Obituaries for Tues., Oct. 8, 2013

Published 12:00am Tuesday, October 8, 2013

FLORENCE FONTAINE

Florence Fontaine, 78, of Andalusia, passed away on Mon., Oct. 7, 2013, at her residence.

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

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MARTHA RALSTON

Martha Ralston, 77, of Andalusia, passed away Mon., Oct. 7, 2013, at her residence.

Memorial services will be held at 6 p.m., Wed., Oct. 9, at the family’s residence at 1028 Stanley Avenue with Keahey Funeral Home in charge of services. The Rev. Billy Boles will officiate.

Survivors include her son, Michael Howard Finck of Amarillo, Texas; daughters, Melinda Maeann Finck (Steve) Hobbs of Andalusia, Marcella Kay (Clifford) Brehmer of Oklahoma and Karen Michelle (Jody) Byas of Andalusia; brother, Charles Harbison of Mesquite, Texas; sister, Vera Mae Jones of San Diego; and grandchildren, Mena Elaine Cobb, Kayla Leigh Stephens, Brandon Stephens, Christopher Brehmer, Skyler J. Byas; and great-grandchildren, Peyton Andrews, Jacob Andrews, Monica Andrews, Cecilia Cobb, Ryan Davis Stephens and Richard Anthony Cobb.

She was preceded in death by husbands, Kenneth Howard Finck and Virgil J. Ralston.

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JOE A. BAKER

Joe A. Baker, 80, of Red Level, passed away on Sat., Oct. 5, 2013, in the Evergreen hospital.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., Wed., Oct. 9, at New Hope Baptist Church of Red Level with Keahey Funeral Home directing and the Rev. Keith Parker and the Rev. George Parrish officiating. Interment will follow in New Hope Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends one hour prior to services at New Hope Baptist Church.

Survivors include her sons, Terry (Irene) Baker of Red Level, Aaron Bruce (Wanda) Baker of Electic and John (Teresa) Baker of Red Level; brother, Charles (Marylin) Baker of Montgomery; grandchildren, Joe Baker, Pam Baker, Joshua Baker, Erin Baker and Ky Baker; and great-grandchildren, Delana, Harley, David and Anna Belle.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Latrelle Baker.

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JOSEPH R. SCHNEIDER

Joseph R. Schneider Sr., 85, of Andalusia, born Aug. 30, 1928, in Coral Gables, Fla., passed away on Sat., Oct. 5, 2013, at his residence.

He was a U.S. Army veteran and graduate of St. Leo University Class of 1947. He was a member of Christ the King Catholic Church in Andalusia.

He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Patricia Schneider of Andalusia; his sons, Joe (Amy) Schneider and Tony Schneider; his daughters, Lucy Schneider, Mary Ann (Mike) Schneider; seven grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be held on Thurs., Oct. 10, from 6-8 p.m. at Foreman Funeral Home.

A memorial Mass will be held at 11 a.m., Fri., Oct. 11, at Christ the King Catholic Church with Father Tony Xavier officiating.

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ODESSA BRACEWELL

Odessa Bracewell, 90, of the Heath Community, died on Fri., Oct. 4, 2013, at her residence.

Graveside services were held at 11:30 a.m., Mon., Oct. 7, at Mt Pisgah Cemetery with the Rev. Billy Boles officiating. Interment followed with Foreman Brown-Service Funeral Home directing.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Hiliary Robert Bracewell; her brothers and sisters, Sula Mae Wallace, Willie Pearl Davis, Annie Jim Richards, Arthur Wallace, Martha Lou Little and George Wallace; and half-brothers and half-sisters, William Joseph Wallace, Mae Wallace, Vennie Short, Lester Wallace, Thera Sport and Jessie Greene Wallace.

Survivors include her niece and her husband, Glenda and Elton Taylor.

Pallbearers will be Jerry Richards, Russell Harrelson, Larry Matthews, Bernie Bracewell, Billy Barnes and Mack Bracewell.

Memorials may be made to Comfort Care Hospice.

Those unable to attend services may sign a guest register at foremanfuneralhome.com.

 

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