Mamie Lou Ahl, 89, passed away Tuesday, November 27, at Pigeon Forge Care and Rehabilitation Center in Pigeon Forge, TN. She was a native of Appling County and a member of Bethesda Baptist Church in Dublin. She was preceded in death by her husband, James F. Ahl; parents, William E. and Lela Carter; four sisters, Zeda Carter, Bea Carter McClain, Molly Carter Holton and Audrey Carter Calloway and three brothers, Staten Carter, Willis Carter and Wade Carter.
Survivors include three daughters, Martha (Carl) Crosby of Blackshear, Ammie (Johnny) Humphries of Danville, and Marilyn (Herb) Heichelbech of Sevierville, TN; a son, Jimmie (Jamie) Ahl of Sulphur, LA; nine grandchildren, Carla (Don) Nipper of Jacksonville, FL, Charles (Mona) Crosby of Waycross, Lamar Humphries of Danville, Angel (Ben) Pennington of Lumberton, TX, Eric (Summerly) Humphries of Cochran, Melinda (Bill) Howell of Pigeon Forge, TN, Chris Kitchens of Seymour, TN, Tim Ahl of Houston, TX and Tyra Ahl of Houston, TX; nine great grandchildren, three step grandchildren; a sister, Inez Hunter of Baxley; several nieces, nephews and other family members also survive.
Visitation was held Friday, November 30, from 6:00-8:00 p.m. at the funeral home.
Graveside funeral services were held Saturday, December 1, at 11:00 a.m. at Carter Cemetery with the Reverend Wayne Williamson officiating and music by Floyd Hunter.
Active Pallbearers were Lamar Humphries, Eric Humphries, Levi Thrift, Charles Crosby, Ryan Crosby, Dylan Crosby and Ben Pennington.
The family would like to give a special thank you to the faculty and staff at Pigeon Forge Care and Rehabilitation Center for the love and special care that was given to Mrs. Ahl.