Obituaries for Thurs., March 7, 2013

Published 12:00am Thursday, March 7, 2013

PIERCE ALLEN EXZAVIOR MARGERUM

Pierce Allen Exzavior Margerum, infant son of Joseph Allen Deason and Amber Bryanne Margerum of Andalusia, passed away on Mon., March 4, 2013, in a Mobile hospital.

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

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CYNTHIA KURLAND

Mrs. Cynthia Kurland, 54, of Pensacola, Fla., and formerly of Andalusia, passed away Sun., March 2, 2013, at her residence.

Funeral services are incomplete and will be announced later by Keahey Funeral Home.

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BONNIE SELMA MEADOWS NORMAN

Bonnie Selma Meadows Norman, 90, passed away Tues., March 5, 2013.

She was born in Covington County, to Marcus Osborne and Etta Meadows. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Clyde C. Norman; son, Charles Ray Braswell; and sisters, Mildred Parrish and Lucile Donaldson. She is survived by one sister, Clara Nell Wambles of Andalusia; her son, Jeff C. Norman (Lynn); daughter, Bonnie Hunt (Jeff) both of Montgomery; grandsons, Charles Ray Braswell, Jr. (Lisa), Marcus Braswell (Dana) of Kershaw, S.C.; granddaughters, Cara McCoy (Randy) also of Kershaw, S.C., Kay Welch (Scott), Karen Corley (Jeff) and Amy Garrigan (TJ) of Montgomery; 17 great-grandchildren; and five great-great grandchildren.

She was a member of the American Legion Auxiliary, where she was state president and a member of the Eastern Star. She was a member of Eastern Hills Baptist Church and enjoyed singing in the choir.

Funeral services will be on Fri., March 8, at 11 a.m., at Leak-Memory Chapel with the Rev. Larry Armstrong officiating. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service. A graveside service will be at 2:30 p.m. at Andalusia Memorial Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Eastern Hills Baptist Church.

Online condolences may be made at leak-mc.com.

 

A.W. DONALDSON JR.

A. W. Donaldson Jr., 87, of Andalusia, passed away Wed. March 6, 2013, in the Andalusia hospital.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., Fri., March 8, from Foreman Funeral Home Chapel with Dr. Harrell Cushing officiating and interment following in Andalusia Memorial Cemetery. Visitation will be at Foreman Funeral Home one hour prior to the service.

Survivors include his son-in-law, Jerry Kennedy of Andalusia; his grandchildren, Melissa and Thad Chandler of Killen; Kim and Casey Thompson and Matt and Nichole Kennedy, all of Andalusia; eight great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers will be David Donaldson, Charlie Donaldson, Anthony King, Casey Thompson, Stinson Thompson and Thad Chandler.

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

 

JOANN ADKINS

JoAnn Adkins, originally from Huntington, W. Va., and current resident of Andalusia, left to be with the Lord on Tues., March 5, 2013.

She was born on Feb. 16, 1947, and was preceded in death by her father, Avis Adkins, and her nephew, Steven Christopher Early.

She is survived by her mother, Velma Adkins of Andalusia; her sister, Linda (Steve) Early of Marietta, Ga.; niece, Margaret Early of Valdosta, Ga.; and a host of aunts, uncles and cousins.

Funeral services will be held today, Thurs., March 7, at 11 a.m., at Enon Baptist Church with the Rev. Mark Perry officiating and interment following in Enon Cemetery with Foreman Funeral Home directing.

Vocals will be provided by Flint Harrelson, and pallbearers will include Johnnie Norris, Cal Norris, Jonathon Norris, Gerald Norris, Donnie Powell and Shaun Harrelson.

A reception will follow the funeral service in the Fellowship Hall of Enon Baptist Church.

The family will accept flowers of memorial to the Chris Early Memorial Scholarship Fund, c/o St. Anne’s Catholic Church Knights of Columbus, Marietta, GA 30062.

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

 

PATRICIA ANN BATES HOWELL

Patricia Ann Bates Howell, 53, of Andalusia passed away Tues., March 5, 2013, in a Dothan hospital.

Funeral services will be held 2 pm., Fri., March 8, at Keahey Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Carl Turman will officiating and interment following in Carolina Baptist Church Cemetery with Keahey Funeral Home directing.

Visitation will be tonight from 5-8 at Keahey Funeral Home.

Survivors include her husband, Richard Howell; daughters, Candace Ward Hudson, both of Andalusia, and Nekia Michelle Everhart of Madison, Miss., and Larecia Shay Laney of Andalusia; her mother, Era Messick of Andalusia; grandchildren, Zachary Ward, Madison Ward, Wyatt Everhart, Hannah Everhart, Ezekiel Everhart, Benjamin Everhart and Brayden Laney; and step-grandchildren, Jason Walden and Danielle Walden.

Mrs. Howell was preceded in death by her father, Carl Bates and stepson, Randall Walden.

Serving as pallbearers will be Johnnie Ward, Zachary Ward, Madison Ward, Wyatt Everhart, Jason Walden and Randy Ward. Serving as an honorary pallbearer will be Kendall Elliot.

Flowers will be accepted or memorial contributions may be made to The American Cancer Society.

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GEORGE S. STOKES

George S. Stokes, 75, of Andalusia, passed away Mon., March 4, 2013, in a Crestview, Fla., hospital.

Graveside services will be held at 3 p.m., Fri., March 8, at the Cedar Grove Church of Christ with Brother Eddie Boggas officiating. Visitation will be from 6-8 tonight at Foreman Funeral Home.

Survivors include his sisters and brothers-in-law Ann Thomasson (Esker), Betty Jo Vinson (Harrison) and Charlotte Bryant (Murray), all of Andalusia, and Mittie Knowles (David) and Amelia Lindsey (Jimmie), all of Red Level; brother James Austin Stokes Jr. of Andalusia; and numerous nieces and nephews

He was preceded in death by his parents, James and Cola Stokes, and his sister, Winifred Terry.

Pallbearers will be Roddy Thomasson, Greg Bryant, Ricky Vinson, Eddie Lindsey, Jim Stokes and Alan Lindsey.

Honorary pallbearer will be Vince Vincent.

 

TONI LYNN STEWART JONES

Toni Lynn Stewart Jones, 41, of Andalusia, passed away unexpectedly Sat., March 2, 2013, at her residence.

Funeral services were held on Tues., March 5, at Keahey Funeral Home Chapel with burial following in Salem Baptist Church Cemetery.

Survivors include her parents, Larry and Betty Stewart; son, Trey Jones; daughter, Tiffany Jones, all of Andalusia; brothers, Terry (Brandi) Stewart of Esto, Fla., Timothy (Dana) Stewart of Greenville and Troy (Jennifer) Stewart of Tampa, Fla.; maternal grandfather, William H. Pate of Andalusia; and several aunts, uncles and cousins.

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