Obituaries for Tues., March 12, 2013

Published 12:00 am Tuesday, March 12, 2013


Mildred Mae Dees Lynch, 85, of Georgiana, died Sun., March 10, 2013, in Georgiana Health and Rehabilitation.

Graveside services will be held today, Tues., March 12, at 2 p.m., at Jones Chapel Cemetery with Cope Funeral Home directing.

She is survived by her sons, Royce Wayne (Susan) Lynch of Georgiana and Richard DeLane Lynch of Montgomery; daughters, June Catherine (Clint) Potts of Mobile, Debra Sue (Paul) Henderson and Sherry (Willie) Watson, all of Andalusia; and a number of grandchildren and great-grandchildren.



Ruby Sims Harrelson, 87, of Andalusia, passed away Sun., March 10, 2013, at Andalusia Regional Hospital.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., Wed., March 13, from Foreman Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Joel Calhoun officiating and interment following in New Home Cemetery. Visitation will be held at Foreman Funeral Home one hour prior to the service.

Survivors include her sons, James D. Harrelson of Ozark and Wayne Harrelson of Brantley; six grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; a brother and sister-in-law, James and Jeneace Sims of Red Level; her sisters and brother-in-law, Tiny and George Fabian of Dothan and Lois Colvin of Andalusia; and several nieces and nephews.

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Audrey “Ben” Petty, 72, died Sun., March 12, 2013.

Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m., Wed., March 13, at Macedonia Cemetery in Rose Hill. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Keahey Funeral Home Chapel.

He is survived by one son, Mike Petty; two daughters, Kay Petty and Angie Johnson; one sister, Carolyn Berry; and two grandchildren.



Frances Ann King, 76, of Andalusia, passed away Thurs., March 7, 2013, in a local hospital.

Graveside services were held on Mon., March 11, at Mott Church of God Cemetery with Keahey Funeral Home directing and Eddie Boggess officiating.

Survivors include her daughters, Ann Denise King of Evergreen and Sara Renee Hooks of Tallahassee, Fla.; brother, Sunny Jernigan of Mobile; half-brother, Roger (Zonda) Jernigan of Andalusia; grandchildren, Jessica Renee Hooks and Charles Anthony (Amanda) Hooks; and great-grandchildren, Hailey Hooks, Hayden Hooks and Anita Hooks.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Earl King.