COMER - B. Alton McCarty, 79, passed away Wednesday, October 31, 2012, at the Athens Regional Medical Center.
Born in Madison County, he was the son of the late Howard and Lois Winfrey McCarty. He had been married to Nettie Mae Epps McCarty who passed away in September of this year.
Survivors include children, Diane Powell, Bowman, and Mark McCarty, Comer; six grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.
Mr. McCarty was cremated and graveside memorial services are scheduled for Friday, November 2, at 1 p.m. from the Meadow Baptist Church Cemetery with Pastor Steve Parker officiating.
Ivie Funeral Home, Madison County Chapel, Danielsville, is in charge of arrangements.