Obituaries for Tues., Feb. 25, 2014

Published 12:00 am Tuesday, February 25, 2014


Shelia Brooks, 57, of Andalusia, passed away unexpectedly Sat., Feb. 22, 2014, at Andalusia Regional Hospital.

Memorial services will be held today, Tues., Feb. 25, at noon at New Song Church. The Rev. Robert Canant will officiate with Keahey Funeral Home directing.

Brooks is survived by her ex husband, Dean Brooks; special friend, Bill Ramer; daughters, Shelina (Nicolas) Munoz of Cartersville, Ga.; Casey Brooks (Justin Ziglar) of Andalusia; grandchildren, Damion Brooks, Peyton Brooks, Caleb Brooks, Isabella Munoz and Olivia Munoz; and special pet dog, Jessi.


John M. Knox, 75, of Wing, passed away unexpectedly Fri., Feb. 21, 2014, in the Andalusia hospital.

Funeral services were held Mon., Feb. 24, at Bradley Assembly of God Church in Wing. Bro. Bobby Pitts officiated.

Special music was provided by The Mickissick Trio. Interment followed in Mt. Hermon Assembly of God Church Cemetery with Keahey Funeral Home directing.

Knox is survived by his wife, Virginia Knox of Wing; daughters, Kimberly Chyran (Robert) Ernandez of Daphne, Ala. and Karen Renee (Gary) Eanes of Mobile; grandchildren, Robert David Dean and Kaitlyn Chyran Ernandez.

Serving as pallbearers were Robert Ernandez, Don McCoy, Billy Henley, Derek Henley, Teddy Rae Motley and Paul Smith.

Honorary pallbearers were Glenn Coxwell and Billy Knox.


Bobbie Wylene Butler Ramsey, 91, of Andalusia, passed away Sun., Feb. 23, 2014, at Andalusia Regional Hospital.

Funeral services will be held Thurs., Feb. 27, 2014, at 11 a.m. at Keahey Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will follow in Stone Lake Gardens with Keahey Funeral Home directing. Family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Wed., Feb. 26.

Ramsey is survived by a son, Woody (Judy) Ramsey of River Falls; brother, Henry Bolden (Vivian) Butler of Marietta, Ga.; sister, Tensie Butler Beam of Beach Island, S.C.; grandchildren, Courtney Ramsey Henderson and Johnny Lamar Dubose, both of River Falls; great- grandchildren, Jessie Henderson and Morgan Dubose.

Ramsey is preceded in death by her husband, Woodrow Ramsey and sisters, Gwen Butler Meredith and Lorene Butler Bryan