2011-05-05 / Front Page


Curtis W. Dyess, 74, of Saraland died May 3, 2011 in a local health care facility.
He was a native of Grove Hill. He retired from Scott Paper after 34 years of service. He was a loving husband, father and grandfather who was devoted to his family. 
Survivors include his wife, Jean Dyess; three daughters, Lisa (James) Martin, Bridgitte Dyess, Dawn (Richard) Taylor; one sister, Barbara Jean (Alton) Bradford; sister--in-law, Ruth Dyess; five grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; nephews, nieces, and other relatives.
 He was preceded in death by his parents, Charles Curtis Dyess and Gladys Wilson Dyess; and a brother, Morris Dyess.
A memorial service will be held Friday, May 6, at 12:00 p.m. from the chapel of Radney Funeral Home in Saraland. The family will receive friends beginning at 11:00 a.m. prior to the service.
In lieu of flowers the family requests that memorials be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.
Condolences may be offered at www.radneyfuneralhome.saraland.com.
Radney Funeral Home of Saraland will direct.

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