Thursday, March 1, 2007, Obituaries

Published 12:00 am Saturday, March 3, 2007

Opal B. Browder

Opal B. Browder, 81, of Ramer, died at her sons home in Montgomery Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2007.

Visitation will be held at Ramer Methodist Church on Friday, March 2, 2007 from 10 a.m. until 11 a.m.

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The funeral service will be held at Ramer Methodist Church on Friday, March 2, 2007 at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Deb Freeman officiating.

Burial will follow at Hills Chapel Cemetery in Ramer.

In lieu of flowers the family request that memorials be made to Ramer Methodist Church or to the Alabama Dental Foundation.

She is survived by her son, Larry Fulton (Linda) Browder of Montgomery, grandchildren, Lauren E. Browder of Lubbock, Texas, Weston Browder of Montgomery, Jennifer Minkler of Montgomery, and Jessica Minkler of Montgomery, and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, James Fulton Browder, parents, A.J. and Jesse Beasley, five sisters and brothers.

Morgan Laine Hussey

Morgan Laine Hussey was born on Feb. 10, 2007, and passed from this life on Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2007.

Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. Friday, March 2, 2007

from the Berea Cemetery with Minister Jack Cates officiating and Turner Funeral Home of Luverne directing.

Morgan is survived by her parents, Jeremy and Atina Hussey of Honoraville; grandparents, Ralph and Mary Hussey of Ramer and Jerry and Anita Gallander of Honoraville; one sister, Kaylee Lindsay of Honoraville; five uncles, Christopher (Beverly) Hussey of Montgomery, Anthony (Angel) Hussey of Grady, Greg Gallander of Honoraville, Glenn Smith and Shannon Smith, both of Troy; and a host of great uncles and aunts.

Family and friends will meet at the gravesite at service time Friday.

M.W. Skinner

A memorial service for M.W. Skinner, 83, who died Monday, Feb. 26, 2007, at Jackson Hospital in Montgomery, will be at 4 p.m. Saturday, March 10, at Little Oak United Methodist Church in Goshen with the Rev. Andy Blackmon officiating and Skeen Funeral Home of Troy directing.

Mr. Skinner was born on March 24, 1923, in Pike County to the late Enock Marvin Skinner and Willie Estelle Worthington Skinner.

Mr. Skinner was a cattle farmer, and for sometime, he was the oldest male church member of Little Oak United Methodist Church. And he was served in the Army's 12th Calvary Division in the Philippines during World War II.

He was preceded in death by a stillborn infant son; son, Marvin Will &#8220Mark” Skinner Jr.; a brother; four sisters; a niece; and a nephew.

Survivors include his wife of 63 years, Madolin Skinner of Goshen; two daughters and their husbands, Allyson and Aubrey Pitman of Montgomery and Stephanie and Norman Wells of Atlanta; two sisters, Rubye Brown of Jacksonville, Fla., and Oleta Smith of Prattville; three sisters-in-law, Eloise Inman of Jacksonville, Fla., Nadine Johnson of Goshen and Frances G. Johnson of Huntsville; two brothers-in-law, C. Ned Johnson of Goshen and Kenneth Drinkard of Troy; one nephew, Ronald D. Jeter; six nieces, spouses and their families, Estelle Jackson, Carolyn and Johnny Weed, Frances and Robert Meyer, Linda and Keith Snyder, Shelia and Joe Floyd and Lynelle and Bobby Roy.

The family asks that friends plant a tree or flowers in their own yard in memory of Mr. Skinner instead of sending flowers to the funeral home.