Mancel P. Griffith
Mancel Griffith, 65, of Cullman passed away Monday, July 8, 2013, at his residence, following a lengthy illness. Mr. Griffith was born in Gadsden. He and his wife, Dianne, and son moved to Memphis, Tenn., in 1973 and resided in the Memphis and Southaven, Miss., area until moving to Cullman in 2005.
Mr. Griffith was preceded in death by his parents, Oakey and Cornelia Griffith; and his wife’s parents, Sam and Katrina Holbrook. He was a wonderful caregiver to his mother-in-law, Katrina, before her death in September 2012.
He is survived by his wife, Dianne Holbrook Griffith; a son, Christopher Sean Griffith; three granddaughters, Erin, Shannon and Jordan Nicole Griffith; three great-grandsons, Daemon, Jackson and Brandon Griffith; his sister, Glenda Griffith Rice (Howard); a brother-in-law, Talmadge Holbrook (Sue); sisters-in-law, Shirley Wortham (Joe), Gloria Dollar and Dani Burk (Roy); and many nieces and nephews.
The family would like to express their sincere appreciation to Omega Hospice of Cullman for their excellent care and concern during the duration of his illness.
A celebration of life will take place at a future date for his family. Donations may be made to Omega Hospice of Cullman, First Baptist Church of Attalla, AL, or a charity of your choosing.
Mr. Griffith will be remembered by his family as a wonderful Dad, Granddaddy, and Husband.
Mancel P. Griffith
Sandra Fay Crickmar
Sandra Fay Crickmar, 64, of Raleigh, N.C., passed away Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013, in Raleigh. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at Moss Service Funeral Home in Cullman. A funeral service will be at noon Saturday at the funeral home, the Rev. Aaron Dawson of Falkville officiating, with burial in East Point Cumberland Presbyterian Cemetery in Cullman.
Virginia Lee Jones
Funeral services for Virginia Lee Jones, 94, of the Jones Chapel community, will be 1 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2013, at Cullman Funeral Home Chapel, the Rev. Steve Rodgers officiating, with interment in Cross Roads Cemetery.
James Edward “Ed” Lee
James Edward “Ed” Lee, 85, of Cullman, beloved husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather and friend went home to be with his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ on Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013.
Bobby C. Rowland
Memorial services for Bobby C. Rowland of Fairview will be at 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013, at First Baptist Church in Fairview, Dr. David Chambers and the Rev. Ed Vickery officiating, with burial in Franklin, Ky., at a later date.
Rosa L. Williams
Funeral Services for Rosa L. Williams, 81, of Welti will be held at noon Monday, Dec. 9, 2013, at Moss-Service Funeral Home Chapel, Bros. Randy Sellers and Caleb Elrod officiating, with burial in Bethlehem East Baptist Cemetery in Hanceville.
Shirley Jean Thomason
Funeral services for Shirley Jean Thomason, 64, of Vinemont will be Monday, December 9, 2013 at Cullman Heritage Funeral Home Chapel at 1 p.m. with interment in the Thomason Family Cemetery. Visitation will be Sunday from 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home.
Lee Opal Ballinger
Funeral services for Lee Opal Ballinger, 78, of Hanceville will be Tuesday, December 10, 2013 at 1 p.m. at Cullman Heritage Funeral Home chapel, Lawrence Black officiating with interment at Union Grove Cemetery in Walker County. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until time of service Tuesday.
Funeral services for Theresa Conn, 52, of West Point are incomplete and will be announced later by Cullman Heritage Funeral Home.
Funeral services for Carolyn Pannell, 44, of Hanceville will be Monday, December 9, 2013 at 2 p.m. at Holly Pond Funeral Home chapel with Bro. Benjamin Smothers officiating. Burial will follow at Duck River Cemetery. Visitation will be Sunday from 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home.
Genella Evans ‘Jennie’ Nance
Genella Evans ‘Jennie’ Nance, 88, of Cullman passed away Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013, in Knoxville, Tenn. Jennie was a member of First Methodist Church in Cullman.
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