Obituaries for Fri., March 18, 2011

Published 12:00 am Friday, March 18, 2011


Gwynda Meredith, 90, of Andalusia, passed away on Tues., March 15, 2011.

Funeral services will were held Thurs., March 17, at Keahey Funeral Home Chapel. Burial followed in the Macedonia Methodist Church Cemetery with the Rev. Golden officiating.

Survivors include her son and daughter-in-law, L.D. and Beverly Meredith Jr. of Birmingham; daughters and son-in-law, Sue and Gerald Wells of Red Level and Joyce McGiffert of Wetumpka; brother, Henry Bolden Butler of Marietta, Ga.; sisters, Lorene Bryan of Dozier, Bobbie Ramsey of Andalusia and Tensie Beam of North Agusta, S.C.; grandchildren, Mindy (Tim) Bush of Mckenzie, Danny Wells of Red Level, David (Renee) Wells of Red Level, April McGiffert of Wetumpka, Donna (David) Gomillion of Red Level and Allison (Lance) Mills of Andalusia; 10 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, L.D. Meredith.

Pallbearers were Cody Bush, Colt Bush, Callahan Bush, John Wells, Morgan Wells and Tyler Gomillion. Honorary pallbearers were Logan Whittley, Danny Wells, David Wells, Tim Bush, Lance Mills, David Gomillion, Jamie Wiggins and Austin Weathers

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James M. Wright, 64, of Andalusia, passed away on Tues., March 15, 2011, at his residence.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m., today, Fri., March 18, 2011, at Keahey Funeral Home. Burial will follow in South Church of God Cemetery with Keahey Funeral Home directing.

Survivors include his wife, Mary Frances Wright; sons, Jerald (Lena) Wright, James (Michelle) Wright and Milton Levon (Jane) Wright, all of Andalusia; 12 grandchildren, Brandy, Whitney, Nichole, Aaron, Brandon, Courtney Wright, Destiny Goodman, Amber Mitchell, Abigale Goodman, Daniel Wright, Dillon and Logan Wright Ethan Burgans.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Stevie J. Wright and Mary Elizabeth Wright, and a sister, Frances Eugene Wiggins.

Serving as pallbearers will be Russell Walker, Eddie Gene, Wright, J. R. Powell, Michael Wright, James Mount and Arthur Lee.


Jerry Hutcheson, 70, of Ozark, formerly of the Andalusia area, died Thurs., March 10, 2011, in the Ozark Nursing Home.

Memorial services will be at 2 p.m., Sat., March 19, at the Pleasant Grove Baptist Church in Loango with the Rev. Dennis Knowles officiating.

Survivors include his daughter and son-in-law, Reesa Lee Hutcheson and Mark Johnston of Evansville, Ind.; his son, Reese Hutcheson of Diamondhead, Miss.; two grandchildren; three great grandchildren; his sister, Lena Reed of Dothan; and brother, Greg Hutcheson.

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