SULLIGENT, Ala. — Laura Metcalfe, 103, died Feb. 15, 2021, at her residence. Private family graveside services were at 12:30 p.m. Sunday, at Fairview Cemetery, with David LeSuerur officiating. Visitation was from 11 a.m.-noon Sunday, at Otts Funeral Home. Otts Funeral Home of Sulligent was in charge of arrangements. Mrs. Metcalfe was born Feb 9, 1918, in Sulligent, to the late Jimmy Wallace and Mary Thompson-Wallace. She attended Lamar County Training School and was a member of Roxanna Independent Church of God. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Guy Metcalfe Sr.; children, Guy Metcalfe Jr. and Houston Metcalfe; and seven siblings. She is survived by her children, Willie Guy Metcalfe, Albert Lee Metcalfe, Jimmy Metcalfe, Dimple Hackman all of Sulligent; Barbara Smith of Columbus, Joann Hollis of Guin, Alabama and Carnell Warden of Jackson; 33 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; and great-great-grandchildren.
Appeared in The Commercial Dispatch on February 22, 2021
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