James & Sikes Funeral Home Maddox Chapel
Hoyt T. Andrews, 98, of Marianna, formerly of Graceville, went to be with his Lord, Friday, November 16, 2012, at his residence.
Hoyt T. Andrews was born on November 19, 1913 near Dothan, Alabama. He was the son of Thomas and Cora Hagler Andrews. He was a devoted husband, father, grandfather, and friend and was beloved by everyone he met. He was a veteran of WWII serving in the Pacific Theater. He was preceded in death by his loving wife of 69 years, Beatrice Myers Andrews, 3 brothers, Cotes, Foy, and Arvell Andrews, 4 sisters, Oleta Horne, Thelma Judy, Melva Mercer, and Annie Clyde Andrews. He is survived by 1 daughter, Myrtle Andrews Basford and husband Lester Basford, five grandsons, Bob, Mark, Matt, Chuck, and Thomas Basford, 10 great-grandchildren; one brother Mitchell Andrews; two sisters, Neva Parrish, and Bernice Hall. Also many nieces and nephews and special friends.
Funeral services will be Sunday Nov. 18, at 2 p.m. at James & Sikes Funeral Home Maddox Chapel with Rev. Matt Basford officiating. Burial will be in Pilgrims Rest Cemetery near Spring Hill.
Visitation will be Saturday, November 17, 2012 from 5-7 p.m. at James & Sikes Maddox Chapel.
Memorials may be made to Covenant Hospice, 4215 Kelson Avenue, Suite E, Marianna, FL 32446 or The Gideons International, P O Box 293, Marianna, FL 32447.