Funeral services for Carlton Brady, age 72 of Fayetteville, will be conducted Sunday afternoon at 2 PM at Higgins Funeral Home with Rev. Van Johnson and Rev. Don Schultz officiating. Burial will follow in Lincoln Cemetery. Mr. Brady passed away Thursday morning in Huntsville Hospital.
He was a native of Madison County, AL, son of the late Dick and Flossie Slayton Brady, owner of Brady Tile and Marble and a member of the Fayetteville First Baptist Church. Mr. Brady sang bass for The Singing Ambassadors, hosted the Shadow Valley Gospel Music Festival for 18 years and organized the annual March Gospel Singing at NGA featuring The Primitive Quartet.
Survivors include his wife Ariena L. Brady of Faytteville, son Gregory Carlton (Marilyn) Brady of Burnsville, MS, daughter Angelia Brady (Dane) Grissom of Fayetteville, son William Todd (Emily) Brady of Fayetteville, grandchidren Matthew Brady Gonzalez, Brittney Brady, Blake Brady, William Andrew Grissom, Anna Paulette Grissom, Reagan Lane Brady and Elias Walker Brady, great-grandchildren Brooke Grissom Craft and Joshua Pierce Grissom, brother Earl Brady of Hazel Green, AL, two sisters Virginia Hill of Hazel Green, AL, Lois Warren of Fayetteville and many nieces, nephews, family and friends.
Mr. Brady was preceded in death by his daughter Carla Brady.
Visitation with the family will be Saturday evening 5-8 PM at Higgins Funeral Home.
So sorry for your loss. My Daddy (Benny Sanders) was such devoted friends with your Dad. God’s Blessings to you all.
Angie and Family,
I am so sorry to hear the passing of Mr. Carlton. May God comfort you today and in the days to come. Our prayers are with you during this most difficult time.
To the family of Carlton Brady:
Carlton made a lasting impression on me the first time I met him at the Whatley Avenue FW Baptist Church in Columbia, Tennessee.
He was one of the best bass singers I had the honor to meet in the music business.
Carlton will be missed by all. Now he’s singing with the angels.
Ariena and all of Carlton’s family: Carlton was a friend to me for many years and we did business with each other many times. I will miss his wonderful Bass voice. My the peace of God give all of you strength to continue on.
Mrs. Cantrell, Everyone that had cross paths with Mr. Carlton has lost a great Christian friend. I have been to some of the singings at Shadow Valley & really enjoy the singing & was bless by the singing. My thoughts are with you & your family. May you hold his memories in your heart until you will meet again and your family circle with be complete again.
I’m so sorry to hear about Mr. Carlton. He shared so much with the community through his love of music. We appreciate all the times we got to attend the March singing and the Shadow Valley singing. He will surely be missed by us and many others.
Knights and Friends of the Round Table at Miss Betty’s restaurant in Park City, TN: We enjoyed Bro. Carlton’s fellowship very much! He will be greatly missed. Ariena may the Lord comfort and strengthen you is our prayer.
My earliest memories of Carlton were of him and Ariena skating and having fun with all their friends at Brady’s roller rink. He has surely made a wonderful, godly difference in our community and will be missed.
Praying for God’s peace and blessings for his family.
So sorry for your loss . Everyone will miss Carlton and his singing and testifying . You will have wonderful memories of him and the Singing Ambassadors. We use to go to a lot of your singings in Fayetteville and around North Ala. Due to my husband’s health we haven’t been in a long time. Prayers for you and the family. Dee and Shirley Stephens
Carlton was a dear man he will be greatly missed. Our prayers for your family at this time of sorrow.
Carlton was one of a kind and an excellent friend to our family. We love each one of you and we are praying for peace and comfort during this time.
Carlton was a special person who will be deeply missed.
Angie we are so sorry to hear of the passing of your father . Our prayers are with you and your family .
we love to hear him sang. our prayers will be with you and the family.
Arena, so sorry to hear about Carlton he was a fine Christian man who loved his family. My prayers will be with you and your family.
May happier times be right around the corner as you share memories of Mr. Carlton with friends and family. You all are in our thoughts during this difficult time.
Mr. Carlton was a fine Christian man that will be missed by all. We loved hearing him sing with the Singing Ambassadors. God bless the family during this sad time but remember he is in a better place, Janice and Brent Gregory