Verna Raye McCulloch
Verna Raye McCulloch
  • January 28, 1928 - December 24, 2017
  • Huntsville, Alabama

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Verna Raye McCulloch, age 89, passed away peacefully on Sunday, December 24, 2017 at Huntsville Hospital. She was born January 28, 1928 in Russellville, AL to Charles and Addye Underwood. She was a graduate of Russellville High School. She married Mack McCulloch on October 15, 1948. She worked for BellSouth in various capacities for 25 years. Verna Raye truly lived life to the fullest through simple pleasures; talking with friends and family, cooking, gardening, running errands for the elderly, and enjoying time at home. She was a person of great faith in the Lord, and loved her family at Mayfair. Verna Raye had an easy demeanor with people and connected in a positive way. She is preceded in death by the love of her life, Mack D. McCulloch.

She is survived by her children, Gloria Morris, Carol Johnson, Amy Keel and Danny McCulloch; 7 grandchildren, Kristi, Courtney, Lindsay, Jennifer, Stephanie, Philip and Zach; 7 great-grandchildren, Angel, Robert, Nathaniel, Ethan, Elliot, Christopher and Millie; 2 great-great-grandchildren, Chloe and Grayson; and many nieces, nephews, and great nieces and nephews that she dearly loved.

A special thank-you to Dr.Chris Russell for his many years of loving care. Family, friends, and other's whose lives Verna Raye touched are invited to the Valhalla Funeral Home and Memory Gardens, 698 Winchester Road, Huntsville, AL, from 10 a.m.-12 p.m. on Saturday, December 30, 2017, to reminisce, grieve, support each other and, of course, just visit, Funeral Services at 12:00pm in Valhalla's Chapel with Tom Johnson officiated Interment to immediately follow in Valhalla Memory Gardens. Please sign her guest registry at