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Obituaries for 9/12/2002

Joe Hill

Joe Hill, 79, of Andalusia, died Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2002 in a Luverne hospital.

Graveside services will be held today at 10 a.m. at Andalusia Memorial Cemetery with Keahey Funeral Home directing.

Survivors include a son, Craig Hill of Andalusia; a daughter and son-in-law, Sharon and Mike Walters of St. Augustine, Fla.; three grandchildren, Casey Walters, Chelsey Walters, and Dylon Walters; four brothers, Lister Hill, Bobby Hill, both of Andalusia, Jack Hill of Pensacola, Fla. and Bill Hill of Brantley; and a sister, Gladys Posey of Andalusia.

Irene Norris Wiggins

Irene Norris Wiggins, 92, of Andalusia died Sunday, Sept., 8, 2002 at an Opp hospital.

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 12, 2002 at Foreman Brown Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Ed Ganus officiating. Burial will follow at Bethel Cemetery in Babbie.

Survivors include three sons, Elbert Wiggins of Modesta, Calif., James Wiggins of Concord, Calif., Joe Wiggins (Girleen) of Opp; one daughter, Rebecca Norris (Grover) of Opp; eleven grandchildren; twenty-two great-grandchildren; seven great-great-grand children; one brother, Paskel Norris of Florala; one sister, Ethel Adams of Opp.

She was preceded in death by Husband, Jodie Wiggins, and daughter Ellen Creel.

Pallbearers will be Bobby Clark, Sean Meeks, Cory Wiggins, Ray Davis, Jody Taylor, Wes Bryant.

Honorary Pallbearers will be Justin Taylor, Zach Tanner, Jordan Tanner, Garrett Bryant and Matthew Davis.

Bertie Mae Newby

Bertie Mae Newby, 87, of Andalusia died Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2002 in an Enterprise nursing facility.

Funeral services will be held on 2 p.m. Thursday at Keahey Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Zion Hill Baptist Church Cemetery with Keahey Funeral Home Directing.

Survivors include sons and daughters-in-law, Wiley and Elder Newby of Enterprise, Timothy and Barbara Newby, Andalusia; one daughter, Cupie Dean Jacobs of Dozier; four brothers, Vernon Odom of Lithia, Fla., Rev. Buster Odom of Red Level, Tim Odom of Andalusia and Jack Odom of Andalusia, one sister, Myrtice Phillips of Andalusia; five grandchildren; five great-grandchildren.

She was preceeded in death by her husband, Wiley Lanier Newby.

Donnie Wayne Carter, Sr.

Donnie Wayne Carter, Sr., 56, of New Canney, Tx. formerly of Andalusia died Sunday, Sept. 8, 2002 at his residence.

Graveside services will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 12, 2002 at Zion Hill Cemetery with Rev. Melvin Kilpatrick officiating.

Survivors include wife, Julia Carter, New Canney, Tx.; four sons and daughters-in-law, Ronnie Wayne and Angela Carter, Jr. of New Canney, Tx., Stacy Eugene and Millicent Carter of Porter, Tx., Johnny Claude Carter of New Canney, Tx., Bary Jacob Carter of Porter, Tx.; two daughters and sons-in-law, tina Faye and Willard Baldwin of New Canney, Tx., Lisa and Brett Vermillion of Conroe, Tx.; seventeen grandchildren; two brothers, Thomas Homer Carter of Andalusia and Richard David Carter of Houston, Tx.

John Conrad Fleace

John Conrad Fleace, 75, of Andalusia died Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2002 at his residence.

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