Obituaries for Fri., June 7, 2013

Published 12:00 am Friday, June 7, 2013


Brenda Moore, 51, of Brantley, passed away on Thurs., June 6, 2013, in a Montgomery hospital.

Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Keahey Funeral Home.



James Robert “Buck” Griggs, 88, of Andalusia, passed away on Tues., June 4, 2013, in a local hospital.

Funeral services will be held at 2 pm., today, Fri., June 7, at Keahey Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Kenneth Mitchell officiating with interment following in Fairmount Baptist Church Cemetery.

Survivors include wife, Betty Joyce Griggs of Andalusia; daughters, Linda (Robert) Olivera of Santa Barbara, Calif., and Deborah Holley of Andalusia; son, Otis (Martha) Griggs; son-in-law, Doug Cook; two brothers, Albert Griggs and David Griggs; one sister, Margie Blackmon, all Andalusia; 10 grandchildren; several great grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.

He was preceded in death by his daughter, Melissia Gayle Cook.



Ryan Sellers, 23, of McKenzie, passed away on Sat., June 1, 2013, at his residence.

Funeral services were held on Thurs., June 6, at Keahey Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Clifton Morris and Sister Helen Grissett officiating and burial following in Fairmount Baptist Church with Keahey Funeral Home directing.

Survivors include his wife, Alisha Sellers of McKenzie; father, Ray (Dawn) Sellers of Brantley; mother, Mona (Jake) Halford of McKenzie; two sons, Alex Sellers and Sckylor Sellers; daughters, Lexi Sellers and Adalyn Sellers, all of McKenzie; four brothers, Brandon (Olivia Bush) Sellers, Josh Sellers and Cameron Sellers, all of McKenzie, and Dyan Davis; sisters, Emily Thomasson, both of Evergreen, Kacey Hartford of McKenzie and Kristy Halford of Greenville; maternal grandparent, Clinton and Dorothy Morris; maternal great-grandparents, Anna (Bobby) Weaver; two cousins, Holly Tolbert of Castleberry and Brittany (Darrell) Tolbert of McKenzie; aunt, Lynn Bush; uncle, Edgar Shipp; and two nephews, Kayden and Karson Odom.

Serving as pallbearers were Brandon Sellers, Josh Sellers, Cameron Sellers, Callahan Bush, Darrell Loveless, Dylan Davis, Cory Bush and Travis Shipp.

Honorary pallbearers were Fred Shipp, Edgar Shipp, Sattrick Rudolph, Chief Jene Star, Victor Trosclair, Adam Raines and Desmeon Simpson.