Marie P. Galliher of Opelika, Alabama, was born to the late Thurman and Wilma Durden Pemberton in Tallassee, Alabama, on Feb. 16, 1941, and passed away at Bethany House on Sept. 26, 2021, surrounded by her loving children. She was 80 years old.

Marie was retired from East Alabama Medical Center and was a faithful member of Providence Baptist Church. She deeply loved her Lord and family. Marie enjoyed “Sister Trips,” Auburn football and Facebook.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Fred Galliher; brothers, James Pemberton and Charles Earl Pemberton; son-in-law, Bill Conner.

Marie is survived by her children, Melissa (Wayne) Claunch, Buster (Marie) Webster, Lori Conner, and Kris (Barbara) Webster; grandchildren, Robert Webster, Brianna (Jon) Thompson, Dusty Adair, Sarah (Logan) Kimbrell, Kristina (Robert) Skeen and Johnathon Webster; nine great grandchildren; sisters, Joyce (Doug) Cole, Joan (JW) Woodall, Wayne (John) Burton, and Janice “Prudy” (Kenneth) Brown; brothers, Stanley (Rita) Pemberton, Bennie Frank (Lenora) Pemberton, and John David (Donna) Pemberton, sister-in-law Bernella Pemberton, as well as a host of nieces and nephews.

Visitation was held on Sept. 30, 2021, in the Parlor at Frederick-Dean Funeral Home from 5 to 7 p.m.

The funeral service was held at Providence Baptist Church West Campus Friday, Oct. 1, 2021, at 11 a.m. with Dr. Rusty Sowell officiating. Interment followed at Providence Baptist Church Cemetery.

Donations may be made to the Providence Baptist Church Children’s Ministry.


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