Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Mrs. Doris M. Cannon

Mrs. Doris M. Cannon age 78 of Enterprise passed away Saturday, August 30, 2014.
Funeral arrangements will be announced by Keahey Funeral Home of Lockhart.

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Mr. Marion Creel

Mr. Marion Preston Creel age 103 of Andalusia passed away Tuesday, August 26, 2014 at Luverne Health and Rehab.

Funeral services will be held 1:00 p.m., Friday, August 29, 2014 at the Keahey Funeral Home chapel. Interment will follow in the Antioch Congregational Church cemetery with Keahey Funeral Home directing. The family will receive friends from 6:00-8:00 p.m., Thursday, August 28, 2014 at the Keahey Funeral Home Chapel.

 

Survivors include,

Sons, Charles ( Evelyn ) Creel and Cecil Creel

Grandchildren, Paul ( Sally ) Creel

David ( Peggy ) Creel

John ( Libby ) Creel

Susie ( Rob ) Carter

Trisha Creel and Shawna Creel

Great grandchildren, Heather ( Scott ) Fricker

Austin ( Haley ) Creel

Kelly ( Matt ) Griffith

Cory Knight, Isaiah Knight, Jordae Jones, Ethan Griffin and

Chelsea Carter

Great great grandchildren, Shelby Little, Katlyn Fricker, Addison Griffith and Avery Griffith

Adopted daughter, Mary Harwell

5 Step great grandchildren

10 Step great great grandchildren

Mr. Creel was preceded in death by his wife, Myrtie Creel and daughter-in-law Nelda Creel.

Mrs. Patsy Faulk Pouncey

Mrs. Patsy Faulk Pouncey passed away on Tuesday, August 26, 2014 at the age of 63. She was preceded in death by her mother, Rosa Mae Gulledge Geisler Faulk, who passed away of pancreatic cancer on December 6, 1991 and her father, Robert Henry Faulk, who passed away in 1956.

She leaves behind a sister, Bobbie F. Davis ( Robert Davis) of Eufaula , brother, Edgar D. Geisler of Eufaula, nephew, Scott Davis of Louisville, great nephew, Gavin Christian Davis of Louisville and a great niece, Emily Nicole Davis of Louisville.

Patsy spent most of her life in the tourism industry for the state of Alabama, the city of Columbus, Georgia, and the city of Dothan, Alabama. She served on the board of Spectra Care and the Barbour County Governor’s Trail Council at the time of her passing.

When growing up, Patsy always dreamed of traveling and/or being a journalist. In the process of her career she managed to travel nationally and a few places internationally; she hosted a cable produced travel show for the state of Alabama for 5 years, and the Eufaula Tribune allowed her to write a column for the south end of Barbour County for 5 years. She was recognized for her contribution to the tourism industry in Columbus, GA. She generated widespread travel to the state of Alabama and far-reaching contacts for Alabama travel. No matter what she did, she was always promoting Alabama.

When living in Montgomery she donated her spare time to the George Lindsey Celebrity Weekend for special kids and the Barbour Mandrell Benefit for the Alabama Sheriff’s Boys & Girls Ranches.

Of her accomplishments and achievements, her most rewarding was the true and lasting friendships she acquired throughout the country.

Visitation will be held at Keahey Funeral Home in Clio on Thursday, August 28, 2014 from

6:00 to 8:00 p.m.

Services will be held at Clio Baptist Church on 2 p.m., Friday, August 29, 2014 with Pastor Curtis Rich presiding. Darin and Crystal Lightfoot will serve as vocalists featuring “ I Can Only Imagine.” Interment will follow in the Pea River Presbyterian Church cemetery with Keahey Funeral Home of Clio directing.

Sunday, August 17, 2014

Mrs. Liz M. Sirmon



Mrs. Liz M. Sirmon, age 77 of Andalusia passed away Saturday, August 16, 2014 at Andalusia Manor.

Funeral services will be held 2 pm., Tuesday, August 19 at Keahey Funeral Home Chapel. Special music will be provided by Jason Barrow. Rev. Ed Ganus will officiate. Interment will follow at Andalusia Memorial Cemetery with Keahey Funeral Home directing .The family will receive friends from 6-8 pm., Monday, August 18 at Keahey Funeral Home.

