Obituaries for Thu., Dec. 5, 2013

Published 12:00 am Thursday, December 5, 2013



Gurthrie G. “Scotty” Scott, 78, of Andalusia, passed away on Tues., Dec 3, 2013, at his residence.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., today, Thurs., Dec. 5, from Foreman Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Joel Calhoun officiating and interment following in Bonifay Memorial Cemetery in Bonifay, Fla.

Survivors include his wife, Elaine Scott; his daughters and son-in-law, Michelle Smith, both of Andalusia, and Wanda and Kenny Holmes of Florala; a step-son, Russell McGlamory of Andalusia; three grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; four step-grandchildren; his brothers, Dewitt Scott of Slocomb and Billy Scott of Barow, Fla.; and two sisters, Grace Bissionette of Bartow, Fla., and Rosalyn Johnson of Eufaula.

He is preceded in death by his wife, Mary Faye Scott.

The family request no flowers. Instead, memorials be made to West Highland Assembly of God or Meredith’s Miracles.

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Evelyn Andrews Turner, 93 of Tallahassee, Fla., formerly of Andalusia, died on Sun., Dec. 1, 2013, in Tallahassee.

Memorial services will be announced at a later date.

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Henry Seymour, 98, of Andalusia, passed away on Sat., Nov. 30, 2013, at a local nursing facility.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m., Sat., Dec. 7, at Keahey Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Eugene Meadow officiating and interment following in the Andalusia Memorial Cemetery with full military honors and Keahey Funeral Home will be directing. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.

He is survived by sons, Jerry (Joan) Seymour of Mt. Dora, Fla., and Henry (Bobi) Seymour of Anchorage, Alaska; daughter, Nancy Seymour of Wildwood, Fla.; sister, Rebecca Barton of Andalusia; four grandchildren, Jamie Nye, Jeff Seymour, Aubrey Auel and Charlie Seymour; and nine great-grandchildren.

Nell Chesser


Nell Chesser Bullock, 87, of the Pigeon Creek Community, passed away Mon., Dec. 2, 2013, at her granddaughter’s home in Huntsville, Ala.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m., Sat., Dec. 7, with visitation one hour before, at Vera Cruz United Methodist Church with Pastor Richard Holmes officiating. Interment will follow at the Pigeon Creek Cemetery with Foreman Brown Funeral Home directing.

The youngest of four girls, she was born March 2, 1926, to Frank and Alice Chesser, both deceased. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband George, two young sons, Andy and Michael, and sisters Marguerite, Frances, and Blanche.

Always devoted to her family and friends, she was a longtime member of Vera Cruz Methodist Church. She lived the last year of her life in Huntsville, where the families of a daughter and granddaughter cared for her. One of her favorite pastimes was bird watching.

She is survived by three daughters, Sue Lynn (Fred) Hall, of Pace, Fla., Alice Marie (Bill) Battle, of Huntsville, and Angela Kay (Ray) Harrelson, of Selma; granddaughters, Melissa (Steve) Luster and Deborah (Eric) Garland, both of Albuquerque, N.M., Wendy (Kyle) Mosier, of Huntsville, Lori (Matthew) Johnson, of Brent; grandsons, Hunter (Ginger) Harrelson, of Oxford, Miss., and Heath Harrelson, of Selma; step-grandsons, Whitman (Stacey) Smith, of Oxford, Miss., and James (Julie) Smith, of Gulf Breeze, Fla.; great-granddaughters Kaleigh, Makenna, Miracle, and Samantha Luster, of Albuquerque, Anna Anderson, Alyson, Olivia, and Leah Mosier of Huntsville; step-great granddaughters, Kesler Smith, of Oxford, and Sarah, Shelby, and Samantha Smith; great-grandsons, Makenzie, Spencer and Logan Garland, of Albuquerque; and step-great grandson Spencer Smith, of Gulf Breeze; and many dear nieces, nephews and cousins.

Pallbearers will be Hunter Harrelson, Heath Harrelson, Kyle Mosier, Matthew Johnson, Jerry Bullock, and Frank Hester. Honorary pallbearers include Ronald Taylor, Rudon Taylor, George Chesser, Morgan Chesser, Butch Chesser, Paul Owens, Larry Carroll, John Hall, Terry Ballew, Vernon Ingram, James Ingram, Lomax Ingram, Larry Pittman, Billy Little, and Clant Johnson.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Vera Cruz Methodist Church, 18881 Hwy 52, Opp, AL 36467, or Hospice Family Care of Huntsville, AL.



Beatrice Garvin Forte, 82, of the Carolina Community, passed away on Fri., Nov. 29, 2013, at her residence.

Funeral services were held on Sun., Dec. 1, from Foreman Funeral Home Chapel with interment in Carolina Cemetery.

Survivors include her husband, Fred Forte of the Carolina Community, and several nieces and nephews.

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Dorothy Armstrong Daughtry, 75, of Andalusia, died Sat., Nov. 30, 2013, in a local hospital.

Funeral services were held on Wed., Dec. 4, at Harmony Baptist Church with the Rev. Greg Cotter officiating and interment following at Harmony Cemetery with Foreman Brown-Service Funeral Home directing.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Jonathan David Daughtry Sr.; parents; George H. Armstrong and Gladys Armstrong Potts; brothers; Robert Armstrong and W.D. Armstrong; and sisters, Myrtle White, Mary Kirksey, Minnie Lunsford, Annie Mae Jones and Lillie Mae Williamson.

She is survived by her daughter, Twynette (Gerald) Worley of Andalusia; son, Jonathan David Daughtry Jr. of Wing; six grandchildren; two step-grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; sisters, Ruth (Louis) Pape of Somerset, Texas, and Joyce (Jimmy) French of San Antonio, Texas; and brother, Lamar (Sarah) Armstrong of Gantt.

Pallbearers include Michael Owens, Russell Worley, Zackery Worley, William Worley, Gevan Mayo and J.T. White.

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