December 14, 1936 - February 10, 2020
Shirley Temple Whitley Hunkeapillar, 83 of Arab passed to Jesus’ hands Monday, February 10, 2020 at Shepherd’s Cove Hospice in Albertville, Alabama. Mrs. Hunkeapillar was born December 14, 1936, the daughter of Hugh and Dovie Mae Whitley. She was married to Edward Hunkeapillar on December 23, 1954. After 20 plus years in her vocational carrier Shirley retired from Blue Bell/Wrangler, leaving behind many friends she had made through those years. She was an avid flower gardener and cherished everything that bloomed. She loved to watch the birds and squirrels playing in her yard. One of her most favorite things to do was to ride to Guntersville State Park to feed and watch the deer. She was a wonderful mother, grandmother and great grandmother who loved spending time with her family, cooking and caring for them. She is survived by a son: Jim (Glenda) Hunkeapillar of Boaz; a daughter: Lesia (Buddy) Cook of Arab; three grandchildren: Colton (Kirsten) Hunkeapillar of Moncks Corner, South Carolina, Caitlyn Hunkeapillar of Boaz and Katie Grace Cook of Arab; two great grandchildren: Peyton Hunkeapillar and Cooper Hunkeapillar both of Moncks Corner, South Carolina; a brother: Larry (Joyce) Whitley of Arab and several other family members and many dear friends, all who will love and miss her greatly. She was preceded in death by her husband, her parents and brothers: Dewight, Rudolph and Wayne Whitley and a sister: Dorothy Martin. Funeral service will be 11:00 a.m. Saturday, February 15, 2020 at Gober Funeral Chapel with Brother Kenneth Putnam, officiating. Visitation will be one hour prior to service. Gober Funeral Chapel assisted the Hunkeapillar Family with the funeral service and cremation arrangements which will follow the service.
Shirley Temple Whitley Hunkeapillar, 83 of Arab passed to Jesus’ hands Monday, February 10, 2020 at Shepherd’s Cove Hospice in Albertville, Alabama. Mrs. Hunkeapillar was born December 14, 1936, the daughter of Hugh and Dovie Mae... View Obituary & Service Information
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