Retired elder Rev. James Allen Maples died November 7, 2017. Arrangements are as follows:
- Visitation is Friday, November 10, 2017 from 1-2 p.m. at The New Gardendale Funeral Home.
- Service to follow in the chapel at 2 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to Birmingham Southern College.
Rev. Maples was ordained an Elder in 1961. During his ministry he served as pastor of the following North Alabama Conference congregations: Ashland Circuit, Bethlehem Ironaton, Ohatchee Circuit, Flat Creek, Mt Tabor/Oak Forest, Whiton Circuit, Rockford Circuit, Gordo Circuit, Ranburne Bethlehem, Hackleburg/Bear Creek, Roanoke Lowell, Cleveland Rosa, Wesley Chapel and Stockham-Wesley. He retired in 1989.
Please remember his wife Ernestine and family in your prayers.