Survivors
Husband, Jessie Sirmon of Andalusia
Sons, Billy Barbaree of Andalusia
Tinker Sirmon of Andalusia
4 grandchildren, Sharon (Lance) Holloway, Brandy Barbaree, Michael Barbaree, Lane Sirmon
5 great grandchildren, Darien Morrow, Ashton Morrow, Holley Barnes, Alyssa Barnes, Tanner Barbaree
Sister, Evelyn Pate of Andalusia

Serving as pallbearers, Lane Sirmon, Lance Holloway, Ashton Morrow, Eddie Rowell, Russell Messick, John David Kimbro.

Mrs. Sirmon is preceded in death by her brother, Charles Mayberry. 


Friday, August 15, 2014

Mr. Jim Paul


 

Mr. James Woodrow Paul age 80 of Andalusia passed away Thursday, August 14, 2014 at his residence.

Funeral services will be held 2:30 p.m., Sunday, August 17, 2014 in the Keahey Funeral Home chapel. Rev. Brent Cook will be officiating. Interment will follow in the Cedar Grove Church cemetery with Keahey Funeral Home directing. The family will receive friends one hour prior to service.

 

Survivors include,

Sons, Ricky ( Lacresia ) Paul of Andalusia

Mike ( Loris ) Paul of Andalusia

Sisters, Hazel ( Arnie ) Cobb of Andalusia

Patricia ( David ) Chestnut of Plant City, Fl.

Grandchildren, Jordan Paul, Brittany Ramsey, Lindsay Rodgers, Tessa Paul, Diane Childers and Michelle Lucas

Mr. Paul was preceded in death by his wife, Melba Thommason and his daughter, Debra Hooms.

Pallbearers, Jordan Paul, Shannon Cobb, Arnie Cobb, Berry Odom, Charles Near and Willie Shakspear.

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Mr. Ed Jr. Jones





Mr. Ed Jr. Jones age 63 of Clio passed away unexpectedly Tuesday, August 12, 2014.
Funeral services will be held 2 p.m., Friday, August 15th at Keahey Funeral Home in Clio. Rev. Randy Adams will officiate.
Interment will follow in the Sykes Creek Baptist Church Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 p.m. Thursday, August 14th at Keahey Funeral Home in Clio.
Keahey Funeral Home of Clio is entrusted with the arrangements.
Survivors,
Wife, Ruth Jones, Clio
Daughters, Michelle (Norberto) Valiente, Ariton
Priscilla “Pooh” Jones, Clio
Son, Gene (Julia) Jones, Clio
Brothers, Grady “Bo” Jones, Clio
Harry Jones, Troy
Larry Jones, Ozark
Pete (Joyce) Jones, Clio
BoBo Jones, Ariton
Jonathan McKenzie, Clio
Sisters, Linda “Sally” (Jr.) Payne, Ariton
Rita Nell “Polly” Williams, Ariton
Vermell “Peggy” Bodie, Esto, Florida
Barbara (Tommy) Kidd, Troy
Cathy (Darrell) McKenzie, Troy
Susan Jones, Troy
Mother, Bertha Mae Jones, Troy
Mother-in-law, Nancy Toole, Ozark
Sister-in-law, Liz Senn, Clio
Grandkids, Kim and Luis Beltran, Clio
Justin and Angel Jones, Clio
Zach and Zoe Valiente, Ariton
Chris Devine, Ozark
Samantha Helton, Ozark
Jaden and Lacie McKenzie, Echo
Great Grandchildren, Alex, Ethan, Natalie and Noah Beltran, Clio
Preceded in death by his father, Grady Jones and a brother, Edward Jones.
Serving as pallbearers, Justin Jones, Zach Valiente, Miguel Cueyactle, Humberto Cueyactle, Francisco Guerara and Javier Gomez.

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Mr. Clifford S. Budd Jr., Ret. Chief Master Sgt.


 

 
Mr. Clifford S. Budd Jr., Ret. Chief Master Sgt. age 81 of Andalusia passed away Saturday, August 9, 2014 at the Bill Nichols Veterans Home in Alex City.

