Ret. Col. William Monk Falkenberry

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Memorial service for Ret. Col. William Monk Falkenberry, 87, will be at 3 p.m., Sunday, September 20, 2015, at The Church of St. Michael and all Angels Episcopal with the rectors the Rev. Chris Hartley and the Rev. Dr. Lee Shafer officiating. A family burial will follow at Grace Episcopal Church. The family will receive friends beginning at 1:30 p.m. in Lagarde Hall at the Church until the service begins. Mr. Falkenberry passed away Thursday, September 17, 2015, at Regional Medical Center. William Falkenberry was born in Selma, Alabama. He graduated in 1954 from The Alabama Polytechnic Institute with a Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering following his service as a U.S. Navy First Class Seaman in WWII and a Second Lieutenant in the Korean War. He retired from his military service as a Colonel from the U.S. Army Reserve. He retired from Alabama Power Company in 1989. In his 42 years as a resident of Anniston Mr. Falkenberry was very involved with United Way, The Soup Bowl, Kiwanis, The Salvation Army and St. Michael Clinic. Survivors include his daughter, Jean Smith and her husband, Dan; son, Douglass Falkenberry and his wife, Damona; sister, Jane Duke and her husband, Billy; grandchildren, Morgan Loera, Kyle Smith, William Danson Smith, JeanAnn Smith, Ansleigh Falkenberry and Aldyn Falkenberry; great- grandchildren, Cali Croom and Kynli Marie; a host of nieces, nephews and cousins. Mr. Falkenberry is preceded in death by his wife of 53 years, Sandra Falkenberry; brother, Roswell Falkenberry and his wife, Eleanor; parents, H.C. and Lucy Falkenberry. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the churches or organizations that William Falkenberry was involved with. WAR EAGLE! Gray Brown-Service Mortuary is in charge of arrangements.
Published in The Anniston Star on Sept. 19, 2015
Arrangements under the direction of:
Gray Brown-Service Mortuary
1329 Wilmer Ave | Anniston, AL 362014651 | (256) 236-3441
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