Alice Elizabeth O’Donnell Shanklin

Alice Elizabeth O’Donnell Shanklin, age 74 of Valley Head, passed away on April 22, 2021 at her residence. Mrs. Shanklin was born on January 15, 1947 in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania to the late William & Willie Cornett O’Donnell. She served our country as a Sergeant in United States Army and worked for Fruit of the Loom/Renfroe locally.

A private Family Memorial Service will be held at a later date.

She is survived by her husband, Thomas A. Shanklin, Sr., husband of 53 years; children, Jennifer Shanklin and wife, Terri Haynes, Thomas A. Shanklin, Jr. and wife, Tonya, and William T. Shanklin; brothers, William O’Donnell and Charles O’Donnell; grandchildren, Laura Haynes, Arden Shanklin, Jordan Haynes, Thomas August Shanklin, III, Samuel Thomas Shanklin and William Elijah Shanklin; and Lifelong Army friends Lil Ecton, Pam Atkins, Lou Nichols and Kat Mutchler our family friend.

She was preceded in death by her parents; sister, Francis Mickey; and granddaughter, Specialist Heather L. Haynes-Shanklin.

Wilson Funeral Home and Crematory of Fort Payne is in charge of arrangements.

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