Mrs. Billy Thacker Sitz, 74, of Gadsden, went to be with her Lord on Friday, May 3, 2013. Memorial service will be at 6 p.m. on Tuesday at Word of Life Church in Attalla. Bro. Danny Battles and Bro. Billy Wise will officiate the service. On-site cremation provided by Morgan Funeral Chapel & Crematory.
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Mrs. Sitz was born and raised in Etowah County. A member of Word of Life Church, Mrs. Sitz will be remembered as a true "woman of grace." A loving mother, doting grandmother and great-grandmother, she was a homemaker who took pride in her family and home. Preceding her in death were her husband, Freddie Ray Sitz Sr.; parents, George Thomas and Mattie Lee Thacker; daughter, Rachel Sitz Clem; brothers, Johnny, Jimmy and Benny Thacker; brothers and sisters-in-law, Pearly Thacker, Uncle Bud, Ruth, Lola and Catherine.
Left behind to cherish her memory, daughters, Rena Sitz Wright (husband, Dennis), Renita Jo Sitz Perry (husband, Scott), Regina Sitz Jarrells (husband, Darrin); sons, Freddie Ray Sitz Jr. (wife, Cathy), James Robert Sitz (wife, Ramonda), John Gregory Sitz (Bertha); brothers and sisters, Bobby Thacker, Tommy (Mary) Thacker, Eddie (Sharon) Thacker, Lonnie (Joann) Thacker, Alice Tooney, Rita Carmack (Daniel Wink), Anita (Skip) Quinlavan, Margaret Bingham; son-in-law, Caleb Clem; brothers and sisters-in-law, Jackie Thacker, Anthony Sitz, Marvin (Pat) Sitz, Geraldine Borders, Alice (Jimmy) Vinyard, Amelia (Hoyt) Heflin.
The family wishes to extend their heartfelt thanks to Dr. Kenny Smith and the nurses, doctors and staff at Gadsden Regional Medical Center ICU and SICU floors for their compassionate care.
A reception will be held Tuesday evening following the service at Word of Life. All friends are welcome to attend.
Published in The Gadsden Times on May 5, 2013