Rev. Charles Willmon, 86 of Scottsboro passed away on Saturday, December 26, 2020. Funeral services were held on Monday, December 28, 2020 at Rainsville Holiness Church, the last church he pastored, with services officiated by Rev. Ollie Taylor and Rev. Ricky Wooten. Private graveside services will be held later for the family at Gunter Mountain Memory Gardens.
Charles was born on Friday, November 23, 1934, the oldest child of Lawrence David and Cuba Laney Willmon. Charles lived a full and blessed life. A true servant, he served as a pastor for over 50 years. He also served more than 50 years in banking.
He is survived by his wife of 67 years, Martha Gamble Willmon; sons, Benji (Terry) Willmon, Nicky (Karen) Willmon, Jeff (Cindy) Mefford; daughter-in-law, Sherry Willmon; grandchildren, Bradley Willmon, Aaron Willmon, Julie Willmon, Anna Willmon, Isaac Willmon, Luke Willmon, Emily Mefford, Eli Mefford; nine great-grandchildren; sisters, Martha (James) Higdon, Maxine (Tim) Byrum; brothers, Alton (Helen) Willmon, David Myrle (Mildred) Willmon, Verlon (Judy) Willmon, Dwight (Karen) Willmon. Along with his parents, Bro. Charles was preceded in death by his son, Anthony Willmon; daughter-in-law, Donna Willmon; sister, Reba Willmon; brother, Neal Willmon.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks donations be made to the needy fund at the Rainsville Holiness Church or the Oak Grove Holiness Church.