Obituaries for Tues., Aug. 24, 2010

Published 12:00 am Tuesday, August 24, 2010


Dorothy Dalton Baggett Smith, 87, a resident of McKenzie, died Sat., Aug. 20, 2010, in a Georgiana hospital.

A home going celebration was held Sun., Aug. 22, at the Brooks Assembly of God Church. Burial followed in Sweet Home Cemetery with Johnson Funeral Home of Georgiana directing.

Survivors include her daughters, Dorothy Ann Cook of McKenzie and Carolyn Smith Lansdon of Pace, Fla.; sons, Calvin Leroy Smith Jr. of Andalusia, Miles Wayne Smith of Red Level, James Earl Smith of Wetumpka and Roy Larry Smith of McKenzie; sister, Mary Lou Jernigan of Brewton; brothers, Brannan Baggett of Canoe, Ala., and Bobby Baggett of Lennox, Ala.; 16 grandchildren; 32 great grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren.

Online condolences can be made at


Beverly Griggs, 46, of Andalusia, passed away unexpectedly Sat., Aug. 20, 2010.

Funeral services will be held 11 a.m., today, Tues., Aug. 24, at New Home Baptist Church with the Rev. Carey Davis officiating and burial following in the New Home Baptist Church Cemetery with Keahey Funeral Home directing.

Survivors include her husband, Joe Griggs; sons and daughter-in-law,

Eugene and Miranda White and John White, all of Andalusia; brothers and sisters-in-law,

John and Cindi White of Jacksonville, Fla., and Jim and Galina White of Alaska; four sisters and one brother-in-law, Susan and Fred Reece of Panama City, Fla., Donna Walls of Pontotoc, Miss., Melinda Stinson of Dothan, and Renay Coates of Headland; and two grandchildren, Christopher Eugene White and Arieona White.


Tim Feagin, 49, of Milton, Fla., formerly of Brooklyn, passed away unexpectedly Wed., Aug. 18, 2010, at his residence.

Funeral services were held Mon., Aug. 23, at Keahey Funeral Home Chapel. Burial followed in Brooklyn Baptist Church Cemetery with Keahey Funeral Home directing and Dr. Fred Karthaus officiating. Special music was by Dwight Criggers.

Survivors include his wife, Mary Feagin of Milton, Fla.; father and mother, Jack and Carolyn Feagin of Brooklyn; and brother and sister-in-law, Alex and Kathy Feagin of Calhoun, Ga.

He was preceded in death by a son, Allen Wayne Feagin.

Pallbearers were Charles Stone, Eddie Ralls, Johnny Feagin, David Hayslip, Feagin Hayslip and Jimmie Rhodes.


Jimmy Leon Gray, 59, of Dozier, died Thurs., Aug. 19, 2010, in a Dothan hospital. Funeral services were held Sat., Aug. 21, at Foreman Brown-Service Funeral Home with the Rev. Jay driver officiating.

He was preceded in death by his father, Arthur (Mack) King; brother, Donnie Lynn Gray; and nephew, Michael L. Gray.

He is survived by his wife, Adonis Gray of Dozier; sons, Jeff (Christina) Gray of Dozier, Ivan (Ressie) Gray of Andalusia and Brian (Rachael) Goodson of Birmingham; daughter, Tonya (Kenny) Crutchfield of Birmingham and Maggie Gray of Dozier; three grandchildren, Lea Crutchfield, Sara Crutchfield and Dylan Bradley; mother, Reda Butler of Andalusia; sister, Caylea (Barry) Bonds of Andalusia; brother, Bruce (Mellissa) King of Gantt; and a number of nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers were Barry Bonds, Daniel Bonds, Eben King, Dustin King, Douglas Worley and Cecil Worley.


Phillip Moore Barbaree II of Andalusia died Thurs., Aug. 19, 2010, at his residence. Funeral services were held Sun., Aug. 22, from the Pleasant Home Baptist Church with the Rev. Fred Kelley officiating and interment following in the Pleasant Home Cemetery.

Survivors include his children, Tyler Barbaree and Lauren Barbaree, both of Andalusia; his mother, Johnnie Branum of Navarre, Fla.; his stepmother, Jackie Barbaree of Andalusia; his brother, John M. Barbaree of Andalusia; his sister, Cindy Mefford and husband Jeff of Birmingham; his stepsister, Sheree Seymour and husband Mark of Baker, Fla; his maternal grandmother, Mrs. Jean Mulkey of Andalusia.; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his father, Phillilp Barbaree; a brother, Kenneth Barbaree, and his stepfather, Ray Branum.

Pallbearers were Robert Carrasco, Richard Bolden, Robin Barbaree, Rhett Barbaree, Timothy Barbaree and Taylor Barbaree.

Those unable to attend may sign the online registry at


John Perrett, 77, passed away Mon., Aug. 16, 2010.

Born to John Reaford Perrett and Sarah Edith Bradshaw Perrett on Dec. 10, 1932, in Andalusia, he was the owner of Perrett’s Food Store in Logansport, La., following in the footsteps of his grandfather, C. Herbert Perrett, proprietor of Perrett’s Grocery in Andalusia.

Later, he established Perrett’s Insurance in Logansport, operating until his retirement in 1989, when he moved back to Andalusia.

A member of First Baptist Church of Logansport, he was a 33rd Degree Master Mason, a Shriner and member of the El Karuba Lodge. His many interests included membership in Alabama Gun Club and the National Rifle Association. He was the original organizer of the Black Bart Gang, a wild West reenactment group in Logansport.

He is survived by his children, Sarah Perrett-Hunter of Pensacola, Fla., Liz Lee of Richardson, Texas, and Will Perrett and wife Beth of Benton, La.; his brother, Bill Perrett and wife Sally of Colorado Springs, Colo.; step-sister, Louise Norsworthy and husband Bobby of Andalusia; grandchildren, Chelsey Hunter of Logansport, La., Joseph and Jack Perrett of Benton, La., Matthew and Caroline Lee of Richardson, Texas; nephews, Lee Perrett and wife Jan and Joe Perrett and wife Kari, all of Atlanta.

One of his favorite things was taking his dogs Prissy and Sport to Sherwin-Williams for morning coffee with his close group of friends. His grandchildren remember him for his love of baking homemade cookies, Alabama pride and occasional cannon firings.