Robert Earnest Motley

Born: Sat., Apr. 11, 1936
Died: Sun., Aug. 26, 2018


1:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Fri., Aug. 31, 2018
Location: Davis Funeral Home Reposing Room 1

12:30 PM to 1:30 PM, Sat., Sep. 01, 2018
Location: Bethesda Missionary Baptist Church

Funeral Service

1:30 PM Sat., Sep. 01, 2018
Location: Bethesda Missionary Baptist Church

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Deacon Robert Earnest Motley age 82, a resident of Prattville, Alabama passed away Sunday, August 26, 2018 at his residence.  Funeral service will be held Saturday, September 1, 2018 at 1:30pm from Bethesda Missionary Baptist Church, 764 County Road 33 Prattville , Alabama with Rev. Anton Trimble ,Pastor officiating.  Burial to follow at Bethesda Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery.

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Robert was born on April 11, 1936 to the late Bozie and Nellie Crawford Motley.  He was the youngest and last surviving sibling of this union.   He joined the Bethesda Missionary Baptist Church at an early age and remained there until his death.  He was a deacon and a member of the Trustee Board.

He was married to Louise Motley on October 22, 1955.  To this union 5 children were born; Telma Dean, Daurice Motley and Edgar Motley, all of Prattville, AL; Maurice Motley of Hinesville, GA and the late Sylvester Motley of Tallahassee, FL.  He was a loving father and grandfather.  He was a hard worker and love to have fun.

He leaves his cherish memories a loving wife of 63 years, 4 children, Maurice (Alfreda) Motley of Hinesville, GA, Thelma Dean, Daurice Motley and Edgar Motley, all of Prattville, AL.  He also leaves to cherish his memories his grandchildren Kimberly (Julian) McKinney and Anisha Dean both of Prattville, AL; Erica Mills of Cleveland, OH, Keana Taylor of Colorado Springs, CO, Maurice Motley, Jr. of Hinesville, GA, Michael Dean, Jr. of Las Vegas, NV, Quentaruius Daniels of Prattville, AL and Eldridge Tyus of Autaugaville, AL.  He also leaves behind a host of nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends. 

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   Posted Tue August 28, 2018
Motley Family,
Please accept my sincere condolences. I pray that God's word the Bible will bring you a measure of comfort during this difficult time. Acts 24:15

   Posted Thu August 30, 2018
Dear family,
I am truly sorry for your loss. Losing a loved one is a hard burden to bear. May the true God Jehovah watch over your family during this difficult time. May you find comfort from the Bible's promise of a resurrection for our loved ones who have fallen asleep in death. -John 5:28, 29: Acts 24:15

   Posted Mon September 03, 2018
My condolences to the family for your lost. May you find comfort in Revelation 21:3,4.

   Posted Thu September 13, 2018
Our loving God hates death; he views it as an enemy. (1 Corinthians 15:26) He has a longing to conquer that enemy, to undo death by means of the resurrection. He yearns to bring back those who are in his memory and to see them live on earth again.​—Job 14:14, 15.

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