Mi., and Mrs. Ida Lou Johnson of Coffeeville, Al., one brothe, Mr. James Law of Boston, Ma., a father and mother-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Lassiter, Butler, Al., five aunts, five uncles, two sisters-in-law, one devoted, Mrs. Annie Mae Kirksey, Philadlphia, Pa., Mrs. Ora Lee Law of Boston, Ma., five brothers-in-law, Mr. Robert Lassiter, Butler, Al., Jerome Dickinson and Mr. Marshall Watson, Prichard, Al., Mr. Clifford Horn, Sr. of Detroit, Mi., and Mr. Clarence Jackson, Sr., of Oakland, Ca., devoted friends; Mrs. Claudine Martin and Mrs. Lela Thompson of Prichard, Al., a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Services, Friday, August 14, 1973, 2:00 PM, First Hopewell Baptist Church, 664 Shelby Street, Magazine, Al, Rev. John McCarty Minister. Interment in Oaklawn Memorial Cemetery, Hodge Funeral Chapel directing.

Mr. Frank "Boo Key" Singleton, Jr.

Born April 6, 1907, Mr. Frank Singleton, Jr., a native of Chickasaw, Al. and a former resident of Plateau, Al. departed this life Tuesday, January 11, 1983. He leaves to cherish his memories, a devoted wife, Gloria Ely-Singleton; five daughters, Mrs. Edwina Mixon of Plateau, Ms. Barbara J. Singelton, Ms. Loretha Singleton, Providence, R. I., Mrs. Voncile (Charles) Taylor, Mrs. Inez (Cleve) Smith pf Prichard; seven sons, Mr. Winston A. Singleton, Auburn, N. Y., Anthony and Donald Curtis, Frank, III, Roberto, Gerald and Melvin J. Singleton, all of Prichard; three sisters; Mrs. Mattie (Enoch) Benjamin, of Prichard, Mrs. Vinece (Jasper) Agee, Mrs. Ethel (Marvin) Agee of Chicago, Il, five brothers, Mr. Clarence (Cornelia) Singleton of Prichard, Mr. Edley (Joyce) Singleton, Boston, MA, Mr. Melvin (Vivian) Singleton and Mr. Preston Singleton of Ohio, nineteen grandchildren, one devoted, Arlean Horton, eight great-grandchildren, six sisters-in-law, three brothers-in-law, one devoted, Mr. John Kidd of Plateau, Al., devoted friends, Mr. Allie B. Srcuggs, Mr. James (Annie) Sanders and Mrs. Rosie Singleton, Providence, R. I. A host of cousins, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Services were at Mother of Mercy Catholic Church, Plateau, Al, January 15, 1983, 11:00 AM, Father William Cantwell Officiating. Interment in the Plateau Cemetery, Plateau, Al., Christian Benevolent Funeral Home, directing.

Miss Catherine Elizabeth "Carrie" Singleton

Miss Catherine Elizabeth "Carrie" Singleton, a native and lifetime resident of Plateau, Ala., departed this life Saturday, February 25, 1967, at a local hospital. Born in 1904 to the late, Mrs. Ada Thompson-Harper-Singleton and Mr. Frank Singleton, Sr., she was also preceded in death by a sister, Elmira Singleton. She is survived by two daughters, Miss Dorothy Stallworth of Chicago, Ill, and Miss Gloria Stallworth of Plateau, Ala.; four sons, Mr. Johnnie Stallworth, Mr. Raymond Stallworth and Mr. Eurrl Stallworth, all of Plateau, Ala., and Mr. Clifton Stallworth of Chicago, Ill.; three sisters, Mrs. Mattie Singleton (Enoch) Benjamin, of Prichard, Ala., Mrs. Vinice (Jasper) Agee and Mrs. Ethel (Marvin) Agee, both of Chicago, Ill., six brothers, Mr. Clarence (Carnelia) Singleton and Mr. Frank Singleton, Sr., both of Prichard, Ala., Mr. Melvin Singleton and Mr. Preston Singleton, both of Chicago, Ill., Mr. Edley Singleton of Boston, Mass., and Mr. Earl Singleton of Cleveland, Ohio; nine grandchildren, one great-grandchild, four sisters-in-law, a devoted friend (father of her children) Mr. Frank Stallworth, a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends. Her remains will lie in state, Friday evening, March 3, 1967, in Hodges Funeral Chapel, from 5:00 P. M. until time for funeral service, Saturday, March 4, 1967, at 11:00 A. M. in chapel with Rev. M. H. Strickland officiating. Interment in Plateau Cemetery, Hodges Funeral Chapel directing (successors to Smith & Gaston), Taylor H. Hodge, Sr., president, at new location, 701 Davis Ave.

Sister Margaret "Red" Bonner

Ms. Margaret Bonner, a native of Washington County, Alabama, and a resident of Prichard, AL, was born May 19, 1933. She was a faithful member of the Holmes Street Missionary Baptist Church, and a 20 year employee of Autumn Breeze Nursing Home, until her health failed. She answered the call from her Savior that her journey was completed on October 5, 1999. She was preceded in death by her parents, Jerome Dickinson and Nettie Law-Dickinson, and William Bonner, and brother William Bonner, Jr. She leave to cherish her precious memories, five sons; Horace (Barbara) Bonner, Sr., Algernon (Constancel) Bonner, and Gregory Bonner, all of Detroit, MI, Anthony (Giselle) Bonner of Mobile, AL, and Gary Bonner of Prichard, AL; three daughters, one devoted, Valaried Bonner of Prichard, AL, Brenda (Reginald) Jenkins, Houston, TX and Elisa (Bobby) Smith of Eight Mile, AL; eighteen grandchildren, three sisters, one devoted, Sandra (Robert) Henderson, of Prichard, AL, Jacqueline Bonner and Barbara (Wade) Baise, Pomona, CA, five aunts, one devoted, Grace Horn, Detroit, MI, beatrice Jackson, Oakland, CA, Flossie Watson, Ledora Summers, and Lela Thompson all of Prichard, AL, one uncle, Chester Dickinson, San Antonio, TX, four nieces, two devoted, Felicia Henderson, Whistler, AL, Marki Henderson, Mobile, AL, and Shellanda and Erin Henderson, of Prichard, AL, three nephews, one devoted, Robert (Ralina) Henderson, Jr., Detroit, MI, Roderick Henderson, of Prichard, AL and Sedrick Henderson of Montgomery, AL; devoted cousins; Marie Malone, Daphne, AL, Ruby Weathers, Prichard, AL, Sarah, Faye, Ann, Evelyn Horn, all of Detroit, MI, devoted friends, Cindy Martin, Mobile, AL, Ida Taylor and family, Juanita Thompson, Donna Ray, Viola Stutts, McKinley Jones and family, Paul Savage, Robert Reed, Robert and Lucille Grayson, Etta Robinson, Phyliss Gandy, and a host of other relatives, friends and co-workers. Services, Saturday, October 9, 1999, 1:00 P. M., Holmes Street Missionary Baptist Church, 316 Max Street, Prichard, AL 36610, Rev. T. J. Hatcher D. D. Pastor and Officiating Minister. Interment, Gethsemane Cemetery. Services entrusted to Christian Benevolent Funeral Home, Mobile, AL.

Mrs. Sandra Maria "Sissy" Dickinson Henderson

Mrs. Sandra Mara Dickinson Henderson (Sissy), a native of Mobile, AL and a resident of Prichard, AL, was born October 8, 1949. She was a member of Holmes Street Missionar Baptist Church an an employee of U. S. A. Medical Center until her untimely death. She answered the call from her Savioure and her journey was over on June 3, 2000. She was preceded in death by her devoted parents; Jerome and Nettie Law Dickinson, and a devoted sister, Margaret Bonner. She leaves to cherish her memories, a devoted husband of 33 years, Robert Lee Henderson, Sr.; five devoted daughters; Felecia Henderson of Whistler, AL, Marki Henderson of Mobile, AL, Shellanda and Erin Henderson of Prichard, AL; three devoted sons; Robert Lee (Ralina) Henderson, Jr., of Mobile, AL, Roderick and Sedrick Henderson of Prichard, AL; two step daughters: Rochelle Sigler and Angela (Charlie) Taylor of Prichard, AL, seven devoted grandchildren; Ashley, Alexis, Robert III, Andrew, Rashawn, Reginald and Johnathan, all of Prichard, AL; five aunts, one devoted, Grace Horn of Detroit, MI, Flossie Law Watson, Ledora Summers, and Lelia Thompson, of Prichard, AL, and Beatrice Law Jackson of Oakland, CA, three aunts-in-law; Lelia Washington of Leaksville, MS, Ruth Kinton of Washington, D. C., and Ruby Shumake of Gulfport, MS; one devoted uncle, Chester Dickinson of San Antonio, ; a host of nieces, one devoted, Ella (Bobby) Smith of Eight Mile, AL, and Valoried Bonner of Whistler, AL; a host of nephews, five devoted, Horace (Barbara) Bonner, Algenon (Constance) Bonner and Gregory Bonner, all of Detroit, MI, Anthony (Giselle) Bonner of Mobile, AL, and Gary Bonner of Prichard, AL; several devoted cousins; Roby Weathers pf Prichard, AL, Orlando (Gloria) Summers of Eight Mile, AL, Janice (Robert) Williams of Tampa, FL, Sarah, Faye, Anne, Evelyn, Clifford and Jefferey Horn, all of Detroit, MI, the jackson and Murphy families of Oakland, CA; three sisters-in-law, two devoted, Concile Henderson and Bessie (Clarence) Bradley of Prichard, AL, and Rosetta(Harold) Hayes of Toledo, OH, two brothers-in-law; Leroy (Jackie) Henderson an Jimmy (Barbara Jean) Henderson of Prichard, AL; devoted friends: Louise Reed, Earnestine Woody, Cynthia Martin, Calvin (Ethel) Jones, Tommy (Clara) Walker, Jr., Walter (Cynthia) Eaton, Florida Mae Witherspoon, Anthony (Tawanna) Collins, Roy (Patsey Stallworth, Sr., Etta Robinson, Viola Stutts, Victor (Calva) Shumake, Chico (Toni) Hubbard, Lamariette W. Dandridge, Palmer K. Carry, Carrie (Henry) Sykes, and the class of '66 of Blount High School; devoted neighbors; Earnest (Veronica) Carlton, Wilson (Gwen) Purifoy, Ethel Jones, JoAnn Jones, Bille (Rosie) Washington; devoted God-parents, Clarence (Ruth) Witherspoon, and Evelyn Guy. Service, Saturday, June 10, 2000. 3:00 P. M., Holmes Street Missionary Baptist Church, 316 Max Street, Prichard, AL 36610. Rev. T. J. Hatcher, Pastor and Officiating Minister. Interment: Gethsemane North, arrangements by: Reese Funeral Home, 925 Bessemer Ave., Prichard, AL 36610.

Mr. Clarence "Jack" Jackson, Jr.

Clarence Jackson, Jr. was born on October 23, 1939 in Prichard, Alabama to Mr. Clarence and Mrs. Beatrice (Law) Jackson, Sr. In 1948, Clarence Jackson, Jr. moved with his family to Oakland, Califorania. Clarence Jackson, Jr. was united with St. Mary's Catholic Church in Oakland, California in 1954. Clarence Jackson, Jr. graduated from Oakland Technical "Tech" High School in 1957. He served four years in the United States Army, from 1957 to 1961. Clarence Jackson, Jr. was united in Holy Matrimony, to his third wife, Carol Calvin in 1991. He was an outdoors person and loved people. He enjoyed his life to the fullest. Clarence worked as a car salesman most of his life, and was the former owner of Jackson Buick-Pontiac car dealership in Stockton, California. He used to say, that being a car salesman gave him the opportunity to be outside an meet people at the same time. Clarence Jackson, Jr. departed this life on July 25, 1994 in Pinole, California. He was preceded in death by his father, Clarence Jackson, Sr. He leaves to mourn, a loving wife, Carol Jackson of Oakland, California, step-daughters, Stephanie and Gia Calvin of Oakland, California, mother, Mrs. Beatrice Law-Jackson of Oakland, California, brothers; Wilbert Jackson of Signal Hill, Ca. and Carl Jackson of Oakland, CA; sister, Mary Carolyn Jackson-Gates of San Leandro, CA, nephews, Shannon Gates of Sparks, NV, Erik Gates of Oakland, CA, and Shaun Jackson of Berkeley, CA, niece, Dawnielle Jackson of Oakland, CA. great-nephews, Brandon and Kevin Gates both of Oakland, CA, and a host of aunts, an uncle, cousins and friends. Serviecs held Wednesday, August 3, 1994, 11:00 a.m. Fouche's Hudson Funeral Home, "Chapel of Peace", 3665 Telegraph Avenue, Oakland, California, 94609, officiating, Father Leo Edgerly, Jr. Intermetn, Rolling Hills Memorial Park, 4100 Hilltop Drive, Richmond, California.

Mr. Edley "Eddie" Singleton

Edley Singleton  age 87, of Mattapan, passed away Dec. 26, 2005. He was born in Plateau, Alabama, and lived in Boston, MA before moving to Mattapan, NC. Beloved husband of the late Priscilla A. Lovett-Singleton and Joyce Cleckley-Singleton. Father of Charles R. Foster, E. Renee Singleton-Eriyo, E. Shaun Singleton. Graveside service at Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett, MA on Friday, Jan. 13, 2006 at 2PM. All family and guests please meet at the gate of the cemetery (302 Elm St.) Published in the Boston Globe on 1/12/2006.

Mr. Melvin Singleton
Mr. Melvin Singleton, born July 5, 1924 in Plateau, AL to the late Mr. Frank Singleton, Sr. and the late Mrs. Katie Freeman-Singleton, passed October 7, 2006 in Chicago, IL.
Mr. Preston Singleton
Mr. Preston Singleton, born March 9, 1932 in Plateau, AL, to the late Mr. Frank Singleton, Sr. and the late Mrs. Katie Singleton, passed away January 9, 2003 in Chicago, IL.

Mrs. Clydia Mae Robinson-Jackson

Clydia Mae Jackson was the fourth of eight children born to Vernie Verneeza Robinson and Harry Robinson on January 20, 1940 in Bakersfield, California, departed this life, August 22, 1989, in Richmond, California. On October 23, 1975 she was united in matrimony to Clarence Jackson, Jr. Clydia was raised in Richmond, Califorania and Berkeley, California. She was a hard working and fun loving wife and mother. During her lifetime, she worked as a registered nurse for seventeen years in various hospitals. She wa head nurse at Peralta Hospital for five yearas. To those who knew her and loved her, she was one of a kind. She was always there to lend a helping hand. Whenver she was reminded of her uniqueness, shw would laugh and say, "You better believe it." Clydia loved traveling, entertaining and shopping. She used to say the slogan "Shop Til You Drop" was meant for her. She was a member of Church of Christ in Richmond, California. Clydia leaves to cherish her memory, her husband, Clarence Jackson, Jr.: one daughter, Carla Simone' Warner and two granchildren, Verneeza Iesha Scott and Tatiuna Clydia Lashanell Brown, her mother, Vernie Verneeza Robinson all of Richmond, California; her father, Harry Robinson of Termo, California; three sisters: Earline Smith of Richmond, California: Mae Glover of El Sobrante, California and Jonnie Robinson of Oakland, California; four brothers: Harry Robinson, Herman Robinson, Vernon Robinson and Cornell Robinson of Richmond, California and a host of nieces, nephews, her favorite brother-in-law, Smitty, sisters-in-law; other relatives and friends. Memorial services held at Church of Christ, 1501 Florida Avenue, Richmond, California, Tuesday, August 29, 1989, 2:00 p. m. officiating Minister Woodrow Russell. Private Interment, Rolling Hills Memorial Park, Richmond, California.

