William Lee “Billy” McNider, 85, a timber farmer, of Sweet Water died Wednesday, June 1, 2011, at Mobile Infirmary. He was born April 24, 1926 in Morvin. He was a member of Sweet Water Baptist Church.
Funeral services were 3 p.m. Sunday, June 5, 2011 at Forest Springs Baptist Church with Rev. Douglas Turner officiating. Interment was a Forest Springs Cemetery in Morvin.
He is survived by his wife, Ouida H. McNider of Sweet Water; four daughters, Kay McNider-Down of Jacksonville, Fla., Sharon McNider, Jan Joseph and Kim McNider all of Mobile; son, Prentiss McNider of Birmingham; sister, Betty Young Owensby of Linden; nine grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers were Alex Stebbins, Lee Stebbins, Colin Taylor, Michael Young, Pat Young and Sim Lewis.
Honorary pallbearers were Buck Compton, Jerry Loftin, Jimmy Vick, Joe Phillips, Manley Parten and Milton Etheridge.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the USA Mitchell Cancer Institute, 1660 Springhill Avenue, Mobile, Al 36604, phone 251-665-8000.
Condolences may be offered at www.obryantchapelfh.com.
O’Bryant Chapel Funeral Home in Thomasville directed.