Loretta Kathryn "Lottie" Driver Foss-McGaha
Memorial services for Loretta Kathryn "Lorrie" Driver Foss-McGaha of Gordo were
held at 2 p.m. Aug. 24 at the Skelton Funeral Home Chapel with Skelton Funeral
Home of Reform directing. She died Aug. 19, 2014 at home a the age of 69. In
lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be made to Red Gate Farm
Rescue, Inc., 17981 Crawford Rd., Gordo, AL 35466.
Funeral services for Sylone Windham of Aliceville were held at 11 a.m. Aug. 23
at Baptist Cluster Church in Aliceville with Rev. Tommy Cox officiating.
She was born in Pickens county on Jan. 14, 1923 to Flozell and Katie Mae Windham
and was known as “Honey Doll” or “Hon Doll.” She was a member of Cluster Baptist Church and served on the usher board,
missionary society and choir. She worked for the Pickens County Medical Center
for 19 years as a nurse’s assistant and was recognized highly in Pickens County for her love of nursing
and her nursing skills. She loved quilting, cooking and canning fruits and
vegetables, and her specialities were her tea cakes and pound cake. She was
blessed with the ability to make others feel special, cared for, and loved. She
had many special children, too many to name or number.
She was preceded in death by her parents; son Hughie Smith; grandson Tyrone
Grant; sister Fannie Mae Williams; and brothers Henry Lee, Flozell, Bobby,
Lovell and Early James Windham. She died Aug. 16, 2014 at her home at the age
Survivors include her daughters Otha Blackburn, East St. Louis, Ill., and
Dorothy Windham, Aliceville; brother R. L. Windham, Detroit, Mich.; sisters
Sadie Bedford, Chicago, Vera M. Style, Newark, NJ, Claudia (Thomas) Jones,
Minneapolis, Minn., Materia (Robert) Wilkins, Aliceville, and Willie B. (Billy
Joe) Richey, Aliceville; grandchildren, Huelondria Smith, Jackson Miss., Jason
Windham, Brooklyn, NY, Bobby Windham, Northport, Yenette (Ashley) Anderson,
Biloxi, Miss., Xavier Blackburn, East St. Louis, Ill., Ladorn Shell,
Aliceville, Hughie Smith, Biloxi, Miss., and Kalena Shell, Northport; eight
great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.
Burial was in Community (Cluster) Cemetery with Lavender’s Funeral Service directing.