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Fred Nelton Osborn


Mr. Fred Nelton Osborn 87 of Valley, Alabama died Sunday February 18, 2018 at his residence at the Lakewood Assisted Living in Valley, Alabama.  
Mr. Osborn was born in Penton, Alabama May 16, 1930 to the late Walter Osborn and the late Pearl Ragsdale Osborn. He was a man who loved God and was faithful to his church, family, and community.

He was a longtime resident of Abanda, Alabama and member of the Abanda Methodist Church where he served many years as Sunday School Superintendent and had over 30 years of perfect attendance.

He was a Veteran of the United States Army, and a member of the Abanda Volunteer Fire Department.

During his life, Fred was a self-employed Logger, Cattleman, and Farmer, and later worked for many years with NAPA Genuine Motor Parts in LaFayette, Alabama.
Funeral services will be held at 2PM Wednesday February 21, 2018 at the Abnada Methodist Church in Abnada, Alabama with burial to follow at the Tatum Family Cemetery in Milltown, Alabama with the Rev. Tony Dean, the Rev. Mark Rasbury and the Rev. Mark McGee officiating.  Visitation will be held at the church on Wednesday from 12 Noon until 2PM prior to the service.
He is survived by his loving wife of 64 years-Lavonia Osborn of Valley, Al., one daughter-Cherie (Tim) McCain of Valley, Al., one son- Glenn (Alison) Osborn of Valley, Al., four grandchildren-Brent Osborn, Caleb Osborn, Ruslan McCain, and Leah McCain; a sister-Loretta (W. R.) Windsor of Roanoke, Al., and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, and siblings Lucille Berry, Dawson Osborn and Annie Dabbs.  On line condolences may be sent to jeffjonesfuneralhome.com Jeff Jones Funeral Home, LaFayette, Al.