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Josephine Jemison Austin
A celebration of life for Josephine Jemison Austin who passed away, Sunday September 10, 2023, was 11 a.m. Saturday, September 23, 2023, at Zion Hill Baptist Church, Cuba. Rev. C Wayne Davis, pastor. Rev. Walter Ball officiated. Interment followed in Cagus Cemetery, Cuba. Public viewing and visitation was Friday, September 22, 2023 at McInnis Mortuary, Livingston. She lay in state one hour prior to service time at the church. McInnis Mortuary of Livingston entrusted with all arrangements.
Heartfelt and sincere sympathy is extended to the entire bereaved Austin and Jimerson family, especially: her daughter Bonita Tarrant; her sisters Susie Brown and Geraldine Charles; her brother Tommy Jemison; two granddaughters Tyga Pope and Tatianna Pope; along with her great grandchildren, other relatives, and friends.
Ms. Kara Bailey of Demopolis entered into eternal rest September 22, 2023, at Whitfield Regional Hospital, Demopolis. Memorial services for will be held Thursday, September 28, 2023, at 11 a.m. from Canal Heights Church of Christ, Demopoli. A private family viewing will be held. Larkin and Scott Mortuary, LLC, entrusted with arrangements.
Rev. R. J. Bias, Jr.
Rev. R. J. Bias, Jr., 44, passed recently in Tuscaloosa. Funeral services were held on Saturday, September 23, 2023, at 12 p.m. at Bethel Pine Baptist Church, Coatopa. Rev. Kentray Sims officiated. Rev. Willie J. Ivory is pastor. Rev. Bias’ body lay in state at the church from 11 a.m. until the service hour. Visitation was on Friday, September 22, 2023, at the funeral home. Hardaway Funeral Services, hardawayfuneralservices.com, directing.
Ms. Alice Mae Brown
Ms. Alice Mae Brown, 64, of Tuscaloosa, formerly of Livingston, Sumter County, was born to the union of Robert Perry and Sadie Lee Crockett Coleman on January 17, 1959. She peacefully transitioned September 16, 2023, at DCH Regional Medical Center, Tuscaloosa, surrounded by loving family. Service of remembrance and life celebration was slated for Saturday, September 23, 2023, at 2 p.m. from Shiloh Baptist Church, Livingston. Pastor, Rev. Dwayne Crockett delivered the eulogy. Sis. Darla Spencer was Mistress Of Order. Sister Brown lay in repose one hour prior to funeral time. Interment follows in Prospect Cemetery, Livingston. Visitation for family and friends was Friday, September 22, 2023, in the Weatherly Chapel.
Those who have preceded her in death are: her parents; her baby daughter of a few days, LaSadie Brown; a sister, Everlena Coleman; and two brothers, John Henry Holloway and Wilbert Brown.
Alice Mae leaves to cherish precious memories of a beautiful well-lived life: her special friend, Kelvin Collins; her children, Clyde Brown, Lashan (Lyle) Brown Jones, Latoria Brown, Lanika Brown, Cordell (Yasmeen) Brown, Carvell Brown and LaDreekicus Collins; the grandson that she raised as her own; thirteen other grandchildren; three great grandchildren; siblings Shirley Porter of Livingston, Cennie (Stacy) Jackson, Butler, Eddie (Lillie) Crockett, York, Edward Crockett, Pennington, Pauline Farmer, Bessemer, Arnetta Childers and Gwendolyn Lard, both of Livingston; numerous cousins, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends who will truly miss her. To the entire Brown Family, we at Weatherly Funeral Home offer to each of you our most sincere and heartfelt sympathy and condolences. Our prayer remains that your abiding faith in God will continue to comfort, to strengthen and sustain you during your time of most profound sorrow.
Kenny Ray Brown, Jr.
It is with deepest sorrow that Lavender’s Funeral Service announces the passing of Mr. Kenny Ray Brown, Jr., of Aliceville on Saturday, September 23, 2023, in Aliceville. There will be no public visitation. The home going celebration will be Saturday, September 30, 2023, noon in Aliceville City Hall, 419 Memorial Parkway E., Aliceville.There will be no viewing of Mr. Kenny Ray Brown, Jr. in Aliceville City Hall. Interment will be in New Cemetery, 196 Valley View Rd., Aliceville. Rev. Ray Colvin, Assoc. Minister of Mt. Hebron Baptist Church in Aliceville, and uncle of Mr. Brown, will be the eulogist. Lavender’s Funeral Service, Aliceville, 205-373-2420, LavendersFuneralService.com, directing.
