Obituaries for Tues., Oct. 12, 2010

Published 12:00 am Tuesday, October 12, 2010


Mrs. Martha Louise Jones, age 85 of Andalusia, passed away Sat., Oct. 9, 2010, at the Andalusia Health and

Rehabilitation Center. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. today, Tues., Oct. 12, at the First Baptist Church of Andalusia.

Family will receive friends 30 minutes prior to service at First Baptist of Andalusia. Dr. Fred Karthaus and the Rev. Tommy Chesser will officiate. Special music will be provided by First Baptist Church Glory Singers and grandson-in-law Jason Jewell. Interment will follow at Andalusia Memorial Cemetery.

Flowers will be accepted or memorial contributions can be made to First Baptist Church Glory Singers.

Survivors include her sons, Terry (Barbara) Jones, Colleyville, Texas, and James (JoAnn) Jones, Andalusia; a son-in-law, the Rev. Tommy Chesser, Birmingham; her sister, Peggy Harrelson of Rose Hill; brother-in-law, Gillis (Laura Ann) Jones, River Falls; sister-in-law, Juanita Ralls, Brooklyn, Ala.; her grandchildren, Jonathan Chesser, Lindsay Jones, Jessica Jones, Lisa Justiss, Terri (Jason) Jewell, Jim Jones, and Jennifer Jones; and her great-grandchildren, Brown Jones Chesser, Stella Sue Chesser, Tucker Tullous, and William Jewell.

Mrs. Jones was preceded in death by her husband, Massey Brown Jones; daughter, Martha Sue Jones Chesser; and granddaughter, Laura Tullous.

Pallbearers will be David Williams, James Stephens, Butch Oglesby, Lynn Ralls, Grady Lynn Ralls, and Glynn Ralls.


Mary Louise Morgan, 88, of Red Level, died Sun., Oct. 10, 2010, in the Opp nursing home.

Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Foreman Funeral Home.


Mary L. Wheeler age, 96, of Andalusia, passed away Sat., Oct. 9, 2010, at the Andalusia Health and Rehabilitation Center.

Funeral services were held at noon on Mon., Oct. 11, at Keahey Funeral Home Chapel with interment following in the Heath Church of Christ Cemetery. Terry Stewart officiated.

Survivors include daughters, Dorothy Merle (Robert R.) Phillips of Gantt and Pearl Gradeless of Bella Vista, Ariz.; sons, Edmon (Kathy) Wheeler of Milton, Fla., W. Rayford Wheeler of Dothan and Richard D. Wheeler; brother, Homer Lunsford; brother-in-law, Lester (Helen) Wheeler, all of Gantt; 14 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.