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Tommy Neal Kimbrell

Tommy Neal Kimbrell, 72 , of  Boligee died July 10, 2019 at Hospice of West Alabama.     

Funeral services were held Friday, July 12, 11 a.m., at Dogwood Chapel with  Rev. Nick Nicholson and  Rev. Jim Robinson officiating. Burial followed in Franconia-Oak Grove Cemetery in Aliceville with Skelton Funeral Home of Reform directing.  Visitation was one hour prior to the service at Dogwood Chapel.

Tommy was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Ralph Kimbrell and James Kimbrell, and a sister-in-law, Juanita Kimbrell.

Survivors include three sisters, Mary Perkins (Jerry), Shirley Powell (Donald) and Annette Waites (Elwood); sister-in-law, Barbara Kimbrell; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins; a very special friend, Sandra Johnson; and a very special nurse, Heather Pugh.                                                             

Tommy was born Sept. 25, 1946 in Walker County,  Alabama to the late Burl Wilson Kimbrell and Zora Thacker Kimbrell. He was a member of Forkland United Methodist Church and a retired butcher for Kimbrell Packing Company. After retirement he worked at Walmart in Demopolis.   He was also a  blacksmith and a collector of Indian artifacts, fossils, old bottles and Civil War items. He enjoyed making hiking and walking sticks to give to friends and was also an avid gardener.  He loved children, even though he had none of his own, and they loved him.  Tommy was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force and a devoted Alabama fan.                                                                                                                              

Pallbearers were Andy Odom, Randy Howell, Kim Kimbrell, Jimmy Kimbrell, Jeff Kimbrell, Keith Waites, George Washington and Dave Wood.

Honorary Pallbearers are members of Forkland United Methodist Church, T. A. Simpson, Hospice of West Alabama and friends of The Bargain Box of Demopolis.

In lieu of flowers make memorials to Forkland United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 48, Forkland, AL 36740 or Hospice of West Alabama, 3851 Loop Road, Tuscaloosa, AL 35404 or Gideons International, Pickens Co. Camp, P.O. Box 287, Carrollton, AL 35447 or charity of your choice.

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