The Obituary for Ms. Doris E. Laney (Tallapoosa & Coosa Counties)


Ms. Doris E. Laney

1924 – 2020

Graveside Service for Ms. Doris E. Laney, 96, of Goodwater, Alabama will be Sunday, December 6, 2020 at 2:00 pm at the Hollins Cemetery.  Joe Milam will be officiating.

Ms. Laney passed away on Thursday, December 3, 2020 at Elmore Community Hospital.  She was born on June 15, 1924 in Talladega County, Alabama to Miller Gid Thornburg and Saddie Elizabeth Dupree Thornburg.  She loved her family dearly.  Ms. Laney was a tireless worker for Avondale Mills and Russell Mills for many years. Ms. Laney was lovingly known as “Shorty” by her family and friends.  She was a member of Hollins Church of Christ.

She is survived by her loving family and friends.

Memorial messages may be sent to the family at

Radney Funeral Home of Alexander City, AL is in charge of the arrangements.

All visitations and services will be held in compliance with the mandated rules from Alabama Dept of Public Health.