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In Memory of

Mabel D. Autry

August 31, 1932 - August 7, 2017

Obituary


Mabel Davis Autry, 84 a resident of Saraland, AL, for 65 years, passed away Monday, August 7, 2017, at her residence with her loved ones by her side. She was born in Brownsville, Tuscaloosa County, AL, August 31, 1932.


She loved teaching children at Prichard Christian and Shiloh Christian Schools in Saraland and teaching Sunday school for over 62 years. She enjoyed Christmas baking, camping vacations, and spending time with her family and church family. She was a past member of Prichard First Baptist, Bayou Sara Baptist, and lastly Redemption Church (formerly...

Mabel Davis Autry, 84 a resident of Saraland, AL, for 65 years, passed away Monday, August 7, 2017, at her residence with her loved ones by her side. She was born in Brownsville, Tuscaloosa County, AL, August 31, 1932.


She loved teaching children at Prichard Christian and Shiloh Christian Schools in Saraland and teaching Sunday school for over 62 years. She enjoyed Christmas baking, camping vacations, and spending time with her family and church family. She was a past member of Prichard First Baptist, Bayou Sara Baptist, and lastly Redemption Church (formerly First Baptist North Mobile in Saraland). She was an accomplished seamstress and a 1951 graduate of Murphy High School. Most of all she was a cherished wife and mother where her greatest source of joy and accomplishment were in serving her family and reflecting to them the love of Christ.


She was preceded in death by her husband of over 63 years, E.Q. (Gene) Autry, her parents Bessie Lee Ramsey Davis and James Fletcher Davis, and her brother-in-law Jim Jernigan.


She is survived by and will be greatly missed by her loving and caring family: daughter Pam Autry Lackey (Chuck Lackey) of Canton, GA; son David Autry of Saraland; granddaughter Annie Lackey Garner (Noah) and great-grandchildren Logan, Madison, and Chloe of Fort Rucker, AL; brother Jim Davis of Nevada ; sister Jewel Davis Lorenz of Arizona; sister Sybil Davis Lasker (husband Mark and children Renee, Matt) of Savannah, GA; sister-in-law Elizabeth Autry Jernigan of Saraland; nephew Jay Jernigan (Natalie, Caleb Jernigan) of Saraland; cousins Ann Adair, Margaret Seymour, Patricia Harvey, Nathalee Brooks, and Marilyn Wilson; also many nieces and nephews and friends.


Visitation will be Friday, August 11, 2017, 5-8 p.m. The funeral service will be Saturday, August 12, 2017, 11 a.m. at Radney Funeral Home in Saraland.
Arrangements under the direction of Radney Funeral Home, Saraland, AL.