Myra Faye Gist

Myra Faye Gist

1941 - 2019

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Myra Faye Gist, 78, of Florence, AL, passed away December 9, 2019. Mrs. Gist was a loving mother and grandmother and a member of the Church of Christ faith.


Faye is survived by:


Sons: Rayford Leon Gist, Jr. (Teresa) & Ronnie Lynn Gist

Daughter: Rejetta Laneice Bowman (Marcus)

Brothers: John Thornton, Jr. & Glenn Thornton

Sister: Renee Thornton

Grandchildren: R.J. Gist (Candace), Mackenzie Scott, Brandy Harville (Neil) and Brittany Gist

(4) Great-grandchildren


She was preceded in death by:


Parents: John Minton Thornton and Alpha Omega Watkins Thornton

Husband: Rayford Leon Gist, Sr.

Brother: Billy Thornton

Sisters: Julie Gooch, Allene Gooch, and Betty Thornton


Visitation will be Wednesday, December 11, 2019 from 5-8:00 P.M. at Greenhill Funeral Home. The funeral service will be Thursday in the funeral home chapel at 1:00 P.M. with Malcom Scott officiating. Burial will be in Jessie’s Garden Cemetery.


Pallbearers will be Ronnie Gist, R.J. Gist, Mackenzie Scott, Shelby Scott, Darly Ahonen, and Dennis Stults.


Greenhill Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.


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