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Selected Family Obituaries

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.

Brother Chester "Cap" Watson

Born December 15, 1903, to the late Mrs. Elizabeth Watson, Mr. Chester "Cap" Watson, a native of Yarbo, Alabama and a resident of Citronelle, Alabama, died Tuesday, March 18, 1986. he was a member of Shiloh Baptist Church, Citronelle, Alabama. Preceding him in death were his mother, two brothers, Ed Watson and Marshall Watson, Sr., and two sisters, Amie Watson-Hawkins and Flora Watson-Chapman. He leaves to cherish his memory; a loving wife, Mrs. Alma Ramsey-Watson, Citronelle, AL, four step-daughters, Mrs. Ola Mae (George) Johnson, Biloxi, MS, Mrs. Irene (Walter) Aleen, Citronelle, AL, Mrs. Joe Ellen Roberts and Mrs. Jessie Robinson both of Los Angeles, CA. on step-son, Mr. Luther Brown, Chicago, IL, one sister-in-law, Mrs. Flossie Watson of Prichard, AL, other relatives and friends. Services to be held at the Shiloh Baptist Church, Citronelle, Alabama, Saturday, March 22, 1986, 2:00 P.M., Rev. Cleophus Rawls, Officiating. Interment, Mt. Nebo Cemetery, Citronelle, Alabama. Christian Benevolent Funeral Home, directing.

Mr. Edenborough "Ed" Watson, Sr.

Ed Watson, Sr. of 435 N. Liberty Ave., a clipper at the American Steel Foundries, for 15 years, died Tuesday, September ? 1957, at 10:45, p. m. at City Hospital. Mr. Watson, 46, was ill, for three months. A resident of Alliance, Ohio for 16 years, Mr. Watson came here from Gilbertown, Alabama, where he was born, February 24, 1911, he was preceded in death by his parents, Elizabeth Graham-Watson and Sidney Harmon, and his grandmother, Clora Campbell. He was a member o the Pinehill Baptist Church in Gilbertown. he is survived by his wife, Annie Bell Nicholson-Watson, four daughters, Annie Ruth Watson, Daisy Lee Watson and Arlynn Watson of the home, and Mrs. Annie Mae Watson-Blue of Alliance, Ohio; three sons, Ed Watson, Jr., David Watson and Aron Watson, a sister, Amie Watson-Hawkins, of Alliance, Ohio, two brothers; Marshall Watson, Sr. of Plateau, Alabama and Chester Watson of Citronelle, Alabama, and five grandchildren. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p. m., Saturday at the Second Baptist Church. In charge is Rev. A. B. Adams, Pastor. Friends may call from 7 to 9 p. m. Friday, at the Sibley Funeral Home. Interment will be made in the City Cemetery.

Tyjuan Marcea Boykan

5 days old, of Alliance, died at 8 p.m. Monday at Aultman Hospital in Canton. Arrangements are pending by Sibley-Murray Funeral Home.Born Sept 25, 2002. Died Sept 30, 2002 at Aultman Hospital, Canton, OH. Survivors included his mother, Tiphan Porter, and his father Chezaray Boykin, both of Alliance; paternal grandparents Estina Boykin and Maternal grandmother Arlynn Porter both of Alliance. Arlynn or "Chin" is Ed Watson's and Annie B. (Nicholson) Daughter. The Alliance Review Thur. Oct 3, 2002.

Sister Eartha Mae Murphy

Eartha Mae Murphy, was born in Bladon Springs, Choctaw County, Alabama, on March 1, 1926, to the late Alberta and Jim Murphy, and departed this life on February 24, 1999 in an Oakland, CA hospital, following a long illness. She confessed Christ at an early age, uniting with the Hopewell Baptist Church of Plateau, Alabama, where she was baptised by Reverend H. P. Williams. She redeived her education at Mobile County, Training School, in Mobile. Eartha was preceded in death by her children, Marilyn Murphy-Gordon (1979), Rosa Mae Murphy and Robert Murphy, her parents, sisters, Nettie Law-Dickinson and Nancy Law-Lassiter, and brothers, Jim Murphy, Jr. and James Law, Jr., Dossie Law and Charlie Law. She leave to cherish her memories, her sons, Archie (Jacquelyn L.) Murphy, of Hayward, Ca., Yasir Rahman and Danny Murphy, both of Oakland, CA; daughters, Janice (Perry) Watts, of Oakland, CA, and Regina Little-Mose of Prichard, AL; three sisters, Flossie Law-Watson of Prichard, AL, Beatrice Law-Jackson of Oakland, CA, and Grace Daw-Horn of Detroit, MI; sixteen grandchildren, twenty great-grandchildren and many nieces, nephews, grand nieces and grand nephews, cousins, and a host of okther relatives and friends. Eartha was also the granddaughter of the late Martha Williams-Bumpers, and the great-granddaughter of the late Hannay Williams and John Todd, and the great-great-granddaughter of the lated Celia Todd. Services; Wednesday, March 3, 1999, 11:00 AM, C. P. BANNON MORTUARY, 6800 International Blve, Oakland, CA. Officiating; Rev. James Willis. Intermetn; Rolling Hills Memorial Park, 4100 Hilltop Drive, Richmond, CA.

