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Alton Ray Salter

Alton Ray Salter, 77, passed on Tuesday, Jan. 18, 2017 at his assisted living home in Cullman, Ala.  He was born Sept. 3, 1939 in Greenville, Ala., to the late John Thomas and Lessie Hickman Salter.

Survivors include daughter, Mary Harmon Salter; her fiancé, Donnie Eliason; sister, Lula Ann Hall; nephew, Gavin Hall and his wife, Angie; and their children, Lindsey, Ethan, and Alex, as well as numerous cousins.

The family would like to express their gratitude to Michael Bradley and his staff for the compassionate care during the eight-plus years he spent in their loving home, and a special thank you to the Comfort Care Hospice nurses for their love and care.

For those who wish to remember Alton contributions can be made to the Lessie H. Salter Trust Fund, Attn: Frank Hickman P.O. Box 583, Greenville, AL 36037.  Your kind donation will be used to maintain the cemetery at Central Baptist Church.  This fund was started in 1981 by Alton’s father.

A memorial service will be held at Central Baptist Church in Greenville, Alabama on Friday, Feb. 3, 2017 at 11:30 a.m.

The family will greet guests at the church at 11 a.m. prior to the service.