2007-06-14 / Obituaries


Richard Joe Ingram, 70 of Thomasville, died Sunday, June 10, 2007 at Southwest Alabama Medical Center in Thomasville. He was born June 26, 1936, in Bashi. He was the owner of Ingram Pulpwood. He was a member of Thomasville Baptist Church and former member of the Thomasville

Volunteer Fire Department and the

Thomasville Rescue

Squad. He was active duty with the National Guard in 1961.

Survivors include his wife, Shirley Slade Ingram of Thomasville; one son Greg Ingram of Millers Ferry; one daughter Sabrina Ingram Andrews of Thomasville; one brother, Bill Ingram of Thomasville and one sister, Patsy Dixon of Thomasville.

Funeral services were held June 12, 2007, at Thomasville Baptist Church with Dr. James Best, Rev. Mark Lambert and Rev. Scott Armstrong officiating. Burial was in the Evergreen Memorial Gardens in Thomasville.

Pallbearers were Lance Ingram, Joe Lewis, Wayne Phillips, Joey Harrison, David Fuller and Adam Gunter. Honorary Pallbearers were Bobby Ingram, Johnny Ingram, Floyd Harper, Max Joiner, Tommy Joiner, Winston Stringer, Jinks Singleton, Harold Gunter, John Wayne Overstreet, Gary Cockerham, Herron DeLoach, Al Springfield, Ed Davidson, Gerald Champion, Perry Andrews, Charles Hamilton, Norman Loper, Bart Furrow and all US Armed Forces, National Gurad Units, the VFW and the American Legion Posts.

In Lieu of flowers the family request that donations be made to help senior citizens with spiritual, physical and financial needs.

O'Bryant Chapel Funeral Home of Thomasville directed.

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