Funeral service for Lincoln Coolidge Fretwell, age 83, of Decatur, will be Friday, February 22, 2008, 1:00 p.m. at Shelton Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Bob Cyphers officiating. The family will receive friends for one hour piror to service at the funeral home. Interment will be in Moulton Memory Gardens.
Mr. Fretwell, who died Tuesday, February 19, 2008, at Decatur General Hospital, was born October 22, 1924, in Lawrence County, to Thomas Crawford Fretwell and Martha Emma Counts Fretwell. He was preceded in death by his brother, Leonard Fretwell. Mr. Fretwell was a veteran of WWII and worked in security at NASA for 20 years.
He is survived by his loving wife, Alice Katherine (Gargis) Fretwell of Decatur; two sons, Lincoln Darwin Fretwell of Cape Coral, FL, and Barry Crawford Fretwell of Forth Worth, TX; one grandson, Benjamin Thomas Fretwell of Cape Coral, FL; three granddaughters, Darbi Lynn Fretwell of Richmond, VA, Chasity Ann Fretwell of Athens, and Christina Danielle Scott of Cape Coral, FL; and three great-grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers the family respectfully requests memorial donations be made to Gideons International, P. O. Box 5111, Decatur, AL 35601.
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