Obituaries for Tues., June 26, 2018

Published 1:04 am Tuesday, June 26, 2018


Mrs. Lois Mae Ballard Duensing, age 95, of Andalusia, passed away on Friday, June 22, 2018, at the Andalusia Manor.

A graveside service will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday, June 26, 2018, in Able Cemetery with Shawn Bentley officiating the service. Foreman Funeral Home is in charge of the services.

She is survived by her step-daughter and step-son-in-law, Linda and Clarence Lint of Andalusia; grandchildren, Rachel Campbell of Arizona and Chris (Tiffany) Griffin of Deatsville, AL; step-grandchildren, Tanya (Steve) Stephenson and Stacy (Melissa) Morrow; eight great-grandchildren; and nieces and nephews, Ronnie, Barbara, Sherry, Vicki, Terri, Glen, and Cindy.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Fritz Duensing, two of her children, Dale Griffin and Randy Campbell, her three brothers, and her two infant sisters.

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Mr. Johnny A. Etheridge age 75, of Evergreen passed away unexpectedly Sat., June 23, 2018. Mr. Etheridge was employed with UPS for 30 years. He was an avid Alabama Crimson Tide fan. One of his favorite pass times was fishing on the Sepulga River.

Survivors include his loving wife, Margie S. Etheridge of Paul; his son and daughter-in-law, Al and Traci Etheridge of Evergreen; his daughter and son-in-law, Barbie and Donnie Griggs of Red Level; his brothers, Willie J. (Patsy) Etheridge of Paul and Andrew Etheridge of Paul; his sisters, Bama Lee Hendrix of Evergreen, and Frances E. (Bobby) Pitts of Evergreen; his grandchildren, Justin (Haley) Griggs, Johnathon (Sommer) Griggs, Alex Etheridge, and Avie Etheridge; and his great-grandchildren, Austin Griggs, Remington Griggs, Rowan Griggs, Rosstin Griggs, and Easton Griggs.

Mr. Etheridge was preceded in death by his parents, John J. Etheridge and Roxie Hall Etheridge; his brother, Alvin J. Etheridge, and his sisters, Dorothy Hildreth and Alice Davidson.

Funeral services will be held 11 a.m., today, Tuesday, June 26, 2018, at Cope Keahey Chapel with Elder Greg Smith officiating. Interment will follow in the Pleasant Grove Church Cemetery with Cope-Keahey Funeral Home directing. Serving as pallbearers, Eddie Booth, Randy Hildreth, Ray Etheridge, Stephen Garrett, Ricky Hildreth, and Zack Gladwell. Honorary pallbearers will be Junior Etheridge, Brian Garrett, Jason Garrett, Dewayne Gladwell, and Larry Smith.

The family received friends Mon., June 25, 2018, at Cope-Keahey Funeral Home.

Please join us in remembering Johnny Alfred Etheridge, Sr., by visiting his memorial page at We invite you to share your memories and words of condolence with his family there.



Mary Dolihite Harden died peacefully in Pensacola, Fla., on June 24, 2018, at the age of 93. Mary is survived by her son, Olan Howard Harden/Candace of Andalusia; grandchildren, Tyler Harden/Celeste; Shannon Harden; great-grandchildren, Caylyn Harden, Gunnar Harden, Thor Harden, Will Harden and Trey Dunmore. Mary is also survived by a family of loving and caring nieces and nephews.

Mary was a longtime member of Boulevard Baptist Church, Pensacola, Fla.

Mary was born on May 7, 1925, in Castleberry, Ala., to Ernest and Molly Dolihite. She was married to William (Bill) Howard Harden of Brewton, Ala., March 3, 1951. After moving to Pensacola, Mary began working for Bellsouth/AT&T as an administrative assistant to the district manager. Mary worked at Bellsouth for 36 years. After retirement from Bellsouth, Mary owned and operated the Good Neighbor Gift Shop in downtown Pensacola.

The family will receive friends for visitation at Pensacola Memorial Gardens,

Wed., June 27, 2018, from 12 p.m. until 1 p.m. with funeral service to follow at 1 p.m. Pallbearers will be nephews of Mrs. Harden. The family would like to thank Wesley Haven Villas and Regency Hospice for their care and kindness.




Mrs. Jearlon Price Rogers, age 81, of Andalusia, passed away on Saturday, June 23, 2018, at the Andalusia Hospital.

A graveside service was held at 11 a.m. Monday, June 25, 2018, in Andalusia Memorial Cemetery with Brother Larry Stewart officiating. Visitation was at Foreman Funeral Home

She is survived by her husband, Wade Rogers of Andalusia; sisters-in-law, Gayle (John) Weaver of Andalusia, Sara Nell Price of Daleville, and Catherine Price of Enterprise; local nephew, David (Monica) Weaver; and several other nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers were Jack Sansom, Charles Smith, Tim Stacks, David Weaver, John Weaver.

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