Obits for Wed., March 23, 2016

Published 12:00 am Wednesday, March 23, 2016

Kenneth Lee Baker

Mr. Kenneth Lee Baker, age 83, of Andalusia passed away Monday, March 21, 2016, in the Nolan Hospital.

Funeral services will be held 11 a.m., Fri., March 25, 2016, in the Keahey Funeral Home chapel with the Rev. Tim Morgan and Rev. Roger Lee officiating. The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 p.m., Thurs., March 24, in the chapel.

Survivors include his wife, Susie Baker of Andalusia; sons, Randy Baker of Andalusia, and Kenny (Vicky) Baker of Andalusia; brothers, Joe Baker of Winter Haven, Fla., and Curtis Baker of Straughn; sister, Marilyn (John) Odom of Andalusia; grandchildren, Justin Baker and Alan (Shonda) Baker; and great-grandchildren, Kaylee Baker and Preston Baker.

Mr. Baker was preceded in death by two sisters, Olene and Edna Duncan, and a brother, Billy Joe Baker.



Edith Fendley Jacobs of Bagdad, Fla., beloved wife, mother, grandmother and sister, went to be with the Lord on March 19, 2016.

Born Dec. 9, 1928, in Loango, she graduated from Red Level High School and attended Troy State University.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Furman and Minnie Fendley; sister, Louise; brothers, Mike and Max Fendley; and her son, Danny Jacobs.

She is survived by her loving husband of 68 years, Dan Jacobs; son, Kent Jacobs; granddaughter, Kelli Ward; grandsons, Erik, Brian and Casey Jacobs; sisters, Anne Penninger and Margaret Crenshaw; and brothers, John and Tony Fendley.

Graveside services were held at 10 a.m. Tues., March 22, 2016, at Mitchell Cemetery in Loango with Brother P. J. McClung officiating. Visitation was at Foreman Funeral Home.

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Richard M. Cross

Mr. Richard M. Cross, 82, of Andalusia, passed away Sun., March 20, 2016, in Dothan.

Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Wed., March 23, from Foreman Funeral Home Chapel with interment following in Andalusia Memorial Cemetery. Visitation was Tuesday at Foreman Funeral Home.

He is survived by his wife, Patsy Cross of Andalusia; his daughters and sons-in-law, Cynthia Diane and Bobby Krell, Cathy Lynn Cross and Robert Detwiler of Tallahassee, Fla; a son and daughter-in-law, Christopher R. and Donna Cross of Calvary, Ga.; and six grandchildren, Haylee Cross, Cash Cross, Zachary Krell, Alex Krell, Savannah “Sassy” Detwiler, and Luke Detwiler.

Flowers will be accepted or memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.

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