The Selma Times-Journal from Selma, Alabama (2024)

A2 THE SELMA TIMES- JOURNAL OBITUARIES CALENDAR THURSDAY, DECEMBER 29, 2005 OBITUARIES IN AND AROUND SELMA Joe Bell Joe Bell, 79, of Selma, Alabama died December 28, 2005. Funeral arrangements will be announced at a later date by Walker Mortuary. Ceasar Doyle Jr. Ceasar Doyle of Huston, Texas passed December 2, 2005. He was born in Selma, Alabama May 10, 1927.

He was laid to rest on December 7, 2005. After graduating from Keith High School in Orrville, Alabama he went on to serve his county as a merchant marine for 25 years. He leaves to cherish a devoted wife Ruby Robertson Doyle; two brothers Ernest L. Doyle of Selma and John W. Doyle of Bessemer; two daughters, Tarita (Darrion) Felix and T'ahita Doyle; one son Ceasar Doyle III; five grandchildren, a host of nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.

Eva Pearl Edwards Eva Pearl Edwards, age 84, passed away Saturday, December 24, 2005 in Jackson, TN. Funeral services were held Tuesday, December 27, 2005 at 2:00 p.m. in the Chapel of Selma Funeral Home with Rev. George K. Jones, Sr.

officiating and Selma Funeral Home directing. Interment followed in New Live Oak Cemetery. Visitation was held Monday, December 26, 2005 from p.m. at Selma Funeral Home. She was preceded in death by her husbands, Donald Campbell and Lawrence Edwards.

Mrs. Edwards was survived by two daughters, Judy (Roy) Smitherman of Valley Grande, AL and Jean (Ben) Booker of Jackson, TN; one stepdaughter, Reba Wells of Hope Hull, AL; two stepsons, Dan (Carolyn) Edwards and Earl (Helen) Edwards, both of Selma, AL; four grandchildren, Ray (Kim) Smitherman of Valley Grande, AL, Nancy (Roland) Griffin of Valley Grande, AL; Joy McCuiston of Paducah, KY and Terry Jean Booker of Hardin, KY; sixteen great grandchildren and two great great grandchildren. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Valley Grande Baptist Church Building Fund, 48 County Road 16, Valley Grande, AL 36703. OBITUARIES IN THE 'TIME TO MAKE THE DOUGH- NUTS' ACTOR DIES NEW YORK (AP) Michael Vale, the actor best known for his portrayal of a -eyed Dunkin' Donuts baker who said "Time to make the doughnuts," has died. He was 83.

Vale died Saturday in New York City of complications from diabetes, according to son-in law Rick Reil. Vale's long-running character, "Fred the Baker," for the doughnut maker's ad campaign lasted 15 years until he Mary Charles Sullivan McNeill Mary Charles McNeill died Tuesday, December 27, 2005 in Selma in a local hospital. Grave side services will be held Thursday, December 29th at 1:00 P.M. at New Live Oak Cemetery with Reverend George Sedberry and Dr. William Gardner officiating and Lawrence Funeral Home directing.

She is survived by her children George Arthur Sullivan, Jr. (Cindi) of Hope Hull, Charles Samuel Sullivan (Debbie) of Jackson and William Andrew Sullivan (Hallie) of Dothan, grandchildren Ward Sullivan of Montgomery, Mark Harold of Hayneville, Lori Kraft of Atlanta, David (Katie) Sullivan of Jeffersonville, Indiana, Liza and Ty Sullivan of Jackson, and Laura Bess and William Sullivan of Dothan and great grandchildren Bishop 1 Reeder Atlanta and Larry and Sullivan Harold of Greenville, step children Pat Spell( Ray) of Macon, Georgia and 1 Mike McNeill (Jan) of Albuquerque, New Mexico, sister, Nell Calhoun Edwards of Selma and numerous nieces and nephews. Pallbearers will be grandsons Ward Sullivan, David Sullivan, and Mark Harold, nephew Ralph M. Hardy, and Al Washington, Cecil M. Yarbrough, Kincey Green, Jr.

and James Burt Odom. Mary Charles or "Charlie," as she was affectionately called, was born August 12, 1922 to Mattie and David Young Calhoun of Burkville. She was preceded in death by her husbands George Arthur Sullivan, David McNeill, and son David Francis Sullivan. Mary Charles was a faithful member of Church Street United Methodist Church, The Mary Sweeney Friendship Sunday School Class and The Vaughn Hospital Auxiliary. For many years she served as Tax Assessor for Lowndes County.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to The American Cancer Society or Church Street United Methodist Church Horace Pope Sr. Horace Pope 77, of Sel- ma, Alabama died December 27, 2005 at a Selma hospital. Services are scheduled for December 31, 2005 at 12:00 noon at New Morning Star at Marion Junction with Rev. R.L. Tolbert.

