Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Mrs. Melinda Weed Denny

Mrs. Melinda Weed Denny, age 49 of Andalusia passed away Monday, July 22, 2014 at Sacred Heart Hospital.

Funeral services will be held 2:00 p.m., Friday July 25, 2014 in the Keahey Funeral Home Chapel. Rev. Robert Canant will officiate.

The family will receive friends one hour prior to services at the funeral home.

Survivors include,
Husband, Wilbert Darrell Denny of Andalusia
Mother, Carolyn Starnes Weed, of Andalusia
Daughters, Kayla Nichole (Justin) Dewrell of Andalusia
Jessica Denny, of Andalusia
Step-Son, Nolan (Brittany) Denny, of Andalusia
Step- Daughters, Shana (Blake) Kervin, of Andalusia
Miranda Leann Denny, of Greenville
Brothers, Jon (Beth) Weed of Andalusia
Grandchildren, Taylor Rae McKenzie, Brynnleigh Diane Worley, Hunter Blake Stinson, Houston Adam Kervin Jr., and Maddilyn Grace Denny.

Mrs. Denny was preceded in death by Father, Johnny Mack Weed.

Monday, July 21, 2014

Mrs. Mattie Eva McCoy




Mrs. Mattie Eva McCoy, age 77 of Red Level passed away Sunday, July 20, 2014 at her residence.

Funeral services will be held 11:00 a.m., Wednesday July 23, 2014 in the Keahey Funeral Home Chapel. Bro. Frankie McVay will officiate. Interment will follow in the Fairmount Baptist Church Cemetery with Keahey Funeral Home directing. The family will receive friends from 6:00-8:00 p.m., Tuesday July 22, 2014.

Survivors include,
Sons, Buddy ( Demea ) Mercer of Highland Home
Quint ( Katie ) McCoy of Campbellton, Fl.
Craig ( Kristi ) Mercer of Perdido, Al
Daughters, Cathy ( Robert ) Alexander of Hebersprings, Ark.
Faye ( Shawn ) Fields of Red Level

Mrs. McCoy was preceded in death by her husband, Amos E. McCoy, parents, Huey Jenkins Ingram and Elmer Coulliette Ingram and her brother, George Ingram.

Serving as active pallbearers Buddy Mercer, Quint McCoy, Craig Mercer, Scott Hall, Teddy McGinty, Kenneth Blackburn.

Honorary pallbearer, Richard Marler and Jamie Simmons

Sunday, July 20, 2014

Mr. Oyed C. McLendon

 
 
 
 
Mr. Oyed C. McLendon, age 79 of Louisville passed away Saturday, July 19, 2014 in the Dale Medical Center.
Funeral services will be held 2 p.m., Monday at the Louisville Baptist Church. Rev. Don Highland will officiate. Burial will follow in Louisville City Cemetery with Keahey Funeral Home of Clio directing.
The family will receive friends at the church one hour prior to services.
Survivors include his wife, Sara McLendon, Louisville
Daughters, Judy (David) Vinson, Prattville
Jonie (Jason) Nixon, Dothan
Grandchildren, Allen (Shannon) Vinson, Angela (Justin) Matheny, Presley Nixon, Madison Nixon.
Great Grandchildren, Tripp Vinson, Farrar Mae Vinson and Dominic Matheny.
Brother, Eugene (Mildred) McLendon, Clio
Sister, Sara (John) Popp, Dothan
Sister-in-law, Cheyenne McLendon, South Carolina
Mr. McLendon was preceded in death by his father, Milton McLendon, his mother, Lois Dansby, sisters, Sybil Adkinson and Lanell Teal and brother, Darryl McLendon.
Serving as pallbearers, Allen Vinson, Justin Matheny, Jeffery Dykes, Larry Dykes, Shane Teal, Jeremy Hagler.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Louisville City Cemetery or to the charity of ones choice.

Tuesday, July 8, 2014

Ayden Charles Stokes

Ayden Charles Stokes, age 5 of Headland formerly of Andalusia, passed away from a lengthy illness, Monday, July 7, 2014 at Children’s Hospital.

Funeral services will be held 2:00 p.m., Thursday July 10, 2014 at Salem Baptist Church. Rev. Robert Bradley will officiate. Interment will follow in the Salem Baptist Church Cemetery with Keahey Funeral Home directing. The family will receive friends one hour prior to services at the church.

