BELK, Ala. — Ricky Belk, 60, died March 11, 2009, at Fayette Medical Center. Services are today at 2 p.m. at Belk Free Will Baptist Church with the Rev. Lamar Cox and Dr. Larry Reynolds officiating. Burial will follow at Oakridge Cemetery. The body will be at the church one hour prior to services. Norwood Chapel Funeral Home in Fayette, Ala., is in charge of arrangements. Mr. Belk was born Feb. 26, 1949, to the late Gwyn and Margaret Glover Belk. He was a lifelong resident of Belk and a member of Belk Free Will Baptist Church. He had been employed at Omnova Solutions in Columbus for 40 years. He is survived by his wife, Gail Gilpin Belk of Belk; son, Rick Belk of Belk; daughter, Jennifer Maddox of Vernon, Ala.; mother, Margaret Glover Belk of Belk; sister, Shelia Jones of Kennedy, Ala.; and four grandchildren. Pallbearers will be Mickey and Mackey Watkins, Henry Morrison, Phillip and Ralph Carroll, Bill Welsh, Don Byars and Ronald Waldrop. Memorials may be made to American Cancer Society or Belk Free Will Baptist Church.