Funeral services will be at 3:30 p.m. Saturday, June 21, 2014, at Collier-Butler Chapel for Sammie Lane Allegrezza Boatwright, 79, who passed away Wednesday, June 18, 2014. The Rev. Robert Edwards will officiate. Burial will be at Williams-Southside Memorial Park. Collier-Butler Funeral and Cremation Services is directing.
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Sammie was a joyful and loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She shared her love of Jesus Christ with everyone she met. We will be forever grateful for that. She was a member of First Baptist Church of Rainbow City.
She was preceded in death by her father, Frank Alegrezza; mother, Katreen Allegrezza; son, Jimmy Marquis; brother, Frank Allegrezza Jr.; and nephew, Logan Allegrezza.
She leaves behind her daughter, Marilyn (Wayne) Weems; sons, Michael Marquis and Jerry (Sharon) Marquis; grandchildren, Katie Marquis, Jason (Kerrie) Weems, Brandon (Miranda) Weems, Brock Marquis, Emily Albarran and Amanda Ballard; great-grandchildren, Kelsie, Oliver, Bennie, Emma and Kirsten; special niece, Pam Allegrezza; and special nephew, Daryl Allegrezza.
Special thanks to Riverview Medical Center ICU.
The family will accept friends Saturday from 2 to 3:30 p.m. at the funeral home prior to the service.
Online condolences maybe made at www.collier-butler.com.
Published in The Gadsden Times on June 20, 2014