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Obituaries for 11-05-2003

Wilson Friske &uot;Sandy&uot; Sanborn

Wilson Friske &uot;Sandy&uot; Sanborn, 92, of Andalusia died Tuesday, October 28, 2003 at his residence. Memorial services will be at 1 p.m. Thursday, November 6, 2003 at Foreman Funeral Home with Brother Donald Hall and Brother Charles Morris officiating. Burial will be at a later date at Memorial Park Cemetery in St. Petersburg, Fla.

He is survived by his wife, Donna Sanborn of Andalusia; two daughters, Bonnie Ryan of Andalusia, Deborah Hicks of Jacksonville, Fla.; four grandchildren, Melissa Hicks of Jacksonville, Teresa Rawland of Hinesville, Ga., Chad Ryan of Navarre Beach, Fla., Kevin Ryan of Saint Petersburg; five step-children, 14, step-grandchildren.

He started his career with Sherwin-Williams Paint Company as a salesman in 1933. In 1937, he went to work with Household Finance Corporation till he entered the U.S. Navy in 1942 until 1947. After military service he served as a chief of police of Gulfport, Fla. Later he served as the Clerk of Pinellas County Juvenile Court in St. Petersburg. In 1963, Mr. Sanborn retired from the L & H Corporation where he was a property manager. He was a member of many charitable and professional organizations including the Lions Club, Shriner’s Military Order of World Wars, American Legion, Masons, Scottish Rite Bodies, and the International Association of Chief’s of Police. Mr. Sanborn attended Sweetwater Baptist Church.

Visitation will be at 12:30 p.m. prior to services at Foreman Funeral Home.

Sara Frances Jones

Sara Frances Jones, 86, of Andalusia died Sunday, November 2, 2003 at her residence.

Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, November 4, 2003 at the First Baptist Church with Rev. Joe Waggner officiating and burial will follow in the Andalusia Memorial Cemetery with Foreman Funeral Home directing.

Survivors include her daughter, Gloria (Bertrum) Pierce; sons, Larry Jones, Mike (Jean) Jones, and Rickey (Nancy) Jones, all of Andalusia; nine grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren, two sisters, Florence Miller of Atlanta, and Jimmie Waters of Athens; brothers, Ned Archer of Athens, Dean Archer of Monroe, Ga., Jack Archer of Athens; John Archer of Athens.

Pallbearers were her grandsons, Michael Jones, Billy Jones, Casey Jones, Dave Jones, Bert Pierce, Vince Pierce, Lane Pierce, Chris Jones and Whitney Jones.

The family will accept flowers or memorials may be made to the First Baptist Church Senior Adult Ministry.

Rosa M. Smithart

Rosa M. Smithart, of Red Level, died Tuesday, November 4, 2003 at her residence.

Funeral arrangments are incomplete and will be announced by Foreman Funeral Home.