Obituaries for Thurs., Dec. 13, 2018

Published 12:24 am Thursday, December 13, 2018


Mrs. Charlotte Hall Ray, age 95, was born May 3, 1923, in Andalusia, and passed away Dec. 10, 2018, at Andalusia Manor.

She lived the majority of her life in Andalusia where she worked and retired from the Alatex and was an active member of West Highland Baptist Church. She also liked to travel with her friends and her late husband, Claude Ray, who died in 2001, and to whom she was married for 55 years. She was an excellent cook and seamstress and loved learning about and using her computer the last 15 years of her life. She also took great pleasure in spoiling her cat, Miss Molly.

Survivors include a daughter, Becky Windham, Snoqualmie, Wa.; a son, Mike (Cheryl) Ray, Birmingham, Ala.; five grandchildren: Gray (Stephanie) Windham, Milner, Ga.; Elise Windham, Snoqualmie, Wa.; Emily (Ryan) Bindert, Snoqualmie, Wa.; Robin (Joe) Wesson, Birmingham, Ala.; and Mitch Ray, Birmingham, Ala.; and two great-grandchildren: Graysen and Katherine Bindert.

Visitation will be at Foreman Brown-Service Funeral Home at 10 a.m., on Fri., Dec. 14, 2018, followed by graveside services at 11 a.m., in Stone Lake Memorial Gardens with the Rev. Leroy Cole and the Rev. Larry Stewart officiating.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Comfort Care Hospice, 820 South Three Notch St, Suite C, Andalusia, Ala., 36420 or West Highland Baptist Church, 200 Thweatt St., Andalusia, Ala., 36420 or the charity of your choice.



Mr. John Wayne McCrory, Jr., age 52, of Andalusia, passed away on Fri., Dec. 07, 2018, in Baptist South Hospital in Montgomery, Ala.

He was dearly loved as a son, brother, father, uncle, Boy Scout leader, and friend. Even though he was a quiet soul, he will truly be missed by many! We love you, John!

A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m., Sat., Dec. 15, 2018, from Foreman Funeral Home Chapel, interment will follow in Andalusia Memorial Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5-7 p.m., Friday evening at Foreman Funeral Home.

He is survived by his sons, John Wayne McCrory, III and Joey McCrory both of Elba; mother, Jeanie McCrory of Andalusia; sisters and brothers-in-law, Angela and Taylor Kendrick of Hoover, AL and Stephanie and Glenn Ruple of Bakersfield, Cali.; nieces, Bethany Kendrick and Emily Stroud; nephew, Jonathan Kendrick; friend and mother of their children, Lori McCrory; and his beloved dog, J.D.

He is preceded in death by his father, John Wayne McCrory, Sr.

The family will accept flowers or memorials may be made to the Boy Scout Troop 46, in care of First United Methodist Church, PO Box 1066, Andalusia, Ala., 36420.

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Mrs. Belinda Kay Anderson, 52, of Andalusia, passed away Tue., Dec. 11, 2018, at Southeast Alabama Medical Center in Dothan.

A graveside service will be at 11 a.m., today, Thu., Dec. 13, at Andalusia Memorial Cemetery. Visitation will begin at 10 a.m., Thursday at Foreman Funeral Home. Brother Tyler Ingram will officiate the service.

She is survived by her husband, Curt Anderson of Andalusia; two sons, Tony Randall Stewart and Brent Anderson of Andalusia; her daughters, Erica (Andrew) Dunn of Crestview, FL, Tera (Ben) Cobb, Emily Geiger of Andalusia; 13 grandchildren, one great grandchild; her parents, John and Margaret Little of Andalusia; her mother-in-law, Mrs. Bessie Anderson of Crestview, Fla.; one brother, John Anthony (Lana) Little of Andalusia.

Pallbearers will be Eric Morrow, Brent Anderson, Phillip Anderson, Drew Dunn, Dalton Ainsworth, and Ben Cobb.

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