MANUEL GRANT DEES, age 86 of York, Alabama, formerly of Choctaw County, Alabama, born to the late Sam and Claudia Dees, passed June 6, 2014 at Sumter Health and Rehabilitation, York. Graveside services of remembrance will be Wednesday, June 11, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. in Home Mission Cemetery, off of the Millville Road, also in York. Rev. Robert Lee Dees will offer words of consolation. Viewing for family and friends will be held at the gravesite.
He is survived by those who shall cherish precious memories and they are: his daughter, Sarah Dees of York, Ala., his wife, Chaney M. Dees and a daughter, Emma Dees Fleming preceded him in death; he also leaves his adopted son, James M. Dees, Tuscaloosa, Ala., a stepdaughter, Lisa Dees of York; six (6) grandchildren - Darryl (LaTonya) Dees, Montgomery, Ala., Satia and Shenitra Dees of York, Ala., Michelle, Irma and Antonio Fleming, Mobile, Alabama; a host of great grandchildren, stepchildren, and many other relatives and friends who will truly miss him.
To the Dees Family, we at Weatherly Funeral Home, offer to you our most sincere and heartfelt sympathy. Our prayer remains that your abiding faith in God will continue to comfort, strengthen and sustain you during your time of bereavement.
Weatherly Funeral Home, York, Alabama, under the direction of Jacqueline Studdard Weatherly, entrusted with arrangements.