Obituaries week of July 27
Myron “Millie” Holmes
Funeral service for Myron “Millie” Holmes, 67, was held Thursday, July 21,
2022 at 11 a.m. at Peck Funeral Home Chapel with Peck Funeral Home
directing. Burial was in Shiloh Baptist Cemetery. Visitation was
Wednesday, July 20, 2022 from 6-8p.m. at Peck Funeral Home.
Mr. Holmes died Monday, July 18, 2022 at Decatur Morgan Hospital. He was
born April 6, 1955, in Morgan County, to Frank Holmes and Effie Lee Murphy
Holmes. He was employed with Jerry Moon Logging Company, as a logger, prior to his
passing. He was preceded in death by his wife, Darlene Tokarz, a brother,
Marlin Holmes and sisters, Gaynelle Barnett and Lowette Denson. Survivors include sons, Ryan Tokarz (Jennifer Hitt, fiancée) and Scott Wilmore; daughter, Patty West (Dwayne); sisters, Jo Shaddrix (Dwayne), Tammy Jones (Sam), Christine Hankins “Punk”, Ellon Shadrix, Lisa Vinson (Joe), and Becky Baggett (Jerry); fivse grandchildren and a host of nieces and nephews Pallbearers were Michael Holmes, Jeff Duggar, Billy Shaddrix, Jerry Moon, Hayden Moon and Donovan Moon.
Funeral service for Shannon Hill, 53, was held Wednesday, July 20, 2022 at
1:30 p.m. at Speake Christian Fellowship Church with Bro. Francis Proctor, Bro.
Shawn Moore and Bro. Waymon Ashley officiating and Peck Funeral Home
directing. Burial was in Johnson Chapel Cemetery.
Mr. Hill died Saturday, July 16, 2022 at his residence. He was born
December 12, 1968, in Lawrence County, to Clyde Truman Hill and Reba Vicille
He was employed by Amedisys Hospice as an Occupational Therapist, prior to
his passing. He loved people and animals, had a very giving heart and loved
his family dearly. He was a Christian and loved the Lord. Shannon was an
Athlete and played softball for the Nashville Force. His parents preceded
him in death.
Survivors include sister, Rhonda Gaye Hill; brothers, Jerry Don Hill and
Terry Lynn Hill; several nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers were Kevin Riddle, Kent Thomas, Roy Nunley, Scott Smith,
Dustin Grand and Charles Tubbs. Honorary pallbearers were Scott Fitzhugh and Harold Manning.
Funeral service for Arvin Evans, 74, was held Friday, July 22, 2022 at 3 p.m. at Peck Funeral Home Chapel with Penny Eddy and Phil Allen officiating and Peck Funeral Home directing. Burial will be in Shiloh Baptist Cemetery.
Mr. Evans died Monday, July 18, 2022 at his residence. He was born
February 16, 1948, in Morgan County, to Opal Cecil Evans and Irene Isabell
He was a truck driver for Volt Company, prior to his retirement. Arvin was a
Christian man, a wonderful husband, father and grandfather. He was preceded
in death by his parents, and a sister, Wanda Sue Evans. Survivors include wife, Mary Richards Evans, Hartselle, A; sons, Mark Eddy (Penny), Saginaw, Texas, Chris Evans, Ft. Worth, Texas and Greg Evans (Mandi), Decatur, Ala.; sister, Dorothy Jean Sharp, Somerville, Ala,; fourteen grandchildren; five great-grandchildren. Pallbearers were Mark Eddy, Charles Coan, Chris Evans, Gabriel Evans, Elisha Evans and Greg Evans.
Funeral service for Samie Wiley, 88, was held Thursday, July 21, 2022 at 2 p.m. at Bethlehem Baptist Church with Bro. Greg Barbee and Bro. Jon Laidley officiating and Peck Funeral Home directing. Burial was in Hartselle Memory Gardens. Mr. Wiley died on Tuesday, July 19, 2022 at Decatur Morgan Hospital. He was born November 10, 1933, in Morgan County, to Alonzo Gurney Wiley and Lucille Smith Wiley. Samie was a deacon and member of Bethlehem Baptist Church for over 50 years. He served as Hartselle’s mayor from 1992-96 and served on the city
council from 2000-04. He was a veteran of the United States Army serving during the Korean War. He was also the owner/ operator and butcher for Hartselle Frozen Foods which he operated with his brother, Billy. Samie coached little league baseball for 15 years in Hartselle. He was a member of the Nunn-Oden Masonic Lodge and was the recipient of his 50 year
pin on April 16, 2019. He loved his family, his church and his community
dearly and will be missed. Preceding him in death were his wife, Gladys Wiley, his parents, and
siblings, Bill, Helen, Bobby, Frank, Peggy and Bruce. Survivors include son, Alan Wiley (Benita); daughter, Sheila Halbrooks’ brother, Jimmy Wiley (Linda); sisters, Carolyn Dutton, Nancy Hollis (Ronnie) and Susan Wiley Smith; grandchild, Seth Wiley (Raegan); great grandchild,
Lennon Wiley. Pallbearers were Nick Howard, Dustin Shaneyfelt, Alex Taylor, Larry
Dutton, Jason Hollis and Danny Gilbert. Honorary pallbearers were Roy Roberson, Ken Hightower, Joe Garrison, Conrad Morton, Larry McGhee and Paul Wiley.
