(WADLEY) The funeral for Talmadge Tidwell, 97, of Wadley will be Saturday, Oct. 3, 2020, at 2 p.m. at Quattlebaum Funeral Chapel with Bro. Jack Womack officiating. Burial will follow at Wadley Cemetery.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home beginning at 1 p.m. on Saturday.

Mr. Tidwell died Tuesday, Sept. 29, at Brown Nursing Home in Alexander City.

A Randolph County native, Mr. Tidwell was born May 16, 1923, the son of Grady and Arcatie Nix Tidwell. He was a member of First Baptist Church of Wadley and worked as a shift engineer at Transcontinental Gas Pipeline for 28 years. He served in World War II as a heavy machine gunner. He was involved in combat in New Guinea and the Philippines.

Survivors include his wife, Ann Hardy Tidwell of Wadley; son, Sherwood Tidwell (Christie) of Hoover; three grandsons, Timothy Tidwell, Ben Tidwell and Luke Tidwell; and sister Pauline Neely of Alexander City. He was preceded in death by his parents and son, Talmadge Tidwell Jr.

Pallbearers will be Carl Davis, Pete Stewart, Timothy Tidwell, Ben Tidwell, Luke Tidwell, David Wilkins, Chesley Neely and Jerry Bice.

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

Quattlebaum Funeral Home, Roanoke.

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