Obituaries for Wed., Nov. 24, 2010

Published 12:00 am Wednesday, November 24, 2010


Michael Henry Rose, 56, of Andalusia, died Sun., Nov. 21, 2010, in a Birmingham hospital.

Funeral services were at 3:30 p.m. Tues., Nov. 23, from Foreman Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Drexel Copeland officiating, and eulogies given by Steve McGowin, Susan Watterson, and Daniel McGowin.

Survivors include his mother, Ellen Rose his father, Joe Rose, both of Andalusia; his brothers and sister-in-law, Glenn and Connie Rose and Phil Rose, all of Andalusia; his sister, Jenny Rose Phillips, Andalusia; his nieces, April Rose Johnson, Crystal Rose, Suzanne Williston, Allison Rose Phillips, and Angela Phillips; his great nieces, Katrina Rose Lawrence, Emery Rose Johnson, and Alisha Williston; and great nephew, Harrison Smith.

Memorials may be made to the Gideon’s.

Pallbearers were Kenny McGowin, Daniel McGowin, Lee McGowin, Steve McGowin, Donny Cook, Glenn Cook, Jr., Bob Lawrence, Ken Johnson, Jr. and Johnny Vanarsdall.

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Betty Jean Wilson Driggers, 39, of Opp, passed away Mon., Nov. 22, 2010.

Funeral services will be 1 p.m., Sat., Nov. 27, at Keahey Funeral Home Chapel with burial following in the Opp City Cemetery with Keahey Funeral Home directing.

Family will receive friends from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. Friday at the Keahey Funeral Home.

Survivors include her husband, Derrick Driggers of Eufaula; mother and stepfather, Pansey Wilson and Tommy Modlin of Opp; stepfather, J.L. Barfoot Sr. of Humble, Texas; son, Hunter Duffell; stepson, Aaron Driggers; daughter, Kayla Beth Duffell;

stepdaughters, Derrian Driggers; brother, Joseph Barfoot Jr.; sisters, Donna Barfoot and Rachel Barfoot; maternal grandmother, Jewel Dorrill, all of Opp; and mother-in-jaw, Pat (Edward) Driggers of Eufaula.

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Willie Lee Ainsworth, 75, of Andalusia died Mon., Nov. 22, 2010, in a Greenville nursing facility. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Friday, Nov. 26, at Foreman Brown-Service Funeral Home. Interment will follow at Fairmount Cemetery.

Mr. Ainsworth is survived by his daughter, Sonya Dearman; sons, Doyle Lee Ainsworth and Alton Eugene Ainsworth, all of Lucedale, Miss.; sisters, Dorothy Ward, Linnie (Junior) Owens, Betty Nelson, Mary Alice Davis of Andalusia; brother, James Oneal (Apinya) Ainsworth of Centerville, Va.

Pallbearers will be Ronnie Pettis, Terry Pettis, Timmy Pettis, Mike Owens, Chris Owens and Randy Nelson.

Visitation will be after 8:30 a.m. Friday at Foreman’s.

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