Obituaries for Holly Pond Funeral Home Obituary for James Verlon KritnerMr. James Verlon Kritner, age 73, of Holly Pond, AL passed away Tuesday afternoon, April 14, 2015 in Huntsville Hospital. He was born in Cullman County, AL to Bob and Maggie Smith Kritner. Mr. Kritner was self employed as a farmer, a member of Assembly of God, Sabine Pass, Texas, and enjoyed attending the Holly Pond Senior Center and fishing. Predeceased by his wife of almost 50 years, Linda Williams Kritner. He is survived by his wife, Imogene Miller Kritner; sons, Cameron (Susan) Kritner and James L. (Candance) Kritner; daughters, Anita Butler and Teresa Courtney; brothers, James Earl Kritner and Artis Kritner; grandchildren, Misty, Frankie, Cody, Sharee, Joshua, Kristina, Nikol, Gabby and Krista. Service will be at Holly Pond Methodist Church, 12 noon, Saturday, April 18, 2015. Burial will be in New Hope # 2 Cemetery. Visitation will be at Holly Pond Methodist Church, 6 p.m.- 8 p.m. Friday evening, April 17, 2015. Holly Pond Funeral Home in charge of arrangement. Family has requested that in lieu of flowers, donations be made to American Cancer Society. for Calvin C. Lambert Mr. Calvin C. Lambert, age 90, of Alabaster, formerly Holly Pond, passed away early Monday morning. He was born in Cullman County to John Frank and Bertha Ann Chambers Lambert. Mr. Lambert was a member of Central Park United Methodist Church and a faithful member of Ruth Bagett Sunday School Class. He worked for U.S. Steel for 35 years. He is preceded in death by his loving wife of 55 years, Clara Mae Baker Lambert; brothers, Clifford, Leon, JD, JC, AQ and Horace Lambert; sisters, Flossie McIntosh, Zelda Lambert, Anna Lambert. Beloved husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather. Survivors include sons, Richard Calvin Lambert and David Bailey, who was like a son to him; daughter, Deborah Lambert (Stephen) Talley; grandchildren, Jeromy (Natasha) Lambert, Andrew Lambert, Danielle (Bryan) Hill, Jennifer (Ryan) Weldon, Michaela Lambert, Douglas (Brooke) Talley and Amanda (Josh) Slaughter; great grandchildren, Harrison, Carson, Milydia, Jack and Tristan; and many beloved nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, April 1, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. at Holly Pond Funeral Home, with burial in Holly Pond Cemetery. Visitation will be 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. prior to service. Rev. Malcom E. Larkin Officiating. for Tera Shedd HadleyMrs. Tera Shedd Hadley , age 75, of Baileyton passed away at her home Sunday March 22, 2015. She was born in Cullman County to Tommie A. and Onie Bennefield Shedd. Mrs. Hadley was a member of Zion Grove Baptist Church and had worked in Quality Control at SCI. She is preceded in death by her parents; husband, Troyce Hadley; Brothers, Birl and Talmadge Shedd; and sister Levetha Smith. Survivors are sons, Scott (Becky) Hadley, and Rev. Brad (Diane) Hadley; brothers, Orby and Kermit Shedd; grandchildren, Nathan Hadley, Seth (Kathy) Hadley, Kortni Hadley, Mykayla Hadley, Kynadi Hadley, Maegan (Dustin) Lang, Brooke (Kalob) Suttles; and great grandchild, Maelynn Lang. for Pamela "Michelle" SpencerMs. Pamela “Michelle” Leathers Spencer, 48, of Panama City FL, formerly of Holly Pond, passed away Thursday, March 19, 2015 at Covenant Hospice in Panama City Florida, surrounded by her loving family. Michelle graduated from Holly Pond High School in 1985. After graduating from high school she moved to Birmingham for a few years before she moved to Panama City where she lived for the last 10 years. Michelle is survived by her mother and step father, Pam and Rick Dye; children, Josh (Shelsie) Leathers, Chris (Brittany) Farmer, Micah Spencer, and Madison Spencer; grandchildren, Emily Farmer and Bryeten Reddish; grandparents Clyde and Vivian Moon. Memorial Service for Michelle will be on Sunday, April 12, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. at Pleasant View Baptist Church with Bro. Randy Burtram officiating. for Nila Sue Henderson TiptonMrs. Nila Sue Henderson Tipton, age 75, passed away Sunday morning, March 15, 2015 at her home. She was born in Cullman County to Ed and Gertrude Love Henderson. She was self-employed and raised poultry and was a member of Union Grove Cumberland Presbyterian Church. Preceded in death by spouse, Condred Tipton and sister, Anette Henderson. Survivors are sons, Ricky Tipton, Keith