Obituaries for Thurs., Oct. 4, 2012

Published 12:00am Thursday, October 4, 2012

JANIE MCKINLEY FOSHEE

Janie McKinley Foshee, 82, of River Falls, died Sun., Sept. 30, 2012, in the Selma hospital.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., today, Thurs., Oct. 4, at the River Falls Baptist Church with interment in Long Branch Cemetery with the Rev. Harold Morris officiating. Visitation will be at the church 30 minutes prior to services.

She was born in raised in Monroe County. She graduated from Livingston University and taught at Church Street School in Andalusia, before becoming a homemaker.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Dean Foshee.

Survivors include her son, Jerry Foshee of Red Level; her daughter and son-in-law, Jan and Davy Autrey of Selma; and her grandchildren, Caitlin Autrey, Caleb Autrey, Caden Autrey and Carson Autrey.

Pallbearers will be John McGowin, Jay Davis, Joe Williams, Tommy Thompson, Cecil Loyd, Lee Davis and Andy Willis.

Honorary pallbearers will be Clark McKinley, Booster Foshee, Hugh Barrow, Harry Huggins, George Foshee, Winston Foshee, Alex McGowin, Pete Ball and Wheeler Foshee.

Those unable to attend the services may sign the online register at foremanfuneralhome.com.

 

VONCILE NELSON LAWSON

Voncile Nelson Lawson, 73, of Andalusia, died Mon., Oct. 1, 2012, in the Crestview, Fla., hospital.

Funeral services will be held today, Thurs., Oct. 4, from Foreman Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Joel Calhoun and Bro. Porter Harris officiating and burial following in Andalusia Memorial Cemetery.

Survivors include her daughters and sons-in-law, Kathy and Tom Stephens and Bonnie and Bubba Lawson, of Andalusia, and Dalina and Carlos Badillo of Madison, Miss.; her son, Daniel Lawson of Dothan; grandchildren, Thomas Stephens of Atlanta and Matt McCain, Jamie Boone and Brittney Boone, all of Madison, Miss.; her sisters, Alice Walker of Andalusia and Kathleen Miles of North Carolina; and several nieces and nephews.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Charles Lawson; her brothers, Buddy and Joby Nelson; and her sister, Ruby Henderson.

Pallbearers will be Tom Stephens, Barry Allred, Ronald Anderson, Michael Smith, Derrell Denny and Ronnie Anderson.

Those unable to attend the services may sign the online register at foremanfuneralhome.com.

 

MARY MAXINE LALAS

Mary Maxine Lalas, 69, of Pensacola, Fla., passed away on Oct. 1, 2012, after a long, courageous battle with cancer.

She was born in Andalusia and lived most of her life in Pensacola, Fla. She was a 1961 graduate of Straughn High School.

She is preceded in death by her mother, Levis Hende-rson; sister, Darlene Henderson, and father, Egie Taylor, all of Andalusia.

She is survived by her loving husband of 48 years, Joel T. Lalas; her daughter, Traci Phillips (Craig); her two grandsons, Charles (Chas) Phillips and Connor Phillips; her two sisters, Lucille McGee (Ken) and Voncile Garrett; her brother, Homer Taylor (Sue); and many other wonderful family members and friends.

She was known by her family and friends as “Maxine, Mac, Macme and Nana.” Regardless of the name they chose to call her, she was loved dearly and will be missed by all. She was a loving person and cherished her family. She chose to stay at home to raise her daughter and devoted her life to the family. She had a special talent helping to design and decorate homes that her husband built for their family. Her greatest joy was taking trips with her grandsons and watching them play baseball. She had a zest for life that was witnessed until the last few days of her life.

Visitation will be held from 5-7 p.m., today, Thurs., Oct. 4, at Harper-Morris Memorial Chapel. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m., Fri., Oct. 5, at Harper-Morris Memorial Chapel. Burial will follow at Barrancas National Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made in her name to Covenant Hospice, 5041 N. 12th Ave., Pensacola, FL 32504 or on line at covenanthospice.org/WaysToGive for all of their kind acts during her extended illness.

The family wishes to give Special thanks to Covenant Hospice; Dr. Thomas Sunnenberg and Dr. Jeff Strickland and their staffs for the wonderful care throughout her treatment.

 

ODA REE PEEVY

Oda Ree Peevy, 91, of Wetumpka, formerly of the Andalusia area, died Tues., Oct. 2, 2012, in a Montgomery nursing facility.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., Fri., Oct. 5, from Foreman Funeral Home Chapel with interment in Old Bethesda Cemetery in Loango.

Survivors include her daughters and sons-in-law, Charlotte and Joe Small of Millbrook and Shirley and Dewayne Radford of Simpsonville, S.C.; two sons, Jimmy Peevy of Atlanta and Ricky Peevy of Wetumpka; a brother, Marcus Lambert of Mobile; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Those unable to attend the services may sign the online register at foremanfuneralhome.com.

 

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