Obituaries for Wed., July 10, 2013

Published 12:00am Wednesday, July 10, 2013

REBECCA CHESHIRE

Rebecca Cheshire, 70, of the Yellow River Community, passed away on Mon., July 8, 2013, at her residence.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m., Fri., July 12, at the Keahey Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Mike Taylor and the Rev. John White officiating and interment following in North Creek Cemetery.

Visitation will be Thursday at the funeral home from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m.

She was preceded in death by her husband George C. Cheshire; parents Lon and Edna Hart; brothers, William Ferrin Hart and George Mac “Bucky” Hart, all of Florala; her sister, JoAnn Hart Helms; her brother-in-law, David Edward Helms, both of Wetumpka; and nephew, Timothy Allan Hart of Andalusia.

Survivors include herd daughter Rene’ and son-in-law Mark Hall of Florala; husband Drexel Richards of Opp; grandson, Michael (Amanda) Hall of Andalusia; granddaughter Crystal (Brandon) Hall Davis of Florala; great-granddaughter Mallory Rose Hall; great grandsons Owen George Hall and Parker Bryant Hall; nieces, Robin (David) Veasey of Calera, Cecilia Celeste Helms of Wetumpka and Jennifer Clem Hart of Andalusia; nephew, Steven (Jan) McPherson and William Donnell (Enda) Hart, all of California; step-son Dennis (Tonya) Richards of Troy; step-grandchildren, Dylan and Amber Richards of Troy; and special “buddy,” Gwen Coone of Florala.

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SHELLEY MARION HAMMONDS

Shelley Marion Hammonds, 61, of Andalusia, passed away on Mon., July 8, 2013, at his residence.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m., Thurs., July 11, at Stone Lake Gardens Cemetery with the Rev. Dwight Underwood officiating.

Visitation will be tonight at Keahey Funeral Home from 6-8.

Survivors include his wife, Connie Hammonds; son, Jason Thompson, both of Andalusia; daughters, Tina Hammonds, Tonya Ziglar and Leslie (Daniel) McGowin, all of Red Level, and Lessie (Scott) Taylor and Gabby (Michael) Worrels, all of Andalusia; brothers, Roger Hammonds, Ronnie Hammonds, Eugene Hammonds and Johnny Hammonds; sisters, Theresa Mosley, Tammy Spann, Debra Coffey and Vicki Huffmaster; 12 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

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GARY EDWARD CANNON

Gary Edward Cannon, 61, of Andalusia, passed away on Sun., July 7, 2013, at his residence.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., today, Wed., July 10, at Keahey Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Robert Cannant officiating and interment following in Andalusia Memorial Cemetery.

Visitation will be at the funeral home one hour prior to the service.

Survivors include his sisters, Fae Meeks, Diane Black and Stephanie Theus; nieces and nephews, Felicia (Brad) Cook, Julie Brown and Laroe Brown; nine great-nieces and great-nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Ed and Mary Cannon.

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THE REV. ALVIN PRENTIS RATCLIFF

The Rev. Alvin Prentis Ratcliff, 78, of Red Level, passed away on Sat., July 6, 2013, at his residence.

The Rev. Ratcliff was a retired Andalusia Police officer and a beloved minister.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., today, Wed., July 10, at Foreman Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Charles Sutton, the Rev. V.J. Godwin and the Rev. Anna Weaver officiating and interment in Fairmont Cemetery.

Survivors include his wife, Sue Ward Ratcliff of Red Level; eight children; one stepson, Ricky Dewayne Ward of Red Level; two stepdaughters, Lynda (Robert) Davis and Ann (Eddy) Walker, both of Red Level; sister, JoAnn (P.R.) Page of Ft. Worth, Texas; four grandchildren; eight step-grandchildren; and one step-great-granddaughter.

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NORMA MULKEY MCLELLAND

Norma Mulkey McLelland, 83, of Andalusia, passed away on Sun., July 7, 2013, in a Mobile hospital.

Funeral services were held on Tues., July 9, at Bethany Baptist Church with the Rev. Josh Wilson and the Rev. Denny Couturie officiating and interment following in Old Bethesda Cemetery in Loango.

She is survived by her husband, Robert McLelland of Andalusia; her daughters and sons-in-law, Dianne and Jim Franklin of Andalusia, Christy and Bruce Hutcheson of Evergreen; her sons and daughters-in-law, John B. and Teresa McLelland of Monroeville and Frank and Linda McLelland of Navarre, Fla.; seven grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and sister, Ruth McKenna of St. Augustine, Fla.

Pallbearers will be George Gantt, Todd Sasser, Terry Turner, Bill Shaw, Claude Summerlin and Herman Castleberry.

The family requests no flowers; however, memorials may be made to Crossover Ministries, 508 Hwy 52 East, Opp, AL 36467.

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

 

MARREL CLIFTON ‘CLIP’ MOSLEY

Marrel Clifton “Clip” Mosley, 89, of Wildfork, passed away on Tues., July 2, 2013, at his home.

Mosley, a lifelong resident of Monroe County, was a farmer and a World War II veteran.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Julian Mosley and Leta Melton Mosley, and his sister, Evelyn Dunn Blanton.

Survivors include his son, Larry C. (Brenda) Mosley of Loxley; his daughter, Janice Ann (James) Gardner of Andalusia; his wife of 67 years, Mazie Mosley of Loxley; his brother, Edward Nelson Mosley of Pensacola, Fla.; his sisters, Hazel Norris of Wildfork and Earline Baas of Monroeville; five grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were held on Fri., July 5, at 11 a.m., at Monroe Chapel Funeral Home with the Rev. Herman Knapp and Elder James Gardner officiating. Burial followed in Shiloh Cemetery in Frisco City with military honors.

The family would like to express their heartfelt appreciation to Mr. Mosley’s caretaker and friend, Louise Bodiford.

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