2008-11-13 / Obituaries


Emma Belle Armistead, 94, of Thomasville died Nov. 9, 2008 at Southwest Alabama Medical Center in Thomasville.

She was born July 28, 1914 in Thomasville. She was a member of Pineview Baptist Church in Thomasville. She was a member of the Southwest Alabama Medical Center Hospital Auxiliary. She was a member of the Garden Club and Worthwhile Club. She was a former cosmetic sales person.

Survivors include her daughter, Audrey Evans, Thomasville; one son, William Cole (Emily) Armistead Jr., Columbiana; one sister, Katherine Gunter, Thomasville; four grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren.

The service was Nov. 11 at 2 p.m. with Dr. James Best officiating. Burial was in the Forest Springs Cemetery in Morvin. O'Bryant Chapel Funeral Home of Thomasville directed.

Memorials may be made to Lone Sheep Ministry (a ministry of grandson William Cole Armistead III), 200 Fern Street, Birmingham, AL 35210.

Active pallbearers were Joe Clayton, Winston Parden, Gene Overstreet, Stephen Ford, Larry Crow and George Overstreet.

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