Rebecca “Sue” Nolen Dyess

Rebecca “Sue” Nolen Dyess, age 81, passed away peacefully Sunday March 21, 2021.  She is preceded in death by her husband Joseph Edward Dyess; father, William A. Nolen: mother, Ruby G. Nolen; brother, Jackie Nolen; and sister Paula Vandiver.  Sue is survived by her children, James Arthur Dyess, Rebecca Ann Dyess, and Thomas Edward Dyess (Brandy); grandchildren, Zachary Thomas Woodard and Kayley Michele Dyess; sister, Jeannie Nolen Sanders (Clayton); and brothers-in-law Robert Dyess and Charles Dyess (Laurette). A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, March 27, 2021, at 11:00 am at Charter Funeral Home in Calera, Alabama.  Sue will be laid to rest at the Alabama National Cemetery in Montevallo, Alabama.


  1. Sharon Weddle on March 23, 2021 at 5:53 pm

    Hi Rebecca please accept my condolences. I will be praying for you, and your family. I know God will be your comforter during this time. He will be your strength and the one you and your family can lean on. Praying for you all❤??

  2. Marjorie Johnson on March 24, 2021 at 7:47 am

    I will continue to pray for your family. Sue was a wonderful Christian lady who showed the love of Jesus to all who knew her.

  3. Robert Dyess on March 24, 2021 at 9:59 am

    I will miss my sweet, sweet, sister-in-law.
    She always “light up” that smile when Gail and I visited! May she rest in heaven
    with my brother Joe.

  4. Carolyn Dyess Bales on March 24, 2021 at 3:11 pm

    I am so very sorry for your loss! My hope for the family is may all the wonderful memories bring comfort to you in this sad time in your lives! Cousin, Carolyn Dyess Bales

  5. Jessica Sheets on March 25, 2021 at 12:40 pm

    I am so sorry for your loss. I can’t imagine how you must be feeling. I am thinking of you and I will keep you and your family in my prayers. Big hugs
    Jessica Sheets

  6. Jimmie spain on March 31, 2021 at 8:42 pm

    I was raised next to me and Mrs Nolan on Smokey rd I remember sue she was so beauitful and she was everything in school her brother Jackie and Paula and Jenny such A wonderful family will miss you all rest high may God bless your family