Funeral service for Mrs. Maggie Elizabeth Dale Boaz, age 85, of Fayetteville, TN will be conducted on Thursday, September 14, 2017 at 3 PM at Prosperity ARP Church with Bro. Dana Crowell and Bro. Charles Edgar officiating. Burial will follow in Lebanon Cemetery.
Elizabeth, a native of Lincoln County, TN, was born on May 29, 1932 to the late Oscar and Thelma Rowell Dale. She was a member of Prosperity ARP Church, past president of the Ladies Auxillary of American Legion Post #42, an avid bridge player, and a former Redstone Arsenal Commissary cashier. Elizabeth passed away on September 10, 2017 at her residence.
Survivors include her daughters, Mickie Maddox Bigham (Tom), Vickie Whitt Pemberton, and Jamie Boaz Slayton (Matt) all of Fayetteville, TN; son, Darryl Whitt of Fayetteville, TN; grandchildren, Shane Troy, Kristie Bigham McElyea, Shay Bigham Ulrich, Brianne Bigham Towry, Erin Bigham Sutton, McLean Whitt, and McKinley, Eli and Millie Slayton; great-grandchildren, Laurel Troy, Drake and Aidan McElyea, and Mitchell and Maddox Sutton; brother, Calvin Dale (Jeanette) of Brentwood, TN, Allen Dale (Lucille) of Huntsville, AL, and Jimmy Dale (Fran) of Centre, AL; sisters, Mary Ann Dale Wallace (Larry) of Guntersville, AL and Nancy Dale Hopkins (Alex) of Mt. Juliet, TN; and several nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her first husband PFC Mitchell Maddox; husband, James Harold Boaz; son, Dennis Whitt; brothers, Joe and Martin Dale; and sister, Cathy Dale.
Visitation with the family will be held on Wednesday, September 13, 2017, at 5 PM until 8 PM at Higgins Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Prosperity ARP Church at 19 Prosperity Church Rd, Taft, TN 38488, Alzheimer’s Association at P.O. Box 96011, Washington, D.C. 20090-6011 or www.alz.org, or The American Legion, Donation Processing, PO Box 361623, Indianapolis, IN 46236-1626.