Monday, September 29, 2014
Mr, Laverne was a quiet, gentle and a man who loved a simple life.
Funeral services will be held 10 a.m., Wednesday at Pea River Presbyterian Church in Clio. Rev. Vince Rosato and Rev. Kirby Smith will officiate. Special music will be provided by Lisa Towns and Sharon Elliott.
Burial will follow in Pea River Cemetery with Keahey Funeral Home of Clio directing. .
He is survived by his two loving daughters, Dianne Williams and Annie Lou Williams, both of Louisville.
Mr. Williams farmed until 1955. After that he had many different jobs. He worked at the Clio Bottling Co., measured land in Barbour County, worked with the Barbour County Board of Education painting schools. During his time of painting, he painted 23 churches and countless homes in the area. He owned and ran Williams Grocery Store in Clio for 3 years.
He was married for 61 years to Mary Hagler Williams. She preceded him in death in 2006. He was also preceded by his brother, Robert Warren Williams, Jr. and sister, Elmer Rhea Abercrombie.
His latter years were spent enjoying watching college football (both Alabama and Auburn), watching the Atlanta Braves baseball, walking, cutting grass on his riding lawn mower, and growing vegetables in his backyard.
Flowers will be accepted or contributions maybe made to the Pea River Presbyterian Church Cemetery Fund c/o Mike Abercrombie, P.O. Box 152, Clio, Al 36017 or Palmer Home for Children, P.O. Box 746, Columbus, MS 39703.
Serving as pallbearers will be Mike Abercrombie, Julian Abercrombie, Norman Hagler, Joshua Towns, Todd Moore, Jeff Arnold.
Friday, September 26, 2014
Sunday, September 21, 2014
Saturday, September 20, 2014
Funeral services will be held 11am. Monday, September 22, 2014 at New Home Church on Plywood Mill Road. Burial will follow in the church cemetery with Keahey Funeral Home directing. The family will receive friends one hour prior to services at the church.
Survivors include her father, L. K. Davis; son, Ashley Tyler Savage; daughter, Abigail Tamaro Savage; brothers, Kerry (Missie Brossard) Davis, Kevin Johns; sister, Kelly Davis, all of Andalusia; several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her mother, Sheron Ward Davis.
Wednesday, September 17, 2014
Thursday, September 11, 2014
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 A.M. Saturday, September 13, 2014, in the Wiregrass Church, Dothan, with a eulogy to be given by Leah Kirkemier. Holman-Headland Mortuary is in charge of funeral arrangements. The family will receive friends from 4:30 until 7:00 P.M. Friday at the mortuary in Headland.
Funeral services will also be held at 3:30 P.M. Saturday, September 13, 2014, in the Community of Christ Church, McKenzie, AL. The family will receive friends from 2:30 until 3:30 P.M. in the church sanctuary in McKenzie. Burial will follow in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery in McKenzie. Holman-Headland Mortuary and Keahey Funeral Home of Andalusia are in charge of funeral arrangements.
Dr. King-Smith was a native of McKenzie, AL, and was a 1996 graduate of McKenzie High School. She received an Associate’s Degree in Applied Science from Lurleen B. Wallace in Andalusia and a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from the University of Alabama. Dr. King-Smith was accepted to Nova Southeastern University in Ft. Lauderdale, FL where she received her Doctorate in Optometry. She owned and operated Elite Vision in Headland and was also employed by Northside WalMart Vision Center as an Optometrist.
Dr. King-Smith attended Wiregrass Church in Dothan, and was a member of Community of Christ Church in McKenzie. She formerly lived in Tuscaloosa, Birmingham, and Ft. Lauderdale before moving to Headland in 2009. Dr. King-Smith was preceded in death by her mother, Carolyn Bennett King.
Surviving relatives include her husband, Tony E. Smith, two daughters, Raeleigh Smith and Kelsey Smith, and her fur babies, Ali and Bear, all of Headland; her parents, Glenn D. King and Ann W. King, McKenzie; a sister, Tanner King, Lamoni, IA; a brother, Kevin King (Diedra), and niece, Anna King, Hendersonville, NC; father-in-law and mother-in-law, Billy Gene and Elaine Smith, Dothan; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Sonya Knowles (Ed), Julia LeFebvre (Neal), Tami McNeil (Terry), Kelli Edmonson (Michael), and Rory Nichols (Cindy); several aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.
Wednesday, September 10, 2014