Obituaries for Tues., Aug. 20, 2013

Published 12:00am Tuesday, August 20, 2013


Royce Gene Wiggins, 83, of the Carolina Community, passed away on Sun., Aug. 18, 2013, at his residence.

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m., today, Tues., Aug. 20, at Carolina Baptist Church with the Rev. Al Jackson and the Rev. Keith Tankersley officiating and interment following in the church cemetery.

Survivors include his wife, Jane Riley Wiggins of Andalusia; his son and daughter-in-law, Ricky and Sharon Wiggins; his daughters and sons-in-law, Kathy Wiggins and Alan Windham, Amy Wiggins Morris, all of Andalusia, and Jill Wiggins and John McBride of Munford; his grandchildren, Russell (Kristen) Wiggins, Heather (Brian) Fleming, Shonna (Jamey) Reeves, Kristen (Joshua) Orton, Dave (Mandi) Morris, Chad (Robin) Morris, Emily McBride, Riley Ann McBride and Jenny McBride; 15 great-grandchildren; and two brothers and sisters-in-law, Darrell and Rebecca Wiggins of Andalusia and Hugh and Jeanette Wiggins of Talladega.

Pallbearers include Russell Wiggins, Dave Morris, Chad Morris, Jamey Reeves, Brian Fleming and Joshua Orton.

Flowers will be accepted or memorials may be made to Carolina Baptist Church Building Fund.

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



Nobie Gantt Daniel, 103, of Andalusia, passed away Thurs., Aug. 15, 2013, in her residence.

Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m., today, Tues., Aug. 20, at First Baptist Church with the Rev. Fred Karthaus officiating and interment following at Andalusia Memorial Cemetery. Visitation will be at the church one hour prior to service.

Survivors include her three sons, John Pollard (Faye) Daniel of Pensacola, Fla., Frank Gantt Daniel of Navarre, Fla., and Richard (Mickie) Daniel of Loganville, Ga.; daughter, Kathryn (Paul) Craven of Huntsville; 14 grandchildren, John (Amy) Daniel, Joel W. Daniel, James Daniel, Jayson (Leslie) Daniel, Scott (Catrina) Daniel, Celia Daniel, Connie Gantt, Mary Ann Lambert, Donnie (Francis) DeVore, Frank “Buddy” (Cindy) Gantt Jr., Frank “Danny” Craven, Charles “Bradly” Craven, Paul (Brit) Daniel and Meredith (Matthew); and 31 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by son, Cecil Daniel; daughter-in-law, Mary Daniel; two grandsons, Jeff Daniel and Jerry Daniel; eight brothers, Pickens Gantt, Bob Gantt, Phil Gantt, Burnett Gantt, Walter Gantt, Ed Gantt, John D. Gantt and Revenelle Gantt; and two sisters, Elizabeth G. Morgan and Nellie G. Moates.

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Hazel Huckabaa, 86, of Bogan Level, died Thurs., Aug. 15, 2013, at her residence.

Funeral services were held on Mon., Aug. 19, at the Shady Hill Baptist Church with the Rev. Roger Mims officiating and interment following in the church cemetery.

Survivors include her daughters and sons-in-law, Evelyn and Edward Davidson, Charlene and Wayne Bradley of Andalusia; her sons and daughters-in-law, Jerry Wayne and Betty Huckabaa of Honoraville, Jack Barry and Mary Huckabaa, Curtis Huckabaa, and James Larry Huckabaa, all of Andalusia; 10 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; and a sister and brother-in-law, Elvira and Charlie Baker of Tallassee.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Martin Huckabaa; son, Martin Huckabaa Jr.; sisters, Betty Jean Huckabaa, Christine Smith, Voncile McCart; and brothers, James Irvin Bass and Julius Bass.

Pallbearers were Cleve Huckabaa, Randall Huckabaa, Eddie Ray Huckabaa, Dennis Huckabaa, Derick Huckabaa, William Huckabaa and Tony Bradley.

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Wylene Williams, born Dec. 16, 1924, in Red Level, to Lee and Linnie South passed away on Aug. 16, 2013, in a local nursing home.

Funeral services were held on Sun., Aug. 18, at 2:30 p.m., from the Foreman Funeral Home Chapel with interment in the Fairmount Cemetery in Red Level with the Rev. Bill Pritchett officiating.

Mrs. Williams moved to New York in her earlier life, and while living there, she was a homemaker and an active member in her church. She taught Sunday school for beginners for many years as well as vacation Bible school. She was a wonderful cook who enjoyed entertaining friends and family. Everyone enjoyed coming to her home for a meal, party or casual visit. Her love for sewing clothing and making crafts led her to a job in a local fabric store. Because she displayed the articles she made in the store, many people came to rely on her advice and help with their sewing projects.

She is survived by her two daughters and sons-in-law, Margaret and Wayne Bennett and Deborah and Casey Jackson, all of Andalusia; step-grandsons, Robert Jackson and Ryan Jackson; her sisters, Lois Hunt of Winter Haven, Fla., and Jeanette South of St. Petersburg, Fla.; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husbands, Thomas M. Capps and Archie Williams; her brothers, Grady South, Lee South Jr. and James ”Bo” South; and her sisters, Audie Reynolds, Ruth Doughtie and Lucy Wyrosdick.

Flowers or memorials to the Southside Building Fund will be accepted.

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