- Cullman, Alabama

October 16, 2013

Archie Gordon Raburn

Cullman Heritage Funeral Home

CULLMAN — Archie Gordon Raburn

Funeral services for Archie Gordon Raburn, 86, of Cullman will be at 2 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 17, 2013, at Center Grove Baptist Church, Stanley Kilgore and Braxton Taylor officiating, with interment in Center Grove Cemetery. The body will lie in state from 1 to 2 p.m. at the church.

Cullman Heritage Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Raburn died Monday, Oct. 14, at his residence. He was born Sept. 16, 1927, in Cullman to Hampton Harris and Linnie Mae Waters Raburn. He was a mechanic with Monsanto.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Era Raburn; a daughter, Aleathea Raley Raburn; a great-granddaughter, Alexis Lindsey; a brother, David Raburn; and two sisters, Louise Maze and Inez Nuss.

Survivors include a daughter, Rita Raburn (Benny) Lindsey of Vinemont; a son, Gary (Linda) Raburn of Shelbyville, Tenn.; a daughter, Myra Raburn (Tim) Sullivan of Joppa; 11 grandchildren, Jeremy Puryear, Blake Lindsey, James Sullivan, Jason Raburn, Adam Raburn, Josh Hall, Jody Taylor, Ravyn Sullivan, Alicia Gonzalez, Katie Couch and Tracy Harden; 17 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; three brothers, R.T. Raburn, Dwight Raburn and Michael Raburn; and three sisters, Alene Swann, Edna Morgan and Irene Stanfield.

Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.