Obituaries for Jan. 12, 2011

Published 12:00 am Wednesday, January 12, 2011

Mildred Earl

Mrs. Mildred Earl, 63, of Andalusia passed away Sun., Jan. 9, 2011, at her residence.

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


Irene Foshee, 96, of Red Level, passed away Mon., Jan. 10, 2011, in the local nursing home.

Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. today, Wed., Jan. 12, at Buck Creek Baptist Church with the Rev. Billy Boles, the Rev. Doug Knight and the Rev. Kirk Parker officiating. Edna Foshee, accompanied by Janna Foshee, will provide special music. Burial will follow in the church cemetery with Keahey Funeral Home directing.

Flowers will be accepted or contributions may be made to the Buck Creek Baptist Church Missionary Fund.

She was preceded in death by her husband, James Madison Foshee; her parents, Albert and Docia Small; and granddaughter, Brittanica Leigh Foshee.

She is survived by her children, Christine (Albert) Barton and George (Barbara) Foshee, all of Red Level, Ernestine (Byron) Sturgis of Peachtree City, Ga., William (Janna Lea) Foshee of Red Level, Lewis (Mirian) Foshee of Letohatchee, and Joseph “Doby” (Elanor) Foshee of Augusta, Ga.; grandchildren, Albert (Janet) Barton Jr. of Bend, Ore., Deborah (Charles) Bartholomew of Cypress, Texas, Tina Lynn (Trey) Eppes of Red Level, Sheryl (Wayne) Blair of Augusta, Ga., James (Tina Kay) Foshee II of Hephzibah, Ga., Anthony (Jackie) Foshee of North Augusta, S.C., Byron (Opal) Sturgis Jr. of Huntsville, Angela (George) Rutland of Senoia, Ga., William Bradley Foshee of Lake Mary, Fla., Jennifer (Ron) Strout of Augusta, Ga., Markas (Kelley) Foshee of Huntsville, and Robin (Edna) Foshee of Trussville; and great-grandchildren, Kelly Barton of Eugene, Ore., Albert “Trey” Barton III of Los Angeles, Allyssa Bartholomew of Cypress, Texas, Caroline Bartholomew of Cypress, Texas, Megan Madison Foshee of Hephzibah, Ga., Gunter Epps of Red Level, James Foshee III of Hephzibah, Ga., Chastity (Samuel) Lee of Augusta, Ga., Elizabeth (Ronnie) Collier of Georgia, Lindsay (Ryan) Straughn of Georgia; Clayton Carl Foshee, Rebecca Elaine Foshee, both of Hephzibah, Ga., Andrew James Foshee of Georgia, Brittany Cliet of Georgia, Taylor Blair of Augusta, Ga., Matthew Sturgis, Katherine Sturgis and Amanda Kay Sturgis, all of Huntsville, Kristen (Nikolas) Carlson of Blackstone, Mass., Erica (James) Gonsoulin of South Carolina, George (Chip) Rutland IV, Ashley Foshee of San Antonio, Texas, and Morgan Foshee, Kendall Foshee, Nathan Foshee and Haley Foshee, all of Trussville.

Cleveland Hicks

Mr. Cleveland Hicks, 90, of Montgomery, formerly of Andalusia, died Sun., Jan. 9, 2011, in a Montgomery nursing facility.

Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. today, Wed., Jan. 12, at the Cedar Grove Church of Christ with Ministers Wayne Baker and Jesse Perkins officiating and Foreman Funeral Home directing. Visitation will be at the church at 1 p.m.

A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Sun., Jan. 16, at the Grace Pointe Church of Christ in Montgomery.

Survivors include his wife of 64 years, Virginia Garrett Hicks of Montgomery; his daughter and son-in-law, Retta and Larry Phillips of Montgomery; his granddaughters, Laura Yeargan and Rachel Phillips; a great grandchild, Kyle Keever; sisters and brother-in-law, Polly Smith of Montgomery, Mary and Ed Blocker of Opp, and Anne Castleberry of Montgomery; brothers and sister-in-law, Bill and Doris Hicks of Andalusia, Cecil Hicks of Dade City, Fla., and Huey Hicks of Weirsdale, Fla.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Agape Family Services, 3800 Vaughn Road, Montgomery, AL 36106.

Pallbearers will be Marvin Hicks, Steven Walker, Huey Hicks, Cecil Hicks, Robert Estes and Kenneth Estes.

Family and friends unable to attend the services may sign the guest registry online at