Obituaries for Wed., July 4, 2012

Published 12:00 am Wednesday, July 4, 2012


Benjamin Arnold Grissett, 82, of Andalusia, passed away Sun., July 1, 2012.

Funeral services were held July 3, from the Liberty Home Baptist Church with the Rev. Billy Boles and the Rev. Fred Kelley officiating.

He is survived by his wife, Elizabeth D. Grissett; sons and daughters-in-law, Michael Arnold (Montez) Grissett and Stephen (Donna) Grissett, all of Andalusia; grandchildren, Benjamin Grissett, Adam Grissett, Rebecca Hadiau, Michael James Grissett and Brian Andrew Grissett; great-grandchildren, Nadia Grissett and Nathan Grissett; brothers and sisters-in-law, William (Zelda) Grissett of Andalusia, Lamar (Rosalyn) Grissett of Prattville, Bobby (Betty) Grissett of Gulf Shores and Ronnie (Barbara) Grissett of Prattville; and sisters and brothers-in-law, Lynette (Sam) Adams of De Funiak Springs, Fla., and Mary (William) Capps of Clanton.

Pallbearers were Todd Dozier, Lamar Dozier, Adam Grissett, Michael Grissett, Brian Grissett, Junior Dozier, Jamie Dozier and Joe Dozier.



Gene Gilley, 76, of Andalusia, went to be with the Lord on June 30, 2012.

Funeral services were held July 3, from the Foreman Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Gary Miller officiating and interment followed in Stone Lake Cemetery.

He is survived by his wife, Alice Gilley of Andalusia; two daughters and sons-in-law, Ann and Roger Hammonds of Andalusia and Patty and Scott Powell of Georgia; grandson, Erik (Laren) Hammonds; great-grandson, Matthew Hammonds, both of Northport; two brothers, Murray and Barbara Gilley of Dothan and Larry and Becky Gilley of Bellwood; sister and brother-in-law, Eloise and Wesley Garney of Geneva; and several nieces and nephews.

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