|Birth: ||Dec. 28, 1929|
|Death: ||Jun. 28, 2009|
WIFE OF WILLIAM, ALONZO
COL US ARMY
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ALONZO, Margaret Lightsey, of Florence, died June 28, 2009, in Florence. She was 79.
Mrs. Alonzo was born Dec. 28,1929, in Centreville, to John and Annie Mae Lightsey. She was married to William Alonzo for 57 years. She was formerly of Montgomery, before recently moving to Florence. She was a graduate of Alabama College, State College for Women in Montevallo, where she majored in home economics. She taught school for 23 years. She enjoyed her time as a Cub Scout leader and loved to bake, sew, make quilts and read. She was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother, who will be greatly missed by her family.
Interment was at the Alabama National Cemetery in Montevallo on July 1, 2009, with Chaplain Doyle Roberson officiating at the Committal Service.
Donations may be made in her honor to the Parkinson's Association of Alabama, P.O. Box 590146, Birmingham, AL 35259, or to your favorite charity.
Mrs. Alonzo was preceded in death by her parents, John and Annie Mae Lightsey; and brother, Joe Lightsey.
She is survived by her husband, Col. William Alonzo; children, Peggy Alonzo Hoekenga (Lt. Col. Paul), Florence, Maj. Chip Alonzo(Linda), Wetumpka, and Nancy Alonzo Vaughn (Mike),Montgomery; sisters, Louise Lightsey Nichols, Nettie Lightsey Stacy and Mary Alice Lightsey Hicks, all of Centreville; brother, Jack Lightsey, Centreville; grandchildren, Crystal Alonzo Moore (Mike),Chancellor, Kimberly Alonzo Lloyd (Chris), Montgomery, Elizabeth Hoekenga, Florence, Will Hoekenga, Florence, Leila Ruth Vaughn, Montgomery; and five great-grandchildren.
The family wishes to express a special thanks to the staff at Southridge Place Assisted Living Facility, Wiregrass Hospice and Dr. Kenneth Kiser.
Alabama Heritage Directing Funeral Home: ALABAMA HERITAGE
Publication Date: 07/02/2009 - Montgomery Advertiser
John Edward Lightsey (1899 - 1984)
Annie Mae Faulk Lightsey (1900 - 1995)
Margaret Vance Lightsey Alonzo (1929 - 2009)
John Edward Lightsey (1941 - 1941)*
Alabama National Cemetery
Plot: Section 8 Site 1051
Created by: T Burt
Record added: Aug 14, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 40667069
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