Dora KanadaySeptember 2, 1930 ~ January 8, 2018 (age 87)
Mrs. Dora B. Luker Kanaday, age 87, of Forestdale went home to be with her Lord and Savior on January 8, 2018. She retired from Bell South in 1987 and was a faithful church member of Hillview Baptist Church. She is preceded in death by her husband, Austin T. Kanaday, father, Oscar Luker, mother, Sarah Luker, brother, PFC James Luker, and sisters, Pauline Humphries, Lorene Patton, Cora Langley, and sister-in-law, Maxine Mitchell. She is survived by her daughter, Wanda K. Malone (Harold), sister-in-law, Eloise Caldwell, grandchildren, David Malone (Kris), Amanda Raulerson (Ben), and Jonathan Malone (Laura), great-grandchildren, Alexander, Ella, Eden, Douglas, and Lilly, and a host of other family members and beloved friends. A visitation will be held on Friday, January 12, 2018 from 11:00am to 12:00pm at Hillview Baptist Church in Forestdale. The funeral service will begin at 12:00pm from the church sanctuary. Interment will immediately follow at Oak Hill Cemetery in Jasper. Her family would like to acknowledge and give a special thanks to all those who held Dora’s hands physically and spiritually including the loving angels who gave such loving care including one special and devoted caregiver, Rhonda Scott, and Donna Homan, Joyce Hughes, and Brenda Daniel, and her church family and the Alacare Hospice employees of Jasper. Dora loved each of you, her family, church family, friends, and the Good Lord Above.