Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Mr. James Doyle Hughes, Sr.


Mr. James Doyle Hughes, Sr. age 72 of Clio, passed away Sunday, July 19, 2015 at his residence.

 

Funeral services will be held 3:00 p.m., Thursday, July 23, 2015 in the Shiloh Word Fellowship church.  Rev. Buddy Ward will be officiating. Interment will follow in the Shiloh Word Fellowship cemetery with Keahey Funeral Home directing.  The family will receive friends from 1:00 p.m. until time of service on Thursday, July 23, 2015.

 

Survivors,

Wife, Joan Hughes of Clio

Sons, James Hughes III of Wesley Chapel, Fl.

Roy Miller

Daughters, Marie Hughes of Wesley Chapel, Fl.

Annabel Hughes of Tampa, Fl.

Brother, Roy Hughes of Dade City, Fl.

Sister, Annabelle Hughes of Lutz, Fl.

Grandchildren, James Hughes, Taylor Bradsell and Tiffany ( Nik ) Stuckey.

Great grandchildren, Dekken Stuckey, Draggen Stuckey and Abigail Hughes.

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

Mr. James Earl Noah


Mr. James Earl Noah of Eufaula age 78, passed away Tuesday, July 14, 2015 at the Barbour County Medical Center.

 

Funeral services will be held 1:00 p.m., Friday, July 17, 2015 at Springhill Baptist Church. Rev Tom Anderson will be officiating.  Interment will follow in the Springhill Baptist Church cemetery with full military honors. The family will receive friends one hour prior to service in the Springhill Baptist Church.

 

Survivors,

Son, Jamie ( Carmen ) Noah of Pell City, Al.

Daughters, Consuela ( Keith ) Walker of Eufaula, Al.

Denise ( Paul ) Richardson of Eufaula, Al.

Gwendolen ( Dwight ) Deal of Wicksburg, Al.

Brother, Donald ( Anna ) Noah of Gardendale, Al.

9 Grandchildren

4 Great grandchildren

Mr. James Earl Noah was preceded in death by his wife, Billie Jean Noah and son, Ronald Earl Noah

 

Pallbearers, Paul Richardson, Keith Walker, Dwight Deal, Coty Walker, Clinton Walker and Chad Gookins.

Friday, July 10, 2015

Mr. Thomas Livingston Jr.



Mr. Thomas Livingston Jr. age, 46 of Abbeville passed away Thursday, July 9, 2015.

Funeral services will be held 3:30 pm., Monday, July 13, 2015 in the Keahey Funeral Home chapel. Rev. Buddy Ward and Mrs. Charlene Ward will be officiating. Interment will follow in the former Blue Springs Assembly of God Church cemetery with Rev. Ronnie Benefield officiating. Keahey Funeral Home of Clio will be directing. The family will receive friends from 2 p.m. until time of service Monday, July 13, 2015.

Survivors,

Parents, Thomas Livingston and Carolyn Livingston of Blue Springs

Step Son, Patrick Oakes of Dothan

Step Daughters, Tressa (Christopher) Sitz of Daleville

Linda Jackson of TN

Brothers, Jason Lee Livingston of Daleville

Joseph Lane Livingston of Ozark

Sister, Ashley (James) Toole of Texasville

Aunts, Audrea (Thomas) Missildine of Enon

Laquita Cooper of Level Plains

Uncle, Gene (Betty) Hagler of Clio

Mr. Livingston was preceded in death by his wife, Loretta Oakes Livingston.

Mr. James W. Laird

Mr. James W. Laird of Lockhart, AL, died in his home, on July 10, 2015. He was 86 years old.

James is survived by his wife, Betty; daughter Patricia Peoples (Terry); daughter-in-law Patricia Laird;  brothers Braxton, Highland Home, AL; Nolan, Florala, AL; sisters Juanita Russell, Opp, AL; Ina Davis, Lockhart, AL; grandchildren Amanda Laird, April Durkee, (Travis), Anais Black, Huntsville, AL; great grandchildren Alivia Laird, Alexandra Durkee, and Ava Durkee. He is predeceased by his parents, J.C. and Mittie Mae Laird, brother Lamar Laird, and son Gary Laird.

James was born on June 14, 1929, in Crenshaw County, AL. He joined the U.S. Navy at a very young age. After naval service he enrolled in Chipola Junior College, Marianna, FL. He attended Massy Draughon in Montgomery, AL and finished the accounting program at Modern Business Academy in Montgomery, AL. He married Betty Garrett in December 1948. After working as a cost accountant for six years, he decided to return to farming. He moved his family back to the farm after living in Milton and Pace, FL. He farmed peanuts, cotton, soybeans, cattle, and pecans. After finishing his cotton crop in Alabama, he would ship his combine to Arkansas by train and work the cotton fields there. In addition to farming, he also owned Laird Flying Service and Laird Power & Equipment Case dealership. He was joined in operations there with his son Gary. After closing these businesses, he operated heavy equipment and dug ponds. He loved his bulldozer and excavator work.

