Obituaries for Thurs., June 5, 2014

Published 12:00 am Thursday, June 5, 2014


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 and his girlfriend, Ken Reed and Edwina Edwards; step daughter, Rita (Bill) Ross; grandchildren, Shelby Reed, Amanda Riles, Chucky Ross, Michael Ross, Trevor Bulger and Angela Lewis; brother, Junior Howard; sisters, Syble (William) Knowles and Patricia (Leon) Ballard; and sister-in-law, Susan Howard.
Visitation will be held today, 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


Roy M. Everage, of Brantley, formerly of Andalusia, left to be with the Lord Tues., June 3, 2014.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Yancey Marion Everage and Mollie Mae Brunson Everage,  and his sister, Rea Everage (Lyman) Weaver.

Funeral services will be Sat., June 7 at 11 a.m. from Foreman Funeral Home Chapel with Dr. Gene Gillis and Rev. Keith Price officiating. Interment will follow in Andalusia Memorial Cemetery. Visitation will be held at 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Foreman Funeral Home.

Everage is survived by his wife, Margaret Jean Blow Everage of Luverne; daughters, Pam (Robert) Grant of Birmingham, Becky (Bill) McPherson and Gail (Larry) Eardley of Mobile; sisters, Dorothy Everage Gillis, Emma Jean Everage Self and Patsy Everage Hargrove; eight grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and was especially loved by his nieces and nephews, great nieces and nephews,and great-great nieces and nephews.

He loved his family, friends, spending time outdoors and visiting and helping others. He was a true man of faith, who has now gone to be with the Lord.
A special appreciation is extended to the members of the First Assembly of God Church in Luverne, who have given great support and love to him during his life. Everage’s family would also like to thank a dear friend, Opal Peek, for the support and care she’s shown him through the years.

The family will accept flowers or memorials may be made to the First Assembly of God in Luverne, 9674 Alabama Highway 87, Troy, AL 36079.

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


Annette Bush Tunnell, 65, a resident of Georgiana, passed away Mon., June 2, 2014. Funeral service will be held at today, Thurs., June 5, at noon at Bethel Primitive Baptist Church with the Rev. Rex Tolbert officiating. Burial will follow in Bethel Church Cemetery with Johnson Funeral Home, Georgiana, Alabama directing arrangements. The family will receive friends from 11 a.m. until Funeral service at Bethel Church.

Bush is survived by her husband, Shep Pierce of Georgiana; daughter, Leigh (Sean) Batchelor of Mobile; mother, Lucile Bush of Georgiana; sister, Margaret (Lester) Faulk of Mobile; brothers, Rogene Bush, Winton (Kaye) Bush, both of McKenzie; granddaughter, Bayleigh Batchelor of Mobile; and grandson, Bennett Batchelor of Mobile.

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