Homer K. Gwathney
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Homer K. Gwathney
  • July 24, 1921 - November 15, 2017
  • Sylacauga, Alabama

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Homer K. Gwathney, age 96, of Sylacauga, passed away, November 15, 2017. He is survived by his daughters: Ann Gwathney, Syble Johnson (Jimmy), And Wanda Bowling (Tony). Granddaughters: Jennifer Speigner (Ken), Megan Hartsfield (Chad), and Allison Bowling, great grandsons: Hayden Speigner and Rhett Hartsfield, and great granddaughter, Emilee Hartsfield. He is preceded in death by his wife, Irene, son, Homer Gwathney Jr., two sisters, and five brothers. Mr. Gwathney is a veteran of WWII, where he served eleven months in the European theater of Operations and participated in three major campaigns, and was awarded three Bronze Stars and the WWII Victory Medal. He was also a long time member of Mt. Vernon Baptist Church in Sylacauga, where he served as an active Deacon since 1988. Funeral services will be at Curtis and Son North Chapel, Friday, November 17, 2017 at 2pm, with a visitation from 12noon until 2pm. Burial will be in Marble city cemetery. Online condolences can be made at www.curtisandsonfh.com. Curtis and Son North Chapel to direct.