John "Owl" Leonard Cody

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  • "Sorry for your loss lil buddy."
    - james "bug" hicks
  • "We are so sorry for your loss . Jesus gained a friend...."
    - reba hsynie
  • "I am so sorry. Sue I would have been there had I known. I..."
    - Carolyn G oode Hawkins
  • "We are so very sorry for your loss, But Heaven has gained..."
    - Larry and Pam Cody
  • "Sue, Steve, and Tina so sorry to hear of Leonard's passing...."
    - Greg Cobb
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A Celebration of Life Service for John "Owl" Leonard Cody, 88, will be today April 21, 2015 at 2 p.m. at the K.L. Brown Funeral Home and Cremation Center Chapel, with Pastor Danny Waddell and the Rev. Kenneth Welch officiating. Burial will be in Oak Grove Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 1-2 p.m. prior to the service on Tuesday. Mr. Cody went to be with his Lord on Saturday, April 18, 2015. He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Sue Cody, of Wellington; his daughter, Tina (Greg) Levesque, of Ohatchee; his son, Steve (Wanda) Cody, of Wellington; five grandchildren, Adrian Woodard, Britney (Ben) Martin, Jeff (Jeri) Cash, Sidney Cody and Billie (Josh) Allen; 15 great grandchildren; two sisters, Ruby (Doug) Cornelius, of Birmingham and Vera Mullinax, of Anniston; and several nieces and nephews. Pallbearers will be Joel Conway, Brenton Harden, Butch and David Cody, Ricky Ashley and David Taylor. Honorary pallbearers will be Reggie Noah, Dustin Tousley, Edward Lee Taylor, David Winslow, Ken Hodge, Terry and Gary Vice and Boots Vinyard. Mr. Cody was a member of Cane Creek Church in Anniston. He retired from the US Navy after 20 years of faithful service and served his country during the Korean War Era. During Mr. Cody's working years, he retired from Civil Service at Fort McClellan and the Alabama Department of Transportation as a scales man. In his spare time he enjoyed bee keeping and spending time with his friends and family. He was preceded in death by his parents, William and Amzy Butterworth Cody; his sister, Jean Cates; and two brothers, W. C. Cody and Arley Cody. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations please be made to Cane Creek Church, C/O Missions, 6143 Weaver Road, Anniston, AL 36206. The family would like to extend special thanks to Gentiva Hospice and Southern Care Hospice; special caregivers, Tara, Lisa, Kathy, Rachael, Summer, Brenda, Butch and Cathy; and all friends and neighbors who gave continual love and support during this difficult time. Online condolences to the family at K.L. Brown Funeral Home & Cremation Center 322 Nisbet St., N.W., Jacksonville, AL 36265 256-435-7042
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K.L. Brown Funeral Home and Crematory
322 Nisbet Street NW
Jacksonville, AL 36265
(256) 435-7042
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Published in The Anniston Star on Apr. 21, 2015
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