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James Gladyn Mothershed

The Rev. James Gladyn Mothershed of Atmore passed away on Nov. 23, 2020 and is now at home with his heavenly father.

He was born on July 16, 1935 in Atmore to the late William Addison and Lila Mae Lambert Mothershed. He was a minister for over 50 years with West Side Baptist Church and later became a member of Mennonite Christian Fellowship in Atmore.

He was instrumental in bringing many to know Jesus Christ as their Lord and savior.

He is preceded in death by his parents; and his siblings, Dorothy Willene Mothershed Hall, Charles Raymond Mothershed, Eleanor Ernestine Mothershed Davis, Mary Audene Mothershed Sharpless, William Fred Mothershed, Carl Houston Mothershed and W.D. Mothershed.

He is survived by his wife, Joyce Lancaster Mothershed of Atmore; his daughter, Lisa Mothershed James of Florida; and his granddaughter, Alyssa McCoy of Florida.

A funeral service was held on Nov. 30, 2020 at Johnson-Quimby Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Blaine Copenhaver officiating. Interment followed at Oak Hill Cemetery in Atmore.

Johnson-Quimby Funeral Home was in charge of all arrangements.