Obituaries for Thurs., Dec. 9, 2010

Published 12:00 am Thursday, December 9, 2010


Timothy William Tillman, 55, of Wing, died Tues., Dec. 7, 2010, at his residence.

Funeral services will be 1 p.m., today, Dec. 9, at Foreman Brown-Service Funeral Home with the Rev. Fred Kelley officiating and interment following in Wing Cemetery.

He is survived by two daughters, Christina Veasey of Opp and Melissa Tillman of Andalusia; six grandchildren, Darion Jacob Veasey, Leigh Anne Veasey, Sophia Grace Veasey, Ariana Barnes, Ivy Griggs and Zachary Tull; and brother, John Tillman of Wing.

Pallbearers will be John Holloway, Ricky Jacobs, David Davis, Larry Stallings, Chad Stewart, and Donald McCranry.


Horace Daniel Smith, 76, of Red Level, died Tues., Dec. 7, 2010, at his residence.

Graveside services will be at 1:30 p.m., Fri., Dec. 10, at the Pine Level Cemetery with Ray Newton officiating and Foreman Funeral Home directing. Visitation will be at the cemetery.

Survivors include his wife, Tomessa Faye Smith of Red Level; his daughters and sons-in-law, Marilyn and Ron Mecham of Lampasas, Texas, Janice Burros of Apache Junction, Ariz., Twyla and Larry Shoemaker of Chandler, Ariz., Lori and Brit Dyer of Chandler, Ariz., Lisa and Dewey Dow of La Crosse, Wis., and Beth and Daryl Chapman of Chandler, Ariz.; his son and daughter-in-law, Kenneth and Michelle Smith of Pagosa Springs, Co.; 15 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and two sisters and brother-in-law, Joyce and J.B. McClain of Pensacola, Fla., and Linda Scott of Red Level.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Morgan and Mayomie Smith; his brother, Harold Smith; and granddaughter, Ashley.

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Kreszenz Cindy Bush, 89, of Andalusia, passed away Tues., Dec. 7, 2010 at Andalusia Hospital.

Funeral services will be held 2 p.m., Fri., Dec. 10, at Keahey Funeral Home Chapel with burial following in Pleasant Home Baptist Church Cemetery.

Survivors include sons, Robert (Ursula) Kappel and Wesley G. (Anne) Bush Jr.; daughters, Elizabeth (Mike) Deadly and Debra J. Bush; grandchildren, Jenifer (Sean) Pflughaupt, Heather (Chris) Jeffcoat, Kevin (Sheryl) Deady, Joshua Bush Douglass, Thomas (Betina) Kappel and Annettte (Stephan) Schubert; brother, Mike Scherer; sister-in-law, Mattie Howitt; special niece, Christina Taguba; and several other nieces and nephews.


Frances L. Bradley passed away on Dec. 5, 2010.

Memorial services were held Wed., Dec. 8, at 1 p.m. at the Carl M. Williams Funeral Home chapel with the Rev. Vincent Thomas officiating.

She leaves to cherish her memories, sons Joseph E. (Daphyne) Armstrong and Lamar R. (Sylvia) Bradley; sisters; Essie Blue and Annie Ruth Carlisle, both of Alabama; and a host of nephews, nieces, cousins and friends.

Those unable to attend services may leave online condolences at


Robert W. Ramsey, 82 of Johnson City, Tenn., went home to be with the Lord on

Nov. 18, 2010.

He is survived by his wife of 55 years, Williane Law Ramsey (formerly of Andalusia); daughters, Teresa Gouge, Susan Owens and Carol Jones; son, Bobby Ramsey; and nine grandchildren.

He will sorely be missed by family and friends.

A celebration of life ceremony was held Sun., Nov. 21. Memories and condolences may be shared with the family and viewed online at


Lenard Smithart, 77, of Andalusia, passed away Mon., Dec. 6, 2010, at his residence.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., today, Thurs., Dec. 9, at the Keahey Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Ed Ganus officiating and special music provided by the Good News Quartet. Burial will follow in the Carolina Baptist Church Cemetery with military honors.

Survivors include his wife, Linda Riley Smithart of Andalusia; sons and daughter-in-law, Ricky and Debbie Smithart of Columbus, Ga., and Rocky Smithart of Andalusia; daughters and son-in-law, Leslie Corbell of Andalusia, Lori and Jason Bailey of Andalusia; brothers and sisters-in-law, Cecil and Okkie Smithart, Carlos and Betty Smithart, Billy and Madelene Smithart, Jim Paul and Faye Smithart, Robert and Jean Smithart; sister, Rachel Eddins of Andalusia; grandchildren, Breanna Corbell, Ashton Bailey, Jaden Smithart, Tiffany Nicholas and Jenna Eggie; three great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Cleve and Gladys Smithart; brother, Mac Smithart; and sister, Betty Smithart.


Mr. James Lawson Jr., 83, of Andalusia, passed away Mon., Dec. 6, 2010, in a Montgomery hospital.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m., Fri., Dec. 10, 2010, at the Keahey Funeral Home Chapel. The Rev. John Hunt will officiate. Special music will be provided by Louise Jordan and Michelle Norris. Burial will follow in the Carolina Baptist Church Cemetery with military honors.

The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., tonight at Keahey Funeral Home.

Survivors include, son, Johnny Mack (Cynthia) Lawson, of Titus, Ala.; daughters, Judy Joann Hammonds of Montgomery, Rebecca Ann Terry of Andalusia, Jennifer Dianne (Pat) Bye of Montgomery and Sandra Lynn (Rickey) Byrd of Andalusia; eight grandchildren, 16 great grandchildren and four great-great grandchildren; brothers, Glenn Lawson of Andalusia, Steve (Linda) Lawson of Andalusia; and sister, Mary Emer (George) Bass of Andalusia.

Pallbearers will be Jeff Hammonds, Donnie Hammonds, Dylan Hammonds, Jason Terry, Matt Lawson and Scotty Smith.