James Auther Avery

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James Auther Avery, 80, of Jasper, passed away Friday, June 26, 2020, at his residence. 

Visitation was Monday, June 29, 2020, at Collins-Burke Funeral Home Parlor from 5 to 6 p.m. Funeral services followed at the funeral home at 6 p.m., with burial at West Jefferson Freewill Cemetery. Dustin Murray and Mark Otts will officiate. 

Avery was preceded in death by his father, Bennie Avery, mother, Dorathy Avery; son, James Avery; sisters, Connie Standford, Mary Lopez and Linda Avery Glass; brother, Bennie (Shirley) Avery; and great-grandchild, Bentlee Avery. 

He is survived by his wife, Nettie Faye Avery; son, Ronald (Jeanette) Avery; sister, Vicki Avery; grandchildren, Daniel (Ashley) Avery and Anetra (Brian) Earley; great-grandchildren, Alyssa Earley and Addie Grace Avery; and a host of nieces and nephews. 

Collins-Burke Funeral Home, Jasper; 205-384-5571