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.

Mr. Cleveland "Cleve" Todd

Mr. Cleveland Todd, born in Bladon Springs, Alabama on December 28, 1904, finished the race of life on September 18, 1984. He lived in Mobile most of his life and lived all of his life for people. He truly loved people, especially children. His working life was spent mostly with the International Longshoremen's Association, from which he was medically retired in 1964. Mr. "Cleve" has run the race of life and now the victory is his. He leaves as a memorial to his live, many devoted relatives and devoted friends. Especially he leaves one daughter, Arcola Todd Lucas; one son, Thomas N. Todd; three grandchildren, Frienzett Jones, Traci N. Todd, and Tamara N. Todd; four great-grandchildren, two great-great-grandchildren, four brothers and a host of other relatives. Services; visitation, Friday night, September 21, 1984, 8:00 P. M., Christian Benevolent Funeral Chapel, 201 N. Hamilton Street, Mobile, Alabama, the Committal Service, Saturday, September 22, 1984, Interment, Oaklawn Memorial Cemetery, Reverend Julius E. Williams, Officiating, Christian Benevolent Funeral Home, directing.

Mrs. Mary Campbell Hayes


Born October 18, 1912, to the late Carrie Williams-Koen, Mrs. Mary Campbell Hayes, a native of Bladon Spring, Alabama and a native of Mobile, Alabama, passed away, Tuesday, March 21, 1978, at a local hospital. She was a member of Greater Mount Olive Baptist Church No. 2 and a member of While Lily Chapter No. 34 of the Eastern Star. She leaves to mourn, two devoted daughers, Mrs. Katherine Holcombe of Mobile, Alabama, and Mrs. Roberta Howard of Savannah, Georgia; two brothers, Mr. Henry Campbell and Mr. Cleveland Todd of Mobile, Alabama; three grandchildren, Mrs. Gladys Smith Parker of Mobile, Alabama, Mrs. Carolyn Holmes of Seattle, Washington and Mrs. Irma Everett of Homestead, Florida; three great-grandchildren, Miss Naketta Everett, Nicole Holmes and Master Tony Holcombe; two sons-in-law, Mr. Phil Holcombe of Mobile and Sgt. Clinton Howard of Savannah, Georgia; two sisters-inlaw, Mrs. Velma Campbell and Mrs. Dora Hayes all of Mobile, Alabama, three grandsons-in-law; fived devoted friends, Mrs. Emma Knowles, Mrs. Pearline Lewis, Mrs. Mary Richard, Mrs. Dora Smith and Mr. Burie King and a host of other relatives an friends. Services, Monday, March 27, 1978, 11:00 A. M., Greater Mount Olive Baptist Church No. 2, 231 North Lafayette Street, Mobile, Albamaa, Rev. J. B. Weaver, Pastor and Officiating Minister, Interment, Oaklawn Cemetery, Christian Benevolent Funeral Home, directing.

Names of Those Who Were Born or Who Lived in Choctaw County, Who Passed Away

Some names are from Family Files, others are from the Rootsweb Social Security Death Indes.

