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(From Various Funeral Homes in the Cullman, Hanceville, Good Hope, Holly Pond, South Vinemont, Garden City, Dodge City, and Fairview areas.)

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Cullman County, Alabama Obituary and Death Notices Collection

Cullman County, Alabama Obituary Collection - 130

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Date: Saturday, 12 March 2011, at 9:43 a.m.

Alice Beatrice Pope Haynes

Funeral services for Alice Beatrice Pope Haynes, 83, of Vinemont will be at 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 27, 2002 at Moss Service Chapel, Brian Hawkins and Jim Abbott officiating, with burial in Flint Creek Cemetery.

Moss Service Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Haynes died Friday, Oct. 25 at Woodland Village Health Care Center. She was born July 23, 1919 to William and Emma Johnson Pope. She was a homemaker.

She was preceded in death by parents; her husband, Earl A. Haynes; a brother, Leroy Pope; and a sister, Dorothy Seagroves.

Survivors include a son, Gerald (Joyce) Haynes of Vinemont; a daughter, Sheila (Eugene) Loyd of Cullman; a sister, Ethelene Robertson of Holly Pond; five grandchildren, Regena (Jim) Nunn, Greg Haynes, Chris Loyd, Trent (Michelle) Loyd, Lindsay Haynes, all of Cullman; and three great-grandchildren, Allison Hudson, Lauren Nunn and Jamie Nunn, all of Cullman.

Visitation will be from 6 to 9 p.m. today.

Stan Douglas Linton

Funeral services for Stan Douglas Linton, 32, of Baileyton will be at 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 27, 2002 at Etha Baptist Church, Clyde Ledlow and Lonnie Skinner officiating, with burial in the church cemetery.

Cullman Heritage Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Linton died Friday, Oct. 25 at his residence. He was born July 18, 1970 in Cullman County. He was a construction worker for Linton Construction Co. and a member of Etha Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife, Kylah Suzanne Crumbley Linton of Baileyton; his parents, Eddie and Gladys Linton of Cullman and Martha and Ken Swift of Scottsboro; a son, Travis Stan Linton; a daughter, Stacie Maria Linton; two brothers, Scott Linton of Addison and Shane Linton of Cullman; a sister, Shelley Hessom of Cullman; three nieces, Amber Linton, Tiffany Hessom and Sydney Tara Linton; and eight nephews, Timothy Taylor, Byron Linton, Terrance Hessom, Chase Echols, Joey Crumbley, Jarette Crumbley, Spencer Crumbley and Clanton Crumbley.

In lieu of flowers the family requests that donations be made to the trust fund for Stacie and Travis Linton at Merchants Bank in Fairview.

Visitation will be from 6 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

James Harold ‘Bear’ Jackson Sr.

Funeral services for James Harold “Bear” Jackson Sr., 86, of Theodore were Monday, Oct. 14, 2002 at St. John’s Catholic Church in Grand Bay, Fr. Hugh Maguire officiating, with burial in Serenity Memorial Gardens.

Serenity Funeral Home of Mobile was in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Jackson died Saturday, Oct. 12 at Mercy Medical Center in Mobile. He was born March 28, 1916 at Walter in Cullman County. He was a resident of Mobile County for over 60 years. He was 1935 graduate of Hanceville High School and St. Bernard College. He played football at both schools and received a scholarship to Birmingham Southern College where he was on the 1939 football team which was inducted as a group into the Southern Sports Hall of Fame on April 22, 1989. This team was the last Birmingham Southern College football squad. Mr. Jackson retired from Paper Products, Co. as office manager in Mobile. He was also a farmer and raised cattle, grew peaches and other produce for market.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Wyatt Jackson; a sister, Mary Jackson Bland; a brother-in-law, Marvin Ashwander; and a nephew, Lewis Ashwander.

Survivors include his wife of 59 years, Margaret Brincat Jackson; a daughter, Margaret Rose (Michael) Neely of Lawrenceville, Ga.; three sons, James Harold Jr. (Ann) Jackson, Wayne Jackson, all of Theodore, and Edward (Peggy) Jackson of Montgomery; a grandson, Adam Jackson of Theodore; two granddaughters, Kiva (Patrick) Rapattoni of Forney, Texas, and Kristen Neely of Lawrenceville, Ga.; two step-granddaughters, Molly McQuitty and Julie Clement, both of Montgomery; five great-grandchildren; a brother, Woody (Jane) Jackson of Sevierville, Tenn.; two sisters, Ruth Jackson Ashwander of Hanceville and Dorothy (Lonnie) Drummond of Ardmore; a brother-in-law, Julian Bland of Cullman; two nieces, Sylvia Ashwander Lackey of Cullman and Cindy Jackson Morton of Sevierville, Tenn.; and three nephews, Dr. George Jackson of Cherokee Village, Ark., Phillip Drummond of Ardmore and Mark Bland of Cullman.

