2010-03-11 / Obituaries


Daisye Oswald Courtney, 91, of Northport died Feb. 16, 2010 at Hospice of West Alabama.

She was a native of Jackson. She was a member of Five Points Baptist Church in Northport.

Survivors include one son, Glenn (Susan) Courtney, Newman, GA; two sisters, Bea Roberts, Tuscaloosa, Eloise E. Gill, Jackson; two grandchildren, Allison (Cal) Tant, Andrew Courtney; and several nephews and nieces.

She was preceded in death by her loving husband, Koss Courtney; a brother, Raymond Oswald; two sisters, Ethel Thomas and Wynona Scrivener.

A graveside service was Feb. 18 at Memory Hill Gardens with Glenn Courtney officiating. Sunset Funeral Home directed.

A memorial service was Feb. 28 at Five Points Baptist Church in Northport. Her life was celebrated and honored by her family and church family in fellowship, words and music. Mrs. Courtney was described as the personification of a Christian - a loving, caring person who put into action her faith in God. She will be remembered for her grace, beauty, inside and out, as a loving mother, sister, aunt and friend as well as a devoted wife whose cakes will not be forgotten.

The family requests that memorials be made to Gideons International or to Five Points Baptist Church’s music program in Northport.

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