Campbell, Aretha, Sept. 25, 1931-Aug. 17, 1999 (Silas, AL)
Campbell, Bettie, Dec. 1, 1892-Jan. 1987 (Silas, AL)
Campbell, Dan, April 9, 1904-Feb. 1983 (Lisman, AL)
Campbell, Eli S., April 2, 1921-March 1989 (Lisman, AL)
Campbell, Ernest, Sept. 25, 1907-Nov. 1979 (Butler, AL)
Campbell, Inez, March 15, 1910-Jan. 1983 (Silas, AL)
Campbell, Jake, June 18, 1913-Dec. 1985 (Lisman, AL)
Campbell, Joseph G., May 1, 1931-Nov. 10, 2000 (Gilbertown, AL)
Campbell, Julius, Oct. 28, 1934-Sept. 20, 1993 (Silas, AL)
Campbell, Leonard, May 7, 1914-Feb. 13, 1997 (Pennington, AL)
Campbell, Mance, Sept. 20, 1897-Jan. 1983 (Silas, AL)
Campbell, Susie E., Dec. 12, 1930-May 2, 1996 (Lisman, AL)
Campbell, Thomas, Dec. 18, 1927-Sept. 1981 (Toxey, AL)
Campbell, Vinie, May 11, 1908-June 1974 (Butler, AL)
Campbell, William, Jan. 4, 1947-July 10, 1998 (Pennington, AL)
Chapman, Arthur, Feb. 1, 1893-April 1975 (Gilbertown, AL)
Chapman, Arthur, Jan. 14, 1925-June 1985 (Gilbertown, AL)
Chapman, Cora, April 4, 1893-May 1974 (Gilbertown, AL)
Chapman, Dorothy C., April 23, 1924-Sept. 27, 2001 (Butler, AL)
Chapman, Emma R., Oct. 9, 1917-April 21, 2001 (Gilbertown, AL)
Chapman, Lonnie, March 1, 1911-May 1981 (Lisman, AL)
Chapman, Newton, W., June 3, 1932-Aug. 26, 1996 (Gilbertown, AL)
Chapman, T. J., May 20, 1905-May 11, 1991 (Butler, AL)
Chapman, Whitset O., Jan. 6, 1927-Jan. 21, 1997 (Gilbertown, AL)
Chapman, William B., Oct. 22, 1924-Mary 20, 2000 (Butler, AL)
Coats, Erine, Dec. 3, 1907-Feb. 1983 (Ward, AL)
Coats, Salesta, June 7, 1883-Dec. 15, 1974 (Ward, AL)
Coats, William, June 15, 1931-Sept. 15, 1997 (Ward, AL)
Collins, Corine, June 21, 1903-Jan. 1988 (Butler, AL)
Collins, Maple L., Oct. 5, 1938-Nov. 8, 1993 (Jachin, AL0
Collins, E., April 16, 1912-Aug. 1982 (Butler, AL)
Collins, Van, April 15, 1915-June 1985 (Butler, AL)
Dunagan, Dovie, May 13, 1905-Sept. 1977 (Gilbertown, AL/Miami, FL)
Dunagan, Mary, March 31, 1889-July 1981 (Gilbertown, AL)
Dunagan, Plenty, Feb. 22, 1896-Feb. 1979 (Gilbertown, AL)
Fluker, Esau, July 22, 1915-July 15, 1995 (Ward, AL)
Fluker, Flossie, May 8, 1901-Aug. 1984 (Ward, AL)
Fluker, Mandy, Dec. 9, 1922-March 4, 1999 (Ward, AL)
Fluker, Maude C., April 30, 1924-Dec. 3, 1999 (Ward, AL)
Fluker, Wayne, Dec. 24, 1899-March 1972 (Ward, AL)
Graham, Ethyl D., Dec. 30, 1905-March 24, 1997 (Butler, AL)
Graham, George C., Aug. 21, 1915-March 12, 1993 (Gilbertown, AL)
Graham, Henry, Feb. 6, 1886-Oct. 1980 (Needham, AL)
Graham, Jack, June 12, 1913-March 1977 (Toxey, AL)
Graham, John, Jan. 11, 1904-Oct. 1981 (Butler, AL)
Graham, L., Aug. 21, 1947-March 1988 (Lisman, AL)
Graham, Liddie, July 10, 1898-Oct. 1982 (Ward, AL)
Graham, Lizzie, April 2, 1885-May 15, 1971 (Ward, AL)
Graham, Lloyd J., Jan. 23, 1919-March 19, 1997 (Gilbertown, AL)
Graham, Lula, Oct. 21, 1889-July 1977 (Gilbertown, AL)
Graham, Mary, Oct. 7, 1900-May 1985 (Lisman, AL)
Graham, Maxie, Dec. 4, 1915-Dec. 30, 1993 (Needham, AL)
Graham, N., March 28, 1901-Dec. 1986 (Lisman, AL)
Graham, Robert B., Feb. 29, 1920-Nov. 21, 1995 (Gilbertown, AL)
Graham, Vada M., Sept. 9, 1921-Oct. 15, 1995 (Gilbertown, AL)
Graham, Vaudie M., Jan. 21, 1930-March 2, 2000 (Gilbertown, AL)
Harmon, Corda, Dec. 29, 1895-Sept. 1976 (Lisman, AL)
Harmon, Georgia B., Aug. 8, 1902-Oct. 23, 1990 (Butler, AL)
Harmon, John, March 13, 1912-Jan. 1967 (Butler, AL)
Harmon, Miller B., Nov. 15, 1925-Dec. 24, 1994 (Butler, AL)
Harmon, Ruby, Oct. 5, 1915-Feb. 1990 (Lisman, AL)
Harmon, Wilkes R., May 8, 1919-June 24, 1997 (Butler, AL)
Harmon, William, March 19, 1885-Nov. 1972 (Butler, AL)
Hawkins, Hughley, Nov. 4, 1881-Jan. 1978 (Gilbertown, AL)
Hawkins, Isabel, Nov. 14, 1896-Jan. 1981 (Giblertown, AL)
