Obituaries for 8/21/2002

Published 12:00 am Tuesday, August 20, 2002

Martha Fowler

Martha Fowler, 81, of the Clearview community, died Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2002 in a local hospital.

Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Foreman Funeral Home.

Nettie R. Archie

Nettie R. Archie, 81, died Sunday, Aug. 18, 2002 in Sebring, Fla.

A funeral was held Tuesday, Aug. 20 at 6:30 p.m. at Keahey Funeral Home. Burial followed in the Andalusia Memorial Cemetery.

Survivors include a daughter and son-in-law, Jackie and Wayne Bodiford of Sebring; two sisters, Syble Morrow of Andalusia and Betty Jones of Enterprise; two brothers, Gaston Worthington of Andalusia and Willie Ray Worthington of Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.; and two grandchildren, Brady Bodiford and Suzanne Bodiford.

She was preceded in death by her husband, James Archie; and her parents, Clifford C. and Letha B. Worthington.

Virginia Hale Macon

Virginia Hale Macon, 88, a long time resident of Andalusia, died Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2002 in a local hospital.

An active member of the First United Methodist Church for almost 50 years, she taught Sunday School, worked in the nursery and served as an honorary member of the administrative board. She was a member of the Mae Maddox Sunday School Class.

A funeral will be held Thursday, Aug. 22 at 11 a.m. at First United Methodist Church with Rev. Judd Stinson officiating. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the services at the church. Burial will follow at Andalusia Memorial Cemetery with Foreman Funeral Home directing.

Survivors include two sons and daughter-in-law, John and Joy Macon Jr. of Niceville, Fla. and Billy Macon of Montgomery; a daughter and son-in-law, Linda and Bob Brown of Macon, Ga.; grandchildren, Jaune Pierce and husband, Ralph, Joann Norris and husband, Mark, Shea Bryars and husband, Carter, Ryan Eiland and Russ Eiland; seven great-grandchildren; a sister, Edith White of Jackson of Jacksonville, Fla.; a brother, Fred Hale of Cullman; and a very special close friend, Mary Johnson of Andalusia.

She was preceded in death by her husband, John C. Macon, Sr.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the nursery or building fund of the First United Methodist Church of Andalusia.