Mrs. Barbara Wooten Gifford

March 13, 1937 ~ May 5, 2023 (age 86) 86 Years Old

Mrs. Barbara Gifford Obituary

Mrs. Barbara Wooten Gifford, age 86 of Summerville, formerly of Menlo, Georgia passed away Friday, May 5, 2023 at her residence.

Mrs. Gifford was born in Collinsville, Alabama on March 13, 1937, daughter of the late William Arthur Wooten and Ella Faye Henderson Wooten.  She enjoyed the simpler things in life, was a homemaker and was a longtime caregiver to many children in the Menlo area.  In addition to her parents, Mrs. Gifford was preceded in death by her husband, Willard Gifford; sisters, Ardelle (Shack) Morrison, Hazel (Ruzie) Touchstone, Eloise (Ray) Chamlee and Louise (Robert) Boatfield; and a brother, William Arthur (Jamie) Wooten.

Mrs. Gifford is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Karen and Tony Prince; sons and daughters-in-law, Richard and Kim Gifford, Roy and Angie Gifford and David Gifford; 6 grandchildren; 8 grandchildren and a number of nieces, nephews and “adoptive children and grandchildren.”

Graveside and Interment Services for Mrs. Gifford will be held Sunday, May 7, 2023 at 3:30 P.M. (EST) in the Head Springs Cemetery in Valley Head, Alabama with Rev. Barry Brown and Rev. John McGraw officiating.

Pallbearers will be Randall Boatfield, Robert Boatfield, David Matthews, Stephen Kendrick, Bobby Patterson and Richard Chamlee.  Honorary Pallbearers will be the staff of Amedisys Hospice.

Mrs. Gifford will be in state at the Coffman Funeral Home and the family will receive friends Sunday afternoon from 1:00 P.M. – 2:00 P.M.

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May 7, 2023

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Coffman Funeral Home - Petitt Chapel
12855 Highway 27
Summerville, GA 30747-5897

Graveside Service
May 7, 2023

3:30 PM
Head Springs Cemetery
Highway 11
Valley Head, AL 35989


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