Steven Russell Thrift


Steven Russell Thrift of Opelika, Alabama was born in Washington on Oct. 23, 1957 and gained his wings on Jan. 31, 2021. He was 63 years young.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Sally Baldwin Thrift and brother, Donnie Smith.

He is survived by his wife of 36 years, Vickie Sheppard Thrift; children, Brittney Thrift, Allen Garrett, and Taunya Ragland (Wayne); grandchildren, Trestin, Isabella, Brycen Garrett, BriAnna JazLynn Cobb, and Josh Cleveland; Father, Andy Thrift, as well as a host of family and friends.

Visitation was held Feb. 4, 2021 in the Parlor at Frederick-Dean Funeral Home from 1 until 2 p.m.

A funeral service was held in the Chapel at 2 p.m. with Steve Richardson officiating. Interment followed at Garden Hills Cemetery.


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