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Obituaries for Wed., May 13

GENE GRIGGS

Mr. Gene Griggs, of Andalusia, passed away Fri., May 8, 2020 at his residence.

Graveside services were at 11 a.m., Tue., May 12, at South Church of God Cemetery with Pastor Derrick Stewart officiating the service.  The family will meet with friends at the cemetery.  Covid 19 regulations to be observed at the graveside.  Friends may sign the online registry at www.foremanfuneralhome.com.  A private family visitation was at 9 a.m., Tuesday.

He is survived by his wife, La Ferne Griggs; one son, Chad Griggs; three grandchildren Olivia, Everly, and Anderson Griggs, his mother, Esther Lee Griggs of Red Level; one sister and brother-in-law, Tracy and Donnie Chance of Red Level, along with many nieces, nephews, and extended family members.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Foreman Funeral Home to aid in funeral expenses.

BILLY TERRELL HUGHES

Mr. Billy Terrell Hughes, 85, of Dozier, passed away Friday May 8, 2020 at his residence.

Mr. Hughes was a Mason, a member of the Scottish Rites, and a Shriner for over 50 years.  He owned Lakeview Grocery Store for 30 years and was an independent contractor.  He served two terms at Covington County Commissioner and also served as a deacon at Oak Grove Baptist Church.

Graveside services will be held at 2 PM Wednesday May 13th at Good Hope Cemetery with Brother Gary Holloway officiating and Foreman Funeral Home directing.  Friends may sign the online registry at www.foremanfuneralhome.com.

He is survived by his wife, Sybil Merlene Hughes; his children, Jerry (Joye) Hughes of Auburn, Debi Curry of Clearview, Cindy (Johnny) Lawson of Titus, AL, Terry (Stacey) Hughes of Andalusia; 10 grandchildren; 11 great grandchildren; two brothers, James Hughes of Nashville,  Tn, Mike (Barbara) Hughes of Tallahassee, FL; a sister-in-law, Mary Jo Sasser of Montgomery; brother-in-law, Donnie Ray (Brenda) Sasser of Brookhaven, Miss; along with many nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Pallbearers will be Joel Hughes, McKenzie Curry, Matthew Lawson, Hobie Hughes, Cody Hughes, Kevin McClain, and Richard Gobbles.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Mason’s or Shriner’s Hospital.