Obituaries for Holly Pond Funeral Home Obituary for Larry C. RossLarry C Ross, 67, of Berlin Community, passed away Saturday morning, December 13, 2014, at his home, surrounded by family. He was born in Marlette, Michigan to Leroy and Dorothy Innis Ross. Mr. Ross worked for Southeastern Michigan Gas for 22 years, advancing from dispatch to management. After coming to Berlin, he has been self employed as a farmer and broiler producer, is a member of Mt. Carmel Methodist Church and a veteran of the U.S. Army. He is predeceased by his parents. Survivors are his wife, Patricia Crigger Ross; son, Gregory (Rita) Ross; daughter, Marsha (Samuel) Downing; two sisters, Wanda Hillock and Wilma King; grandchildren, Tammara Bailey, Dustin Anderson, Terreanna Pace, Destiny Downing, Abigale Downing, Trinity Downing and Harmony Downing; three great grandchildren, Isiah Anderson, Chase Bailey and Aiden Anderson. for A. W. "Simon" McGinnis Mr. A.W. "Simon" McGinnis, 83 of Holly Pond, passed away Sunday evening, November 30, 2014 at his daughters home surrounded by his family. Mr. McGinnis was born in Cullman County to Lonnie Benjamin and Elvie Jones McGinnis. He was predeceased by his wife, Edna Shoemaker McGinnis, son, Victor McGinnis and grandsons, Benjamin McGinnis and Jason Miller. Mr. McGinnis was a heavy equipment owner operator until the recent decline of his health. Funeral services for Mr. McGinnis will be Wednesday December 3, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. at Holly Pond Funeral Home Chapel with burial at Duck River Cemetery. Visitation for Mr. McGinnis will be Tuesday evening, December 2, 2014 from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. Rev. Kenneth Little and Bro. Bo Marks will be officiating. for Billy CreelMr. Billy Creel, 79 of Arab, passed away on Saturday November 21, 2014, at his home surrounded by his loving family. Mr. creel was born in Cullman County to William Joel and Lorene Bennefield Creel. He was predeceased by his parents. Mr. Creel is survived by his wife, Donna White Creel, sons Ricky Creel, Joe Creel grandchildren, Jonathan Creel, Alexandria (Craig) Latham, great-grandchildren, Cloe Latham, Emily Latham, Matthew Latham and Riley Creel. for Brenda Satterfield HillMrs. Brenda Hill, 67 of Holly Pond, passed away Friday, November 21, 2014 in Cullman. She was born in Fulton County Georgia to John Andrew and Magdalaine Rebecca Cothran Satterfield. She was predeceased by her parents, her husband Douglas Hill, grandson J.D. Hinds, son-in-law Jason Hinds. Mrs. Hill is survived by her son Brian Keith (Rebecca) Hill, her daughter Karen Hinds, grandchildren Brittany Hill, Justin Hill, Shelby Hill, Samantha Hinds (Dylan Garrett), Julia Hill, Brooke Hill great-grandchildren Layne Dunn, Lantz Hill, Taylor Saucier, Maxwell Bates. Rev. Randy Burtram officiating. 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.