VERNON, Ala. — Roscoe Salters, 83, died Jan. 31, 2009, at his residence. Services are Thursday at 1 p.m. at Otts Funeral Home Chapel in Sulligent, Ala. Graveside services with military honors will follow at Shiloh Cemetery. Visitation is today from 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home. Mr. Salters was born July 31, 1925, in Lowndes County to the late Shed and Mattie Coleman Salters. He was a member of Westside Church of Christ. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Olean Pennington Salters; four brothers; two sisters; two grandchildren and one great-grandson. He is survived by his sons, Larry Salters of Lathonia, Ga., Jerry Salters of Vernon, Ala., and Ronnie Salters of Olive Branch; daughters, Sarah Burton of Tuscaloosa, Ala., Martha Ekandem of Rex, Ga., Shirley Salters of Vernon, Janet Salters of Stone Mountain, Ga., and Sandra Salters of Kennesaw, Ga.; 18 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.