Obituaries for Thurs., Dec. 4, 2014

Published 12:00 am Thursday, December 4, 2014


Mrs. Sandra Jane Todd, 50, passed away on Sat., Nov. 29, 2014, in Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk, England.

She was born on Feb. 29, 1964, was a military wife and lived in the U.S. for 30 years.

She resided in Gantt and Straughn prior to going back to England.

A celebration of her life for friends and family will be Sat., Dec. 6, 2014 at 1 p.m. at Gantt Town Hall.

She is survived by her husband, Bruce Todd; three sons, Gunnery Sgt. Nicholas Romer USMC (Hannah) of Texas, Simon Todd (Heather) of Opp and Danial Todd of Alabama; and one daughter, Charlene Todd of Birmingham.

Mrs. Todd was blessed with grandchildren, Margaret Jewell, Alexis Todd, Jocelyn James, Jason Todd, Dannika Romer, Sophia Todd, Mattis Romer and Flyn Todd. She has two brother, David Duquid and Graeme Reed, and one sister, Pauline Cox, all of England. She will be buried by her mother in England.



Mr. Jessie L. Johnson, 75, died on Wed., Nov. 12, 2014, in a Tampa, Fla., hospital.

Mr. Johnson was born in Aug. 27, 1939, in Greenville to the late Tessie L. Sanford and Melvin Johnson, and raised in Andalusia.

A funeral service will be held at the Andalusia Comfort Inn Conference Room on MLK Expressway at 1 p.m. on Sat., Dec. 6, 2014.

He leaves to cherish his life, his wife Janice Johnson of Tampa; sister, Willie M. Stroud of Andalusia; stepdaughter and stepgranddaughter of Tampa; a dear friend, Helen Neal Ali of Tampa; and a host of cousins.