Obituaries for Wed., Jan. 14, 2015

Published 12:00 am Wednesday, January 14, 2015


Mrs. Beulah M. Carrera, 96, of Andalusia, passed away Mon., Jan. 12, 2015, at Andalusia Regional Hospital.

Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m., Thurs., Jan. 15, in the Keahey Funeral Home chapel. The Rev. Ed Ganus will officiate. Interment will follow in the Rawls Baptist Church cemetery with Keahey Funeral Home directing.

The family will receive friends one-hour prior to the service.

Survivors include sons, Dale Lininger of Michigan, Roger (Kathy) Lininger of Dozier and Duane (Jean) Lininger of Dozier; daughter, Sharon Lininger of Langing, Mich.; 11 grandchildren; numerous great grandchildren; and numerous great-great grandchildren.

Mrs. Carrera was preceded in death by her husbands; her oldest son, Larrie Lininger; and two grandchildren, Brian Lininger and Gail Richards.

In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to the Philadelphia Baptist Church, 108 Waits Dr., Andalusia, AL 36421 or the Rawls Baptist Church, 28776 Central St., Andalusia, AL 36421.




Mr. Gregory Bruce Adkison, 50, of Andalusia, passed away Sun., Jan. 11, 2015, at his residence.

Funeral services were held Tues., Jan. 13, from Foreman Funeral Home chapel with the Rev. Greg Cotter officiating. Interment followed in Andalusia Memorial Cemetery.

He is survived by his wife, Nichole Adkison of Andalusia; his daughters and son-in-law, Ashley Michelle and Justin Stovall and Christian Davis of Andalusia; two grandchildren, Hugh Wallace Stovall and Kinsley Jane Stovall; his mother, Linda Adkison of Andalusia; and brother, Rodney Adkison of Atlanta, Ga.

He is preceded in death by his father, Bruce Adkison; his paternal grandparents, J. E. and Alma Adkison; and his maternal grandparents, Jessie and Avis Dauphin.

Pallbearers were Jamie Dozier, Lamar Dozier, Jeff Williamson, Jimmy Williamson, Jesse Dauphin and Wayne Dauphin.

The family will accept flowers or memorials to Pilots for Christ, 107 Airport Road, Monroeville, AL 36460.



Mr. Robert Earl “Bud” Couch, 91, of Andalusia, passed away Sat. Jan. 10, 2015, at his residence.

Mr. Couch was a veteran of WWII, and was an educator and principal for 31 years, mostly in Brunswick, Ga.

Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. today, Wed., Jan. 14, at the First Baptist Church with Dr. Fred Karthaus officiating. Interment will follow in Enon Cemetery.

Visitation will be at 1 p.m. on Wednesday at the First Baptist Church.

Survivors include his sons and daughters-in-law, Alan and Janice Couch of Moulton and Mike and Kim Couch of Andalusia; his grandchildren, Jason Couch, Zach Couch and Martha Couch; and one great grandchild, Ryder Couch.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Jesse and Bellzora Couch; 10 brothers and sisters; a grandson, Michael Couch; and his beloved wife, Opal Powell Couch.

Pallbearers will be Jason Couch, Zachary Couch, James Mitchell, Jimmy Findley, Art Gilbert and Alan Bracewell

Honorary pallbearer will be Martha Couch.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Michael Alan Couch Scholarship Fund at LBW Community College, P.O. Box 1418, Andalusia, AL 36420.

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Mr. Virgil O’Neal Hamlet, 86, of Andalusia, died Fri., Jan. 9, 2015, in a Dothan hospital.

Funeral services were held Tues., Jan. 13, at Adellum Baptist Church with Bro. Billy Boles and Bro. Bobby Morgan officiating. Interment followed in Adellum Cemetery.

Mr. Hamlet is survived by his wife, Cheryl Hamlet of Andalusia; mother-in-law, Martha Parrish of Andalusia; sisters-in-law, Theresa (Leon) Waller of Ozark and Fredia (Michael) DeSchepper of Enterprise; and numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his first wife, Mary Agnes Hamlet; sisters, Elizabeth Smith and Marie Hancock; and brothers, Aubrey Hamlet and Wilson Hamlet.

The family asks that in lieu of flowers, to please make donations to Adellum Baptist Church.

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Mr. Timothy E. Harrelson, 57, of Andalusia, died Fri., Jan. 9, 2015, at his residence.

A visitation was held ­­­Tues., Jan. 13, at Foreman Funeral Home.

Memorial services will be announced at a later date.

Mr. Harrelson is survived by his wife, Patricia Harrelson of Opp; brothers and sisters-in-law, Daniel and Jenny Harrelson and David and Martha Harrelson, all of Andalusia; sister-in-law, Sharon Harrelson of Bay Minette; stepdaughter and stepson-in-law, Dawn and Peter Kelley of Opp; grandchildren, Abree Kelley and Mason Kelley; nephews, Wade (Jennifer) Harrelson and Justin (Kim) Harrelson; niece, Dominique Burdeaux; special niece, Allie Harrelson; and numerous great nieces and nephews.

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