Dockery, James Allen, age 72, of Birmingham, passed away August 18, 2008. He was a veteran of the US Army. He was preceded in death by his wife Mary Ann Dockery and his daughter Donna Kay Dockery. Graveside services will be on Wednesday Aug 20, at 11am with burial in Jefferson Memorial Gardens. Reverend Richard East officiating. Visitation will be from 5 until 7pm Tuesday. He is survived by his daughters Ellen Howard (Sid) of Ashland, sisters Mary Ann Bearden (Bud) of Birmingham, Nancy Rushen of Birmingham, brother John Dockery (Tammy) of New Orleans, 5 grandchildren 1 great grandchild, pallbearers James "Bud" Bearden, Don Collar, Michael Howard, Austin Howard, Macky Rushen Jr., Ronnie Caldwell. Jefferson Memorial Trussville directing.