Obituaries for Thurs., Oct. 18, 2012

Published 12:00 am Thursday, October 18, 2012


Hazel Blocker DuBose McLane, 77, of Opp, passed away Mon., Oct. 15, 2012, at her residence.

Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m., today, Thurs., Oct. 18, at Keahey Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Carol Parker officiating. Interment will follow in Old Mormon Tabernacle Cemetery. Eulogy will be given by Jayme DuBose.

Survivors include her husband, William Bill McLane of Opp; son, J.V. and Rhonda DuBose of Dozier; daughter, Kathy and Michael Jones of Opp; brothers, J.L. (Evelyn) Blocker of Laurel Hill, Fla., and Johnnie “Buddy” (Dorene) Blocker of Loveland, Col.; sisters, Onell (Gerald) Anderson of Hornhill and Frankie Luschen; grandchildren, Jennifer Palmer, Michell Jowers, Eric Morrow, Justin Morrow, Whitney DuBose, Jayme DuBose, Brittany DuBose Matthews, Dennis O’Neal and Darrin O’Neal; and 14 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her former husband, Odis Jackson DuBose.

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Hilary G. Kelley, 90, of Andalusia, died Oct. 16, 2012.

Graveside services will be held on Fri., Oct. 19, at 2 p.m., at Macedonia Cemetery with interment immediately following.

He is survived by his son and daughter-in-law, Henry and Martha Kelley; son, Greg Kelley; brother, Erya Boyd Kelley; one grandchild; and four great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Sarah Kelley.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that memorials be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital.