Lynn E. Creel

lynn creelJanuary 29, 1961 – June 27, 2016

Lynn E. Creel, 55, of Dellrose, passed away Monday.

She was preceded in death by father, Jerry Dudley, mother, Patricia Ingram, sister, Jerri Keel.

Surviving are daughter, Tanya Hardiman and her father Tim Deaton, son, Randall Creel, grandchildren, Justin Reed, Brandon Reed, Matthew Hardiman, Logan Hardiman, Dylan Creel, Casten Creel and Dawson Creel, sister, Lisa Dudley, adopted daughter, Christy Keel, and two nephews, Kenny Knox and Curtis Campbell.

Visitation will be Saturday 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM at New Hope Funeral Home. A graveside service will follow at Hayden Cemetery, Saturday at 1:30 pm.

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Margie Keel Whorton

July 20, 1926 – June 27, 2016

Margie Keel Whorton, 89, of Guntersville, passed away Monday. Margie retired from GTE Automatic Electric.

She was preceded in death by son, Bobby Whorton, husband, Leo Whorton, father, Orville Keel, mother, Gertrude Clay Keel, brother, J.W. Keel, sister, Pauline Collie, and sister, Rubye Hill.

Surviving are daughter in law, Kathy Whorton, sister, June Cooper, sister, Leora Whorton, brother, Kenneth Keel, brother, Clinton Keel, brother, Billy Ray Keel and several nieces & nephews.

Visitation will be Wednesday 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM at New Hope Funeral Home. A graveside service will follow at Neals Chapel Cemetery, at 1:30 pm.

Interment will be in the Neals Chapel Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to ABC Hospice, Rainsville, AL.

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Vera Mae Greer McKenzie

vera mckenizeDecember 12, 1933 – June 26, 2016

Vera Mae Greer McKenzie, 82, of New Hope, passed away Sunday at home surrounded by her family.

She worked at Huntsville Police Department as a dispatcher for many years. She also served as a crossing guard for Madison County. Vera was most fondly remembered from her time at Little Farm Grill. Mom was very independent and loved to fish. She was loved and will be missed by many.

She was preceded in death by husband, Earl Davis McKenzie, father, Frank Denmore Greer and mother, Gertrude Louise Greer.

Surviving are daughters, Lynda (Rodger) Baker, Rebecca Clark, Nancy Guthrie, Janice Kay (Gerry) Manley, son, Frank (Tina) McKenzie, grandchildren, Terri Brooks, Austin Lemley, Damen Guthrie, Nickolas McKenzie, Jennifer Bedsole, and Laura Guthrie, 8 great grandchildren, brother, F.D. “Bud” Greer, sisters, Louise Gray and Grace Ackers and several nieces & nephews.

Viewing and visitation with the family will be Wednesday 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM at New Hope Funeral Home. A private service will be held at a later date.
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Carlton Henry Keel

henry keel

May 31, 1945 – June 23, 2016

Carlton Henry Keel, 71, of New Hope, passed away Thursday.

He was retired from Saint Gobain / Norton after many years of service and was also a member of the New Hope Holiness Church.
He was preceded in death by wife of 38 years, Brenda Kay Keel, father, Wilburn O’Neal Keel, mother, Ida Mae Keel, and son, Henry Scott Keel.
Surviving are son, Matthew Carlton (Valerie) Keel, daughter, Carla (David) Worthington, daughter, Dora Hunt, grandchildren, Zachary, Brandon, Michael, Clayton, Justin, and Kayla, one great grandchild, Scott, brother, James “Buddy” (Ruby) Keel, brother, Ollie (Sarah) Keel, and several nieces & nephews.
Visitation will be Sunday 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM at New Hope Holiness Church. Services will follow at 1:00 pm.
Interment will be in the Hayden Cemetery.

Lonnie Lee Boles

lonnie bolesJuly 17, 1973 – June 17, 2016

Lonnie Lee Boles, 42, of Grant, passed away Friday.

He was preceded in death by father, Chuck Boles, grandmother, Eloria Martin, and grandfather, T.L. Martin.

Surviving are wife, Erica Renae Boles, daughter, Daniela Renae Boles, daughter, Samantha Lee Boles, daughter, Alexandra Jade Boles, son, Thomas Lee Boles, mother, Pamela Boles, sister, Amber (John) Oncay, one nephew and several aunts.

Visitation will be Friday 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM at New Hope Funeral Home. Services will be held at New Hope Funeral Home Chapel, Saturday at 3:00 pm with Steve Stanfield officiating.

Interment will be in the Free Home Cemetery.

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Linda Kay Smith

linda smithFebruary 26, 1943 – June 20, 2016

Linda Kay Smith, 73, of Huntsville, passed away Monday. Kay was retired from the U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command at Redstone Arsenal with 35 years of service. While working for civil service she also was a night instructor at the Huntsville City School Center for Technology for several years. She served on the board of directors for Hope Place and was a volunteer for other activities in the community. She loved children, traveling, spending time with her grandchildren and working in her yard. She was a member of the New Hope Free Holiness Church.

She was preceded in death by father, Howard Keel, mother, Janie Keel, son, Jeff Neal, brother, Malcolm Keel, brother, Doyle Keel.

Surviving are daughter, Kelly (Rick) Hopkins, daughter-in-law, Sonya Williamson, five grandchildren, Randall (Kelly) Helton, Katie Hopkins, Justin Neal, Johnny and James Stewart, three great grandchildren, Tommy Hopkins, Jackson and Lainey Helton, one nephew, Johnathan (Amy) Keel, aunts, uncles, cousins and several friends.

Visitation will be Wednesday 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM at New Hope Funeral Home. Services will be held at New Hope Funeral Home Chapel, Thursday at 1:00 pm with Bro. Wayne Walls officiating.

Interment will be in the Hayden Cemetery.

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Mildred Evelyn Byrd

evelyn byrdDecember 18, 1928 – June 20, 2016

Mildred Evelyn Byrd, 87, of Owens Cross Roads, passed away Monday.

She was preceded in death by father, Marshall Lee Byrd, mother, Gladys Montgomery Byrd, brother, Marshall Byrd, Jr., sister, Doris Byrd, brother, Edward Leon Byrd, brother, Charles A. Byrd, brother, Vernon E. Byrd, brother, Dicky R. Byrd, brother, Tommy Byrd, brother, Jackey Byrd.
Surviving are brother, Jimmy L. (Carolyn) Byrd, brother, Billy W. (Carol) Byrd, sister, Dianne Byrd Adams, niece, Monica Tidwell, great-niece, Shianne Hasley, great-niece, Savanna Hall, and several additional nieces & nephews.
Visitation will be Thursday 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM at New Hope Funeral Home. Services will follow at New Hope Funeral Home Chapel, Thursday at 3:00 pm.
Interment will be in the Neals Chapel Cemetery.
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