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Tuesday, September 28, 2004, Obituaries.

Esta Mae Odom Starling Keller

Mrs. Esta Mae Odom Starling Keller, 78, of James Street, Ozark, died Saturday morning, September 25, 2004, in a Dothan hospital after a brief illness.

Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday, September 29, 2004, from Holman Funeral Home Chapel with Chaplain Randall Johnson officiating. Interment will follow in the Starling Cemetery in Troy, Holman Funeral Home of Ozark directing.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. Tuesday evening.

Mrs. Keller was a native of Coffee County, living in Ozark for the past 25 years. She was preceded in death by her husband, Frank Starling, and two daughters, Sallie Thompson and Sue Whitehead.

Survivors include one daughter, Darlis Boles, Clearmont, Fla.; five sons and two daughters-in-law, Raymond and Loretta Starling; Ronnie and Patsy Starling; Tommy Starling, Donnie Starling, and Greg Starling, all of Ozark; 13 grandchildren and 17 great grandchildren also survive.

For more information and a guest register please visit our web site: www.holmanfuneralhome.com.

Mathew G. Whittington

Mathew G. Whittington, 92, a resident of Montgomery, died Saturday, September 25, 2004 in a local nursing home. Funeral services were held Monday, September 27, 2004 at

2 p.m. from Leak-Memory Chapel with Revs. J.C. Turner, Misty Roberts and Fred Fuller officiating. Burial followed in Memorial Cemetery. Visitation was from 4 p.m. until 6 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. Survivors include his wife, Ruby Whittington; son, Daniel Whittington of Tuscaloosa; sister, Pauline Hartin of Columbus Georgia;

two grandchildren, Daniel Whittington of Montgomery and Debora Stephens of Tallassee; three great-grandchildren, Jaiton Stephens, Brett Stephens and Dawson Whittington. Pallbearers were Russell Oakes, James Oakes, Jonathan Oakes, Glen Atkins, Jerry Williams, Charles Williams, Jason Turner and Dexter McLendon. Memorial contributions may be made to Dalraida United Methodist Church. Leak-Memory Chapel directing.