(HEFLIN) The funeral for Joel Cavender, 76, of Heflin will be Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2021, at 11 a.m. at Benefield Funeral Chapel with Bro. Billy Morris officiating. Burial will follow at Pilgrim's Rest Baptist Church Cemetery.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 4:30 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday.

Mr. Cavender died Sunday, Jan. 10, at his residence.

A Cleburne County native, Mr. Cavender was born Sept. 21, 1944, the son of James S. and Syble Parmer Cavender. He was a member of Pinetucky Baptist Church and worked as a mechanic for Sony Music.

Survivors include his wife, Doris Bearden Cavender of Heflin; two daughters, Laura Glasgow (Tiras) of Heflin and Amanda Williamson (Jeremy) of Opelika; son, Mark Cavender of Heflin; eight grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and two sisters, Bobbie Holloway of Heflin and Syble Smith of Kentucky. Mr. Cavender was preceded in death by his parents and brother, James Cavender.

Pallbearers will be Tiras Glasgow, Jeremy Williamson, B.J. Glasgow, Lee Glasgow, Hayden Glasgow and Christopher Camp.

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

Benefield Funeral Home, Wedowee.

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