Obituaries for Wed., Nov. 19, 2014

Published 12:00 am Wednesday, November 19, 2014


Mrs. Hazel Sanders Moore, 84, of Anniston and formerly of Carrollton, Ga., passed away on Mon., Nov. 17, 2014.

The funeral service for Mrs. Moore will be at 10 a.m. on Thurs., Nov. 20, at the Oxford Church of Christ, where she was a member. Interment will be at 3:30 p.m. at the Andalusia Memorial Cemetery, alongside her late husband.

The family will receive friends today from 5-8 p.m. at K.L. Brown Memory Chapel in Golden Springs.

She was born Hazel Marjorie Sanders in Luverne, on May 6, 1930. She graduated from Luverne High School and attended Troy State University and The University of Alabama.

Mrs. Moore was preceded in death by her husband of 28 years, Dr. W. Glenn Moore, whom she married on March 18, 1949. She was also preceded in death by her parents, James Virgil and Johnnie Redmon Sanders; and two brothers, Eugene and Carlton Sanders.

She is survived by two sons, Dr. Vance Moore (Laura) of Anniston and Dr. Allan Moore (Teresa) of Manchester, Ga.; daughter, Sheri Moore Kell (Tain) of Marietta, Ga.; and six grandchildren, Matthew Moore, Andy Moore, Dr. Marie Moore Channell (Clifton), Katy Moore Wadsworth (Miles), Ally Moore and Carlton Kell; brother-in-law, Dr. Morgan Moore (Wilma) of Andalusia; and sister-in-law, Jeanette F. Moore of Little Rock, Ark.

She treasured all of her nieces and nephews, especially Reba Long, Rebecca Grail, Debbie Gregory and Edward Sanders.

Mrs. Moore cherished time with her family foremost, along with cooking, traveling, gardening and was an avid bridge player in several clubs.

Pallbearers will be Andy Moore, Blake Gregory, Clifton Channell and Miles Wadsworth. Honorary pallbearers will be the Elders of the Oxford Church of Christ.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her memory to Rainbow Omega, P.O. Box 740, Eastaboga, AL36260-0740.



Mrs. Suwannee Bozeman Kimbro, 82, a resident of Dozier, died Mon., Nov. 17, 2014.

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. on Thurs., Nov. 20, at the Turner Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Eugene Meadows and the Rev. Jerry Hogwood officiating. Interment will follow in Kimbro Cemetery with Turner Funeral Home of Luverne directing.

Mrs. Kimbro was preceded in death by her husband of 64 years, Rex Kimbro; her parents, Morris and Bessie Bozeman; sister, Betty Vann; and son-in-law, Bill Norman.

Survivors include son, Ricky (Shelia) Kimbro; two daughters, Sharon Norman and Janet (Ned) Sheffield; seven grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Thursday from 9:30 a.m. until the service.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that any memorial donations be made to Kimbro Cemetery c/o First National Bank of Dozier, P.O. Drawer 68, Dozier, AL 36028, or Dozier Baptist Church, P.O. Drawer 67, Dozier, AL 36028.



Mrs. Vera Merle Cross, 77, formerly of Andalusia, died Sun., Nov. 16, 2014, in an Irving, Texas hospital, surrounded by family.

Funeral services for Mrs. Cross will be held on Thurs., Nov. 20, at 11 a.m. from Foreman Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will follow in Carolina Cemetery. Visitation will be one-hour prior to services.

She was born on Dec. 14, 1936 to parents, Aaron Teel and Bessie Harrelson Teel in Andalusia. Vera was a retired supervisor with Sunny South Fashions in Dallas, and was a vibrant member of Hear of Worship Baptist Church in Irving, Texas. She will be dearly missed by all of her family.

Mrs. Cross is survived by her husband, Cecil E. Cross of Irving; sons and a daughter-in-law, Billy Cross of Irving and Jerry and Gayla Cross of Gun Barrel City, Texas; sisters, Mary Ethel Brooks, Marie Armstrong and Frances Patterson all of Andalusia; brother and sister-in-law, Aaron and Sherry Teel of Andalusia; four grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

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Mrs. Opal Overstreet Stone Radford, passed with peace and grace on Sun., Nov. 16, 2014, two days before her 93rd birthday, with her family at her side, after a long illness.

Opal was born in Dixie. She attended Damascus ELHI and Troy State Teacher’s College. She taught at Henly Roberts ELHI before being employed by the Andalusia City School System, where she worked until her retirement on July 1, 1986. After her retirement, Opal was active in duplicate bridge, enjoyed fishing, working in her garden and yard and reading a good book. She was a longtime member of the Andalusia First Baptist Church. She will always be remembered as a loving mother and grandmother.

Funeral services will be today at 1 p.m., from Foreman Funeral Home Chapel with Dr. Fred Karthaus officiating. Interment will follow in Andalusia Memorial Cemetery. Visitation will be at 11 a.m. today at Foreman Funeral Home.

Mrs. Radford is survived by her sons and daughters-in-law, Norman Earl and Janice Stone of Knoxville, Tenn., and Edward L. “Pete” and Mary Lynn Stone of Andalusia; daughter and son-in-law, Linda Kay and Roy Jansson of Farmington, Ark.; grandchildren, Christopher Jansson, Michael Jansson, Sara Stone Armstrong, Rebekah Stone Fusco, John David Stone, Amie Stone Spirko and Charles Russell Stone; and 22 great-grandchildren.

She is predeceased in death by husband and father of her children, Elasker L. Stone and husband, Flournoy Radford in 1984.

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Ms. Eva Virginia Waters, 77, of Andalusia, died Fri., Nov. 14, 2014, at her residence.

Funeral services were held Tues., Nov. 15, at 11 a.m. from Foreman Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Billy Boles officiating.

Mrs. Waters is survived by her two daughters and son-in-law, Debbie St. Jean and Janet and Dewayne Morris, all of Andalusia; grandchildren, Christy St. Jean, Kevin Watts and Michael Watts; great-grandchildren, Karsyn Watts, Lakyn Stokes and Dalton Henigan; sister, Lugene Imms of Dalton, Ga.; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers will include; Dewayne Morris, Kevin Watts, Michael Watts, Josh Sightler, Vance Millines and Vernon Millines.

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