Obituaries for Sat., Oct. 20, 2012

Published 12:00 am Saturday, October 20, 2012


Martha Ann Kimbro Rodgers, 74, of Dozier, died Thurs., Oct. 18, 2012, at her residence.

Funeral services will be held today, Sat., Oct. 20, at 2 p.m., from the Foreman Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. W.O. Sanders officiating and interment following in the Goodhope Cemetery. Visitation will begin at noon at the chapel.

She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Pamela and Larry Harold of Andalusia; five grandchildren and their spouses, Daniel and Danielle Rodgers, Amy and Michael Kallas, Kelly and Zach Hammett, Chris and Beth Harold and Carrie and Landon Ashley; three great-grandchildren, Isaac Rodgers, Steven Kallas and Julia Harold; two sisters and brothers-in-law, Rachel and Joe Riley of Andalusia and Barbara and Don Ganus of Waycross, Ga.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Ray Rodgers, and her son, Terry Rodgers.

Pallbearers will be Kevin Sport, Jody Lasiter, Zach Hammett, Michael Kallas, Roy Kimbro Jr. and Keith Rodgers.

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DAudrey Bowman Giddens, 93, of Panama City, Fla., formerly of Andalusia, died Thurs., Oct. 18, 2012, in Panama City.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m., Tues., Oct. 23, at Foreman Brown-Service Funeral Home with the Rev. John Hunt officiating and interment following at Andalusia Memorial Cemetery. Visitation will begin one hour prior to the service.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Horace Gilbert Giddens Sr.; a son, Horace Gilbert (Junior) Giddens Jr.; and two sisters and three brothers.

She is survived by her daughter, Merle Giddens Johnson of Panama City, Fla.; grandchild, Mark A. (Karen) Johnson of Fairfax, Va.; two great-grandchildren, Andrew Johnson and Clay Johnson; a sister, Edna Bowman (Ronald) Wright of Pensacola, Fla.; and a large number of extended family.