Obituaries for Fri., Dec. 5, 2014

Published 12:00 am Friday, December 5, 2014


Mr. Ralph Gene Worley, 91, of Andalusia, died on Thurs., Dec. 4, 2014.

Funeral services will be today at 2 p.m., from Foreman Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Robert Marley and the Rev. Herbert Brown officiating.

Interment will follow in Antioch Cemetery. Visitation will begin at 12:30 p.m.

Survivors include his daughters and sons-in-law, Glenda and Bobby Barnes, Sharon and Alex Leonard, and Margaret and William Dewrell, all of Andalusia; three sons and daughters-in-law, Cecil and Mary Lois Worley of Red Level, Raymond and Sharon Worley of Andalusia, and Douglas and Maureen Worley, also of Andalusia; 14 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren, and three great-great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Juanita Worley; daughter, Patricia Worley; and grandson, Tracy Davis.

The family will accept flowers or donations may be made to Antioch Cemetery.

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



Mrs. Faye Davis White, 84, of Pace, Fla., and of the Pleasant Home community, returned to her heavenly home on Thurs., Dec. 4, 2014, in Pensacola, Fla.

Her devotion to her family and her firm belief in God supported her during times of declining health, and gave her great peace after the loss of her husband of 64 years.

Funeral services will be at 11a.m., Sat., Dec. 6, at Pleasant Home Baptist Church with the Rev. Fred Kelley officiating.

Interment will follow in the church cemetery with Foreman Brown-Service Funeral Home directing. Visitation will be today after 6 p.m. at Foreman’s, and 30 minutes prior to services at the church.

Mrs. White is survived by her sons, Jerry (Lisa) White and Randy White of Pace, Tom (Marty) White and Steve(Casey) White, of Andalusia; five grandchildren, Shauna (David) Reese of Pace, Alex (Ashley) Trommelen of Pensacola, David (Renata) White, Athen White and Vance White of Gulf Breeze; four great-grandchildren; and brother, Carl (Rebecca) Davis of Pleasant Home.

Mrs. White was preceded in death by a husband, J.T. White; sister, Louvenia Halford; and daughter-in-law, Liz White.





Mrs. Elizabeth Snellgrove Henderson, 94, a resident of Brantley, died Tues., Dec. 2, 2014.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. on Sat., Dec. 6, at Brantley Baptist Church with the Rev. Burney Enzor, the Rev. Jim Tate and the Rev. Travis Johnson officiating. Interment will follow in Brantley Cemetery, with Turner Funeral Home of Luverne directing.

Mrs. Henderson is preceded in death by her husband, Raymond E. Henderson Sr.; parents, Louis and Mattie Snellgrove; two brothers, Purnell Snellgrove and William Snellgrove; and son-in-law, Vernon Robbins.

She is survived by three children, Earl (Gayle) Henderson, Melissa (Jack) Jackson and Mary Lib Robbins; nine grandchildren, Donna (John) Glover, Amy Hope (Jon) Tulloch, Misty Taylor, Laura (Jonathan) Layfield, Judith (Jim) Tate, Rachel (Charles) Farmer, Elizabeth (Paul) Wilander, Forrest (Brooke) Jackson and Daniel (Sherei) Jackson; twelve great-grandchildren; brother, Dr. Don (Margaret) Snellgrove; and several nieces and a nephew.

Active pallbearers will be John Glover, Jon Tulloch, Jonathan Layfield, Charles Farmer, Forrest Jackson, Daniel Jackson, John Snellgrove, Comer Carpenter and Paul Wilander.

Honorary pallbearers will be members of the L.L.L. Sunday School Class.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Friday evening from 6 to 8 p.m.

It is the family’s request that memorials be made to Brantley Baptist Church, P.O. Box 61, Brantley, AL 36009, to The Gideons International, P.O. Box 51, Luverne, AL 36049, or to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, P.O. Box 1893, Memphis, TN 38101-9950.



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 reared 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.