Obituaries for Tues., Jan. 2, 2018

Published 12:00 am Tuesday, January 2, 2018

Marjorie Jacques Thomasson

Mrs. Marjorie Jacques Thomasson, 73, of Andalusia, died Fri., Dec. 29, 2017, at her residence in Andalusia.

Funeral services were at 2 p.m. Sun., Dec. 31, at the Cedar Grove Church of Christ with Dr. Douglas McArthur Williams officiating. Burial followed in Cedar Grove Cemetery. Visitation was at Foreman Funeral Home.

Survivors include her husband, Curtis Hampton Thomasson; her children, Curtis Jacques Thomasson, Christy Thomasson Clanton, and Clay Hampton Thomasson; her daughters-in-law, Heather Graves Thomasson, and Carrie Turner Thomasson; one son-in-law, Andrew Brian Clanton; seven grandchildren, Tyler Graves Thomasson, Peyton Jacques Thomasson, Matthew Hampton Thomasson, Hampton Clanton, Chappell Thomasson Clanton, Turner Hampton Thomasson, and Louanna Caroline Thomasson; a brother, William Thomas Jacques of Georgetown, Texas; and one sister-in-law, Sherry Jacques. She has numerous nieces and nephews.

Paulbearers were Curt Thomasson, Clay Thomasson, Wes Thomasson, Andrew Clanton, John Holley, Chris Wilson, Robert Lee Holley, Tyler Thomasson, Peyton Thomasson, Hamp Clanton, and Chappell Clanton.

Congregational singing was led by Clay Thomasson.

Remembrances can be made to Wiregrass Christian Youth Camp, or Cedar Grove Church of Christ Library Fund.


Cedar Grove Church of Christ

11103 Brooklyn Road

Andalusia, Alabama 36421


Camp Wiregrass

Post Office Box 311072

Enterprise, Alabama 36331


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Joseph Cecil Wingard

Joseph Cecil Wingard, a resident of Andalusia, and formerly of Montgomery, passed away Fri., Dec. 29, 2017, at the age of 73.

Visitation was held Sun., Dec. 31, 2017, at Coosa River Primitive Baptist Church at 1: p.m. with the funeral service following at 2 p.m. The Rev. Byron Golden officiated. Burial was at the church cemetery with Gassett Funeral Home of Wetumpka directing.

A memorial service will be held in Andalusia at a later date.

Mr. Wingard is preceded in death by his mother, Katie Malie Cobb Wingard; and sister-in-law, Sherry K. Maske Wingard.

He is survived by his father, William Cecil Wingard; brothers John W. Wingard, Robert W. (Veronica) Wingard, Paul A. (Donna) Wingard, and Dave B. Wingard; several nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Mr. Wingard attended Robert E. Lee High School and Samford University. He taught school at Andalusia High School for 39 years. The family would like to thank Baptist Home Health, Mulberry Medical, and The Neurological Care Center of Montgomery for Joe’s care while in Montgomery. Special thanks to his caregiver, Mr. Theodore “Sonny” Gray.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to any Parkinson’s Disease Research, Coosa River Cemetery Fund, or Samford University in Birmingham.