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James Nelton Maples
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Obituary for James Nelton Maples

August 13, 1931 - September 11, 2018

James Nelton Maples, 87, of New Hope, passed away Tuesday.

He was preceded in death by parents: Edward Curtis and Laura Mae Blackburn Maples, siblings: Banna Leon Maples, Lela Maples Ray, Emmett Lone Maples, Edward Wilburn "Bill" Maples, Gaynell Maples Sisco, Rebecca Maples Dowdy.

Surviving are wife: Joyce Cowan Maples, kids: James Danny Maples (Mary Ann), Joy Maples McCary (Danny), Thomas Keith Maples (Susan Spano), Marsha Maples McCard (Shane), grandchildren: Christy Maples Whitehead, Astasha Stewart Baker, Tamera Stewart Wilbourne, Douglas E. Stewart, Jr., Michael McCrary, Brent McCrary, Casey Nelton Maples, Tobias Ian Maples, Micah Eli Maples, Jeremy Ethan Maples, Blake McCard, Ashley McCard, sixteen great grandchildren, and five great, great grandchildren.

Visitation will be Friday 12:00 PM to 3:00 PM at New Hope Funeral Home. Services will follow Friday at 3:00 PM with Rev. Jerry Meeks and Shane Baker officiating.

Interment will be in the Byrd Cemetery.

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12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
New Hope Funeral Home

2500 Oak Grove Road
New Hope, AL 35760

Funeral Ceremony




3:00 PM
New Hope Funeral Home Chapel

2500 Oak Grove Rd.
New Hope, AL 35760





4:00 PM
Byrd Cemetery

201 Richard Brannum Cir.
Owens Cross Roads, AL 35763


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