Hawkins, Samuel, Oct. 14, 1913-April 1978 (Butler, AL)
Jenkins, Charles A., Sept. 3, 1940-Sept. 5, 1994 (Gilbertown, AL)
Jenkins, Coatsell, July 6, 1914-Oct. 25, 1990 (Gilbertown, AL)
Jenkins, Edgar, May 6, 1892-April 1971 (Gilbertown, AL)
Jenkins, Eleanor, Aug. 27, 1911-Nov. 1982 (Butler, AL)
Jenkins, Fannie, Nov. 3, 1903-Aug. 1981 (Gilbertown, AL)
Jenkins, George, Oct. 24, 1900-Feb. 1982 (Toxey, AL)
Jenkins, George, May 7, 1908-Dec. 1971 (Butler, AL)
Jenkins, Harry, Oct. 9, 1887-Jan. 1970 (Gilbertown, AL)
Jenkins, Homer, Dec. 12, 1923-Nov. 1986 (Needham, AL)
Jenkins, Hugh B., Jan. 12, 1892-Dec. 12, 1988 (Butler, AL)
Jenkins, J. W., Dec. 8, 1927-Feb. 18, 2001 (Gilbertown, AL)
Jenkins, Laura, Aug. 5, 1898-April 1978 (Gilbertown, AL)
Jenkins, Lee, Aug. 14, 1902-May 1967 (Needham, AL)
Jenkins, Lora, March 31, 1905-Jan. 1984 (Needham, AL)
Jenkins, Nathan, Nov. 30, 1905-May 1978 (Needham, AL)
Jenkins, Nellie C., Feb. 9, 1899-June 1992 (Toxey, AL)
Jenkins, Robert L., Oct. 8, 1908-July 13, 1989 (Gilbertown, AL)
Jenkins, Tim J., May 31, 1960-Aug. 16, 1999 (Gilbertown, AL)
Jenkins, Wilma, June 10, 1889-Feb. 1978 (Gilbertown, AL)
Kirksey, Albert, April 5, 1895-March 1967 (Gilbertown, AL)
Kirksey, Bobrie L., Nov. 11, 1918-Sept. 15, 1996 (Gilbertown, AL)
Kirksey, Booker T., June 20, 1906-May 1990 (Gilbertown, AL)
Kirksey, Charlie, March 28, 1893-June 1969 (Gilbertown, AL)
Kirksey, Elisha, March 24, 1880-Oct. 1967 (Needham, AL)
Kirksey, Eula J., Sept. 4, 1899-April 20, 1988 (Gilbertown, AL)
Kirksey, Millie, April 4, 1900-April 1981 (Toxey, AL)
Kirksey, Myrtle L., Dec. 11, 1932-April 7, 2000 (Gilbertown, AL)
Kirksey, Prince, July 27, 1900-April 1975 (Gilbertown, AL)
Kirksey, Rasberry, June 19, 1898-Nov. 1983 (Silas, AL)
Kirksey, Vannie, June 13, 1898-June 1979 (Lisman, AL)
Kirksey, Woodie, Dec. 3, 1901-July 1988 (Needham, AL)
Lassiter, Della, Feb. 2, 1905-Feb. 1980 (Silas, AL)
Lassiter, Earl, Jan. 27, 1914-March 16, 1996 (Silas, AL)
Lassiter, George, May 11, 1904-June 1982 (Toxey, AL)
Lassiter, George T., Oct. 20, 1933-Oct. 16, 1999 (Butler, AL)
Lassiter, H. J., Oct. 18, 1919-April 13, 1997 (Silas, AL)
Lassiter, Joe, Aug. 9, 1889-May 1979 (Butler, AL)
Lassiter, John M., Aug. 26, 1910-June 14, 1997 (Silas, AL)
Lassiter, John W., Dec. 5, 1916-Oct. 7, 2001 (Silas, AL)
Lassiter, Mary, July 3, 1881-March 1979 (Toxey, AL)
Lassiter, Preston M., Feb. 4, 1901-Feb. 15, 1997 (Butler, AL)
Lassiter, R. L., Dec. 4, 1940-Oct. 15, 1988 (Butler, AL)
Lassiter, Raymond, April 28, 1944-May 23, 2001 (Butler, AL)
Lassiter, Robert, May 10, 1911-March 30, 1997 (Butler, AL)
Lassiter, Viney, Jan. 26, 1901-April 15, 1970 (Butler, AL)
Law, Lonnie, Aug. 20, 1898-Jan. 1986 (Ward, AL)
Law, Rena W., June 3, 1888-April 15, 1966 (Ward, AL)
Mayfield, John, Jan. 15, 1906-June 1976 (Toxey, AL)
McBride, Beulah, Sept. 24, 1895-Dec. 5, 1992 (Gilbertown, AL)
McBried, Frankie T., June 6, 1928-Jan.1, 2000 (Gilbertown, AL)
McBride, Ulmer, April 30, 1924-May 15, 1991 (Gilbertown, AL)
McBride, Vernon, Jan. 19, 1922-Sept. 1984 (Butler, AL)
McBride, Warren, Nov. 16, 1891-Nov. 1987 (Gilbertown, AL)
Morris, Collins, Dec. 6, 1917-Dec. 1982 (Silas, AL)
Morris, Ellen D., DEc. 17, 1886-March 15, 1969 (Gilbertown, AL)
Morris, John C., Nov. 27, 1913-Aug. 12, 1988 (Butler, AL)
Morris, Sallie, March 11, 1899-June 1983 (Gilbertown, AL)
Murphy, Frank, Sept. 18, 1903, Feb. 13, 1994 (Silas, AL)
Murphy, Joe, April 25, 1906-March 1973 (Silas, AL)
Murphy, Lucy, Sept. 20, 1907-Aug. 1976 (Silas, AL)
Murphy, Pearlie C., March 25, 1882-Sept. 15, 1968 (Silas, AL)
Pugh, Ella, Oct. 31, 1897-Dec. 1972 (Toxey, AL)
Stein, Elton, Nov. 5, 1880-Sept. 1966 (Butler, AL)
Thomas, Cora, Feb. 12, 1889-Sept. 1979 (Ward, AL)
