2017-10-18 / Obituaries


Mr. Fred Allen Andrews, age 76, of Arlington passed away late Friday night, October 13, 2017, at the Southeast Alabama Medical Center.

Funeral services were held Tuesday morning, October 17, 2017, at 11 a.m. in the Arlington Baptist Church with Rev. Ryan Mason and Dr. Gary Hadden officiating. Burial followed in the Oak Grove Cemetery in Arlington with a Masonic Rites Service. Active pallbearers were Bob McLendon, John Ray Stout, Charles Mathis, Tommy Davis, Mike Newberry and John McMurria. Honorary pallbearers were Mac Gaines, Chuck Cowart, Bill Bryan, Bill Jordan, Bill Halford, Jimmy Webb, Wesley Webb, Rodney Joiner, Fred Ayres, Frankie Williams and Mickey White.

Mr. Fred was born in Dale County, Alabama, on November 26, 1940, to the late John Winston Andrews and Estelle Gayles Andrews. Other than his parents, Fred was preceded in death by an infant daughter, Angela Gayle Andrews; a sister; Sara Kornegay and by two brothers; Thomas and Eddie Andrews. He was the former owner of Farm Air Service, an associate of Bruce’s Flying Service, past-president of both the GAAA and the SEAF, a member of both the Arlington and the Blakely Masonic Lodges and a member of the Hasan Shrine Temple in Albany, GA., a member of the Half- A- Hundred Club and he was of the Baptist faith.

His survivors include his wife, Glenda Harris Andrews of Arlington; a daughter, Tammy Andrews of Blakely; and a son, Bruce Andrews of Arlington; sister, Barbara Williams of Dothan, AL; three brothers, J. W. Andrews and Lou Vera of Midland City, AL, Gerald Andrews and Doris and Larry Andrews and Martha, all of Dothan, AL; three grandchildren, Keely Caul and Scott of Las Vegas, NV, Patrick Andrews of Bluffton, and Natalie Smith of Blakely; and two greatgrandchildren, Rylen and Elle Caul of Las Vegas, NV.

Manry Jordan Hodges Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

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