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Obituaries for 10-07-2003

Anita Lucille Archie

Anita Lucille Archie, 47, of Andalusia died Friday, October 3, 2003 at her residence.

Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Monday, October 6, 2003 at Foreman Funeral Home with Rev. John Hunt and Rev. Kevin Bond officiating. Burial followed at Andalusia Memorial Cemetery.

She is survived by her husband, Terry Archie of Andalusia; three daughters and sons-in-law, Rose and Michael Hopkins of Linden, Salinda and Byron Johnston of Linden, and Teria Archie of Andalusia; four grandchildren, Andrew Hopkins, Alex Hopins, Dillon Johnston, Harley Johnston, all of Linden; mother Rose Cahue of Hartford City, Ind.; sister, Vicki Ellenbert of Hartford City, and mother-in-law, Christine Archie of Andalusia and a number of nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers were Brownie Woodall, Terry Archie, Tink Archie, Clayton Turner, Ray Miles and Todd Sasser.

Elizabeth Norris

Elizabeth Norris, 77, of Andalusia died Saturday, October 4, 2003 at her residence.

Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, October 7, 2003 at Foreman Funeral Home with Rev. Douglas Golden officiating. Burial will follow in Carolina Cemetery.

She is survived by two daughters, Gail Norris and Dorothy Chavers of Andalusia; two sons, Clarence Norris and Clive Norris of Andalusia; two grandchildren, Yancy Chavers and Joshua Norris; two sisters, Sybil Cooper and Sara Norris of Panama City, Fla.; one brother Robert D. Kilpatrick of Pensacola, Fla.

She was preceded in death by her husband Corrie W. Norris.

Pallbearers will be Curtis Norris, Myron Nelson, George Norris, Claude Cooper, Bobby Wilcox and Larry Chavers.

Ronnie LaWayne Ramer

Ronnie LaWayne Ramer, 32, of Andalusia died Saturday, October 4, 2003 in a Dothan hospital.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, October 7, 2003 at Foreman Funeral Home with Rev. John White officiating. Burial will follow in Carolina Cemetery.

He is survived by his mother, Elizabeth Ramer of Andalusia; one brother, Michael Dayton Forehand of River Falls; two sisters, Chrissy Ramer and Melissa Ramer of Andalusia; maternal grandmother, Cathleen Ramer of Andalusia; a number of nieces and nephews; two uncles, Irvin Ramer of Andalusia; Woodrow Ramer of Polktown, N.C.; two aunts, Frances Rawls of Andalusia, Glenda Bess of Paxton, Fla.

Gladys Duke

Gladys Duke, 88, of Dozier died Monday, October 6, 2003 in an Opp hospital.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, October 8, 2003 at Foreman Funeral Home chapel with Rev. Alan Cassady officiating and burial in Magnolia Cemetery. Visitation will be at 12:30 p.m. Wednesday at Foreman Funeral Home.

Survivors include her son, H. Wayne and Phyllis Duke of Andalusia; a daughter, Sharlene Duke-Davis and Danny Davis of Dozier; four grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and a number of nieces and nephews.

Flowers will be accepted or memorial to Wiregrass Hospice.

Cecil Neese

Cecil Neese, 81, of Andalusia died Sunday, October 5, 2003 in a Montgomery hospital.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, October 8, 2003 at Foreman Funeral Home chapel with burial following in Andalusia Memorial Cemetery. Visitation will be Tuesday, from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Foreman Funeral Home.

Survivors include his daughters, Patricia Neese Ballard of Montgomery, Linda Neese (Jerry) Hutcheson of Mobile, and Barbara Neese (Don) of Gantt of Gantt; six grandchildren, Debra Dearmon, Donna Shipp, Cynthia Smith, Wendy Ballard, Todd Ballard and Trae Gantt; nine great-grandchildren; a brother, David &uot;Buck&uot; Neese of Andalusia.

James Walker Gantt

James Walker Gantt passed away in a Spokane Valley, Washington hospital on September 4, 2003.

He was born in River Falls to William Preston and Georgia (McGowin) Gantt on October 29, 1919. He attended schools at River Falls and Red Level. He served in the Pacific area during World War II with the U.S. Navy.. Mr. Gantt had lived in California and Wasington for more than 65 years. He was active in the Westgate Christian Church. He is survived by his wife, Mildred Hamm Gantt; sister, Mary Lena Merrill Sulivan; one niece, Mary Ben Merrill Wollbright of Garthesburg, Md.; three nephews, Bobby Jim Merril of Hollywood, David Gantt of Bozeman, Montana, Bill Gantt of Napa, Calif. and their familes.

He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother William Preston (Bill) Gantt.

Graveside services were held September 9, 2003 at Pines Cemetery in Spokane Valley, Wash. memorial services were held at Westgate Christian Church September 16, 2003 with Minister John Hickman officiating.