Lantrabius Voncell Holcombe-McCarroll Jr.
Lantrabius Voncell Holcombe-McCarroll Jr., a native and resident of Mobile, died Saturday, February 17, 2007 at a local hospital. He was 6 months old. Survivors include his mother, Taneshia Orange; his father, Lantrabius Voncell Holcombe-McCarroll Sr.; one sister, Lantraneshia Maxcine Holcombe-McCarroll; maternal grandmother, Elizabeth Orange; maternal grandfather, George Benjamin Jr.; paternal grandfather, Tony Holcombe; maternal great-grandmother, Mary Benjamin; and paternal great-grandfather, Willie Holcombe, all of Mobile.
Visitation will be from 3 to 5 p.m. today, Thursday, February 22, 2007 at Azalea Funeral Service on State Street, where the service is scheduled for 10 a.m. Friday, February 23, 2007. Burial will follow in Gethsemane Cemetery on Mobile Street.

Mr. Earnest Scott

Earnest Scott -- A native of Jackson, AL and a resident of Mobile, AL for the past 53 years, passed this life Monday, January 27, 2003 at a local nursing home. Mr. Scott worked 37 years as a Longshoreman. His wife, Allar B. Scott and his parents preceded him in death. He leaves to cherish his memories 11 children, Glenda Nesmith, Far Rockaway, NY, Ernest G. (Jana) Scott, Eight Mile, AL, Leon R. Scott, Mobile, AL, Bennie (LaRita) Scott, Whistler, AL, Janice Langham, Columbia, MD, Frank (Joann) Scott, Snellville, GA, Alan (Diane) Scott, Lilburn, GA, Allar (Alfonso) Tunidor, Hampton, VA, Patrick (Izumi) Scott, Honolulu, HI, Christopher (Irene) Scott, Snellville, GA, Robert Scott, College Park, GA; one adopted daughter, Elizabeth (Levi) Wright; three sisters, Irene (Dan) James, Jackson, AL, Rosie Jackson and Hattie Jackson, both of Mobile, AL; two brothers, Johnny Burrell, Jackson, AL and Johnnie (Annie) Jackson, Mobile, AL; 24 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends. Visitation will be held Friday, January 31, 2003 at Azalea Funeral Home from 3 to 5 p.m. and also on Saturday, February 1, 2003 at the Mt. Olive Baptist Church No. 1, 409 Lexington Avenue, from 9 a.m. until the 11 a.m. funeral hour with Pastor Ernest G. Scott officiating. Interment will follow in Gethsemane Cemetery, 800 Mobile Street. Services of love entrusted to AZALEA FUNERAL HOME 352 STATE ST. MOBILE, AL. Published in the Mobile Register on 1/31/2003.

Mrs. Sharica Rena Bonner-Cunningham

Sharica Rena Bonner-Cunningham--a native of Eight Mile, AL, age 25, departed this life on Sunday, February 27, 2005 at a local hospital. She was preceded in death by her great-grandmothers, Caldonia Osbey and Nettie E. Law (Jerome) Dickinson; grandmother, Margaret Bonner; mother-in-law, Stephanie Dockery; and two uncles, Alexander Horne Jr. and Joel Osbey. She is survived by her devoted husband, Carlos Cunningham; two daughters, Carlajiah and Rachel Cunningham; three sons, Romontel Bonner, Kendrick and Raquel Cunningham; devoted parents, Horace Sr. and Barbara Bonner of Detroit, MI; one brother, Horace (Rhonda) Bonner Jr.; one sister, SyNia Bonner; one niece, Jarna Bonner; two nephews, Horace III and Shemar Bonner; grandmother, Ida Taylor; grandfather, Fred Stevenson; three devoted aunts, Valerie Bonner of Prichard, AL, Elise M. Bonner (Bobby) Smith of Eight Mile, AL and Brenda (Reginald) Jenkins of Houston, TX; four devoted uncles, Algenon (Constance) Bonner of Oak Park, MI, Gregory Bonner of Detriot, MI, Gary Bonner, Sr. of Mobile, AL and Anthony (Gizelle) Bonner of Mobile, AL; and  two godchildren; and a host of many devoted aunts, cousins, other relatives and friends. Visitation will be held on Friday, March 4, 2005 from 9:00 a.m. until the 11:00 a.m. funeral hour at the Mt. Hebron Baptist Church, 2531 Berkley Ave., Mobile, AL. Interment will follow in Gethsemane Cemetery. Sympathetic and professional services are by: MEMORIAL FUNERAL HOME 1302 St. Stephens Rd. Prichard, AL 36610. Published in the Mobile Register on 3/3/2005.

Sister Mattie Gilmore Hall Tucker

Sister Mattie Gilmore Hall Tucker--Born April 14, 1915, a native of Salipta, AL and a resident of Prichard, AL departed this life on Tuesday, February 24, 2004. She was a faithful member of Holmes Street Missionary Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Ed Tucker, a devoted son, Silas Hall, Jr.; one niece, Alberta Peavy and a God son, Roger Cobbs. She leaves to cherish her memories, one devoted son, Lonnie C. Hall; three brothers, George (Sarah), Walter (Lela) and Emmitt (Ginger) Gilmore; three sisters, Nonie Mae Griffin, Bessie Lee Bracy and Cloradine Kennedy; one very devoted granddaughter, Erica Darnisha Stewart and a host of devoted nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends, four devoted, Emma Rodgers, Calva Shoemacher, Tenesha Burpo and Lisa Stewart. Visitation will be held on Saturday, February 28, 2004 at the Holmes Street Missionary Baptist Church, 316 Holmes St., Prichard, AL with Reverend Keith Leatherwood officiating. Interment will follow in Gethsemane Cemetery, 800 Mobile, St., Mobile, AL. Sympathetic and professional services by MEMORIAL FUNERAL HOME. 

Mrs. Sarah Lee Swanson Gilmore

Mrs. Sarah Lee Swanson Gilmore--Born July 16, 1927 to the late Handy and Georgiana Swanson. She is a native of Salitpa, AL and a resident of Mobile, AL. She departed this life for eternity on January 26, 2005. She accepted Christ at an early age and was a lifelong member of the St. Paul Missionary Baptist Chruch of Salitpa, AL. She remained a faithful member under the present leadership of Rev. Hurley James. She leaves to cherish her memories a loving husband, George Robert Gilmore; two sons, John Swanson (Geneva) of Hawthorne, CA and Robert Lee Gilmore of Mobile; one daughter, Wanda Faye Gilmore of Mobile; two granddaughters, Cheryl E. Swanson of Pasadena, CA and Monica (Peaches) Gilmore of Mobile; two brothers-in-law, Walter G. Gilmore (Lela Mae) and Emmitt Gilmore (Ginger V.) of Salitpa; three sisters-in-law, Nonnie Mae Griffin of Winn, AL, Bessie L. Bracy and Clora Dean Campbell of Mobile, AL and a host of relatives and friends. Visitation will be held on Friday, February 4, 2005 at the Pleasant View Baptist Church, 1517 Kayte St., Mobile, AL from 9:00 A.M. until the 12:00 P.M. funeral hour. Interment will follow in the Gethsemane Cemetery, 800 Mobile St. Sympathetic and professional services are by: MEMORIAL FUNERAL HOME 1302 St. Stephens Rd. Prichard, AL 36610. Published in the Mobile Register on 2/3/2005.

Mr. Cornelius De Angelo Harris

Mr. Corneilius De Angelo Harris, age 17, born October 25, 1982, a resident of Chickasaw, AL exchanged life for eternity on Monday, September 11, 2000. Cornelius accepted Christ at an early age and was baptized at Liberty Missionary Baptist Church, on April 12, 1987.He was a student (junior) at Vigor High School. He was preceded in death by a brother, Samuel Harris, III, grandparents, Mr. Samuel Swift "Sam" Harris, Sr., and Mrs. Betty Fountain-Harris. He leaves to cherish his memory, a devoted mother, Mrs. Pamela Caldwell; stepfather, Mr. Willie Caldwell of Chickasaw, AL; father, Mr. Samuel Swift Harris, Jr. of Mobile, AL; one brother, James Harris of Chickasaw, AL; two sisters, Natalie Smith and Samantha Harris both of Mobile, Al; grandmother, Jaccquline (Donald) Robinson; great-grandmothers, Mrs. Mattie Lucille Singleton-Benjamin and Mrs. Ozella Smith; a host of aunts, uncles, cousins, other family members and friends, one devoted, Torrance Howard. Visitation will be held at Memorial Funeral Home on Saturday, September 16, 2000 from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. at which time Rev. Wayne Lacy will officiate. Interment will follow in Prichard Memorial Cemetery, Prichard, AL. Sympathetic and professional services are by MEMORIAL FUNERAL HOME, 1302 Viaduct St, Prichard, AL 36610.

Mr. Joseph "Joe" Tinsley

Born March 24, 1926, Mr. Joseph Tinsley, a native and lifelong resident of Mobile, AL, died at a local Hospital on Tuesday, October 3, 2000. He was preceded in death by his parents, John and Ruby Harris-Tinsley, and his daughter, Shelia Ezell. He leaves to cherish his memories his sons, Joseph (Floretta) Tinsley-Ezell, Jul ius Tinsley, Earnest Williams, Levon Tinsley, Elbert (Deborah) Tinsley, Darrel Ezell, Wilfred Ezell, and Danny Ezell; three daughters, Sharon Williams, Betty (Larry) Hill, and Winnie Gayle; the children's mother, Juanita Ezell; two sisters, Ivora (Ernest) Williams , and Josephine (Charles) Trice, of Palm Dale, CA; one brother, Norman (Rushie) Tinsley; one aunt, Regina Brown; one uncle, J.W. Tinsley; a number of grandchildren, and a host of niece s, nephews, other relatives and friends. Visitation will be at Our Mother of Mercy Catholic Church, Plateau, on Wednesday, October 11, 2000 after 10:00 a.m. Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated from the church at 12 Noon, with Father Anietie Akama Ukanide, MSP, the Celebrant. Interment will follow in the Plateau Cemetery. Funeral arrange ments by REESE FUNERAL HOME, 925 Bessemer Avenue, Prichard, Alabama 36610.

Ms. Linda Darnell Tinsley

Born October 20, 1949 in M obile, AL died at her residence on Thursday, April 1 3, 2000. She was preceded in death by her mother, Elouise Tinsley; grandmother, Ruby Tinsley, and her grandfather, Johnny Tinsley. S he leaves to cherish her memories, two daughters, Inger Tinsley and Tonya (Donte ) Bumpers, Sr. of Mobile, 6 grandchildren, Brandon, Jonathan, Jaynine, LaTia, Frederick Tinsley and Donte' Bumpers Jr., one devoted sister, Johnita (Nolan) Martin Sr., one step-sister, Shelia Martin of Mobile, two aunts, Ivora (Ernest) Williams of Mobile, and Jose phine (Charles) Trice of Littlerock, CA, two uncles, Norman Rodgers (Rushie) Tinsley, and Joseph Tinsley of Mobile, one special frie nd and her children's father, Alexander Harris; one god sister, Roberta (Ralph) Dawson and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and many devoted friends. Visitation will be at Our Mother of Mercy Catholic Church (Plateau) on Wednesday, April 19, 200 0 after 9:00 am. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated from the church at 11 :00 am with Father Brian Fox, S.S.J. the Celebrant. Interment will follow in the Plateau Cemetery. Funeral arrangements are by REESE FUNERAL HOME, 925 Bessemer Ave, Prichard, AL.

Mr. Edward Green "Bud" Harris, Sr.

Mr. Edward Green "Bud" Harris, Sr., a native and lifelong resident of Plateau, AL died on Friday, August 11, 2000 at his residence. Born September 19, 1907, to the late Mrs. Malinda Singleton-Harris and Mr. George Harris, Sr., Mr. Harris was the oldest resident of the Africa Town USA Community. He was a member of Our Mother of Mercy Catholic Church. He is survived by his wife, Clara Harris of Mobile; seven daughters, Melba Jones of Mobile, Verdella Harris of Florida, Judy Harris of Mobile, Gail (Curtis) Jackson of Mobile, Barbara (Jack) Evans of Eight Mile, Cynthia Crawford of Dallas, Floretta Harris of Florida; three sons, Ernest Harris of Mobile, Edward Harris of Kushla and Charles Harris of Mobile; one sister, Regina Brown of Mobile; three sisters-in-law, Alberta (Eddie) Lambert of Louisiana, Betty Cobb of Louisiana and Thelma Hammond of Indianapolis; three sons-in-law, Victoria (Essie) Harris of Mobile, Israel (Blanche) Hammond of Lou isiana and Frank (Shirley) Hammond of Mobile; 30 grandchildren, 25 great grandchildren, numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives an d friends. Visitation will be held at Our Mother of Mercy Catholic Church, 805 Eas t St, Plateau on Wednesday, August 16, 2000 from 9 a .m. until the 11 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial Celebration. Interment in Oaklawn Cemetery. Sympathetic and professional services are by MEMORIAL FUNERAL HOME, 1302 Viaduct St, Prichard, AL.

Norman Harris Jr.

A native of Plateau, AL and a resident of Mobile, AL, was born May 17, 1932, de parted this life on June 6, 2001 at a local hospital. He was preceded in death b y his wife, Ruby Cotton Harris; brother, Charles Harris; and his parents, Viola Powell and Norman Harris, Sr. He was a Parishioner at Most Pure Heart of Mary Catholic Church, a member of Mobile Steamship Association and International Loneshoreman's Association Loc al 1410. Survivors include six sons, Nathaniel Harri s, James (Zelda) Harris, Marvin Harris, Jeffery Harris, Terry (Lillian) Lewis, a ll of Mobile, AL, Tony (Cassandra) Harris of Ft. Wor th, TX; two daughters, Denise (Tommie) Wells and Deborah Kennedy, both of Mobile , AL; thirteen grandchildren; two great grandchildre n; one devoted sister, Lola May Bell of Plateau, AL; three sisters-in-law, Marian Juzang, Nettie Rine Harris, both of Mobile, AL and Earnestine (Lorenza) Fields of Ft. Worth, TX; two devoted brothers-in-law, James Juzang of Mobile, AL and Swep Bell of Los Angeles, CA; one aunt, Regina Brown of Plateau, AL; a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Visitation will be held on Saturday, June 16, 2001 at the Most Pure Heart of Mary Catholic Church from 9:00 A.M. until the 11:00 A.M. Mass of Christian Burial with Rev. John Tyne celebrant. Rosary will be recited at 10:30 A.M. Interment in the Whispering Pines Cemetery. Funeral arrangements entrusted to HODGES CHAPEL LLC, 701 Dr. Martin Luther King Avenue, Mobile, AL 36603.