Burial will be at Pernell Cemetery in Marion Jucntion. Lewis Brothers directing. retired in 1997. Canton, Dunkin' Donuts said in a statement that Vale's character "became a beloved American icon that permeated our culture and touched millions with his sense of humor and humble nature." Vale was born in Brooklyn and studied acting at the Dramatic Workshop in New York City with classmates Tony Curtis, Ben Gazzara and Rod Steiger. A veteran of the Broadway stage, film and television, Vale appeared in more than 1,300 ANNOUNCEMENTS Do you need affordable childcare? If so The Dallas-Selma CA CDC, Inc.

Enrichment Childcare Center is now accepting applications for 2 to 4 year-olds. Your child will learn in a wholesome environment Pre-K fundamentals: alphabets, numbers, social skills and much more. includes breakfast, lunch and snacks. Hours of operation: Mon. 8 a.m.

-5 p.m. Licensed for regular childcare to age14. Afterschool program weekdays 3-5 p.m. includes homework and tutoring. Please come to 1211 Church St.

(behind St. Elizabeth Head Start) to fill out an application or contact Robin Rembert at 875-9020 for more information. City of Selma property taxes are due Dec. 31, 2005. Due to the Tax Office being closed Dec.

30, 2005 Jan. 2, 2006, no penalty will be assessed until January 4, 2006. If you have any questions, please contact the office of Roosevelt Goldsby, City of Selma Tax Collector at 334-874-2112. The Dallas County Board of Education Ac- countability Report for 2004- 2005 is available for inspection. Financial and School portions of the report are available at the Dallas County Board of Education located at 429 Lauderdale St.

Student Achievement data is available at the Alabama State Department of Education Web site www.alsde.edu. For more information, you may call Mrs. Susan Taylor, Chief School Finance Officer at 334-876-4474. The City of Selma Public Works Department will be closed on Jan. 2, 2006 in observance of New Year's.

There will be no garbage or trash pick up on those days. The services will resume after Jan. 2 following the New Year's holiday. The schedule will proceed as follows: Monday's route will be picked up on Tuesday; Tuesday's route will be picked up on Wednesday; Wednesday's route will be picked up on 1 Thursday; Thursday's route will be picked up on Friday. Pickup will return to its regular schedule on Monday, Jan.

9, 2006. Happy Holidays! SAT. DEC. 31 A Watch Night Service will be held at the Selmont Community Baptist Church starting at 10 p.m. on Saturday, Dec.

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1 The Emancipation Proclamation program will be held at Tabernacle Baptist Church, 1431 Broad Street, Selma, on Jan. 1, 2006, at 3 p.m. The Rev. Kobe Little is the scheduled speaker. The Annual College Night Service for the Churches of the Camden Wilcox area will 1 be held on Sunday, Jan.

at 6 p.m. at the Camden ARP Church, 208 Broad St. This joint service has become a tradition in the community in recent years. MON. JAN.

9 The Local DAV Chapter No. 61 has been recently reorganized and we are in the process of electing new officers. Our monthly meetings have been set for the 2nd Monday of each month at 6 p.m. at our official site located at 1100 Kings Bend Road, where the Rev. Arthur Bell is pastor.

This will be our weekday office for DAV business. TUES. JAN. 10 The Selma-Dallas County Alabama State University Alumni Chapter will meet on Tuesday after- noon, Jan. 10, 2006, at 5 p.m.

in the School of Discovery Genesis Center library. Dr. Ronald Peoples in the chapter's president. TUES. JAN.

17 The Dallas County Emergency Communications District will hold their regular quarterly board meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 17 in the Dallas County Commission meeting room, Dallas County Courthouse Annex, 102 Church Selma. MON. JAN. 23 Selma Emblem Club No.

376 meets the fourth Monday of each month at 7 p.m. at the Elks Lodge on Hwy. 80W except in July and December. The next meeting is Jan. 23.

UPCOMING Selma Community 2005- 2006 Concert Series Membership tickets are now available. Ronnie Kole Trio Pianist-Humorist- music of Gershwin Nat "King" ColeLouis Armstrong and many others- Feb. 14, 2006, at 7:30 p.m. Bring your Valentine to the concert; Grande Romanza City Tune-Up Brake Service PROFESSIONAL AUTO SERVICE ASE GUARANTEED REPAIRS BENNY AUSTIN, Owner 334-874-6689 ASE Certified Master 2899 Citizen's Parkway Automobile Technician Selma, Alabama 36701 Music of Broadway Operetta -Hammerstein "Phantom of the "Memory" from beautiful Mar. 7, 2006, at 7:30 p.m.

Tickets are available at the Library, Chamber of Commerce, Volunteers or mail your checks to P.O. Box 1083 or call 875-9201. The Dallas County School System announces the availability of state at-risk funds. These funds are available to nonprofit, non-governmental community agencies which may include, but are not limited to the Boys Girls Club, YMCA, 21st Century Leadership, and local civic and charitable organizations. This year's funding targets non-profit organizations that provide effective programming in reading and math for students at risk of school failure.

