Obituaries for Wed., Oct. 9, 2013

Published 12:00am Wednesday, October 9, 2013

JAMES CURTIS HARRELSON

James Curtis Harrelson, 80, of Red Level, passed away on Tues., Oct. 8, 2013, at his daughter’s residence.

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

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L.T. SANDERS

L.T. Sanders, 83, of the Wing Community, passed away on Tues., Oct. 8, 2013, at his 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, tonight, 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-gGrandchildren, 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 11 a.m., today, 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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DEAN HUMPHRIES

Dean Humphries, 75, of Opp, passed away on Mon., Oct. 7, 2013, in the Opp hospital.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m., Thurs., Oct. 10, at Keahey Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Bufford Smith officiating and interment following in Stone Lake Gardens with Keahey Funeral Home directing.

Visitation will be held tonight from 6-8 at the funeral home.

Survivors include sons, Robert Humphries and Lane Humphries, both of Texas, and Joey (Karen) Humphries; daughters, Rena Burkhalter and Annie Humphries, all of Opp; and grandchildren, Crystal Humphries, Jeffrey Humphries, Kayla Gay, Greg Gay, Lee Gay, Thomas Gay, Andrianne Humphries, Caitlin Humphries, Kyle Humphries, Haley Humphries, Stephen Reynolds, Essence Hopkins and Christian Hopkins.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Janice Humphries, and brothers, Wendell Humphries and Blaine Humphries.

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ROY E. OWENS

Roy E. Owens, 86, of Red Level, passed away on Tues., Oct. 8, 2013, at his residence.

Funeral services will be held at 1 pm., on Fri., Oct. 11, at Keahey Funeral Home Chapel with Chaplain Jim Wilson officiating and interment following in Fairmount Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife, Elizabeth Owens; son, Donald (Lee) Owens; sisters, Catherine McCarty, all of Red Level, Frances Little of Houston, Dean (Cecil) Kelly and Sarah Williams, all of Luverne; brother, Jerome (Sonya) Owens of Brantley; and grandchildren, Dwane Allen Owens, Heidi Bedell and Troy Mitchell; five great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by a grandson, Darrell Owens; parents, William and Mattie Beasley; brothers, Lloyd Owens, J.T. (Buddy) Owens, W.A. Beasley; sister, Geraldine Owens; and several step-brothers and step-sisters.

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MILES L. HART JR.

Miles L. Hart Jr., age 78, passed away after a short illness on Sun., Oct. 6, 2013, surrounded by his family.

A memorial service will be held at 4 p.m., Thurs., Oct. 10, at Foreman Funeral Home Chapel.

He was preceded in death by his father, Miles L. Hart Sr.; mother, Dannie Mae Hart; his beloved, Willie Mae Allen Jackson; and wife, Barbara.

Survivors include daughters, Dannie L. Hart (Jeff Richardson) of Tallahassee, Fla., Anna Hart (Chuck) Whitehead of Ft. Walton Beach, Fla., and Valerie Jo Hart of Brewton; five grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; Patch; and dear friends.

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

 

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.

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

 

FLORENCE FONTAINE

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

Memorial services will be held at 10 a.m., on Mon., Oct. 14, at East Highland Baptist Church with Keahey Funeral Home directing.

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MARGARET WIGGINS

Margaret Wiggins, 86, of Andalusia, passed away on Fri., Oct. 4, 2013, in an Andalusia health care facility.

Graveside services were held at 2 p.m., on Tues., Oct. 8, at Andalusia Memorial Cemetery with Keahey Funeral Home directing.

Survivors include her son, Joseph Malcolm (Becky) Suggs; daughter, Barbara (Harry) Melton, all of Crestview, Fla.; grandchildren, Chris (Summer) Driggers, Patrick (Andrea) Driggers, Jennifer (Jeff) Hammond, Julie (Brian) Odom, Hal Melton, Candice Melton and Michael (Shanna) Suggs; 10 great-grandchildren; brother-in-law, Joel (Skinner) Suggs; and sisters-in-law, Allie V. Rabren, Mary Harwell and Alice Grantham, all of Andalusia.

She was preceded in death by her husbands, James C. Suggs and Nathan L. Wiggins.

She worked as a church clerk at Calvary Baptist Church of Andalusia for more than 25 years.

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