Obituaries for March 20, 2007

Published 12:00 am Tuesday, March 20, 2007

Bobby D. Stough

Bobby D. Stough, age 68, a resident of Dothan, died Saturday, March 17, 2007 at his residence surrounded by family.

Graveside services for Mr. Stough will be 12:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 20, 2007 at Mt. Enon Baptist Church Cemetery with Rev. Bobby Parnell officiating and Southern Heritage directing.

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The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 11 a.m. until noon prior to service time.

Flowers will be accepted or memorial contributions may be made to Mt. Enon Baptist Church Building Fund, 3167 Iris Road, Dothan, AL


Mr. Stough was born March 10, 1939 to William Fred and Elsie Hamm Stough in Maplesville, Ala.

After serving in the United States Air Force, Mr. Stough moved to Wisconsin.

He was a businessman, having owned and operated a mechanic shop, convenience stores and later a pub.

Mr. Stough retired to Alabama in 2004.

Survivors include his wife of 47 years, Nancy Stough, Dothan; three children, Shari (Gary Sr.) Stark, Waterloo, Wis., Bobby, Jr. (Colleen) Stough, Waunakee, Wis., Mitchell (Kellie) Stough, Gold Coast, Australia; seven grandchildren, Gary Stark, Jr., Heather Stark, Kyle Stark, Joshua Stough, Cory Stough, Madeleine Stough, Samuel Stough; great granddaughter; Kaysie Stark; two sisters, Ruby (Lee) Lewis, Coatopa, AL Margaret (John) Limbrick, Verbena, Ala.; two brothers, Billy (Jean) Stough, Norman (Linda) Stough of Randolph, Ala.; one uncle, Leonard (Verla) Hamm of Tuscaloosa, Ala.; numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins also survive.

Mr. Stough is preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Neal and Joe Stough; and a sister Doris Hopkins.

Evelyn Rohrdanz

Evelyn Sims Rohrdanz, 90, a resident of Morning Pointe Assisted Living in Chattanooga passed away Saturday, March 17, 2007 in a local hospital.

She was born in Lineville, Alabama August 29, 1916 and was raised in Selma, Alabama.

She married Rudy Rohrdanz in 1938 and had lived in Chattanooga since 1959.

She was a member of Covenant Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 58 years, Rudy Rohrdanz.

Survivors include her son, Fred Rohrdanz and his wife, Suan of Eustis, Fla.; three grandchildren, Lesley Ryden of Midland, Texas, Rick Rohrdanz of Jackson Hole, Wyo. and Danny Rohrdanz of Eustis, Fla.; two great-grandchildren, Skyler and Canyon Ryden of Midland, TX; three sisters, Marian Duren of Tuscaloosa, Ala., Vivian Taylor of Selma, Ala. and Sylvia Fisher of Santa Rosa Beach, Fla.

Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. Central Time on Wednesday at New Live Oak Cemetery in Selma, Ala. with the Rev. Bob Patty officiating.

The family will receive friends from 4-6 p.m. Tuesday at the East Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home, Crematory and Florist, 404 South Moore Road.

Memorial contributions may be made to Covenant Baptist Church 1640 Joiner Road Chattanooga, TN 37421.

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Jay Bryson

Jay Bryson, age 88, of Selma died Saturday March 17, 2007.

Graveside services will be held 2:00 p.m. Tuesday March 20, 2007 at New Live Oak Cemetery with Rev. Candler Cain and Rev. Joe Wyatt officiating and Lawrence Brown-Service Funeral Home directing.

Survivors include a son, Colonel (Ret) Ralph Jay Bryson and his wife, Sherry of Madison, Ala., two daughters, Gail Bryson Foukal and her husband, Melvin, Kay Bryson English and her husband, Carter, all of Monroeville, Ala.

Mr. Bryson is also survived by his two grandsons, Tim Bryson of Harvest, Ala., Mike Bryson of Ridgeway, Colo., six granddaughters, Christie Bryson Morman of Birmingham, Marrilee Foukal, Leslee Foukal, Jenilee Foukal, Helen Anne English, and Mary Carter English, all of Monroeville, two great- granddaughters, one great-grandson, a sister-in-law, Mrs. George Booker of Selma, and a brother, James Bryson and his wife, Kathryn of Tunnel Hill, Ga.

Memorials may be made to Memorial United Methodist Church, Selma, Ala.

Mamie L. Earies

Mamie L. Earies, age 76, resident of Selma, Ala., passed away March 15, 2007 at Vaughan Region Medical Center.

Funeral arrangements will be announced at a later date by Miller Funeral Services.

Ms. Dorothy F. Lewis

Ms. Dorothy F. Lewis, age 51, resident of Selma, Ala., passed away March 18, 2007 at U.A.B. Hospital.

Funeral arrangements will be announced at a later date by Miller Funeral Service.

Ms. Hattie Lee

Ms. Hattie Lee, age 84, a resident of Hayneville, Ala., passed away March 13, 2007 at Baptist South Hospital.

Funeral services are Sunday, March 18, 2007 at 1:00 p.m. at Unity Baptist Church, Whitehall with Rev. Albert Whitning officiating.

Burial will be at Unity Baptist Church Cemetery with Miller Funeral Services directing.