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Eugene Gordon Andrews

Died: Thursday, October 02, 2014
Age: 78
Andrews, Eugene Gordon Andrews; of Lake Orion;passed away at the age of 78. He was born March 15, 1936, and passed on October 2, 2014. Eugene was the husband for 47 years of Donna Lee Andrews. Eugene is the father of Carrie Andrews-Stewart of Odessa, Texas and Curt Andrews of Phoenix, Arizona; grandfather of six; great grandfather of six; great great grandfather of two; brother of Betty Irwin, Vera Jean Crutchfield and the late Hennrietta Beach, Katherine Biskner, Lucille Cantabury, Ralph Andrews, Harvey Andrews and Leo Andrews; uncle of late niece Delene Irwin, and uncle and best friend to Vicki Tallmadge; great uncle of Kyla Tallmadge and Michele Caddick; great great uncle of Lauren Corbett; and a host of other family members within the Lake Orion area.

Eugene graduated from Lake Orion High School. He worked for many years in the heating and cooling business and was a Veteran of the U.S. Marines. Eugene loved playing games and was very competitive.

He would always see a project from start to finish. He was a great listener and if need be he would give you the shirt off his back. Eugene was a very independent man, but he was a very dependable, compassionate, warm loving dad, grandfather, uncle, brother and friend. No matter what he was doing he would help others out in their time of need and would always make you feel safe.

Graveside services with Military Honors were held on Tuesday, October 7, 2014 at Square Lake Cemetery in Lake Orion. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Sparks-Griffin Funeral Home, Lake Orion. Reflections may be shared with the family by visiting www.sparksgriffin.com..


Died: Monday, September 29, 2014
LOONEY(STREVEL), Margaret M.; of Waterford; September 29, 2014; preceded in death by her first husband Reed Strevel, second husband Carson Looney, daughter Patricia Taylor, son Ronald Strevel and 7 siblings; loving mother of Robert (Sherry) Strevel, Betty (Douglas) Smith and Jerry Strevel; mother in law of Sandy Strevel; survived by 10 grandchildren,19 great grandchildren & 10 great great grandchildren. Margaret was a member of Our Lady of the Lakes Catholic Church. She retired from Pontiac Motor after 26 years of service. She was a member of UAW 653, Golden Agers of Waterford and enjoyed bowling. Friends may visit at Lewis E. Wint & Son Funeral Home, Clarkston Thursday 4:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. Funeral mass Friday, October 3 at 11:00 a.m. at Our Lady of the Lakes Catholic Church. Rite of Committal Ottawa Park Cemetery. Memorials may be made to American Lung Association.

Online guestbook www.wintfuneralhome.com

Sue Frances Allen

Died: Sunday, September 28, 2014
Age: 74
Sue Frances Allen, of Oxford, born on February 5, 1940, lost her battle with lung cancer on September 28, 2014. She was 74.

She is preceded in death by her father Forest Elwell, son Eric Allen and brother Elwood Elwell. Sue is survived by husband of 51 years, Larry Allen; her mother Clara (Fred) Albright; sister, Wynette (Gerald) Claus, son Jeff (Linda) Allen, son Larry (Myung) Allen and daughter Sue (Tim) Roeher; 5 grandchildren, Kenny (Abby) Allen, Jill (Jason) Bailey, Simon Alvarez, Jacob Allen and Joe Roeher; 7 great-grandchildren; Chloe, Sophie, Heidi, Katie and Kolby Allen; Caden and Savannah Bailey.

She will be remembered for her love for her children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, dogs, going to kids ball games, quilting and playing bingo.

Funeral from Lynch & Sons Funeral Directors (39 W. Burdick, Oxford) on Thursday, October 2, 2014 at 11 a.m..

Interment Ridgelawn Cemetery.

Visitation will take place Wednesday, October 1 from 4-8 p.m.

Memorials may be made to the K-9 Stray Rescue League, 2120 Metamora Rd, Oxford, MI 48371.

William Joseph SOURIALL

Died: Saturday, September 27, 2014
Age: 84
SOURIALL, William Joseph; of Ortonville formerly of Drayton Plains; suddenly September 27, 2014; age 84; husband of Claudia for 27 years; Father of Reneau and Denise, Stepfather of Alicia Parsons and Jeffrey Baumgras; grandpa “papa” of Lacey Roberts, Nicole Parsons, Evan Parsons and Jennifer Nutt; great grandpa of Cameron. Bill served in the U.S. Army in Counter Intelligence. He retired from General Motors and was owner/operator of William J. Souriall & Associates Tax Service. Bill was a member of the American Legion Post 63 and Waterford Elks. He enjoyed home remodeling and collecting miniature cars. Prayer service Tuesday 6:00 pm at Lewis E. Wint and Son Funeral Home, Clarkston where friends may visit Tuesday 3:00 to 8:00 pm. Funeral Mass Wednesday 10:30 am at St. Anne Catholic Church, Ortonville. Interment Wednesday 12:30 pm at Great Lakes National Cemetery, Holly. Memorials may be made to St. Anne Catholic Church. Online guestbook www.wintfuneralhome.com

Art Southerland

Died: Saturday, September 27, 2014
Age: 78
Art Southerland, born Nov. 7, 1935, passed from his earthly tabernacle of 78+ years to his eternal home in glory on Saturday, September 27, 2014. Art spent nearly 40 years in ministry as a Baptist preacher. Art served as pastor for Baptist churches in Missouri, Minnesota, Nebraska, Colorado, Washington, Florida, and Illinois. Many of the churches were in rural areas of those states. Art also was involved in evangelistic and revival meetings throughout the country.

Art finished his working years prior to retirement here in Michigan as a shipping export inspector, and he was often available to fill pulpits when asked.

