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 Daisy Madaris Styles

Daisy Madaris Styles

Birth
Pike County, Alabama, USA
Death 1 Mar 2012 (aged 92)
Georgiana, Butler County, Alabama, USA
Burial Tuscaloosa, Tuscaloosa County, Alabama, USA
Memorial ID 110179048 · View Source
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Daisy M. Styles, age 92, of Tuscaloosa, died Thursday, March 1, 2012, at Georgiana Health & Rehab. Services, will be 11 a.m. Monday, March 5, 2012 at Memory Chapel Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Memory Hill Gardens.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Charles T. Sr. and Mattie L. Madaris; husband, George H. Styles Sr.; brothers, John T. Madaris, Charles T. Madaris Jr., and James E. Madaris; and sisters, Ruth Lawson and Evelyn Gates.

Born in Pike County, Ala., she grew up in a large and loving family. She graduated from Livingston Teacher's College at the age of 19. She began her teaching career in Fairfield, Ala. Following her marriage on May 25, 1940 in Walker County, she and her husband, George, taught at Brookwood High School. In 1948, the family moved to Tuscaloosa and began their teaching careers at Cottondale Elementary, where George served as principal for 30 years. From 1963-1975 she served as an instructor in the School of Education at The University of Alabama, pioneering the field of special education. Following her retirement, she and her husband enjoyed travel, spending time with family, quilting, writing, and gardening. From 1948, they enjoyed a lifelong affiliation with Alberta Baptist Church, serving in many roles.

Honorary pallbearers are former students of Cottondale Elementary.

Published in Tuscaloosa News on March 4, 2012


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  • Created by: Terry Moon
  • Added: 7 May 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 110179048
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Daisy Madaris Styles (13 Dec 1919–1 Mar 2012), Find A Grave Memorial no. 110179048, citing Memory Hill Gardens, Tuscaloosa, Tuscaloosa County, Alabama, USA ; Maintained by Terry Moon (contributor 47622565) .