Thursday, September 22, 2005, Obituaries.
Published 12:00 am Monday, October 3, 2005
Lucinda McNear Segars
Lucinda McNear Segars died Sept. 20, 2005, at Troy Regional Medical Center.
Visitation will be held Friday, Sept. 23, 2005, at Grubbs Funeral Home begins at 1 p.m.
Services will be held Saturday, Sept. 24, 2005, at 11 a.m. at Bethel Missionary Baptist Church with the Rev. Nathaniel Larkin officiating. Burial will
follow under the direction of Grubbs Funeral Home.
She was born to the late Anderson and Sarah Jordan McNear on Aug. 30, 2912, in Montgomery. She attended Montgomery public schools.
She became a follower of Christ at an early age and joined Bethlehem Baptist Church in Orion. After moving to Troy she became a member of Bethel Missionary Baptist Church where she remained a faithful and dedicated member until her health failed.
She was employed by the Pike County Commission and later retired as an employee of Regions Bank.
Her affiliations included Adult Sunday School Class teacher and a member of the Senior Choir for more than 20 years, a member of the General Missionary Society, Mission Circle #5 and Wednesday night prayer band at Bethel Missionary; a charter member of the Dorothy Twelve Savings Club and Concerned Citizens of Troy; member of the Retired Senior Volunteer Program and Ladies Aide Society #12. She also attended the Colley Senior Complex and Wal-Mart Bingo Group.
She is survived by her children, Sarah L. Baker of Troy and Dr. Samuel Huffman of Chicago, Ill.; one step-son, Edward Segars, Jr. of Detroit, Mich.; three granddaughters, Verdis Baker Thomas of Troy, Mich., Shelia Baker (Mickey) Deveridge of Troy, Carolyn Barker of Montgomery; five grandsons, Winfred (Chanel) Holt, of New Orleans, La., John (Lula) Baker of Troy, Samuel Lavon (Deborah) Baker of Detriot, Mich., Michael (Wanda) Huffman of Decature, Ga., and Craig (Rebecca) Huffman of Chicago, Ill.; 13 great-grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren and several nieces, nephews, cousins and other relatives.
Pallbearers will be Deacon A.R. Andrews, Robert Earl Brundidge, Cecil Maddox, Deacon Al Pattersons, Vaughan Daniels and Calvin Griffin.
Honorary pallbearers will be Deacon Charlie Terry, Deacon James Ginyard.
Flower bearers will be the Dorothy Twelve Savings Club and the Concerned Citizens Club.
Thomas Leon &uot;Sonny&uot; Adams
Thomas Leon &uot;Sonny&uot; Adams, 56, of Troy, died Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2005 at his home.
The visitation will be held at Dillard Funeral Home in Troy Friday, Sept. 23, 2005 from 12 p.m. until 2 p.m.
The funeral service will be held at Dillard Funeral Home Chapel in Troy Friday, Sept. 23, 2005, at 2 p.m. with the Rev. Burney Enzor officiating.
Burial will follow at Green Hills Memorial Park with Dillard Funeral Home of Troy directing.
The family requests that memorials be made to Northside Baptist Church Building Fund.
Honorary pallbearers will be members of Theta Chi Fraternity at Troy State University from the years of 1967 through 1971.
He is survived by his mother, Doris B. Adams, Troy; sister and brother-in-law, Diane and Arthur Ferguson, Troy; two brothers and sister-in-law, Johnny and Mary Jo Adams, Prattville and Mark Adams, Troy; two nieces, Holly Benton and Kelly Adams; one nephew, Casey Adams; several aunts, uncles and numerous cousins.
Ida Earles Murphy
Ida Earles Murphy, 85, of Troy died Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2005,
Funeral services will be held Thursday, Sept. 22, 2005, at 3 p.m. at Macedonia Baptist Church in the Almeria Community with the Rev. Carl Ponder officiating.
Burial will follow in the church cemetery under the direction of Gray Funeral Home.
She is survived by two daughters, Winnie Davis and Debbie hubbard; two sons, Marvin Murphy and Laymon &uot;Doot&uot; Murphy; two sisters, Louise Bassett and Alice Lindsey; three brothers, Bily Earles, John Earles and Richard Earles; 15 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Knox Murphy and two sons, Buck Murphy and Ross Murphy.
Pallbearers will be Joey Murphy, Will Hubbard, Mason Brooks, Kenny Earles, Bobby Earles and Audie Davis.