HACKLEBURG, AL – Cathy Thorn Vickery, 70, transitioned to her heavenly home on Monday, February 22, 2021 at her residence. She was born in the Burnout Community to William E. “W.E.” and Oniece Lindley Thorn. She was an educator for 26 years at Hackleburg High School where she impacted countless lives throughout the years. She was a member of First Missionary Baptist Church in Hodges, AL where she served as the organist for 50 years as well as in any area she saw an opportunity. She was the truest example of a servant’s heart.
Funeral services will be Thursday, February 25, 1 p.m. at First Missionary Baptist Church in Hodges, AL with Bro. Marty Guidry, Bro. Danny Carter and Bro. Carl McHenry officiating. Burial will be in Mt. Olive Cemetery in Hodges, AL. Social distancing and masks are required.
She is survived by her husband of 52 years, Larry Vickery; two daughters, Magen Alsup (Brad) and Kayla Odom (Patrick); five grandchildren, Hannah Grace and Will Alsup and Parker, Collins and Callie Odom; sister-in-law-Judy Thorn and several nieces, nephews and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents; an infant daughter, Lorrie Ella Vickery and her brother, Donald Thorn.
Pallbearers and honorary pallbearers, Tim Frederick, Larry Upton, Brandon Quinn, Jason Hindman, Kevin Burchfield, Alex Guidry, Thurl Engle, Roy Walls, Ron Coats, Arthur Hardin and Clint Frederick.
Visitation will be Thursday, February 25, 11-1 at First Missionary Baptist Church in Hodges, AL.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be made to the Honduras Children’s Fund, c/o First Missionary Baptist Church, 787 Hwy 172, Hodges, AL 35571.