Obituaries for Wed., June 4, 2014

Published 12:00 am Wednesday, June 4, 2014


Carolyn Jackson, 69, of Andalusia, passed away Sun., June 1, 2014, at her residence.

Funeral services were held Tues., June 3, at Keahey Funeral Home Chapel. Pastor Benji Jordan officiated. Special music was provided by the family. Burial followed in Buck Creek Baptist Church cemetery with Keahey Funeral Home directing.

Jackson is survived by her children, Wayne (Charlotte) Jackson of Andalusia, Dewanna (Walt) Henderson of Andalusia, Rhonda (Rick) Ivey of Troy and Lynn (Michael) Bulger of Andalusia; grandchildren, Landon Jackson, Krystal Henderson, John Ivey, Kim Evon (Charlie Nowling) and Amanda (Jarred) Norman; great-grandchildren, Ashley Bulger, Jeff Bulger, Camden Jackson, Alex Evon, Blayne Evon and Hayden Norman.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Tommie D. and Velma Viola Jackson; a son, Jeffery Lynn Jackson; and a great-grandson, Landon Blake Jackson.

She was a lifelong resident of Covington County and a long-term member of West Highland Assembly of God Church. She was a seamstress at Covington Casket Factory until she retired.


Karen Howard McLendon, 66, of River Falls, passed away Tues., June 3, 2014, at her residence. Funeral services will be held Fri., June 6, at 10 a.m. from Foreman Funeral Home chapel with brothers Durwood Cleland, Brent Cook and Harold Morris officiating. Interment will follow at Andalusia Memorial Cemetery.

McLendon is survived by a son, Ken Reed; step daughter, Rita (Bill) Ross; grandchildren, Shelby Reed, Amanda Riles, Chucky Ross, Michael Ross, and Angela Lewis; brother, Junior Howard; sisters, Syble (William) Knowles and Patricia (Leon) Ballard; and sister-in-law, Susan Howard.

Visitation will be held Thurs., June 5, from 6 until 8 p.m. at Foreman Funeral Home.

The family asks that in lieu of flowers donations be made, in Mrs. McLendon’s honor, to a charity of your choice.

Pallbearers will be Lamar Thomasson, Marvin Carnley, Tim Barbaree, Brent Cook, Jeff Walker and Chris Smith.

Family and friends unable to attend the services may sign the guest registry online at