Friday, December 19, 2014

Mr. Mack Peel


Mr. Mack Peel, age 87 of Louisville passed Friday, December 19, 2014 at Flowers Hospital. Funeral services will be held 2:00 p.m., Monday, December 22, 2014 at the Lousiville Baptist Church. Rev. Robert Baker will officiate. Interment will follow in the Louisville City Cemetery. The family will receive friends one hour prior to services at the church.

Survivors include,
Daughters, Barbara and Bill Scroggins of Clayton
Michelle and Jerry Stephenson of Dothan
Mother-in-law Grace Gulledge of Eufaula
Sisters, Virginia Fountain of Dothan
Jeanette Marrow of Graceville, FL
Betty McGilvray of Troy
Grandchildren, Bill Scroggins Jr., Julie (Mark) Andrew, Kristi Stephenson, Cole (Michelle) Stephenson
Great Grandchildren, Lindsey, Will, Chelsea, Bailey, Hunter, Scotlyn
Sister-in-law, Carolyn (Marvin) Craftton
Jean Peel
Mr. Peel was preceded in death by his wife Julia Christine Peel, brothers, Eugene Peel and Thomas Peel.
Mr. Peel was chairman of the Barbour County Hospital Board, was a past Barbour County Commissioner, and past president and director GFA Peanut Association. He was a farmer up until the time of his passing.

Jim L. Thrash


 
Jim L. Thrash, age 68 of Brundidge passed away at his home on Thursday, December 18, 2014.

Visitation for Mr. Thrash will be Sunday, December 21, 2014 from 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm at Thrash-Keahey Funeral Home in Brundidge with Graveside services to follow at 2:30 pm at Lakeview Cemetery in Brundidge with Reverend Kenneth Andrews officiating.

Mr. Thrash is survived by:

His son Chad Thrash and his mother, Judy

A special friend, Joyce Turner

A brother, Bob Thrash (Jane)

A niece, Amy Thrash Wilson (Mark)

A great niece, Abigail Cassidy Wilson

Several other relatives and close friends.

Mr. Thrash was preceded in death by his parents, Agnes and Reynolds Thrash.

Mr. Thrash retired from the State Highway Department with 32 years of service. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and looking after his cattle.

Pallbearers will be Don Renfroe, Don Thrash Jr., Max Seay, Robert Bullock, Steve Andrews and Mike Wilson.

Services are under the direction of Thrash-Keahey Funeral Home of Brundidge.

Ms. Amanda Lee Lang


Ms. Amanda Lee Lang, age 28 of Niceville, Fl. passed away Thursday, December 18, 2014 at Sacred Heart as a result of an automobile accident.

 

Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Keahey Funeral Home of Lockhart.

Thursday, December 18, 2014

Mrs. Minnie Etta Wilson


Mrs. Minnie Etta Wilson age 95 of Andalusia passed away Wednesday, December 18, 2014 at Andalusia Manor.

 

Funeral services will be held 11:00 a.m., Saturday, December 20, 2014 in the Keahey Funeral Home chapel. Rev. Bobby Morgan and Rev. Wayne Sharpe will be officiating.  Interment will follow in the Enon Baptist Church cemetery with Keahey Funeral Home directing. Family will receive friends one hour prior to services.

 

Survivors,

Sister in law, Louise Harrell of Andalusia

Many nieces and nephews

Pallbearers, Alfred Harrell, Warren Harrell, Robert Harrell, Larry Harrell, Jerry Harrell and Donald Wilson.

Mrs. Wilson was preceded in death by her husband, Marlin Wilson.

Mrs. Minnie Etta Wilson was the last surviving member of the Green Harrell Sr. family.

Flowers will be accepted or contributions can be made to the charity of one’s choice.

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Mrs. Margaret E. Stafford



Mrs. Margaret Easterling Stafford, age 85 of Dothan passed away Wednesday, December 17, 2014 at the Oakview Manor Health Care Center in Ozark.

