Obituaries for 9/25/2002

Published 12:00 am Tuesday, September 24, 2002

Ida Katherine (Worrell) Warr Puckett

Ida Katherine (Worrell) Warr Puckett,82, of Chipley, Fla. died Thursday, Sept. 19, 2002 in a Chipley hospital after an extended illness. She was a native of Thurston but had lived in Panama City for many years until recently moving to Washington County. She was of the Assembly of God Faith.

Graveside funeral services were held 2 p.m. Monday, Sept. 23 at the Brantley Graveyard with Keahey Funeral Home directing.

She is survived by two sons, Arnett Billy War and Jimmy G. Warr Sr.; three sisters, Quida Louise Evans, Virginia Inez Raborne and Eubina Marie Smoke; daughters-in-law, Patricia Ann Carter of Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. and Waver Taylor of Crestiview, Fla., Christina Warr, Cindy Marie Warr.

She is preceded in death by three brothers, John Enis Worrell, Luther Gordan Worrell and Cleveland Leo Worrell; two husband, Arnett Charles Warr and James L. Puckett Jr.; daughter-in-law, Betty Carolle Warr.

She had seven grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

Maude Ellen Robinson

Maude Ellen Robinson, 93, a native of Mississippi and a long time resident of Mobile, died Saturday, Sept. 21, 2002 at a local health care facility. Mrs. Robinson was a member of the order of the Eastern Star and a member of the Government Street Baptist Church.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Aubrey Dean Robinson, Sr and is survived by her children, Betty (Ray) Lee of Foley, Aubrey Dean (Marie) Robinson, Jr. of Marrietta, Ga., JoAnn R. Cole of Mobile, Sherrill Robinson of Taylorville, Ill., R. Robert (Ann) Robinson of Plantation, Fla. and Elaine "Lanie" Sheffler-Denomme of Mobile; sixteen grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren and other relatives and friends.

Funeral services were held on Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2002 at 10 a.m. from the chapel of Radney Funeral Home. Grave side services will be held Tuesday, Sept. 24 at 3:30 p.m. at Andalusia Memorial Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 2-3 p.m. Tuesday at Foreman Funeral Home.

Shirley Ann Miller

Shirley Ann Miller, second daughter of the late Mr. Luther M. Miller and Mrs. Lula Doris Brooks Miller; born July 4, 1944; went home to God on Sept. 20, 2002.

She was a long time employee of the Hartford Board of Education, retiring in 1995. After retiring she returned to her hometown of Andalusia, Alabama where she resided until her death.

Cherishing her memories are two sons and daughters-in-law; Antaughn Darnell (Cynthia), Darcy Darvell (Veronica); eight grandchildren, Hailey Miller, Chereese Miller, Mirinda Miller, Janae Miller, TyTiana Miller, Corie Edmonds, Troy Edmonds and Deonte Davis; her loving mother, Mrs. Lula Miller; two sisters and one brother-in-law, Ethel M. Robertson (Richard) and Ruby M. Crittenden; one brother and sister-in-law, Willie R. Miller (Patricia); five nieces; one great-niece; two nephews, one great-nephew; one great-great-nephew; one great-aunt; Mrs. Mary Lee Bradley; two aunts and three uncles, Mrs. Cleo Miller Williams (John Henry), Mrs. Janie Brooks Sherry, Sellers Brooks, Jessie McCollom; two devoted cousins; Carla Williams and Cynthia Carter, other cousins, friends and special children.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2002. First Baptist Church Whatley Street, Andalusia. Kirk's Funeral home Chapel directing services.

Ashley Williams

Ashley Williams, 18, of Andalusia and a freshman at Auburn University died Monday, Sept. 23, 2002 in a Birmingham hospital. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Foreman Funeral Home.

Dorothy Grantham Wood

Dorothy Grantham Wood, 74, of Panama City Beach Fla., died Sunday, Sept. 22, 2002.

Originally from Red Level, Dot was a school teacher at Rawls School in Gantt for several years. She and her husband Ferrell Wood were also residents of Andalusia and Montgomery before moving to Birmingham in 1966. While living in Birmingham, she was a member of Shades Crest Baptist Church, an active member of the Ladies Golf Association of Green Valley Country Club and owner of Deb's Hallmark at Eastwood Mall, Five Points West and Downtown. After moving to Panama City Beach in 1985, she became a member of Woodlawn United Methodist Church and an active participant of Bay Point Ladies Auxiliary, as well as other community involvement.

Dot was also known for her artistic endeavors, assisting in water color and oil instruction, as well as freelance painting for select clients.

Survivors include husbands of 53 years, Ferrell Lee Wood of Panama City Beach, Fla.; two sons, Greg (Dede) and Mike (Robin) Wood; a daughter, Deborah Hastings (Bob), all of Hoover; five granddaughters, Hillery Wood of Boulder, Colo., Merrill Wood of Lincoln, Neb., Morgan Wood, Ryan Lee Wood and Amelia Hastings, and one grandson, Gabe Hastings, all of Hoover; three sisters, Glenda Bradley of Opelika, Inez Castleberry of Red Level, and Ann Hugghins (Thomas) of Panama City Beach; one brother, Cy Grantham (Betty) of Red Level; as well as many nieces and nephews.

The family invites you to a celebration service to be held at Foreman Funeral Home at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2002, with graveside services at New Home Primitive Baptist Church in Red Level immediately following.

The Rev. Ron Ball officiating.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations made to UAB Hospice (UPBC 1209, 619 19th Street South, Birmingham, AL 35282-98850 or Woodlawn United Methodist Church (319 Alf Coleman Road, Panama City Beach, Fla. 32414.)

Pallbearers include John Huggins, Stephen Huggins, Terry Grantham, Don Castleberry, Phillip Huggins, Sonny Morgan.