Claude Edward Calloway, 90, of Center Point, passed away May 2, 2022. Claude was born on March 7, 1932, in Castleberry, Alabama. He was a 1951 graduate of McKenzie High School. After high school he joined the United States Air Force where he served three years stateside and one year in Greenland during the Korean War.
In 1956 he started working in Birmingham at Hayes Aircraft. Later he worked at Southern Electric Steel, Butler Manufacturing, and Birmingham Bolt, which eventually became Birmingham Steel. In November of 1970 he married Barbara Kendrick and moved to Center Point where they raised two children and were faithful members of First Baptist Church of Center Point.
Claude is survived by his son Calvin Calloway of Center Point, his daughter Trina Waid (Scott) of Trussville and his grandchildren Grant and Ginny Waid. He is preceded in death by his wife, Barbara, his parents, Kenneth and Fannie, and his brothers John and Clayton Calloway. Visitation will be at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, May 4, 2022, with a 12:00 p.m. chapel service to follow at Jefferson Memorial Gardens in Trussville.
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