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Ila Lingo Bristow
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Birth: Jul. 13, 1923
Berrien County
Georgia, USA
Death: May 31, 2011
Houston County
Alabama, USA


COLUMBIA, ALů..Ila Lingo Bristow, a resident of Columbia, Alabama, died late Tuesday morning, May 31, 2011, in the Extendicare Health & Rehabilitation Center in Dothan. She was 87.

Funeral services will be held at 4:00 P.M. Thursday, June 2, 2011, in the First Baptist Church of Columbia with Reverend Randall Johnson and Reverend Robert Strickland officiating. Burial will follow in Gardens of Memory, between Headland and Dothan. Holman-Headland Mortuary is in charge of arrangements. The family will receive friends from 5:00 until 7:00 P.M. Wednesday at the mortuary in Headland. At other times, the family will be at the home of a son, Phil Bristow, 303 Dogwood Avenue, Columbia.

Flowers will be accepted or memorial contributions may be made to the First Baptist Church of Columbia, P.O. Box 267, Columbia, Alabama 36319.

Mrs. Bristow was born in Berrien County, Georgia and reared in Henry County, Alabama, daughter of the late Henry Elige Lingo and Adel Fletcher Lingo. She was a 1942 graduate of Newville High School and also attended Riley Business College. Mrs. Bristow lived in Columbia since 1949 where she and her late husband, Charles Hubert Bristow, formerly owned and operated Bristow's IGA. She was an active member of the First Baptist Church of Columbia. Mrs. Bristow was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Hubert Bristow, two sisters, Hazel Starling and Ruth Hoskins and also three brothers, Robert Lingo, Charlie Lingo and James Lingo.

Surviving relatives include a daughter, Nancy Bristow, Dothan; three sons, Phil Bristow and wife, Sue; Lowell Bristow and wife, Dot, all of Columbia; Rev. Mark Bristow and wife, Debbie, Bainbridge, GA; five grandchildren, Jessica Yance and husband, Jim; Courtney Henderson and husband, Jamie; Tyler Bristow, Caleb Bristow and Bailey Bristow; a great-grandson, Tye Yance; sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law, Toni Lingo, Tallahassee, FL; Peggy Lingo, Dothan; Reba Bristow, Columbus, GA; Hazel Bristow, Fountain, FL; Elbert and Beatrice Bristow, Columbia, AL; Coy and Betty Bristow, Dothan; several nieces and nephews.

Serving as active pallbearers will be her sons and grandsons.

Holman-Headland Mortuary is in charge of arrangements. 334-693-3371.

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  Charles Hubert Bristow (1925 - 1979)*
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Gardens of Memory
Houston County
Alabama, USA
Created by: Don Atwell
Record added: Jun 01, 2011
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Ila <i>Lingo</i> Bristow
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