Eunice Mabel Yarber Pace, 94, of Florence, AL, went home to be with the Lord on March 2, 2020, surrounded by her children. Her life-long faith in the Lord and her loving family sustained and supported her all through the journey of her life.
She is preceded in death by her parents, O.L. & Martha Yarber, her husband of 68 years, J.W. Pace, and her two sisters, Bernell Ledbetter and Elna Shackelford.
Eunice is survived by her children, James S. Pace (Penny) of Birmingham, AL, and Janice Pace Slay (Bob) of Jacksonville, AL.
Grandchildren include Stacey Pace Roberson (John) of Birmingham, AL, James S Pace, Jr. (Emily) of Birmingham, AL , James Slay of Newnan GA, Robert L. Slay, III of Lexington, KY and Ryan Slay of Hamilton, GA.
Great grandchildren are Anna Jane Roberson, Addie Simms Roberson, James S. Pace III, Jacob Howard Pace, & Hannah Elizabeth Pace.
The family would like to thank the nurses, aides, and staff of Kindred Hospice Care for their loving care over the last year of her life.
Special thanks goes to Linda Melton, a Godsend to the Pace family as Eunice’s primary caregiver. Thanks also goes to Mandy Parrish, Becky Sterling, & Jill Sterling for their loving care for Eunice.
In lieu of flowers the family is requesting donations be made to the Building Fund or Mission opportunities for Underwood Baptist Church, Florence, AL
Visitation for Mrs. Pace will be from 12-1 pm on Tuesday, March 3, 2020 at Greenview Funeral Home with interment at 3:30 p.m.,Belmont City Cemetery, Belmont MS, officiated by Rev. Jerry Phillips, Senior Adult Minister, Underwood Baptist Church.
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