Thomas, Dan, Jan. 23, 1938-April 23, 1997 (Ward, AL)
Thomas, Frank, Oct. 16, 1889-Jan. 1972 (Bulter, AL)
Thomas, Fred, Aug. 6, 1907-Jan. 1983 (Lisman, AL)
Thomas, Jimmy, Feb. 8, 1938-Dec. 1978 (Butler, AL)
Thomas, Lillie, Nov. 9, 1909-Jan. 12, 1998 (Butler, AL)
Thomas, Minnie, Sept. 27, 1911-Feb. 27, 1992 (Lisman, AL)
Thomas, Narsis A., Oct. 2, 1895-Jan. 11, 1990 (Butler, AL)
Thomas, Rosie, July 27, 1906-May 1979 (Ward, AL)
Thomas, Steve, June 5, 1918-Apilr 24, 1992 (Ward, AL)
Thomas, Ulysses J., Oct. 26, 1931-March 15, 1995 (Lisman, AL)
Thomas, Walter, Dec. 31, 1914-Nov. 1982 (Ward, AL)
Thomas, Willie J., Sept. 27, 1911-Feb. 27, 1992 (Lisman, AL)
Thomas, Willie L., Oct. 26, 1903-NOv. 13, 2001 (Silas, AL)
Thompson, Artisle, Jan. 15, 1916-Aug. 4, 1994 (Cromwell, AL)
Thompson, Beverly A., June 22, 1936-May 12, 1997 (Butler, AL)
Thompson, Billy, Jan. 4, 1910-Feb. 25, 2001 (Butler/Gilbertown, AL)
Thompson, Charlie, May 6, 1913-Dec. 1982 (Cromwell, AL)
Thompson, Clarence, May 6, 1899-May 1980 (Toxey, AL)
Thompson, Crawford L., June 4, 1922-May 12, 2001 (Toxey, AL)
Thompson, Eddie, April 5, 1945-May 1981 (Cromwell, AL)
Thompson, Gracie C., Oct. 15, 1905-Feb. 5, 1998 (Toxey, AL)
Thompson, Henry, March 18, 1898-April 1985 (Lisman, AL)
Thompson, Hodeges, Jan. 16, 1945-June 15, 2000 (Ward, AL)
Thompson, Howard, April 15, 1911-September 1971 (Gilbertown, AL)
Thompson, J., June 14, 1940-Aug. 15, 1991 (Lisman, AL)
Thompson, J. H., Dec. 5, 1913-May 17, 1996 (Toxey, AL)
Thompson, James, Jan. 17, 1910-March 1972 (Butler, AL)
Thompson, James, June 22, 1917-Dec. 1985 (Lisman, AL)
Thompson, Joe, Aug. 30, 1897-Nov. 1974 (Lisman, AL)
Thompson, John, May 7, 1893-June 1968 (Cromwell, AL)
Thompson, John, Feb. 9, 1897-June 1981 (Butler, AL)
Thompson, John, Sept. 9, 1903-Nov. 1978 (Butler, AL)
Thompson, John E., July 16, 1929-March 15, 1994 (Butler, AL)
Thompson, Lawrence, Jan. 9, 1902-Oct. 1984 (Gilbertown, AL)
Thompson, Lela, Jan. 25, 1897-March 1978 (Ward, AL)
Thompson, Lenoir, Oct. 15, 1904-Oct. 1971 (Toxey, AL)
Thompson, Lula, Feb. 18, 1910-April 1976 (Butler, AL)
Thompson, Lurie D., Jr., Oct. 16, 1970-Feb. 25, 2001 (Lisman, AL)
Thompson, Marshall, March 3, 1926-Aug. 1981 (Lisman, AL)
Thompson, Mary, July 2, 1893-June 1976 (Silas, AL)
Thompson, Mary C., Feb. 10, 1919-Oct. 15, 1994 (Lisman, AL)
Thompson, Mattie, Dec. 31, 1922-June 15, 1995 (Ward, AL)
Thompson, Mike, Oct. 9, 1894-Nov. 1975 (Lisman, AL)
Thompson, Paralee, July 4, 1930-June 4, 1996 (Ward, AL)
Thompson, Pearl L., Oct. 18, 1914-Jan. 10, 1991 (Butler, AL)
Thompson, Robert, Dec. 16, 1904-Sept. 1984 (Toxey, AL)
Thompson, Ruther, Nov. 14, 1913-Aug. 1979 (Toxey, AL)
Thompson, Thomas L., Jan. 31, 1942-July 7, 1997 (Toxey, AL)
Thompson, Verna, July 19, 1909-Aug. 1985 (Gilbertown, AL)
Thompson, William B., March 4, 1907-Nov. 10, 1989 (Butler, AL)
Thompson, Willie L., Aug. 4, 1908-Nov. 28, 1988 (Butler/Toxey, AL)
Turner, Ira, March 15, 1884-June 1967 (Gilbertown, AL)
Turner, Joel, Dec. 15, 1946-Nov. 24, 1999 (Gilbertown, AL)
Turner, Joseph, Feb. 14, 1944-Oct. 1972 (Toxey, AL)
Turner, Katie B., April 1, 1934-July 20, 1999 (Toxey, AL)
Turner, Katie O., March 6, 1915-July 1993 (Gilbertown, AL)
Turner, Nan, Aug. 30, 1891-March 1979 (Silas, AL)
Turner, Olar, May 15, 1904-Feb. 1975 (Silas, AL)
Turner, Oliver, Oct. 4, 1900-Aug. 25, 1990 (Gilbertown, AL)
Turner, Tilman, June 4, 1929-Feb. 24, 1993 (Gilbertown, AL)
Turner, Willie M., Sept. 26, 1915-May 23, 1988 (Gilbertown, AL)
West, Calvin, Feb. 4, 1909-May 1993 (Gilbertown, AL)
West, Ella, May 17, 1891-May 1978 (Gilbertown, AL)
West, Mattie, Aug. 12, 1911-May 1978 (Giblertown, AL)
West, Thomas, April 1, 1881-Nov. 1966 (Butler, AL)

