Obituaries for Tues., Oct. 16, 2012

Published 12:00 am Tuesday, October 16, 2012


Richard French Krudop, 56, of Andalusia, died Thurs., Oct. 11, 2012, in a Pensacola, Fla., hospital.

Funeral services were held Mon., Oct. 15, at First Baptist Church with Dr. Fred Karthaus officiating and interment following at Andalusia Memorial Cemetery with Foreman Brown-Service Funeral Home directing.

He was an Eagle Scout, a graduate of Andalusia High School and a graduate of Auburn University. He was a highly rewarded salesman in the technology field, named numerous times as salesman of the year.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Bellaire and Sara Frances Krudop.

He is survived by his wife, Denise Krudop; brothers and sisters-in-law, Jimmy (Holly) Krudop and Ballard (Lynn) Krudop, all of Andalusia; nieces, Ashley (Kyle) Powell of Auburn and Dr. Hadyn (Dr. Bart) Swecker of Birmingham; great-nieces, Sara Frances Powell, Foster Deas Powell and Adeline Lorraine Powell; sisters-in-law, Jan (Bill) Kaiser, Debbie Amerson of Bradenton, Fla., and Tricia (Mike) Hook of Pensacola, Fla.; and brothers-in-law, Tommy (JoAnn) Lovett and Steve Lovett of Bradenton, Fla.

Pallbearers were Erik Bozard, Pat Henagan, John Taylor, Mike Bates, Dr. Toby Atkinson and Wayne Kale.

Honorary pallbearers were Bill Brueckner, Jim Austin, Tommy McKenzie and Rick Kale.

Flowers will be welcomed, but memorials are requested to the Bellaire and Sara Frances Krudop Scholarship fund at LBW Foundation.

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Kathleen Taylor Chandler, 76, of Dozier, died Fri., Oct. 12, 2012, in the Andalusia hospital.

Funeral services were held on Mon., Oct. 15, from Foreman Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Stephen DuBose officiating and burial following in Leon Cemetery in Dozier.

Survivors include her husband, Lawrence Ray Chandler; her son and daughter-in-law, Donnie Ray and Nancy Chandler, all of Dozier; daughter and son-in-law, Katie and Stephen DuBose of Brantley; three grandchildren; one great-grandchild; a brother, Donald Wayne Taylor of Opp; and sister, Lottie Mae Walker of Dozier.

She is preceded in death by her sister, LeMerle Clark, and brother, William Eugene Taylor.

Pallbearers were Adam Chandler, Adam DuBose, Greg Walker, Billy Taylor, Lynn Biggs and Hayward DuBose.

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