COLBERT – Christopher Riley Gordon, 23, died Sunday, May 24, 2009.
A native of Athens, he was the son of Nancy and Fred Snailum, LaMirada, Calif. He had attended New Haven Bsptist Church.
Mr. Gordon was preceded in death by his father, Gary Riley Gordon and his paternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. John H. Gordon.
Survivors in addition to his mother and stepfather include his brother, John Corey Gordon, Commerce; sisters, Melissa (Roy) Reece, Hull, and Mary Beth (Nathan Drake) Gordon, Colbert; son, Tyson Riley Gordon, Colbert; girlfriend, Giesla Bray, Colbert; nieces and nephews, Kelsie Palmer, Lauren Reece, Alexis Reynolds and Bryson Drake; and maternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Palmero, California.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, May 28, in the chapel of Lord and Stephens Funeral Home East with the Rev. Derek Anglin officiating. The family will receive friends at the funeral home one hour before the service. Flowers will be accepted.
Lord and Stephens Funeral Home East is in charge of arrangements.