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    UMPHREY, Patricia Aug 9, 1937 – Jan 16, 2020

    Patricia “Pat” Ann McManus Umphrey of Cullman, Ala., went to her heavenly home on Thursday, January 16, 2020, at the age of 82. Pat was born on August 9, 1937, to Chester and Bessie French McManus and was a life-long resident of Cullman. Pat was a devoted wife for 58 years to Ulen Umphrey and mother to three children. She was a 1956 graduate of West Point High School, member of Crosses Chapel Methodist Church, and long-term resident of Cullman Healthcare and Rehab. During her lifetime, she worked at several places in Cullman, most notably the King Edward cigar plant and Jim Walter Homes (JWH) from where she retired after…

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    WOODARD, Carol Sep 8, 1946 – Jan 15, 2020

    Funeral Service for Carol Marie Woodard, age 73, of Cullman, will be at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, January 21, 2020, at Sacred Heart Church with Father Patrick Egan, OSB officiating; burial at Sacred Heart Cemetery. Cullman Heritage Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Mrs. Woodard passed away on Wednesday, January 15, 2020, at her residence. She was born, September 8, 1946, to Guy F. and Stella Baltz Watwood. She was preceded in death by her parents; daughter, Allison Burgett; granddaughter, Ashley Norman; and brothers, Bruce Watwood and Frank Watwood. Survivors include her husband, Dale Woodard; daughters, Shawna (Mark) Norman and Jennifer (Brian) Arndt; grandchildren, Zachary Norman, Caitlyn Norman, Caleb…

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    Sears, Gregory

    Funeral service for Gregory Calvin Sears, 54, of Cullman will be at 10 a.m., Monday, January 20, 2020 at Cullman Funeral Home Chapel. Visitation will be Sunday at the funeral home from 6-8 p.m.

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    McAlpine, Bobby

    Services for Bobby McAlpine, 77, of Hanceville will be 1 p.m. Friday January 17, 2020 at Hanceville Funeral Home. Reverend Jim Laney officiating. Interment follows at Hopewell Cemetery. Visitation is Thursday January 16 from 3-8 p.m.

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    HANNERS, Carl Mar 6, 1940 – Jan 15, 2020

    Carl Junior Hanners of Cullman passed away January 15, 2020 at the age of 79. He was born in Cullman March 6, 1940. He was preceded in death by a grandchild Taylor Roberts and nephew Tommy Christopher Nix. Funeral services are Sunday, January 19, 2020 at 2 p.m. at Moss Funeral Home Chapel with Dr. Ralph Andrews officiating. Interment will be in Good Hope Cemetery. Survivors include his wife, Melba Marylin Hanners; daughters, Pam (Tommy) Eddy, Jennifer (James) Peterson; son, Carl Terry (Cynthia) Hanners; sister, Jane Bland; brothers, Donnie Pace, Johnny Pace; grandchildren, John Cook, Joseph Cook, Bubba Hanners, Bobby Allen, Amber Welch, Sarah Wood, Hannah Peterson, Zachary Peterson; 14…

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    BERRY, Heath Jan 1, 1983 – Jan 14, 2020

    Celebration of Life service for Heath Alan Berry, age 37, of Cullman, will be at 2 p.m. on Saturday, January 18, 2020, at Daystar Church in Hartselle. Family will receive friends after the service. Cullman Heritage Funeral Home is assisting with arrangements. Mr. Berry passed away on Tuesday, January 14, 2020, at Cullman Regional. He was born January 1, 1983, to the late Randy Keith and Deborah Jeanette Berry. Survivors include his wife, Rachel Berry; children, Kash Reign Berry, Kagan Reich Berry, and Karolina June Berry; pet dog, Delilah; brother, Josh Keith (Jolene) Berry; aunts, Gladys (Norman) Wisener, Susie (Walter) Busby, and Karen Davis; uncles, Jessie (Diane) Crumbley, Sam (Jane)…

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    HINKLE, Stephen Jun 4, 1950 – Jan 15, 2020

    Stephen Alva Hinkle, age 69, of Cullman, passed away on Wednesday, January 15, 2020, at Cullman Regional. He was born June 4, 1950, to the late Monroe and Charlotte Hinkle. Survivors include his wife, Carol Hinkle; son, Reid Hinkle; daughter, Jessica (Daniel) Hester; grandchildren, Katie and Cooper Hester; brothers, Mike Hinkle and Frank Hinkle; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends. A memorial service will be held at a later date.