In lieu of flowers the family requests memorial donations be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital.
Anthony “Tony” Rollins
Mr. Anthony “Tony” Rollins, 67, of Martin Avenue, Boaz, died on Tuesday, July 19, 2022, at Shepherd’s Cove Hospice. Funeral Services was held Friday, July 22, 2022, at McRae Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Bill Lackey and Bro. Robert Terrell officiating. Interment followed at 3 p.m. in Hartselle Memory Gardens, Hartselle. Mr. Rollins was born in Hartselle, Ala. on August 30, 1954, to Don and Betty Pettey Rollins. He was employed with Pulmonary Care Services and formerly the director of respiratory department at Marshall Medical Center South. He was also a proud volunteer with the Boaz Fire Department for
40 years. Mr. Rollins is survived by his daughters, Maegan Garmany of Boaz, Melissa (Billy) Mathieu of Wetumpka and Elizabeth (Stephen) Britt of Union Grove; son, Joshua Wayne Rollins of Boaz; grandchildren, Sophie Garmany, Kam Mathieu, Carter Britt and Campbell Britt; sister, Terri (Mike) Pugh of Moulton and two nephews and families. He was preceded in death by his parents and brothers, Mike Rollins and Larry Rollins. Pallbearers were the Boaz Fire Department, family and friends. In lieu of flowers the family suggests donations to Shepherd’s Cove Hospice or to the Huntsville Hospital Foundation designated to Canines for Coping or the Music Therapy Fund.
Funeral service for Josh Roden, 37, was held Saturday, July 23, 2022 at 3 p.m.
at Peck Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Bill Stone and Bro. Charlie Brown
officiating and Peck Funeral Home directing. Burial was in Hartselle
Memory Gardens. Mr. Roden died Tuesday, July 19, 2022 at his residence. He was born June 22, 1985, in Morgan County, to Scott Roden and Sharon Diane Warnock Roden.
Josh was a forklift operator for the Target Distribution Center, prior to
his passing. He loved Alabama Football, the Atlanta Braves, going to the
beach, road tripping, car shows, video games and TV. He was very patriotic
and loved his country, he also loved his family and family reunions.
Preceding him in death were his mother, Sharon Warnock Roden, grandparents,
Dale and Faye Warnock and Joe Mack Roden and his uncle, Greg Roden. Survivors include father, Scott Roden; step-mother, Sharon Cannon Roden; sister, Amber Roden; grandmother, Jessie Sturdivant (Claude) Pallbearers were friends.
Lexie Leeth Moore
Funeral service for Lexie Leeth Moore, 83, was held Saturday, July 23, 2022
at 1 p.m. at Peck Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Bobby Decker officiating
and Peck Funeral Home directing. Burial was in Hartselle Memory
Gardens. Mrs. Moore died on Wednesday, July 20, 2022 at Riverside Assisted Living
Center. She was born June 14, 1939, in Morgan County, to Joe Sar Leeth and
Mamie Peppers Leeth. Preceded in death by her husband of 43 years, Johnny Lee Moore, her
parents, and sisters, Lucille Hall and Frances Melvine (Mickey) Teague Survivors include her son, Michael Lee Moore (Marvelle); daughter, Susan Moore Whitten; grandchildren, Leah Whitten Long (Casey), Maggie Moore Patel (Al), and John Michael Lee Moore; great grandchildren, Evie Long and Case Long and a host of very special nieces, nephews, cousins, brother and sisters-in-law and extended family. Lexie graduated from Morgan County High School in 1957. Following high school she worked at South Central Bell and Morton Thiokol. After her
children were born, she stayed at home until they were school age. She then began a 30-year career with Hartselle Medical Center and worked her way up to business office manager. Lexie loved her job and her employees became part of her family. She was a long-time active member of Bethel Baptist Church. The last few years Lexie was homebound battling Alzheimer’s but the old hymns continued to put a smile on her face. Lexie loved to garden, preserve vegetables, and cook for her family. She was a loving mother, memaw, and aunt that will be greatly missed.
