Homer was a lifelong resident of Walker County. He was born May 23, 1932. He was the son of James Cranford Estes and Pearl Lane Estes. He was saved July 23, 1944, and joined Blooming Grove Baptist Church. He graduated from Curry High School in 1952. He was a Korean War veteran and retired Gorgas No. 7 UMWA coal miner. He was currently the Constable of Beat 39 in Walker County. Homer was a life member of the First Baptist Church in Jasper.
There will be a private memorial service held at a later date.
Estes was preceded in death by his parents, James Cranford and Pearl Lane Estes; sister, Adell Lay; and three brothers, George Estes, Richard Estes and Benjamin Estes.
He is survived by one daughter, Janice Estes Baker (Rick) of Jasper; two granddaughters, Ricki Jill Baker and Brandi Baker of Jasper; five sisters, Mary E. Miller, Dorothy Atkins, Maxine Gammon (Weldon) of Jasper, Sarah E. Umphrey of Jasper and Emma Lee Brown of Sipsey; four brothers, J.W. Estes (Peggy) of Conyers, Ga., Jack Estes (Joyce) of Jasper, Tommy Marvin-Buddy Estes (Bonnie) of Arley, and Bobby Estes (Judy) of Jasper; several nieces, nephews and other relatives and dear friends.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the Curry High School Class of 1956 Scholarship Fund. Make check payable to Sarah P. Blankenship, EBA C.H.S. Class of 1956, 304 Stewart Street, Franklin, TN 37064.
Wilson Brothers Funeral Home, Carbon Hill; 205-924-4147