Obituaries for Wed., April 20, 2011

Published 12:00 am Wednesday, April 20, 2011


Col. (Ret.) Arthur M. Jones of Andalusia died Tuesday morning.

He was a native of Augusta, Ga., and a veteran of three wars.

Services are not finalized, but are planned for 10:30 a.m. Sat., April 23, at St. Mary’s Episcopal Church in Andalusia.


Shellie Belle R. Ammons Edwards, a long time resident of Mobile and current resident of Andalusia, passed away on April 16, 2011 at the age of 86.

Funeral services will be held today, Wed., April 20, at noon at New Home Congregational Church with family receiving visitors from 10 a.m. until the time of the services. Burial will follow in the New Home Congregational Church cemetery with Keahey Funeral Home directing.

Mrs. Edwards is survived by five children, Faye Sullivan, Charlotte (Melvin) Farmer, Kenny (Sandra) Ammons, Lindy (Peggy) Ammons and Elaine Gilreath; eight grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; brothers and sisters, Elizabeth Gosbee and

Gladys Javes, and Lister, James, Carl Robinson; and many nieces, nephews, other relatives and dear friends.

She was preceded in death by her husbands, L.D. Ammons and Oscar Edwards; one sister, Louise Clark, and two brothers, Harvey and Capt. C. Robinson.