OZARK… Mrs. Barbara Coleman Sistrunk, a resident of Ozark, died late Sunday evening, May 2, 2021 at her home. She was 75.
Homegoing services will be held at 2:00 P.M. Saturday, May 8, 2021 in the Fuqua Bankston Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow in Jerusalem Baptist Church Cemetery, near Clio. The family will receive friends from 6:00 until 8:00 P.M. Friday at the funeral home.
Barbara Jean Sistrunk, daughter of the late Alanzo Coleman Sr, and the late Annie Mae Baxter, was born April 17, 1946 in Louisville, AL. At an early age, she professed her faith in Jesus Christ and joined Salem Baptist Church, where she was a dedicated member for many years. Later in life, she became a member of Westside Church of Christ in Ozark, Alabama.
She was united in holy matrimony to MC Sistrunk on January 16, 1965. The union was blessed with five children. Her husband preceded her in death on November 25, 2012.
Mrs. Sistrunk loved to read her Bible and spend time with her family. Before her health failed, she enjoyed fishing, dancing, shopping, and helping others. She had a carefree spirit and lived her life to the fullest. Those who knew her knew she “did not season her words with salt.” She always told you just what she felt whether you liked it or not. She quietly departed this life on Sunday, May 2, 2021, at home with family by her side.
She preceded by death by her son Willie Earl Coleman, her brothers Alanzo Coleman Jr., Eddie Lee Coleman, and Jimmy Coleman. Her sisters, Lola Davis, Annie Pearl Reynolds, Luevenia Russaw, and Taynisha Robinson (Ella Mearl), daughter-in-law Jeanette Sistrunk.
She is survived by her children Annie Tarver of Houston, Texas, Tony Sistrunk (Nacola) of Clio, Alabama, Rev. Darrion (Annette) Sistrunk of Deatsville, Alabama, Gabriel (Ruth) Sistrunk of Ozark, Alabama, Valerie Sistrunk of Ozark, Alabama. Sisters Ruby (Earl B.) Williams of Ozark, Alabama, Beatrice Anglin of Eufaula, Alabama. Winnie Ford of Rochester, New York, Sarah (James) Glenn of Texasville, Alabama, Helen Glenn of Dothan, Alabama, Gladys Coleman of Rochester, New York, Dorothy (Marvin) Kite of Dothan, Alabama. Sister-in-law Dorothy Coleman of Texasville, Alabama. She also leaves to cherish twenty-five grandchildren and twenty-six great-grandchildren, and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.