MINNIE RUTH (BILLITZ) BODIFORD, 87, formerly of Oneonta, passed away on Jan. 26, 2019, in Cullman. Mrs. Bodiford was a wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, great-great-grandmother and sister. She loved her family dearly and always enjoyed family gatherings at her home. She was born on May 1, 1931, in Walker County to the late Joseph P. Billitz and Pearl A. (Pate) Billitz. Mrs. Bodiford is predeceased by her husband of 53 years B.A. (Buddie) Bodiford II.
She is survived by her six children B.A. Bodiford III, Elaine (Terry) Vincent, Susan (Robert) Freeman, Peggy B. (Jim) Little, Joseph Brian (Lois) Bodiford, and Scott Bodiford. She is also survived by her siblings Margaret Dobbs and Michael (Donna) Billitz and a host of grandchildren, great-grandchildren, great-great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, other family, and friends.
Brother Jasson A. Thomas officiated. Burial was at New Hope Cemetery in Springville (Holly Springs). Her grandsons served as pallbearers. Service was Jan. 31, at 1 p.m., at the Chapel of Lemley Funeral Home.
-obituary written by family