Funeral service will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Morgan Funeral Chapel for George Willard Minton, 86, Gadsden, who died Jan. 3, 2013. The Revs. Jeff Holderfield, Kenny Gore Paul Kilgo will officiate. Burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery. Morgan Funeral Chapel & Crematory directing.
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Mr. Minton was preceded in death by his brothers, Olen Minton and Billy J. Minton; sister, Emily Roberts; father, Jess Minton; and mother, Belle Minton. He was a member of New Hope Baptist Church in Glencoe.
Survivors: daughter, Vernice Wall, Glencoe; son, Steve Minton, Reece City; grandsons, Jeff Minton, Gadsden, and J.D. Wall, Huntsville; granddaughters, Carrie Carroll, Glencoe, Abby Harden, Hokes Bluff, Kayla Minton, Gadsden; 11 great-grandchildren; sisters, Betty Payne and Jean Braswell, Gadsden; several nieces and nephews; and friend, Pam Steele.
Pallbearers will be nephews and friends.
Special thanks to Dr. Debora Reiland, Dr. Kenny Smith, fifth-floor staff of Riverview Regional, McGuffey Health Care and Daugette Towers staff and residents.
Flowers will be accepted, or memorials may be made to Keener Baptist Church Building Fund, 50 Crump Drive, Attalla, AL 35954.
The family will receive friends from noon to 2 p.m. Saturday at Morgan Funeral Chapel.
Published in The Gadsden Times on Jan. 4, 2013