Obituaries for Wed., Nov. 4

Published 11:31 am Wednesday, November 4, 2020

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Mr. William Lewis Holcomb, age 76 of Red Level died on Sunday November 1, 2020 in a Pensacola hospital after an extended illness.

Funeral services for Mr. Holcomb will be held on Wednesday, November 4, 2020 at 2pm from Foreman Funeral Home chapel.  Interment will be in the Andalusia Memorial Cemetery.

Survivors include his wife Ms. Jeanette Holcomb; one daughter, Sherri Shirey of Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.; five sons, Bill Holcomb(Cathy), Gary Thornton(Vickie), Terry Shirey(Jennifer), Charles Holcomb(Teresa) all of Andalusia and Nathaniel Holcomb( Deborah) of Pascagoula, Miss., 15 grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be Zachary Colvin, Dustin Holcomb, Steven Allen, Tony Wood, Jarrod Phillips, and John Dewrell.  Honorary pallbearers will be Brayden Wood and Bryce Wood.

Family and friends unable to attend are invited to sign an online registry at

The family will receive friends at 1pm Wednesday at Foreman Funeral Home.

In protecting one another’s health, the family would like to thank everyone for the use of social distancing and the use of face masks at the visitation and at the funeral.

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“When you love and laugh abundantly, you live a beautiful life.”- Unknown   Mrs. Betty Sue Oppert McInnish, 96, of Andalusia, a lady who loved and certainly laughed abundantly passed away peacefully onSaturday October 31, 2020 in Bay Minette, AL. She was surely welcomed into Heaven by her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ and her “Mac”

Private funeral services will be at 10:30 AM Wednesday November 4th at the First Presbyterian Church with Dr. Bob Madsen officiating and Foreman Funeral Home directing.   Family and friends are invited to the gravesides services, which will follow the service, at Andalusia Memorial Cemetery.

Mrs. McInnish was born to Cleta Mae and Jamie Olonzo Oppert on September 29, 1924. Preceded in death by her husband Horace “Mac” McInnish, she is survived by two sons and daughters-in-law, Dr. Carl and Sharon McInnish of Brewton, Dr. Bill and Gail McInnish of Bay Minette; one daughter and son-in-law, Marilyn McInnish and Mike Williams of Montgomery; her grandchildren, Jim (Jennifer) McInnish, Lt. Col. Lance (Renee’) McInnish, Danny and Ashley McInnish, Carl (Katherine) McInnish, II, Dr. Mark (Elizabeth) Merrill, Leigh Ann Merrill, Tracie (Josh) Murrah, Abby (Dr. Ben) Sherman; 16 great grandchildren, and one great great grandchild.

Mrs. McInnish is preceded in death by her parents, Jamie Oppert and Cleta Mae Rudd Oppert; one brother, Jim Oppert; and her husband of 57 years, H.G. “Mac” McInnish.

Pallbearers will be Jim McInnish, Danny McInnish, Carl McInnish, II, Dr. Mark Merrill, Trenton McInnish, and Chandler Merrill.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the First Presbyterian Church of Andalusia or Oakwood Center for Living, Second Wind Dreams, 2010 Medical Center Drive, Bay Minette, AL.  36507.

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Mr. Alex H. Leonard, 74, of the Antioch community, passed away Friday October 30, 2020 in Dothan, AL.

Funeral services will be at 2 PM Monday November 2nd at Antioch Congregational Church with Brother Frankie McVay and Brother Benji Jordan officiating the service and Foreman Funeral Home directing.   Visitation will begin at 12:30 pm Monday at the church.   Interment will follow the service in Antioch Cemetery.

He is survived by his wife, Sharon Worley Leonard; one son and daughter-in-law, Josh and Brandi Leonard; two grandchildren, Parker Leonard and Sadie Harper Leonard.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Martin Rowell and Willie Young Rowell; his brother, Ray Leonard; and biological father, Ivan Leonard.

Pallbearers will be Scott Dye, Keith Castleberry, Jimmy Marley, Paul Whatley, Steve Dye, and Devin Dye.

Honorary pallbearers will be other members of the Antioch Volunteer Fire Department.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Antioch Volunteer Fire Department, 29183 Antioch Road, Andalusia, AL  36421.

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Mr. Edgar Eugene Partridge, age 81 of Brewton passed away on Tuesday, October 27, 2020 at his residence. He was an Army Veteran and retired auto parts builder.

    Mr. Partridge is survived by his children Thomas Partridge of Ft. Walton Beach, FL, Donna Andrews of Evergreen, AL and Jennifer Johnson of Lacey, WA; one brother Ron Partridge of Mexico and two sisters Shirley King of Andalusia, AL and Carolyn Presley of Alabama grandchildren Victoria Williams, John Williams, Brandon Partridge, Madyx Johnson and Isaac Johnson and six great grandchildren.

    A memorial service will be held at a later time. Johnson Funeral Home is in charge of all arrangements. Visit our online registry at