Obituaries for July 26, 2014

Published 12:00 am Saturday, July 26, 2014


Mrs. Melinda Weed Denny, 49, of Andalusia passed away Mon., July 22, 2014, at Sacred Heart Hospital.

Funeral services were held 2 p.m., Fri., July 25, 2014, in the Keahey Funeral Home Chapel. The Rev. Ray Miles officiated.

Survivors include: husband, Wilbert Darrell Denny of Andalusia; mother, Carolyn Starnes Weed, of Andalusia; daughters, Kayla Nichole (Justin) Dewrell of Andalusia and Jessica Denny, of Andalusia; step-son, Nolan (Brittany) Denny, of Andalusia; step- daughters, Shana (Blake) Kervin, of Andalusia, Miranda Leann Denny, of Greenville; brother, Jon (Beth) Weed of Andalusia; grandchildren, Taylor Rae McKenzie, Brynnleigh Diane Worley, Hunter Blake Stinson, Houston Adam Kervin Jr. and Maddilyn Grace Denny.

Mrs. Denny was preceded in death by her father, Johnny Mack Weed.



Mr. D.C. Dubose, 99, of Harmony Community passed away Fri., July 25, 2014 at Opp Mizell Hospital.

Graveside services will be held 2 p.m., today, Sat., July 26, 2014, in the Peaceful Acres Cemetery.

The Rev. Monroe Sasser will officiate.

Survivors include: sons, Ferrel Max (Catherine Elaine) Dubose of Andalusia, Johnny H. (Ann) Dubose of Andalusia; daughters, Elouise Ballard of Opp; several grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; and several great-great grandchildren.

Mr. Dubose was preceded in death by his wife, Vera Dubose.



Mr. David Wayne Wells, 51 of Andalusia passed away Wed., July 23, 2014, at his residense.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., today, July 26, 2014, in the Keahey Funeral Home Chapel. The Rev. Mark Perry will officiate. Interment will follow in the Stone Lake Gardens Cemetery.

Survivors include: wife, Robin Gayle Davis Wells of Andalusia; father, Charles Winfred Wells of Indiana; mother-in-law, Linda Gayle Davis of Rehobeth; brothers, Chris, Jamie, Mike and Wade Wells; sisters, Nora and Casandra Wells; “mother” Claudette Mazolli of Bonifay, Fla.; numerous nieces and nephews, brother and sisters-in-law, aunts and uncles and friends.

Mr. Wells was preceded in death by his mother, Norma Beck Wells.

Pallbearers, Chris Davis, Cliff Davis, Marcus Davis, Clark Davis, Ethan Lee and Noah Lee.



Mrs. Thera Cartwright, 82, of Andalusia died Wed., July 23, 2014 at her residence. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. today, Sat. July 26, 2014, at Foreman Brown-Service Funeral Home. Interment will follow at Brooks Cemetery. Mrs. Cartwright was preceded in death by her husband, James Edward Cartwright; father, Bud Mitchell; mother, Dot Smith; grandsons, Randall Jason Sanders and Brandon Creal; and granddaughter, Amanda Cartwright.

Mrs. Cartwright is survived by her daughters and sons-in-law, Helen (Dwight) Scofield of Andalusia, Glenda (Weldon) Fitzpatrick of Opp, and Rita Drew of Andalusia; son and daughter-in-law, Floyd (Jane) Cartwright of Mobile; eleven grandchildren; 13 great grandchildren; step-father, John Smith (Cindy) of McKenzie; brothers and sisters, Glenn Smith of Andalusia, Louanne Carter of Calvary, GA, Charles (Cindy) Smith, Rebie (Jimmy) Scruggs, Wayne (Gail) Smith, and Judy (Allen) Wingard all of McKenzie; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers are her grandsons, Michael Majors, Justin Majors, Zachary Majors, DJ Cartwright, Denver Cartwright and Jere Creal.

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Mrs. Lorraine Powell Carter, 94, formerly of Andalusia, died Thurs., July 24, 2014, in Enterprise. A graveside service will be held at 1:30 p.m. Sun., July 27, 2014 at Andalusia Memorial Cemetery. Visitation will be from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. Saturday at Foreman Funeral Home.

Mrs. Carter is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, John Bence and Lori Carter of Enterprise; daughter and son-in-law, Marilyn Carter and Durwood Collins of Pelham; two grandchildren, John Bence (Megan) Carter, Jr. of Enterprise and Sara P. Carter of Douglasville, Ga.; sister, Neva Powell Carter of Louisville, Ky.; sisters-in-law, Mrs. John Clay Powell, Mrs. Flay Owens, Mrs. Jean Fuqua, Mrs. LaNelle Carter, Mrs. Jerri Carter and Mrs. Sally Carter; and numerous nieces and nephews.

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Mr. Ricky Lavon Wallace, 60, of Andalusia, passed away Wed., July 23, 2014, in the Andalusia Hospital.

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m., today, Sat., July 26, 2014 from Pleasant Home Baptist Church with the Rev. Billy Boles officiating, interment will follow in Pleasant Home Cemetery.

Survivors include his wife, Kathy Wallace of Andalusia; daughter, Bridget Veasey of Andalusia; son and daughter-in-law, Justin Aaron and Libby Wallace of Dothan; three grandchildren, Cole Veasey, Tanner Veasey and Ella Wallace; brother and sister-in-law, Jeff and Sonia Wallace of Andalusia; and sister and brother-in-law, Ann Wallace and Ron Mancil of Perry, Ga. He was preceded in death by parents, George and Lucile Wallace and grandparents, William and Florence Wallace and Lewis and Minnie Barnes.

Pallbearers include Cole Veasey, Tanner Veasey, Zak Wallace, Branston Wallace, Raymond Lassiter and Johnny Lassiter.

The family asks that in lieu of flowers, please make donations to Comfort Care Hospice.

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