Funeral services will be held 2pm., Thursday, August 14, 2014 at Alabama National Cemetery in Montevallo with full Military honors.



 

Survivors include,

Wife, Gretah Curry Budd of Andalusia

Stepson, J.D. (Betsy) Herring of Highland Home

Stepdaughter, Rhonda (Steve) Kelley of Montgomery

Sister, Florence Rose Springer of NJ

Step grandchildren, Rivers Herring, Brooke Herring Taylor and Lindsay Herring Hollis.

Friday, August 8, 2014

Jordan Brabham

 

Jordan Brabham, age 17 of Louisville passed away unexpectedly Thursday, August 7, 2014.
Funeral services were held 2 p.m., Sunday, August 10, 2014 in the auditorium of G.W. Long High School in Skipperville. Rev. Kenneth Andrews served as the officiant. Her father delivered a loving eulogy drawing from letters Jordan left to her family and friends. Her letters encouraged everyone to “do whatever is necessary to be happy’’ and asked everyone to wear bright colored clothing to symbolize happiness. The interment followed in Sykes Creek Baptist Church Cemetery. Keahey Funeral Home of Clio was entrusted with the arrangments.

She is survived by her loving mother, Anissa Ivey, Louisville
Her loving father and step mother, Danny & Amy Brabham, Baker Hill
Two brothers, Joshua and Parker Brabham, Baker Hill
Maternal grandmother, Barbara Carpenter
And grandfather “Pappa Joe” Joe Baxter, both of Louisville
Great grandmother, Joyce Carpenter, Louisville
Aunts and Uncles, Amy & Stephen Finley, Jacksonville, AL
Clay& Michelle Dansby, Blue Springs
Steve& Linda Brabham, Montgomery
Nancy & Randy Capps, Dothan
Jordan had a countless number of friends, her closest and most special being, Alli Bush, Mallory Portz and Kelsey Ristau.

She was preceded in death by her Paternal grandparents, Frank & Agnes Brabham and great grandfather, Dekalb Carpenter, who the family described her “as the carbon copy ” of him
Serving as active pallbearers, Bo Walding, Turner Lee, Conner Scott,
Travis Tharpe, Marshall Childers and Dylan Portz
Honorary pallbearers were G.W. Long High School Girl’s softball & basketball teams.

Jordan attended G.W. Long High School and would have began her senior year in the coming week. Jordan had played on the G.W. Long girl’s softball team since 7th grade. She was the team’s “catcher’’. She planned to play softball and basketball her senior year. Jordan excelled academically and athletically. She was a member of the school’s Impact Club and Senior Beta Club. She loved life. Her family and friends described her as “the life of the party”. She loved to tell jokes and see others laugh. She would tell a joke and remain quiet and watch others laugh heartedly. Jordan had an exuberant laugh. She was sweet, compassion and always praising and complimenting others. She loved babies and loved to baby sit. She aspired and dreamed of attending Auburn University, and being inducted into an Auburn sorority.
It was Jordan’s request that monetary contributions are made to Molly Johnson a young child with Alveolar Rhabdomyosarcona.
Molly Johnson
1066 Co. Rd. 69
                                                                 Newville, AL 36353


Mrs. Lizzie Smith

 

Mrs. Lizzie Rodgers Smith, age 83 of Andalusia passed away Thursday, August 7, 2014 at Luverne Health and Rehab. Funeral services will be held 2pm., Sunday, August 10, 201 at Keahey Funeral Home Chapel. Rev. Ed Ganus will officiate. Interment will follow at Stone Lake Gardens Cemetery.

Survivors include,
Son, Joel (Pat) Rodgers of Huntsville, AL
Daughters, Girtie (Tom) Vanhovlen of Arkansas
Libby (Doug) Lee of Dozier
Joyce Bracewell of Heath

Sister, Alvie “Red” (Hubert) Hutto of Andalusia
21 Grandchildren
26 Great Grandchildren
3 Great Great Grandchildren

Mrs. Smith is preceded in death by her husband, Raymond Smith.

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