Monday, January 26, 2015

Mrs. Caroline Walker Williamson


Mrs. Caroline Walker Williamson age 90 of Andalusia passed away Monday, January 26, 2015 at her residence.

Funeral services will be held 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, January 28, 2015 at the First Free Will Baptist Church of Dozier. Bro. Glen Tatum will be officiating. Interment will follow in the First Free Will Baptist Church cemetery with Keahey Funeral Home directing. The family will receive friends from 6:00-8:00 p.m., Tuesday, January 27, 2015 in the Keahey Funeral Home Chapel.

Survivors,
Sons, Frank ( Carolyn Johnson ) Walker of Dozier
Carl ( Karen ) Walker of Gantt
Andy ( Polly ) Walker of Loango
Jerry ( Leneatha ) Williamson
Steve Williamson of Dozier
Daughters, Eunice ( Kenny D. ) Slawson of Andalusia
Wanda ( Richard ) Gunter of Gantt
 Dot Brogden of Rosehill
Annette Marler
Daughter in law, Lottie Walker
Sister, Flarcy Flowers Jones of Highland Homes
46 Grandchildren
85 Great grandchildren
20 Great great grandchildren

Mrs. Williamson was preceded in death by her husbands, Luey Walker and Shorty Williamson, her children, Alice Jewel Cauthen, Nathan Samuel Walker and her grandchildren, John Taylor, Clayton Walker, William Taylor, Rocky Taylor, Angel Taylor, Caleb Walker, and Amelia Slawson.

Thursday, January 22, 2015

Mrs. Nancy Tool


Mrs. Nancy Tool passed away Thursday, January 22, 2015 at the Oakview Manor Nursing Home.

A graveside service will be held 2:00 p.m., Monday, January 26, 2015 in the New Hinson Church cemetery.
Survivors include, 
Son, Junior Lee (Sally) Carnley of  Ariton
Daughter, Ruth Jones of Clio
Grandchildren, Eugene (Julia) Jones, Kim (Lewis) Beltran, and Angel Nicole Jones
7 Step Grandchildren 
Great Grandchildren, Alex, Ethan, Natalie, Noah Beltran
Several Nieces and Nephews
Numerous friends at Oak Veiw Manor and Alacare.
Great friend, Candace Bryant
Preceded in death by son-in-law, Ed Jones.
 
 

Sunday, January 18, 2015

Mrs. Betty Hurst

Mrs. Betty Hurst, age 68 of Andalusia passed away unexpectedly at her residence.

 

Funeral services will be held 11 a.m., Wednesday at Keahey Funeral Home Chapel. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m., Tuesday at Keahey Funeral Home.

Burial will follow in the Hurst Family Cemetery with Keahey Funeral Home directing.

Survivors include a daughter and son-in-law, Betty and Daniel Blocker of Andalusia

Brother and sister, Johnny Ray and Faye Kirkland, Andalusia

Sister, Mary Harrison, Andalusia

2 grandchildren, Courtney Williams and Erica Blocker

Friday, January 16, 2015

Mr. Clinton A.C. Seales

Mr. Clinton A.C. Seales age 85, of Andalusia passed away Thursday, January 15, 2015 at Mizell Memorial Hospital.
Funeral services will be held 2:00 p.m., Tuesday,  January 20, 2015 at Keahey Funeral Home chapel.  Rev. Derrick Stewart will be officiating. Interment will follow in the Andalusia memorial cemetery with Keahey Funeral  Home directing. The family will receive friends one hour prior to services at Keahey Funeral Home.
Survivors,
Wife, Merle Musgrove Seales of Andalusia
Daughter, Susan Seales of Andalusia
Brothers, Lavan ( Frances ) Seales of Mississippi
Lomax Seales of Montgomery
Sisters, Frances Seales of Pratville
Orell Grant of Pensacola

Pallbearers, Derrell Daniel, Lionel Seales, Dewayne Beesley, Phillip Henderson, Jim Brooks and Tony Seales.

Thursday, January 15, 2015

Mrs. Mamie Ruth Lane

Mrs. Mamie Ruth Lane age 96, of Andalusia passed away Thursday, January 15, 2015 at Andalusia Regional.

A graveside service will be held 11:00 a.m., Saturday, January 17 , 2015 in the Andalusia Memorial cemetery with Keahey Funeral Home directing.  Rev. Fred Karthaus will be officiating. The family will receive friends one hour prior to service in the Keahey Funeral Home chapel.

