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2014-06-19 / Obituaries



Sister Gloria Baker Allen, 74, died Friday, June 6, 2014 in Mobile. She was born April 25, 1940.

She is survived by her husband, Arthur Lee Allen of Thomasville; five children, Cheryl Adams of Huntsville, Darlene Westry of Montgomery, Prentiss Orlando Baker of Fayetteville, Ga., Marvin Ray Baker of O’Fallon, Ill. and Shawn Baker of Orlando, Fla.

Funeral services were June 11 at New Hope No. 1 Baptist Church. Inerment followed at the church cemetery.


Sister Brenda Cunningham, 47, died Monday, June 2, 2014. She was born Dec. 29, 1966.

She is survived by her husband, Jamie Lee Cunningham of Winn and two sons, Anthony King of Akron, Ohio and Reginald King of Tuscaloosa.

Funeral services were June 14 at Thomasville Memorial. Interment followed at Berry’s Chapel in Winn.


Sister Bessie L. Williams, 87, died Monday, June 2, 2014 in Mobile. She was born April 12, 1927.

She is survived by three sons, Robert Williams of Tampa, Fla., Derrick Williams of Denver, Colo. and Calvin Williams of Mobile and two daughters, Janice Williams of Tampa and Belinda Williams of Mobile.

Funeral services were June 13 at Union Baptist Church. Interment followed at Williams Cemetery.

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