He is survived by his loving wife, Velma of Lake Orion; his sons, Paul Southerland of Signal Mountain, TN; Duane Southerland of Dunlap, TN; Kevin Southerland in Ft. Worth, TX; and Bryan Alan Southerland of St. Cloud, FL; his grandsons, Joseph and John of Signal Mountain, TN; his sisters, Elaine Johnson of Orange County, CA, and Martha Waggoner of Festus, MO; his brother, Charles Southerland of Dexter, MO. Art also is survived by his step family, including Diane Carmack, Larry Hudson, Kathy Smith, Sherry Wade, Jeff Hudson, Cheryl Walters, Jim Hudson, Bill Hudson, and Melody Harvey, most of whom reside in Michigan.

Art is preceded in death by his parents, Vonnie and Virginia Southerland; his mother, Bertie Eva Cousins Burke; his brother, Lee Southerland; and his foster brother, Roy Gill, Jr.

Funeral services were held on Tuesday, September 30, 2014 at Grace Community Church of Lake Orion. The family received friends for visitation at Sparks-Griffin Funeral Home. Reflections may be shared by visiting www.sparksgriffin.com.

Susan L. ADAMS

Died: Friday, September 26, 2014
Age: 65
ADAMS, Susan L. of Bradenton, Florida; formerly of Waterford; September 26, 2014; age 65; loving wife of Bob for 47years; devoted mother of Kristy (Kendall) Clay and Kelly (Brendan) Scanlon; preceded in death by her son Robert; dear grandmother of Ken, Bailey, Peyton, MacKenzie, Garrett and Paige; loving daughter of Bonnie (the late James) Chartier; sister of Tom (Linda) Berden. Memorial Mass Saturday, October 18th, 11:00 a.m. at Our Lady of the Lakes Catholic Church, Waterford. Friends may visit directly at the church one hour prior. Private Inurnment Andersonville Cemetery. Local arrangements entrusted to Lewis E. Wint & Son Funeral Home, Clarkston. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to The Kidney Foundation. Online guestbook www.wintfuneralhome.com


Died: Thursday, September 25, 2014
Age: 79
RIZZO, GEORGINA M., of Clarkston; died September 25, 2014. She was 79. Loving wife of Vincent Rizzo for 58 years.

Dear mother of Regina (Michael) Soroka, Mark (Sandra) Rizzo, andTeressa (Darin) Farough. Loving grandmother of Rachel (Jeremy) Bois, Carole (Jeff) Enger, Michael (Jeanette) Soroka, Amy (Jeff) Peterson, Amanda (Dan Ryan) Rizzo, Allyson Rizzo, Zachary, Tristan and Evan Farough. Great “Nana” to Jenna, Will, Jake and Olivia. Georgina was a 1952 graduate of Roseville High School, an avid bowler and gambler, loved her family and adored her friends. She lived a happy life, full of adventures and stories. Celebration of Life to be held Monday, September 29, 2014 at 11 AM at COATS FUNERAL HOME–CLARKSTON, 8909 Dixie Hwy., Clarkston. Family will receive friends at the funeral home from 10:00 a.m. until the time of the service. Private interment at Great Lakes National Cemetery in Holly. Memorial contributions may be made to Make-A-Wish Foundation/Dream Team. To send a condolence visit www.CoatsFuneralHome.com/Obituaries.

William "Tony" A. Karrick

Died: Thursday, September 25, 2014
Age: 59
William A. "Tony" Karrick, born June 15, 1955, in Portsmouth, Ohio, to Billy T. and Bonnie J. Karrick, died Sept. 25, 2014 of natural causes.

He was preceded in death by his father. Tony is survived by his mother, brothers Danny, Mark and Rick, and nephews Spencer, Kendall and Colby. Tony was cremated as per his wishes.

A Celebration of Life will be on Oct. 12 from 2-4 p.m. at the Clarkston Eagles, 5640 Maybee Road, Clarkston. Call 248-625-9838

Dorothy E. FELLOWS

Died: Tuesday, September 23, 2014
Age: 89
FELLOWS, Dorothy E.; of Lake Orion; formerly of Waterford; September 23, 2014; age 89; wife of William; mother of Mary (Thomas) Spiegel, Ellen (Lester) Tate, Paul (Stacey), James (Susan), the late Laura (George) Campbell; survived by 10 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren; sister of Paul (Janette) Wendland, Martha Watson and the late Jack Wendland. Dorothy was a member of Holy Cross Lutheran Church, Oxford. Funeral service Thursday, September 25 at 1:00 p.m. at St. Trinity Lutheran Church, Clarkston where friends may visit directly at the church Thursday noon until time of service. Interment Monday 1:30 p.m. at Great Lakes National Cemetery, Holly. Memorials may be made to St. Trinity or Holy Cross Lutheran Church.

Online guestbook www.wintfuneralhome.com

Ronald L. BROWN

Died: Tuesday, September 23, 2014
Age: 71
BROWN, Ronald L. of Waterford; September 23, 2014; age 71. Husband of Julie; father of Jodie (Marvin Hill) Hall, Bruce (Beth) Brown, Ronny Brown and Zachary (Alisha) Brown; grandfather of Emily, Kayte, Jenna, Luke, Morgan, Brandon and Cara; brother of John (Peggy) Brown, Nancy Frazier and Jim (Hope) Brown. Son in law of Deanna and the late Dennis Lankton. Preceded in death by his siblings Alfred, Betty Jo and Rex. Memorial Service Friday, September 26 at 12:30 pm at the Lewis E. Wint & Son Funeral Home, Clarkston where friends may visit Friday 11:30 am until time of the service. Inurnment and Military Honors Lakeview Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Mercy Hospice. Online guestbook www.wintfuneralhome.com
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