In addition to his farming, he loved politics and often worked at the polls. He was a lifelong Democrat. He served as president of the Lions Club, president of the Covington County Cattlemen’s Association, and council member for the Town of Lockhart. He enjoyed growing fruit trees and was especially proud of his blueberry, grapefruit, and Satsuma crops.

James passed away peacefully in his home after struggling with dementia. He will be remembered for his hard work as a farmer, often working from sunup and using lights on his equipment to continue at night, and for his determination.

A funeral is scheduled for Monday, July 13, 11:00 a.m. at Keahey Funeral Home in Lockhart. Sunday night visitation will be from 6:00 to 8:00 at Keahey Funeral Home.  Funeral services will be conducted by John Bryan of Lockhart Baptist Church. Mr. Laird will be buried in Red Oak Cemetery. A special thanks to Dr. Maddox and his staff, the Southern Care nurses, and family caretakers, April Durkee and Terry Peoples.

Thursday, July 9, 2015

Mrs. Patricia Ann Ziglar


Patricia Ann Ziglar, age 72 of Hempstead, Texas passed away on June 30, 2015. She is preceded in death by her Husband Jerry Ziglar Sr. and is survived by her Children, Jimmy Ziglar, Trish Ziglar Tompkins, Rena Williamson and husband Gary, Jerry Ziglar Jr. and wife Angie, Terry Ziglar, Danny Ziglar; Brother, Richard Bell, and Sisters, Faye Peters and husband Jackie, Carol Ramirez, and Billie Jean Schmidt, and Brothers-in-law, Travis Kirk and Robert Starr. Grandchildren; Tracy, Michael, Lainie, Bo, Justin, Sam, Makayla, Danielle, Haley, Josh, Brenda, Jesse, Dillon, Austin, Devon, Harley, Colton, Special Nephew Randy Nerren, and numerous Great Grandchildren and Nieces and Nephews,and her dog Jake.

Services will be held 11:00 a.m., Saturday, July 11, 2015 in the Cold Water Congregational Church. Rev. Jerry Elmore will be officiating. Keahey Funeral Home will be directing.

Wednesday, July 8, 2015

Mrs. Frances Brugans


 

Mrs. Frances Elizabeth Burgans age 65 of Andalusia passed away Wednesday, July 8, 2015 at her residence.


Funeral services will be held 11:00 a.m., Friday, July 9, 2015 in the Keahey Funeral Home chapel. Rev. Derrick Stewart will be officiating. Intermente will follow in the Five Runs Cemetery with Keahey Funeral Home directing. The family will receive friends from 6:00-8:00 p.m., Thursday, July 9, 2015 in the Keahey Funeral Home chapel.


Survivors,
Husband, Eliga Burgans of Andalusia
Sons, Richard ( Connie ) Burgans of Andalusia
David Burgans of Andalusia
Daughters, Linda ( Henry ) Huckabaa
Melody Willhite of Andalusia
Teresa Edgar of Andalusia
Sisters, Linda ( George ) Pouncey of Andalusia
Barbara ( James ) Sorrells of Red Level
Anita ( James ) Blackwell of Red Level
Grandchildren, Ashley Brown, Donald Ray Edgar, Jr., Christopher Edgar, Latrisha Burgans, David Burgans, Jr., Chad Willhite, Ryan Burgans, Adam Burgans and Haley Burgans
Numerous great grandchildren
Mrs. Burgans was preceded in death by her parents, Boney Neal, Jr. and Bernice Inez Golden, Sister, Ann Walker and brother, James Neal.

Monday, July 6, 2015

Mrs. Jewel Dorrill






Mrs. Jewel Dorrill age 81 of Opp passed away Monday, July 6, 2015 in the Opp Hospital.

 

Funeral services will be held 2:00 pm., Wednesday, July 8, 2015 at New Hope Baptist Church. Interment will follow in the New Hope Baptist Church cemetery with Keahey Funeral Home directing. The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 pm., Tuesday, July 7, 2015 at Keahey Funeral Home.

 
Survivors include,

Sons, Billy Phillips of Opp
Rickey Phillips of of Florala
Tim (Linda) Phillips of Opp
Danny (Dawn) Dorrill of Opp
Daughters, Pansey Wilson Modlin of Opp
Gail (Tracy) Huckabaa of Opp
Sister, Mae (Jack) Gillman of Florala
Twenty Four grandchildren
Thirty Eight Great Grandchildren
Twelve Great Great Grandchildren

Mrs. Dorrill is preceded in death her Parents, Daughter Twanna Tina Coon and her Granddaughter Beth Wilson.
 
 
 

Sunday, July 5, 2015

Mrs. Deloris Donaldson

Mrs. Deloris Kelley Donaldson age 52, of Opp, passed away Saturday, July 4, 2015 at her residence.

Funeral services will be held 11:00 am., Tuesday July 7, 2015 at Keahey Funeral Home Chapel. Rev. Donnie Marler will officiate. The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 pm., Monday, July 6, 2015 at Keahey Funeral Home.

Survivors include,
Husband, Michael Donaldson of Opp
Daughter, Tina Donaldson
Sister, Diane Kelley (Phillip) Crow of Andalsuaia 
Grandchildren, Kegan Brown