Obituaries for Fri., Oct. 29, 2010

Published 12:00 am Friday, October 29, 2010


Robert “Bob” Donald Topping, 64, of Dozier, died Tues., Oct. 26, 2010, at his residence.

Funeral services will be at 2 p.m., Sat., Oct. 30, from Foreman Funeral Home Chapel with interment in Andalusia Memorial Cemetery. Visitation will be tonight at 5:30 p.m. at Foreman Funeral Home.

Survivors include his wife, Margaret Topping of Dozier; his daughter and son-in-law, Paula and David Hester of Andalusia; a son, Mark Topping; his grandchildren, Gary Beales, Amy Beales, Ben Hester, David Topping, Andrew Topping, Elizabeth Topping and Matthew Topping; his daughter-in-law, Karen Topping; his brothers and sisters-in-law, Paul and Brenda Topping, Tony and Janet Topping and Ken and Chris Topping; his sisters and brothers-in-law, Sylvia and David Ware and Eileen and Jimmy Barnes, all of Preston, England.

He is preceded in death by a sister, Christine Helm.

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


Emma Cowart, 91, of Red Level, died Thurs., Oct. 28, 2010, at her residence.

Funeral services will be held on Sat., Oct. 30, at 3:30 p.m. from the Foreman Funeral Home with Elder Wesley Little officiating and interment following in the Goodhope Cemetery.

Visitation will be tonight at 5:30 p.m. at Foreman’s.

She is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Carolyn (Roy) Spivey and Mrs. Janelle (Douglas) Taylor, all of Red Level; eight grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and nine great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, William Gaston Cowart, and a son, George William Cowart.

Pallbearers will be Alan Cowart, Darin Cowart, Wayne Taylor, Ronnie Taylor, Buddy Cowart and Shey Taylor.

Family and friends unable to attend may sign the online registry