Funeral services will be held 3:00 p.m., Sunday, December 21, 2014 at Keahey Funeral Home Chapel of Clio. Rev. Randy Adams will be officiating. The eulogy will be given by her son in law, Ray Riego. Burial will follow in the Sykes Creek Baptist Church cemetery with Keahey Funeral Home of Clio directing. The family will receive friends one hour prior to service.

Survivors,

Son and daughter in law, Billy and Phyllis Stafford of Blountsville, Al

Daughter and son in law, Maria Stafford and Ray Riego of Dothan

Sister, Nell Price of Louisville

Brother and sister in law, Miles and Emma Jessi Easterling of Clio

Four Grandchildren, Miles Stafford, Lindsey (Todd) Davis, Brett Smith and Sissi (Brad) Addison

Two Step Grandchildren, Jennifer (Brian) Jacobson and Melanie (Lance) Sponsler

Great Grandchildren, Jackson Davis, Brooks Addison and Josie Davis

Step Great Grandchildren, Grant Calhoun and Barron Jacobson

Mrs. Stafford was preceded in death by her husband, Willie B. Stafford, Sister, Louise Easterling Bell and brother-in-law, Durwood Price.

Flowers will be accepted or contributions can be made to a children’s charity of one’s choice.

The family wishes to thank everyone at Oakveiw Manor for loving our Big. Special caretakers, Arlene, Gayle, Cat, Martha, Darlene, and Ruthie.

  

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Mr. Michael Bryant





Mr. Michael Leroy Bryant age 65 of Elba passed away Tuesday, December 16, 2014 at the Southeast Alabama Medical Center.

Funeral services will be held 11:00 a.m., Friday, December 19, 2014 at Elba First Assembly of God. Rev. Roderick Rider Sr. will be officiating. The family will receive friends one hour prior to service.

Survivors,

Special Friend, Celia Allen

Son, Roderick ( Brenda ) Rider of Elba

Daughters, Robin ( Rick )  Patton of Illinois

Roberta ( Troy ) Gideon of Elba

Michelle ( John ) Elder of Ozark

Dezra King of Elba

Jeanice Allen of Elba

Sisters, Beulah Henson of Illinois

Mary ( Bob ) Middleton of Illinois

Shirrley Shive of Illinois

Geraldine Bryant of Illinois

9 Grandchildren

6 Great grandchildren

Mr. Bryant was preceded in death by his brother, Jim Bryant.
 
 

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Mrs. Beth Bledsoe

Mrs. Beth Bledsoe age 61 of Louisville passed away TuesdayDecember 9, 2014 at her residence in Louisville, Al.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m., FridayDecember 12, 2014 at the Louisville Baptist Church. Dr. Bob Pemberton and Rev. Kerry Mitchell will be officiating. Interment will follow in the Louisville City Cemetery.  The family will receive friends at 1:00 p.m., FridayDecember 12, 2014 at the church until the time of the service.
Survivors,
Husband, Donald Farron Bledsoe of Louisville
Father, Rev. R.C. Belcher of Louisville
Mother, Bobbie Hamm Belcher of Louisville
Daughters, Elizabeth (Kerry) Mitchell of Enterprise
Brittany (Jeremy) Simmons of Nashville, Tn.
Tiffany (Phillip) Napper of Louisville
Jilleyn Bledsoe of Atlanta
Grandchildren, Landon Ivey, Victoria Napper, Ruth Anne Mitchell, Hannah Mitchell and Silas Mitchell.
Pallbearers, Edward Miller, James Miller, Scott Hudspeth, Mack Hamm, Phillip Napper and Duane Hamm.
In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to the Lottie Moon Christmas offering in care of Louisville Baptist Church.

Mrs. Leisa Dutcher

Mrs. Leisa A. Dutcher age 46 of Elba passed away Wednesday, December 10, 2014 at her residence.

Funeral services will be held 3 p.m., Saturday, December 13, 2014 at the Keahey Funeral Home Chapel.
Pastor Eric Bates will officiate. Interment will follow in the Sedan City Cemetery in Sedan, Kansas. Family will receive friends one hour prior to the service.