Mr. Victoria Nathaniel Harris

Age 72. A native of Mauvilla, AL and a long time resident of Mobile, AL died Sunday, April 8, 2001. He is survived by his wife, Essie Harris of Mobile, AL; two brothers, Isreal (Blanch) Hammond of LaComb, LA, Frank J. (Shirley) Hammond of Mauvilla, AL; four sisters, Alberta (Eddie) Lambert, Bettey James all of Abita Springs, LA, Claria Harris o f Mobile, AL, Thelma Spencer of Elk Hart, IN; a host of grandchildren, great grandchildren, relatives and friends. Visitation will b e held from Deliverance Temple, Maple St, Saturday, April 14, 2001 from 1 p.m. until the 2 p.m. funeral hour with Bishop J. Cleveland, pastor and officiant. Interment in Oaklawn Cemetery. Sympathetic and professional services are by MEMORIAL FUNERAL HOME, 1302 Via duct St, Prichard, AL. 36610.

Mrs. Clara Mae Law "Choo Choo" Johnson

A native and life long resident of Mobile, AL, born October 23, 1954, passed Sunday, July 30, 2000 at a local health care facility. She was a graduate of Toulminville High School, Class of 1973, and attended Mary Holmes, Jr. College for Early Childhood Education. She leaves to cherish her precious memories two children, Charles Law and Latanya Law, both of Mobile, AL; parents, Bill Law and Helen Law, of Mobile, AL; sisters, Ruby Mae Davis and Gloria C. Wilson, both of Mobile, AL; Brothers, Rev. Henry Lee (Richardean) Crawford, of Daphne, AL, Eugene Crawford, and Rev. Roderick (Jackie) Law, of Mobile, AL, Terry Lee Crawford, of South Carolina, and William L. Law, of London, OH; three aunts, three uncles; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends, devoted, Henrie Johnson, Tupel o, MS and Brendell Johnson, Prichard, AL. Her remains will lie in state at Christian Benevolent Funeral Home, Inc. of Friday, August 4, 2000 from 12:00 noon until 5:00 p.m. and after 9:00 a.m. Saturday, August 5, 2 000 at Nazaree #1 Baptist Church, 511 Joseph Blair Street. Visitation will be from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. at which time Rev. Joseph Bla ir, Pastor, will conduct the funeral service. Interment will follow in Casher Cemetery. Funeral arrangements by Christian Benevolent Funeral Home, Inc. 201 N. Hamilton St., Mobile, AL 36603.

Mr. Samuel "Dank" Graham, Sr.

Samuel Graham Sr., a truck driver with Baldwin Transfer Co. Inc., died Thursday, July 12, 2001. He was 62, born June 13, 1939 to the late Mr. and Mrs. Tom Graham. Graham was a native of Toxey and a resident of Mobile. Survivors include his wife, Annie Florence Graham of Mobile; three sons, Samuel (Irene) Graham Jr., Lee Anthony (Vernessa) Smith and Timothy (Coronda) Graham, all of Mobile; one daughter, Angelia (Walter) McCants of Mobile; three stepdaughters, Gloria Florence and Sabrina (Jimmie) Culpepper, both of Mobile, and Evelyn Johnson of Savannah, Ga.; two stepsons, Sheron (Leshondra) Florence of Mobile, Evelyn (Carl) Johnson, of Savannah, GA, and Marlon Florence of Altamonte Springs, Fla.; his stepmother, Corine Graham of Atlanta; two sisters, Mary Lee (Ben) Stewart of Toxey, AL, and Ethel Mae Graham of Atlanta; three brothers, Willie Graham of Toxey and Olan (Nettie Lee) Graham of Gilbertown, and Jessie (Annie) Graham of Mobile; 36 grandchildren; and one great-grandchild; mother-in-law, Mattie Croskey, Georgianna, AL; uncle, T. Miller, Mobile, AL; sisters-in-law, Lonnie Mae Graham, Mobile, AL, Mandy McDaniels, Lisa Gilmore, Betty McMeans, and Annette Williams, all of Georgianna, AL; brothers-in-law, Willie (Janice) Peterson, Greenville, AL, Samuel (Pearlie) Croskey, and Tommie Peterson, both of Georgianna, AL; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, devoted, Carrie Graham (Bennie) Houston, Eight Mile, AL, other relatives and friends, devoted, Archie Sanders, Dennis Farley and Ernest Coleman. A viewing will be held beginning at noon Tuesday at Christian Benevolent Funeral Home, with visitation to follow from 6 to 8 p.m. A cortege will leave the funeral home at 9 a.m. Wednesday. A visitation will be held from 11 a.m. to noon at St. Paul Methodist Church in Toxey, with funeral services to follow. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Arrangements are by Christian Benevolent Funeral Home.

Brother Roosevelt "Buddy" Hurd

Roosevelt Hurd, a U. S. Army veteran of World War II, died Friday at his home in Mobile. He was 74. Hurd, a native of Plateau, was a member of Union Missionary Baptist Church. Preceding him in death were his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Gus Hurd, Sr. and several siblings. He was the grandson of the late Hannah Williams, a "Pioneer Woman" and former slave of Clarke County, Alabama. He is survived by three sons, Barry Hurd, Carlos Hurd an Brentz Hurd, all of Mobile; five daughters, Carolyn Adams, of Mesa, Ariz., Rose Fox of Miami, and Pamela Meggs, Renee Cleveland and Tammie Hurd all of Mobile; a sister, Lucile Dixon of Mobile; 16 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation will be at noon Wednesday, at Union Missionary Baptist Chuch on Bay Bridge Road. Services are set for 1 P. M. at the church, with brial in Gethsemane Cemetery on Mobile Street, GILMERS FUNERAL HOME on Zigler Boulevard is handling arrangements.

Mrs. Sallye Dale McNeely

May The Life I Lived Speak For Me'' Born April 6, 1941 exchanged life for eternity on Friday, September 1, 2000 at a local hospital. A native of Monroe Co unty, Al and a resident of Mobile for over 40 years. Sallye accepted Christ at an early age and upon moving to Mobile in the early sixties, she united with the Corinthian Missionary Baptist Church, where she serv ed faithfully, full of zeal with love for the church and all people until her death. She worked in many capacities in the Church: President of the Willing Workers, Advisor to the Sunbeams, Treasurer of Mission Circle #1; member of the Board of Trustees and Youth A dvisors. She was Co-Chairman of the Trustees and Trustee's Wives an auxiliary of the Sunlight District Association. Sallye worked as a educator in the Mobile County Public School Syste ms for over 32 years until retirement in 1998. She received her Bachelor's of Science Degree from Alabama State University; Master's Degree from the University of South Alabama and ED.S. Degree from Mobile College. Sallye was preceded in death by her mother, Louise Dale; brothers, Miller N. Da le, Arthur Dale and Alphonso Ramsey. She leaves to cherish her memory, father, Nathaniel Dale of Monroe County, AL; devoted sister, Mattie (Wilson) Bullard of Monroe County, Al; two stepdaughters, Elaine McNeely and Donna Pettis both of Dallas, TX; one step grandc hild, Brandi McNeely of Dallas, TX; devoted cousin, Gladys Gilmore (G.G.) of Mobile; two sisters-in-law, Fannie Dale of Mobile, AL a nd Barbara Dale of Frisco City, AL; one uncle, Jimmy (Gainsetta) Dale of Mobile; two devoted friends, John C. Battles of Oklahoma City, OK and Bobby Small of Mobile; nieces and nephews , Patricia (Corey) Richardson, Woodrow (Josephine) Bullard, III, Clifford (Teresa) Bullard, Wayne (Dora) Bullard, Toya (Roderick) McMillian, Matthew (Geraldine) Davis, Lorenzo Hollinger all of Monroe County, AL, Michael Ramsey, Margie Ramsey, Monica Ramsey, Al Ramsey, Jr., Corey Ramsey, Leneice Ramsey all of New York, NY, A. Faye Boykin, Glenda (Trent) Gantt, Beverly (Michael) Williams all of Brewton, AL, Melissa (Anthony) Jackson of Frisco City, AL, Kim Dale of Houston, TX , Daron Ray of Mobile, AL; two godmothers, Hattie Madison and Flora Richardson o f Mobile, AL; four godchildren, Angela (Mitchell) Mc Carroll, Brandi Davis, Brandon Roberson, Amber Joi Jackson all of Mobile, AL; God sister, Bennie Rigsby of Monroe County, AL; two God brothers, Dea. Palmo (Bernice) Dockery and Rev. Richard (Almeida) Dockery, Sr. of Mobile; her special and close friends, Clara Williams of Monroe County, AL, Geneva Smith, Rosie M. Davis, Feryne Henley, Geraldine Jackson, Dea. Earl (Lillian) Walker, Maime Coleman, Edrice Rivers, Dea. James (Carrie) Ruffin, Ethel Greene all of Mobile, AL; devoted neighbor, Mr. Frank Ponquinette and Family, Kool, a host of other relatives and friends, and many who were touched by the life of such a sweet and gentle spirit. Visitation will be at Christian Benevolant Funeral Home , Friday, September 8, 2000 from 12 noon until 5 p.m. and after 9 a.m. Saturday, September 9, 2000 at Corinthian Missionary Baptist Church, 451 Weinacker Ave, Mobile, AL 36604. The family will friends from 10 a.m. until 11 a.m. at which time Rev. Dr. Alvin A. Cleveland will officiate. Immediately following funerals ervice, the cortege will leave for viewing at the New Chapel Baptist Church, 600 Snowden Rd, Mexia, AL, Rev. J. O. Malone, Pastor. Interment will be at the Monroe Chapel, Inc. Funeral arrangements are by CHRISTIAN BENEVOLENT FUNERAL HOME, 201 N. Hamilton St, Mobil e, AL 36603.

Mrs. Clara Bell Harris

Mrs. Clara Bell Harris -- Born August 3, 1930, a native of Mobile, AL departed this life on Saturday, July 6, 2002 at her residence. She was preceded in death by her husband Edward Green Harris, one son, Wayne Harris and one brother, Victoria (Essie) Harris. She leaves to cherish her memories three sons, Ernest (Tara) Harris, Edward (Annie) Harris, Jr., Charles (Felice) Harris all of Mobile, AL; seven daughters, Melba Harris, Judy Harris, Gail Jackson, Barbara (Jack) Evans all of Mobile, AL. Verdella Harris, Floretta Harris both of Florida and Cynthia Crawford of Dallas, TX; three sister, Alberta (Eddie) Lambert, Geneva (Willie) James both of Louisiana, Thelma Spencer of Indiana; two brothers, Israel (Blanche) Hammond of Louisiana and Frank (Shirley) Hammond of Mobile, AL; twenty five grand-children; thirty two great grand-children and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Visitation will be held on Friday, July 12, 2002 at Our Mother of Mercy Catholic Church, 805 East St., Plateau AL from 10:00 a.m. until the 11:00 a.m. funeral hour with Father Anietie Akama Ukanide officiating. Interment will follow in the Oaklawn Cemetery. Sympathetic and professional services are by Memorial Funeral Home, 1302 St. Stephens Road, Prichard, AL 36610.

Mrs. Luether Bolden Jenkins

native of Clarke County, MS and a resident of Prichard, AL for 70 years died on Friday, October 11, 2002. She was a member of Jehovah's Witnesses since 1958. She was preceded in death by her husband, Earlie Jenkins. She is survived by one son, James (Rosetta) Jenkins of Mobile; three daughters, Fannie Tyer of Mobile, Dorothy (Jerome) Floyd of Montoursville, PA, and Evelyn Pittman of Houston, TX; seven grandchildren, Dominic Tyer of Mobile, Tabitha and Kenan Floyd of Montoursville, PA, Henry Martez Pittman of Houston, TX, Kevin (Cassandra) Jenkins and Keisha Roschelle Jenkins all of Mobile, and Karen Jenkins of Orlando, FL; one great grandchild, Kamea Janel Jenkins of Mobile; four sisters, Mamie Tait, Arether Smith, Irene Bolden and Annie Ruth Bolden all of Detroit, MI; many other relatives and friends; one devoted friend, Mildred Brown. Visitation will be at the Reese Funeral Home on Saturday, October 19, 2002 from 12 noon until the 1PM funeral hour. Brother Jerome Floyd will give the Discourse. Interment will follow in the Lawn Haven Cemetery. Funeral arrangements are by REESE FUNERAL HOME, 925 Bessemer Ave, Prichard, Alabama. Published in the Mobile Register on 10/18/2002.

CLAUDE 'COWBOY' KIDD

1944-2002 Claude 'Cowboy' Kidd -- A native of Magazine Point and a resident of Mobile, Alabama ascended into his heavenly home to be with God on Thursday, September 12, 2002. He was preceded in death by his parents, Robert and Lucy Kidd; four sisters and two brothers, Consuella, Mittie, Dorothy and Rose Kidd Fair and brothers, Tom Robert and Aaron Kidd. He leaves to cherish his memories a loving and devoted wife, Barbara Ann Kidd; daughters, Claudia (Rev. Daryn) Baker, DaShawn (Derrick) Jackson-Kidd, all of Mobile, AL, Kaira (Renard) Bendolph of Huntsville, AL; sons, Robert (Co-Co) and Jon-Claude Kidd of Mobile, AL; grandchildren, Brandon, Victoria and Maurice Baker of Mobile, AL, Alexis (Father Eric) Jackson, Joshua and Jeremia Martin of Mobile, AL, Kamryn Bendolph of Mobile, AL, Takea Stewart, Darius Wade and Jourdyn Kidd, all of Mobile, AL; five sisters, one devoted, Cora Kidd of Mobile, AL, Leola Wade of Fairfield, CA, Sheral Kidd, Lindora Scott and Thelma (A.C.) Mosley of Mobile, AL; six brothers, Leroy (Marie) Kidd of Pontiac, MI, Robert (Lucy) Kidd of Oakland, CA, Lovelace (Harolyn) Kidd of San Antonio, TX, William (Amelia) Kidd, Isiah (Carol) Kidd of Mobile, AL and one devoted, George Kidd of Biloxi, MS; devoted mother and father in law, Luther (Luberta) Mickles; devoted neighbors, CheeChee and Kenny; and a host of aunts, uncles, sisters and brothers in law, nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends. Visitation will be on Saturday, September 21, 2002 at 12:00 noon until the 1:00 PM funeral hour at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church, 2034 St. Stevens Rd., Mobile, AL. Father Anietie Ukanide, Pastor and Deacon Alexander Moore, Eulogist. Interment will follow in Gethsemane Cemetery North, Eight Mile, AL. Funeral arrangements by REESE FUNERAL HOME, 925 Bessemer Ave., Prichard, AL. Published in the Mobile Register on 9/20/2002.

