Obituaries for 10-21-2003

Published 12:00 am Monday, November 3, 2003

Margaret Cauley Stokes

Margaret Cauley Stokes, 60, of Andalusia died Friday, October 17, 2003 at her residence.

Funeral services were held at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, October 19, 2003 at Foreman Funeral Home Chapel with Minister Doug Williams officiating and burial following in Andalusia Memorial Cemetery.

Survivors include her husband, Jimmy Stokes of Andalusia; two sons, Shannon Stokes and Jim Stokes of Andalusia; a daughter, Sandy Colvin of Satsuma; seven grandchildren, Amy, Matthew, and Andrew Stokes of Andalusia and Zach, Courtney, Casey and Tiffany Colvin of Satsuma; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, George Stokes, Ann and Esker Thomasson, Betty Jo and Harrison Vinson, Charlotte and Murray Bryant, Mittie and David Knowles, Amelia and Jimmie Lindsey; special aunt and uncle, Belle Henley and Elwood Lawson and cousins, Carolyn (Junior) Jackson, Brenda (Larry) Ziglar, Peggy Moss, and Danny Lawson; two dear friends, Wanda Hattaway and Candy Gatlin.

Flowers will be accepted or donations may be made to Wiregrass Hospice.

Pallbearers were Alan Lindsey, Eddie Lindsey, David Knowles, Greg Bryant, Matt Bryant and Scott Ziglar.

Thomas Dink 'T.D.' Mills

Thomas Dink "T.D." Mills, 84, of the Babbie community, died Monday, October 13, 2003 at Southeast Medical Center in Dothan.

Mr. Mills was a World War II veteran and was part of the 2nd Armored Division where he spent three years in the war including D-Day. He made his living as a farmer in Babbie where he lived after marriage.

Survivors include his wife of 57 years, Quleen Boutwell Mills; sister, Tiney Terry of Phenix City; sons and daughters-in-law, Dennis and Barbara Mills of Gantt, Doyle Mills of Babbie, and Danny and Joan Mills of Babbie; grandchildren, Michelle Armstrong of Andalusia, Christy Carter of Andalusia, Heath Mills of Opp, Kevin Mills of Opp, and Sabrina Mills of Babbie; four great-grandchildren.

His funeral was directed by Wyatt's Funeral Home in Opp with place of burial at Babbie Baptist Church Cemetery on October 15, 2003 with Ministers Monroe Sasser and Dewayne Seay provideding words of comfort for family and friends.

The family picked out special songs which included Amazing Grace, Precious Memories and He Means So Much to Me.

Pallbearers included Larry Davis, Delwyn Mills, Clay Carter, Tommy Terry, Dean Armstrong, and Craig Boutwell. Honorary pallbearers were Ricky Smith of Dothan and Scotty Smith of Enterprise.

Flossie Belcher

Flossie Belcher, 81, of Florala died Friday, October 17, 2003 at her residence.

Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Monday, October 20, 2003 at Keahey Funeral Home Chapel with burial following in the Damascus Baptist Cemetery of Florala with Rev. Johnny White officiating and with Keahey Funeral Home directing. Special music was provided by Barbara Wambles and Tera Belle Hamilton.

Survivors include two sons and daughter-in-law, Paul and Gwen Belcher of Phenix City, Steve Belcher of Florala; four daughters and sons-in-law, Pat and George Goolsby of Florala, Janice and Glen Nall of Castleberry, Josephine and Walter Hutchinson of Florala, and Peggy Cox of Florala; two brothers and sisters-in-law, Harvey and Annie Kimbril of Florala; Carl and Flay Kimbril of Andalusia; 11 grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren.

Flowers will be accepted or contributions to Compassionate Hands Hospice of Geneva may be made.

Pallbearers were Marion Causey, Myron Anderson, Jeff Goolsby, Jason Leonard, John Gardner and Craig Nall.