Edna Earle Smith Arnold
Funeral services for Edna Earle Smith Arnold, 91, of Cullman will be at 3 p.m. Monday, Oct. 28, 2002 at Sacred Heart Convent Chapel, the Rev. Brent Norris officiating, with burial in Cullman City Cemetery.

Moss Service Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Arnold died Saturday, Oct. 26 at Cullman Regional Medical Center after a two-week illness. She was a native and life-long resident of Cullman County and was the daughter of Jesse Harden and Florence Winn Smith of the Simcoe community. She was a 1928 graduate of Cullman High School and received a bachelor’s degree from Huntingdon College in 1932.

She and her late husband, Henry Frank Arnold Sr., were owners and co-editors of The Cullman Tribune for 31 years. She taught English at Hanceville High School for two years. Mrs. Arnold was a member of the Friday Study Club, Coterie Club, Symphony Club and Alabama Historical Society. In the 1940s she was a Cub Scout den mother and a Brownie and Girl Scout leader. She was an active P.T.A. member over the years holding various offices, including president.

She was a charter member of Grace Episcopal Church where she served as a Sunday school teacher, youth advisor, president of the Church women, Altar Guild chairman and reader. She was convocation chairman of the Tennessee Valley Episcopal Church women and was a member of the Diocesan Christian Education Department.

Mrs. Arnold helped establish the Cullman Library, Cullman Museum and Cullman Historical Society. She served several terms as treasurer of the Museum Board. As a volunteer with the Cullman Chapter of the American Red Cross, she was a case worker with armed forces services for over 20 years.

In 1978, Mrs. Arnold authored a novel, “Beyond Tomorrow” published by Dorrance and Company. She was awarded the Alumni Achievement Award in 1981 by Huntingdon College. She was listed in Personalities of the South and Who’s Who in the South and was a district vice-president of Alabama Federation of Women’s Club. She was a member of the Alabama Hall of Fame board for the State Archives Department.

Locally she was named Cullman’s First Women of Achievement in 1955 by the Business and Professional Women’s Club. In 2000, the Kiwanis Club honored her with the Carroll Eddins Humanitarian Award.

She was preceded in death by her parents; and her husband.

Survivors include her son, Henry Frank Jr. ( Ann) Arnold of Sewanee, Tenn.; daughter, Ann (James) Moses of Huntsville; five grandchildren, Dr. Thomas Arnold, Dr. Catharine Arnold, James Arnold Moses, Dr. John Moses, Robert Moses; 10 great-grandchildren, Lauren, Melissa and Sarah Arnold, Aaron and Michael Bozzi, Paul, David and Mark Moses, Jay Moses, Virginia Ann Moses; one brother, Dr. Marvin Smith of Springfield, Tenn.; one sister, Mildred McEachern of Tampa, Fla.; and seven nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers will be Lewis Adams, Philip Arnold, Dr. Vince Bergquist, Bill Mathews, Tom Smith and Finis St. John IV.

The family request memorials be made to Grace Episcopal Church Building Fund, Cullman Museum, Cullman Library or Huntingdon College in Montgomery.

Visitation will be from 5 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Velma Marie Holloway

Funeral services for Velma Marie Holloway, 89, of Ohio, formerly of Falkville, will be at 11 a.m. Monday, Oct. 28 at Union Hill Baptist Church, Garry Miller officiating, with burial in Union Hill Cemetery.

Cullman Heritage Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Holloway died Tuesday, Oct. 22 at Hudson Elms Nursing Home in Ohio. She was born March 2, 1913 in Falkville. She was a retired cafeteria worker for Rootstown School, a member of Ebenezer Church in Falkville, First Christian Church in Kent, Ohio, and the Eastern Star No. 534 in Vinemont.

She was preceded in death by her parents, G.C. and Mary Bell Brown; her husband, James Emmitt Holloway; two infants sons, Connie and Terry Brown; a granddaughter, Jeannette; and four brothers, Herbert, Virgil, Eather and Willard Brown.

Survivors include three sons, James E. (Marilyn) Holloway of Sugar Bush Knolls, Ohio, Doyle L. (Dixie) Holloway of Ft. Myers, Fla. and Virgil M. Holloway of Kent, Ohio; a brother, Marlin Brown of Decatur; seven grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to First Christian Church Quilters, 335 W. Main St., Kent, Ohio 44240 or Visiting Nurse Service and Hospice, 234 S. Water St., Kent, Ohio 44240.

