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“she is the best friend i ever had, i will miss her dearly. i love you carla. ”
1 of 2 | Posted by: carla ballew - piedmont, AL

“My thoughts & prayers are with each & every family member. This is a sad situation. But finally after 3 years there can be some closure. I pray that...Read More »
2 of 2 | Posted by: Christy Lewis - Family friend

Funeral services for Carla Michele Cook Fuqua, 31, of Piedmont will be Sunday, December 16, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. at Thompson Funeral Home with Rev. Byrian Watts, Rev. Susan Clark and Rev. Ricky Doyal officiating. Burial will follow at Highland Cemetery. The family will receive friends Sunday from 12 - 2 p.m. at the funeral home. Survivors include a son, Justin Wayne Fuqua of Piedmont; her mother, Darlene Taylor Cook of Piedmont; grandmother, Betty Cook Stewart (Jim) of Rome, Georgia; special mama, Shelia McCarley; special cousins, Michelle Thacker and Craig McMurray; and many aunts, uncles and cousins. Pallbearers will be Adam Maddox, Cody Holbrooks, Adam Cook, Gary Cook, Dale Lockridge, Glenn Naugher, David Lockridge and Brandon Lockridge. Honorary pallbearers will be Craig McMurray, Brett Holbrooks, Ronnie McClarty, Michael McMurray, Jackie Lockridge, Danny Ray Kirk and Milton Christopher. Carla was a lifelong resident of Piedmont. She attended Spring Garden School and graduated from Vineyard Christian Academy in 1999. She was a former employee of NABI and Piedmont Health Care Center where she loved taking care of the elderly and would call to check on them. She was a loving mother, wife and daughter and loved to spend time with her son Justin. Carla had a special place in her heart for her niece Katlyn McMurray. She was preceded in death by her husband, Jerry Wayne Fuqua; her father, Carl Michael Cook; and grandparents, Sonya and Howard Lee Taylor and Carl Nathal Cook.

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Thompson Funeral Home
6340 Old Piedmont-Gadsden Hwy Piedmont, AL 36272
Tel. (256) 447-7113