Survivors include:
Husband, Shawn Dutcher
Mother, Audrey Liddiard
Sons, Najee, Matthew, Mark and Nikolas
Daughters, Jennifer, Maria, Susan, Amber, Amanda and Ashley
Sisters, Denise Rainer, Teresa Peet, and Waneta Liddiard
Grandchildren, Jayden, Jacob, Miles, MacKenzie, Neviah, Jaiden, Za’Mya, Jayla, and Gabriel
Nieces and Nephews, Robert, Victoria, Michele, Jessica, Christopher, Cameron, Kayla, Kurtis, Kristen and Khloe
Mrs. Dutcher is preceded in death by her father, Ted Liddiard and her brother, Trent Anthony.

Tuesday, December 9, 2014

Mr. Robert "Buddy" Cox

Mr. Robert “Buddy” Cox age 84 of Clio passed away Tuesday, December 9, 2014 at
his residence.

Funeral services will be held 11:00 a.m., Friday, December 12, 2014 at the Pea River Presbyterian Church.  Interment will follow in the Pea River Presbyterian Church cemetery.  Family will receive friends from  6:00-8:00 p.m., Thursday, December 11, 2014. Mr. Cox will lie in state one hour prior to the service at the church.
Rev. Randy Adams, Rev. Kenneth Earles and Rev. Winford Gulledge will officiate.
Special music will be provided by Lemond Littlefield and Beth Dansby
Mr. “Buddy” Cox with his wife, the late Wanara Gulledge Cox owned and operated Cox Grocery for 47 years. Their store, which was located next door to their home, was one of the largest suppliers of bait and tackle, hunting supplies, tires, automotive parts and groceries in the area.  One day, Mrs. Cox fell and broke her hip while working at the store, and on that day, they both retired and never reopened the business.  Mr. Cox served a brief term with the Clio City Counsel and had farmed prior to opening the store.
Survivors include
Son and daughter-in-law, Robert F. & Cathy  Cox of Clio
Grandson, Thomas Cox of Clio
Sisters, Sheree Littlefield, Alice (Roger) Simmons and Brenda (Mark) Barbaree
Brothers, Herod (Jane) Brown, Woody (Miriam) Brown and Larry (Shelia) Brown
Numerous nieces and nephews
Special caregiver, Sherry Vaughn
Serving as pallbearers, Bruce Robinson, Steve Brown, Sandy Hansen, John Shehane, Marty Rhodes, Roger Senn
Honorary pallbearer is Thomas Cox.

Mr. Cox was preceded in death by his wife, Wanara Gulledge Cox, mother, Una Cox Brown, sisters, Annette Brown Gulledge and Wannie Ellis and brothers, Billy Cox and Dwan Brown.

Mr. Robert F. Missildine, Jr.

Mr. Robert F. Missildine, Jr. age 65 of Opp passed away Monday, December 8, 2014 at Mizell Memorial.

A private memorial service will be held by the family.  Keahey Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Survivors,
Father, Robert F. Missildine, Sr.
Daughters, Joye ( Justin ) Mitchell, Rose Hill
Nancy Kelley, Dozier, Al.
Cindy ( Chad ) Moseley, Rose Hill
Brothers, William ( Dorthy)  Missildine, Andalusia
Melvin ( Shirley ) Missildine, Plant City, Fl.
Step brother, Benny Edgar
Step sister, Ruby Morgan, Andalusia
Grandchildren,  Trey Hudson, Brett Kelley, Jacy Kelley, Shawn Catrett and Austin Catrett

Great grandchild, Bree Hudson

Monday, December 8, 2014

Mr. Paul Leighton Bush

Mr. Paul Leighton Bush age 68 of Birmingham formerly of Andalusia passed away at the University of Alabama Birmingham.
Funeral Services will be held 2:00 p.m., Thursday, December 11, 2014 in the Keahey Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will follow in the Sanford Baptist Church cemetery. The family will receive friends one hour prior to service.
Survivors,
Sons, Steve Bush of Birmingham
John Paul Bush of Birmingham
Daughter, Stephanie Young of Birmingham
4 grandchildren


Mr. Bush was preceded in death by his brother Richard Bush.