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Kimberly Pullen

August 13, 1960 — July 15, 2023

Kimberly Lee Pullen, 62, of Leeds, Alabama died Saturday, July 15, 2023 at the Princeton Baptist Medical Center in Birmingham, Alabama.

A Celebration of Life gathering, and visitation will be held on Wednesday, July 19th

at the Jefferson Memorial Funeral Home in Trussville, Alabama from 5:00pm-7pm.

Mass of Christian burial will be led by Father Patrick Ameldeka at the Holy Spirit Catholic Church in Creston, Iowa, followed by burial with place and time forthcoming. Memorials are kindly made to the family, with online condolences made at

Kimberly Lee (Davenport) Pullen, daughter of Merrill Lee Davenport and Shirley Ann (Dix) Davenport was born August 13, 1960, in Greenfield, Iowa. Kim was her name to most people who knew her, attended Creston High School where she graduated with the class of 1979. After graduation, Kim attended college at Southwestern Community College and continued her education in Lansing, Michigan.

On April 26, 1980 Kimberly was united in marriage to Gregory Allen Pullen at the Holy Spirit Catholic Church in Creston. They welcomed their first son, Travis in 1982. While living in Creston, Kim worked for Jane Brown for nine years until relocating with her family to Michigan in 1988.

While living in Michigan, Kim and Greg welcomed a daughter, Sheena in 1989. Kim worked at the Livingston Medical Center business office as well as Citizen Insurance. In 1997, Kimberly and her family relocated to Alabama to pursue new opportunities and make their home in the Birmingham area. As the kids grew and became involved in sports Kim found herself at the baseball and softball fields watching Travis and Sheena. It was enjoyment for everyone and Greg even got involved in some coaching. Kim enjoyed being able to catch up on the goings on with friends via Facebook. While working in Alabama, Kim got pleasure in assisting her elderly customers at her workplace. They enjoyed college football games. Kimberly enjoyed cooking and made a mean cherry cheesecake according to Greg.

Kimberly is survived by her husband, Gregory Pullen of Leeds, Alabama; her mother, Shirley Davenport of Creston, Iowa; mother and father-in-law, Angela and Duane Pullen of Waukee; her children, Travis (Lacy) Pullen and Sheena (Trent) Jones; brother and sister-in-law, Rich and Jackie Pullen; a sister Karin (Tom) Freml of Creston, Iowa; several nieces and nephews, Hilaree Freml; Meagan Freml; Jared (Heather) Freml; Jackson Freml; Joel (Jennifer) Pullen, Charlie Pullen; Jeff (Lisa) Pullen; and her three grandchildren, Kyleigh Ann Self, Kylie Rae Jones, and Tristan Jones.

Kimberly was preceded in death by her father, Merrill Davenport, her grandparents, Hubert and Fern Dix, Alvin and Margaret Davenport, Curly and Alice Pullen, a son Trent Pullen and daughter Callie.

Kimberly, my little sister, who was such a trooper in this life battling almost from the start diabetes.......You are missed already and very loved......until we meet again. Karin

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Wednesday, July 19, 2023

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