Obituaries for Wed., Dec. 21, 2016

Published 2:16 am Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Matthew Hendrix

Mr. Matthew Hendrix, 79, of Red Level, passed away Mon., Dec. 19, 2016, at his residence.

Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Thurs., Dec. 22, from Foreman Funeral Home Chapel with interment in Antioch Cemetery in Conecuh County. Visitation will be from 5:30 – 8 p.m. Wednesday at Foreman Funeral Home.

He is survived by his sons and daughters-in-law, William and Anita Hendrix and Willie Jay and Rebekah Hendrix of Red Level; one daughter, Debra Mitchell of Greenville; seven grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren, two great-great grandchildren; a sister and brother-in-law, Liz and Elmer Davis of Plant City, FL; and many nieces and nephews.

He is preceded in death by his wife, Hazel Hendrix.

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Christopher Lee

Christopher Lee, age 14, of Red Level passed away Sun., Dec. 18, 2016, from injuries sustained in an all-terrain accident.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m., Wed., Dec. 21, 2016, at Keahey Chapel.

Christopher had lived with his “Nannie,” Janice Raley, since he was 9 months old. He and his oldest sister, Kaitlin, resided with their grandmother. He and “Nannie” shared a special time every morning drinking coffee. He took pride in being “the man of the house” and was very protective of his “Nannie” and sister, Kaitlin.

He transferred from McKenzie earlier this school year to Red Level. At McKenzie, he played varsity baseball, basketball and football. He was on the Red Level basketball team and was looking forward to being involved in all their school sports.

He worked hard academically and dreamed of attending college and becoming an engineer. His face lit-up with enthusiasm when he talked of one day being an engineer and “making big money!” He loved the outdoors; fishing, hunting and riding all-terrain vehicles. He especially loved going to Boggs & Boulders. He would help anyone in need and could not bear to see anyone hurting. His family and friends described him as “AWESOME!”

Left to cherish his memory are his maternal grandmother, Janice Raley of Red Level; father, Chris Lee, and mother, Tasha Piland, both of Andalusia; brothers, Cameron Doster, Cody Doster, Tony Lee, and Johnny Sexton; sisters, Kaitlin Lee, Skylar Lee, and Deanna Lee; paternal grandfather, Al Lee of Andalusia; aunts, Cassandra Clay, Casey Lee, Christina Weaver, and Courtney Piland; uncles, Tony Williams and James Piland; maternal great-grandmother, Yolanda Ham of Andalusia; and numerous other aunts, uncles and cousins.



Mrs. Annie Mullen Forsyth, 80, of Dothan, formerly of the Andalusia area, passed away at her residence on Sat., Dec. 17, 2016.

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Wed., Dec. 21, 2016, from Foreman Funeral Home Chapel with her nephew, Terry Mullen, and niece, Stacy Bundrick speaking during the service. Interment will follow in Cedar Grove Church of Christ Cemetery. Visitation will begin at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at Foreman Funeral Home.

She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Dovie and Jimmy Mott of Red Level; two sons and daughter-in-law, Joe L. and Carol Marie Forsyth of Keystone Heights, Fla., and Wesley Forsyth of Dothan; six grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; two great-great grandchildren; and one sister, Nan Lawson of Donaldsonville, Ga.

Pallbearers will be Luke Lawson, John David Kimbro, Morris Mullen, Mark Mullen, Eddie Mullen, Mike Brooks, Jeffrey Lawson, and Bubba Bozeman

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