Wasilla resident Jimmy Paul Littrell died Friday, Oct. 22, 2004, of natural causes at his home. He was 64.
A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 6, at the Eagle's Lodge in Valdez.
Mr. Littrell was born in Lawrence County, Tenn., on March 21, 1940. He moved to Valdez in 1962, where he lived for 35 years before moving to Wasilla in 2001. He was in the U.S. Army and the military police. He worked for Whitney Bros. in Delta Junction for four years, was the chief of police in Valdez and worked for the state of Alaska Valdez Equipment Shop for 30 years, where he retired as active foreman in 2001.
He enjoyed gardening, 4-wheeling, fishing, camping and snowmachining.
"He enjoyed a loving relationship with his wife, Clarice, family and friends. We will love and honor him with our thoughts and prayers. Jimmy is now home with our Lord Jesus," his family said.
Mr. Littrell is survived by his wife, Clarice; children, Carmen and James Littrell of Soldotna; stepsons, Kevin Farrell of Antelope, Calif., and Wade Khail of Yakima, Wash.; grandchildren, Amanda, Jessica and Jesse James of Soldotna and Griffen, Dillon and Tristen of Antelope; aunt, Belle Littrell Odem of Killen, Ala.; stepmother, Opal Hughs; two half-sisters of Tennessee; and numerous cousins and friends in Tennessee, Alabama and Alaska.
Memorial donations may be made to the American Diabetes Association at 801 Fireweed Lane, Suite 103, in Anchorage, AK 99503.
Arrangements were made by Valley Funeral Home and Crematory in Wasilla.
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