Elladene Headley Mims

Published 2:11 pm Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Elladene Headley Mims

Elladene Headley Mims, age 92 of Thorsby, began celebrating in her Heavenly home on Tuesday, Nov. 14, after a long battle with Alzheimer’s disease. She was born in Verbena on June 14, 1925.

She was a homemaker and a caregiver for many children.

She is survived by her children, Virginia Church, A.J. II (Carol) Mims, and Robert (Tammy) Mims; son-in-law, Jacob Poore; grandchildren, David (Sarah) Church, Darrell (Tammy) Church, Sherry (Bryan) Maddox, A.J. III (Thu) Mims, Joshua Mims, Jennifer (Joshua) Davis, Katheryn (Curt) Smith, Jaclyn (Nathan) Brockway, and Ashley Mims; 13 great grandchildren; and a brother, Oliver (Olice) Headley.

She is preceded in death by her husband of 66 years, A.J. Mims, Sr.; daughter, Mary Sue Poore; father, Sylvester Headley; mother, Edna Earl Headley; step-mother, Mattie Belle Headley; sisters, Flora Gaylor and Eudora Gaylor; and brothers, Otis Headley, Arnold Headley, Rupert Headley, and James Headley.

Visitation will be held Thursday, Nov. 16 from 5-8 p.m. at Ellison Memorial Funeral Home in Clanton.

Funeral services will be held Friday, Nov. 17 at 11 a.m. from Mt. Carmel Baptist church No. 1 with Rev. Chad Foshee and Rev. Jim Headley officiating. The body will be in state one hour prior to the service at the church. Burial will follow in the Mt. Carmel Baptist No. 1 Cemetery in Thorsby.

Final care and arrangements entrusted to the Ellison Memorial Funeral Home of Clanton, EllisonMemorialFuneralHome.com.