Obits for Thurs., Feb. 12

Published 12:00 am Thursday, February 12, 2015

Jimmy Edwin Carlisle

Mr. Jimmy Edwin Carlisle, age 57 of Andalusia, passed away Feb. 10, 2015, at his residence in Andalusia.

Private funeral services will be held at Keahey Funeral Home chapel at a later date.

Survivors include his wife, Susan Carlisle of Andalusia; his mother, Mildread Bass of Andalusia; son, Chad ( Tiffany ) Carlisle of Kinston; daughter, Erica Carlisle of Andalusia; and grandchildren, Gracie Findley and Caroline Carlisle.

Mr. Carlisle was preceded in death by his father, Thomas Carlisle, in 1972.


Eddie Dean


A memorial service for Eddie Dean Carnley, 61, will be held at 11 a.m. Sat., Feb. 14, at Foreman Funeral Home Chapel, with Bro. Tony McLaughlin officiating.

A family visitation will be held at 10:30 a.m.

Mr. Carnley, formerly of Andalusia, passed away on Wed., Jan. 28, 2015, in Our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital with his family by his side. He was a resident of Argillite, Ky., at the time of his death.

Eddie was born on Sept. 23, 1953, in Andalusia, to the late Emma Lou Carnley and Eddie U. Worley.

Mr. Carnley worked for Great Lake Minerals as a laborer for many years. He was also a board member for Little Sandy Fire Dept, and Assistant Scout Master Troop 172-Argillite. He served as a firefighter for the City of Andalusia for 24 years. Eddie enjoyed hobbies such as fishing, camping, flea markets, yard sales, long drives, Boy Scouts, watching westerns but most of all spending time with his family and friends.

Left behind to cherish his memory are his loving wife of 10 years, Claudette Carnley of Argillite, Ky, two daughters, Angie (Mike) Kyles of Andalusia, and Maria Carnley of Georgia; two sons, Eric (Alyshia) Carnley of Andalusia, and Eddie (Tina) Carnley of Florida; a stepson, Foster Gipson of Argillite, Ky.; two brothers, Marvin Carnley of Andalusia, and Cecil (Carol) Carnley of New Mexico; a sister, Peggy Parks of Loango in, Tyler, Ricky, Robert, and Toril and a host of friends and extended family that will miss him dearly.

He was preceded in death by his brothers, Billy Joe Carnley, Albert Carnley Jr., Jeff Carnley, Odean Worley and Ordrey Worley; and three sisters, Irene Wise, Oleane Smith, and Opal Veasey.



Sonny Franklin Hart, 69, of Florala passed away Mon., Feb. 09, 2015, while camping at Open Pond.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., Thurs., Feb. 12, 2015, at the Liberty Hill Assembly of God. The Rev. Johnny White will officiate. Interment will follow in the North Creek Cemetery with Keahey Funeral Home of Lockhart directing. The family will receive friends one hour prior to services at the church.

Survivors include his wife, Carolyn M. Hart of Florala; sons, Reese (Doris) Hutcheson of Bay St. Louis, Miss., and Ricky (Donna) Hart of Marrero, La.; daughters, Sonya Simmons of Milbrook, Ala., and Amanda (Eddie) Pickron of Florala; his brother. Kenneth (Dee) Hart of Pearl River, La.; sisters, Shelley White of Pensacola, Sue (Leroy) White of Pensacola, and Ferrolyn (Harold) Elmore of Andalusia; his grandchildren, Todd (Meredith) Hart, Matthew (Alanna) Hart, Clint Hart, Jenna Hart, Luke Hart, Ashlee Simmons, Cody Simmons, Dalton Pickron and Haley Pickron.

Pallbearers will be Randy White, Perry White, Jason Elmore, Don Hart, Todd Hart, Matthew Hart, Leon Thompson and Garry Cannon.

Flowers will be accepted or contributions can be made to the charity of one’s choice.


Eddie Cooper

Mr. Edward “Eddie” Diah Cooper, 57, of Opp, passed away Mon., Feb. 9, 2015, at his residence.

A memorial will be held at 6 p.m. on Thurs., Feb. 12, 2015, at the Keahey Funeral Home of Lockhart chapel.

Survivors include his wife, Tanja Cooper of Birmingham; special friend, Sondra Phillips; mother, Ouida Adams; son, Edward Diah Howard; daughters, Veco (Brian) Cooper Rouse, Gigi Hope Cooper, and Amanda Slay; brothers, Richard (Donna) Cooper and Early Dan Cooper, Jr.; sisters, Elizabeth ( John ) Pattillo and Lavona Missildine; and two grandchildren.