Obituaries for Holly Pond Funeral Home Obituary for Joel B. CreelMr. Joel B. Creel, 79 of Arab, passed away this morning at his home surrounded by his loving family. Complete arrangements will be announced on Saturday after meeting with the family. for Diane C. ShawDiane C. Shaw, age 58, of Cullman (formerly Holly Pond) passed away early Tuesday morning. She was born in Pensacola, Florida to Rayburn and Ruth Bates Shaw. Ms. Shaw was a member of First Baptist Church of Holly Pond and had worked as a bookkeeper. She is predeceased by her father, and two brothers, Ted Shaw and Bruce Shaw. Survivors are her mother, Ruth Bates Shaw; sons, Ray (Wendy) Echols and Brian Echols; Grandchildren, Chelsea Laney, Chase Laney, Christian Echols, Chandler Echols, Dalton Echols and Hannah Echols; two great grandchildren, Addie Howard and Jet Howard. for Peggy Humphries RandolphMrs. Peggy Humphries Randolph, age 89, of Brooklyn, passed away Monday afternoon in Woodland Village, Cullman, AL. She was born to E.B. and Beulah Watson Humphries in Cullman County, Alabama. Mrs. Randolph was predeceased by her parents; husband, Dexter Randolph; son, Jerry Randolph; three brothers and six sisters. Survivors are daughter, Brenda Joyce (Kenneth) Housworth; daughter-in-law Jeraldean Dunlap Randolph;, five grandchildren, eight great grandchildren and 1 great great grandchild. Rev. Chris Washburn officiating service. for Charles Ray SmithMr. Charles Ray Smith, age 65, of Rock Springs Community in Blount County, passed away late afternoon Thursday, November 6, 2014 at his home. Mr. Smith was born in Marshall County to Onice and Frances Britt Smith. He was predeceased by his parents. He is survived by brothers Kenneth Smith, Donald (Glenda) Smith, sisters Linda Briscoe, Barbara (Randall) Nunnelley, and a host of nieces, nephews, family and friends. Rev. Larry Smith and Rev. Jerry Hackney officiating. for Lucy I. FraleyMs. Lucy Fraley, 90, of Holly Pond passed away Monday, October 27, 2014 at her home surrounded by her family. She was born in Jefferson County to William Ryan and Elsie Mae Noble Weeks. She was a homemaker , grocery store owner and also worked for Commission On Aging. Ms. Fraley is predeceased in death by her parents; a son, Glenn Fraley; three sisters, Radihr Faye Luther, Joanne Castleberry and Audie Lynne Cramer; A brother, James Earney Weeks. Survivors are son, Paul (Shirley) Fraley; Daughter, Faye (Waylon) Steele; daughter-in-law, Terri Fraley; brothers, W.O.(Ellen) Weeks, Maurice (Arnise) Weeks; 4 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren, 6 great-great-grandchildren. 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.