Obituaries for Fri., Dec. 12, 2014

Published 12:00 am Friday, December 12, 2014


Mrs. Betty J. Canant, 78, of Andalusia, passed away Tues., Dec. 9, 2014, in the Opp hospital.

Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. on Sun., Dec. 14 from Foreman Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Mike Wilcox officiating. Interment will follow in Antioch Cemetary.

Visitation will be at 1 p.m. on Sunday at Foreman Funeral Home.

She is survived by her daughters and sons-in-law, Sandra and Charlie Brown of Columbiana and Donna and Ricky B. Bass of Andalusia; her son and daughter-in-law, Thomas Allen and Miriam Canant of Andalusia; grandchildren, Kellie Speer, Jeb Brown, Jake Brown, Nicholas Bass, Ashley Poweel, Mac Canant and Matt Canant; her great-grandchildren, Sage Speer, Baker Speer, Ava Grace Brown, Joel Ryan Bass, Wilson Bruce Bass, Aubree Claire Powell, Eddisen Powell, Brenton Canant and Collin Canant; one brother, Joe Bradley of Opp; two sisters, Shirley Cauley of Opp and Catherine Davis of Andalusia; a stepbrother, Willard Bradley of Opp; and several nieces and nephews.

She is preceded in death by her husband, George Canant; and her parents, Sam Wilson and Clara Bush.

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Mrs. Josephine Liles Donaldson, 80, died on Tues., Dec. 9, 2014, at Andalusia hospital.

Funeral services were Thurs., Dec. 11, by Foreman Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Billy Boles officiating. Interment will follow in Fairmount Cemetery.

She is survived by daughters and sons-in-law, Bobbie Nell and Charles Readinger of Temple, Pa., and Rhonda and Tony Neal of Florence; sons, Robert Powell and John Powell, both of Andalusia; nine grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Robert and Nobie Liles; husbands, Roland “RD” Powell and Lewis Donaldson; daughter, Katie Williamson; brother, Marvin Liles; and grandchildren, Robin and Vickie Powell.



Mr. Sherrell Todd Thrash, 57, of Andalusia, passed away Mon., Dec. 8, 2014, in the Andalusia hospital.

There will be a visitation today, Fri., Dec. 12, from 3:30-5:30 p.m., at Foreman Funeral Home. A graveside service in Evergreen Memorial Cemetery located in Sylacauga, will take place at 1 p.m. on Sat., Dec. 13.

He is survived by his wife, Gail Thrash of Andalusia; son, Jeremy Thrash of Colo.; step-sons, Jimmy Johnson and Alex Hamby, both of Andalusia; granddaughter, Alayna Thrash; grandsons, Breyden Thrash, Colton Hamby and Kaden Hamby; stepgrandson, Jay Abulencia; mother, Hazel Thrash of Pensacola, Fla.; and brother, Gary Thrash of Ga.

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