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Betty Joyce (McGregor) Sockwell

March 7, 1946 ~ July 28, 2023 (age 77) 77 Years Old
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Betty Joyce Sockwell, 77, of Leighton, AL passed away on Friday, July 28, 2023. Visitation will be Wednesday, August 2, 2023 from 12-2 p.m. at Colbert Memorial Chapel with a service to follow at 2 p.m. in the chapel.  Bro. Ted Vafeas, Bro. Charlie James, and Bro. Michael South will be officiating. Burial will be in Colbert Memorial Gardens.

She was a wonderful caregiver, homemaker, and devoted friend. Her grandchildren and great grandchildren were the light of her life.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Curtis Ray Sockwell; parents, M.D. McGregor, Jr. and Louise Jackson (Ruby); brother-in-law’s, Wayne Peebles and Kenneth Sockwell.

She is survived by her sons, Barry Sockwell and Mike Sockwell (Linda); daughter, Allison Campbell (Randy); sisters, Barbara Peebles and Gwen Myers (David); sisters-in-law, Mary Jo Sockwell and Jerri Sockwell (Robert); grandchildren, Alexander Sockwell (Alex), Tate Sockwell (Caroline Bishop), Jordan Fretwell, and Austin Fretwell; great grandchildren, Jaxton Sockwell and Jett Sockwell; numerous nieces and nephews; close family and friends, Tony and Renee South, Ryan and Ashley Keenum and family.

Pallbearers will be Terry Peebles, Allen King, Matthew Myers, Braylon Peebles, Ryan Keenum, Chris Craft, Lee Craft, and Joey Hagan. Honorary pallbearers will be Tony South, Keith Sockwell, Ken Sockwell, and Mark Sockwell.

Special thanks to Crestwood Medical Center MICU Unit for the care given.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Hatton Baptist Church.

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August 2, 2023

12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Colbert Memorial Chapel
700 Hwy 43 South
Tuscumbia, AL 35674

Funeral Service
August 2, 2023

2:00 PM
Colbert Memorial Chapel
700 Hwy 43 South
Tuscumbia, AL 35674


Colbert Memorial Gardens
700 Hwy 43 South
Tuscumbia, AL 35674


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