Essie Vanzant Wales
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Essie Vanzant Wales, 96, of Jasper, passed away on Monday, June 18, 2012, at DCH Regional Medical Center in Tuscaloosa.

Visitation will be from 1 to 2 p.m. on Friday, June 22, 2012, at Collins-Burke Funeral Home Parlor prior to services. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. on Friday, June 22, 2012, at Collins-Burke Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow at Walker Memory Gardens. Terry Nethery will officiate.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Lester T. Wales; father, Wesley Vanzant; mother, Dician Busbee Vanzant; brothers, Rayburn Williams (Lora), Wesley Earl Vanzant (Elnora) and Joseph Timothy Vanzant; and sisters, Mecca V. Mann (Archie), Bessie V. Hopson (Lester), Oma Catherine V. Ingle (Andy), Pearl V. Williams (Jack), Camellia “Bill” V. Trotter (Roland) and Camallia “Jack” V. Mackey.

She is survived by her daughter, Barbara Williams of Lindem; grandson, Albert “Buddy” Swindle’ granddaughter-in-law, Debbie Swindle; grandson, Timothy Swindle; granddaughter-in-law, Danielle Swindle; and great-grandsons, Peyton Swindle and Greyson Swindle.

The family wishes to say a special thanks to DCH and Alacare.

Collins-Burke Funeral Home, Jasper; 205-384-5571