Survivors include,
Father, Charles Stokes, Andalusia
Grandparents, Todd and Sandra Carr, Headland
Grandfather, Chuck Stokes
Great Grandmother, Marie Pate, Andalusia
Great Grandmother, Angie Stokes
Great Grandparents, Ken and Judy Carr, Andalusia
Aunts, Erica Bullard, Andalusia
Lindsey and Tanner Carroll, Destin
Megan Stokes
Heather Stokes
Astin Carr, Headland
Great Aunt, Ashley and Randy Edson, Andalusia
Amanda Owen, Biloxi
Great Uncle, Hinton Pate, Andalusia
Numerous Cousins


Serving as active pallbearers Hilton Pate, Gary Wayne Pate,
Caleb Owen, and Tony Pate.

Honorary pallbearer, Taylor “Toot” Jowers.




Flowers will be accepted or contributions maybe made to the final expense fund at Keahey Funeral Home.




Wednesday, July 2, 2014

Mr. William Harvey Moore Sr.

William Harvey “Bill” Moore, Sr., 83 of Andalusia passed away Tuesday, July 2nd, 2014 at his residence on Antioch Road.

Funeral services will be held graveside 11 am Monday, July 7, 2014 at Andalusia Memorial Cemetery, Rev. Billy Boles officiating. Visitation for family and friends will be 6-8 pm Sunday July 6th at Keahey Funeral Home in Andalusia.

Pallbearers will be Jeffrey M. Moore, Jr., Charles Jackson Moore, Jeremy D. Morgan, Thomas L. Moore, Jr., Col. John M. Kidd and Clay Barfield. Honorary pallbearers are Bill’s Sunday School class at Lake Talquin Baptist Church, his cousin Andrew Moore and good friends Bill Goode and Wayne Granberry. Bill was born February 5th, 1931 at his Grandfather Harvey C. Moore’s home on Seegars Sreet in Andalusia. His parents were Dewey C. Moore, Sr. and Bonice Leonard Moore. He spent his boyhood working on his fathers dairy farm on the Conecuh River. He attended East Three Notch and Church Street elementary schools. He graduated from Andalusia High School in 1949. While at Andalusia High School, Bill played 4 years on the football team.

In the fall of 1949, Bill entered the Alabama Polytechnic Institute (Auburn University). In 1951 during the Korean Conflict, Bill joined the United States Air Force attaining the rank of Staff Sergeant by the time he mustered out. While stationed at Brookley Air Base in Mobile, he met the love of his life, Hilda Faust. They married on March 18th, 1954. He once again enrolled at API under the GI Bill. He graduated in 1956 with a degree in Entomology. He put his degree to good use as he immediately went to work for the United States Department of Agriculture’s Plant Protection and Quarantine.

Over his 30 year career with the PPQ, Bill worked in Mobile, AL, Baton Rouge, LA, New Orleans, LA, Hyattsville, MD and Brownsville, TX. He rose from Inspector to Regional Director of the South Central Region APHIS PPQ. At the time of his retirement he was a member of the United States Government’s Senior Executive Service.

Bill and Hilda retired on the banks of Lake Talquin near Quincy, FL.. He and his oldest son Bill Jr. enjoyed many hours together trying to out fish each other in search of the large mouth bass. He also enjoyed gardening and woodworking and spending time with his grandkids. He was a member of the Lake Talquin Baptist Church where he served as a Deacon. Bill and Hilda moved back to Andalusia in the summer of 2013 to be closer to their two sons. Declining health prevented Bill from getting involved in things in Andalusia but he was glad to have made the move.

He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Hilda F. Moore. Brother Thomas L. (Carolyn) Moore, Sr. of Lee, FL. Daughter Janet Moore (Col. John) Kidd of Holly Springs, GA. Son William H. Moore, Jr. of Babbie and son Jeffrey M. (Beverly) Moore, Sr. of Andalusia.

Grandchildren Marianne (Jeremy) Morgan, Jeffrey Moore, Jr., Amanda Kidd, Daniel Kidd, Jackson Moore and Great Granddaughter Leah Kate Morgan.

He was preceded in death by his parents Dewey C. and Bonice L. Moore and his older brother, Dr. Dewey C. “Skeeter” Moore, Jr.

In leau of flowers, contributions can be made to the Marcus Autism Center (
www.marcus.org) in honor of Bill’s grandson, Daniel Kidd.

Tuesday, July 1, 2014

Mr. Grover Gunter


Mr. Grover Gunter, age 77 of Andalusia passed away Tuesday, July 1, 2014 at Andalusia Regional.


