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 Woodrow Wilson “Red” Self

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Woodrow Wilson “Red” Self

Birth
Pinson, Jefferson County, Alabama, USA
Death
23 May 2009 (aged 91)
Pinson, Jefferson County, Alabama, USA
Burial
Arab, Marshall County, Alabama, USA
Memorial ID
77041772 View Source

Woodrow Wilson (Red) Self, age 91 died May 23, 2009 following a courageous battle with cancer.

He spent many years of his life with the Birmingham, Alabama, Police Department and worked as a private investigator. He was a member of the East Lake Masonic Lodge, Shriners and Fraternal Order of Police. He was a member of the Pinson United Methodist Church.

He was born April 27, 1918 in Pinson, Jefferson County, Alabama, to the late Rupert Sylvester Self and Alice Darden Self.

After attending school in Pinson, he served in the U.S. Navy aboard the USS Cowell and was wounded during the Pacific Campaign of WWII.

He is survived by his wife Mary Frances and his brother Alfred; his sons Gerald (Carole) Self, Maryville, Tennessee and David Eugene (Jeanie) Self, Dunnellon, Florida and his stepchildren Dot (Roger) Butler, Morris, Alabama; Gary (Kay) Buchanan, Janet (Kenneth) Kiley and Shirley Green all of Pinson, Alabama. In addition, he is survived by many grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Funeral services for Mr. Self were at 10:00, May 27, 2009, at the Chapel. Graveside services followed at Brashiers Cemetery, Arab, Alabama. We would like to thank all of the staff of the New Beacon Hospice for their help and support.

Woodrow Wilson (Red) Self, age 91 died May 23, 2009 following a courageous battle with cancer.

He spent many years of his life with the Birmingham, Alabama, Police Department and worked as a private investigator. He was a member of the East Lake Masonic Lodge, Shriners and Fraternal Order of Police. He was a member of the Pinson United Methodist Church.

He was born April 27, 1918 in Pinson, Jefferson County, Alabama, to the late Rupert Sylvester Self and Alice Darden Self.

After attending school in Pinson, he served in the U.S. Navy aboard the USS Cowell and was wounded during the Pacific Campaign of WWII.

He is survived by his wife Mary Frances and his brother Alfred; his sons Gerald (Carole) Self, Maryville, Tennessee and David Eugene (Jeanie) Self, Dunnellon, Florida and his stepchildren Dot (Roger) Butler, Morris, Alabama; Gary (Kay) Buchanan, Janet (Kenneth) Kiley and Shirley Green all of Pinson, Alabama. In addition, he is survived by many grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Funeral services for Mr. Self were at 10:00, May 27, 2009, at the Chapel. Graveside services followed at Brashiers Cemetery, Arab, Alabama. We would like to thank all of the staff of the New Beacon Hospice for their help and support.


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