Robert 'Bob' Calvin Southern
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Memorial service for Robert "Bob" Calvin Southern, 72, of Florette will be Sunday March 10, 2013, at 3 p.m. at Blue Springs Baptist Church with the Reverend Ralph McCollum officiating. Visitation with family will immediately follow the service in the fellowship hall of the church.
Mr. Southern passed away Sunday, March 3, 2013, at his residence. He was born April 18, 1940, in North Carolina to Charlie Rose Southern and Belle Tysor Southern. Mr. Southern was an active member of Blue Springs Baptist Church where he headed and served on various committees. He was a member of the Brewer Lions Club, and served as president for several years. He was preceded in death by one brother; Howard Southern; and one sister, Mary Hester. Survivors include his wife, Joan Bowling Southern; two daughters, Amber Southern Lee of Birmingham and Amy Southern Shirey of Florette; two brothers, Lewis Southern of Atlanta, Ga., and Wayne Southern of Greensboro, N.C.; one sister, Nancy Morgan of Winston Salem, N.C.; and four grandchildren, Savannah and Abigail Lee, and Christian and Caroline Shirey.
Mr. Southern's body was donated to UAB Medical School. The family request no flowers please. Memorials may be made to Blue Springs Building Fund or Hospice of the Valley.
Published in the Decatur Daily on Mar. 7, 2013