Mrs. Nellie Garrard Kidd, Age: 95 of Oneonta, Alabama died Sunday, July 15, 2012 at Golden Living in Oneonta.
Services will be at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, July 18, 2012, at McRae Chapel with Bro. David Umphrey officiating. Interment followed in Belchers Chapel Cemetery. McRae Funeral Home, Boaz,was in charge of the arrangements.
Mrs. Kidd was born in Etowah County, Alabama on Feb. 14, 1917 to Charley & Tellie Garrard. "Grannie" Kidd was a lifelong resident of Rodentown and Boaz. "Grannie" loved spending her time with family and friends, crocheting, singing, playing rook, cooking for her grandkids and taking care of all her beautiful flower gardens, especially her roses. We all loved her "feisty" spirit and there will never be another "Grannie" to us. She was deeply loved and will be greatly missed on this earth.
Mrs. Kidd is survived by her Daughter: Helen Stephens of Florida, Grandson: Lee W. Stephens. Granddaughter: Jennifer Stephens, Chosen Grandchildren: Heather Reeder, Shane Umphrey, David & Karen Umphrey, Glenda Dooley and Rita White. Brothers & Sister-in-Law: Hershel & Nell Garrard of Oneonta, Bud Garrard of Boaz and Milo Garrard of Mississippi. She leaves behind many cousins, nieces & nephews that have been very dear to her through the years. In addition to her many friends and neighbors, we would also like to thank her adopted family and the staff of Oneonta Golden Living Center and the staff Asera Care Hospice. Mrs. Kidd is preceded in death by her Husband: J.W. "Wince" Kidd.
Pallbearers will be: Andy Reeder, Shane Umphrey, Wayne Ellison, Mike Armstrong, Phillip Dooley, Jimmy Hathcock.