Monday, September 29, 2014

Mr. Adrian Laverne Williams

Mr. Adrian Laverne Williams, age 91 of Louisville passed away Sunday, September 28, 2014 in a Dothan hospital.

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

Mrs. Nona Dean


Mrs. Nona Virginia Dean, age 80 of Red Level passed away Friday, September 26, 2014 at a Bonifay, Fl. Nursing facility.

 

Graveside services will be held 2:00p.m. Tuesday, September 30, 2014 at Stone Lake Gardens.  Rev. John Eiland will be officiating.  Keahey Funeral Home will be directing.

 
Mrs. Dean is Survivored by ,
Son, Rockford Dean of Red Level
Brother, Stan Runion of New Port, Fl.
Sister, Nancy Wade of Opp
Grandchild, Aaron Hunter Dean of Red Level

Sunday, September 21, 2014

Doreen A. Cobb


Mrs. Doreen Ann Cobb, age 53 of New Brockton passed away Saturday, September 20, 2014 at her residence.


Funeral services will be held 11:00 a.m., Thursday, September 25, 2014 in the Keahey Funeral Home Chapel. Rev. Robert Canant will be officiating. Burial will follow in the Old Bethel Cemetery with Keahey Funeral Home directing. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m., Wednesday, September 24, 2014 in the Keahey Funeral Home Chapel.

 
Survivors include,
Son, Bobbie ( Vickie ) Watson of Andalusia
Daughter, Ashley ( Lee ) Brewster of New Brockton
Brother, Dean Lawson of Andalusia
Sister, Nancy ( Jeff ) Herring of Daleville
Grandchildren, Brock Watson, Trenton Watson, Sierra Watson, Tiyler Watson, Erica Brewster, Katilynn Watson and Wesley Watson

 

Mrs. Cobb was preceded in death by her father, L.D. Lawson, mother, Susan Lawson, husband, Walter A. Cobb and brother Dougy Lawson.

Delano Arnold Donaldson

Mr. Delano Arnold Donaldson, age 67 of Elba passed away Saturday, September 20, 2014 at his residence.

A private memorial service will be at a later date and directed by Keahey Funeral Home of Andalusia.

Saturday, September 20, 2014

Ms. Kimberly Ashley Davis Savage

Ms. Kimberly Ashley Davis Savage, age 42 of Andalusia passed away Saturday, September 20, 2014 in the Andaluisa Hospital.

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.

Ms. Brandy Michelle Barner

Ms. Brandy Michelle Barner, age 40 of Andalusia passed away Saturday, September 20, 2014 in a Pensacola hospital.
A private memorial service will be held at a later date and directed by Keahey Funeral Home.

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Mr. Tommy Dean Modlin

 
Mr. Tommy Dean Modlin, age 60 of Opp passed away Tuesday, September 16, 2014 at his residence.

Funeral services will be held 10:00 a.m., Saturday, September 19, 2014 at the Keahey Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow in the Stone Lake Garden Cemetery with Keahey Funeral Home directing. Family will receive friends one hour prior to service in the Keahey Funeral Home Chapel.
 
 

Thursday, September 11, 2014

Mr. Thomas Jefferson Calhoun


Mr. Thomas Jefferson Calhoun Jr., age 72 of Andalusia passed away Wednesday, September 10, 2014 at Andalusia Manor.

 Graveside services were held at the National Cemetery in Pensacola, Fl and was directed by Keahey Funeral Home.

Dr. Dana King-Smith

Dr. Dana King-Smith, a resident of Headland, died Wednesday afternoon, September 10, 2014, in a Dothan hospital. She was 36.

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

Mr. Dwight Lucas




Mr. Dwight Lucas, age 67 of McKenzie passed away Tuesday, September 9, 2014 at his residence.

 

Funeral services will be held 10:00 a.m., Thursday, September 11, 2014 in the Brooks Baptist Church. Rev. Ronald Davis and Rev. Keith Parker will be officiating. Special music will be provided by Terry Faust, Dale Lucas, Kayla Gorum and Anita Kervin. Interment will follow in the Brooks Baptist Church Cemetery with Keahey Funeral Home directing. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m., Wednesday, September 10, 2014 in the Keahey Funeral Home chapel.

 

Survivors,

Wife, Elaine Lucas of McKenzie

Mother, Evie Lucas of McKenzie

Son, Shep ( Christal ) Lucas of McKenzie

Daughter, Lisa ( John ) Thomas of Andalusia

Brother, Allen ( Jana ) Lucas of McKenzie

Grandchildren, Luke Thomas, Payton Thomas and Dale Lucas.

 

Mr. Lucas was preceded in death by his father, Walter Lucas.

 

Pallbearers, Jay Reeves, Shane Reeves, Ricky Reeves, Nathan Adams, Dougie Hallford, Wilson Eady, Kenny Cartwright and Ken Reeves.

 

Honorary Pallbearers, Men of Brooks Baptist Church and special friends.

 

 

In leau of flowers, contributions can be made to Comfort Care Hospice or American Cancer Society.