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Mr. Wilba Fomby, age 88, a resident of Eclectic, went home to be with the Lord on January 6, 2013. He was born November 22, 1924. Visitation with a celebration of his life will be from 8 pm to 10 pm, Wednesday, January 9 at Bethlehem East Baptist Church. Funeral services will be held at 2 pm, Thursday, January 10 at the church with family receiving friends one hour prior to the service. Rev. Faron Golden and Chaplain Glenn Stroud will officiate. Friends are asked to remember his simple life by wearing blue jeans and casual shirts in his honor. Grandsons will serve as pall bearers and honorary pall bearers. Burial will follow in church cemetery, Linville Memorial Funeral Home directing. Survivors include wife of 24 years, Julia Annette Fomby; daughters, Shirley Dickerson (Steve) and Teresa Adamson (Bruce); sons, James Walter Luster (Mary) and Franklin Harmon Luster, Jr. (Nyra); brother, R. L. Fomby; grandchildren, Erica Taylor, Ethan Taylor, Travis Luster, Justin Luster, Brandon Luster, Bradley Patton and Russell (Lexi) Adamson; great-grandchildren, Alexis Luster, Hollis Ann Patton, Drew Baker, Reece Patton and Zack Adamson; and nieces, Kayla Golson, Darian Avant and Lauren Avant. He is preceded in death by his father, J. T. Fomby; mother, Effie Estes Fomby; sisters, Gwen Weldon, Jeanette Dupriest, Hilda Grant, Marie Edwards and Anita Wilbanks. Mr. Fomby was a dedicated member of Bethlehem East Baptist Church and was a faithful servant of the Lord. He loved his loyal companions, Lady Belle, Zeb, Bear and Kitty. Flowers accepted or donations may be made to Bethlehem East Baptist Church, 7561 Upper River Rd, Tallassee, AL 36078. Please visit
Published in the Montgomery Advertiser on Jan. 9, 2013
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