Mr. Jasper Ree Agee
Jasper Ree Agee, a U.S. Army veteran of World War II, died June 29, 2007 at a local medical facility. He was 85. He was a native of Marengo County and a resident of Mobile. Survivors include one daughter, Mary Alice Agee Jones of Los Angeles; two brothers, Marvin (Ethel) Agee of Los Angeles and Connie Agee of Rochester, N.Y.; and three sisters, Verline Gilchrist of Prichard, Ethel Ferguson of Arlington, Texas, and Carrie M. Agee of Charlotte, N.C. Visitation will be Saturday, July 7, 2007 from 9 a.m. until the 11 a.m. funeral at Friendship Baptist Church. Burial will take place Monday, July 9, 2007 in Biloxi National Cemetery in Biloxi. Lovett's Funeral Chapel on Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue is handling arrangements.
Mr. Eligia Cox, Sr.
Eligia (Bobo/Slim) Cox-- Was born on February 16, 1951 and departed this life on June 2, 2006. He was a native of Selma, Alabama and longtime resident of Mobile, Alabama. He was preceded in death by his sister Rose D. Cox McCovery. He leaves to cherish, a devoted and loving wife, Ruby S. Cox and loving and devoted parents, Mr. and Mrs. Allen (Lillie M.) Cox Sr; four loving sons, Sean (Stephanie) Williams, Manus Stevens, Henry Cox and Eligia Cox; Godson, Kartarius Johnson; six grandchildren; six brothers, four sisters, six uncles, and four aunts. He also leaves a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends. Visitation will be on Saturday, June 10, 2006 from 9:00am until the 11:00am funeral service at Friendship Baptist Church, 2667 Reaves Street, Mobile, Alabama. Rev. W.E. Jones, Pastor Rev. Eugene Phillips, Officiating Minister. Interment will follow in Lawn Haven Memorial Gardens. REESE FUNERAL HOME in charge of arrangements, Prichard, AL. Published in the Mobile Register on 6/9/2006.
Mrs. Grace Singleton-Goode
GOODE As the time marked 10:30 pm on Friday, August 31, 2007 in quietness and simplicity, one of God's Angels whispered, "Well done thou good and faithful servant, thy work is completed, enter into the joy of salvation" Grace Singleton Goode, was the ninth of ten children born to Horace and Elizabeth Ross Singleton. She attended Dunbar School and received her B.S. degree from Alabama State College, and her Masters degree from Tuskegee Institute. She was a member of Theta Lambda Rho Chapter of Alpha Pi Sorority. She was Soror Of the Year in 1991. Grace retired as a Mobile County Educator after 34 years of service. She was a faithful member of Martin Luther Lutheran Church on Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue where Reverend Lester Newberry White is the current presiding pastor. She was the devoted wife of Magellan Goode for fifty years. With this union came two step-children, Joshua Goode (deceased), and Mrs. Lillie Bryant. She is survived by one sister Marguerite Singleton Ai; four sisters-in-law, Mrs. Thelma Singleton, Mrs. Willie Mae Singleton both of Mobile, Alabama, Mrs. Frankie (L.W.) Washington of Pomona, California and Mrs. Erma Singleton of St. Louis, MO. Nieces and Nephews: Theresa (Warren) Grant, Rockville, MD; Estena (Raymond) Barnes, Daphne, Alabama; Dr. Gloria Myrick, Coral Springs, FL; McCena (Bernice) Hannon, Dallas, GA; Patricia Goode, Gwendolyn (Perry) Ruffin, Jacquelin Gill, Nell Ross Pritchett, Brenda Johnson, Elaine Thompson, Shirley Singleton, Ralph Singleton, and Horace Singleton all of Mobile, Alabama. Sharron (Willie) Benjamin, Temecula, CA; Pamela (Chuck) Nelson, Alpharetta, GA.; Barbara Pope, Tacoma, Washington; Marie Boykin, Goodyear, Arizona; Rosalyne Singleton, St. Louis, MO; Gayle (Gary) Wattie, Chadds Ford, PA; 22 great nieces and nephews, 29 great, great nieces and nephews and a host of other relatives and friends. Visitation will be Saturday, Sept. 8, 2007 from 9:00 a.m. until the 11:00 a.m. funeral hour at Franklin Street Baptist Church, 2113 St. Stephens Rd. Arrangements by LOVETT'S FUNERAL CHAPEL, 404 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue. Published in the Mobile Register on 9/7/2007.
Mr. John Alfred Singleton
John Alfred Singleton 'Sac'-- a native of Chicago, IL and resident of Montrose, AL, born July 14, 1947 departed this life on Tuesday, June 6, 2006 at a local hospital. He was a member of Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church where he served as a member of the Men's Choir, the Usher Board and Media Ministry. He was a life member of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity and a retired employee of International Paper Co. He leaves to cherish his precious memory, a loving and devoted wife, Jean Yelding Singleton; one devoted son, Carlos Yelding; one devoted daughter, Tempie Singleton, all of Montrose, AL; devoted mother, Arvetta Sigleton and one sister, Alfreda Greene, both of Prichard, AL; devoted mother in law, Mary B. Yelding, Daphne, AL; four sisters in law, five brothers in law, one uncle, Irie (Geneva) Singleton, Port Arthur, TX; six aunts, Garland Johnson, Susie and Mary Lee Gaillard, Lois Singleton, all of Mobile, AL, DeEster Walker and Fannie Dale, both of Prichard, AL; three god-children, Khalil Yelding, Daphne, AL, Kareem Mulkey, Jr., Mobile, AL, Mobile, AL and Shelby Blackwell, Tallahassee, FL and his Buddy, Hamilton Baker, Daphne, AL; a host of cousins, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. His remains can be viewed at Christian Benevolent Funeral Home Sunday,June 11, 2006 from 12:00 until 4:00 p.m. and after 9:00 a.m. Monday, June 12, 2006 at Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church, Daphne, AL. Visitation will be from 10:00 until 11:00 a.m. at which time the Pastor, Rev. David Harrison, Sr., will conduct the funeral service. Interment will follow in Macedonia Memorial Cemetery. Arrangements by CHRISTIAN BENEVOLENT FUNERAL HOME, INC., 201 N. HAMILTON ST., MOBILE, AL 36603. Published in the Mobile Register on 6/11/2006.
Mrs. Gloria U. Stallworth-Reels

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Sister Gloria U. Stallworth-Reels, a native and resident of Mobile born July 9, 1940 departed this life on Friday, May 25, 2007 at a local hospital. She was preceded in death by her parents Carrie and Frank Stallworth, husband Floyd Reels, three brothers Johnny, Raymond and Cliff Stallworth, granddaughter Madison Stallworth. She leaves to cherish her memories four sons, one devoted, Lafrazier (Marchelle) Stallworth, Douglas (Donna) Stallworth, Eddie L. Stallworth and Jonathan D Reels, one devoted sister Dorothy Stallworth, one brother Euaril Stallworth, ten grandchildren, one great grandchild and a host of other relatives and friends. Visitation will be held on Saturday, June 2, 2007 at Nazaree Full Gospel Church from 9 a.m. until the 11 a.m. funeral hour. Interment will follow in Whispering Pines Cemetery. Sympathetic and professional service are by Memorial Funeral Home 1320 St. Stephens Rd., Prichard, AL 36610. Published in the Mobile Register on 6/1/2007.
Ms. Samantha Wanetta Harris

Samantha Harris: Samantha Wanetta Harris, a lifelong resident of Mobile, died Friday, April 24, 2003. She was 23. She was baptized as a child at Liberty Missionary Baptist Church. Preceding her in death were two brothers; Cornelius DeAngeol Harris and Samuel Harris, III; and grandparents, Samuel Harris, Sr. and Betty Fountain-Harris. Survivors include two daughters, Yaxinna Harris and Carlena Brand, both of Mobile; her parents, Pamela Caldwell of Chickasaw and Samuel Harris Jr. of Mobile; one sister, Natalie Smith of Mobile; one brother, James Harris of Chickasaw; two half-brothers, Ernest Tate and Joseph Tate, and a half-sister, Chanel Tate, all of Mobile; her grandparents, Jacqueline and Donald Robinson; great-grandmother, Ozella Smith; and fiancÚ, Kaleem Brand of Mobile. Viewing will be from 1 to 6 p.m. today at Small's Mortuary on South Broad Street, where visitation is scheduled Saturday, May 3, 2003,  from 11 a.m. until the 1 p.m. funeral. Burial will be in Prichard Memorial Cemetery.

Mr. Billy Earl Law

Mr. Billy Earl Law -- Born August 5, 1954, died at a Mobile hospital on Saturday, February 21, 2004, he was 52. Survivors include his father, Earl Law; one son, Tony (Courtney) Southall; four sisters, Annie (Patrick) Henry, Cora Law, Cornelia (Samuel) Taylor and Dorothy (Larry) Clark, all of Mobile; five grandchildren, nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends. Visitation will be held at Serenity Funeral Home today, Saturday, February 28, 2004 from 10:00 A.M. until 1:00 P.M. Chapel services will be held at Serenity Funeral Home following the visitation. Interment will be held in Lawn Haven Cemetery. In lieu of flowers the family requests that donations be made to the memorial fund. Arrangements by SERENITY FUNERAL HOME, 8691 Old Pascagoula Rd, Mobile, AL. Published in the Mobile Register on 2/28/2004.

Mr. Bobby Law, Sr.

Bobby Law -- Born September 6, 1949, a native of and resident of Mobile, AL passed January 11, 2005. He was preceded in death by his parents, Rosie and William Law, Sr., three brothers, Willy, Tommy and Billy Law and one sister, Bonnie Law. He leaves to cherish his memory, his wife, Deborah; three children, Shenika, Caletha and Bobby Law, Jr. of Mobile, AL; four grandchildren; two sisters, Zeola Jones and Norma (Orville) Tate; three brothers, William (Annie) Law, Roy (Martha) Law and Johnnie (Elsie) Law, all of Moblie, AL, along with a host of nieces, nephews and friends. Visitation will be Saturday, January 15, 2005 from 11:00 a. M. until the 1:00 p. m. funeral hour at Azalea Funeral Home with Bishop Walter C. Betts officiating. Interment will follow at the Rising Sons Cemetery. Funeral arrangements are by AZALEA BAY AREA FUNERAL SERVICES.

Madison M. Stallworth

"My Madi" Madison M. Stallworth -- born April 13, 2004 was called to play on God's playground on April 22, 2004 at a local hospital. She leaves behind her devoted parents, LaFrazier and Marchelle Stallworth; her twin sister, McKenzie D. Stallworth and an older brother, Jackson J. Hines; devoted grandparents, Wanda Jackson, James Jackson and Gloria Reels; devoted great grandparents, Herman (Eva) Parker; as well as a host of other relatives. Graveside services will be held at Gethsemane Cemetery, Mobile St., Monday, April 26, 2004 at 10:00 AM. Bishop Walter C. Betts, officiating. Dignified and professional services are entrusted to  SMALL'S MORTUARY, 950 S. Broad St., Mobile, Alabama.

Mrs. Evelyn Mae Tinsley-Miller

Evelyn Mae Tinsley Miller - a native of Plateau, Alabama and a longtime resident of Mobile, Alabama departed this life on Friday, August 17, 2007 at a local hospital. She was born on May 23, 1930 to the late Joseph W. Tinsley and Regina Harris Brown. She attended Mobile County Training School. She was a faithful member of Saint James Major Catholic Church. She retired from the Mobile County Public School System. She was preceded in death by her mother and father, husband, Samuel Miller, and three brothers Alfred Tinsley, Clarence Brown, and Wilbert Brown. She is survived by eight devoted children: Jackie (Catherine) Miller, Evelyn Louise Rudds and Samuel (Sheila) Miller, all of Detroit, MI, Bruce (Carolyn) Miller, Dwight Miller, Maxine Minor, Anna (Frank) Johnson, and Sandretta Miller, all of Mobile, AL, five brothers, Herbert (Gloria) Brown, Harold (Susie) Brown, Vincent (Deora) Tinsley, Herman (Cora) Tinsley, and Martin Tinsley; seven sisters, Jean (Thomas) Gill, Carolyn (Arthur) Jones, Maxine Tinsley, Peggy Brown Smith, all of Mobile, Alabama; Ursula Hall of Atlanta, GA, Autherine T. Stallworth of Sacramento, CA, and Margaret Tinsley of Springfield, TN, two devoted sisters-in-law, Clarissa (Edward) Mitchell, Sr. and Mattie Miller, one devoted brother-in-law, Willie Coleman, two dear, devoted friends, Lola Mae Bell and Ethel Reed, twenty-seven grandchildren, twenty great-grandchildren, one great-great grandson and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Her remains can be viewed at Christian Benevolent Funeral Home Friday, Aug. 24, 2007 from 12:00 until 5:00 p.m. and continued at St. James Major Catholic Church Saturday, August 25, 2007 after 9:00 a.m. The family will receive friends from 10:00 until 11:00 a.m. at which time the Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated. Interment will follow in Gethsemane North Cemetery. ARRANGEMENTS BY CHRISTIAN BENEVOLENT F.H., 201 N. HAMILTON ST., MOBILE, AL 36603. Published in the Mobile Register on 8/24/2007.

Mr. Alfred Joel Tinsley "Bo-Kay"

Alfred Joel Tinsley, born December 7, 1932. A native of Plateau, Alabama, departed this life on Saturday, July 21, 2007. He was preceded in death by his parents Mr. Woodrow Tinsley and Ms. Regina Harris Brown. He leaves to cherish his memory his devoted wife of 37 years, Mrs. Catherine H. Tinsley. Three daughters, Carolyn (Jeremiah) Hollins, Sandra Tinsley and Regina (Carl) Nelson, Five sons; Donald Colley, Ronald (Karolyn) Colley, Joel Tinsley, Byron (Tonya) Tinsley, and Charlie "James" (JoAnn) Jackson; Aunt, Mrs. Emma Lee; Eight sisters, Evelyn Miller, Jean (Thomas) Gill, Carolyn (Peter) Jones, Ursula Thomas, Margaret Tinsley, Autherine Stallworth, Peggy Brown-Smith, Maxine Tinsley, Five brothers, Herman (Cora) Tinsley, Vincent (Deora) Tinsley, Martin Tinsley, Herbert (Gloria) Brown, Harold (Susan) Brown and two sisters-in-law, Helen (Edward) Jackson Clotil (Eddie) Hunt and a host of grandchildren, nieces, nephews, and other relatives and friends. Visitation will be at Our Mother of Mercy Catholic Church, Plateau, AL, on Wednesday, July 25, 2007 after 9 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated from the church at 11 a.m. Father Cletus Chilek, MSP will be the celebrant. Interment will follow in the Gethsemane Cemetery. ARRANGEMENTS ARE UNDER THE CARE AND TRUST OF REESE FUNERAL HOME, PRICHARD, AL, 925 S. BESSEMER AVE., PRICHARD, AL 36610. Published in the Mobile Register on 7/24/2007.

Mr. Lebarron "Butch" Singleton, Jr.

