Funeral service for Rev. Jerry DeBell, 93, will be Monday, October 12, 2020 at 1:00 PM at East Highland Baptist Church with Rev. Jon DeBell and Bro. Walter Blackman officiating and Peck Funeral Home directing. Burial will be in Valhermoso Springs Cemetery. Visitation will be Monday, October 12, 2020 from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM at East Highland Baptist Church.
Rev. DeBell died on Monday, October 5, 2020 at Decatur Morgan Hospital. He was born January 19, 1927, in Kentucky to Cloud Bosworth DeBell, Sr. and Hallie B. Wilson DeBell. Rev. DeBell served as a pastor to churches in Georgia, North Carolina, Ohio and Alabama during his 51 year career. He had an engaging personality, a winsome laugh, and left a positive mark on all those who knew him. His life was one of integrity and faithful service to his Lord Jesus. We look forward to seeing him again!
his Wife - Diane Garrison DeBell, Valhermoso Springs, AL
Three Sons - Jon DeBell (Penny), Mint Hill, NC and
W. Keith DeBell, Sr. (Carol), Tuscaloosa, AL and
Joe Garrison, Hartselle, AL
One Daughter - Robin Scruggs, Priceville, AL
One Brother - Rev. Richard DeBell (Grace), Carrolton, KY
Nine Grandchildren - Erin DeBell (Eric Loyd),
Megan McManus (Weston),
Laura Boyce (Jesse),
Will DeBell (Leah),
Ben DeBell (Anna),
Hank DeBell (Anna),
Whitney Alford (Heath),
Karley Garrison and
Spencer Scruggs (Megan Friedmann)
Six Great Grandchildren
Pallbearers will be Family & Friends.
Preceding him in death were his first wife: Lurline J. DeBell, his parents, one sister and seven brothers.
In lieu of flowers; his family requests that memorials be made to the East Highland Baptist Church Building Fund.
Peck Funeral Home
1600 Hwy 31 SW
P.O. Box 427
Hartselle, AL 35640
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