Survivors, Sons, Ronnie ( Sandra ) Lane of Andalusia
Jerry ( Mary ) Lane of Niceville, Fl.
Daughter, Patricia Blanton of Andalusia
Grandchildren, Jennifer Reese, Jeff  Lane, Laura Lane,  Jill (Steven ) Prevett and
Nancy (Jeremy) Wilson
Great grandchildren, Peyton Prevett, Lane Prevett, Sarah Katherine Reese, Jack Wilson and Julianne Wilson

Mrs. Lane was preceded in death by her husband, Heskew Lane and her son in law, Jimmy Blanton.


Pallbearers, Lane Prevett, Jeremy Wilson, Jeff Lane, Winston Fletcher, Nathan Riddle and Steven Prevett.

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Mrs. Beulah M. Carrera

Mrs. Beulah M. Carrera age 96 of Andalusia passed away Monday, January 12, 2015 at Andalusia Regional.

Funeral services will be held at 3:00 p.m., Thursday, January 15, 2015 at Keahey Funeral Home Chapel. Rev. Ed Ganus will be officiating. Interment will follow in the Rawls Baptist Church Cemetery with Keahey Funeral Home directing. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service.  
Survivors,
Sons, Dale Lininger of Michigan
Roger ( Kathy ) Lininger of Dozier
Duane ( Jean ) Lininger of Dozier
Daughters, Sharon Lininger of Lancing, Michigan
11 Grandchildren
Numerous great grandchildren
Numerous great great grandchildren


Mrs. Carrera was preceded in death by her husbands, her oldest son Larrie Lininger and 2 grandchildren, Brian Lininger and Gail Richards


In leau of flowers, contributions can be made to the Philadelphia Baptist Church (108 Waits Drive, Andalusia, AL 36421)  or the Rawls Baptist Church (28776 Central Street, Andalusia, AL 36421).

Monday, January 5, 2015

Lt. Col. Grey Holt Edwards, Sr., USA Ret.

Lt. Col. Grey Holt Edwards, Sr., USA Ret.


 Lt. Col. Grey Holt Edwards, Sr., USA Ret., 92, of Holly Hill, husband of Margaret Maddox Edwards, died Tuesday, December 30, 2014 at his home.

   The funeral will be 2 p.m. Saturday, January 10, 2015 at the Liberty Home Baptist Church with Pastor Wayne Young officiating. Burial will follow in the Andalusia Memorial Cemetery with Keahey Funeral Home of Lockhart directing and full military honors at the cemetery.

   The family will receive friends at the church one hour before the service and following the service in the social hall.

   Lt. Col. Edwards was born in Perry, OK, a son of the late Walthal Winston Edwards and Annie Harris Edwards.  He was commissioned as an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School in January of 1945, and later graduated from Auburn University.  A decorated Army veteran, some of his military awards include the Silver Star, Legion of Merit, Bronze Star, Purple Heart, and the Army Commendation Medal.  Lt. Col. Edwards was a veteran of three wars, World War II, Korean, and Vietnam. 

   After retiring from the Army, he worked for Firestone Rubber Company in Monrovia, Liberia. After retiring from Firestone and upon moving to Holly Hill, SC he became actively involved in Hope Lutheran Church.  Lt. Col. Edwards, was a member and past-president of the Holly Hill Lions Club, member of the Tri-County Chamber of Commerce, and a former board member of the Regional Medical Center.

   Lt. Col Edwards was preceded in death by a brother, Davey L. “Sonny” Edwards and a son, John Winston Edwards.

   In addition to his wife, he is survived by sons, Grey H. Edwards, Jr. of Columbus, Ga., and Michael Allen (Kathy) Edwards of Atlanta; daughter-in-law, Laura Cranford Edwards of South Boston, VA; grandchildren, Melanie (Joe) O’Donnell of Charlottesville, VA, Lauren (David) Stalcup of Summerville, SC, Kate (Les) Hendricks of Easley, SC, Ann Cranford Edwards of South Boston, VA, Lindsay Grey Edwards, Kelsey Ryan Edwards, and Shelby Kate Edwards, all of Atlanta; great-grandchildren, Abby Eanes, Rebecca Eanes, Maren Grey Eanes, Beckett Michael Edwards, Connor Hendricks and Brynnan Hendricks.

   In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hope Lutheran Church PO Box 67, Vance, SC  29163.

Keahey Funeral Home of Lockhart will be assisting the family.  www.keaheyfuneralhome.com