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March 9, 2021
Son of Former UA Football Coach has Died
(APR - Alabama Public Radio ) - Friends and family will bid farewell on Tuesday to John Mark Stallings, the son of former University of Alabama football coach Gene Stallings.

John Mark Stallings died early Saturday at age 46. According to the family, the younger Stallings was born with Down syndrome and suffered from health problems related to a congenital heart defect.

John Mark's story was detailed by his father in the book, ''Another Season.''

The Alabama Athletic Media Relations said in a statement that visitation will be held Monday, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Sparrett Funeral Home in Paris, Texas.

The funeral service is scheduled for Tuesday, Aug. 5, at 5 p.m. at Lamar Avenue Church of Christ in Paris, Texas.

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