James Garnett Alls, 93, of Independence, Va., went to be with the Lord on Friday, August 7, 2020.
He was a World War II Navy veteran, who served on the USS Flier, submarine No. 250. James was a retired maintenance, engraving and printing employee with the U. S. Mint. He was a member of First Church of Christ in Burlington, Ky., and a Mason, Shriner, Scottish Rite, American Legion and life member of the VFW.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Charles and Bernice Alls; his first wife, Vivian Margarita Hughson and his stepdaughter, Tammy Booth.
Survivors include his wife, Phyllis Appel Alls; his daughters, Sharon (Ray) Matthews and Jacqueline (Wayne) Kornegay; his sons, James (Cheryl) Alls and Malcolm (Priscilla) Alls; his stepdaughter, Dee (Ed) Mershon; his stepson, Tab (Pam) Appel; his brother, Gale (Evelyn) Alls; two grandsons Curtis Mathews and James Kornegay; 12 granddaughters, Crystal Hale, Amanda Mercier, Melina Downs, Melissa Cousins, Shannon Johnson, Nicole Kornegay, Kerry Palmer, Jennifer Gossett, Erin Alls, Chelsea Greer, Charlene Rhatican and Alexandria Burton; 30 great grandchildren, and many nieces, nephews, cousins and other family members.
The family will receive friends from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., followed by the service Wednesday, August 12, at Swindler & Currin Funeral Home in Independence. Interment will take place at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens near Jeffersonton.
Memorial contributions may be made to First Church of Christ, 6080 Camp Ernst Road, Burlington, Ky. 41005
Condolences may be offered at www.swindler-currinfh.com