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Wallace “Corkey” Wimberley

Wallace “Corkey” Wimberley, 84, of Phil Campbell died Aug. 20 at his residence.

Visitation will be Aug. 22 from 1-2 p.m. at Akins Funeral Home, Russellville. The funeral service will immediately follow at 2 p.m. in the Chapel of Akins Funeral Home. Burial will be in Oak Grove Cemetery.

Corkey was born June 10, 1936, in Alabama to Wallace and Lillian Wimberley.

He was preceded in death in by his parents and his siblings, Henry Wimberley and Jualean Parrish.

Corkey is survived by his wife, Lavonia Wimberley; his children, Shelia (Lamar) Crowe, Debbie (Jimmy) Peebles, Dianne Alexander, James (Kim) Wimberley, Debbie (Art) Moss, Janice (Tim) Aaron and Wayne (Janet) Parker; his sister, Dean Perry; his 15 grandchildren; and his 18 great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be Hunter Young, Derek Beaty, Austin Wimberley, Nathan Chaney, Mason Boren, Justin Helms, Justin Parker, Aaron Parker.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to www.apdaparkinson.org in memory of Corkey.

Akins Funeral Home is assisting the family.

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