- Cullman, Alabama

September 20, 2013

Olen Ermon Willingham

Cullman Heritage Funeral Home

HARTSELLE — Olen Ermon Willingham

Graveside services for Olen Ermon Willingham, 86, of Jemison, Ala., were at 2 p.m. Monday, Sept. 23, 2013, at Cullman City Cemetery, Dan Willingham, Gary Payne and Bryan Funderburk officiating. Visitation was from noon to 1:30 p.m. Monday at Cullman Heritage Funeral Home Chapel.

Cullman Heritage Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Willingham died Thursday, Sept. 19, at his residence. He was born on April 19, 1927, in Cullman to Alfred and Thelma Worthington Willingham. He served as a Seaman First Class in the United States Navy and worked for 3M as an engineer in the film industry.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Survivors include his wife, Norma Jean Willingham; sons, William Olen Willingham, Johnathan Wayne Willingham, David Allen Willingham and Franklin Vining; daughters, Robina Lucinda Riddle, Ellen Renae Payne and Frances Marie Medina; a brother, Joe Willingham; sisters, Mary Conn, Patty Labardo and Nell Clemmons; 21 grandchildren; 29 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.