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James Wayne Vest

December 1, 1944 ~ January 7, 2022 (age 77)

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Funeral service for James Wayne Vest, 77, will be Monday, January 10, 2022 at 11:00 AM at Peck Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Tim McCormick officiating and Peck Funeral Home directing.    Burial will be in Herring Cemetery.  Visitation will be Sunday, January 9, 2022 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM at Peck Funeral Home. 

Mr. Vest died on Friday, January 7, 2022 at his residence.  He was born December 1, 1944, in Morgan County to Tilmon James Vest and Madge Lorraine Bates Vest.  He was employed with Monsanto, as a Maintenance Technician, prior to his retirement. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather.  He was a member of the Ebenezer Volunteer Fire Department, a member of the Freewill Baptist Church and pastored for 9 years. He was a veteran of the United States Air Force. 

He was preceded in death by his parents and Janice Felkins, who was like a daughter to him. 

Survivors include   
Wife - 
Alene Cooper Vest, Falkville, AL

Son - 
Bryan Vest, Falkville, AL

Daughter - 
Charlotte Vest Robinson (Christopher), Decatur, AL

Brothers - 
Vance Vest (Anne)
Billy Vest (Dona)

Six Grandchildren and 
Five Great Grandchildren

Pallbearers will be Jacob Vest, Caleb Vest, Blake Eason, Thomas Cooper, Keith Dougherty and  Daniel Perry.      

Peck Funeral Home                   
1600 Hwy 31 SW
P.O. Box 427
Hartselle, AL  35640
256.773.2543 (Fax)

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January 9, 2022

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Peck Funeral Home
1600 Highway 31 SW| P.O. Box 427
Hartselle, AL 35640

Funeral Service
January 10, 2022

11:00 AM
Peck Funeral Home
1600 Highway 31 SW| P.O. Box 427
Hartselle, AL 35640

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