Eugene Middlebrooks

Published 4:10 pm Friday, February 20, 2015

Eugene Middlebrooks, age 78, of Valley Grande, passed away Feb. 20.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Marie Middlebrooks, and his parents, Vivian Gaines and Evie Mae Middlebrooks.

Surviving are his children, Michelle (Jerry) Barnett of Madison, Claire (Tony) Roberts of Crittenden, Ky. and Elizabeth (Tad) Somes of Level Green, Pa.; grandchildren, Lamar Barnett III, Grace Barnett, Wil (Sarah) Roberts, Sarah Roberts, Trent Somes and Vivian Somes; sister, Ola Mae Farmer; brothers-in-law, Kenneth (Dianna) Akers and Charles Collins; sister-in-law, Berta Lou Middlebrooks; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be Feb. 23 at 1 p.m. at First Baptist Church, Selma, with Dr. Jerry Light officiating. Interment will be in Pineview Memory Gardens with Selma Funeral Home directing. Visitation will be Feb. 22 from 4-6 p.m. at the funeral home.

Pallbearers will be Lamar Barnett III, Wil Roberts, Trent Somes, David Sanders, Frank Collins, Gaines Middlebrooks and Anthony Akers.

In lieu of flowers the family requests memorial donations be made to First Baptist Church, 325 Lauderdale Street, Selma, Ala., 36701; Mississippi State Scholarship Fund, Office of Admissions and Scholarships, P. O. Box 6334, Mississippi State, Miss., 39762; or Teen Challenge, 3888 County Road 261, Jones, Ala., 36749.

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