Obituaries for Wed., Feb. 10, 2016

Published 12:58 am Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Patricia “Trisha” Lambert Perrett

Patricia “Trisha” Lambert Perrett, age 73, a resident of Elba, departed this life Sat., Feb. 6, 2016, at Medical Center Enterprise. Memorial services will be held at Hayes Funeral Home Chapel on Sat., Feb. 13, 2016, beginning at 2 p.m. with Dr. Paul Kendrick officiating. Visitation will be at Hayes Funeral Home on Sat., Feb. 13, from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m.


In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to the charity of your choice. The family wishes to thank the doctors, nurses and staff of Medical Center Enterprise for their skilled and compassionate care.

Mrs. Perrett was retired, but had previously been employed as assistant registrar at Lurleen B. Wallace Junior College in Andalusia, and had also worked as an office manager in the medical field. Patricia had a broad range of interests, and she was an avid reader. She was very much loved and will be dearly missed.

She is survived by her daughter, Kim Williams Hernandez, son-in-law, Pedro Hernandez, and grandson, William Hernandez all of Helena, Ala. Other survivors include her mother, Inez Wilkins Lambert of Elba; sisters, Annette McDaniel of Elba, Carolyn (Mack) Westbrook of Elba, and Sara Hagler of Greenville, N.C.; along with a brother, Millard (Sue) Lambert of Dothan.

Mrs. Perrett was preceded in death by her father, Ralph Lambert. The Hayes Funeral Home of Elba, is serving the Perrett family.

Faye Carolyn McKee

Mrs. Faye Carolyn McKee, age 80, of Andalusia, passed away on Tues., Feb. 2, 2016.

Funeral services will be held Wed., Feb. 10, 2016, at 1 p.m. from Grace Chapel Baptist Church in Andalusia, with the Rev. Jerome Welden presiding.


Visitation for Mrs. McKee will be from 6 p.m. until 7 p.m. on Tues., Feb. 9, Marshall-Hammond Chapel of Andalusia.

She was born in Watonga, Okla., on Feb. 25, 1935, to the late Mr. Edward and Miss Gladys Duke. She was the only sibling of this union. Faye was raised in the small town setting where she grew and flourished. She graduated from Dunbar High, where she excelled in basketball and was selected All State Guard.

Faye confessed Christ at Union Baptist Church, where she sang in the choir. She was engaged to and upon graduation did marry Robert Scott, and they moved to Washington, DC. To this union was born one son.

Faye eventually married the late Rev. Roy B. McKee. Faye was in the health care field, where she acquired her nursing credentials. Upon her and her husband’s retirement, they moved to his home in Andalusia, where she became affiliated with St. Peter Missionary Baptist Church, True Devine Missionary Baptist Church and finally Grace Chapel Missionary Baptist Church.

Faye was very active, she was more than a talker, she was a doer, when it came to serving the Lord.

Faye was a member of the SW District and SE District Ministers Wives Auxiliary, where she worked on the enrollment and finance committee. She also worked on special efforts. She was field worker for the Alabama Baptist State Women’s Auxiliary, under the leadership of Dr. Gertie Lowe. She did special decorations for the SW District Women Auxiliary. She was a faithful supporter and attendee of the SW, SE and Alabama State Convention.

Faye loved to work in her yard and tend to her flowers, she truly had a green thumb.

She was preceded her in death by her father, Edward Davis; and mother, Gladys McGhee; her brothers, Charles and Dennis McGhee; and her husband, Rev. Roy McKee .

Faye is survived by her beloved son, the Rev. Reginald Scott of Andalusia; two sisters, Charlot Heck of Los Angeles, Calif., and Patricia Joyner of Washington, D.C.; two granddaughters, Ta-Tanish Scott of Lancaster, Calif., and Kyra Sparks of Los Angeles, Calif.; daughter –in-law, Sharon Scott Caldwell of Los Angeles, Calif.; one great-granddaughter, Triaiea; four great-grandsons, Tikey, Kameron, Keiondra and Kenneth; one great great-grandson, Kashmere; and one great great-great-grandson, M. J. She also leaves her other son, David Crittenden, who called her mom and whom she called her son; two very dear friends, Mrs. Annette Hammond and Mrs. Hazel Lewis; and a host of nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.

Marshall-Hammond Funeral Home is serving the family.


Jake Winston Maddox

Mr. Jake Winston Maddox, 73, of Andalusia passed away on Mon., Feb. 8, 2016, at his residence.

Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Wed., Feb. 10, 2016, at Judson Baptist Church with James Pickron and Donnie Uptain officiating the service. Interment will follow in Judson Cemetery. Special music will be performed by pianist, Martha Helms, and soloist, Faye Sightler.

Visitation was Tues., Feb. 9, 2016, at Foreman Funeral Home. He will lie in state at the church 30 minutes prior to services.

He is survived by his wife, Peggy Maddox; sons and daughters-in-law, Clifton Winston and Connie Maddox and Quinton Eugene and Kay Maddox; step-son and step-daughter-in-law, Kenneth Wayne and Dawn Brook Jr.; step-daughter and step-son-in-law, Heather Lynn and Clark Connell Murray; grandchildren, Suzanne Maddox Lunsford, Lucas Winston Maddox, Robert Wayne Maddox, Quinton Jacob Maddox, Peyton Kelley Maddox, Ella Clark Murray, and Kate Murray; six great-grandchildren; sisters and brother-in-law, Gail Grissett and Dianne M. and Bob Foshee; and sister-in-law, Rebecca Maddox.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Clifton Arthur and Christalee Sightler Maddox; brother, Warren Sightler Maddox; and brother-in-law, James Walden Grissett.

Pallbearers will be Rob Maddox, Quinton Maddox, Peyton Maddox, Lucas Maddox, Shane Lunsford, and Clark Murray.

Flowers will be accepted or donations may be made in honor of Mr. Maddox to Comfort Care Hospice or Judson Baptist Church and Cemetery Fund.

Those unable to attend the services may sign the guest registry online at


Mary Opal Smith Barton

Mrs. Mary Opal Smith Barton, 80, of Andalusia, passed away Tues., Feb. 9, 2016, at her residence.

Mrs. Barton was born in Holmes County, Fla., on June 1, 1935. She enjoyed playing tennis, and was an avid reader. She made weekly trips to the Andalusia Public Library, where she enjoyed the books they have available. Opal also had a great love for her church, Southside Baptist Church, and was a member there for more than 64 years.

Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Thurs., Feb. 11, at Southside Baptist Church with Brother Bill Pritchett officiating. Interment will follow in Andalusia Memorial Cemetery. Visitation will be from 6 until 8 p.m. Wed. at Foreman Funeral Home and at the church 30 minutes prior to services. Special music will be by Vandalyn Maddox, Mark Rudd, and Jeremy Craig.

She is survived by her husband of 52 years, Dalton Barton; her daughter and son-in-law, Allison Barton and Butch Foshee; one grandson, Hudson Foshee; two step-granddaughters, Sydney Foshee and Greely Foshee; and many special nieces, nephews, and friends.

Pallbearers will be Robbie Barton, Michael Barton, Lee Brannon, Buddy Bryan, Garrett Barton, and Justin Vinson.

Honorary pallbearers are Grant Barton, Colby Barton, Ethan Barton, and the deacons of Southside Baptist Church.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Southside Baptist Church building fund.

Those unable to attend the services may sign the guest registry online at