Posted: Sat 1:03 PM, Apr 27, 2013
Mr. Neal Edmond Avrett, Jr., age 65, of Ozark, died Friday evening, April 26, 2013, in Flowers Hospital.
Funeral services will be 2:00 P. M. Tuesday, April 30, 2013, from Bethel United Methodist Church with Reverend Forrest Weekley officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery, Holman Funeral Home of Ozark directing. The family will receive friends at the church Tuesday from 12:30 P. M. until service time.
Mr. Avrett was born December 20, 1947 in Augusta, Georgia and lived in Selma, Alabama during his early years. He served in the United States Army in Vietnam as a Crew Chief. Following his military service, he worked with various aircraft maintenance contractors at Fort Rucker as an A & P Mechanic until his retirement in 2003. Mr. Avrett was an avid hunter and fisherman, a loving husband, father, and grandfather.
Survivors include his wife, Marianne Daughtry Avrett of Ozark;
two daughters and one son-in-law, Allyson and Tom Hartman of Prattville, Jennifer Avrett Boone of Ozark;
one son and daughter-in-law, Nick and Lesa Avrett of Ozark;
his Parents, Neal Edmond Avrett, Sr. and Wilma Allison Pynes Avrett of Selma, Alabama; his Mother-In-Law, Mrs. Mary Daughtry of Ozark;
one sister and brother-in-law, Ginger and Jeff Jones of Southlake, Texas;
five grandchildren, Chris Spraker, Jacob Boone, Caitlyn Boone, Ben Garner, and Trevor Crumb.
Flowers will be accepted or memorials may be made to the Bethel United Methodist Church Cemetery Fund, C/O Janet Brooks, 7300 East County Road 36, Ozark, AL 36360.