Thursday, February 11, 2016

Mr. Marcus Ballard

Mr. Marcus Ballard, age 73, of Andalusia passed away Wednesday, February 10, 2016 in the Mobile Infirmary Hospital.  Funeral services for Mr. Marcus Ballard will be 2 p.m. Saturday, February 13, 2016 at Keahey Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Frankie McVay officiating.  Interment will follow at the Andalusia Memorial Cemetery with Keahey Funeral Home directing.  The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at Keahey Funeral Home.
Mr. Ballard retired from the City of Andalusia.

Survivors:
Son, Mark "Bubba" Ballard of Troy
Daughter, Lyn Thurman (Brad Warren) of Enterprise
Sister, Virginia Brawner of Andalusia
Grandchildren:  Kala (Brad) Lee, Sandy "Bobo" McVay, Heather (Shawn) Hublar, Allen Ballard, Joseph (Stephanie) Ballard, Chloe Ballard, Patrick Ballard, and Zachary, and nine great grandchildren

Mr. Ballard was preceded in death by his parents Elijah and Grace Sowell Ballard; daughter, Tracy Michelle "Missy" Ballard in 2008; and his wife, Annie Ruth Kennedy Ballard in 2015.

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

SMSGT United States Air Force Retired Angus W. Strickland

SMSGT United States Air Force Retired Angus W. Strickland, age 84, of Troy passed away Monday, February 8, 2016 in a Troy hospital.

A graveside service will be held 1:00 p.m., Saturday, February 13, 2016, in the Pine Level Baptist Church cemetery with full military honors and Rev. Tim Callaway officiating. The family will receive friends from 11:00 - 12:30 p.m., Saturday, February 13, 2016, in the Keahey Funeral Home of Clio prior to service with Keahey Funeral Home directing.

Survivors,
Sons, Jeffrey ( Pamela ) Strickland of Troy, AL.
Larry ( Tracy ) Strickland of Dothan, AL.
Daughter, Susan Strickland Benson of Nashville, TN.
Brother, Marcus Strickland of Texasville, AL.
Grandchildren, Emma Grace Strickland and Anthony Strickland
Great granddaughter, Addison Strickland


Mr. Strickland was preceded in death by his wife, Emma Allene Strickland.

Monday, February 8, 2016

Mr. Bubba Williams

Mr. Bubba Williams age 37, of Skipperville passed away Sunday, February 7, 2016 at his residence.

Funeral services for Mr. Bubba will be held 1:00 p.m., Tuesday, February 9, 2016 in the Emmanuel Baptist Church in Elamville.  Rev. Orlando Buck, Rev. Mike Whitman and Rev. Scott Moffit will be officiating. Burial will follow in the Concord Congregational Methodist Church cemetery with Keahey Funeral Home directing.  The family will receive friends from 11:00 a.m. until the time of service at the church. At other times the family will receive friends at this residence: 348 County Road 301 Ariton, Al.

Survivors,
Wife, Kristin Williams of Skipperville, Al.
Mother, Bonnie ( Fred Walker ) German of Ozark
Sons, Justin Pennington of Ozark
Landon Poole of Dothan
Daughters, Anna-Grace Williams of Skipperville
April Pennington of Ozark
Brothers, Chris Garner of Montgomery
Tony ( Samantha ) Williams of Ozark
Ronnie German of North Carolina
Brandon German of North Carolina
Blake German of Ozark
Sisters, Cathy Johnson of Ozark
Stephanie Simaton of Ozark
Father in law, Mike ( Nicky ) Willis of Skipperville
Mother in law, Shannon Pelham of Clio

Many nieces and nephews

Friday, February 5, 2016

Mrs. Shirley Jean Charlton

Mrs. Shirley Jean Charlton age 64, of Dozier passed away Thursday, February 4, 2016 at her residence.

Funeral services will be held 2:00 p.m., Sunday, February 7, 2016 in the Keahey Funeral Home chapel with Rev. Jay Driver and Rev. Benjy Wilson officiating.  Burial will follow in the Good News Chapel cemetery with Keahey Funeral Home directing.  The family will receive friends from 5:00-7:00 p.m., Saturday, February 6, 2016 at the funeral home.

Survivors,
Husband, Frank Charlton, Jr. of Dozier
Children, Scott ( Amanda ) Charlton of Rosehill
Mark ( Chandra ) Charlton of Opp
Danny ( April ) Charlton of Chattanooga, Tn.
Keith ( Stacey ) Charlton of Andalusia
Melinda ( David ) Farley of Rosehill
Brother, Thomas Wayne Mullins of Huntsville  
Sister, Melissa Barton of Andalusia
14 Grandchildren
12 Great grandchildren


Mrs. Charlton was preceded in death by her daughter, Cynthia Lynn Charlton Williams, her father, Fred Mullins and her mother, Evelyn Smith.

