Rev. Alice Mizell Chancey


Rev. Alice Mizell Chancey, 90, of Folkston passed away April 25 at her daughter’s home in Athens following a lengthy illness. She was born in Waycross to the late James Jeffery Mizell and Laura Lillian Harris Mizell May 16, 1924. She was a homemaker, owned a dry cleaners, and was a pastor. She retired in 2000 after being the pastor of numerous Methodist Churches in the area.

Along with her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband: Marvin J, Chancey; five sisters: Mary Aldridge, Leila Aldridge, Lottie Freeman, Edna Hagin & Daisy Whaley; three brothers: Tom Mizell, Ernest Mizell, & Owen Mizell and a grandson: Johnathon Chancey.

She is survived by her son and his wife: Marvin and Linda Chancey; her daughter and her husband: JoAnn and Jimmy Phillips; a sister: Dorothy Jones; sisters-in-law: Nell Mizell and Polly Chancey; five grandchildren: Tonia (Rick) Wansley, Dawn (Kyle) Scarborough, Caleb (Tasha) Chancey, Mary Alice (Marc) Gallant and Marci Clifford; eight great grandchildren and several nieces, nephews and other relatives.

Funeral services were held Saturday, May 2 at the Folkston United Methodist Church. Rev. Jack Varnell and Rev. Eddie Raul officiated. Burial followed in Sardis Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Homeland United Methodist Church or Folkston United Methodist Church.

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