Obituaries for Thurs., Feb. 21, 2013

Published 12:00 am Thursday, February 21, 2013


Clarence “Bo” William Haymons, 33, of Bradley, passed away Fri., Feb. 15, 2013, at his residence.

Funeral services will be held today, Thurs., Feb. 21, at 2 p.m., at Bradley Assembly of God Church with Rev. Roy Davis officiating. Interment will follow in the Bradley Assembly of God Church Cemetery with Williams Memorial Chapel Funeral Home of Brewton directing.

Visitation will be held at the church today from noon until the time of the service.

He was a native and long time resident of Andalusia, before moving to Bradley. He was a 1997 graduate of Straughn High School, a U.S. Marine veteran and a carpenter.

Survivors include his father, John Haymons Sr. of Pace, Fla.; wife, Kelly Philyaw Haymons; son, Andrew Haymons; daughter, Ashley Haymons, all of Bradley; brother, Randy Haymons of Pace, Fla.; sister, Katty (J.J.) Wilson of Milton, Fla.; father-in-law and mother-in-law, Ronald and Harret Philyaw of Andalusia; and uncles, Billy Jack Odom, Michael J. Odom and Eddie Jean Sundie.

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Claudette Carter Wingard, 71, of Opp, died Mon., Feb. 18, 2013, in Mizell Memorial Hospital.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., today, Thurs., Feb. 21, from Wyatt Funeral Home Chapel with burial following in Rhoades Cemetery. Bro. Robert Hamilton will be officiating with Wyatt Funeral Home directing.

She is survived by her daughters, Rena Bobo (Bo), Darlene Wenck (Jeff) and Amanda Wingard; sons, Maxie Grice Jr., Rusty Ackerman and Jerry Wingard Jr. (Leisha); brother, Acey Carter; sister, Monette White; 10 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Jerry Wingard Sr.; parents, Earl and Autibee Carter; sisters, Little Jo Carter and Margaret Roughton; and brother, Gerald Carter.

Serving as pallbearers will be Rusty Ackerman, Maxie Grice, Justin McCormick, Nathan McCormick, Darlene Wenck and Jerry Wingard Jr.

Following the funeral, the family will be receiving friends at the home of her sister-in-law, Monette Carter, 19828 Carter Hill Rd., Andalusia.

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Joyce Bozeman Bates, 76, of Red Level, passed away Tues., Feb. 19, 2013, at her residence.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m., today, Thurs., Feb. 21, at Pigeon Creek Baptist Church with the Rev. Brent Cook officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery with Keahey Funeral Home directing.

The family will receive friends at the church from noon until time of services.

Flowers will be accepted or memorial contributions maybe made to the Pigeon Creek Baptist Church Cemetery Fund C/O Audrey Bates.

Survivors include her son and daughter-in-law, Rusty and Enina Bates of Phenix City; her daughters, Dawn and Tim Brawner of Dothan and Hope and Terry Ballew of Red Level; grandchildren, Geoffrey (Chrissy) Bates, Haleigh (Chuck) Golden, Ashton Brawner, Hayden Brawner and Tara (Zack) Butts; and six great-grandchildren, Taylor and Caleb Bates, Caroline, Georgia and Coleman Golden and Brawner Dempsey.



Cheryl Mobley, 68, of the Tarentum Community, passed away Mon., Feb. 18, 2013, at her home.

Funeral services were held on Wed., Feb. 20, at St. John Baptist Church with the Rev. Averyt Walker and the Rev. Mack King officiating. Burial followed in the church cemetery with Thrash-Keahey Funeral Home of Brundidge directing.

Survivors include her loving husband of 50 years, Donald Mobley; her children, Angela (Ben) M. Bowden of Andalusia and Gregory (Amy) L. Mobley; her grandchildren, Anna Elizabeth Bowden, Simeon Bowden and Elijah Henry Mobley; and brothers, Jackie and Inez Black and Eddie and Sarah Black.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Henry and Blondell Black; her infant daughter, Sharon Lynn Mobley, and two brothers, Ray and Paul Black.

Services are under the direction of Thrash-Keahey Funeral Home of Brundidge.