- Cullman, Alabama

October 23, 2012

Ezella Darnell

— Ezella Darnell

Funeral services for Ezella Darnell, 103, of Addison will be at 2 p.m Wednesday, October 24, 2012 at Nichols Funeral Home in Addison, Reverend Brad Hadley and Reverend Tim Box officiating with burial at Fairview Cemetery.  

Nichols Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Darnell entered into rest on Sunday, Oct. 21, 2012 surrounded by his family.

She was born June 20, 1909 in Addison, Alabama to Dr. Rufus Barnett and Leatha Gaines Barnett. Ezella enjoyed Gardening, Knitting, and cooking for everyone.

She is survived by daughter, Betty Perry and her husband Glenn; sons Oran “Dob” Darnell and his wife Judith and Bobby Darnell; she was Grandma to 9 grandchildren; Diane Hadley and her husband Brad, Glenda Carpenter and her husband Michael, Brian Perry and his wife Jill, Brandon Perry, Lisa Colburn and her husband Joey, Rodney Darnell and his wife Samanda, Tony Darnell and his wife Denise, Terry Darnell and Taschone Darnell; she was also Grandma to 16 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Tom Darnell; son, Buddy Darnell; daughter, Pauline Darnell; daughter-in-law, Janie Ryan Darnell; and her parents, Leatha Barnett and Dr. Rufus Barnett.

Memorial contributions may be made to Omega Hospice at 101 2nd Avenue N.E. Cullman, AL 35055.

Visitation will be Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2012 from 12 - 2 p.m. at the funeral home.

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