Obituaries for Holly Pond Funeral Home Obituary for James 'Paul' MabreyMr. James 'Paul' Mabrey, age 75 of Baileyton, passed away in Walker Baptist Medical Center (Jasper), Saturday afternoon, October 18, 2014. He was born in Etowah County to Bursey and Virgie Rascoe Mabrey. He served in the army during the Cuban missile crisis, was a cabinet maker and a member of Pan Creek Baptist Church. Mr. Mabrey was preceded in death by his parents and two sisters, Dianne Burden and Glenda Mabrey. He is survived by his wife, Scharlene Waldrop Mabrey; brother-in-law, James Waldrop; sister-in-laws Myra (Mark) Bland and Betty (Bob) Schlink; nephew and niece, Josh and Stormy Bland; great-niece, Hope Bland; brother, Robert (Ann) Mabrey; sisters, Billie (Corkey) Callahan, Betty (Larry) Thrower, Linda Mabrey Henry; and several other nieces and nephews. Service will be conducted by Rev. Michael Lackey. Pall Bearers are Mark Bland, Josh Bland, Max Pesnell, Mike Mabrey, Michael Bryant, and Elwin Heatherley. for Bobby John (B.J.) WalkerBobby John Walker, age 34, of Nashville, TN, passed away on Wednesday October 8, 2014. He is predeceased by a brother, Bobby Wayne Walker. He is survived by his step-father and mother, Noah and Janice Kimbril Compton; brother, Joel Ray Puckett; sister, Laura Walker. Graveside service will be 3:00 p.m. Friday, October 17, 2014 in Holly Pond Cemetery. Rev. Richard Sailor officiating. for J.W. EdmondsonJ.W. Edmondson, age 71, of Holly Pond. passed away Monday afternoon. He was born in Marshall County to Stony and Lula Mae Harrington. He was a member of Jones Chapel Baptist Church and had been assistant manger at Southern States. Mr. Edmondson is predeceased by his parents. Mr. Edmonson is survived by his wife of 50 years, Jaohn Edmondson; son, Randall (Sherry) Edmondson; brother, Bobby Edmondson; brother-in-law, Billy (Doris) Smith; two grandchildren, Amanda (Kevin) Guthrie and Adam (Lindsay) Edmondson; great-grandchildren, Reese Guthrie, Mila Edmondson, Titus Edmondson, John Luke Guthrie, and Willow Rae Edmondson; and a host of other family and friends. Conducting the service will be Rev. Adam Edmondson and Rev. Theron Robertson. Pall Bearers are Henry Lavourn, Kevin Guthrie, Tom Johnston, Rodney Bagwell. Roger Davis and Keith Davis. Service will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, October 8, 2014 in Holly Pond Funeral Home Chapel followed by burial in Holly Pond Cemetery. Visitation will be 5:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Tuesday, October 7, 2014 at Holly Pond Funeral Home. for J.C. HortonMr. J.C. Horton, age 80, passed away at his home surrounded by his family Tuesday afternoon, September 23, 2014. Visitation will be Wednesday evening, 6:00 - 8:00 pm at Holly Pond Funeral Home. Funeral service will be at Center Point Baptist Church Thursday at 11:00 am with burial in the adjoining cemetery. Full obituary will be posted later. for Helen Willene RobertsMrs. Helen Willene Roberts, 82, of Holly Pond passed away earlier this morning at home surrounded by loved ones. She was born in Cullman County to Minus and Lois Mabrey Feemster. Mrs. Roberts was predeceased by her parents, her husband, Lonnie Calvin Roberts, son, Rickey Roberts, daughter, Kathy Ratliff, grandson, Allan Fortenberry, and granddaughter, Deserie Roberts. She is survived by a daughter, Becky Williams, daughter-in-law, Kaye Roberts, granddaughter Kara Nichole Ratliff, and great-granddaughter, Kinsley Renee Bird. Funeral service for Mrs. Roberts will be from Monday evening September 22, 2014 at 7:00 P.M. at Holly Pond Funeral Home Chapel. Rev. Hughlon Murphree and Rev. Herman Lambert will be officiating. Visitation will be Monday evening from 5:00 P.M. until funeral time at 7:00 P.M. for Imogene ArringtonMrs. Imogene Arrington, age 84, of Union Grove community, died Tuesday, September 