HEADLAND.… Morris Maddox, a resident of Headland, passed away Tuesday morning, April 14, 2020, at a Dothan hospital. He was 77.
Due to the COVID-19 Virus, a family graveside service will be held at 2:00 P.M. Thursday, April 16, 2020, in the Gardens of Memory Cemetery with Reverend Sam White and Reverend Brad Hardy officiating. Anyone wanting to attend the service will be allowed, as long as the CDC COVID-19 social gathering guidelines are met. There will be a public address system set up so it can be broadcast with everyone sitting in their vehicles to listen. The family would ask that anyone who wants to sign a register and attend the viewing without the family being present (because of CDC Covid-19 guidelines) may do so from 1:00 P.M. until 5:00 P.M. Wednesday April 15, 2020 in the Magnolia Room at the Wright Funeral Home & Crematory.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Kinsey Baptist Church, 6745 Walden Drive Kinsey, Alabama 36303.
Mr. Maddox was born in New Brockton, Alabama to the late F.G. Maddox and Alma Whittington Maddox. Morris was a graduate of New Brockton High School, afterwards he served his country in the U.S. Navy. Mr. Maddox was a member of the Kinsey Baptist Church. He retired from the City of Dothan as a foreman with the water department.
Along with his parents he was preceded in death by his brothers, Roger Maddox, Doug Maddox, and Don Maddox.
Leaving to cherish his memories are his wife of forty-five years, Dinah White Maddox; his daughters, Jennifer Dorris (Rick) of Rocklin, CA, and Stacey Maddox of Sacramento, CA; his sons, Adam Smith (Jennifer Holder) of Headland, Andy Smith of Montgomery, AL; his sister, Peggy Roberts of New Brockton, AL; his mother-in-law, Julia G. White of Headland; his sister-in-law, Juliana Pittman of Enterprise; his brother-in-law, Sam White (Sherrie) of Headland; his grandchildren, Joey Maddox, Mckenzie Greenreich, Savannah Smith, Emily Smith, Haylee Dorris, Allie Dorris, Ian Smith, and Riley Smith; a great-grandchild, Maddox Shook; a host of nieces and nephews; his beloved canine companion, “Leo”.
Serving as honorary pallbearers will be Chuck Morales, Bobby Hughes, Keith Roberts, Scott Maddox, Anthony Maddox, and James Stewart.
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