Moss Service Funeral Home

1901 2Nd Ave North West, Cullman, AL


Avel Hamilton Swann

July 6, 1936August 8, 2019

Avel Hamilton Swann of Vinemont, AL passed away August 8, 2019 at the age of 83. He was born July 6, 1936 in Bremen, AL to Leonard H. and Rosie Bell Swann. He was a veteran of the United State Army. Mr. Swann is preceded in death by his parents, sisters: Hazel (Willie) Veigl, Gladys (Johnny) Graveman; brother, Wilmer Swann; brothers-in-law: Wayne Holcombe, Dureal Peak and Bobby Weeks; mother-in-law and father-in-law: Haywood (Freda) Campbell. He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Betty Campbell Swann; sister, Phyllis Holcombe; brother, Gerald (Nan) Swann; sisters-in-law: Shirley Peak and Faye Weeks; a special son, Jamie (Connie) Lawrence; 3 great nieces: Madison Lawrence, Morgan (Bo) Wright, and MacKenzie Lawrence; and a great great niece, Campbell Rae Wright; The family will receive friends at Moss Service Funeral Home on Sunday, August 11, 2019 from 12:00 noon until the Funeral Service which will begin at 2:00 PM. Tommy Graves, James Fields and Carlos Wilhite will be officiating. Interment will follow at Spring Hill Cemetery. The family would like to give a special thanks to Southern Care New Beacon Hospice. Please visit mossservicefh.com to leave condolences for the family. Moss Service Funeral Home Directing.


  • Betty Campbell Swann, Wife of 62 years
  • Phyllis Holcombe, Sister
  • Gerald (Nan) Swann, Brother
  • Shirley Peak, Sister-In-Law
  • Faye Weeks, Sister-In-Law
  • Jamie (Connie) Lawrence, Special Son
  • Madison Lawrence, Morgan (Bo) Wright and MacKenzie Lawrence, Great Nieces
  • Campbell Rae Wright, Great Great Niece
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  • Hazel (Willie) Veigl, Sister (deceased)
  • Gladys (Johnny) Graveman, Sister (deceased)
  • Wilmer Swann, Brother (deceased)
  • Wayne Holcombe, Dureal Peak, and Bobby Weeks, Brothers-In-Law (deceased)
  • Freda Campbell, Mother-In-Law (deceased)
  • Haywood Campbell, Father-In-Law (deceased)

  • Jimmy Plott
  • Ross Campbell
  • Meno Yoder
  • Jerry Goodwin
  • Gary Rodger
  • Gene Rusk
  • Buel Rusk


  • Visitation Sunday, August 11, 2019
  • Funeral Service Sunday, August 11, 2019
  • Interment Sunday, August 11, 2019


Avel Hamilton Swann

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Melissa Messersmith

August 22, 2019

Picture of Uncle Avel and I at Grandma Swann's house sometime in the 1980s . He was always teasing us and we always enjoyed seeing him.

Phyllis Holcombe

August 20, 2019

Remembering my brother, his fun loving personality, and his generous nature. We will always miss him. RIP Avel