Funeral services for Lela Carolyn Traylor Daniel, age 87, of Woodland, Alabama, will be held on Sunday, December 31, 2017, at 2 p.m. at Providence Baptist Church with the Rev. David Daniel and Ricky Daniel officiating. Burial will follow in the adjoining cemetery.

The family received friends at the funeral home from 5-8 p.m. on Saturday, December 30, 2017. Mrs. Daniel will lie in the church for one hour prior to services beginning on Sunday.

Mrs. Daniel passed away Friday, December 29, 2017, in Wedowee.

Survivors include three sons, David Daniel (wife, Sandra) of Woodland, Ricky Daniel (wife, Sharon) of Wedowee, and Stephen Daniel of Woodland; one sister, Sara Traylor Drummond of Roanoke; eight grandchildren, Mandy Rollins (Wayne), Jeremy Daniel (Stephanie), Calan Daniel, Addison Daniel (Megan), Lance Daniel (Taylor), Braxton Daniel, Kimberly Daniel (Michael), and Stevee Robinson (Colby); nine great-grandchildren; a host of nieces and nephews; and special caregivers, Charlotte Parker, Karen Turner, Kim Watkins, and Clayton Addison.

Pallbearers will be Jeremy Daniel, Calan Daniel, Addison Daniel, Lance Daniel, Braxton Daniel, and Eli Rollins.

A Randolph County native, Mrs. Daniel was born on January 1, 1930, the daughter of Leon B. and Thelma O. Johnson Traylor. She was a member of Zion Baptist Church, a 1947 graduate of Woodland High School, and was employed in commercial insurance sales.

Mrs. Daniel was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Robert Harlice Daniel; and two brothers, Bennie Traylor and Maxie Traylor.

Memorials may be floral or donations may be made to Alabama Hospice, 1631 Hamrick Drive, Suite E, Oxford, AL 36203. Online condolences may be expressed at

Benefield Funeral Home, Wedowee, Alabama.

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