Obituaries for Fri., Jan. 16, 2015

Published 12:00 am Friday, January 16, 2015


Mrs. Mamie Ruth Lane, 96, of Andalusia, passed away Thurs., Jan. 15, 2015, at Andalusia Regional Hospital.

A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m., Sat., Jan. 17 , in the Andalusia Memorial Cemetery with Keahey Funeral Home directing. The Rev. Fred Karthaus will officiate.

The family will receive friends one-hour prior to services in the Keahey Funeral Home chapel.

Survivors include sons, Ronnie (Sandra) Lane of Andalusia and Jerry (Mary) Lane of Niceville, Fla.; daughter, Patricia Blanton of Andalusia; grandchildren, Jennifer Reese, Jeff Lane, Laura Lane, Jill (Steven) Prevett and Nancy (Jeremy) Wilson; and great-grandchildren, Peyton Prevett, Lane Prevett, Sarah Katherine Reese, Jack Wilson and Julianne Wilson.

Mrs. Lane was preceded in death by her husband, Heskew Lane; and her son-in-law, Jimmy Blanton.

Pallbearers will be Lane Prevett, Jeremy Wilson, Jeff Lane, Winston Fletcher, Nathan Riddle and Steven Prevett.




Leon “Burl” Rushing, 82, of Andalusia, passed away on Wed., Jan. 14, 2015, in the Andalusia Regional Hospital.

A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. Sat., Jan. 17, at the Andalusia Memorial Cemetery.

Visitation will be one-hour prior to services at Foreman Funeral Home.

He is survived by his wife, Mary Rushing of Andalusia; sisters and brothers-in-law, Corene and Bill Alcorn of Andalusia, Orene King of Pittsburg, Pa., and Betty Sue and Brook Bell of Navarre, Fla.; brothers and sisters-in-law, Robert Rushing of Many, La., and Lawrence and Bernadine rushing of Andalusia; and a number of nieces and nephews.

He is preceded in death by his parents, David and Lacy Rushing; brothers, Lenord Rushing and Glady Rushing; and sisters, Mildred Prichard, Nellie and Ruby Ferguson.

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Timothy Jaxon Lee Harrelson, the infant son of Justin and Kimberly Harrelson, passed away Mon., Jan. 12, 2015, in Montgomery.

Graveside services were held Thurs., Jan. 15, at Gantt Cemetery with Brother Frankie McVay officiating and Foreman Funeral Home directing.

He is survived by his parents, Justin and Kimberly Harrelson of Brantley; a brother, C. J. Harrelson of Red Level; his paternal grandparents, David and Martha Harrelson of Andalusia; his maternal grandmother, Debra Reddish of Gantt; maternal great-grandparents, Mittie and David Knowles of Red Level; his aunts and uncles, Jennifer Castleberry, Jessica Castleberry, Billy Castleberry and Wade and Jennifer Harrelson; and several cousins.

He is preceded in death by his maternal grandfather, Lee Castleberry; maternal stepgrandfather, Fred Reddish; and maternal great-grandfather, Billy Lee Castleberry Sr.

Those who served as pallbearers were Jonathan Bush, Tracy Morgan and Vince Pruitt.

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