Sunday, August 17, 2014

Mrs. Liz M. Sirmon



Mrs. Liz M. Sirmon, age 77 of Andalusia passed away Saturday, August 16, 2014 at Andalusia Manor.

Funeral services will be held 2 pm., Tuesday, August 19 at Keahey Funeral Home Chapel. Special music will be provided by Jason Barrow. Rev. Ed Ganus will officiate. Interment will follow at Andalusia Memorial Cemetery with Keahey Funeral Home directing .The family will receive friends from 6-8 pm., Monday, August 18 at Keahey Funeral Home.

Survivors
Husband, Jessie Sirmon of Andalusia
Sons, Billy Barbaree of Andalusia
Tinker Sirmon of Andalusia
4 grandchildren, Sharon (Lance) Holloway, Brandy Barbaree, Michael Barbaree, Lane Sirmon
5 great grandchildren, Darien Morrow, Ashton Morrow, Holley Barnes, Alyssa Barnes, Tanner Barbaree
Sister, Evelyn Pate of Andalusia

Serving as pallbearers, Lane Sirmon, Lance Holloway, Ashton Morrow, Eddie Rowell, Russell Messick, John David Kimbro.

Mrs. Sirmon is preceded in death by her brother, Charles Mayberry. 


Friday, August 15, 2014

Mr. Jim Paul


 

Mr. James Woodrow Paul age 80 of Andalusia passed away Thursday, August 14, 2014 at his residence.

Funeral services will be held 2:30 p.m., Sunday, August 17, 2014 in the Keahey Funeral Home chapel. Rev. Brent Cook will be officiating. Interment will follow in the Cedar Grove Church cemetery with Keahey Funeral Home directing. The family will receive friends one hour prior to service.

 

Survivors include,

Sons, Ricky ( Lacresia ) Paul of Andalusia

Mike ( Loris ) Paul of Andalusia

Sisters, Hazel ( Arnie ) Cobb of Andalusia

Patricia ( David ) Chestnut of Plant City, Fl.

Grandchildren, Jordan Paul, Brittany Ramsey, Lindsay Rodgers, Tessa Paul, Diane Childers and Michelle Lucas

Mr. Paul was preceded in death by his wife, Melba Thommason and his daughter, Debra Hooms.

Pallbearers, Jordan Paul, Shannon Cobb, Arnie Cobb, Berry Odom, Charles Near and Willie Shakspear.

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Mr. Ed Jr. Jones





Mr. Ed Jr. Jones age 63 of Clio passed away unexpectedly Tuesday, August 12, 2014.
Funeral services will be held 2 p.m., Friday, August 15th at Keahey Funeral Home in Clio. Rev. Randy Adams will officiate.
Interment will follow in the Sykes Creek Baptist Church Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 p.m. Thursday, August 14th at Keahey Funeral Home in Clio.
Keahey Funeral Home of Clio is entrusted with the arrangements.
Survivors,
Wife, Ruth Jones, Clio
Daughters, Michelle (Norberto) Valiente, Ariton
Priscilla “Pooh” Jones, Clio
Son, Gene (Julia) Jones, Clio
Brothers, Grady “Bo” Jones, Clio
Harry Jones, Troy
Larry Jones, Ozark
Pete (Joyce) Jones, Clio
BoBo Jones, Ariton
Jonathan McKenzie, Clio
Sisters, Linda “Sally” (Jr.) Payne, Ariton
Rita Nell “Polly” Williams, Ariton
Vermell “Peggy” Bodie, Esto, Florida
Barbara (Tommy) Kidd, Troy
Cathy (Darrell) McKenzie, Troy
Susan Jones, Troy
Mother, Bertha Mae Jones, Troy
Mother-in-law, Nancy Toole, Ozark
Sister-in-law, Liz Senn, Clio
Grandkids, Kim and Luis Beltran, Clio
Justin and Angel Jones, Clio
Zach and Zoe Valiente, Ariton
Chris Devine, Ozark
Samantha Helton, Ozark
Jaden and Lacie McKenzie, Echo
Great Grandchildren, Alex, Ethan, Natalie and Noah Beltran, Clio
Preceded in death by his father, Grady Jones and a brother, Edward Jones.
Serving as pallbearers, Justin Jones, Zach Valiente, Miguel Cueyactle, Humberto Cueyactle, Francisco Guerara and Javier Gomez.

