Deborah Ann (Coley) Echols

September 25, 1964 ~ March 23, 2022 (age 57)


Mrs. Deborah Ann Coley Echols was born September25, 1964 to Mr. Roy Lee Coley and the late Mrs. Mary Elizabeth  McNeal Coley.


Mrs. Echols lived a fulfilling life.  She joined Great Bethel Baptist Church at an early age.


She graduated high school from Benjamin Russell High School.  She attended Mississippi Valley State and while away at college she met and married the late Melvin Jerome Echols.


This union produced her greatest earthly joy, her son, Mario Jamelle Echols.


Deborah gained her heavenly wings on March 23, 2022.


She leaves to cherish her memories: her son, Mario Echols, Her father, Mr. Roy Lee Coley.  Her brother,  Roger Coley, /A grandson, Mario Jamelle Echols, Jr. One special grandson Ja’Kobi Marquis Norris. One granddaughter, Kaydnn Brown. Her life partner, Terrence Marbury. A bonus son Melvin Jerome Murry. Three sister/cousins: Ann Kelly Konowalski, Brenda Moon and Betty Ann Lawson. Brother/Cousin, Sammie Smith (Jessica).  2 aunts: Lavera Kelly and Barbara Williams.  1 uncle, Early B. Coley (Cora). 1 mother-in-law, Illean Echols. 2 brothers-n-law, Bennie Echols and Kenny Echols. Nieces: Latreisha Moon, Vanessa Smith, Gabrielle Coughlin, Enia Moon, Tatum Berry, Mariah Coughlin, Jazmin Lopez, Shaniquia Smith, Taniquia Smith, Keona Smith, Tori Konowalski,  Mason Dillard, Chasity Stove, and Lyric Williams.  Nephews: Jahvon Coley, Elliott Moon Jr., Eric Moon, Andrew Smith, Clarance Baker III, Jartavious Moon. Thomas Kelly, Mark Kelly, Matthew Kelly, David Konowalski, and Dan Konowalski. Three special friends: Jada Belyue, Pam Caffey, and  Jennifer Towns.  A host of other relatives and friends.



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 Service Program


March 28, 2022

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Armour's Memorial Chapel
1465 N. Central Avenue
Alexander City, Alabama 35010

Funeral Service
March 29, 2022

2:00 PM
Great Bethel Missionary Baptist Church
692 Jefferson Street
Alexander City, Alabama 35010

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