Arbon L. Cordell


Arbon L. Cordell Sr., 78, of Bremen, passed away Thursday, June 15, 2017, at Hanceville Nursing Home.

Visitation will be held Monday, June 19, 2017, from noon to 1 p.m. at Bell Funeral Home in Sumiton. Funeral services will follow at 1 p.m. at Bell Sumiton Chapel, with burial iat Addington Chapel Methodist Church Cemetery in Bremen. Rev. Dillon Calvert will officiate.

Cordell was preceded in death by his wife, Alice Cordell; parents, Mr. and Mrs. Steadman Cordell; brothers, Steve and Perry Cordell; and daughter-in-law, Gloria Cordell.

He is survived by his children, Mr. Arbon Cordell Jr. of Hope Mills, North Carolina, Cathy Gonzalez and her husband, Roy, of Bremen, Mr. and Mrs. Gaylon Cordell of Crane Hill, Mr. and Mrs. Bruce Cordell of Woodstock and Shirley Ruple and her husband, Scott, of Sylvan Springs; brothers, Mr. and Mrs. Adrian Cordell of Dora, Mr. and Mrs. Harley Cordell of Sipsey, Mr. and Mrs. Larry Cordell and Mr. and Mrs. Dois Cordell of Sumiton; sister, Ann Whitlow and her husband, J.W., of Cordova; 10 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; and a host of other relatives and friends.

You may sign an online register or express private condolences to the family at

Bell Funeral Home, Sumiton; (205) 648-6611