Tipton and Chris (Cheryl) Tipton; daughter, Karen (Don) Hanson; brothers, Melvin (Sandra) Henderson, Sherrell Henderson, Dale (Becky) Henderson, and Steve Henderson; four grandchildren, Shawn Tipton, Bridget Keef, Cody Tipton and Connor Tipton; and four great grandchildren, Lane Tipton, Clay Tipton, Bailey Keef and Tucker Keef. for Hollis C. LoydMrs. Hollis C. Loyd, age 85, of Cullman, passed away Friday morning, March 13, 2015 at the Folsom Center. She was born in Blount County to Irving and Lorine Smith Black. She is preceded in death by her parents; husband, James N. Loyd; and brother, Roger Black. Survivors are sons, Joey (Belinda) Loyd, Doug(Gay Nell) Loyd; brothers, Herbert Black, Verbon Black, Travis Black, Keith Black; sisters, Laudene Shaw, Bobby Whatley; grandchildren, Brandon Loyd, Crystal Jones, Jessica weaver, Cassy Bennett; and 8 great grandchildren. Funeral Service will be 2:00 p.m. Sunday, March 15, 2015 at Holly Pond Funeral Home Chapel, with burial in South Cemetery, Blountsville. Visitation will be 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Saturday evening at Holly pond Funeral Home. for Carlton 'Pete' Lee ScottCarlton 'Pete' Lee Scott, age 72, of Brent, Alabama, passed away Thursday afternoon, March 12, 2015. He was born in Cullman County to Johnny Walker and Lois Lovvern Scott. He was a U.S. Air Force Veteran and worked with the state of Alabama as a Bridge Inspector and was a member of Deerfoot Baptist Church. Mr. Scott was preceded in death by his parents; son, John Douglas McCullough; a brother, Ralph Scott. He is survived by his wife, Sandra Kenerley Scott; sons, Paul Alan Scott, Douglas William Scott; daughters, Joanne Teresa Scott, Laura Ann Scott, Suellen M. Yates; brother, Wayne Scott; several grandchildren and great grandchildren. Funeral service will be held 3:00 p.m. Saturday, March 14, 2015 in Holly Pond Cemetery Chapel. Visitation will be held in Holly Pond Cemetery Chapel 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. prior to funeral service. Burial in Holly Pond Cemetery. for Lovie P. GoldenMrs. Lovie Golden, age 88, passed away Saturday morning, March 7, 2015 in Hanceville Nursing Home. She was born in Cullman County to Greene and Emily Smith Harris. Mrs. Golden was a member of Pleasant View Baptist Church. She is preceded in daath by her parents; husband, Howard Elbert Golden; daughters, Jill Freeman and Paula Jones; brother, Lonnie Harris; sisters Margaret King and Leathie Harris; grandchild, Chris Freeman. Survivors are sons, Bobby (Donna) Golden, Bo (Debbie) Golden, Ray (Rolinda) Golden, Harold (Bonnie) Golden; daughters, Frances (Jimmy) Bonner, Jerl (Jerry) Thomas; brother, Leon Harris; sisters, Marie Plunkett; 26 grandchildren, 44 great grandchildren, and 5 great great grandchildren. for Alton L. "Alto" WidnerMr. Alton L. "Alto" Widner, age 81, of the Welcome Community, passed away late Wednesday morning, March 4, 2015, at his home. He was born in Cullman County to Phelix H. and Dora Taylor Widner. He was self-employed in auto sales, member of Alabama Independent Auto Association and a member of Welcome Baptist Church. Mr. Widner was a US Army Veteran. He is preceded in death by his parents; brother, Afton "Kite" Widner; sister, Myrtle Brown. He is survived by Alevena Waddell Widner, wife of 63 years; two sons, Philip Widner (Lynda) and Richard (Kandy) Widner; grandchildren, Dillon Widner, Ethan Widner, Johnathan (Miranda) Ralph, Andrew Knop and Haley King; great grandchild, Kensley Ralph. for Glendon Shedd PhillipsMrs. Glendon Shedd Phillips, age 80, of Holly Pond, passed away at her home Wednesday, March 4, 2015. She was born in Cullman County to Berry Henry and Mary Thomas Shedd. She was a long time member of Zion Grove Baptist Church, Girl Scout counselor for 10 years. She is preceded in death by her parents; husband, George Marvin Phillips; and brother, Theron Shedd. Survivors are two sons, Mickey Raymond (Kay) Phillips and Sam Stephen (Lolita)Phillips; two daughters, Teri P. Roberts and Jennifer Phillips; two sisters, Delba Howard and Bettye Price; 9 grandchildren, Sean P.(Monica) Phillips, Neil Roberts, Stephen (Brandi) Phillips, Lee Kuykendall, Toshia Arregiun, Luis Arregiun, Maximo (Alissa) Herrera, Ashley Maino, and Richard Herrera; 14 grandchildren; and a dear pet and best friend, Archie. Family has requested in lieu of flowers, that donations be made to Zion Grove Baptist Church.