A big thanks and appreciation to Hospice of the Valley, Riverside Senior
Living, and faithful sitters Sue Wales, Lisa Dempsey, Tammy Wigginton,
Sheniqua Steele and Amanda Johnson.
In lieu of flowers the family suggests donations be made to Hospice of the
Valley. Serving as pallbearers were John Michael Lee Moore, Casey Long, Doug Sibley,
Kevin Kirby, Phil Teague and Joe Whitten. Honorary pallbearers were Bryon Guire, Paul Guire, Jimmy Moore, Jimmy Penney and Alpesh Patel.
Lynette Margaret Woodle Nesmith
A graveside funeral service and interment for Lynette Margaret Woodle
Nesmith, 81, was held Sunday, July 24, 2022 at 2 p.m. at Addison Church of
God Cemetery with Bro. John Chesser officiating and Peck Funeral Home
directing. No visitation was scheduled. Mrs. Nesmith died Wednesday, July 20, 2022 at Summerford Nursing Home. She was born Friday, October 18, 1940, in Putman County, Florida, to Luther Martin Woodle and Frances Elizabeth Taylor Woodle. She was a homemaker for her family, loved going to church and reading her Bible. She loved the Lord and trusted Him as her Lord and Saviour. She most recently attended Riverside Church of Decatur. She was a member of the Bible Holiness Fellowship, Massey Line, Alabama. Proceeding her in death were her husband, James E. Nesmith, her parents, a daughter, Brenda Wood, a grandson, Mitchell Wood, a great grandson, Zander Gilliland and a sister, Mary Woodle. Survivors include sons, James Nesmith, Jr. (Vanessa), Robert Nesmith (Cindy), and William Glover; son-in-law, Alan Wood; daughter, Karen Martens; sisters, Christine Dempsey (Bruce), Arlene Rehberg, and Judy Perry (Deryl); grandchildren, Justin Nesmith, Stephanie Brown (Todd), Amanda Gilliland (Jonathan),
Nicholas Wood (Delilah), Elizabeth Martens, and Sydney Gay (Steven);
great grandchildren, Brook Brown, Luke Brown, Ann Marie Wood, Malcolm Gilliland,
Maggie Gilliland, Maddox Gilliland, Lyla Gay and Faith Wood, Pallbearers were Justin Nesmith, Nicholas Wood, Todd Brown, Luke Brown, Steven Gay and Jonathan Gilliland.
A memorial service for Kenneth Goodman, 77, was held Sunday, July 24, 2022 at
5p.m. at Peck Funeral Home Chapel with his family to speak and Peck
Funeral Home directing. Visitation was Sunday, July 24, 2022 from 4p.m. to 5p.m. at Peck Funeral Home Chapel. Mr. Goodman died Thursday, July 21, 2022 at UAB Hospital. He was born
March 27, 1945, in Clay County, Alabama. He was a United States Veteran
serving during the Korean War. He was the business owner of G’s
Manufacturing. He enjoyed spending time with family and friends and will be
missed. Survivors include sons, Kenney Goodman (Lyn) and Blair Goodman (Cindy), brothers,
Donald Goodman and Mike Goodman; sister, Carolyn Munson; grandchildren,
Sarah Elizabeth, Morgan, Emily and Matthew; great grandchildren, Caroline Key and Maddie Blake.
Funeral Service for Mr. James Garrison, 61, was held Monday July 25, 2022 at 3p.m. at Peck Funeral Home with Bro. Tommy Cavender Officiating and Peck Funeral Home Directing. Burial was in Roundtop Cemetery. Visitation was Monday, July 25, 2022 from 1p.m. until 3p.m.at Peck Funeral Home. Mr. Garrison died Friday July 22, 2022 at Huntsville Hospital. He was born May 13, 1961 in Hartselle, Ala. to Grady J. and Elizabeth Willodean Mardis Garrison. He was a truck driver and instructor for many years before his retirement. Survivors include wife, Jonnie Lee Hill Garrison; son, James Allen; daughter, Amberly Elizabeth Bice (Wesly); brothers, Adam Garrison and Michael Mardis; sister, Rita Garrison; five grandchildren, Zoey Garrison, Weston Bice, Rallen Garrison, Carly Garrison and Gabby Earl Bice Pallbearers were Daniel Brown, Peyton Rowlan, Sean Butler, J.C. Whitworth, Jeffery Garrison, Jordan Garrison and Clay Irin.