Alvin Gulledge

CALHOUN CITY – Alvin Ray Gulledge, 84, died Friday, Sept. 6, 2013, at Calhoun Health Services. He was born July 7, 1929, in Big Creek to Walter Gulledge and Ora Lee Cantrell Gulledge.

He was a retired presser for Kellwood Co. and a member of Mt. Tabor Baptist Church. He served in the U.S. Air Force.

Services will be 3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 8, at Pryor Funeral Home Chapel in Calhoun City with the Rev. Jimmy Vance officiating. Burial will be in Pinecrest Memorial Gardens in Calhoun City. Pryor Funeral Home of Calhoun City is in charge of arrangements.

Survivors include one son, Stanley Ray (Diane) Gulledge of Calhoun City; two brothers, James Gulledge of Water Valley and Bobby Gulledge of Calhoun City; three grandchildren, Kevin Mitchell and Kyle Ray Gulledge and Nora; and a very special friend, Carlene Goodson.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Lula Belle Butler Gulledge; his parents, Walter and Ora Lee Gulledge; two sisters, Jessie Mae Reedy and Louise Ritchie; and one brother, George Arnold Gulledge.

Pallbearers are Brian Allen, Bill Butler, Mark Callahan, Matt Callahan, Chuck Terry and Taylor Terry.

Honorary pallbearers are Lenon White and R.B. Stewart.

Visitation will be from 1:30 to 3 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. Online condolences can be left at

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