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Mr. Clifford S. Budd Jr., Ret. Chief Master Sgt.


 

 
Mr. Clifford S. Budd Jr., Ret. Chief Master Sgt. age 81 of Andalusia passed away Saturday, August 9, 2014 at the Bill Nichols Veterans Home in Alex City.

Funeral services will be held 2pm., Thursday, August 14, 2014 at Alabama National Cemetery in Montevallo with full Military honors.



 

Survivors include,

Wife, Gretah Curry Budd of Andalusia

Stepson, J.D. (Betsy) Herring of Highland Home

Stepdaughter, Rhonda (Steve) Kelley of Montgomery

Sister, Florence Rose Springer of NJ

Step grandchildren, Rivers Herring, Brooke Herring Taylor and Lindsay Herring Hollis.

Friday, August 8, 2014

Jordan Brabham

 

Jordan Brabham, age 17 of Louisville passed away unexpectedly Thursday, August 7, 2014.
Funeral services were held 2 p.m., Sunday, August 10, 2014 in the auditorium of G.W. Long High School in Skipperville. Rev. Kenneth Andrews served as the officiant. Her father delivered a loving eulogy drawing from letters Jordan left to her family and friends. Her letters encouraged everyone to “do whatever is necessary to be happy’’ and asked everyone to wear bright colored clothing to symbolize happiness. The interment followed in Sykes Creek Baptist Church Cemetery. Keahey Funeral Home of Clio was entrusted with the arrangments.

She is survived by her loving mother, Anissa Ivey, Louisville
Her loving father and step mother, Danny & Amy Brabham, Baker Hill
Two brothers, Joshua and Parker Brabham, Baker Hill
Maternal grandmother, Barbara Carpenter
And grandfather “Pappa Joe” Joe Baxter, both of Louisville
Great grandmother, Joyce Carpenter, Louisville
Aunts and Uncles, Amy & Stephen Finley, Jacksonville, AL
Clay& Michelle Dansby, Blue Springs
Steve& Linda Brabham, Montgomery
Nancy & Randy Capps, Dothan
Jordan had a countless number of friends, her closest and most special being, Alli Bush, Mallory Portz and Kelsey Ristau.

She was preceded in death by her Paternal grandparents, Frank & Agnes Brabham and great grandfather, Dekalb Carpenter, who the family described her “as the carbon copy ” of him
Serving as active pallbearers, Bo Walding, Turner Lee, Conner Scott,
Travis Tharpe, Marshall Childers and Dylan Portz
Honorary pallbearers were G.W. Long High School Girl’s softball & basketball teams.

Jordan attended G.W. Long High School and would have began her senior year in the coming week. Jordan had played on the G.W. Long girl’s softball team since 7th grade. She was the team’s “catcher’’. She planned to play softball and basketball her senior year. Jordan excelled academically and athletically. She was a member of the school’s Impact Club and Senior Beta Club. She loved life. Her family and friends described her as “the life of the party”. She loved to tell jokes and see others laugh. She would tell a joke and remain quiet and watch others laugh heartedly. Jordan had an exuberant laugh. She was sweet, compassion and always praising and complimenting others. She loved babies and loved to baby sit. She aspired and dreamed of attending Auburn University, and being inducted into an Auburn sorority.
It was Jordan’s request that monetary contributions are made to Molly Johnson a young child with Alveolar Rhabdomyosarcona.
Molly Johnson
1066 Co. Rd. 69
                                                                 Newville, AL 36353


Mrs. Lizzie Smith

 

Mrs. Lizzie Rodgers Smith, age 83 of Andalusia passed away Thursday, August 7, 2014 at Luverne Health and Rehab. Funeral services will be held 2pm., Sunday, August 10, 201 at Keahey Funeral Home Chapel. Rev. Ed Ganus will officiate. Interment will follow at Stone Lake Gardens Cemetery.

