James Henry Pettit


James Henry Pettit, 85, of Cordova, died May 22, 2019, at Walker Baptist Medical Center.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. today, May 24, 2019, at Bell Sumiton Chapel with burial in Mt. Carmel Cemetery. Visitation was held from 5 until 7 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.  

Preceding him in death were his wife, Doris Pettit; son-in-law, Dayce Davenport; great granddaughter, Nicole Rogers; and six brothers and sisters.

Survivors include his children, Nancy Davenport, Anita Wingo (Anthony), James Pettit (Jenny), and Sandra Burgess (Frank);brothers, Jerry Pettit and Jerald Pettit; sisters, Helen Harper and Joan Fields; grandchildren, Carla Johnson, Tracy Humphries, Misty Davenport, Kayla Warley, Stephanie Wingo, Jennifer Wingo, Haley Pettit, Lauren Pettit, Samantha Burgess, Emilie Burgess,  Daniel Burgess and Gabriel Spier; and 17 great-grandchildren.

You may sign an online register or express private condolences to the family at www.bellsumiton.com

Bell Funeral Home, Sumiton; 205-648-6611