Janice Marie Irvin
Janice Marie Irvin, 71, of Fosters passed away on Saturday, October 1, 2022. Janice was born July 24, 1951. A visitation was held Tuesday, October 4, 2022, at Memory Chapel Funeral Home, 2200 Skyland Blvd. E., Tuscaloosa, followed by a funeral service at 2 p.m. Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.MemoryChapelFuneralHome.com for the Irvin family.
Berta Lou Middlebrooks
Berta Lou Middlebrooks, 92, of Marion went to her eternal home on September 30, 2022. She was born on October 25, 1929, in Alabama to Gertrude George and Marshal Edwards. She was a city clerk for the city of Marion.
She was preceded in death by her parents; and her husband, Quinton Middlebrooks.
She is survived by her son, Quinton Gains Middlebrooks, Jr.
Visitation was held Tuesday, October 4, 2022, at Kirk Funeral Homes, Marion. A graveside followed at 11:30 a.m. at Marion Cemetery with Rev. John Nicholson officiating and Kirk Funeral Homes, Marion Chapel, directing.
Pallbearers were David Saunders, Frank Collins, Joe Farmer, Robert Earl Branton, and Doug Vance. Honorary pallbearer is Robert Earl Marcus.
Teresa Anna Snipes Patton
Teresa Anna Snipes Patton, 77, of Duncanville, passed away on Wednesday, September 28, 2022. Teresa was born May 8, 1945. A visitation for Teresa will be held Wednesday, October 5, 2022, from 1-2 p.m. at Memory Chapel Funeral Home, 2200 Skyland Blvd. E., Tuscaloosa. A celebration of life will occur Wednesday, October 5, 2022, at 2 p.m., 2200 Skyland Blvd. E., Tuscaloosa. A committal service will occur Wednesday, October 5, 2022, at Memory Hill Gardens, Tuscaloosa. Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.MemoryChapelFuneralHome.com for the Patton family.
Martha “Lucille” Thomas
Martha “Lucille” Thomas, 75, of Greensboro, passed away September 28, 2022 at Hale County Hospital. Services were 11 a.m. Saturday, October 1, 2022, at Antioch Baptist Church with Bro. Arthur Thomas officiating. Burial followed in the adjoining church cemetery with Magnolia Chapel South directing. Visitation was one hour prior to services at the church.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Andrew and Viola Reynolds; brothers, Walter, William, and Andrew Reynolds; sister, Elizabeth Reynolds; and grandson, Timothy Drummond.
Survivors include her husband of 56 years, Paul W. Thomas, Sr.; daughter, Tanya Thomas; sons, Paul W. Thomas, Jr. and Terry F. Thomas; sisters, Joyce Gray (Bryant) and Rebecka Redd; grandchildren, Louise A. Hill and Brittney D. Drummond; great-granddaughter, Emma Grace Hill; nieces and nephews, great nieces and nephews and a host of other relatives.
Lucille was born on October 20, 1946 in Greene County, Ala. She grew up there and later moved to Greensboro where she married Paul Thomas, Sr. They were married for 56 years. She worked as a seamstress for 45 years. She enjoyed spending time with friends and family and spoiling her grandchildren. Lucille was known in Hale County for her sour cream pound cake. She also enjoyed cooking, painting, crafting, and gardening. She was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother and she will be deeply missed by all.
Pallbearers were Jon Thomas, Wayne Etheredge, William Gray, Brian Seale, Jorge Piedra, and Jamie Thomas. Honorary pallbearers are Sueko Hutchins, Elaine Johnson, Charlotte Porter, Patricia Cork, Sam White, Wilbert Johnson, Sharon Vail, Arthur and JoAnn Thomas, John Ryan, Homemakers Club of Greensboro, and Antioch Baptist WMU. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to the Antioch Baptist Church Cemetery Fund, American Heart Assoc., or the National Cancer Institute.