DONNY JOE MOATES, age 67 of Clanton, passed away on July 14, 2021 at Grandview Medical Center in Birmingham, AL. He was born in Chilton County on February 4, 1954; the son of the late George Washington Moates and the late Elizabeth Christine Wright Moates.
Donny was a former cabinet builder.
He is survived by: Wife, Sheri Bice Moates of Clanton; Son, David (Julie) Moates of Clanton; Daughter, Valerie (Craig) Smitherman of Clanton; Step-Son, Tyler (Jennifer) Eiland of Clanton; Step-Daughter, Aimee (Ben) Porter of Samantha; 9 Grandchildren; Sister, Sue Jones of Clanton; Brother, Kenneth Moates of Clanton; Twin-Brother, Ronnie (Patsy) Moates of Clanton; and his beloved miniature schnauzer, Fanci.
He is preceded in death by: Parents, George and Christine Moates; Sister, Judy Popwell; Sister, Jeanette Moates; Sister-in-Law, Phyllis Moates; and Brother-in-Law, Bural Jones.
Funeral services will be held on Sunday, July 18, 2021 at 2:00pm from the Chapel of Ellison Memorial Funeral Home in Clanton with Rev. Don Vanderslice and Rev. Tyler Eiland officiating.
Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service.
Burial will follow in the Martin Memorial Cemetery in Clanton, AL.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Gideons International – Chilton County Camp to purchase Bibles.
Final care and arrangements entrusted to the Ellison Memorial Funeral Home of Clanton, AL.
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