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Mr. Lebarron "Butch" Singleton, Jr.--Age 53. A native Mobilian, died Wednesday, September 10, 2003 at a local hospital. He was a member of Christian Union Primitive Baptist Church. His father, Lebarron Singleton, Sr. and his grandmother, Maude Henderson, preceded him in death. He leaves to cherish his memory, a devoted wife, Barbara J. Singleton of Mobile, daughter, LaKeshia Singleton of Atlanta, GA, devoted mother, Lois Dockery, sister, Lorraine (Sam) McMillian, brother, Louis Singleton, Sr., aunt, Fannie P. Singleton Dale, uncle, Irie D. Singleton of Port Arthur, TX, uncle Cleveland Singleton of Gary, IN, devoted cousin, Orzia Clark of Mobile, sisters-in-law, Geraldine (Claude) Perry of Birmingham, AL, Gwendolyn (George) Lewis of Atlanta, GA, two brothers-in-law, Sylvester (Jackie) McMillian of Augusta, GA, George McMillian, Jr. of Mobile, a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Visitation will be held at Christian Union Primitive Baptist Church, Saturday, September 13, 2003 from 9:00 a.m. until the 11:00 a.m. funeral hour with the Rev. Jeffery T. Rainey. Interment will follow in Lawn Haven Memorial Cemetery. Arrangements by JOHNSON ALLEN MORTUARY, 600 Chestnut St., Mobile, AL.

Mr. Edward "Ed" Collins

Mr. Edward Collins, born July 4, 1893, was a native of Raleigh, North Carolina and a resident of Plateau, Alabama for a number of years, and a resident of Oakland, California for the past seven years, passed away, Tuesday, March 8, 1966. He wa a member of the Union Baptist Church, Plateau, Alabama. he leaves to mourn, a devoted wife, Mrs. Alberta Pugh Bumpers-Collins, six stepdaughters, Mrs. Nancy Law-Lassiter, Mrs. Flossie Law-Watson, both of Plateau, Alabama, Mrs. Nettie Law-Dickinson, of Prichard, Alabama, Mrs. Grace Daws-Horn, of Detroit, Michigan, Ms. Eartha Murphy and Mrs. Beatrice Law-Jackosn, both of Oakland, California, one stepson, Mr. Jimmy Law, Jr., of Boston, MA, five step-sons-in-law, Mr. Howard Lassiter, Mr. Marshall Watson, Sr., both of Plateau, Alabama, Mr. Jerome Dickinson, of Prichard, Alabama, Mr. Clifford Horn, Sr., of Detroit, Michigan and Mr. Clarence Jackson, Sr. of Oakland, California; 28 step grandchildren: two devoted grandchildren, Mr. Larry Murphy and Mr. Archie Williams, both of California, four sisters-in-law; four brothers-in-law, several other relatives and friends. His remains will lie in state in the Union Baptist Church, Plateau, Alabama, Sudnay, March 13, 1966, at 8:00 p. m. until the funeral hour. Funeral services will be held from the church, Monday, March 14, 1966, at 11:00 a. m. with Dr. H. H. Smith Pastor and officiating Minister. Internal will follow in the Oaklawn Cemetery. Hodges Funeral Chapel directing (successors to Smith and Gaston), Taylor H. Hodge, Sr., President.

Mr. Clarence Eugene Brown

A native and lifelong reside nt of Mobile, AL, Mr. Clarence Eugene Brown departed this life on Saturday, Jan uary 27, 2001. He leaves to mourn his passing his wife, Armal Brown; two daughters, Tinetta Brown and Kakilyoki Barnes; stepson, Terrance Brown; two grandchildren, Tondarious Rothchild and Tonia McCovery; his mother, Regina Brown; three brothers, Alfred (Catherine ) Tinsley, Herbert (Gloria) Brown and Harold (Susan) Brown; two sisters, Evelyn (Samuel) Miller and Peggy Smith; and other relatives and friends; and a devoted friend, Samuel Waller. Visitation will be at Our Mother of Mercy Catholic Church, Plateau, on Wednesday, January 31, 2001 at 8:00 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated from the church at 10:00 a.m. with Father Anietie Akama Ukanide, MSP, the celebrant. Interment will follow in the Plateau Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Our Mother o f Mercy Catholic Church. Funeral arrangements by REESE FUNERAL HOME, 925 Besseme r Avenue, Prichard, Alabama 36610.

Mrs. Irene Harris Wells

A lifelong resident of Mobile (Plateau), AL, born April 15, 1921, passed on Monday, April 2, 2001. She w as a faithful member of Yorktown Missionary Baptist Church. Preceding her in dea th were her parents, George Harris & Ophila Williams ; her husband, Randolph Wells, Sr. She leaves to cherish her memories a loving a nd devoted daughter, Vanessa A. (Clarence) Roberts; devoted sons, George M. Wells and Joseph (Sharla) Wells, all of Mobile; two step-sons, Randolph Wells, Jr., Chicago, IL and Charlie Wells, McComb, MS; a host of grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews , cousins, other relatives and friends. Visitation will be held from Yorktown Missionary Baptist Church, Plateau, AL on Saturday, Ap ril 7, 2001 from 9:00 A.M. until the 11:00 A.M. funeral hour with Rev. C. L. Daniels, pastor and officiant. Interment will follow in the Plateau Cemetery. Funeral arrangements by REESE FUNERAL HOME, 925 Bessemer Avenue, Prichard, Alabama 36610.

Mrs. Lillian Harris-Finkley

Mrs. Lillian Harris-Finkley, was born on August 25, 1906 in Plateau, Alabama. She was the second daughter of the late Mr. George and Mrs. Malinda (Singleton) Harris, Sr. She was a graduate of Mobile County Training School, after which she served faithful at the Mother of Mercy Church in Plateau, Alabama. She united in Holy matrimony to the late Mr. Henry Finkley. One child was born to this union. Mrs. Finkley departed her life on Wednesday, December 28, 1977 at 11:20 P. M. in Providence Hospital. She leaves to mourn her passing, a loving and devoted son and daughter-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Ernest (Dorothy) Finkley, of Sacramento, California; two sisters, Mrs. Ruby Harris-Tinsley and Mrs. Regina Harris-Brown, both of Plateau, Alabama; one brother-in-law, Mr. John Tinsley of Plateau, Alabama; one granddaughter, Mrs Gwendolyn Purifoy of Prichard, Alabama, three great-grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and other relatives and friends. One devoted friend, Mr. James Smith of Plateau, Alabama. Funeral services, at Mother of Mercy Catholic Church, Tuesday morning, January 3, 1978, 10:00 A. M. Father Illiam Cantwell, officiating. Interment in Plateau Cemetery.

Mrs. Regina Harris Brown

Regina Harris Brown-- a native and resident of Africa Town (Plateau), AL. She passed away on Thursday, October 21, 2004 at the Harris family estate. She was preceded in death by her husband, Eugene Brown and two sons, Wilbert Brown and Clarence Brown. She leaves to cherish her memory five children, Evelyn (Samuel) Miller, Alfred (Catherine) Tinsley, Herbert (Gloria) Brown, Peggy Brown Smith and Harold (Susie) Brown; a host of grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces and nephews, one devoted niece, Lola Mae Bell, and special friends, Mattie Cook, Lula Ellis, Mary Carlisle and Fannie Dale. Visitation will be at Our Mother of Mercy Catholic Church, 808 East St., Plateau on Wednesday, October 27, 2004 after 9:00 AM. The Rosary will be recited at 9:30 AM. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at the church at 10:00 AM with Rev. Father Anietie Akama Ukanide, MSP, the Celebrant. Interment will follow in the Plateau Cemetery. Funeral arrangements by REESE FUNERAL HOME, 925 Bessemer Avenue, Prichard, AL 36610. Published in the Mobile Register on 10/26/2004.

Thelma Marie Harris Simpson

Thelma Marie Harris Simpson -- A native and lifelong resident of Plateau, AL, born March 19, 1947, departed this life for eternity of Friday, February 18, 2005 at a local hospital. She was preceded in death by her parents Fred and Winnie Ezell Harris, her siblings, Joel Ezell and Clara M. Ezell Turner. Mrs. Simpson leaves to cherish her memories, a loving and devoted family, Mr. Jerrell Simpson; one son, Monterrio Harris, Sr.; three brothers, John Henry Ezell of Meridian, CT, Jasper Ezell of Mobile, AL, and Elder Robert (Lurae) Harris of Atlanta, GA; four sisters, Juanita Ezell, her twin, Velma Harris, Ellen Rose Harris (Robert) Chaney of Mobile, AL and Doris Jean (Wallace) Dillion of Los Angeles, CA; four grandchildren, one devoted, Monterrio Harris, Jr., Montenekia Harris, Andrew McCants, and Trumarcus Kim; mother-in-law, Ethel Mae Simpson; one aunt, Roberta Ratcliff of Riveria Beach, FL; three sisters-in-law, three brothers-in-law, nieces, nephews, two devoted, Roman and Ronald Harris great nieces and great nephews, three devoted, Andre Manassa, Tamika Turner and Bria Watkins; cousins, two devoted, Clarine Howard and Johnita Martin; and friends. Visitation will be held Saturday, February 26, 2005 from 9 a.m. until 10 a.m. at Our Mother of Mercy Catholic Church, Plateau, AL, followed by the homegoing service. Interment will follow in the Plateau Cemetery. Arrangements are by REESE FUNERAL HOME, 925 Bessemer Ave, Prichard, AL. Published in the Mobile Register on 2/25/2005.

Mr. Kurley Leon Washam

A native and lifelong resident of Mobile, Alabama born December 16, 1945 departed this life on Thursday, June 15, 2000. He was preceded in death by his father and mother, Early Washam, Sr. and Darnella Washam, three brothers, Larry, Clifton, and Freddie. He leaves to cherish his memories, his wife, Lennie Ruth Washam; six sons, Ronald, Curley, Early, Detric, Kurley, and Jarvis, all of Mobile; six daughters, Eulisa, Victori a, Kurvette, LaKeisha, Shamirra, and Jora, all of Mobile; four brothers, Lee F. (Jeanette) Simmons, Palm Springs, CA, Early (Mable) Washam, Jr., Montgomery, AL, Eddie F. (Fannie), Herb ert (Gladys) Washam, all of Mobile; one sister, Lottie B. Washam, Atlanta, GA; one uncle, J.C. (Olivia) Thomas, Silas, AL; two aunts , Francis Johnson and Willie Mae Byrd; nine grandchildren, one devoted, Master LaDarius, and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Four devoted friends, Annie Mae, Marc, LaAnthony, and Lucius Causey. Visitation will be at the Reese Funeral Home on Thursday, June 22, 2000 from 9am until the 11am funeral hour, Rev. Joseph F. Johnson officiating. Interment will follow in the Rising Sons Cemetery. Entrusted t o REESE FUNERAL HOME, 925 Bessemer Avenue, Prichard, AL.

Mr. Randolph Singleton

Mr. Randolph Singleton, a native and lifelong resident of Prichard, AL., born September 15, 1920, to the late Mrs. Lavanda Perry-Singleton and Mr. Milton Singleton, made his journey throught this life to be with the Lord on Sunday, February 20, 2000. He was a member of Blooming Grove Missionary Baptist Church where he served as a member of the trustee board. He was a U.S. Army World War II Veteran, and a retiree from Keesler Air Force Base after 30 years of em ployment in the Motor Pool. He was preceded in death by four loving brothers and four sisters. He leaves to cherish his memory his l ife partner of 58 years, Mrs. Dessie Buchanan Singleton; four loving children, Gary (Sharon) Singleton, Phillip Singleton, Rosie Singleton, and Mrs. Phillis (Du Vincent) Smith, all of Mobile, AL; ten grandchildren, Karbonell, Zerek, Lawanda, Dessie ``Dee Dee'', Willie, Bertha, Jessica, Victoria, Heather, and Zachary; one great grandson, Jeremiah; four brothers, Alvin (the Late Mary) Singleton, of Battle Creek, MI; Jewel Singleton of Columbus, OH; Julius Singleton of Anchorage, AK; and Winston (Carolyn) Singleton of Los Angel es, CA; one devoted niece, Mrs. Betty Sims, of Mobile, AL; sister in law, Mrs. Sophia Adams of Mobile, AL; a host of nieces, nephews , cousins and devoted friends. His remains will lie in state Friday, February 25 , 2000 at Christian Benevolent Funeral Home from 12 noon until 5:00 P.M. Visitation will be held Saturday, February 26, 2000 after 9 :00 A.M. at Blooming Grove Missionary Baptist Church , 354 Highlands Ave., Prichard, AL. The family will receive friends from 10:30 A .M. to 11:00 A.M. at which time Rev. Charles Bradley , Pastor, will conduct the funeral service. Interment will be at Plateau Cemetery. Funeral arrangements by Christian Benevolent Funeral Home, 201 N. Hamilton St., Mobile, AL 36603.

Mr. Collis Harris, Sr.

Mr. Collis Harris, Sr., a native of Mobile, Alabama and a former resident of New York City died at a lo cal hospital on Monday, December 20, 1999. Born December 23, 1923, to the late Mrs. Maggie Bell Palmer-Harris and Mr. William Harris, he was also preceded by several siblings. He is survived by his six children, Collis Harris, Jr., Rhea, Taryn, Blair, Keith, and Fern Harris; one brother, Hartman Harris; one sister, Felisha Powe; two nieces, Yvonne Bryant and Earline Powe; and other relative and friends. Visitation will be at Our Mother of Mercy Catholic Church (Plateau) on Thursday, December 23, 1999 after 9:00 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated from the church at 9:30 a.m. Interment will follow in the Barrancas National Cemetery, Pensacola, Florida. Funeral arrangements by REESE FUNERAL HOME, 925 Bessemer Avenue, Prichard, Alabama 36610.

Mr. Collis Farandis Harris

Collis Farandis Harris, a native of Mobile, born January 22, 1944, to the late Scavelle and Dorothy (Smith) Harris, departed this lif e for eternal life peacefully at his residence, Thursday, December 28, 2000. He leaves to cherish his memories, seven loving children, Carl (Yolanda) Harris, Detroit, MI, Anthony, Carlette, Alex, Alpha, Aubrey and Reginald all of Mobile; three brothers, Reginald ( Lillian), Willie (Barbara) and Herbert Harris all of Mobile; two sisters, one very devoted, Miskia (Lebaron) Barnes of Mobile and Je an Polk of Mississippi; three aunts, Felicia Powe, Daisy Dixon and Delma Smith all of Mobile; 22 grandchildren, a devoted former wif e, Jenelle Harris; 1 stepdaughter, Renee (Ronald) Phillips of Detroit, MI; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, several of whom were devoted, a host of devoted friends and neighbors. Visitation will be held Thursday, January 4, 2001 at Our Mother of Mercy Catholic Church, Plateau, AL from 10 a.m. until the 11 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial with Father Enietie Ukenide as celebrant. Interment will follow in Plateau Cemetery. Sympathetic and professional services are by MEMORIAL FUNERAL HOME, 1302 Viaduct St, Prichard, AL.

