ANDREWS, Edward Owen

Edward Owen “Eddie” Andrews”

Birth: December 4, 1984
Death: December 28, 2013


Edward Owen “Eddie” Andrews of Samson, Alabama passed away Saturday, December 28, 2013. He was 29.

Funeral services will be 2:00 p.m. Friday, January 3, 2014, in the chapel of Sorrells Funeral Home in Geneva with Rev. Woodie Dupree officiating. Burial will follow in the Fairview Baptist Church Cemetery with Sorrells Funeral Home and Crematory of Geneva directing. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Thursday, January 2, from 5 until 7 p.m.

Eddie was born December 4, 1984, in San Francisco, California. He was a 2003 graduate of Louisburg High School in Louisburg, North Carolina where he enjoyed playing on the high school baseball team. He was an avid sports fan, but football and cars were his passion. He also enjoyed his animals especially his dogs.

His father, Malcolm Owen Andrews, and his two grandfathers, Stanley Catrett and Otha Malcom Andrews, all preceded him in death.

Survivors include his mother, Brenda Sue Catrett Andrews; sister, Melissa Sue Andrews, both of Samson; brother, Samuel Catrett (Marjorie), Pensacola; grandmothers: Hazle Catrett, Samson, and Doreen Andrews, Louisburg, NC; special niece, Madison Fuller, Louisburg, NC; a number of special aunts, uncles, cousins, other extended family and friends.

Criminal Details

WSFA 12 News Staff | January 13, 2014 at 9:47 PM CST – Updated July 9 at 7:40 PM

Suspect arrested in Samson stabbing homicide

SAMSON, AL (WSFA) – A murder indictment is being handed down by the Geneva County Grand Jury against a woman accused of stabbing a man to death on December 28, 2013.

Felicia Ann Lane, 40, now faces a murder charge while being held in the county jail.

The District Attorney’s office and the Alabama Bureau of Investigations showed evidence during a grand jury hearing on Jan. 9, 2014 that Lane stabbed 29-year-old Edward Andrews in the chest with a small kitchen knife.

Andrews was pronounced dead in the home on South Bay Street in Samson that he shared with the suspect. The stabbing happened during an altercation, according to police.

No further details regarding the case have been released.

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Kim Allen – Aug 06, 2015

Samson woman pleads guilty to fatal stabbing

A Samson woman faces two to 20 years in prison after she pleaded guilty to fatally stabbing a man.

Geneva County District Attorney Kirke Adams said 41-year-old Felicia A. Lane pleaded guilty Monday to a reduced felony manslaughter charge in front of Circuit Court Judge Kenneth Quattlebaum.

Agents with the Alabama Bureau of Investigation arrested Lane in January, charging her with felony murder. Agents charged Lane with using a knife to stab 29-year-old Edward Owen Andrews to death on Saturday Dec. 28, 2013.

The stabbing death was investigated jointly by the Samson Police Department and the ABI.

Samson police Investigator Jimmy Hill told the Dothan Eagle the stabbing death happened at 613 S. Bay St. in Samson, which is also Lane’s residence of record. Hill said the stabbing death involved some type of domestic incident.

Quattlebaum hold a sentencing and probation hearing for Lane on Dec. 4. Lane faces two to 20 years in prison for the class B felony crime of manslaughter.

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