Obituaries for Holly Pond Funeral Home Obituary for Alton L WidnerMr. Alton L. Widner, age 81, of the Welcome Community, passed away late Wednesday morning, March 4, 2015, at his home. Complete arrangements and obituary will be announced after meeting with his family late Thursday afternoon. for John Junior StidhamJohn Junior Stidham, of Holly Pond, passed away at his home. Full obituary will be added after meeting with his family. for John W. ChapmanMr. John W. Chapman, age 85, of Duck River Community, passed away at his home early Friday afternoon, February 27, 2015. surrounded by his family. He was born in Cullman to Ben A. and Bernice Couch Chapman. He proudly served our country in the Army. While in the army, he was attached to ERC Artillery, Third Army in Korea during the Korean war. The Korean Service Ribbon w/one Bronze Star and UN Service Medal Distinction Unit Citation was awarded to him. He retired from Pemco and was a member of Center Point Baptist Church. Mr. Chapman is predeceased by his wife, Shirley Banks Chapman and his parents. Survivors include his son, Gary (Sandy) Chapman; daughter, Debra (Glennis) Chapman Rasco; and sister, Laverne Pettus; 3 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren. for Eva Filmore WillinghamEva Mae (Filmore) Willingham, age 72, of Holly Pond passed away Thursday afternoon, February 19, 2015. She was born in Morgan County, AL to John Henry and Odell Hardin Fillmore. She had worked as a nursing assistant. She is preceded in death by her parents; daughter, Linda Lou Willingham; Brother, Leon Fillmore; and sister, Mildred Bennefield. Survivors are husband, Lynell Willingham; sons, David Willingham, Rickey (Gloria) Willingham, Mickey Joe (Angel) Willingham; brothers, John Wayne Fillmore and Junior Fillmore; sisters, Geneva Coggins, Jack Fillmore; 5 grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren. for Coy R. WhiteMr. Coy R. White, age 82, of Tarrant City (formerly Union Grove Community), passed away Friday, February 13, 2015 surrounded by his family. He was born in Cullman County to John B (J.B.) and Dolly Whited White. Mr. White worked at and retired from Pemco Airplex. He is predeceased by his parents; son, John C. White; two brothers, Pink White and Roy White; three sisters, Lorean Rasco, Imogene Arrington and Ilean Taylor. He is survived by his wife, Ruby Arthuler Denny White; daughters, Sharron (Ron) Allen, of Kentucky and Linda(Junior) Tullis of Centerpoint; sister, Fran Tate; grandchildren, Michael Coy, Elizabeth Renee, and Jonathan Clark. Visitation will be 5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Saturday evening, February 14, 2014 at Holly Pond funeral Home. Service will be at 2:00 p.m. Sunday, February 15, 2015 in Holly Pond Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will be in Union Grove Cemetery. for Max H. BrittMr. Max H. Britt, age 83, of Rock Springs community in Blount County, passed away Friday morning, January 30, 2015 in Marshall Medical Center North. He was born in Winston County, Alabama to Tom and Grace Chester Britt. Mr. Britt was a self employed poultry farmer and a U.S. Army Veteran. He is preceded in death by his parents and a son, Donnie Britt and survived by a his daughter, Kay Britt. for Steven Darryl SimsMr. Steven "Darryl" Sims, 48 of Pinson, passed away Wednesday, January 29, 2015 in Fort Campbell, Kentucky. Darryl was born in Jefferson County, Alabama to William Sims, Jr. and Gayle Hyde. Survivors include his parents, Gayle & (Johnny) Kennedy of Pinson and William & (Sharon) Sims of Birmingham; brothers, Chris Sims and Jody Sims; a host of cousins and friends. Darryl worked as an electrician and was a graduate of Hewitt - Trussville High School. Visitation will be on Tuesday evening, February 4, 2015 from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at Holly Pond Funeral Chapel. for Wilma Jo StewartMs. Wilma Jo Stewart, age 80, of Holly Pond, passed away Wednesday afternoon, January 28, 2015 at CRMC. She was born in Caddo County, Oklahoma to Alva and Ruby Rodgers Gill. Ms. Stewart worked as a nurse aide in healthcare and was a member of Duck River Baptist Church. She is survived by a son, Keith Wayne (Teresa) Stewart; three daughters, Linda Rae (David) Farmer, Sharon Kay (Bill) Davis, and Debra Ann (Mitchell) Brock; 12 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren. The family will receive friends at Holly Pond Funeral Home from 1:30 p.m. until service begins. for Mary Gladys HouseFuneral services for Mary Gladys House, Age 92, of Vinemont, formerly of New Orleans will be 2:00 p.m. Monday, January 12th at St. Boniface Catholic Church in Hanceville. Father John O”Donnell will officiate . Burial will be in Holly Pond Cemetery. Holly Pond Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements. Miss House was born in Cullman Co., Al. to Edward Guy & Nellie Cornelia Hassell House. They moved to Akron, Ohio when she was a child. During World Was II she joined the U. S. Army and served in Wales, London and Germany. Upon returning home she returned to Alabama and attended Sacred Heart College in Cullman, receiving her Associates degree. She then moved to Kansas and continued her education at Benedictine College and earned a Bachelor’s degree in Social Work. Ms. House worked for the State of Ohio as a medical social worker until 1960.. Her life’s journey took her to New Orleans where she attended Tulane University receiving her Masters Degree in Social work. After finishing school, she went to work for the American Red Cross as a social worker. In 2005 she moved back to Alabama to be near family and old friends when her home was destroyed by Katrina. Miss House is predeceased by her parents and survived by several cousins and a host of friends The family request donations be made to American red Cross or Sacred Heart Monestery in lieu of flowers. for Donald W. KritnerMr. Donald Kritner, age 70, of New Hope Community passed away at his home, surrounded by family Monday morning, December 22, 2014. He was born in Blount County to Bob and Maggie Gibson Kritner. Until retirement, he worked at American Protein as a supervisor and as a farmer and building fences after retiring. He was a member of Pan Creek Baptist Church. He is predeceased by his parents; daughter, Karen Ann Kritner; three brothers and four sisters. Survivors are his wife, Barbara Kritner; daughters, Patty Kritner (Kenneth Hyatt), and Tammy Hyde (Dewayne); three brothers, Earl Kritner, James Kritner and Artis Levine Kritner. The family wish to express a 'Special Thank You" to Tony Jennifer and Melinda Williams.