Mrs. Rachel Kiel Bumpers ``Mother Bumpers''

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Wife of the late Ollie Bumpers, departed from this life on August 30, 2002 at a local hospital in Mobile, AL. She was the daughter of the late Rev. Earnest and Alice Kiel. She was born August 28, 1905 in Coffeeville, Alabama. She lived the majority of her life in Mobile, Alabama. Mrs. Bumpers was saved in 1933 under Rev. C.H. Choens. She was a life long member of the Church of God In Christ organization. Surviving her are two loving daughters, Mrs. Minnie Mae Bumpers Allen and husband, Dr. Raleigh H. Allen, Jr. and Ms. Bernice Robinson; two sisters, Ms. Barbara Wright of Mobile, AL and Ms. Lola Salter of New York and two brothers, Mr. Evanda Kiel and Elmore Kiel, both of Mobile, AL; five grandchildren, Ms. Renee Allen of Mobile, AL, Mr. Ricky Robinson, Ms. Rochelle Robinson, Ms. Veda Robinson and Mr. Eric Robinson, all from Cleveland, OH and a host of great grandchildren including Minnie M. Allen, Raleigh H. Allen, IV and many other family members and friends. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, September 7, 2002 at 11AM from the chapel of Radney Funeral Home with Bishop Phillip Gardner officiating. Visitation will be at the funeral home on Saturday from 10AM until service time. Interment will be in Pine Crest Cemetery. Funeral arrangements by RADNEY FUNERAL HOME, 3155 Dauphin Street Extension, Mobile, AL.

Mrs. Beverly Ann Baldwin Law

Beverly Ann Baldwin Law, a homemaker, died Tuesday in a Mobile hospital following an illness. She was 38. Mrs. Law was a native and resident of Winn, Clarke County, Alabama. Survivors include her husband, Zannie Law of Winn, her mother, Helen Baldwin of Winn; her father, K.T. Baldwin of Winn; one son, Kendall Law of Winn; one daughter, Tonia Gildersleeve of Winn; one sister, Brenda Lee of Houston, Texas,; two brothers, McNeal Baldwin and Lerone Baldwin, both of Winn; and one grandchild. Visistation will be at 1PM Saturday at Bethlehem Baptist Church in Winn with services at 2PM. Burial will be in Bethlehem Cemetery with Andrews Funeral Home of Jackson, Ala., in charge.

Mr.Theodore Law Jr.

Theodore Law Jr., a first-class welder with Freedman Goldman Inc., died Sunday at a local hospital. He was 39.
Law, a native and resident of Mobile, was a veteran of the U.S. Navy. He was a member of Central Missionary Baptist Church. Preceding him in death was his father, Theodore Law, Sr. Survivors include a daughter, Trithena Q. Law; his mother, Ernestine Law; eight brothers, James L. Law, Ret. Master Sgt. Walter Hollinger, Rufus Hollings Jr., Preston L. Hollings Sr. Leonard R. Law, Capt. David Law Sr., Theodore Law III and Edward R. Law; four sisters, Nancy Hutchinson, Gloria Hollings, Catherine Law and Theoapatria Law; and his grandmother, Agnes Williams. Visitation will be at 9 a.m. Saturday, with services at 11 a.m., at Central Missionary Baptist Church in Prichard. Burial will be in Gethsemane Cemetery, with Reese Funeral Home directing.

Mr. Sidney Earl Cox, Sr.

Born July 26, 1943, departed this life May 22, 2001. A native of Coffeeville, AL and a resident of Mobile, AL for a number of years. He leaves to cherish his memories, a loving and devoted wife, Bessie M. Cox, Mobile, AL; three loving daughters, Monique, Felicia and LaTrenia Cox, Mobile, AL; two loving sons, Sidney Cox, Jr. and Terrence Cox, Mobile, AL; four grandchildren, Sidney, III, Romaine Proctor, Jr., Chelsey Taylor and Alysia Tate, Mobile, AL; two sisters, Nettie R. Cox, Mobile, AL and Mary L. Todd, Atlanta, GA; three brothers, Turner L. (Dorothy) Cox, Jr. and Allen (Joyce) Cox, Mobile, AL and Elroy (Jeanette) Cox, Box Springs, GA; one aunt, Rosena Cox, Coffeeville, AL; dev oted friends, James Crenshaw, LaTresha Drakes, Tyrel a Overstreet, Glendora Coleman, Linda Freed, Jesse Hall; special friends at MIMC , Stephanie Dock, Terry Bishop, Randy and Mike; a host of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Visitation will be Friday, June 1, 2 001 from 5:00 - 7:00 P.M. at Lovett's Funeral Chapel and on Saturday, June 2, 20 01 at Ebenezer Baptist Church, Coffeeville, AL from 11:00 A.M. to the 1:00 P.M. funeral hour with Rev. Albert Ridgeway officiating. Interment will be in Ebenezer Church Cemetery. LOVETT'S FUNERAL CHAPEL directing.

Mrs. Sandra Faye Jones-Alexandra

Mrs. Sandra Faye Jones-Alexandra was born on November 30, 1957 in Prichard, Alabama to Ms. Frienzetta D. Jones, whom preceded her in death, and Mr. Charles Carter. Mrs. Jones- Alexander departed this earthly life on Thursday, Oc tober 19, 2000. Sandra Faye, leaves to cherish her unforgettable love and precious memories her only and devoted child Chante' S. Alexander. Two grandsons, who always filled her life with positive joy and happiness, DaVaun J. Thomas-Alexander and DaSean J. Thomas- Alexander. She will be deeply missed by her former husband and special friend Le Baron A. Alexander. Sandra was the only sister to three caring brothers, Reginald O. (Tracey A.) Jones, Mark A. Jones and Douglas D.E . Jones (deceased). She was the granddaughter of Mrs . Arcola A. Todd-Lucas (deceased) and Mr. Bonnie Lucas, Jr., and the great grand daughter of Amanda V. Jones (deceased). Her thoughtful and caring ways will be missed by her great aunt Mary E. Bell and great uncle T homas N. Todd. Her beautiful and elegant singing voice is resting with silence, leaving to remember her fun loving ways, her nieces Hannah C. Jones, Amanda S. Jones, Chasity F. Jones, Chaslyn F. Jones, Deloris Jones and Stephanie N. Dawkins. Her special smile and eagerly encouraging ways will be missed by her nephews Reginald O. Coleman -Jones Jr., Antoine D. Jones, and Andrew O. Jones. In a very loving and special way Sandra will be sincerely missed by many of her relatives and friends. Mrs. Margaret Clayton's thoughtfulness as a devoted friend to Sandra, and this entire family, Will Always Be Remebered. There will be a private viewing (Family Only) at ReeseFuneral Home on Tuesday, October 24, 2000 at 2:30 P.M. followed by funeral services at 3 P.M. for family and friends with Rev. James E. Robinson, officiating. Interment will follow in the Pine Crest Cemetery. Arrangements are by REESE FUNERAL HOME, 925 Bessemer Ave., Prichard, AL 36610.

Mr. Kenneth Maurice Ray

Mr. Kenneth Maurice Ray, a native and lifelong resident of Mobile, Alabama was born December 28, 1958 and pass ed away Tuesday, January 18, 2000 at a local hospital. He was a member of Ebenez er AME Zion church and a veteran of the US Marine Corp. He leaves to cherish his memory his parents, devoted mother, Fannie S. Dale of Mobile, AL, father, Clifford E. (Mattie) Ray of Birmingham, AL, three sisters, Maria (Alonzo) Carstarphen of Whistler, AL, Michel le (Keith) Arceneau and Kim T. Dale both of Houston, TX, two brothers, Christopher and Darren Ray of Mobile, AL, grandmother, Odell Ray of Mobile, AL, uncles Irie (Genevie) Singleton o f Port Arthur, TX, and Cleveland Singleton of Gary, Indiana, aunts, Arvetta Singleton and Lois Singleton, Idell Woodard, Ruby McKinn on and Lillie Pugh, all of Mobile, AL, devoted friend and companion, Georgia Dunson of Mobile, AL, a host of nieces and nephews, cou sins, devoted, Cherry Brown of Mobile, AL, other relatives and friends. His remains will lie in state at Christian Benevolent Funeral Home, Sunday, January, 23, 2000 from 12:00 until 5:00 PM and after 9:00 AM Monda y, January 24, 2000 at Ebenezer AME Zion church, 268 St. Charles Ave. Rev. Clare nce Cook, Pastor. Visitation will be from 11:00 unti l 12:00 noon at which time Rev. E. Doris Dunnell will conduct the funeral service. Interment will follow in Pine Crest Cemetery with military honors performed by the V.F.W. Post 49. Arrangements by CHRISTIAN BENEVOLENT FUNERAL HOME, 201 N. Hamilton St. Mobile, AL 36603.

Mr. Cleveland Harris, Sr. (Skint)

A native and resident of Plateau, AL exchanged this life for eternal rest on Friday, June 1, 2001 at Slidell Memorial Hospital in Slidell, LA. He was born on May 14, 1915 to the late Clifton and Nettie Harris. He was a retired employee of ``Marshall Durbin''. He leaves to cherish his memory eight children, Mamie (James) Houston of Prichard, AL, Cleveland (Tina) Harris, Jr. of Chicago, IL, Voncile (Willie James) Wilson of Mobile, AL, Nettie (Vernon) Union of St. Louis, MO, Gregory (Sheryl) Stephens of Kansas City, MO, Eloise Bettis of Mobile, AL, Clevecia Harris of Charlotte, NC and Shardis Thomas of Mobile, Al; two stepdaughters, Minnie (Jesse) Dewberry of Mobile, AL and Thelma (Henry) Rice of St. Louis, MO; two stepsons, George (Joyce) Stephens and Quincy Stephens of Mobile, AL; 33 grandchildren, 34 great grandchildren, 17 great great grandchildren; 5 devoted friends, Lola Hutson, Dallas Taylor, Lizzie Mae Womack, Lucille Dixon, Tessie Jordan; a host of other relatives and friends. Visitation will be held at t he First Baptist Church of Prichard, 213 N. Craft Hwy on Monday, June 11, 2001 f rom 9 a.m. until the 11 a.m. funeral hour. Rev. Walt er Bracy, Pastor and officiating minister. Interment will follow in the Oaklawn Cemetery. Funeral arrangements are by REESE FUNERAL HOME, 925 Bessemer Ave, Prichard, AL 36610.

Sharon Annette Brown

9/17/61-10/27/00, Sharon was born September 17, 1961 and went home to sing with the a ngels on October 27, 2000. She was predeceased in death by her grandparents, Linnie (Katie) Edmond, Sr. and Jessie (Isabella) Brown and the most precious gift God gave her, her daughter, Candace Darlene Brown. Sh e leaves to cherish her memories her mother, Bessie French of Eight Mile, AL; her father and stepmother, Jessie (Elizabeth) Brown of Radcliff, KY; godfather, Rev. Leo Dean of McIntosh, AL; two sisters, Joycelyn (Jeff) Blake of Bradenton, FL, and Darlene Brown of E ight Mile, AL; two brothers, Rudolph (Linda) Brown o f East Stroudsburg, PA, and Darren Brown of Radcliff, KY; seven aunts, Virginia Osborne, Bernestine (Willie) Dock, and Minnie (Tom) Ross, all of Prichard, AL; Catherine Allen and Angela (Norman) Law, both of Mobile, AL; Jerdean (Charlie) Thomas and Mary (Floyd) Edmond, both of Hudson, NY; four uncles, Linnie (Mary) Edmond, Jr. of Eight Mile, AL , Dwayne (Evadne) Edmond of Mobile, AL, Lindsey Edmond of Birmingham, AL, and Joseph (Ann) Brown of Prichard, AL; three nieces, Shimeka Brown of Prichard, AL, Jessica Blanks of Eight Mile, AL, and Denitra Lane of Bradenton, FL; two nephews, Johnnie Calhoun of Palmetto, FL, and Robert Lane of Bradenton, FL; two grandnieces, Kiara and Jaylon, and one grandnephew, Kelton; and a host of cousins, other relatives and friends, three devoted, Daniel Saxton of Picayune, MS, Sharon (Michael) Barnes of San Antonio, TX, and Helen (Wayne) Lafitte of Mobile, AL. Visitation will be at the Starlight Baptist Church, Satsuma, AL, on Wednesday, November 1, 2000 from 11:0 0 AM until the 1:00 PM funeral hour. Rev. Joseph Barren Pastor and officiating minister. Interment will follow in the Gethsemane Cemetery. Funeral arrangements by REESE FUNERAL HOME, 925 Bessemer Avenue, Prichard , AL 36610.

Vincent L. Reese Sr.

A native and life lo ng resident of Mobile, AL, born August 10, 1956, die d on Friday, October 20, 2000. He was preceded in death by his mother, Mrs. Fran ces Thomas Reese, and his brother, Lebaron Reese. He was a member of the Gates of Praise Baptist Church, Rev. Ralph Jones, Pastor. H e leaves to cherish his memories a devoted wife, Ele anor D. Reese; two daughters, Linora Reese and LaShunda Reese; two sons, Lamont (Jennifer) Bassett and Vincent Reese, Jr.; father, R ev. Henry Reese; two sisters, Marilyn Reese Franklin and Angela Reese; five brot hers, Henry (Bertha) Reese, Larry (Rosia) Reese, of Compton, CA; James (Leola) Reese, Alvin (Gloria) Reese, and Minister Gregory (Ri ta) Reese; grandmother, Mrs. Muggie Reese; mother-in -law, Mrs. Florenia Bassett; sister-in-law, Bernadette (Aaron) Hudson; brothers- in-law, Cyrial (Shelia) Bassett, Charles (Theresa) B assett, and Joseph Bassett; two grandsons, six aunts, seven uncles, and a host o f nieces, nephews, cousins, and many devoted friends. Visitation will be at the Re velation Missionary Baptist Church, Rev. David L. Fr azier, Sr. Pastor, 1711 Taylor Ln, on Saturday, October 28, 2000 from 9:00 a.m. until the 11:00 a.m. funeral hour. The family will r eceive friends after 10:00 a.m. Interment will follow in the Gethsemane Cemetery . Funeral arrangements by REESE FUNERAL HOME, 925 Be ssemer Avenue, Prichard, Alabama 36610.

Mr. George Singleton

George Singleton, a retired taxi driver with Pike and Yellow Cab, died Oct. 11 at a local health care facility. He was 75.The lifelong Mobilian was a military veteran.Survivors include two children, Gloria Singleton and Donald Singleton, both of Philadelphia; four brothers, Robert Lewis of Birmingham, and Rudolph Pleasant, Charlie Wilson and Arnold Singleton, all of Mobile; seven sisters, Lucille Singleton and Maxine Tolbert, both of Anchorage, Alaska, Gloria Wilson and Marie Wilson, both of Los Angeles, Inez King, Mary Evans and Patricia Wilson, all of Mobile; and a number of grandchildren.Viewing will be at 9 a.m. Monday at Christian Benevolent Funeral Home on Hamilton Street, with visitation from 10 a.m. until the 11 a.m. service. Burial will be in Barrancas National Cemetery in Pensacola.

Mr. James Harris

May 16, 1919-November 23, 2000. A native of Plateau, AL for many years, a World War II Veteran , and the son of the late Abraham and Clara Harris passed from time to eternity on Thursday, November 23, 2000 in the privacy of his home. He leaves to cherish his memories a loving and devoted wife, Ethel Hughes Harris. Born of this union were seven girls, 1 preceded him in death, Cassandra Harris, Marva (late Clifford) Frances, Francis (John) St. Clair both of Sicklerville, NJ, Clara (late Carl) Hendricksen of Anderson, SC, Stephanie Marzette of Charlotte, NC, Gail (Larry) Davis and Constance (Rickey) Mitchell both of Mobile; 1 sister-in-law, Thelma Eckson; 13 grandchildren (1 preceded in death); 5 great grandchildren, a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends. Visitation will be held Saturday, December 2, 2000 from 9:00 A M to 11:00 AM with the funeral following at the Missionary Baptist Church, 501 Bay Bridge Road, Plateau, AL with the Rev. A. J. Crawford officiating. Interment at Gethsemane Cemetery. Sympathetic and professional services are by MEMORIAL FUNERAL HOME, 1302 Viaduct Street, Prichard, AL.

