Obituary of Talmadge Tidwell
Funeral services for Talmadge Tidwell, age 97, of Wadley will be held on Saturday, October 3, 2020, at 2:00 PM at Quattlebaum Funeral Chapel with Bro. Jack Womack officiating. Burial will follow at Wadley Cemetery.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home beginning at 1:00 PM on Saturday.
Mr. Tidwell passed away Tuesday, September 29, 2020, at Brown Nursing Home in Alexander City, AL.
Survivors include his wife, Ann Hardy Tidwell of Wadley; son, Sherwood Tidwell (Christie) of Hoover; three grandsons, Timothy Tidwell, Ben Tidwell and Luke Tidwell; and one sister Pauline Neely of Alexander City, AL.
Pallbearers will be Carl Davis, Pete Stewart, Timothy Tidwell, Ben Tidwell, Luke Tidwell, David Wilkins, Chesley Neely, and Jerry Bice.
A Randolph County native, Mr. Tidwell was born on May 16, 1923, the son of Grady and Arcatie Nix Tidwell. He was a member of First Baptist Church of Wadley and worked as a Shift Engineer at Transcontinental Gas Pipeline for 28 years. He served in WWII as a heavy machine gunner. He was involved in combat in New Guinea and the Philippines. He was preceded in death by his parents and son, Talmadge Tidwell, Jr.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.quattlebaumfuneralhome.com.