(WEDOWEE) The funeral for Larry L. Falks, 77, of Wedowee will be Wednesday, Jan. 5, 2022, at 3 p.m. at Benefield Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Jerry Smith officiating.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 1 to 3 p.m. on Wednesday before services begin.

Mr. Falks passed away Sunday, Jan. 2, 2022, at UAB Palliative Care in Birmingham.

A Mississippi native, Mr. Falks was born Feb. 29, 1944, the son of Wiley and Carrie Lindsey Falks. He was a U.S. Air Force veteran of the Vietnam and Desert Shield conflicts and a self-employed welder.

Survivors include his wife, Brenda Edwards Falks of Wedowee; three sons, Michael L. Falks and Larry S. Falks, both of Wedowee, and Scott H. Falks of Eclectic; three grandchildren, Tyler Falks, Chandler Falks and Seanna Falks; sister, Diane Blackburn of Wedowee; brother, Wiley Falks of Pascagoula, Miss.; half-sister, Virginia Schaffer of Cagoula, Miss.; and host of nieces and nephews. Mr. Falks was preceded in death by his parents and sister, Charlotte Greene.

Online condolences may be expressed at www.benefieldfhwedowee.com.

Benefield Funeral Home, Wedowee.

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