Funeral services for Marie Niece, 81, were held September 23 at the Little Colley Old Regular Baptist Church. She died on her birthday, September 19.
Burial was in Niece Cemetery at Colson.
A daughter of the late John and Lucy Gibson Niece, she was preceded in death by four children, Brenda, Jeffrey, Betty and Lawrence.
She was a sister of the late Marie Gibson, Laird Niece, Bradley Niece Will Niece and Zee Collins.
Surviving are six sons, Clarence Holland and wife Libby, Chester Holland and wife Novella, Johnny Honeycutt and wife Tracey, Jack Baker and wife Jenny, Randal Sturgill, and Billy Paul Sturgill; three daughters, Melvina Hensley and husband Billy, Kathy Honeycutt, and Selma Sturgill and husband Thomas; a brother, Joe Niece; three sisters, Effie Maxie, Gaynell Sexton and Bobbie Jean Sturgill; 23 grandchildren and 38 greatgrandchildren.