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    HOOTEN, Clyde May 13, 1922 – Jan 11, 2020

    Funeral Service for Clyde Wesley Hooten, 97, of Cullman, will be at 2 p.m. on Saturday, January 25, 2020, at Corinth Baptist Church with Ronnie Jetton, Buchanan Jackson, and Sherman Bailey officiating; interment in Corinth Baptist Cemetery. A viewing will be prior to the service from 12-2 p.m. Cullman Heritage Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Mr. Hooten passed away on Saturday, January 11, 2020, at his residence. He was born May 13, 1922, to Eddie F. and Vera Hooten. Clyde was in construction and farming all of his life and served two years in the military during World War II. His goals in life were to love and…

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    NICK, Johnny

    Johnny “John” Mike Nick, 69, passed away Tuesday, January 14, at Hanceville Nursing & Rehab Center after tenaciously battling cancer for a number of years. He was born January 16, 1950, to Harry and Eunice Nick. He is survived by his older brother, Alex Nick; sister-in-law, Sharon Nick; nephew, Alexander (Xan) Nick; and great-nephew Camden Nick, all of whom presently reside in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Visitation will be at Hanceville Funeral Home from 5:30-8 p.m., Monday, January 20. John’s funeral service will be at the funeral home at 11 a.m., Tuesday, January 21. He will be buried in Oakland Cemetery in Ensley, Alabama, where his mother and father are buried. John…

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    Gregory Calvin Sears

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    Jimmie Earline Isbell

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    Smith, Faye

    Funeral service for Faye Nell Smith, 92, of Cullman will be at 2 p.m. on Thursday, January 16 at Cullman Funeral Home Chapel. Visitation will be Wednesday at the funeral home from 5:30-8 p.m.

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    ISBELL, Keith Oct 18, 1972 – Jan 13, 2020

    Memorial Service for Keith Isbell, age 47, of Falkville, will be at 2 p.m. on Sunday, January 19, 2020, at Sportsman Lake Park with visitation from 1-2 p.m. Keith Isbell passed away on Monday, January 13, 2020, at his residence. He was born October 18, 1972. He was preceded in death by his brother, Jimmy Isbell. Survivors include his wife, Denise Schilz; mother, Eva Gentry; brother, Kevin (Sherry) Isbell; niece, Shelby Isbell; beloved in-laws, Wayne and Lela Schilz; and a host of nieces, nephews, extended family, and friends.

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    HENDERSON, Phillip May 23, 1951 – Jan 14, 2020

    Phillip Dale Henderson, age 68, of Baileyton, passed away on Tuesday, January 14, 2020, at his residence. He was born May 23, 1951, to Edgar and Gertrude Love Henderson. Dale was a longtime educator, coach, assistant principal, and principal in Cullman County. He enjoyed golfing and was an avid Alabama football fan. He was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Sue Tipton; and infant sister, Annette Henderson. Survivors include his wife of 26 years, Becky White Henderson; brothers, Sherrill Henderson, Melvin and Sandra Henderson, and Steve Henderson; fur babies, Macksie and Hannah; and a host of nieces and nephews. The family would like to especially thank his nephew, Chris…

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    ATKINS, Dorothy Feb 17, 1927 – Jan 11, 2020

    Dorothy Calvert Rivers Atkins, age 92, of Curry, Ala., passed into her eternal life with Jesus on January 11, 2020. Family will be receiving friends on Friday, January 17, 2020, from 1-3 p.m., at Mt. Vernon Baptist Church in Curry. Funeral will follow at 3 p.m. at Mt. Vernon. Collins Burke Funeral Home will be directing. Reverend John Gates will officiate along with Reverend Howard Thompson. Dorothy was born in Crane Hill, Alabama in Cullman County on February 17, 1927, and lived there until 1947. She moved to Curry, Ala. with her husband, Kenneth Owen Rivers (J. W. ), in 1949 and remained there until her death. She graduated Walker…