Survivors include,
Son, Joel (Pat) Rodgers of Huntsville, AL
Daughters, Girtie (Tom) Vanhovlen of Arkansas
Libby (Doug) Lee of Dozier
Joyce Bracewell of Heath

Sister, Alvie “Red” (Hubert) Hutto of Andalusia
21 Grandchildren
26 Great Grandchildren
3 Great Great Grandchildren

Mrs. Smith is preceded in death by her husband, Raymond Smith.

You may sign the guestbook for this family at keaheyfuneralhome.com

Wednesday, August 6, 2014

Mr. Charles Roy McCarty


Mr. Charles Roy McCarty, age 58 of Andalusia passed away Friday, August 1, 2014 at his residence.

A private memorial service was held for the family directed by Keahey Funeral Home. Rev. Robert Canant officiated.

 

Survivors

Daughter, Angel ( John ) Mann of Colorado

Son, Charles Roy McCarty II of Atlanta, Ga.

Mr. Chalmas Jerome Strickland


Mr. Chalmas Jerome Strickland, age 69 of Clio passed away Tuesday, August 5, 2014 at Troy Regional Hospital.

A graveside service will be held 11 a.m., Friday, August 8, 2014 in the Pea River Presbyterian Church Cemetery. Rev. Shaun Dutcher will officiate. Keahey Funeral Home will be directing. The family will receive friends from 5:00-7:00 p.m., Thursday, August 7, 2014 at the Keahey Funeral Home of Clio chapel.

 

Survivors

Wife, Marietha Strickland of Clio

Son, Bryan ( Penny ) Strickland of Skipperville

Daughter, Tiffany ( Blair ) Welk of Louisville

Brothers, Ronnie ( Gail ) Strickland of Dothan

Bruce Strickland of Abbeville

Sisters, Brenda ( Larry ) Long of Blue Springs

Mary Thompson of Clio

Roselyn ( Larry ) Hovey of Louisville

Grandchildren, Brooks Welk, Taylor Welk, Matthew Welk, Kayla Strickland and Chelsie Strickland

Mr. Strickland was preceded in death by his parents, Chalmas Strickland and Shellie Mae Strickland and his brother, Donnie Strickland.

Pallbearers, Shaun Thompson, Jared Long, Jason Thompson, Nick Strickland, Brooks Welk, Pat King and Matthew Welk.

Monday, August 4, 2014

Mr. Jerry Earl Wilkinson

 

Mr. Jerry Earl Wilkinson, age 62 of Blue Springs passed away Sunday, August 3, 2014 at his residence.

Funeral services will be held 4:00 p.m., Tuesday, August 5, 2014 at Keahey Funeral Home of Clio Chapel. Rev. Spurgeon Baker, Rev. Tommy Hartzog and Rev. Dorlan Hammond will officiate. Burial will follow in Bethel Cemetery with Keahey Funeral Home directing. The family will receive friends 30 minutes prior to service.

Survivors,

Wife, Betty Sue Baker Wilkinson of Blue Springs

Father in law, Rev. Spurgeon Baker

Mother in law, Barbara Sue Baker

Step son, Randy Wilkinson of Blue Springs

Daughters, Laura ( Doug ) Childree of Ozark

Step daughters, Sabrina ( Robert ) Hagler of Clayton

Kimberly ( James ) Wynn of Taylor, Al.

Grandchildren, Jessica Childree and Christopher Childree

Step grandchildren, Matthew Hagler and Amber Hagler

Step great grandchildren, Tanner Wood

Brother, Charles ( Eldora ) Wilkinson of Ewell, Al.

Sister in law, Glenda Faye Wilkinson of Midland City

Several nieces and nephews

Several cousins

Aunts and Uncles

Mr. Wilkinson was preceded in death by his parents, Charlie and Grattis Wilkinson, brothers, Johnny Wilkinson and Vaston Wilkinson and his sister, Bernice Beavers

Pallbearers, Johnny Chris Wilkinson, Bubba Hart, Zack Sayers, Brandon Rice, Shelton Rice and Jonathan Helms