Rev. Willie Denver Box, age 84, of Tuscumbia, passed away Friday, June 27, 2014, due to an extended illness.
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Visitation was Saturday, June 28, 6:00-8:00 p.m. at Spry-Williams Funeral Home, Florence. Funeral service will be today at 2 p.m. at Gray's Chapel Church in Scotts Hill, Tennessee, where he will lie in state from 1-2 p.m. Interment will be at the adjoining cemetery.
Rev. Box was a devoted evangelist preacher, retired from Ford Motor Company, U.S. Air Force veteran having served in WWII, foster care parent of many children and loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather.
He was preceded in death by his three sons, Phillip Box, Mike Box and Mark Box.
Survivors include his wife of 63 years, Lorene H. Box; daughters, Pam Henson and Amie Box-Spiller; sisters, Gene Mayo and Shirley Ivey; grandchildren, Amanda, Kevin, Tim and Ava Box, Sonya Byrd and Alanna Addison; great grandchildren, Ceb, Andrew and Shayla Byrd, Chloe and Cole McDonald.
Spry-Williams Funeral, Florence directing
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Spry-Williams Funeral Home
1950 Helton Drive Florence, AL 35630
Published in Florence Times Daily on June 29, 2014