Obituaries for Wed., March 19 2014

Published 12:00 am Wednesday, March 19, 2014


Annie Laura Messick, 79, of Opp, passed away Mon., March 17, 2014, at Mizell Memorial.

Funeral services were held Tues., March 18, at Keahey Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Billy Boles officiating. Interment folowed in the Weed Cemetery with Keahey Funeral Home directing.

Messick is survived by one brother, Cloy Messick of Mobile; four sisters, Judy (Glen) Gibson of Andalusia, Mary (Cleatus) Maddox of Andalusia, Betty Edgar of Ozark and Lena Morgan of Andalusia; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by brothers, Charles Messick, Jonas “Pete” Messick, Stant Messick and Jerry Messick; and nephew, Fred Kelley.


Eunice P. Buckelew, 86, of Andalusia, passed away Mon., March 17, 2014, at Andalusia Regional Hospital.

Funeral services will be Thurs., March 20, at 2 p.m. from Foreman Funeral Home Chapel with interment in Andalusia Memorial Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5 until 8 p.m. today, Wed., March 19, at Foreman Funeral Home.

Buckelew is survived by her daughter, Charlotte (Kenneth) Godwin of Andalusia; grandchildren, Zac Godwin and Gabby Godwin;  and brothers, Daniel (Jean) Peterson of Lockhart and Billy Jay Peterson of Auburndale, Fla.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Howell G. Taylor and Cecil Buckelew.

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