For details, contact Zella Haywood at Dallas County Board of Education (334- 875-3440), 429 Lauderdale Street, Selma, Al 36701. The Alabama- Tombigbee Regional Commission Senior Aides Pro- ject is currently accepting applications for enrollees in their older workers programs. Applicants are needed from the from the following counties in the ATRC Planning and Service area: Choctaw, Clarke, Conecuh, Dallas, Marengo, Monroe, Perry, Sumter, Washington and Wilcox counties. Applicants must be 55 or older and meet certain income guidelines. They must also live in the county at the time of application.

For more information, contact Cynthia P. Ross, Senior AIDES Project Director, Alabama-Tombigbee Regional Commission, 107 Broad Camden, AL, 36726 or at 334-682-4234 or 1-800-243-5463. ATRC is an equal opportunity employer. DOING SALVATION THE MOST The Salvation Army Thrift Store 524 Broad St. Selma We Pick Up 874-8039 The Selma Times- Journal will be closed on Monday, January 2 Have a safe New Year! Journal elactly.

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The Selma Times-Journal from Selma, Alabama (2024)

FAQs

What was Selma Alabama famous for? ›

The city is best known for the 1960s Selma Voting Rights Movement and the Selma to Montgomery marches, beginning with “Bloody Sunday” in March 1965 and ending with 25,000 people entering Montgomery at the end of the last march to press for voting rights.

How old is Selma Alabama? ›

Early Years

Dallas County came into existence in 1818, while the city of Selma was established two years later in 1820 by a group headed by later U.S. Vice President William Rufus King. While the county was named for Alexander J. Dallas, a Scottish immigrant lawyer, the city drew its name from Ossian's poems.

How do I contact the Selma Times Journal? ›

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact the Times-Journal at (334) 875-2110.

What is the black population of Selma? ›

In 2022, there were 2.54 times more Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents (26.3k people) in Selma, AL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 10.4k White (Non-Hispanic) and 761 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Who was the ghost in Selma Alabama? ›

Alabama author Kathryn Tucker Windham also lived in Selma and told stories about a ghost named Jeffrey who lived with her. Jeffrey even got Windham her big break as the subject of her book, 13 Alabama Ghosts and Jeffrey, published in 1969. The book is now part of Southern folklore that has been handed down for decades.

Is Selma, Alabama a good place to live? ›

Selma is a very historical environment with a diverse community. It can be unsafe after dark because of the crime rate is one of the highest in Alabama.

What percent of Selma was black? ›

MLK calls Mahalia Jackson when he needs to "hear the Lord's voice". What percent of Selma was black? Selma was 50% black.

How many were killed in Selma? ›

Four lives were lost: Jimmie Lee Jackson, rev. James Reeb, Viola Liuzzo, and Jonathan Daniels.

What happened in Selma, Alabama? ›

The Selma Marches were a series of three marches that took place in 1965 from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama. These marches were organized to protest the blocking of Black Americans' right to vote by the systematic racist structure of the Jim Crow South.

Who is Selma Native on The Voice? ›

Asher HaVon made history Tuesday night by winning season 25 of The Voice singing competition on NBC. Selma-born HaVon is the first Alabama native to win the show in its 13-year history, receiving a $100,000 prize and a record contract during the two-hour season finale Tuesday, May 21.

What is the phone number for Selma Sun? ›

What's happening in Selma and Dallas County? Tell us and we'll share it with the community! Send us photos, story ideas, news tips, community event notices, announcements and more Publisher Cindy Fisher at publisher@selmasun.com or call 205-789-0973.

What famous person is from Selma Alabama? ›

1. Cornelia Sharpe. Cornelia Sharpe was born on 18 October 1943 in Selma, Alabama, USA. She is an actress, known for Serpico (1973), The Reincarnation of Peter Proud (1975) and The Adventures of Pluto Nash (2002).

What is Bloody Sunday in Selma, Alabama? ›

Today marks the anniversary of Bloody Sunday, a march held in Selma, Alabama, in 1965 for the 600 people attacked on the Edmund Pettus Bridge. It was there that law enforcement officers beat unarmed marchers with billy clubs and sprayed them with tear gas.

What happened in Selma Alabama in 1963? ›

Hundreds of Black residents were arrested, beaten, or threatened in Selma during the first half of 1963. On the morning of October 7th, on what SNCC and DCVL called “Freedom Day,” 350 Black residents of Selma bravely lined up at the county courthouse—risking their livelihoods—and attempted to register to vote.

What happened in Selma Alabama in 1960? ›

The nexus of the voting rights campaign of the 1960s, Selma was the starting point for three marches in support of African-Americans' right to vote. These marches were crucial to the eventual passage of the Voting Rights Act of 1965, signed into law by President Lyndon B. Johnson.

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