16, at Cullman Long Term Care. She was born in Cullman to John B. and Dolly Whited White. She was a stocker with Wal-Mart and a member of Union Grove Cumberland Presbyterian Church. She was preceded in death by her parents; a daughter, Kathleen Cook; five brothers, Coy, George “Pink”, Johnny Ray, Grady and Roy White; and two sisters, Ilene Taylor and Lorene Rasco. Survivors include her husband, Olen “Cub” Arrington of Holly Pond; a son, Kenneth Arrington of Holly Pond; a daughter, Janice (Tim) Lee of Cullman; a son-in-law, Charles Cook; a brother, Coy White; a sister, Fran Tate; three grandchildren, Stephanie (Eric) Widner, Tosha Arrington (Tommy Leatherwood) and Dr. Johnna Lee (Cory) Willis; and six great-grandchildren, Nicholas, Jackson, Jasmine, Preston, Alex and Jason. for O'Neal Daniel Mr. O'Neal Daniel, age 84, of Holly Pond, died Monday, September 15, at his home. He was born in Cullman County to William Jefferson and Effie Bell Gibbs Daniel. He was employed in the aircraft industry. He was also a veteran of the U.S. Army and a member of Pleasant View Baptist Church. Survivors include his wife, Veneda Chambers Daniel; two sons, Keith (Jane) Daniel and Rickey (Lisa) Daniel; three grandchildren, Isaac Daniel, Michael and Ian Krusinski; two brothers, Jeff and Olin Daniel; and four sisters, Sybil Bishop, Ophia (Steve) Stephenson, Ellen Culver and Manyla (Ted) Husak. Pallbearers will be Pleasant View Baptist Church’s deacons. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Holly Pond Funeral Home. for Ezma Moon FulmerMrs. Ezma Moon Fulmer, 89, a lifelong resident of Holly Pond, passed away early Tuesday morning, September 2, at her daughter’s residence, where she lived for the last three months. She was born in Cullman County to Isaac Wesley and Dussie Lavada Screws Moon. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband of 65 years, Benny Fulmer; brothers, Milton Moon and Hobert Moon; and a sister, Reatha Moon Putnam. Survivors include two sons, Roy (Brenda) Fulmer of Pell City and Rick (Ellen) Fulmer of Cullman; a daughter, Beverly (Ronnie) Allred of Cullman; 14 grandchildren and step grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren and step great-grandchildren; and a great-great-granddaughter. The Rev. Tony Tidwell officiating. The family sends a special thanks to Amedisys Home Health and Hospice of Cullman County for their kindness and loving care of our mother. for Barbara PonderMrs. Barbara Minor Murphree Ponder, 74, of Cleveland, formerly of Holly Pond, passed away Sunday evening, August 24, 2014 at her residence surrounded by her family. She was born in Cullman County to William Minor and Elsie Lovvorn Minor. She was a member of Locust Fork Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her parents, William and Elsie Lovvorn Minor; husbands, Kenneth Murphree and Silas A. Ponder; brothers, Leon, James, Clade and Van Minor; and a sister, Myra Dean Price. Survivors include a daughter, Sandy (Hilton) McElvey; stepchildren, Davis (Rhonda) Ponder, Glenn (Barbara) Ponder and Betty (Ken) Reisenweber; a brother, Roger Joe (Mary) Minor; and three grandchildren, Jessica, Andrew and Aubrey McElvey. Rev. Rufus Harris officiating. for William Amos Bates Mr. William Amos Bates, 85, of Holly Pond passed away on Tuesday, August 05, 2014. He was born in Cullman to Herbert and Lula Gosset Bates. He was predeceased by his parents; brothers Rayburn Bates, Robert Lee Bates, Lowell Bates; sister Inez Speegle. Mr. Bates was a Veteran of the U.S. Air Force and a retired auto worker and a member of Brooklyn Presbyterian Church. Mr. Bates is survived by brothers Charles (Vonda) Bates, Leon (Mildred) Bates, Herbert(Doreen) Bates, Jr.; sisters Dorothy Morrow, Audrey Sonnenberg, Sybil Henderson; sister-in-law Glenda Bates and a host of nieces and nephews and friends.