Obituaries for Wed., June 12, 2013

Published 12:00am Wednesday, June 12, 2013

BOBBY JACK MITCHELL

Bobby Jack Mitchell of Opp passed away unexpectedly on Mon., June 10, 2013.

A private memorial service will be held by Keahey Funeral Home.

Survivors include sons, Nathan Mitchell of Georgia and Billy Jack (Robin) Mitchell of Andalusia; daughter, Delisa (Dewayne) Bowman of Enterprise; brothers, Ray Mitchell of Lowndesboro, John Thomas Mitchell of Brundidge, Zolly (Betty) Mitchell of Andalusia and Jerry Wayne (Linda) Mitchell of Gordon; and sister, Edna Moss of Tuscaloosa.

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HAROLD GENE MERRILL

Harold Gene Merrill, 76, of Red Level, passed away on Sun., June 9, 2013, in a Troy nursing Home.

Graveside services will be at 2 p.m., today, Wed., June 12, at Mt. Carmel Cemetery in Red Level, with Brother Merrill Davis officiating and Foreman Funeral Home directing. Visitation with family will be at the cemetery.

He is survived by two sisters, Erva Ree Odom of Red Level and Merlene Yancey of Troy; a sister-in-law, Ruth Merrill of Plant City, Fla.; his nieces and nephews, Susan and Ben Pynes of Luverne, Diane Childs of Troy, Wendell and Patricia Wells of Luverne and Alan and Cindy Merrill of Plant City, Fla.; 13 great-nieces and great-nephews; and four great-great-nephews.

He is preceded in death by his wife, Nell Mitchell Merrill; a daughter, Barbara Ann Merrill; parents, J. J. “Buster” and Dots Sasser Merrill; a brother, J. Douglas Merrill, and nephew, Andy Yancey.

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

 

RUFUS SAMUEL HASSELL

Rufus Samuel Hassell, 83, of Andalusia, passed away on Mon. June 9, 2013, in a Pensacola, Fla., hospital.

Graveside services will be held at 10:30 a.m., today, Wed., June 12, at Andalusia Memorial Cemetery with Brother Anthony Clark officiating and Foreman Funeral Home directing.

Survivors include his wife, Mary Findley Hassell of Andalusia; his daughter and son-in-law, Sandra and Danny McLeod of Gantt; a son and daughter-in-law, Mike and Charlotte Powell of Bay Minette; daughter-in-law, Tempie Powell of Huntsville; his grandchildren, Leigh Powell of Bay Minette, Selena McDonald of Fairhope, Mendy Neal of Dickson, Tenn., Wendy Greek of Bay Minette, Casey McLeod of Auburn and Elizabeth McLeod of Destin, Fla.; 14 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.

He is preceded in death by his son, Jerry Powell; daughter Elizabeth Ann Hassell; and parents, Sam and Susie Hassell.

Pallbearers will be Casey McLeod, Rocky Barber, Mathew McDonald, Jerry Greek, Alex Powell and Mitch Powell.

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

 

GEORGE W. EVANS JR.

George W. Evans, Jr., 64, of the Carolina Community, passed away Monday June 10, 2013 at his residence.

Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m., Fri., June 14, at the West Highland Assembly of God with the Rev. Joel Calhoun officiating and interment following in Carolina Cemetery.

Visitation will be at Foreman Funeral Home tonight from 6-8 and at the church 30 minutes prior to services.

Survivors include his wife, Debora Lynn Evans of the Carolina Community; his son and daughter-in-law, George William “Billy” and Carmen Evans III of Portland, Texas; his daughters and sons-in-law, Chrystal and John Nelley of Spotville, Ky., and Rebecca Evans and Delores and Johnny Douglas, all of Andalusia; his grandchildren, Anna Evans, Tyler Nelley, Mallory Nelley, Dylan Stinson, Trenton Cender, Courtney Douglas and Caylee Douglas; his brothers and sisters-in-law, Howard and Montrel Evans and Jesse Wayne and Patsy Evans, all of Delhi, La., and Marvin and Naomi Evans of Evergreen; his sisters and brothers-in-law, Pansy Garner of West Monroe, La., Betty Graham and May Ann and Randy Ford, all of Delhi, La., and Gladys and Bob Cain of Calhoun, La., and Viola and Dwight Lucas of Delhi, La.; several nieces and nephews; and his sisters-in-law and brother-in-law, Teresa and Randy Cannon and Shelia Greer of Andalusia

He is preceded in death by his parents, George and Sarah Elizabeth Evans Sr.; sisters, Louise Evans, Georgia Joan Evans Durr; and brothers, Bill and Carl Evans.

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

 

REX CORNEL JONES

Rex Cornel Jones, 79, of Gantt, passed away on Sat., June 8, 2013, at his residence.

Funeral services were held on Tues., June 11, from Foreman Funeral Home Chapel with interment in Sanford Cemetery.

Survivors include his wife, Ruth Jones of Gantt; his daughters and sons-in-law, Kathleen and Charles Neisler of Savannah, Ga., and Pamela and Glenn Martin of Cottonwood, Ariz.; his sons and daughters-in-law, Michael C. Jones of Mobile, William and Pamela Jones of Cooper City, Fla., and Rex E. and Janet Jones of Pembrooke Lake, Fla.; his stepchildren, Jeremy Cox of Gantt and Victoria Cox of Sanford, Mass.; 12 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; his sisters and brothers-in-law, Glenda and David Allred and Betty Jo Harrelson of Jasper; and several nieces and nephews.

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

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