Elbert Majors

Elbert Majors

Aug 18, 1929

Nov 13, 2022

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Elbert Majors

Visitation for Marine and Elbert Majors Thursday, November 17, 2022, 11::30am - 12:30 pm at Community Missionary Baptist Church 4909 E. Indian Trail. Funeral to follow at 12:30pm. Burial Evergreen Cemetery.




Marine Macklin Majors was born on March 29,1932, in Pulaski, Tennessee, to the late Leroy Macklin and Fannie Mobley Macklin. She was educated there and attended Bishforth High School. Marine continued to live in her hometown for awhile before moving to Louisville, Kentucky. Fortunately, for her, that choice was a good one because she met and married the love of her life---Elbert Majors on June 10, 1951. They were blessed to become the parents of three children, Etta, Alonzo, and a baby girl that God called home at birth.



For sixty-two years, she was a faithful member of Community Missionary Baptist Church until her health began to fail her. However, that didn’t stop her from serving the Lord. Marine read her Bible regularly, and when her eyes started failing her, she bought a machine that read the bible to her. By listening to gospel programs on TV and tapes she bought from the church, she had her own worship service. Whenever Marine talked about the Lord, she became filled with the Holy spirit.



Oh, how she loved fixing thanksgiving dinner for her family! No one had to bring anything. All her family and guests had to do was just show up! Besides being an outstanding cook, Marine also could have been a home interior decorator. She could take an average-looking room and make it look like one found in the magazine, Better Homes and Garden.



Marine Macklin Majors was preceded in death by: her parents and four brothers, Albert Macklin, Leroy Macklin, William Macklin and Abraham Macklin and grandson Damon Martin.. Marine departed this life on November 4, 2022, while being surrounded by her loving family. Left behind to cherish their most precious memories of her are: husband, Elbert Majors; daughter, Etta Smith (Darryl); son, Alonzo Majors (Ariella); brother, Lee Macklin (Stacey); and a host of grandchildren, nieces, and nephews.





Elbert (JW) Jesse Watson Majors was born on August 18, 1929 in Martha, Tennessee. He was the seventh of nine children born to the union of the late Lott Alonzo and Darthula Jackson Majors. He departed this life on November 12, 2022.
After moving to Louisville, KY, he graduated from Central High School. After graduation he enlisted and served in the Air Force. Had a tour in Korea during the Korean War. Served in the Air Force for three years.

He met and married the love of his life, Marine Macklin on June 10, 1951. They were blessed to become proud parents of three children: Etta, Alonzo and a baby girl that God called home at birth.

For sixty-two years he was a faithful member of Community Missionary Baptist Church until his wife’s health began to fail her and was unable to attend, but that didn’t stop them from having church. He served on the usher board twice as president and sung with the male choir. He loved to read his Bible at night that he kept at his bedside table.

Elbert and Marine loved spending time with their family, children and grandchildren. They enjoyed picnics, fishing, playing games amusement parks, home movies and traveling out of town to visit relatives.

Elbert (JW) Majors went home to his heavenly Father on Saturday, November 12, 2022

He leaves to cherish his memory, daughter: Etta Smith (Darryl), son: Alonzo Majors (Ariella), brother: Johnny Majors and a host of grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

Preceded him in death, his wife: Marine Majors, two sisters and four brothers.