Friday, January 14, 2005, Obituaries
Danny Kim Roberts
Danny Kim Roberts. 54, of Troy who died Monday, January 10, 2005 at Central Alabama VA Hospital in Montgomery will be at 11 a. m. Friday, January 14, 2005 at Mount Olive Assembly of God Church in Brundidge with Rev. Shirlie Ellis and Minister Hubert Galloway officiating
Mr. Roberts will lie in state for one hour prior to the service.
Burial will be in the church cemetery under the direction of Skeen Funeral Home of Brundidge.
Visitation was from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. Thursday, January 13th. at the funeral home.
He was born December 7, 1950 in Oakland, California. He was a retired restaurant owner and a veteran of the U. S. Army.
He was preceded in death by his father, Marel Roberts and his ex-wife, Donna Lynn Kelly.
Survivors include his mother, Verlon Roberts of Troy; sons, Cheyne M. Roberts and his wife Dawn of New Orleans, Louisiana and Danny Kim Roberts of Wisconsin; daughters, Jamie Lee Roberts of Slidell, Louisiana and Shanna Roberts of Wisconsin; grandson, Wyatt Umentum of Wisconsin; granddaughter, Taylor Roberts of New Orleans; sister, M. Jane Roberts of Tuscombia; two nieces and husband; Samantha J. and Donnie G. Davis of Montgomery and Tabetha J. Rodgers of Elmore County; great-nephew, Eddie L. Butler of Elmore County and special friends, Twila Hoyem of Tennille and Nancy Roberts of Wisconsin.
Commie Campbell Wilson
Services for Commie Campbell Wilson, 85, of Troy who died January 9, 2005 at Tuskegee Veterans Hospital in Tuskegee will be at 1 p.m. January 14, 2005 at Fort Mitchell National Cemetery in Fort Mitchell with Rev. Earnest Green officiating.
Mr. Wilson was born September 9, 1919 in Pike County in the Needmore Community.
After finishing school in Alabama he attended the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor Michigan where he graduated with a Masters Degree in Political Science. He then went on to law school at Halihax University in Nova Scotia. Mr. Wilson served in the military during World War II and returned with the rank of major with the United States Air Force. He taught school at Charles Henderson High School. After teaching school he was employed with the Department of Transportation as a compliance officer for many years until retirement. His hobbies were collecting and selling antiques and talking to anyone that would listen about the power of an education. He believed that everyone had a need to advance themselves with education, reading and self study.
Mr. Wilson was preceded in death by his parents, Clarence and Cannie Wilson.
He is survived by a sister, Virdies E. Coleman who was his care taker for several years before his death.
Mr. Wilson was never married and didn't have any children but he has a special niece, Nuri Abhur-Rahman and a nephew, Qasim Coleman and several other cousins, family and friends.
Pallbearers will be Friends of the Family
Floral Bearers will be Friends of the Family.
Olivia (Libby) Young Sellers
Olivia (Libby) Young Sellers, 95 ,of Troy died at Noble Manor Wednesday, January 12, 2005. Visitation will be held at Dillard Funeral Home in Troy on Thursday, January 13, 2005
from 6:00 PM until 8:00 PM. The funeral service will be held at Dillard Funeral Home Chapel in Troy on Friday, January 14, 2005 at
2:00 PM with Reverend Dave Kirby officiating. Burial will follow at Shady Grove Methodist Church Cemetery with Dillard Funeral Home of Troy directing.The pallbearers are Nathan Fannin, Allen Fannin, Billy Young, II, Walter Stell, Jason Tillery and Malcolm Fearing. Survivors include, Nephew, Edgar Lee (Carolyn) Fannin, Shady Grove and nephew, Billy Young, Shady Grove; several great nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by two husbands, Alvin D. Liles and Lowndes Y. Sellers. The family requests that memorials be made to Wiregrass Hospice or to Shady Grove Methodist Church
Gracie Bogan, 63, of Goshen, died Jan. 11, 2005, at Troy Regional Medical Center.
Services will be held Monday, Jan. 17, 2005, at 1 p.m. from First Baptist Church of Goshen with the Rev. Jonas Rodgers officiating.
Burial will follow in First Baptist Church Cemetery with George
F. Grubbs Funeral Home directing.
Visitation will be Sunday, Jan. 6, 2005, at 3 p.m. at George
F. Grubbs Funeral Home.
She was born June 28, 1941, in Georgia to Rev. Walter and Addie Joe Elliot. Shed completed
eighth grade and was a retired housewife. She was preceded in death
by one child.
Survivors include: her husband, John D. Bogan of Goshen; two sons, Darel Bogan of Gelnwood and Michael Bogan of Rutledge; a daughter, Mae Dawson of Goshen; and several step-children, brother, sisters, an aunt and uncle, 14 grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
Terrance Tyrone Wilson
Terrance Tyrone Wilson, 36, of Troy, died Saturday, Jan. 10, 2005, at Troy Regional Medical Center.
Services will be held Saturday, Jan. 15, at 1 p.m. at Oak Grove Missionary Baptist Church in troy with the Rev. Nathaniel Griffin and the Rev. Anthony Mays officiating.
Burial will follow in Dunn's Chapel A.M.E Church Cemetery with George F. Grubbs Funeral Home officiating.
Visitation will be Friday, January 14, 2005, at noon at George F. Grubbs Funeral Home.
He was born June 1, 1968, at Beard's Hospital. He was a graduate of Pike County High School and was a member of the Weal-Mart management team.
He was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Hiawatha and Annie Lou Wilson; maternal grandfather, Charlie H. Wright and a nephew, Colton D. McMillion.
Survivors include his parents, James Davis and Annie Pearl Wilson of troy; one sister, Shanderla (Louis, Jr.) McMillion of Harvest; a brother, Nicholas T. Wilson of Harvest; a grandmother, Cannie Mae Wright of Troy; 11 aunts, nine uncles, eight great-aunts, four great-uncles and several cousins and friends.