Dewey Sampson Medlin
Obituary For Dewey S. Medlin
Gospel preacher. Dewey Sampson Medlin, age 77, passed from this life August 20, 2007 after a long illness. He was born Nov. 28, 1929 and raised in Pickens County, Ga. He graduated from Pickens High School in Jasper and Memphis School of Preaching in Memphis, Tn.
Survivors include his loving wife and help mate of 57 years, Dot Medlin, Columbus, Ms.; son, Randy Medlin and wife Mia; daughters, June Moss (Tim), Knox City, Tx., and Alisa McMullen (T.J.), Columbus, Ms.; nine grandchildren and four great-grandchildren also survive; and a sister, Eunice Gilley, McDonough, Ga. A host of nieces and nephews also survive. Dewey was preceded in death by his parents, Mitchael and Maggie Garrison Medlin; four brothers; three sisters; one grandchild; and two infant children.
The Medlins served many congregations of the Church of Christ in Georgia, Tennessee, North Carolina and Alabama. They also spread the truth of the Lord in Guyana and Honduras. Dewey and wife Dot provided a loving Christian home for their children and Granddaddy Dewey was an inspiration to his grandchildren. He was a positive, uplifting support to his many friends and relatives.
The funeral service was held Wednesday, August 22 at 11 a.m. from Lemley Funeral Chapel in Oneonta, Al. Officiating was his son Randy and good friend Charles Balcom of Hartselle, Al. Congregational singing was led by Paul Hazelrig of Altoona, Al. Pallbearers were: James David Kirk, David Conrad, Ed Yancey, Reid Thompson, Jake Robinson, Colin McKee, Don Prater, and Gene Guy. Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer's Association of America.
Report of Passing To Firm Foundation
Dewey S. Medlin, loving husband and father, and faithful gospel preacher died August 20. Brother Medlin preached for congregatio ns in Ga.,Tenn., and Ala. He suffered from Alzheimer's and died at the age of 77.
-Randall J. Medlin, University Church of Christ, Firm Foundation, November, 2007, p.27
Directions To The Grave of Dewey Medlin
Dewey Medlin is buried in the cemetery at Antioch Church of Christ in Snead, Alabama. Snead is located between Cullman, Alabama and Attalla, Alabama on Hwy. 278. In the township, turn north on Pearman Road. The road will become Boaz Hwy. Turn left on Co. Rd. 21. Then turn right on Earl Snead Rd. The church is on the right. Head toward the rear of the building toward the cemetery. About midway on the right, look for a black marble stone. This is the Medlin plot.' '
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