Obituaries for 6/14/2003

Published 12:00 am Friday, June 13, 2003

Mildred Windham

Mildred Windham, 78, of Evergreen died Wednesday, June 4, 2003 at her residence.

Private graveside services will be announced later by Keahey Funeral Home of Andalusia.

Survivors include son and daughter-in-law, James Leon and Tess Windham of Evergreen; two grandchildren, Jimmie and Jamie Windham; two great-grandchildren, Jayde and Jewel Windham; sister, Zella Angel of Ky.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the National Alzheimers Association.

Keahey Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Charles Leroy Jordan

Charles Leroy Jordan, 68, of Andalusia died Tuesday, June 10, 2003 at his residence.

The family will hold a memorial service at 2 p.m., Saturday, June 14, 2003 at Mt. Pisgah Church of God.

Survivors include daughter and son-in-law, Cathy and Kenneth Nikolaisen of Chester, Va., brothers and sister's-in-law, Ray and Louise Jordan of Andalusia, James and Melinda Jordan of Brewton, John Jordan of Andalusia, and Levone Jordan, Alaska; sister and brother-in-law, Monnett and Thomas Mathews, Gaston, S.C.; two grandchildren, numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents,Carter Albert and Ora Mae Jordan; a son, Charles Michael Jordan, and three sisters, Evelyn Day, Jean Johnson, and Marie Jordan.

Keahey Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Sallie Garner Kelley

Graveside services for Sallie Garner Kelley of Birmingham, formerly of Andalusia will be Saturday, June 14, 2003 at 10 a.m. at the Andalusia Memorial Cemetery with Foreman Funeral Home directing.

Survivors include her daughters Ila K. (Oscar) Britton of Birmingham and Hazel K. (John) Shaver of Birmingham a great grandson, Wade Thomas Britton and niece, Opal Cremer of Birmingham.

She was preceded in death by her grandson, Barry L. Britton.

Georgia Matthews

Georgia Matthews, a resident of Florala died Thursday, June 12, 2003 at her residence. Born Aug. 8, 1917 in Minter, the daughter of the late Charles and Georgia Traylor Gross. She attended the Universtiy of Alabama and was a true and loyal fan of the Crimson Tide. A member of the First Baptist Church of Florala where she served as Sunday school teacher for many years as well as a member of the WMU of the Church. She served on the Florala Library Board and the Cross Trail Region Library. A lifetime member of the Florala study club serving several terms as president. She was married to the late Dr. C.N. Matthews who served as a physician in the Florala area for more than 30 years and died in 1975. Also predeceased by two sons, Charles William Matthews and Cliff Matthews.

Survivors are two daughters, Sara Matthews Goolsby and husband Al of Florala, Sharon Matthews Saraniti and husband Sal of Coral Springs, Fla.; sister, Sara Alison of Minter; five grandchildren, Nick Saraniti, Shelley Saraniti, Allison Goolsby, Matthew Goolsby and Cliff Goolsby.

Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday, June 15, 2003 from the First Baptist Church of Florala with Rev. Terry Rainwater, her pastor, officiating. Burial will be in the Florala Greenwood Cemetery with Evans Funeral Home directing.