- Cullman, Alabama

June 7, 2013

Fay Gaither Johnson

Moss-Service Funeral Home

NORTHPORT — Fay Gaither Johnson

Fay Gaither Johnson, 78, of Northport, formerly of Hanceville, died Thursday, June 6, 2013, at Hospice of West Alabama in Tuscaloosa. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday, June 9, 2013, at Moss-Service Funeral Home Chapel, the Revs. Harlon Harris and Jeremy Griffith officiating, with burial in Bethlehem Cemetery. The family will receive friends for visitation from 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday.

Moss-Service Funeral Home of Cullman directing the services.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Wilburn and Nell Gaither; her brother, Edward Gaither; and her husband, Ted Johnson.

Survivors include her son, Dennis (Marilyn) Johnson; grandchildren, Ashlei Johnson and Alison (Nathan) Hannah, all of Tuscaloosa; three sisters-in-law, Evelyn Gaither, Agnes Smith and Ruth Harris; and a host of nieces, nephews and cousins.

She was a loving mother, grandmother, and friend to many. She will be greatly missed.

Pallbearers will be Scottie Bartlett, Bennie Bartlett Jr., Jeff Gaither, Roger Hamm, James Waters and Waymon Montgomery.

Honorary pallbearers will be Julita Montgomery, a special cousin; Billy and Gail Day; five North staff at DCH Regional Medical Center, Hospice of West Alabama, Cullman Wal-Mart employees, and Presbyterian Apartments.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Hospice of West Alabama, 3832 Loop Road Tuscaloosa, AL 35404; or to Alberta Church of God, 3832 Frontier Street, Northport, AL 35475.

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