William Alvie Mahaffey

Published 6:00 am Friday, January 17, 2003

Services for William Alvie Mahaffey of Sontag are 2 p.m.,Friday, Jan. 17, at Shiloh Baptist Church with burial in the churchcemetery.

Visitation continues today until 1:30 p.m. at Wilson FuneralHome.

Mr. Mahaffey, 78, died Jan. 15, 2003, at Lawrence CountyHospital. He was born in Sicily Island, La., on Feb. 19, 1924, toWilliam Albert and Bertha Inez Mahon Mahaffey.

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He was retired as postmaster for Sontag. He was a member ofShiloh Baptist Church. He was a member of the Fair River MasonicLodge. He was a veteran of WWII, serving in France.

Preceding him in death were his parents; his wife, Willie BeaDaughdrill Mahaffey; and his brother, Malcolm Mahaffey.

Survivors are his sons, Dicky Mahaffey and Billy Mahaffey, bothof Sontag; his sister, Carolyn Marie Douglas of Sontag; and fourgrandchildren and five great-grandchildren.