(WEDOWEE) James Allen Deese, 53, died Friday, June 12, 2020, at his residence.
The funeral will be at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, June 16, at Dryden Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Joe Newborn officiating.
Visitation will be Tuesday from 4 to 6 p.m.
James was a resident of Randolph County most of his life. He was the pastor of Hillcrest Independent Church and a carpenter for his entire career.
Survivors include his wife, Annette Deese; daughters, Nicole Deese and Hope Deese; and grandchild, Jaidin Deese. James was preceded in death by his son, James Clifton Deese; parents, Harold and Catherine Deese; sister, Cathy Spears; and brother, Dwight Deese.
Dryden Funeral Home, Heflin.