Obituaries for Sat., July 3, 2010

Published 12:00 am Saturday, July 3, 2010


Joy Ann Patterson Coleman, 63, of Dothan, died Tues., July 1, 2010, in Red Level. Funeral services will be held today, Sat., July 3, at 10:30 a.m., at Foreman Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. P.J. McClung officiating, and interment following in the Flat Rock Cemetery in Conecuh County.

She is survived by her husband, Jacob Coleman, of Dothan; one son, Andy Coleman of Dothan and her mother, Mrs. Martha Ann Patterson of Red Level.

Pallbearers will be John Skipper, Josh Skipper, Terry Coleman, Rene Coleman, Tommy Myrick and Scott Lewis.

Those unable to attend the services may sign the online registry at


Mary Alice Findley, 90, of Red Level, died in a Pensacola, Fla., hospital on Wed., June 30, 2010.

Funeral services will be 10 a.m., Wed., July 7, at Fairmount Baptist Church with the Rev. Drexel Copeland officiating and interment following at Fairmount Cemetery with Foreman Brown-Service Funeral Home directing.

She is survived by three daughters, Martha Findley (Wayne) Hubbard of Montgomery, Patricia Alexander of Crestview, Fla., and Aurelia Myers of Payson, Az.; eight grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; one great-great grandchild; and one sister, Virga Brooks of Andalusia.

Pallbearers are Jamey Cook, John Alexander, Lynn Robinson, Eugene Autrey, Chris Myers, Lee Synder, Mike Powell and Ed Mason.

Visitation will be Tuesday from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. at Foreman’s and 30 minutes prior to services at the church.

Family and friends unable to attend the services may sign the guest registry online at


Grace M. Estep, 94, died Wed., June 20, 2010, at the Opp Nursing Facility.

She moved to Andalusia in 1950 with her husband, Dr. John H. Estep, who practiced medicine in Andalusia until his retirement in 1980.

A native of South Carolina, she graduated at age 18 from Limestone College in Gaffney, S.C. Throughout her life, she had lived in Washington, D.C., Atlanta and Mobile prior to moving to Andalusia.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Dr. John H. Estep, and daughters, Margaret Caroline Estep and Joan Elizabeth Estep.

She is survived by two nieces, Ann Walker of Fripp Island, S.C., and Betty Roberts of Tuscaloosa; and a nephew and his wife, Dean and Betty Richardson of Sparta, N.C.

Funeral services will be held 11 a.m., today, Fri., July 2, at Keahey Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Larry Jackson officiating. Visitation will be one hour prior to services. Interment in Mobile’s Pine Crest Cemetery will be held at a later date.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 2346 W. Main St., Dothan, AL 36301 in memory of Peggy and Joan Estep.