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Willie "Billie" Merle (Smith) Vest

November 30, 1932 ~ January 30, 2020 (age 87)


A Graveside Funeral service and Interment for Willie "Billie" Merle Vest, 87, will be Saturday, February 1, 2020 at 12:00 PM at Hartselle Memory Gardens with Bro. Charles Sparks officiating and Peck Funeral Home directing. No Visitation is scheduled. 

Ms. Vest died on Thursday, January 30, 2020 at Falkville Health Care Center.  She was born November 30, 1932, in Lawrence County to Vernon Smith and Cora Ferguson Smith.  She was employed as a Job Coach for the Tennessee Valley Rehabilitation Center, prior to her retirement. She enjoyed gardening and loved to cook, especially preparing Sunday dinner for her children and grandchildren, who were the light of her life.  She was preceded in death by her parents, a son: Danny Carl Vest, a daughter: Carol Joyce Vest, daughter-in-law: Latitia Vest, two sisters: Doris Shepard and Joyce Foster and the father of her children: Connie Carl "C.C."Vest.  

Survivors include   

One Daughter - 
Connie Michele Vest

Two Sons - 
John Alan Vest (Trina) and 
Timothy James Vest

One Daughter-in-law - 
Linda Dean Vest

One Brother - 
J.D. Smith (Kim)

Six Grandchildren - 
Amy Vest King (Allen),
Katy Pate (Phillip),
Olivia Ann Blackburn (Jesse),
Jessica Allyn Davis (Michael), 
Lucas James Vest (Amanda) and 
Anderil McNalley

Seven Great Grandchildren, 
One Great Great Grandchild and 
Three Step-Great Grandchildren

Pallbearers will be Keith Ferguson, Allen King, Jesse Blackburn and Lucas Vest.      

Peck Funeral Home                   
1600 Hwy 31 SW
P.O. Box 427
Hartselle, AL  35640
256.773.2543 (Fax)

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Graveside Service
February 1, 2020

12:00 PM
Hartselle Memory Gardens
Hwy 36 East
Hartselle, AL 35640

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