Obituaries for Thurs., Oct. 2, 2014

Published 12:00 am Thursday, October 2, 2014


Mrs. Florence R. Holloway, 91, of Andalusia, passed away Wed., Oct. 1, 2014, in the Andalusia Regional Hospital.

Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Keahey Funeral Home.

She is survived by sons and daughter-in-law, Michael and Sherry Holloway and Johnny Holloway; daughter and son-in-law, Carolyn and Terry Turner.

More survivors to be announced.




Mrs. Nobie Barton Kelley, 89, of the Rose Hill Community died Mon., Sept. 29, 2014 in Andalusia.

Funeral services for Mrs. Kelley will be held Thurs., Oct. 2, 2014, at 2 p.m., from the Bethany Baptist Church.

Dr. Michael Mynatt will officiate; a eulogy will be given by Judge Trippy McGuire; and the Rev. Jared Parker will officiate at graveside.

Interment will be in the Mt. Gilead Cemetery.

She is survived by two daughters and their husbands, Ruth and Larry Walker of Nashville, Tenn., and Jackie and Greg Parker of Andalusia; three sons and daughters-in-law, Pete and Virginia Kelley of Enterprise; Randy and Sherry Kelley of Andalusia; and Andy and Kathy Kelley of Dothan; grandchildren, Krystal (Zivko) Walker, Hubble (Joy) Sowards, Michael (Tabitha) Kelley, Russell Kelley, Blake Kelley, Jason Kelley, Scotty (Micalyn) Kelley, Julie (Jeremy) Hardy, TJ Kelley, Laura (Daniel) Wells; Zack (Casey) Kelley, Ryan Kelley, Jared (Amanda) Parker, McKenna (Derek) Fore, Ross Parker and Chase Parker; step grandchildren, Brandon (Kristi) Martin and Brooke Martin; great-grandchildren, Kaleb Hobbs, Conner and Brady Sowards; Jackson and Dylan Kelley; Brynne Kelley, Austin, Savannah, Ashland and Hudson Kelley, Brylon and Baylor Kelley, John Parker, Sawyer and Cooper Hardy, Grover and Lacey Jane Wells, Tucker and Brinkley Kelley, Jaycee and Rhylee Parker and Abbie Fore; Step great-grandchildren, Kryslin Martin and Braelynn Napier; a brother and sisters-in-law, Jerry and Kathy Barton of Pace, Fla., and Rebecca Barton and Totsie Barton of Andalusia.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Jack Kelley; parents, Furman and Ruth Fletcher Barton; brothers, Fletcher, Marvin, Gene, Ray and Lawrence Barton; son-in-law, Jerry Williams; granddaughter, Kelley Walker; in-laws, Jacob Pete and Etta Hammett Kelley.

The body will lie in state at Foreman Funeral Home at 5:30 p.m., today, and at the church 30 minutes prior to the service.

Pallbearers will be Zivko Walker, Hubble Sowards, Michael, Russell, Blake, Jason, Scotty, TJ, Zack, Ryan Kelley, Ross and Chase Parker.

Family and friends unable to attend may sign an online registry at




Mrs. Lillian Barnes Cookman, 95, of Dozier, passed away Sun., Sept. 28, 2014.

Memorial services will be held at 3 p.m. Fri., at Oak Grove Church.

Mrs. Cookman is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Sheila and Frank Daugherty of Dozier; two sons and daughter-in-law, Ronald Barnes and Donald and Donna Barnes both of Dozier; 10 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren.

Family and friends unable to attend may sign an online registry at