Funeral services will be held 10:00 a.m., Thursday, July 3, 2014 at Keahey Funeral Home Chapel. Rev. Greg Cotter will officiate. Interment will follow in the Harmony Baptist Church Cemetery with Keahey Funeral Home directing. The family will receive friends 6:00- 8:00 p.m., Wednesday, July 2, 2014 at the Keahey Funeral Home Chapel.

Survivors,

Wife, Geraldine Gunter

Son, Grover H. Gunter Jr.

Daughter in law, Carri A. Gunter

Son, Harvey Leslie ( PeeWee) Gunter

Daughter in law, Laura L. Gunter

Brother, Harvey M. ( Buddy ) Gunter

11 Grandchildren

8 Great grandchildren

Mr. Gunter was preceded in death by his parents, Harvey & Nola Gunter and sisters, Ruby Tucker and Betty Jackson.

Evelyn Augusta Mitchell

Mrs. Evelyn Augusta Mitchell, age 89 of Andalusia passed away

Monday, June 30, 2014.

Funeral services will be held 2:00 p.m., Thursday, July 3, 2014 at Keahey Funeral Home Chapel. Rev. Larry Smith will officiate. Interment will follow in the Sweet Home Baptist Church Cemetery with Keahey Funeral Home directing. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service.

Evelyn August Mitchell, loving wife of James Cantie Mitchell of McKenzie, Al., departed this world on June 30, 2014. She leaves behind a loving sister, Geraldine Rhodes of Foley, Al., two sons, James Mitchell ( Carolyn) of Fairhope, Al., Jerry Mitchell ( Francis ) of Montgomery, Al., four grandsons, Earnest Mitchell ( Amanda ) of Daphne, Al., J. Christopher Mitchell ( Melody ) of Fairhope, Al. and John Mitchell

( Angie ) of Wetumpka, Al. She has gone to be with her grandson, Stephen Mitchell in Heaven. She leaves five great grandchildren, Andrew, Matthew, Liberty, Ramsey and Alex. There was never a more loving wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother. We will miss her until the day we join her in heaven.

Sunday, June 29, 2014

Mrs. Malvin Owens

Mrs. Malvin Owens, age 101 of Andalusia passed away June 28, 2014 at Parkwood Heathcare.

Funeral Services will be held 1:00p.m., Wedesday, July 2, 2014 at the Keahey Funeral Home Chapel. Durwood Cleland will officiate. Interment will follow at the Mt. Gilead Baptist church cemetery with Keahey Funeral Home directing. The family will receive friends from 6:00-8:00 p.m., Tuesday, July 1, 2014 at the Keahey Funeral Home Chapel.

Survivors,

Grandchildren, Donald ( Kathy ) Plott of Opelika

Lisa ( Steve ) Baughman of Opelika

Great grandchildren, Jerry ( Erica ) Plott, Christina Bishop,

David ( Krista ) Pope and Bryan ( Hannah ) Price

5 Great great grandchildren

Mrs. Malvin Owns was preceded in death by her spouse Douglas Owens and her daughter Retha Plott

Ms. Marian Putt

Ms. Marian Putt, age 91 of Andalusia passed away Saturday, June 28, 2014.
Private memorial services will be held by Keahey Funeral Home.

Mr. James B. Morton


 

 

     James Bryan Morton   
1922-2014
James Bryan Morton of Clio, Alabama passed away on Sunday, June 29th at his home. He was 91. Funeral services will be held 11:00 a.m. Wednesday July 2, 2014 at Keahey Funeral Home Chapel in Clio. Interment will follow in the Pea River Presbyterian Church Cemetery with Keahey Funeral Home directing. The family will receive friends one hour prior to services at the funeral home.
Mr. Morton was preceded in death by his parents Fred and Marie Morton of New Bern, N.C., and the love of his life, Sara B. Morton of Clio, Alabama, brother Albert Morton of
New Bern, sister Joyce Johnson of Cape Carter, N.C. He is survived by his brother Dalton Morton of Rhems, N.C., sister Exie Gullion of Morehead City, N.C., and special nephew Leonard Johnson of Cape Carter, N.C. and a host of other nieces and nephews. He retired as a MetLife Insurance agent and had a true passion for helping others. He loved to hunt and fish and enjoyed the outdoors. He will be truly missed by all who knew him. A true southern gentleman and loving husband.
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