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    Faye Nell Smith

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    SMITH, Billy Oct 20, 1938 – Jan 13, 2020

    Memorial service for Billy Charles Smith, 81, of Cullman will be at 11 a.m., Friday, January 17, 2020 at Cullman Funeral Home Chapel, Rev. Steve Rodgers officiating. Cullman Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. Mr. Smith passed away Monday, January 13, 2020 at Cullman Regional. He was born October 20, 1938 to Claude and Avalene Smith. He was preceded in death by his parents; a sister, Betty Sue Smith; grandchild, Charlie Smith. Survivors include his wife, Doris Smith; daughters, Christina Thoennes, Laura Smith Bell; sons, Gene (Lara) Smith, Nick (Wendy) Smith, Isaac Smith; sister, Jan Hand; 11 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; stepdaughter, Carla Dees; stepsons, Stan Dees, Kim Dees;…

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    Billy Charles Smith

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    Weeks, Marie

    Funeral service for Marie Weeks, 77, of Hanceville will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday, January 14, 2020 at Hanceville Funeral Home, Reverend Randall Waldrop officiating, burial following at Duck River Cemetery. Visitation will be Monday from 5:30-8 p.m.

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    ELAM, George Jun 11, 1933 – Jan 11, 2020

    George Emory Elam, 86, of Addison, entered into rest Saturday, January 11, 2020 at The Folsom Center in Cullman surrounded by family. Mr. Elam was born on June 11, 1933 in Bankhead National Forest, Ala. George graduated from Addison High School in 1952. He owned and operated his own excavation business for 55 years. George was a hard working, good man who was loved and respected by all who knew him. He was a loving husband, father, and grandfather, and he will be greatly missed. Visitation will be Tuesday, January 14, 2020 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at Nichols Funeral Home Chapel in Addison, where services will be Wednesday at 12 p.m.…

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    HOLLEY, James Oct 24, 1956 – Jan 12, 2020

    Funeral Service for James Michael Holley, age 63, of Cullman, will be at 12 p.m. on Tuesday, January 14, 2020, at Cullman Heritage Funeral Home with Trent Gandy officiating; interment in Mt. Carmel Cemetery. Cullman Heritage Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Mr. Holley passed away on Sunday, January 12, 2020, at his residence. He was born October 24, 1956, to James and Faye Holley. He was preceded in death by his parents and brother, Andy Holley. Survivors include his wife, Wanda Holley; son, Dewayne (Tanesa) Holley of North Carolina; grandchildren, Austin, Bella, and Noa Holley of North Carolina; niece, Brook Richardson; nephew, Russ Holley; and a host of…

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    Milligan, Ferrell

    Ferrell Amon Milligan, 86, of Hanceville, passed away on Friday, January 10, 2020. A celebration of life service will be at Moss Service Funeral Home on Tuesday, January 14 at 2 p.m. Visitation begins at 1 p.m.

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    Gardner Sr., Jimmie

    Jimmie Calvin Gardner Sr. died, January 9, 2020. Family will receive friends at Moss Funeral Home, Monday, January 13 from 11:30 a.m.-12 p.m. Graveside service at Cullman City Cemetery at 12:30 p.m. Leave condolences visit mossservicefh.com.

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    PONDER, Opal Sep 19, 1926 – Jan 9, 2020

    Opal Lenora Ponder, 93, passed away peacefully on January 9, 2020. She was born September 19, 1926 in Jones Chapel, Alabama, to the late Walter and Florence Persall. Opal was preceded in death by her first husband, William J. Grimmett; second husband, Doyle J. Ponder; her brothers, Milton Persall, Roland Persall, Erval Persall; her sister, Mavis Murphree; and her son-in-law, Duel Seymore. She is survived by her sister, Freda Marchman; and her sisters-in-law, Billie Sue Persall, Barbara Persall and Shirley Persall. Opal was completely devoted to her family. She treasured every moment with her children; Brenda Seymore, Reba (Joseph) Weiss, and Brad (Annette) Ponder. She was a loving grandmother to…