Some Names OF Those From Choctaw County, From The WWI Civilian Draft Registation

Will Edwards, born 1888, Gilbertown, AL, registration Bolivar #1, MS.
Binyard Campbell, born February 12, 1894, Womack Hill, AL, registration, Clarke County, MS.
George Campbell, born July 9, 1898, relatives lived in Womack Hill, AL, registration, Lowndes County, MS.
Clarence Clanton, born April 31, 1896, Bladen Springs, AL, registration, Harrison County, MS.
Edward Colon, born 1896, Bladen Springs, AL, registration, Forrest County, MS.
John Everett, born August 17, 1880, Mother lives in Gilbertown, AL, registration, Lauderdale #1, MS.
Lee Simuel Hayes, born aobut 1896, Father born in Bladen Springs, AL, registration, Lamar County, MS.
Cleveland Hunter, born January 1890, Bladen Springs, Al, registration, Lamar County, MS.
King Hunter, born December 18, 1886, Bladen Springs, AL, registration, Jackson County, MS.
Lee Lampley, born 1893, Gilbertown, AL, registration, Clarke County, MS.
Willie Earnest Lewis, born Dec. 1, 1896, Womack Hill, AL, registration, Lauderdale #2, MS.
Grover Moore, born August 7, 1895, Womack Hill, AL, regeistration, Warren County, MS.
Pollart Parker, born about 1894, Womack Hill, AL, registration, Warren County, MS.
Milton Pearson, born July 8, 1892, Gilbertown, AL, registration, Pearl River County, MS.
Will Powe, born April 3, 1892, Womack Hill, AL, registration, Perry County, MS.
Arthor Turner, born January 2, 1889, Bladen Springs, AL, registration, George County, MS.

