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Obituary for Nelma Gray Brackenrich

Nelma Gray Brackenrich, age 89, of Douglasville, Georgia, formerly of Guntersille, Alabama, passed away Saturday, July 22, 2017. She was born on May 7, 1928 in Albertville, Alabama, the daughter of the late Elzie Gray and Grace Masters Gray. She was a retired secretary and bookkeeper from University Systems of Alabama and a homemaker. Nelma was a member of Guntersville First United Methodist Church in Guntersville, Alabama and she attended Douglasville First United Methodist Church while living in Douglasville.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Myles Brackenrich; daughters: Gloria Noah and Donna Kirby; brother: Charles E. Gray; sisters: Mary Ann Wilkerson and Ruth Whitehead.
Nelma is survived by her son: David Kirby and Katie Joyce of Raleigh, North Carolina; daughters: Cindy Price and her husband, John of Douglasville, Georgia, Susan Kirby and her husband, Marco Fuentes of Huntington Beach, California; grandchildren: Ramsey Noah and wife, Kyoko Suzuki, Elizabeth Kirby-Penneys and her husband, David, Robert Price, Laura Grace Price, Leah Fuentes, Amanda Francis and her husband, Mark; great grandchildren: Olivia Price, Adam Kirby-Penneys, James Francis, Sophia Francis; sister-in-law: Evelyn Gray of Guntersville, Alabama; nieces and nephews: Cecelia Allen, Belinda Upton, Lynn Bryant, Tim Gray, Allen Gray, Paul Gray, Elzie Whitehead, Rick Whitehead, Chris Whitehead, Joy Whitehead, Deborah Duckett, Judy Cranford, Kathy Nelson, Larry Kirby.
Funeral services will be held at 3:00 PM on Saturday July 29, 2017 at Guntersville First United Methodist Church with Rev. Terry Bentley and Rev. James Calhoun officiating.
The family will receive family and friends at the church from 1:30 P.M. until service time.
Interment will follow at Asbury United Methodist Cemetery in Albertville, Alabama. Alabama arrangements will be handled by Adams Brown Funeral Home in Albertville, Alabama.


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Visitation

Saturday

29

Jul

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Guntersville First United Methodist Church

539 Gunter Ave.
Guntersville, Alabama 35776

Funeral

Saturday

29

Jul

3:00 PM
Guntersville First United Methodist Church

539 Gunter Ave.
Guntersville, Alabama 35776

Interment

Saturday

29

Jul

4:00 PM
Asbury United Methodist Cemetery

3205 Asbury Road
Albertville, Alabama 35951

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