Survivors are the Brown & Colvin families.
Rosia L. Daniels
Mrs. Rosia L. Daniels of Demopolis entered into eternal rest September 19, 2023, at her residence. Funeral services for Mrs. Rosia L. Daniels will be held Saturday, September 30, 2023, at 11 a.m. from St. Paul Baptist Church, 1809 Old Springhill Rd., Demopolis. Interment will follow in Limestone Cemetery Gallion, Alabama. Visitation will be held Friday, September 29, 2023, from 1-4 p.m. at the funeral home. Larkin and Scott Mortuary, LLC, entrusted with arrangements.
Lillie M. Larkin
Lillie M. Larkin, 92, of Bellwood, Ill., was born in Cuba, Sumter County, February 16, 1930, to the late Benjamin and Alice OField Larkin. She peacefully transitioned and entered into eternal rest September 20, 2023, at the Pearl of Hinsdale Nursing Care Facility, Hinsdale, Ill. Service of remembrance and life celebration is slated for Saturday, September 30, 2023, at 1 p.m. from Pine Grove Baptist Church, 3326 Walton 6, Yantley, on the Lisman route 36912, with interment following in Pine Grove Cemetery. Rev. Walter Ball will deliver the eulogy, offering words of comfort and consolation; with pastor, Rev. Robert Burton, officiating. Sister Larkin will lie in repose one hour prior to funeral time. Visitation for family and friends is scheduled Friday, September 29, 2023, from 5-7 p.m. in the Weatherly Chapel. To the entire Larkin Family, we at Weatherly Funeral Home offer to each of you our most sincere and heartfelt sympathy and condolences. Our prayer remains that your abiding faith in God will continue to comfort, to strengthen and sustain you during your time of bereavement.
Homegoing celebration in loving memory of Cathelious Miller of Epes, who passed away Friday, September 15, 2023, was noon, Saturday, September 23, 2023, at First Baptist Church, Epes. Rev. Christopher Holcomble, pastor. Rev. Samuel Harris officiated with interment following in the Miller Family Cemetery, Epes. Public viewing and visitation was Friday, September 22, 2023, at McInnis Mortuary, Livingston. He lay in state one hour prior to service time at the church. McInnis Mortuary of Livingston entrusted with all arrangements.
Cherishing his memory are: his mother Viola Miller; his wife Patricia Pickett; his daughter Alexis Miller; his siblings Eddie Charles (Diane), Carlos Miller (Betty), Curtis Miller (Valencia), Vivian Miller Tidmore (Derrick), Kennedy Miller, Reginald Miller, Darryl Miller, Cynthia Miller Huff (Mark); his step-children, Arielle Pickett, Quintella Pickett, George McCoy, Torie Logan, Tamara Pickett; his grandchildren, other relatives, and friends.
Charlotte Hubbard Sellers
Charlotte Hubbard Sellers, 79, of Grand Bay died peacefully on September 22, 2023, at her home surrounded by her family. She was born September 22, 1944, in Moss Point, Miss. She attended Moss Point High School. On February 12, 1965, she married her husband of 58 years and raised two children. Their lives took them from her childhood home in Escatawpa, Miss., to Livingston, Ala., Pass Christian, Miss., and finally Grand Bay, Ala., where she could be close to her siblings and son. Family was very important to Charlotte, and she enjoyed cooking for her extended family and attending family gatherings. She had an amazing green thumb with a love for gardening and could grow amazing beautiful flowers and plants. She had an overwhelming love for animals and fed and cared for any stray that she encountered.
She was preceded in death by: her parents Russell and Helen Hubbard; her sister Robena Bayles Dobson; her daughter-n-law Becky Sellers; and her grandson Breland Sellers.
She is survived by: her husband of 58 years, David Sellers Sr.; her children David Sellers, Jr., (Suzette) of Grand Bay, and Monette Stephens of Houston, Texas; her grandchildren Brittany Sellers of Grand Bay, Cheyenne Clark (Caleb) of Brookshire, Texas, and Kristen Stephens of Houston, Texas; her sister Zelda Charlton (Nathan) of Grand Bay; her brother Howard Hubbard (Pam) of Helena, Miss.; seven great grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.
Services will be held Friday September 29, 2023, at Heritage Funeral Home, Moss Point, Miss. Visitation from 11:30-12 p.m. Service 12-12:30 p.m. In lieu of flowers we ask that you consider donating to saving animals at the Mobile Cat Society https://www.mobilecatsociety.com/, or a no kill shelter of your choice.,