Saradel “Sally” Chantz Thompson

Published 8:46am Tuesday, February 12, 2013

Saradel “Sally” Chantz Thompson, age 85 of Selma, formerly of Birmingham, Al. died Saturday, February 9, 2013 at Vaughn Regional.

She was a beloved mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She enjoyed spending time with her family and at her church, she was a member of Dallas Avenue Baptist Church.

She is preceded in death by her parents, Phillip Mithell Chantz and Iris Harris Clark.

She is survived by her husband, Gordon G. Thompson; daughters, Linda Brown Nickles (Dock) of Selma, Libby Brown of Manchester, TN., and Fran Brown Moon (Jerry) of Northport, AL; son, Mike Brown of Montgomery, Al; stepdaughter, Joyce (Dean) Carroll of Waterford, MI; grandchildren, Scott Little (Robin), Jeffrey Nickles (Alyson), Jason Nickles (Shelly), Hannah Craze, SSgt. David Craze (Katrina) and Allyson Moon Welch (Ben) of Northport, Al; brother, Phillip Chantz of Oreland, Pa; 12 great-grandchildren, 4 step-grandchildren and 6 step-great grandchildren.

Graveside services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday February 13, 2013 at New Live Oak Cemetery with Rev. James Duke officiating and Lawrence Brown- Service Funeral Home directing. Family will receive friends at funeral home on Tuesday February 12, 2013 from 6-8 p.m.

Pallbearers will be her grandsons.

The family will accept flowers or donations to be made to Dallas Avenue Baptist Church Building Fund.

Please visit to make online condolences to the family.

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