Visitation will be from 2 to 5 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Chassity Nacole Cammon
Funeral services for Chassity Nacole Cammon, 21, of Cullman will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2002 at Williams-McCracken Chapel, Ellis Levvert officiating, with burial in Mt. Carmel Cemetery.

Williams-McCracken Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Miss Cammon died Saturday, Oct. 26 in Simcoe. She was born in Cullman on Oct. 10, 1981. She was a homemaker.

Survivors include her father, Mike Cammon of Cullman; her mother, Reda (Delane) Coggins of Cullman; a sister, Crystal Corley of Cullman; her grandparents, Arvil and Geraldine Stone, Inez Cammon and Eugene Cammon, all of Cullman; her great-grandparents, Etta Thomas and Cora Cammon of Cullman; a step-grandmother, Shirley Coggins of Cullman; and her fiance, Brandon Yeager of Baileyton.

Visitation will be from 6 to 9 p.m. today.

Albert Otto Kress Sr.

Funeral services for Albert Otto Kress Sr., 75, of Cullman will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2002 at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Harold Hermetz officiating, with burial in Cullman Memory Gardens. The body will lie in state one hour prior to the service.

Cullman Heritage Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Kress died Sunday, Oct. 27 at Cullman Regional Medical Center. He was born in Cullman County on March 16, 1927 to George C. and Mary Michelfelder Kress. He was a farmer and a member of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church and a veteran of the U.S. Army, having served during World War II.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his brother, Robert Kress; and his sister, Clara Howard.

Survivors include his wife, Odell Kress of Cullman; a son, Albert Otto Kress Jr. of Valdosta, Ga.; a daughter, Regina (Tim) Burke of San Francisco, Calif.; a brother, William (Charlotte) Kress of Cullman; a sister, Frieda Bonds of Cullman; and four grandchildren, Adrian Konrad Kress, Katina Ileana Kress, Allan Kress and Jon Thomas “JT” Burke.

Visitation will be from 6 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Jeanie Seymore Mullette

Funeral services for Jeanie Seymore Mullette, 45, of Cullman will be at 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2002 at Seventh St. Baptist Church, Steve Britt officiating, with burial in Cullman Memory Gardens.

Cullman Heritage Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Mullette died Monday, Oct. 28 at her residence. She was born in Casper, Wyo. on Dec. 24, 1956. She was a cosmotologist for JC Penney.

She was preceded in death by her father, James Earl Seymore; her grandfathers, Ray Moore and O.V. Seymore; and her mother-in-law, Betty Mullette.

Survivors include her husband, James M. Mullette of Cullman; her mother, Phyllis Seymore of Cullman; a son, Aaron Mullette of Cullman; two daughters, Shannan (Derek) Dowling and Jamie (Ezra) Sosa of Cullman; two brothers, James Seymore of San Francisco, Calif. and Alton Seymore of Mobile; four grandchildren, Chelsea Dowling, Lane Dowling, Kailee Dowling and Gabriel Sosa; grandmothers, Dorothy Moore of Colorado and Bernice Seymore of Cullman; her father and mother-in-law, Bruce and Ann Mullette of Montana.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to Seventh St. Baptist Church Re-location Fund.

Visitation will be from 6 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Gary Speakman

Graveside services for Gary Speakman, 55, of Biloxi, Miss., formerly of Cullman, will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2002 at Cullman City Cemetery.

Moss Service Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Speakman died Saturday, Oct. 26 in Gulfport, Miss. He was a long-time resident of the Mississippi Gulf Coast. He served in the U.S. Navy and the U.S. Army during the Vietnam war. He worked as a machinist at Trinity Marine.

He was preceded in death by his father, Willie Mason Speakman.

Survivors include his wife, Shirley Speakman of Biloxi, Miss.; two sons, Jeff Speakman of Folsom, Calif. and Thomas Iverson of Fort Polk, La.; three daughters, Lisa Speakman of Tustin, Calif., Tonya Wilson of Calif. and Katrina Everett of Hohenwald, Tenn.; his mother, Nell Burke of Cullman; a brother, Hugh Speakman of Alabama; and four granddaughters.

Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

Hubert Grady Ivey

Hubert Grady Ivey, 71, of Decatur died Sunday, Oct. 27, 2002 at Bremen. He was born in Georgia on May 24, 1931 to Grady Millard and Rosie Mae Whitman Ivey. He was a truck driver.

Moss Service Funeral Home notified.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and a brother, Alton Ivey.

Survivors include two daughters, Charlotte Banks of Ranburne and Cindy Robinson of Gibsonton, Fla.; two sons, Ted Ivey of Crane Hill and Johnny Ivey of Lakeland, Fla.; two sisters, Nell Whaley and Opal Hart; four brothers, James, Kermit, Pete and J.C. Ivey; six grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

Visitation will be from 6 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

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