May 26, 2014 12:00 AM | 1283 views | 1 1 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend | print
Fred Brantley, age 82, of Smyrna, passed away May 24, 2014. He proudly served in the U.S. Air Force in the Korean War. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Janet Brantley; son, Michael Fred Brantley; grandson, Justin Brantley and brother, Hosea Bess. He is survived by his wife, Joyce Dempsey Brantley; daughters and son-in-law, Deborah Delain of Sumter, South Carolina, Lawanna and David Crile of Cedartown, Lisa Brantley of Cleveland; Also surviving are eight grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren; siblings, Barbara and Ken Belflower and Jenell Hicks. Funeral Services will be held Tuesday 12 p.m. at Davis- Struempf Funeral Chapel with Rev. Bill Rorie officiating. Interment will follow at Crestlawn Memorial Park Cemetery. The family will receive friends Monday 4 – 8 p.m.and Tuesday 11 – 12 p.m. at Davis- Struempf Funeral Home.
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Nathaniel Banks Jr.
May 27, 2014
I grew up right down the street just a few houses down from Mr. Brantley and I used to mow his lawn for him when I was a teenager... Mr. Brantley was a great man and very generous..He will truly be missed...
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