Samuel Marvin Haywood, 77, died Saturday, February 22, 2014, at Sumner Regional Medical Center, Gallatin, Tenn. Funeral Services will be held today at 11 a.m. at Liberty Hill Methodist Church. Burial will follow in Liberty Hill Cemetery. Sam was born in Randolph County and lived the early part of his life in Cleburne County. He served his country by serving in the Marine Corp and the U.S. Army and he fought in the Korean War. Mr. Haywood lived much of his life in Savannah, Ga. and most recently in Gallatin, Tennessee. He was a life long member of Liberty Hill Methodist Church where he will be laid to rest today. Sam is preceded in death by his father, Marvin Haywood and mother, Hazel Briggs. He is survived by his wife, Catherine Haywood of Gallatin, Tenn.; son, Regie Haywood and wife, Kim, of Richmond Hill, Ga.; daughter, Deborah Haywood Fritts and husband, Bill, of Orlando, Fla.; granddaughter, Kara Haywood, of Savannah, Ga.; sisters, Lillian Johnson, of Heflin and Doris Stewart, of Stockbridge, Georgia. Dryden Funeral Home of Heflin is in charge of the arrangements. Dryden Funeral Home 256-463-2287 Visit our website: drydenfuneralhome.com
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Dryden Funeral Home
1467 Almon Street
Heflin, AL 36264
Published in The Anniston Star on Feb. 25, 2014