Obituaries for Fri., May 20, 2011

Published 12:00 am Friday, May 20, 2011


Betty Anne Boggan Williams of Dothan went home to be with the Lord on May 17, 2011.

The family will receive friends at Ward Wilson Funeral Home tonight from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m.

Funeral services will be held on Sat., May 21, at 11 a.m. from the chapel of Ward Wilson Funeral Home with the Rev. Roy Rogers of Harvest Church and her grandson, Darren Brooks Whiddon officiating. Interment will follow in Memory Hill Cemetery with Ward Wilson Funeral Home directing. Flowers will be accepted.

Serving as pallbearers will be her grandsons.

She was preceded in death by her beloved husband of 61 years, Wesley Dean Williams Sr.; her parents, Annie Clyde Huckaba Brabham and Fred Daniel Boggan Sr.; her brother, Fred Daniel Boggan Jr.; and her step-father, John Moye Brabham.

She is survived by her children, Linda (Aaron) Gordon, Gary (Robin) Williams, Wesley Dean Jr. (Glenda) Williams and Beverly (Dennis) Cook; her grandchildren, Stacy, Jimmy, Greg, Shannon, Gary Len, Amy, Amanda, Kimberly, Kelly, Adam, Darren and Wesley III; great-grandchildren, Preston, Bradley, Haley, Aden, Lainey, Patrick, Keygan, Miles, Ava and  Isla; great-great-grandson, Brennan; step-grandchildren, Niki, Mindy, Sandra and David; sister, Guinette Colquett; and last but certainly not least, she leaves behind her beloved pets, Chico and Prissy, who never left her side.


Doug Morgan, 80, of Andalusia passed away Mon., May 17, 2011, in a Pensacola, Fla., hospital.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., Sat., May 21, at Keahey Funeral Home Chapel. Junior Morgan will officiate. Special music will be performed by Gary McKenzie.

Interment will follow in the Carolina Baptist Church cemetery.

The family will receive friends one hour prior to services at Keahey Funeral Home.

Survivors include her sons, Chuck Morgan of Texas and Steve (Sharon) Morgan of Andalusia; daughter, Sandy Johnson of Tennessee; brothers, Donald (Louise) Morgan of Dothan and Junior (Laquita) Morgan of Elberta; sisters, Ruth Page of Andalusia, Glenda (Frank) Alsup of Albertville and Nell McKenzie of Decatur; grandchildren, Josh Morgan, Jade Morgan, Jeanie Morgan, Michelle Morgan, Hatch Davis and Morgan Davis; great-grandchildren, Marissa Morgan, Lathan Morgan, Andrew Morgan, Briana Wheat and Bubba Wheat; and numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Cellus Barney Morgan and Lilla Rebeca Day Morgan; sister, Allene Odom, and son-in-law, Rob Johnson.

Keahey Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. To sign the online guestbook for this family, visit


Edith Daniel Kennedy, 68, of Andalusia, died Tues., May 17, 2011, at her residence.

Memorial services will be at 1 p.m., Sat., May 21, at the First Baptist Church of Andalusia with Dr. Fred Karthaus officiating. Visitation will be at the church one hour prior to the service.

Survivors include her sons, Bill (Angela) Kennedy of Pike Road and Jimmy (Kim Mauldin) Kennedy of Clayton; her grandchildren, William Kennedy IV, Wenton Kennedy, Winola Kennedy, Willa Tate Kennedy, Timothy Kennedy, James Kennedy, David Mauldin and Dylan Mauldin; her brothers, James Daniel of Birmingham and John (Linda) Daniel of Kensington, Md.; sister, Helen Gibbs (Robert) Couch of Auburn; and her close friends and sitters, Juanita and Hope.

She is preceded in death by her husband, William E. Kennedy Jr., and her parents, James E. and Helen Tate Daniel.

The family requests no flowers. Instead, memorials may be made to the University of Montevallo or the ALS Association Alabama Chapter, P.O. Box 2888 Huntsville, AL 35804.

Those unable to attend the services may sign the guest registry online at


Toni Jean Grimes, 55, of Rose Hill, died Wed., May 18, 2011, in a local hospital.

Funeral services will be 3 p.m., Sat., May 21, at Good News Baptist Church with the Rev. Jay Driver officiating. Interment will follow at Good News Cemetery with Foreman Brown-Service Funeral Home directing.

Visitation will be after 1 p.m. Saturday at Good News Baptist Church.

She is survived by her husband, Micheal Grimes of Rose Hill; daughter, Beth Hobbie of Mobile; son, Hunter Grimes of Rose Hill; mother, Bettye Jean Keller of Red Level; brother, Jeff Lanham of Charleston, W. Va.; sister-in-laws, Sandy (Shannon) Wiggins of Andalusia and Susan (Phil) Baker of Montgomery; and a number of nieces and nephews.