Obituaries for Fri., April 11, 2014

Published 12:00 am Friday, April 11, 2014


Georgia Moore Blackmon, 88, of Gantt, passed away Tues., April 8, 2014, at Andalusia Manor.

Blackmon was born Oct. 19, 1925, to Lewis Walker Moore and Emma Estelle Callaway Moore. A graduate of Troy State University, she lettered in women’s basketball during her college days. She was a retired teacher, having taught three years at Rose Hill School and 30 years at Red Level High School, where she was the Beta Club sponsor. She was the last living member of Gantt Methodist Church and was also active in the Order of Eastern Star.

Funeral services were held Thurs., April 10, from Foreman Funeral Home Chapel with interment in Able Cemetery.

Blackmon is survived by her daughter, Connie Blackmon Cauthen of Gantt; grandson, Timothy Hendon Cauthen of Gantt; and her faithful pup, Hunnybunny.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Hendon “Red” Blackmon; and son-in-law, Jerry L. Cauthen.

Pallbearers were Bobby Lee Johns, Bubba Evers, Buddy Johns, Josh Rudder, Marion Johnson and Jim Johnson.

Memorials may be made to the Able Cemetery Fund, c/o Gantt Baptist Church.

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Brenda Hellen Poole, 70, of Andalusia, passed away Mon., April 7, 2014, at Andalusia Manor.

Funeral services were held Wed., April 9, from Foreman Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Larry Stewart officiating. Interment followed in Able Cemetery in Gantt.

Poole is survived by sisters, Barbara Teel of Andalusia and Bobbie Poole Cassady Blankenship of Alexander City; step -sisters, Virginia Kirkland of Andalusia and Mary Etheridge of Houston.

Pallbearers were Jeff Bundrick, Casey Teel, Kenneth Teel, Randy Watson Jr. and Chase Watson.

Memorials may be made to West Highland Baptist Church or Comfort Care Hospice.

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