Most of the names listed above, were found at, WWI Civilian Draft Registration, and are all African American.

More Choctaw County Obituaries

Brother Marzett Hawkins, Sr.

Marzett Hawkins, Sr., age 60, of 11340 Webb Ave. N. E., died at Molly Stark Hospital at 9:30 A.M., Monday following a one year illness. Mr. Hawkins, was born in Gilbertown, AL, October 3, 1921, to the late Annie Watson-Hawkins and Rail Hawkins, and had lived in Alliance, Ohio for 37 years. He was preceded in death by his parents, his grandmother, Elizabeth Graham-Watson, his great-grandmother, Clora Campbell, and great-grandfather, Edinborough Graham, and his great-great-grandparents, Celia and Pry Campbell, two uncles, Marshall Watson, Sr. and Ed Watson, Sr., an aunt, Flora Watson-Chapman, a great aunt, Josephine Campbell-Kirksey and a great uncle, Isaac Campbell.A U. S. Army Veteran of World War II, he was retired from Babrock and Wilcox Tubular Products, where he was employed as a loader in the finishing department. Surving are his wife Alberta Kirksey-Hawkins; three daughters, Mrs. Charles (Kathy) Dailey of Alliance, Amy and Ariane Both of the home, a son, Marzett Hawkins, Jr., of the home, a sister, Nettie Mae Hawkins of Louisville, KY, a brother, Bryant oung of Akron, OH and two grandchilren and an uncle, Chester Watson of Citronelle, AL. Servieces will be held at 1 p. m. Friday at Noble Street Church of God in Christ, with Elder David Howard of the Holy Temple Church of God in Christ officiating. Burial will be in Alliancee City Cemetery. Friends may call at the church, Thursday, 7-9 p. m. SIBLEY FUNERAL HOME has charge of arrangements. (S. S. D. I. Stated death date only as March 1982)

Sister Addie B. Bell

Services for Addie B. Bell are at 11AM Saturday at Tabernecle Missionary Baptist Church with the Rev. Bobby Williams officiating. Burial will be in Alliance City Cemetery. Friends may call from 10 to 11AM Saturday ath the Church (obituary dated Thursday, March 23, 2000). Mrs. Bell, 91, of Alliance, died at 6:35PM, Tuesday at McCrea Manor Nursing Center, following an extended illness. A resident of the Alliance area for 60 years, she was born in Toxey, Ala, Feb. 3, 1919. She was a charter member of the church and member of the church's Mission Board. She was also a member of the Court of Colonthe and Order of Eastern Star. Her hobbies were fishing, cooking and studingy the Bible. Surviving are a great nephe, James Terrell, of Hinesville, GA, who took care of her for many years, and a grandchild and two great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, LePare Bell; her parents, Aaron and Henrietta Graham; a sister, Nettie Davis; and four brothers, Simmie, Jack, Alonzo and Tom Graham. Friends will also be received at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Donel Terrell, 548 S. Seneca Ave. Arrangements are by SIBLEY-MURRAY FUNERAL HOME, (3-23-00). The announcement left out her son the lated Alph Young from Dayton, OH, who preceded her in death, (died about 1994), and he was really close to his mother.

Brother E. W. Dunagan

Born September 29, 1907 in Toxey, Alabama to the late Margie Catherine Graham-Dunagan and Alonzo Dunagan, died Saturday, August 10, 1996, in Alliance, Stark County, Ohio. Resided in Alliance more than 55 years. Proceded in death by his wife Lela in 1973, a brother, Edinborough Dunagan and two sisters, Flora Hair an Ilover Sims. He was the grandson of the late Edinborough and Winny Graham, of Choctaw County, Alabama and Hannah York-Dunagan and Tony Dunagan of Coffeeville, Clarke County, Alabama. He was also the great-grandson of the late Anna Dunagan of Coffeeville, AL. He leave to cherish his memories, a multitude of friends and relatives in Ohio and Alabama.

