April 30, 2009
Lillian Westfall, 94, died April 28, 2009, at Aurora Australis Lodge in Columbus. Graveside services are Friday at 10 a.m. at Forest Cemetery near Ethelsville, Ala., with the Rev. Melvin Mordecai officiating. Gunter & Peel Funeral Home of Columbus is in charge of arrangements. Mrs. Westfall was born May 9, 1914, in Lamar County, Ala., to the late J.L. and Lura Coleman Lavender. She attended Immanuel Baptist Church. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Sherman Westfall. She is survived by her sisters, Ouida Shelnutt of Columbus and Margaret Woods of Calera, Ala. Pallbearers will be her nephews.