Obituaries for Sat., May 14, 2011

Published 12:00 am Saturday, May 14, 2011


Nora Anderson, 66, passed away Thurs., May 12, 2011, in the Georgiana hospital.

Memorial services will be held at 2:30 p.m., Sun., May 15, at Zion Hill Church Cemetery with the Rev. Frankie McVay officiating and Keahey Funeral Home directing.

Survivors include her son, Gary (Barbara) Holloway of McKenzie; daughter, Marcia Lee; two brothers, Ollie (Bertha) Henderson and Paul (Debbie) Henderson; two sisters, Rebecca Blankenship and Barbara Ballard, all of Andalusia; grandchildren, Jamie Holloway, Brittany (Patrick) Broder, Michael (Kattie) Lee and Shannon (Tonya) Lee; and five great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her son, Randy Holloway; brother, Hubert Henderson; and parents, Gaston and Nora Mae Henderson.

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Virginia Henry, 75, of Andalusia, passed away Wed., May 11, 2011, in the Andalusia hospital.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., today, Sat., May 14, at Andalusia Full Gospel Tabernacle with the Rev. John Hunt officiating and Keahey Funeral Home directing.

Survivors include her brother, Ray Julian (Ellie) Taylor of Newport News, Va.; three sisters, Helen Maxine (Jimmy) Wambles of Andalusia, Gloria Jean (David) Morrantez of Destin, Fla., and Bobbie Katherine (Bill) Rogers of Andalusia; and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph Henry; son, Gary Leonard Henry; daughter, Vickie Joe Henry; and parents, Buster Julian Taylor and Myrtie Cadelia Whatley Taylor.

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Louise Meadows Dickens, 79, of Andalusia, passed away Tues., May 10, 2011, at her residence after a lengthy illness.

A celebration of her home going, and especially her music ministry, will be held 2 p.m., today, Sat., May 14, at Keahey Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Billy Boles officiating. Interment will follow in Andalusia Memorial Cemetery with Keahey Funeral Home directing.

The family will receive friends one hour prior to services at the chapel.

She was employed with United Telephone as a records clerk for a number of years. She was an accomplished musician – dually talented as a pianist and vocalist. With her husband, she served on an evangelism team, traveling across the United States and frequenting the states of New Mexico, Colorado, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and all the southern states.

Survivors include her husband of 58 years, Marlin D. Dickens of Andalusia; sister-in-law, Celeste Meadows of Pensacola, Fla.; numerous nieces and nephews, great-nieces and nephews and great-great-nieces and nephews, as well as two special great nieces, Lori Meadows of Jacksonville, Fla., and Kim Trammel of Panama City, Fla.

Serving as pallbearers will be her nephews.

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