Mrs. Ruth Reeves

A native of Bladen Springs, AL, born November 9, 1912. She was a resident of Mobile, AL f or over fifty years. She was the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Joe Kohnes. M rs. Reeves passed at a local hospital on Thursday, D ecember 28, 2000. Mrs. Reeves was a faithful and long time member of The Saint J oseph Baptist Church, Mobile, AL She was a member of The Choir, Missionary Department, Deaconess Board, and a member of the National Baptist Convention. She leaves to cherish her memor ies, two daughters, Deborah (James) Cook, and Marilyn (Perry) Ezell, Jr., Tuscal oosa, AL. A devoted nephew, Marcus Lacey; two devote d nieces, Mrs. Bessie (Dollar) Boykin, and Mrs. Lorraine Lacey. A devoted great niece, Willa (Henry) Crawford. A sister, Mrs. Leola McSwain, Mississippi. Several devoted friends, Sis. Edith George, Sis. Alice Rod gers. A host of nieces, nephews, great nieces and ne phews, and other relatives and friends. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, Ja nu ary 3, 2001 from 9AM until the 11AM funeral hour from the St. Joseph Baptist Chu rch, 661 S. Broad St. with Rev. Elijah Carlisle, Pas tor and Officiating Minister. Interment will follow in Lawn Haven Cemetery. Symp athetic and professional services are by MEMORIAL FU NERAL HOME, 1302 Viaduct Street, Prichard, AL.

Effie D. Kirksey Young

Effie D. Young, 82, of 1115 S. Seneca St. in Alliance died at 10:58 a.m. Sunday at Alliance Community Hospital. Arrangements are pending by Sibley-Murray Funeral Home. Effie D. Kirksey Young, 82, of Alliance, died Sunday. Sibley-Murray Funeral Home. (10-2-02)Born July 7, 1920 in Gilbertown, AL to Earnest and Berotha (Nicholson) Kirksey. Died Sept 29, 2002. She moved to Alliance in 1923. Survivors include two sons Kenneth (Gwendolyn) Dunagan of Alliance and Leon (Marquita) Pittman of Detroit, Mich.; two sisters Exlea (Clay) King and Alberta Hawkins, both of Alliance; one son-in-law, Anthony Lewis of Yeadon, PA.; two half siblings, Rev. Alton (Linda) Merrell and Betty (Merrell) (Elder Melvin) Howard Sr. both of Warren; five grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and two aunts, Wilma Bradford of Akron and Ann Adams of Alliance.She was preceded in death by her parents; her husbands, Fred Kirksey and Earl Dunagan; one brother Joseph Kirksey; and one sister, Kathryn Paul.

Mr. Edward Lewis

Born June 1, 1920 in Gilberttown, AL and a resident of Mobile, AL, passed peacefully on September 4, 2002. He was a member of the Greater Mt. Olive Missionary Baptist Church #2 under the leadership of Pastor Hubert Baker, and where he served faithfully in the Male & Senior Chorus. He was preceded in death by his devoted wife of over 60 years, Sis. Mary Ann Lewis. He leaves his memory to be cherished by his very loving, dedicated & devoted son and daughter, Mr. Ernest (Flora) Lewis of Perry, GA and Ms. Edna Lewis Donald of Mobile; a very loving and devoted friend, Mrs. Willie Lee Jenkins; his grandchildren, who are all very devoted, Mr. Ernest (Priscilla), Mr. Kessler, Miss Gwendolyn Lewis, all of Atlanta, GA, Mrs. Stacy Hollings (Alexander, Sr.) Watson, Mrs. Ernesia Hollings (Troy) Perine, Miss Moshae and Master Mose Donald, Jr., all of Mobile; ten great grandchildren, a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and devoted friends. His remains will lie in state on Wednesday, September 11, 2002 from 12PM until 5PM at Azalea Funeral Home, 352 State Street, Mobile, on Thursday, September 12, 2002 at 10AM. Wake services will begin at which time the family will receive friends until the 11 AM funeral hour. The Rev. Hubert Baker will officiate the service. Interment will be held at the Lawn Haven Memorial Gardens. Services of love entrusted to: AZALEA FUNERAL HOME 352 STATE ST. MOBILE, AL Published in the Mobile Register from 9/10/2002 - 9/11/2002.

Mr. John Koen Jr. ''Lep''

Born November 27, 1925. A native of Bladon Springs, AL, a resident of Silas, AL for 50 years and Satsuma, AL for the past 14 years departed this life on Sunday, August 11, 2002. He leaves to cherish his memories one son, James Napier (Baby James) of Mobile, AL; a devoted sister, Ollie Koen; a devoted niece and caregiver, Emma (Joseph) Hunter of Satsuma, AL; one nephew, Johnnie Gene (Dian) Sims of Austin TX; six cousins Laura Simpson, Cora Kemp, Louvenia Beckham, Alice and Louis Oliver and Sanford Williamson all of Mobile, AL and a host of other relatives and friends. Visitation will be held on Saturday, August 17, 2002 at the Memorial Funeral Home from 9 AM until the 11 AM funeral hour with the officiating minister to be announced. Interment will follow in the Whistler Cemetery. Sympathetic and professional services are by MEMORIAL FUNERAL HOME, 1302 St. Stephens Rd, Prichard, AL 36610. Published in Mobile Register on 08/16

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