Virginia Lee Hartwig
Virginia Lee Hartwig, 85, of Cullman died Sunday, Feb. 19, 2006, at Falkville Nursing Home after an extended struggle with Alzheimers.
Cullman-Heritage Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Hartwig was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Alvin O. Hartwig; and several brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law.
Survivors include two sons, Galon Drown of Shi-Lo, Ariz., and Steven Drown of Lancaster; a sister, Billie Henderson of Lancaster; a nephew, Terry Henderson of Lancaster; and a host of nieces and nephews.
She was a great artist and worked with her husband in their real estate business in Lancaster, Calif. She was a member of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church. She was born in Corcoran, Calif., to Hiram Terry and Rother Epperson on May 7, 1920. She was educated in Lancaster and graduated from Cunard Art College of Los Angeles, Calif. She won several awards and “Best of Show” for her Indian paintings throughout California and Arizona. She and her husband traveled several years throughout the United States and Mexico. She always had a special “I love you” for her family, friends and for the staff workers of the nursing homes, where she spent the last four years of her life.
Pallbearers will be her nephews, Ed Richmond, Marvin Johnson, Clyde Laney, all of Cullman, Edward Hartwig of Hartselle, James Jennings of Vinemont and Robert Hartwig of Grant.
Visitation will be from 6 to 8:30 p.m. at the funeral home. Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 22 at Cullman Heritage Funeral Chapel, with burial in the Hartwig Cemetery.
Ardes Speegle Moore
Funeral services for Ardes Speegle Moore, 95, of Falkville will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2006, at Cullman Heritage Chapel, Dewey Sims officiating, with burial in Cullman City Cemetery.
Cullman Heritage Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Moore died Sunday, Feb. 19 at Cullman Regional Medical Center. She was born on June 14, 1910, in Cullman County to Issac and Menervia Knight Speegle. She was a homemaker.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Elbert Moore; a sister; and three brothers.
Survivors include two sons, Harold D. (Donna) Moore and Royce E. (Susan) Moore, both of Falkville; a daughter, Melba Moore Beck of Falkville; four brothers, Herman Speegle of Vinemont, Dorman Speegle of Cullman, Duell D. Speegle of Hoover and Ray Speegle of Gardendale; two sisters, Mullis Williams and Hazel Rushing, both of Cullman; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. today.
Thelma C. Harding
Funeral services for Thelma C. Harding, 98, of Cullman will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2006, at Moss-Service Funeral Chapel, Dr. Edwin Hayes and Brian Witcher officiating, with burial in Cullman Memory Gardens.
Moss-Service Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Harding died Sunday, Feb. 19 at Woodland Medical Center. She was born on May 16, 1907, to Sam Calvert and Belle Willoughby Calvert. She was a member of First Baptist Church in Cullman. She held a bachelor of science degree in education from Montevallo and was an educator in the Cullman area for 30 years.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, John C. Harding Sr.; three sisters; a brother; and a grandson, Philip Turner Harding.
Survivors include her son, John C. (Juanice) Harding Jr. of Cullman; three grandchildren, Douglas (Lucinda) Harding and Myra Harding, both of Cullman, and Pamela (Ricky) Kraft of Hattiesburg, Miss.; a granddaughter-in-law, Wendy Harding of Phenix City; five great-grandchildren, Bobby Wilkerson of Cullman, 1st Lt. Wes Harding of Kansas, Will Harding of Auburn, Melissa (Donnie) Behne of Dallas, Texas, and John David Harding of Baton Rouge, La.
Visitation will be from 5:30 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Martha Etta Smith Goodno
Funeral services for Martha Etta Smith Goodno, 97, of Cullman will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2006, at Williams-McCracken Funeral Home, Steve Rodgers officiating, with interment in New Hope No. 2 Cemetery.
Williams-McCracken Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Goodno died Saturday, Feb. 18 at Woodland Village Health Care in Cullman. She was born on June 16, 1908, to John Dempsy Smith and Annie Adamson Smith.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Willie Crawford Goodno; tow sons, Charles Stanford Heatherly and Willie Goodno; and a brother, Raynord Smith.
Survivors include four daughters, Vivian Deal of Illinois, Edtha (Weldon) Baker of Cullman, Paulette (Jaime) Vargas of Falkville and Ethelene Bryan of Cullman; a son, Johnny Richard Goodno of Cullman; 26 grandchildren; 66 great-grandchildren; and 21 great-great-grandchildren.
Visitation was Monday.
Rev. William A. Hall
Funeral services for the Rev. William A. Hall, 84, of Decatur will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2006, at Union Hill Freewill Baptist Church, the Rev. Jerry Goodwin officiating, with burial in in Bethel Methodist Cemetery at Gum Pond. The body will lie in state one hour prior to services.
Peck Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Rev. Hall died Saturday, Feb. 18 at Baptist Medical Center-Monclair in Birmingham.
Geraldine E. Holmes
Funeral services for Geraldine E. Holmes, 75, of Eva will be at 1 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 23, 2006, at Peck Funeral Chapel, with burial in Bethel Methodist Cemetery in Gum Pond.
Peck Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Holmes died Sunday, Feb. 19 at her residence.
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