Wallace W. "Governor" Echols

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Mr. Wallace W. "Governor" Echols, 85, passed away on November 20, 2016 in Birmingham. He was a member of the Baptist faith. He loved antique cars and farming. Mr. Echols was preceded in death by a son, Rodney Echols; father, Winston Echols; mother, Florence Gann Echols; sister Nellie Phillips; brothers, Clyde Echols, Huey Echols, Clarence Echols and Bobby Echols. He is survived by his Wife of 63 years, Shirley Echols; daughters, Judy Edgeworth (Kelly), Kathy Echols, Louvenia Layton and Sherrie Evans (Bruce); son, Jeff Echols (Shaleen); sister, Nola Barksdale; brother, Louie Echols (Sandra); grandchildren, Matthew Edgeworth, Brett Evans (Jessica), Whitney Taylor (Bradley), Brooke Beene (Alex), Kailey Echols and Grant Echols; great-grandchildren, MaHaylee Evans, Peyson Evans, Chloe Taylor and Elandra Kate Beene; several nieces and nephews and by his special pet, Daisy. Funeral service will be at 1 p.m. today, November 23, 2016, at Usrey Funeral Home in Pell City, with the Rev. Doug Ford and the Rev. Ted St.John officiating. Interment will follow at Macedonia Baptist Cemetery. The family will receive friends today from 11:30 am - 1 p.m. at the funeral home. Pallbearers will be Sidney Paul Echols, Mark Todd Echols, Jerry Ray Phillips, Jimmy Higginbotham, Josh Echols and Durrell Wayne Campbell. Condolences may be offered online at usreyfuneralhome.com
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21271 Highway 231 North
Pell City, AL 35125
(205) 338-0303
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Published in The Anniston Star from Nov. 22 to Nov. 23, 2016