Section 12-13-2

Person in federal service and spouse thereof who die while living within state deemed resident of state and of county in which living for purposes of probate jurisdiction.

Any person in any branch of service of the government of the United States of America, including those in the military, air and naval service, and the husband or wife of any such person, if he or she dies while living within the borders of the State of Alabama, shall be deemed prima facie to be a resident and inhabitant of the State of Alabama and of the county in which he or she was living at the time of his or her death for purposes of general probate jurisdiction, including the probation of his or her will and the granting of letters testamentary or of administration upon his or her estate.

(Acts 1955, No. 540, p. 1196.)