Dallas Lee Sarvaunt

Published 4:56 pm Monday, January 7, 2013

Dallas Lee Sarvaunt, age 76 of Clanton, passed away on Sunday, Jan. 6, 2013, surrounded by his family.

He was born and raised in Lake Charles, La.

He graduated from LaGrange Senior High School in 1955.

He served four years in the United States Navy. He was employed by South Central Bell/AT&T for 34 years.

He was ordained a deacon at Bell Lane Baptist Church in Clanton. He was currently a deacon at Mineral Springs Baptist Church in Clanton.

He is survived by: wife, Ruth Faults Sarvaunt of Clanton; daughter, Cindy (Jay Dee) Chambers of West Lake, Calif.; daughter, Connie (Jimmy) Dean of Alabaster; daughter, Becky (Bryan) Blessing of Katy, Texas; son, Michael (Dorothy) Sarvaunt of Helena; and sister, Annolene Bourgeois.

Dallas was also blessed with seven surviving grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

Dallas was preceded in death by his parents, Russell and Melba Sarvaunt, and a grandson, Cody Dean.

Visitation will be held on Tuesday, Jan. 8, from 6–8 p.m. at Ellison-Cleckler Funeral Home located at 1709 Lay Dam Road, Clanton, AL 35045.

Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, Jan. 9, from the Memorial Chapel of Ellison-Cleckler Funeral Home with the Rev. Doug West and the Rev. Jason Rothe officiating.

Burial will follow the services at 1 p.m. in Southern Heritage Cemetery in Pelham.

The family requests that in lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Four Corners Ministry Inc., 715 Ave. A Suite 206, Opelika, AL 36801.

Please earmark contribution “The Myron West Family.” This family will be serving as missionaries to Africa and were close to the heart of Dallas.

Final care and arrangements entrusted to Ellison-Cleckler Funeral Home of Clanton.