Mrs. Rhuedell Naler Pless

Published 5:23pm Thursday, January 17, 2013


Funeral service for Mrs. Rhuedell Naler Pless, 90, of Alexander City, will be Friday, January 18, 2013 at 10:00 am at the First United Methodist Church in Alexander City.  Dr. Todd Henderson and Rev. Blue Vardaman will officiate.  Burial will follow in the Belcher Gap Cemetery in DeKalb County at 4:00 pm.  The family will receive friends on Friday, January 18, 2013 from 9:00 am to 10:00 am at First United Methodist Church in Alexander City and from 2:30 pm to 3:30 pm at Bethlehem Baptist Church in Sardis, AL.

Mrs. Pless passed away on Wednesday, January 16, 2013 at Russell Medical Center.  She was born on October 13, 1922 in DeKalb County, Alabama to Jim Dillard Amos and Iley Dora Whisant Amos.  She was a faithful member of First United Methodist Church and enjoyed going to her Sunday school class greatly.  Mrs. Pless worked in many fields including at the Post Office, as a retail store model in Texas, as a seamstress at Russell Corp., and most currently a door greeter at Wal-Mart.  She was always neat and organized and was known as a hard worker and a woman of great character.  Mrs. Pless was a wonderful wife, mother, and grandmother and loved her family dearly.

She is survived by her sons, Jimmy Ray Naler (Elizabeth) of Locust Grove, GA and Glenn Horton Pless of LaGrange, GA; grandchildren, Traci Sewell (Mickey) and John Wesley Naler (Dianne) both of Alexander City, David Pless, Rick Smith, Randy Smith, Angela Pless, Wendy Smith, and Regina Smith all of LaGrange, GA; great-grandchildren, Will Sewell, Jarrod Naler, and Susy Naler all of Alexander City, AL; 14 other great-grandchildren; sisters, Dean Brooks of Gadsden and Erma Ragsdale of Huntsville; and brother, Ernest “Jake” Amos of Gadsden.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Henry C. Pless; her parents; sisters, Mrytie Haynes, Ruby Harper, Kay Amos, Pauline “Tiny” Scott, and Opal Ross; and brothers, Woodrow Amos, R.E. Amos, and George Amos.

The family will accept flowers or memorial contributions may be given to First United Methodist, 310 Green St, Alexander City, AL 35010 or the American Heart Association, P.O. Box 840692, Dallas, TX  75284-0692.

Memorial messages may be sent to the family at

Radney Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

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