Miss LeChandra Ardene Benjamin

A native and resident of Mobile, AL, affectionately known as ``Dene'' confessed Christ at at ender young age. She has left woes of this world to be with her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ at 3:30 a.m. on September 1, 2000. She was preceded in her homegoing by her grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Simon Golston, her great-grandmother, Mrs. Mary McCall and four uncles. Standing on the promises of God, she quietly ended this earthly journey sur rounded by her loving family. Those who will be most profoundly deprived of the warmth of her pleasing personality and the strength of her noble character, her memories will be forever cherished by a very loving and devoted mother and stepfather, Ruby and Hubert Grissett, father, Walter Benjamin; two devoted brothers, Galvin Phillips and Howard Pompey, Jr.; one devoted sister, Sharon D. Manassas ; grandfather, Willie Benjamin; five stepbrothers, fifteen aunts, three devoted, Evelyn McCall, Margaret Becoats, and Janice Malone; devoted grandmother, Lillie Bell McCall; four great-aunts, twelve uncles, five devoted, Rev. Theodore Golston, Robert McCall, Larry Golston, Oscar McCall and Samuel Golston; six great-uncles, a host of cousins, very numerous; numerous are devoted friends, too many to name; a warm and loving godmother, Betty Jones; five god-sisters, Jaqueline Burrel, Larisa Dailey, Christine Echols, Sharion Johnson, Teressah Jones; two god-brothers, Michael Jones, and Sedric Easterling; and a host of devoted co-workers in Mobile County Pro bate Court and Mobile County Employees; friends at the USA Cancer Center whom we are sure will miss her dearly; four devoted friends , Rev. Arthur Patterson, Minister John (Gloria) Gardner, Rev. Claude (Lucille) Dixon. Special thanks to Drs. Connie Uzell, David Mull, Zachary Chapman and Dr. Matthew Eves, and the staff at the USA Cancer Center, Mobile, AL, and M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX for the love they've shown during the illness of LeChandra, and Rev. Arthur Patterson, Rev. Claude & Lucille Dixon and Minister John & Gloria Gardner, who never wavered in uplift her spiritually with the Word of God. The family will receive visitors Saturday, September 9, 2000 at 10:00 a .m. until the 11:00 a.m. funeral hour at Friendship Baptist Church, 545 Cody Road, Mobile, AL 36608. Interment will be in the Lawn H aven Memorial Gardens, Theodore, AL. Arrangements entrusted to GILMER FUNERAL SERVICE, 690 Ziegler Circle, Mobile, AL 36608.

Mrs. Patricia Benjamin Riley

Born September 25, 1950 departed this life on January 29, 2001. She was preceded in death by her parents, Robert Lee and Willie Mae Benjamin. she leaves to cherish her m emories, five children, Tonya (Desmond) King, Tracie (Willie) Rhyme, Peronica Be njamin, Willie (Michelle) Riley of Mobile, Marvin (M argaret) Benjamin, Atlanta, GA; special friend, Russell Tatum, Prichard; four si sters, Marguerita (Richard) Allen, Mobile, Faye Benj amin, Debbie Benjamin, Sacramento, CA, Annette Benjamin of Plainfield, NJ; six b rothers, Samuel (Jackie) Castleberry, Mobile, Dennis Porter, John H. (Debbie) Benjamin, John Carter, Richard Benjamin all of Plainfi eld, NJ, Derrick (Annette) Castleberry of Ohio; 11 g randchildren, a host of other relatives and friends. Visitation will be held at the New Covenant Church, 929 Bessemer Ave, Prichard, AL on Saturday, February 3, 2001 from 9 a.m. until the 11 a.m. funeral hour wit h Elder Leroy Smith, Pastor and officiating minister. Interment will follow in Whi spering Pines Cemetery. Sympathetic and professional services are by MEMORIAL FUNERAL HOME, 1302 Viaduct St, Prichard, AL.

Mr. David Demetres Benjamin

Born to the union of Lee & Emma Benjamin, May 2, 1964, passed into glory of internal life on June 13, 2001. He was preceded in death by his father, Lee Benjamin, one brother, Ernest Benjamin and his grandmother, Maggie Clemons Benjamin. He confessed Christ at an early age, he united with Revelation Missionary Baptist Church in 1972 under the leadership of pastor, Leon Taylor, Sr. He graduated from Williamson High School in 1983, he attended Stillman College and Alabama State University in Montgomery, AL, he later moved to New London, CT, where he lived for many years. He was employed by the Electric Boat Corporation as a first class painter. He also worked as a track forem and for Amtrack National Railroad Passenger Corporation. He had just recently returned to Mobile prior to his passing. He leaves to mourn and cherish his memories, his wife, Kathleen McCune Benjamin, one daughter, Kenya T. McCune Benjamin, both of New London, CT, devoted mother, Emma Benjamin of Mobile, AL, four sisters, Hattie Minter of Louisville, KY, Lee Anna Benjamin of Mobile, AL, Wanda Benjamin of Lithia Springs, GA, Margarette (Lennon) Martin of Hazel Green, AL, two brothers, James (Yolanda) Benjamin and Michael (Angela) Benjamin, both of Mobile, father and mother-in-law, Elbert and Adele McCune, of Mobile, four sisters-in-law, Angelia (Ray) Johnson, Donna (Keith) Johnson, both of Peekskill, NY, Jennifer (Zeno) Cunningham, Carolyn (Charles) Smith, both of Mobile, four uncles, Henry (Saundra) Clemons, of Culver City, CA, J.C. (Ethel) Gardner, Henry Murray Gardner, Sr. and David Gardner, all of Mobile, AL, a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. One devoted friend, Michael Evans of Norwich, CT. Visitation will be Thursday, June 21, 2001, 10:00 AM until the 11:00 AM funeral hour, at Revelation Baptist Church, with Pastor David Frazier, and Rev. Darryl R iley officiating minister. Interment Gethsemane Cemetery. Services of love entrusted to Azalea Funeral Home, 352 State St., Mobile, AL.

Mr. Hollice Matthew Benjamin

A native Mobilian. Sunrise: November 8, 1959 - Sunset: March 20, 2001 departed this life at a local hospital. He leaves to cherish his memories, one devoted son, Hollice Small; a loving and devoted father and mother, Jessie and Ann Benjamin, Sr; two devoted sisters, Linda (Matthew) Jones of Theodore, AL and Wilhelmina (Will, Sr.) Benjamin; two devoted brothers, Jessie ``J.R'' (Tanya) Benjamin and John C. (Glenda) Benjamin, Sr. all of Mobile, AL; two nieces, Kayla and Lashae; ten nephews, Leonard , Labarron, Jessie, III, Keith, Kendal, John Jr., Raymond, Joshua, Will, Jr. and Bryant; one great nephew, Reko; five aunts, Ada (Calvin) Jones of Kiln, MS, Ada Ingram, Mobile, AL, Edwinda (Ira) Burks of Prichard, AL, Emma (Ernest) Craig, Tuscaloosa, AL, Lucille ( Al) Duncan, Columbus, OH; three uncles, Freddie (Catherine) Benjamin, New Orleans, LA, Elijah (Alice) Harris of Prichard, AL, Wyatt (Mary) Harris, Greensboro, AL; two devoted friends, Anthony Henshaw and Cynthia Nicholas, Mobile, AL; devoted cousins, Darnell, John, Michael, Thomas Brenda, Vernita, Angela and Sandy; close family friends, Kennedys (Bobcat), Smith and Thomas; a very special Thank Y ou to the USA Trauma SICU Staff of the 8th Floor Unit 10 for all of your support and care. The family will receive friends at Christian Benevolent Funeral Home, Inc. on Saturday, March 24, 2001 from 1 p.m. until 2 p.m. at which time Rev. Michael Davis will conduct the funeral service. Interment will follow in Pine Crest Cemetery. Arrangements are by CHRISTIAN BENEVOLENT FUNERAL HOME, 201 N Hamilton St, Mobile, AL 36603

Mr. Willie Harris, Jr.

A native of Mobile died June 6 , 2001 at his home. Born October 29, 1924 he was a W WII veteran. He was preceded in death by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Rufus and Mary Coleman and Mr. Will Harris and one son, Willie Harris, III. He leaves to cherish his memories, a wife of 58 years, Theresa Gamble Harris; a devoted friend, Anne Fountain; five sons, Alexander Harris, Willfredo, Garry, Shedrick and Kelvin, all of Mobile; three daughters, Jacquelyn ``Pam'' Southall, Winifred Ellis , both of Mobile and Sharon Harris, Oakland, CA; two sisters, Ruby C. King and Marjorie (Zeke) Brown, both of Mobile; a host of grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Visitation will be held on Saturday, June 16, 2001 at 11:00 a.m. at the Reese Funeral Home Chapel until the 12 noon funeral hour with Rev. Rayford Barnes officiating minister. Interment will follow at Plateau Cemetery, Plateau, AL. Funeral arrangements by REESE FUNERAL HOME, 925 Bessemer Avenue , Prichard, AL 36610.

Mrs. Pauline Caroline Singleton King

Pauline Caroline "Pee" King, a native Mobilian and resident of Prichard, died Sunday at a local hospital. She was 47.
Survivors include her husband, John King of Prichard; 10 children, Cedric Singleton, Albert Singleton, Cornelius Singleton, Quinton Singleton, Benetzee Singleton, Cyrus Singleton, Corney Singleton, De Niro Singleton, Chad Singleton and Chasity Singleton; her parents, Grace Bolden and Plez Clarke; and three sisters, Barbara Singleton, Theresa Wilson and Lovell Bolden, all of Mobile; four brothers, Lavon Singleton, Tim Bolden, Vincent Singleton and Phillips Singleton; and four grandchildren. Viewing will be from noon to 5 p.m. today at Christian Benevolent Funeral Home on Hamilton Street in Mobile, where visitation will be Saturday from 1 p.m. until the 2 p.m. service. Burial will be in Whispering Pines Cemetery in Whistler.

Mrs. Bonnie Law Scott

Bonnie Law Scott, an employee of Cogburn Health Center until becoming ill, died March 29 at a local hospital. She was 46. Mrs. Scott was a native and resident of Mobile. Survivors include her husband, Leslie Scott Sr.; three daughters, Schquanna Scott, Carmen Scott and Jinell Scott; a son, Leslie Scott Jr.; two sisters, Leola Jones and Norma Tate; and four brothers, William Law Jr., Roy Law, Johnnie Law and Bobby Law, all of Mobile.
Visitation will be at Shower of Blessings Church in Prichard today from 11 a.m. until the 1 p.m. service. Burial will be in Gethsemane Cemetery, with Memorial Funeral Home of Prichard directing.

Deacon Henry Floyd Malone

A native of Salitpa, AL, bo rn April 24, 1928. A resident of Mobile, AL passed A pril 5, 2001 in a local hospital. He was preceded in death by his parents, Floyd and Lillie Malone, Sr; one sister, Lela Gilmore; two sons, Frederick Douglas and Matthew Malone and one daughter, Alice Jean Shaw. Deacon Malone confessed Christ as his personal Savior and joined the Friendship Baptist Church and later united with One Way Outreach Ministry. He is survived by a devoted wife, Mary Malone; three daughters, Barbara (W.J.) Rankin, Annie Beth Wilson, Winda Malone; one son, John (Betty) Malone; four step daughters, Sonja (Darrell) Robinson, Tomika (Clifford) Young, Latrina White, Fernica (Marcus ) Howell; 21 grandchildren, 23 great grandchildren; one sister, Melvin McBride; one brother, Rev. Willie (Clara) Malone; mother-in-law, Addie Brown; godson, Percy Washington; two goddaughters, Betty Tucker, and Catherine (Eric) Craig; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Visitation will be held at Mt. Calvary Baptist Church, 523 N Pr ice Ave, Prichard on Thursday, April 12, 2001 from 9 a.m. until the 11 a.m. funeral hour. Rev. N. Glover, pastor, Rev. Brown officiating. Interment in Gethsemane Cemetery. Sympathetic and professional services are by MEMORIAL FUNERAL HOME, 1302 Viaduct St, Prichard, AL 36610

Mr. Otto Cox, Jr

was born on April 4, 1937 to the proud parents, Otto and Mary Cox, in Mt. Vernon, Alabama, who preceded him in death. At the age of 10 Otto moved to Oakland, California where he joined his parents and resided until his homecoming on December 12, 2001. He was a graduate from Castlemont High School later joining the USMC in 1956. He excelled in running track at McClymonds and Castlemont High School. He earned a scholarship to San Jose State College, but instead ran track in the USMC. As a young man he met and married Juanita Wright. God blessed this union with one daughter. He united with Calvary Baptist Church in Oakland, CA, where he invited Christ into his heart as his Lord and Savior. He leaves to cherish his loving memories: wife, Karen Cox, Oakland, CA; daughter, Ramona Hodges, San Leandro, CA; three brothers, Joseph Miller, Inkster, MI, James Cox, Melvin Cox, a devoted brother, Amos Demes, Oakland, CA; three sisters, Hazel Mitchell, Los Angeles, CA, Edna Phillip, Beaverton, OR, Mary McCleese, Oakland, CA; three grandsons, Orlando, John-John, Demond; 12 nephews; 13 nieces; two stepchildren; three aunts, Gaynette Pugh, Gulfport, MS, Sallie Mae Sapp, Woodside, NY, Catherine Cox, Richmond, CA; one uncle, Curtis Guinn (Marie), Oakland, CA; a devoted cousin, John Law (Pat), Castro Valley, CA; his special friends, Bobby Bogan Mustafa and Charles Cook, Oakland, CA; his favorite sister-in-law, Sharon ``Sodipop'' Cox; a host of other relatives and friends of California and Alabama also will remember him. Visitation will be at the Mt. Oliver Primitive Baptist Church, Mt. Vernon, AL on Thursday, December 20, 2001 from 10 A.M. until the 11 A.M. funeral home. Rev. James Kemp, pastor and officiating minister. Interment will follow in the Morning Star Cemetery, Mt. Vernon. REESE FUNERAL HOME in charge of arrangements, 925 Bessemer Avenue, Prichard, AL

Mr. Jesse Kapu AI

A native of Mahukona, Hawaii, and resident of Mobile, Alabama for over fifty-two years, died on Friday, December 17, 1999. He was the 8th child born to the late Charles and Hattie Kailihune AI. Mr. AI was a retired Merchant Marine of the NMU Seaman's Union, where he worked for forty years. He leaves to che rish his memories, a loving and devoted wife, Marguerite Singleton AI; one devoted daughter, Lettice (Ronald, Sr.) Suggs; three devoted sons, Laveexeer AI of Alameda, California, Aundrea (Alfreda) AI of Colorado Springs, Colorado and Antonio (Vanessa) AI of Mobile , Alabama; one sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Grace (Magellan Goode of Mobile , Alabama; 18 grandchildren, Lavarin Ellis of Mobile , Serita, Lolita and Lavonda AI of St. Louis, Missouri, Desiree AI of Reno, Nevada, Kitrich AI, Tchetha AI Cooper and Taschet AI-Black of Colorado Springs, Amerio English of Bay Minette, Antonio AI, Jr., Zannaire AI, Joyce Able and Travis Williams of Mobile, AL, Chasity, Jessica, Ronald, Jr., Bryant Suggs and Ryan Foster, all of Mobile; seven great grandchildren. He will also be missed by a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Visitation will be Thursday, December 23, 1999 from 9:30 until 11AM funeral hour at Martin Luther Lutheran Chu rch, 1267 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Ave. Mobile, A L. Interment will be in the Catholic Cemetery. Arrangements by JOHNSON-ALLEN MORTUARY, 600 Chestnut St., Mobile, AL.

