Calvin Eugene "Gene"

August 8, 1930 - December 22, 2018

Calvin Eugene “Gene” Flannagan, age 88, of Leighton, passed away December 22, 2018.  Visitation will be Wednesday, December 26, from 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. at North Alabama State Fairgrounds.  The funeral will be Thursday, December 27, at 2:00 p.m. at Spry-Williams Funeral Home of Florence, with Brother Henry Melton officiating.  Burial will be at Glendale Cemetery in Leighton.

Gene was a member of the Baptist faith.  He coached women’s slow pitch softball for various recreation leagues around the Shoals for many years.  He also enjoyed fishing, gardening and watching westerns.

Preceding him in death was his loving wife of 68 years, Laura Maude Flannagan; daughter, Doris Jean; parents, Buford and Cora Mae Flannagan; and siblings, Edward, Junior and Marie 

Survivors include his sons Billy (Tona), Larry (Teresa), Ken (Donna), and Dwight; daughters, Barbara (Curtis) Campbell, Dianne Flannagan, Ruby (Lynn) Robbins and  Donna (Ken) Bailey; 7 grandsons; 8 granddaughters; 7 great-grandsons; and 6 great-granddaughters.

Grandsons will serve as pallbearers.

The family would like to express their appreciation to the staff of  Cottage of the Shoals and Alacare Hospice for their loving care. 


December 26, 2018
4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Visitation in Building 3 of the Fairgrounds


North Alabama State Fair, Sportsplex Drive, Muscle Shoals, AL, USA

December 26, 2018 4:00 pm

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December 27, 2018
2:00 pm

Burial at Glendale Cemetery, Leighton, AL


Spry Williams Funeral Home, Helton Drive, Florence, AL, USA

December 27, 2018 2:00 pm

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3 Comments on “Calvin Eugene "Gene" Flannagan”

  1. Mr Gene always had a smile for you no matter what. Just his presence would bring a smile to your face. He will be greatly missed. Thoughts and prayers to the family. Your friend Tommy.

  2. Barbara, Dianne, Larry & Family
    Sorry to hear of the loss of your father. My prayers and thoughts are with you. May God grant you peace and comfort during this time and in the days ahead. Dewey Ford

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