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Alma Bea Mize, 94, of Corbin, passed away Saturday, November 25, 2017, at her residence.
She was born on June 5, 1923 in Pulaski County, Kentucky, the daughter of the late William Dow and Mary Margaret Simpson Black. She was united in marriage to Earl Mize, who preceded her in death.
She is survived by three sons, Harvey Richard Mize and wife, Lillian, of Dickson, Tennessee, John William Mize and wife, Gerrie, of London, and James Wesley Mize and wife, Judy, of Georgia, one daughter, Barbara Elaine Davis of Richmond, Kentucky, two sisters, Faye Robinson of Iowa and Edith Champlin of Texas, seven grandchildren and eleven great-grandchildren, her fur babies, Cheri, Baby, V-Li, Z-Ray, and Marilyn and a special friend, Glenna Grubb. She is also preceded in death by five siblings, Alta Sherman, Artha Cheek, Ruth Beckner, Vena Edwards and Clint Black.
She was a homemaker, a gardener and a member of the Lily Missionary Baptist Church, where she was a former President of the Women's Missionary Union. Services were conducted at 2 p.m. Monday, November 27, 2017, at Bowling Funeral Home with Brother Wilmer Evans and Brother Gary Kirby officiating. Burial followed in the Old Union Cemetery in London.
Memorial donations are suggested to Lily Missionary Baptist WMU Fund or the Corbin Senior Citizens Center.
Published on November 28, 2017
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