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AAMU Death Notices


December 6, 2014


Funeral services will be held for Mrs. Rosanna Hill Bullard, mother of Dr. Annie Wells, professor of clinical psychology, on Saturday, December 6, at 12 noon at Saint Peter Baptist Church, 3940 Simmons Creek Road, Grove Hill, Ala.  Arrangements are being coordinated by Anderson Funeral Home of Jackson, Ala.  


February 24, 2014


CLEVELAND, Theodore "Ted".  McMullen, Ala.  AAMU Alumnus (Class of 1962) and Athletic Hall of Fame member (football).  Funeral services were held at 12 noon Monday, February 24, at the Chucky Mullins Center in Russellville, Ala. 


February 23, 2014


SCRUGGS, David L.  Town Creek, Ala.  Brother of LTC (Ret.) Samuel Scruggs, assistant professor of logistics and supply chain management in the College of Business and Public Affairs.  Funeral services were held Sunday, February 23, at 2 p.m. (Saturday 10 a.m.-6 p.m. viewing) at Jackson Memory Funeral Home, 15737 Main Street, Town Creek, Ala.


February 22, 2014


COOLEY, Bobby Joe.  Of Louisville, Ky.  AAMU alumnus (Class of 1971) and Athletic Hall of Fame (football) member. Former State of Kentucky employee and retiree of LG&E.  Funeral services were held Saturday, Feb. 22, at Portland Memorial Baptist Church, 3802 W. Market St.  



LEVY, Ellis C.  The father of Dr. Elica Moss, research assistant professor in the Department of Biological & Environmental Sciences.  Viewing: Friday, Feb. 21, 1-5 p.m., Larkin and Scott Mortuary, 510 East Jefferson Street, Demopolis, AL  36732. Funeral were held Saturday, Feb. 22, at 1 p.m. at Bethel Pine Baptist Church, 796 Sumter Road 22, Livingston, AL  35470.  Send donations to the Ellis C. Levy Jr. Scholarship Fund for students from Sumter Central High School (Ala.) to attend Alabama A&M University.



February 5, 2014


JACKSON, Odell Crutcher.  The AAMU Family mourns the death of Mrs. Odell Crutcher Jackson, sister of Linda Kelley Leslie, retiree, College of Business and Public Affairs.  Funeral services were held Wednesday, February 5, at 1 p.m. at Hope Community Church, 1111 Pulaski Pike, Huntsville, Ala., with Nelms Memorial Funeral Home coordinating arrangements.



August 10, 2013


THOMPSON, Maple.  Mrs. Maple Thompson (Mother of Pamela D. Thompson) 

Funeral services for Maple Thompson (Mother of Pamela D. Thompson, former AAMU staffer/current local alumni chapter president), were held Saturday, August 10, 2013 at 12 Noon, Zion No. 1 Missionary Baptist Church, Highway 72 West of Tuscumbia, Ala.  Thompson and Sons Funeral Home, 415 South Poplar Street, Florence, AL  35660 and 400 South Washington Street, Tuscumbia, Alabama  35672.  256-764-2651 or 256-383-2402. Pam Thompson's address is P. O. Box 477, Normal, AL  35762



August 3, 2013


CARMICHAEL, John.  Mr. John Carmichael.  Father of  Ms. Janet Ford, Department of ITS, Alabama A&M University.  Funeral services were held Saturday, August 3, 2013, at 12:00 noon.  Pine Grove Baptist Church, 500 Drew Avenue, Lincoln, Alabama   35096. (205) 763-2732.  Arrangements Are Being Coordinated By:  Terry’s Metropolitan Mortuary and Funeral Home, 1702 Battle Street, W, Talladega, Alabama  35160.  (256) 362-2421



July 13, 2013


MOSLEY, Mrs. Sallie Mae.  Mrs. Sallie Mae Mosley.  Retired Assistant Professor, Department of Developmental Reading, Alabama A&M University.  Mother of Mr. Joseph (Joe) Mosley, Retired Admissions Counselor, Alabama A&M University.  Funeral Services: Held Saturday, July 13, 2013, at 2:00 P.M. Lakeside United Methodist Church, 3738 Meridian Street N, Huntsville, AL  35811, (256) 536-9400,  Pastor, Thomas Muhomba, Officiating (Royal Funeral Home, Huntsville).



July 6, 2013


EDWARDS, Mrs. Erma Edwards.  102 years old, Grandmother of Mrs. Shawn Pair, Secretary, Chemistry Department, Alabama A&M University.  Funeral Services:  Held Saturday, July 6, 2013, at 11:00 a.m., Solid Rock Ministries Church, 1250 Spring Hill Avenue, Mobile, Alabama  36604 (Small’s Mortuary, Inc., & Cremations Service, Mobile)


YOUSIF, Dr. Salah Yousif.  Retired Professor of Economics and Noted AAMU Men's Soccer Coach, College of Business and Public Affairs, Alabama A&M University.  Funeral Services:   Coordinated and held in his native country of Ethiopia


June 22, 2013


BATTLE, Sr. Mr. Marvin.  Husband of Mrs. Marjorie Battle ’61, Assistant Professor, Elementary and Early Childhood Education, Alabama A&M University. Funeral Services:  Held Saturday, June 22, 2013, at 2:30 p.m., Saint Bartley Primitive Baptist Church (Huntsville), Dr. William Gladys, Officiating (Nelms Memorial Funeral Home, Huntsville).


June 14, 2013


HENDERSON, Mr. Robert "Bob" Henderson.  Board Member, Councill Federal Credit Union; Husband of Mrs. Ethel Henderson, Former Director, Career Development Services, Alabama A&M University.  Funeral Services:   Held Friday, June 14, 2013, at 12:00 noon, First Missionary Baptist Church, Huntsville, Alabama 52-6665  (Nelms).


May 22, 2013 


GREEN, Mrs. Louisa Kelly.  Mother of Mr. Dwayne Green, Admissions Coordinator and IT Specialist, Alabama A&M University; Mother-in-Law of Mrs. Kirstie Green, Office of Student Accounts, Alabama A&M University; Grandmother of Jasmine Green ’13, Alumnus, Alabama A&M University.  Funeral Services:  Held Wednesday, May 22, 2013, at 12:00 noon at St. John AME Church Montgomery, Ala., (Ross & Clayton Funeral Home).


May 11, 2013


CROSLING, Mrs. Esther Davis.  Grandmother of Ms. Tourischeva Stubbs, Athletics, Alabama A&M University.  Funeral Services:  Held Saturday, May 11, 2013, at 11:00 a.m., Live Oak A.M.E. Church, Donalsonville, GA  39846 (Moores Funeral Home). 


Please send death notices of AAMU faculty, staff, retirees and their immediate family members to  Resolution requests must be made by Cabinet members, the Director of Alumni Affairs, and/or the President of the AAMU National Alumni Association, Inc.



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