James L. Creel, age 78, of Brierfield, Alabama passed away on May 14, 2020. James is survived by his loving wife of 57 years, Patsy Creel, daughters; Larissa Benton, Michelle Kyzer (Steve), Pamela Collum and Patti Loyd (JT), sister; Stella Tryon (Raymond). 9 grandchildren & 9 great-grandchildren. James is preceded in death by his parents, Frances Creel & Rowe Creel; brothers, Jack Creel & John Creel. Services for James will be Sunday, May 17, 2020 at Ashby Baptist Church. Visitation will be held from 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. with a service to follow. Burial will be in Ashby Baptist Church Cemetery. Brother Shannon Allen will be officiating service. Entrusted to Charter Funeral Home.