Thursday, January 28, 2016

Mrs. Judy Hensley

Mrs. Judy Hensley age 66, of Opp passed away Thursday, January 28, 2016 at her residence after a brief illness.

Funeral services will be held 10:00 a.m., Saturday, January 30, 2016 in the Keahey Funeral Home chapel with Rev. Ed Ganus officiating. Interment will follow in the Harmony Cemetery with Keahey Funeral Home directing. The family will receive friends from 6:00-8:00 p.m., Friday, January 29, 2016 in the chapel.

Survivors,
Husband, William Junior Hensley of Opp
Sons, Danny Mock of Opp
David ( Lori ) Mock of Dothan
Steve ( Kelly ) Hensley of Opp
Daughtes, Sandra ( David ) Calhoun of Opp
Michelle ( Bean ) Bryant of South Carolina
Brother, Odis Ray ( Reda ) Gunter of Gantt
Sister, Janice ( Don) Hartman of Loxley, Al.
Grandchildren, Angel, Savannah, Ryan, Scoot, Ramsey, Keegan, Melanie, Jason, Ryan, Cody, Jacob, Dakota, Hannah and Justin.
Great grandchildren, John, Aiden, Bonnie, Naomi, Serenity, A.J., Lenley, Jay and Christian.

Mrs. Judy Hensley was preceded in death by her parents, Floyd and Nannie Gunter and brother, Emmett Gunter.


Mr. Wendle Mitchell

Mr. Wendle Mitchell age 83, of Andalusia passed away Monday, January 25, 2016 at Andalusia Regional.

A graveside memorial service will be held 11:00 a.m., Friday, January 29, 2016 at Riverfalls Cemetery with Rev. Durwood Cleland officiating and Keahey Funeral Home directing.


Survivors,
Son, Patrick ( Cheryl ) Mitchell of Ft. Walton
Daughters,Mary Catherine Mitchell of Somersworth, N.H.
Maureen ( Erich ) Schwab of San Antonio, Tx.
Kathleen ( Craig ) Cram of Somersworth, N.H.
Brother, Havaerd ( Jeainie ) Mitchell of Tallassee, Al.
Sisters, Katherine Thomas of Andalusia
Joyce ( Bob ) Lynch of Riverfalls, Al.

5 Grandchildren

Wednesday, January 20, 2016

Ms. Jennifer Lynne Driskell



Ms. Jennifer Lynne Driskell, age 49 of Troy passed away Tuesday, January 19, 2016 in the Troy hospital.

Funeral services will be held 3 p.m., Saturday, January 23, 2016 in the Salem Baptist Church in Brundidge.

Rev. Chad Manion and Pastor Jimmy Helms will officiate. The family will receive friends at the church two hours prior to services. Keahey Funeral Home of Clio will be handling services.

She worked in her father’s business, Driskell Auto Parts in Brundidge for many years.

Survivors include her daughter, Jenna (Matt) Mays of Troy

Brothers, Jim (Rhonda) Driskell of Clover, South Carolina

Jimmy (Sarah) Farmer of Ohio

 Sisters, Laura Driskell of Rockhill, South Carolina

Dawn (Eddie) Overbey of Ohio

Nieces, Madison Seigle, Lyndsie Seigle, Allison Overbey, Teagan Farmer, McKenna Farmer

She was preceded in death by her parents, Chester and Virginia Driskell and James Lawrence Farmer, Jr.

Mr. Thomas Evans Mathews


Mr. Thomas Evans Mathews, age 62, of Dozier passed away Tuesday, January 19, 2016 at his residence.

 

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

 

He worked most of his life as a superintendent with W.S. Newell Road Construction Company and was a member of Babbie Baptist Church.

 

Survivors,

Wife, Pat Mathews of Dozier

 

Mr. Mathews was preceded in death by his parents, Robert and Maggie Mathews and his sister, O’Donice Gray.

Monday, January 18, 2016

Mr. Anthony Hollis " Tony" Brown


Mr. Anthony Hollis Brown age 68, of Andalusia passed away Friday, January 15, 2016 at Baptist Hospital in Pensacola.

A memorial service will be held 11:00 a.m., Friday, January 22, 2016 in the Antioch Congregational Church. Private interment on family property.  Rev. Benji Jordan will be officiating. Keahey Funeral Home will be directing.

Survivors,

Wife, Rebecca Brown of Andalusia

Sons, Clay ( Amy ) Brown of Andalusia

Monty Kirkland of Andalusia

David ( Leila ) Kirkland of Andalusia

Tony ( Flilica ) Kirkland of Pratville

Daughters, Gena Thomas of Enterprise

Kimberly Kinsman of Andalusia

Brothers, Lee Brown of Opp

Bill Brown of Dothan

Sister, Marlene Willis of Elba

Numerous grandchildren

1 Great grandchild

Numerous nieces and nephews

Mr. Brown was preceded in death by his son in 1994, Christopher Brown and by his infant child, Michael Brown.