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2012-02-09 / Obituaries


Betty Irene Buckalew, 62, of Thomasville died Saturday, Feb. 4, 2012, at Mobile Infirmary. She was born Oct. 18, 1949 in Grove Hill.

Funeral services were Tuesday, Feb. 7, at O’Bryant Chapel Funeral Home in Thomasville with Rev. James “Skeeter” Parnell officiating. Interment followed at Liberty Baptist Church Cemetery in Thomasville.

She was preceded in death by her parents, J. C. and Dorothy Mae McKinley; brother, Johnny McKinley and granddaughter, Rebecca Dumas.

She is survived by her son, Wayne (Pam) Buckalew of Thomasville; daughter, Amanda (Robert) Dumas of Mobile; two sisters,

Mary Ann (Skeeter) Parnell of Thomasville and Juanita (Jimmy) Martin of Dixons Mills; brother, Mike (Audrey) McKinley of Thomasville and Ervin (Mary) McKinley of Grove Hill; two granddaughters, Kelly Buckalew of Thomasville and Miranda Dumas of Mobile.

Condolences may be offered at www.obryantchapelfh.com.

O’Bryant Chapel Funeral Home in Thomasville directed.

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