Lillie Hazel (Wallace) Washington

November 20, 1932 ~ December 7, 2023 (age 91) 91 Years Old
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Lillie Washington Obituary

It is with deep sympathy, that we announce the passing of Lillie H. Washington of Attalla, AL, who transitioned on Thursday, December 7, 2023, at the age of 91.  We ask that you keep her family and friends in your thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.  

Ms. Lillie Hazel Washington was born on November 20, 1932, in Dekalb County, Alabama to the late Walter Wallace, Jr. and Ida Mae Powell, but she was raised by her grandparents, Ella Wallace and Walter Wallace, Sr.   She was the third sibling of four.

She confessed Christ at an early age and was educated in the Macon Mississippi school system.  

Lillie was united in Holy Matrimony on May 10, 1952, to John Washington, Sr., and to this union, eight children were born.

After moving to Attalla, Alabama, Lillie united with Mt. Zion Baptist Church also in Attalla.  While a member of Mt. Zion she supervised the Youth Usher Board, sang in the choir, served on the Usher Board, and was a faithful member until her health prevented her from attending.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; sons, John Washington, Jr., and Jerry Washington; grandsons, Jonathan McCloud, Darren Price, and Terry Washington.

Blessed memories will always be cherished by her beloved children, Mary Hand, Norma Regina Jackson, Sabrina (Van) Whiteside, Melvin (Bertha) Washington, Leonard Washington, and Monica Washington; brother, Norman (Janetta) Harkness, a host of grandchildren, great-great grandchildren, great-great-great grandchildren, and the Smith family from Mississippi, the Davison family from Birmingham; four goddaughters, Theresa Rice, Erma Davis, Gwendolyn Barkley, and Doris Broom; special friend and caregiver, Elsie Gibbs.

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December 14, 2023

4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Adams-Buggs Funeral Service ~ Etowah Chapel
401 N. 9th Street
Gadsden, AL 35901

Celebration of Life
December 15, 2023

12:00 PM
Adams-Buggs Funeral Service ~ Etowah Chapel
401 N. 9th Street
Gadsden, AL 35901

Interment following funeral service
December 15, 2023

Rainbow Memorial Gardens
1440 W Grand Avenue
Gadsden, Alabama 35904


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