Radney Funeral Home – Saraland

1200 Industrial Pkwy, Saraland, AL


Harlan Phifer Mahan

May 31, 1922September 6, 2019

Harlan Phifer Mahan - born May 31, 1922 to the late James Connie Mahan and Ida Mae Phifer Mahan went to be with the Lord on September 6, 2019. He graduated from Tuscaloosa Senior High School on May 23, 1945. He enlisted in the United State Army prior to World War II serving in the Panama Canal and in Europe. Mr. Mahan served in the Alabama Army National Guard retiring honorably with the rank of major. He retired from Greyhound Bus Company after many years as a driver. Mr. Mahan was preceded in death by his first wife of 53 years, Doris Allie Segler Mahan; second wife of 12 years, Gladys Marie Jones Mahan; son, James Ralph Mahan; and siblings, Jack, Harold, Jehu, Ellis, Charles, and Eleanor. He is survived by a son, Robert Harlan Mahan (Sharon); grandchildren: Robin Annette Mahan Davis (Alex) and Marcus Lynn Mahan (Elizabeth); great-grandchildren, Carson Mahan, Chelsey Mahan, Easton Mahon, and Amelia Davis; sister, Ruth; other relatives and friends. Funeral services will be held at Radney Funeral Home in Saraland on Friday, September 13, 2019, at 11 a.m. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 10 a.m. until the service hour. Interment will be in the Alabama State Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Spanish Fort at 1:30 a.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be mad to the Disabled American Veterans, P.O. Box 145447, Cincinnati, OH 45250-5447. Condolences may be offered at www.radneyfuneralhome-saraland.com. Arrangements by Radney Funeral Home, 1200 Industrial Parkway, Saraland, Alabama 36571.


  • James Connie Mahan, Father (deceased)
  • Ida Mae Phifer Mahan, Mother (deceased)
  • Doris Allie Segler Mahan, First Wife (deceased)
  • Gladys Marie Jones Mahan, Second Wife (deceased)
  • James Ralph Mahan, Son (deceased)
  • Robert Harlan & Sharon Maze Mahan, Son & Daughter-in-law
  • Robin Annette Mahan & Alex Davis, Granddaughter & Husband
  • Marcus Lynn & Elizabeth Prater Mahan, Grandson & Wife
  • Carson Mahan, Great-grandchild
  • Chelsey Mahan, Great-grandchild
  • Easton Mahan, Great-grandchild
  • Amelia Davis, Great-grandchild


  • Visitation Friday, September 13, 2019
  • Funeral Service Friday, September 13, 2019


Harlan Phifer Mahan

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