Donald Ernest Styron, age 79, born in Gainesville, FL and a resident of the Dyass Community died Monday, February 17, 2020 at Thomas Hospital. He was a self-employed carpenter and mechanic. He was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force and a member of the Assembly of God Church.
He is survived by his wife, Janice E. Head Styron of Dyass; one son, Shannon Eric (Angie) Styron of Shuqualak, MS; two daughters, Paula Styron Brown of Shuqualak, MS and Denice Marie (James) Stabler of Daphne, AL; one brother, Ronald William Styron of Pensacola, FL and two granddaughters, Madison Breanna Stabler and Ashland Nicole Stabler.
He was preceded in death by his parents, William Ernest and Vera Marie Blackmon Styron.
Funeral services will be held Thursday, February 20, 2020 at 1:00 p.m. at the chapel of Norris Funeral Home with Reverend Bruce Hooks and Reverend Donald Sanks officiating. Burial will follow at the Alabama State Veterans Cemetery in Spanish Fort at 2:30 p.m.
The family will receive friends Thursday, February 20, 2020 from 11:00 a.m. until the 1:00 p.m. service at Norris Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers the family requests memorial contributions be made to St. Jude’s Children Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or to the American Heart Association, 2029 B Airport Blvd., Box 235, Mobile, AL 36606.
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