Obituary: James Edward Hornsby


Funeral service for James Edward Hornsby, 82, of Baileyton will be at 2 p.m., Tuesday, August 16th, 2022, at Cullman Funeral Home Chapel with interment in Vinemont First Baptist Church Cemetery, Rev. John Garrison and Bro., Keith Whitley officiating. Visitation will be Tuesday at the funeral home from 12:30 until 2p.m. prior to the service.

Cullman Funeral Home is honored to serve the Hornsby family.

Mr. Hornsby passed away Saturday, August 13th, 2022, at UAB Hospital. He was born December 29, 1939, to Cornelius & Clara Light Hornsby. He was employed 40 years at American Protein. He was a member of Lystra Baptist Church.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife: Fay Hornsby; brothers and sisters: Irene Hornsby, Della Fletcher, Villa Dean King, Nellie Ruth Walker, Noel Hornsby, Gene Hornsby, Katie Brown, Dianne Powell; son: Jamey Hornsby; daughter, Kelly Berry; grandchildren: Jacob and Adam Hornsby.

Survivors include his wife: Mellicha Hornsby; daughter: Suzy Hale; stepson: Darin (Teresa) Phillips; stepdaughters: Terri Parrish, Elaine (Keith) Whitley; brother-in-law: Mickey Brown; many grandchildren, great-grandchildren; nieces, nephews, family and friends.