Mrs. Vera Mae Singleton Flott

A native and life long resident of Mt. Vernon, AL died on Wednesday, October 11, 2000 at a local hospital. She was a faithful member of The Little Zion A.M.E . Zion Church where she served and work untiringly as a Trustee and Stewardess. She was born to the late Ella and Spenser Singleton and was united in holy matrimony to the late Eddie ` `Bud'' Flott. She was preceded in death by six sisters; Veldean Henderson, Louise Harper, Wilma Sullivan, Floretta Stewart, Rose Isom, and Alesa Woulard, four brothers; Ralph Singleton, Herbert Singleton, Randolph Singleton, and Spencer Singleton, Jr. She leaves to mourn her death, four devoted daughters; Catherine Shoemaker, Mobile, AL, Claretha Creagh, Doretha Brackett, and Carolyn Greene, and two adopted daughters; Laura Riley and Ruth Stephens, all of Mt. Vernon, AL, two sisters, Myrtle Godbolt, and Odessa Cooper of Prichard, AL, one brother, Robert Singleton of Bronx, NY. She was loved and adored by 10 grandchildren; Alphonse (Valarie) Creagh, Jr., Karen (Robert) Ferrell, Kimberly Brackett, Janet Greene, Jamar Greene, Michael Greene, Victor (Calva) Shoemaker, Maurice (Raphine) Thomas, Creigh Shoemaker, and Ervin (Lisa) Shoemaker, one brother in law, Henry ( Ella) Flott, 28 beloved great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, and many other relatives and friends, four devoted, Ora B. Jackson, Flora Peavy, and James and Ruth Rogers. Visitation will be at the Mt. Olive Primitive Baptist Church, Mt. Vernon, AL on Monday, October 16, 2000 from 9:00 AM until the 11:00 AM funeral hour. The family will receive friends after 10:00 AM. Rev. Malone Smith, Jr. presiding Elder of the Jackson District, West Alabama Conference, officiating minist er. Rev. James Kemp, pastor. Interment will follow in The Morning Star Cemetery, Mt. Vernon, AL. Funeral arrangements by REESE FUNER AL HOME, 925 Bessemer Ave., Prichard, AL 36610.

Mr. Vincent Louis Reese, Sr.

A native and life lo ng resident of Mobile, AL, born August 10, 1956, die d on Friday, October 20, 2000. He was preceded in death by his mother, Mrs. Fran ces Thomas Reese, and his brother, Lebaron Reese. He was a member of the Gates of Praise Baptist Church, Rev. Ralph Jones, Pastor. H e leaves to cherish his memories a devoted wife, Ele anor D. Reese; two daughters, Linora Reese and LaShunda Reese; two sons, Lamont (Jennifer) Bassett and Vincent Reese, Jr.; father, R ev. Henry Reese; two sisters, Marilyn Reese Franklin and Angela Reese; five brot hers, Henry (Bertha) Reese, Larry (Rosia) Reese, of Compton, CA; James (Leola) Reese, Alvin (Gloria) Reese, and Minister Gregory (Ri ta) Reese; grandmother, Mrs. Muggie Reese; mother-in -law, Mrs. Florenia Bassett; sister-in-law, Bernadette (Aaron) Hudson; brothers- in-law, Cyrial (Shelia) Bassett, Charles (Theresa) B assett, and Joseph Bassett; two grandsons, six aunts, seven uncles, and a host o f nieces, nephews, cousins, and many devoted friends. Visitation will be at the Re velation Missionary Baptist Church, Rev. David L. Fr azier, Sr. Pastor, 1711 Taylor Ln, on Saturday, October 28, 2000 from 9:00 a.m. until the 11:00 a.m. funeral hour. The family will r eceive friends after 10:00 a.m. Interment will follow in the Gethsemane Cemetery . Funeral arrangements by REESE FUNERAL HOME, 925 Be ssemer Avenue, Prichard, Alabama 36610.

Mr. Edley Lee Hubbard (My Friend)

Mr. Edley L. Hubbard -- Age 86, a native and lifelong resident of Mobile died on Sunday February 27, 2005 at a local hospital. He was the retired owner of Hubbard's Grocery. He was a member and trustee of the First Hopewell Baptist Church, a mason and member of Plateau Lodge #115, a member of the City of Mobile Board of Adjustment and Boy Scout leader for many years. He was actively involved in numerous other organizations throughout his lifetime. He was a World War II veteran and enjoyed reading, traveling, and sharing time with family and friends.He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Genevieve Miller Hubbard of Mobile; two daughters, Sheila (Felix) Mosley and Sharon Patterson (Raymond Crump) both of Mobile; one brother, Jim Hubbard, Jr. of Mobile, two sisters, Helen Hubbard of Mobile and Claudette Carter of Chicago, Il; two sisters-in-law Nell Hubbard of Mobile and Ernestine Miller of Detroit, MI; three grandchildren, Kyle (Donna) Mosley of Pittsburg, Pa., Erica (Reynolds) Robinson of Gilbertsville, Pa. and Elaina Mosley (Brent Bolar) of Orlando, Fl; three great-grandchildren, Russell and Elisha Robinson and Kylie Mosley; and numerous nieces, a devoted one Jeanette Brown, nephews, other relatives, devoted friends and a special friend, Rena Hill. Brother Hubbard was preceded in death by his parents Jim and Lucy Hubbard, his sisters Willie Mae White, Antionette Banks and Blanche Young and brother Burman Hubbard. Visitation will be from 9 a.m. until the 11 a.m. funeral Friday at First Hopewell Baptist Church, 664 Shelby St. in the Plateau community. Burial will be in Pine Crest Cemetery on Dauphin Island Parkway, Mobile. Arrangements by JOHNSON-ALLEN MORTUARY, 600 Chestnut St, Mobile, AL 36603. Published in the Mobile Register on 3/3/2005.

Mr. Barry Curtis "Ba-Ba" Hudson

A native of Mobile, AL, departed this life on August 29, 1999. Born June 2, 1954 to the late R. B. and Ary Lee Hudson. He ws preceded in death by two sisters, Lena Mae Thornton an Geraldine Singleton, both of Mobile, AL. He leaves to cherish his memories, ond daughter, Michelle Samuel of Mobile, four very devoted sisters, Rosetta Anthony, of East St. Louis, Ill, Phaleon Benjamin of Atlanta, GA, Vivian (Ellis) Johnson and Joyce Hudson, both of Prichard, AL; three devoted brothers, R. B. (Ruby) Hudson, Jr., of St. Louis, Robert Lee Hudson and Johnny (Malinda) Hudson, one devoted brother-in-law, Mr. Rudolph J. Singleton, and a very, very devoted host of nieces and nephews, great nieces and nephews, cousins, and friends, four devoted, Leslie Scott, Diane Wilson, Dorothy Samuel and Gretta Williams of Mobile. Funeral will be Saturday, September 4, 1999, from 11 a. m. until 12 noon.

Mr. Rowlland F. Walker, Sr.

Born May 24, 1935, in Mobile, departed this life on Monday, November 8, 1999. He was preceded in death by his mother, Lillie Walker, his father, William Walker, and his brothers Eugene and Owen Walker of Mobile. He is survived by his devoted wife, Josephine McDuffie-Walker; two daughters, Argenia (Charles, III) Clark, of Nashville, TN, and Demetria Walker of Queens, NY, one devoted son, Rowlland (Jacqueline) Walker, Jr., of Nashville, TN; five grandchildren, Danielle Walker, Mesha and Surell WAkler, Haley and Alex Clark, all of Nashville, TN; two sisters, Lucille Walker-Gonzalez and Beatrice Walker-Watson, one brother, Lonnie Walker Johnson, all of Mobile, four brothers-in-law, Ernest and Alma McDuffie, Jimmie and Loree McDuffie all of Mobile, Henry and Diane McDuffie, Hayward an Mary McDuffie, of Coy, Al.; three sisters-in-law,Earlene and Isaiah Sigler, Mary McDuffie of Mobile, Annie Mary Jones of Axis, AL; father-in-law, Henry Thomas McDuffie, Sr., of Coy, Al., four devoted friends, James Lovett, James Nicholsons, John Baker and George Hopkins. Funeral servieces held, Monday, November 15, 1999, at 11:00 A.M., with MOSLEY FUNERAL HOME, in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Linda Woods Osbey (Babysister)

A native and lif elong resident of Mobile, AL passed this life on Thursday, May 3, 2001 at a loca l hospital. Mrs. Osbey was Manager and licensed fune ral director at Memorial Funeral Home in Prichard. She was office manager for Mobile Beacon Newspaper for 16 years before coming to work with her brother, Bishop Cornelius W. Woods. She served as the Secretary for Women's Auxiliary for Alabama Funeral Directors an d Mortuary Association. She was a member of the Missionary Society at Prayer Tabernacle Early Church of Jesus Christ and Church Secr etary Clerk. She was National Secretary for the Early Churches of Jesus Christ. She was a member of the Jordan Pride Chapter No. 775 Order of Eastern Star, Heroines of Jericho. She was Den Leader of Pack 217 Boy Scouts of America and was named Who's Who For Executive Business Leaders of America. She leaves to cherish her loving memories, a loving and devoted husband, Eugene C. Osbey of Prichard, AL; three very devoted children, Monica (Leonard) Winbush, II, Mobile, AL, Herbert (Angela) Woods, Los Angeles, CA, Shewanda (Jarvis) Johnson, Sr., Mobile, AL; four devoted stepchildren, Jerry (Joyce) Osbey, Mobile, AL, Marvin Osbey, Talladega, AL, Wykichea Osbey, Prichard, AL, Lataria Shaw of Mobile, AL; loving and devoted parents, Jim Woods and Elder Elizabeth Woods; three devoted sisters, Mary Love of Eight Mile, AL, Regina (Willie) Jackson, Brenda Woods all of Mobile , AL; four devoted brothers, Dea. Jerry (Lateria) Woods, Sr., Bishop Cornelius (Mary) Woods both of Mobile, AL, Timothy (Connie) Woods, Kenneth Woods both of San Antonio, TX; five sisters-in-law, Ida Taylor, Diane Williams, Brunette Robinson all of Prichard, AL, Carolyn Johnson, Brent, AL, Elaine Stallworth of Mobile, AL; four brothers-in-law , William Murrell of Wichita, KS, Johnnie Murrell of Birmingham, AL, Benjamin Murrell of Montgomery, AL, Jackie Murrell of Brent, AL ; 19 grandchildren, a host of nieces, nephews, many devoted friends, and a very devoted church family, devoted Goddaughter, Roshonda S mith. Visitation will be held on Monday, May 7, 2001 from 12 noon until 4 p.m. f rom the Chapel of Memorial Funeral Home. Wake servic es will be held at Prayer Tabernacle Church, 1223 Mobile St. from 5 to 8 p.m. Th e family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m. Funeral services will be held at the church, Tuesday, May 8, 2001 at 1 p.m. with Apos tle Cornelius Woods, II (Presiding), and Bishop Cornelius Woods I, officiating minister. Elder Elizabeth Woods, Pastor. Entombment w ill be in the family Mausoleum at Oaklawn Cemetery. Sympathetic and professional services are by MEMORIAL FUNERAL HOME, 1302 Viaduct St, Prichard, AL 36610.

Sister Alice Taylor Peters

Age 71, a native of Clark County, AL. A resident of Whistler, AL for over 38 years, departed this life on Wednesday, September 20, 2000, in a local hospital. She was p receded in death by a son, Samuel Earl Elmore and tw o sisters, Millie Ann Gill and Ethel Brooks. She was a devoted and faithful moth er and member of The Greater Allenville A.O.H. Churc h of God. She leaves to cherish her memories a devoted husband, Elijah Peters, Sr.; three loving daughters, Mary (Ralph) Brown of Montgomery, AL, Sandra (LaMedgar) Grant of Norcross, GA, and Yvette Marie Peters of Mobile, AL; four dedicated sons, Michael (Darlene) Elmore, Sr., Gilbert (Vanessa) Elmore, Sr., Elijah (Angela) Peters, Jr., Elder Anthony (Rosemary) Peters, all of Mobile, AL; devoted sister and brother-in-law, Willie Mae (Albert) Watts; two devoted friends, Gladys Kennedy and Katie L. Scott; 24 grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren; a host of nieces and nephews, one devoted niece, Denise Watts Martin, and many relatives and friends. Visitation will be Saturday, September 23, 2000 from 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM at The Greater Allenville A.O.H. Church of God, Inc. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 PM with Overseer Richard Curtis officiating. Interment will be in Lawn Haven Memorial Gardens. Arrangements by SERENITY FUNERAL HOME, 86 91 Old Pascagoula Road, Mobile, Alabama.

Mrs. Evelyn Dale Johnson

Born August 18, 1903, a native of Marengo County and a resident of Prichard, AL for many years exchanged life for eternity on Wednesday, December 11, 2002. She confessed Christ at an early age and united with the Mt. Carmel Baptist Church under the leadership of Rev. Fred L. Sanderson. She was preceded in death by her husband, Thomas W. Johnson, daughter, Armenta Powell and grandson, Little Elijah Johnson. She leaves to cherish her memories a loving and devoted family, one great grandson, Elijah (Louise) Johnson, Jr.; a great granddaughter, Gwendolyn D. Arrington; adopted great granddaughter, Willie P. Cunningham all of Mobile, AL; two great great granddaughters, Kelia D. Arrington and Tasha Jones; three great great great grandchildren all of Mobile, AL and a host of nieces, four devoted, Lula (Clyde) Williams, Jackie Haywood, Lena (J.V.) Hundley and Brenda Bush; nephews, cousins, friends and neighbors (The Johnson's), special caregivers, Mercy Medical Hospice, Debra Robinson, Cliff Johnson, McGregor Medical Staff and Rev. Jeffrey Thrash. Visitation will be held on Friday, December 20, 2002 from 11:00 until the 1:00 p.m. funeral hour at Mt. Carmel Baptist Church, 1712 Chastang St., Prichard, AL 36610 with Rev. Carl D. Bolden officiating. Interment will follow in the Oaklawn Cemetery. Sympathetic and professional services are by MEMORIAL FUNERAL HOME, 1302 St. Stephens Rd, Prichard, AL 36610. Published in the Mobile Register on 12/19/2002.