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Daily Obituaries

Obituaries for July 5, 2015

July 2, 2015
Funeral services for Edna Earl DuBose Martin, 89, of Gilbertown, Ala., will be held at 3 p.m. on Sunday, July 5, 2015 from Womack Hill Baptist Church, with Rev. Sidney B. Hill officiating. Visitation will be held from 1-3 p.m. on Sunday, July 5, 2015 at the church.

Following the funeral service, interment will take place at Womack Hill Cemetery.

Martin died on Thursday, July 2, 2015 at Jeff Anderson Regional Medical Center in Meridian.

She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Ruby Martin and Arnold Singley of Gilberton; a son and daughter-in-law, C. Ronald and Velma Martin of Gilbertown; a daughter-in-law, Gerry T. Martin of Gilbertown; grandchildren and their spouses, Amy J. and Randy Colson and their children, Katelyn and Colby, Amy S. and Scott Wigley and their children, Caroline and Kathryn, Jay Jimerson and his daughter, Jayden, Cory W. and Emily S. Martin and their children, Canon and Mac, David T. and Stacey Owen and their children, Peyton, Andie and Hayes, and Susan S. and Josh Trash and their children, Elizabeth, Reid and Luke; special nieces Lisa Jones and Judy Fleming; and special friends Sharon Hendrix, Joyce Campbell, Brenda Dew and Mary Cox.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Asia A. and Lelia B. DuBose; her husband, Cecil R. Martin; a daughter, Edna Gail Martin; and a son, Cecil Earl "Bud" Martin.

Online condolences can be posted at

Bumpers Funeral Home of Butler, Ala., is in charge of arrangements.

Nov. 19, 1928-July 4, 2015
Funeral services for Vivian B. Gordon, 86, of Waynesboro, will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, July 6, 2015 from Pleasant Grove United Methodist Church, with Rev. Roger Douglas and Rev. Rick Piggott officiating. Visitation will be held from 5-9 p.m. on Sunday, July 5, 2015 from the Parlor of Freeman Funeral Home.

Following the funeral service, interment will take place at Pleasant Grove Cemetery.

Born on Monday, Nov. 19, 1928 in Wayne County, she was a member of Pleasant Grove United Methodist Church. She died on Saturday, July 4, 2015 at her home.

She is survived by two daughters and a son-in-law, Brenda Gordon and Melissa and Ronnie Mason, all of Waynesboro; two sons and a daughter-in-law, George C. and Dianne Gordon and James B. Gordon, all of Waynesboro; a son-in-law, Buck Stringer of Bay Springs; nine grandchildren, Archie Stringer, Kevin Stringer, Melanie Stringer Lewis, Gene O. Gordon, Brian Gordon, Diana Gordon, Ryan Mason, Meredith Mason and Miriam Mason; 14 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Cecil Gordon; her father, James M. Britton; her mother, Sadie M. Britton; and two daughters, Cecilia Stringer and Sadie Elizabeth Gordon.

An online guestbook can be signed at

Freeman Funeral Home of Waynesboro is in charge of arrangements.
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