Obituaries for Tues., Dec. 2, 2014

Published 12:00 am Tuesday, December 2, 2014


Mrs. Mary Reeves, 88, of Roanoke, passed away Sun., Nov. 30, 2014, at Hospice LaGrange.

Funeral services for Mrs. Reeves will be held today at 11 a.m. from Roanoke United Methodist Church with the Rev. Ralph Barrow and the Rev. Paul Messer officiating. Burial will follow at Randolph Memory Gardens with Quattlebaum Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements.

The family will receive friends at Roanoke First United Methodist Church today from 10-11 a.m.

Survivors include two daughters, Sabra Burns (husband, Steve) of Roanoke and Katina Walker (husband Kem) of Roanoke; four grandchildren, Tia W. Whaley, Seth Walker, Leigh B. Alcorn and Luke Burns; and three great-grandchildren, Lorianna Whaley, Isabella Whaley and Celia Reeves Walker.

Pallbearers will be Steve Burns, Kem Walker, Seth Walker, Luke Burns, Benji Whaley and Darrin Alcorn.

A Covington County native, Mrs. Reeves was born on Sept. 24, 1926, the daughter of James and Eunice Parrish Lord. Mrs. Reeves was a member of Roanoke First United Methodist Church and was previously employed by the Commercial Bank of Andalusia.

She was a member of the Deane Edwards Sunday school class and a member of the Crepe Myrtle Garden Club.

Mrs. Reeves was preceded in death by her parents; and her husband, Roy Reeves.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made either to the Roanoke First United Methodist Church or to a favorite charity. Online condolences may be expressed at




1202-Kilpatrick-ObitMr. Roger L. “Chief” Kilpatrick, 67, a long time resident of Ozark, passed away Sat., Nov. 29, 2014, at his home.

Funeral services will be held today at 11 a.m. at Sunset Funeral Home Chapel with Bishop Scott Hannen officiating. Burial with military honors will follow in Newton Cemetery with Sunset Funeral Home directing.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home today from 10 to 11 a.m. Flowers are being accepted or memorials may be made to Covenant Hospice, 104 Rock Bridge Road, Dothan, AL 36303.

Mr. Kilpatrick was born Jan. 19, 1947, in Opp, and he was a 1965 graduate of Carroll High School. He joined the United States Air Force in 1966 and served until he was honorably discharged in 1972. Following his military service he was employed with Hayes, Sikorsky, DynCorp and at the time of his retirement in 2010 he was working with AFS as a sheetmetal aircraft mechanic. Mr. Kilpatrick was of the Ma-Chis Lower Creek Indian Tribe of Alabama, and he has done extensive genealogical research on his family heritage.

He was preceded in death by his father, Ora Lee Kilpatrick; and his sister, Virginia Smith.

Survivors include his wife, Linda Kilpatrick; his sons, Wesley (Shan) Kilpatrick, Donovan (Donna) Kilpatrick, Marvin L. (Shanell) Bell, Roger Lennon Kilpatrick and Keith (Audrey) Kilpatrick; his mother, Sallie Mae Kilpatrick; his grandchildren, April (Davis) McDaniel, Joshua Gray, Mary Kilpatrick, Brandy Bell, Emily Ann Williams, Madison Bell, Grayson Williams, Savannah Roessel, Kaden Kilpatrick, Konnor Kilpatrick, Karson Kilpatrick and Sebastian Kilpatrick; great-grandchildren, Blayne McDaniel, Taylor Grace McDaniel and Rylan McDaniel; two brothers, Johnny Kilpatrick and Donnie Kilpatrick; two sisters, Catherine Doran and Barbara Stanford; and several nieces and nephews.




Mr. Larry Bradley Herrington, 69, of the Carolina community, passed away Sat., Nov. 29, 2014, in the Andalusia Manor nursing facility.

Funeral services will be today at 10 a.m. from Foreman Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Fred Kelley officiating. Interment will follow in Carolina Cemetery.

Survivors include his wife, Patricia Herrington; his son and daughter-in-law, Billy and Tracie Herrington of the Carolina community; five grandchildren, Frankie Clauser, Andrea Herrington, Ashton Herrington, Austin Herrington and Jaden Herrington; a great-grandchild, Larry Clauser; one brother, Joe Herrington of Pascagoula, Miss.; and sister and brother-in-law, Pam and Doug Frame, of Olive Branch, Miss.

Pallbearers will be Jeff Herrington, Jason Herrington, Justin Herrington, Alan Frame, Rickey Clauser and Evan Yates.

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



Mrs. Glendora Mae Liles Cooper, better known as “Dodie,” 87, of Red Level, died Thurs., Nov. 27, 2014, at her residence.

Funeral services were Sat., Nov. 29, from New Hope Independent Baptist Church with the Rev. Keith Parker officiating.

Mrs. Cooper is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Peggy and Floyd Wood of Andalusia; five sons and daughters-in-law, Danny and Cyndi Cooper of Shorterville, Rick and Donna Cooper of Shorterville, Tim and Janet Cooper of Andalusia, Tony and Beverly Cooper of Andalusia and Scott and Renee Cooper of Red Level; 11 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.

Mrs. Cooper was preceded in death by her husband, Sam Cooper, Jr.; and a grandson, Stephen Cooper.

Pallbearers/grandsons are Clayton Wood, Lance Wood, Jason Cooper, Dan Cooper, Nick Cooper and Ian Cooper.

The family will accept flowers or donations may be made to New Hope Independent Baptist Church.

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



1202-Parish-obitMrs. Brunize Duncan Parish, 89, of Opp, passed away on Wed., Nov. 26, 2014, at Andalusia Manor.

Funeral services for Mrs. Parish were Sat., Nov. 29, by Wyatt Funeral Home Chapel by Minister Wayne Sharpe.

She is preceaded in death by her parents, Levi and Rose Duncan; and her husband, James E. Parish.

Mrs. Parish is survived by her sons, Jerry Parish (Dianne) of Crestview, Fla. and Joey Parish (Donna) of Opp; daughters, Diane Lawerence (Tim), of Opp and Janie Hudson (Michael), of Andalusia; sisters, Rudell Thomas, of Orlando, Fla. and Bernice Respress, of Atmore; sister-in-law, Bonnie Harrison of Opp; seven grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers were Kenny Duncan, Benny Respress, Tony Norris, Jeremy Parish, Rod Tyree and Ray Sellers.