Obituaries for 9/24/2003

Published 12:00 am Friday, October 3, 2003

Willie Maude Thompson Lyke

Willie Maude Thompson Lyke, 80, of Zephyrhills, Fla. passed on to Heaven August 2, 2003.

She is survived by her husband of 27 years, Ted Lyke; a son, Thomas of Cooperstown, NY; a daughter, Lyla of at Babursville, WV.; step-sons, Walter of Fredricksburg, Va., Thomas of Olive Bridge, N.Y.; step-daughters, Adriann of Liverpool, N.Y.; Laurie of Lucost Valley, N.Y.; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren; brothers, Pat Thompson and Joe Thompson of Andalusia and James Harry Thompson of McComb, Miss.; a sister, Patricia Freeman of McComb..

She was preceded in death by a stepson Gregory of Woodstock, N.Y..

She was born August 2, 1923 in Dozier to John Walter and Lena Simmons Thompson. During her lifetime, Willie was a hairdresser and homemaker. Living in Zephyrhills for 20 years from New York, Willie volunteered at East Pasco Medical

Center for five years and she spent several years doing arts and crafts for St. Elizabeth’s Episcopal Church. Willie enjoyed the good life and had a great gift to make people happy and to be at ease and was full of self-esteem. Everybody who met Willie loved her; she will be remembered forever.

Graveside services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, September 25, 2003 at Goodhope Cemetery in Dozier with Minister Ben May officiating. Visitation will be at the cemetery.

Emily Brawner Miller

Emily Brawner Miller, of Andalusia, died Saturday, September 20, 2003 in a Pensacola hospital.

Funeral services were held at 3 p.m. Monday, September 22, 2003 at the First Baptist Church with Rev. Joel Faircloth and Rev. John Foster officiating and burial in Magnolia Cemetery with Foreman Funeral Home directing.

Survivors include her daughter, Susan Brawner (Mike) Killimett of Fort Walton Beach, Fla.; three grandchildren, Michael Killimett of Fort Walton, Scott Killimett of Charotte, N.C., and Allison Killimett (Brent) Abernathy of Fort Walton; a stepson, Wayne (Becky) Miller of Madison, Miss.; a sister, Thelma Davis of Sommerville, S.C.; two step-grandchildren, Andy Miller and Mark Miller.

She was preceded in death by her husbands, Fred Brawner, Jr. and Cecil Miller.

Pallbeaeres were Wayne Miller, Leon Brawner, Roy Windham, Don Lingle, Gordon Vickers and Donald Butler.

Vannie Fuller

Vannie Fuller, 84, of Andalusia, died Saturday, September 20, 2003 at her residence.

Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, September 23, 2003 at Southside Baptist Church with Rev. Larry Cummings and Rev. Leroy Cole officiating and burial following in New Home Cemetery in Coffee County. Foreman Funeral Home directed.

Survivors include her daughter, June (Jack) Dorsey of Andalusia; two grandchildren, Susan (Mike) Kelly of Andalusia and David Henon (Kathy) Dorsey of Harlem, Ga.; six step-grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren, numerous step-great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild, Kaleigh Marine Kilpatrick and two step-great-great-grandchildren, her sisters, Lena Bell Weeks of Elba, Della Mae Weeks of Elba, Alice Wyatt of Opp, and several nieces; nephews; sisters-in-law; brothers-in-law.

Pallbearers were Mark Weinketc Jr., Brett Kilpatrick, Jackie O. Dorsey Jr., Kenneth Wyatt, Paul Powell and Jerry Weeks.

Flowers were accepted or donations may be mad to the Southside Baptist Church Fund.

Jimmie DeWayne Williams

Jimmie DeWayne Williams, 64, of Andalusia died Monday, September 22, 2003 in a local hospital.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday, September 24, 2003 at 3:30 p.m. from Foreman Funeral Home Chapel with Minister Jason Green and Rev. Dean Stanley officiating. Burial will follow in Andalusia Memorial Cemetery.

Mr. Williams is survived by his sister and brother-in-law, Elaine and Tom Knowles of Red Level; one nephew, Rickey and Jeanetta Knowles of Red Level; one niece, Marilyn and Randall Davis of Red Level; four great nieces, a special friend, Mary Lowrey of Andalusia.

Pallbearers will be Norman Hobson, Jamie Williams, Lee Williams, Wayne Caylor, Billy Hughes, and Ronnie Lane.

Margie Ramsay

Margie Ramsay, 84, of Andalusia died Monday, September 22, 2003 in a

Montgomery hospital.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday, September 24, 2003 at 2 p.m. from the Foreman Funeral Home Chapel with burial following in Andalusia Memorial Cemetery with Rev. Jesse Smallwood officiating.

Survivors include a daughter and son-in-law, Susan and Donnie Howard of River Falls; a son and daughter-in-law, Wayne and Sherri Ramsay of Millersville, Md.; two grandchildren, Alex Ramsay and Gregg Morgan Jr.

Pallbearers will be Paul Mixson, Ronnie Lane, Roger Sightler, Claude Summerlin, Bill Patton and John Jones.

Flowers will be accepted or memorials to the River Falls Baptist Church Building Fund will be accepted.

Rhett Jay Morgan

Rhett Jay Morgan, 31, of Andalusia, died Monday, September 22, 2003.

Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday, September 25, 2003 from Foreman Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Tim Morgan, Rev. John Eiland, and Rev. John Hunt officiating and burial will follow at Andalusia Memorial Cemetery. Visitation will be Wednesday, September 24, 2003 at 6 p.m. at Foreman Funeral Home.

Survivors include his wife, Kathy Morgan of Andalusia; son, Justin Morgan; daughters, Lakyn Morgan and Talyor Morgan, parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Odom; brothers, Tim (Wanda) Morgan, Geoff (Tammy) Odom, and Gary (Cindy) Odom; sisters, Tammy (Randy) Capps and Abby Odom all of Andalusia; four nephews, Brian Capps, Jack Morgan, Chance Haislip and Dylan Haislip; three nieces, Aubri Morgan, Payton Harrelson and Morgan Capps; his paternal grandmother, Mrs. Audi Mac Morgan of Andalusia.

He was preceded in death by his father, Warren L. Morgan.