The News Courier in Athens, Alabama


April 24, 2014

Michael Dockery

— The graveside service for Michael James Dockery, 66, of Athens will be 2 p.m. Sunday, April 27, at Athens City Cemetery with Jimmy Bassham officiating.

Visitation is noon until 1:45 p.m. Sunday at McConnell Funeral Home.

Mr. Dockery passed away Wednesday April 23, 2014, at home.

He was born July 16, 1947, in Athens to Donald Wayne Dockery and Betty Dockery.

He was retired from the U.S Postal Service and served in the U.S. Air Force.

Mr. Dockery was preceded in death by his parents.

Survivors include his loving wife, Martha Dockery; one brother, Charles Edwins Cutts Jr.; one sister, Donna Dockery Clegg; stepmother Willa C. Dockery; several nieces and nephews; and a host of family and friends.

Pallbearers will be John Patrick Hagood, Dr. Thomas Lanier Hagood, William H. Johnson, John Clegg, Joe Paul Townsend and Mark Morgan.

Honorary pallbearers are Dr. John Hagood, William H. Johnson, Jr. and Curtis Daniel Johnson.

In lieu of flowers, donations made to First Methodist Church of Athens or Peace, Love and Animals 19135 Nuclear Plant Road, Tanner, AL 35671.

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