ATMORE - Allie B. Strength, 86, of Atmore died Tuesday, July 7, 2009 in Mobile.
She was a seamstress, retired from Vanity Fair Mills, born in Okaloosa County, Fla. on June 18, 1923 to the late Dewey and Addie Fuqua King. She attended Brooks Memorial Baptist Church, loved her family, fishing and flowers.
Two brothers, Ivan King and Dewey King Jr. and two sisters, Madelyn Minchew and Jenelle Moye preceded her in death,
Survivors include her husband, Ollie J. Strength; a daughter, Jean Strength, both of Atmore; one brother, Shelby King of Flomaton; one sister, Joyce Braswell and a special sister-in-law, Ethel Strength, both of Atmore and a number of nieces and nephews.
Services were held at 2 p.m. Friday, July 10, 2009 from Johnson-Quimby Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. James Boyd officiating. Interment followed in Oak Hill Cemetery. Family received friends from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. Thursday, July 9, 2009 at Johnson-Quimby Funeral Home.
Active pallbearers were Jed Dukes, Russell Braswell, Don Moye, Tim Ball, Rodney Ball and Tim Strength.