JOHN CALVIN SELLERS PASSES AT HIS HOME
John Calvin Sellers, age 62, passed away at his home near Pigeon Creek,
February 7, 1945, following a heart attack. Funeral services were held at
Oak Grove February 10, 1946. Interment was made in Oak Grove Cemetery.
Pallbearers were: John Nollum, Cody Hartzog, Marvin Hartzog, James J.
Brown, Royce Fuller, and Hoyt Foster. Flower girls were Lillie Curry, Louise
Sellers, Jane Brown and Evelyn Hartzog.
The deceased is survived by his father, John Calvin Sellers of Monroeville,
six daughters, Mrs. Emma Hartzog of Andalusia, Mrs. Emma Kay of Atlanta,
Ga., Mrs. Annie May Foster, Mobile, Mrs. Ruth Barnes, Pigeon Creek, and
Miss Mattie Lou Sellers, Mobile, also two sons, Joe Sellers of Albany, Ga.,
and Bill Sellers of Andalusia. Benson Funeral Home directing.
The Covington News Newspaper FEBRUARY 15, 1945
SELLERS FUNERAL AT SOUTHSIDE
Mrs. Martha Sellers, 69, died in a Montgomery Hospital Monday morning.
She lived at 633 Carlton Street, Andalusia. She is survived by two sons,
Joe and William Sellers, Chandler Ariz. six daughters, Mrs. Ruth Cook,
Andalusia, Mrs. Emma Smith, Chandler, Ariz. Mrs. Mack Kay, and Mrs.
Ann Foster, both of Atlanta, Mrs. Mattie Herman, Orlando, Fl., Mrs. Emma
Hartzog, Chandler, Ariz.; three brothers, John Barnes of Columbus Ga., Joe
Barnes of Florala, and Will Barnes, Bushnell, Fl.; one sister, Mrs. Cannie
Funeral services were held from Southside Baptist Church in Andalusia
Wednesday afternoon. Interment was in Oak Grove Cemetery, Foreman
Funeral Home directing.
The Andalusia Star News -Thursday April 5, 1956
Additional Comments: Martha Barnes Sellers was the daughter of Joseph & Caroline Barnes.
MARCUS LEE SOLES, 77, OF HEATH, SUCCUMBS AFTER
Marcus Lee Soles, aged 77, passed away at his home at Heath Feb. 8, after a brief illness.
Funeral services were held February 9 at Heath with G. H. Shear officiating. Interment was made in Bethany cemetery. Pallbearers were: J. B. Bowden, W. T. Hall, Cleve Raley, Jessie Ellerson, K. C. Fowler, and Carl Spicer. The deceased is survived by his wife, of Heath, one sister, Ella Hutcheson, of Arkansas, one neice, Mrs. Ludie Baggett, Luverne, and one nephew, Audrey Lord, of Luverne. The Covington News February 15, 1945
MR. ARTHUR C. STANLEY FORMER OPP CITIZEN, DIES OF
Mr. Arthur Clifton Stanley, aged 49, of Tampa, Florida, formerly of Opp, Alabama
passed away January 29, following a sudden heart attack. Funeral services were held at cool Springs Church January 31 with Elders Cross and Willis officiating.
Interment was made in Cool Springs cemetery, with the following acting as pallbearers:
W. H. Jackson, Clayton Stanley, George Wilson, Tommie Jones, Elmer Ellis and Sam Hall.
The deceased is survived by his wife, Mary B. Stanley, of Tampa, two daughters, Sarah and Johnnie Myrl Stanley of Tampa, one son, James C. Stanley, with the U.S. Army overseas; one
brother, Odie Stanley of Opp, also three sisters, Mrs. B.C. Cauley, Geneva, Ala., Mrs. O. L. Stapleton, Sublotte,Kansas, and Mrs. J. M. Sumlelin, Winter Haven, Fla.
Benson Funeral Home directing. The Covington News February 15, 1945