Vivian Irene Mackey Pace

Published 12:02 am Saturday, August 21, 2010

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Vivian Irene Mackey Pace, age 79, passed away on Aug. 19, 2010, in Fayetteville, Ga. She was born in Vicksburg to John and Ethel Mackey. She moved to Birmingham in 1969.

She was very active in the Hoover New Horizons Club and was a founding member of The Songbirds. While in Birmingham, she and her husband were members of Briarwood Presbyterian Church.

Mrs. Pace was preceded in death by her husband, James I. Pace Sr.; two sisters; and four brothers.

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She is survived by her sons, James I. Pace Jr. (Mary) of Peachtree City, Ga., and David Pace of Edwards; daughter, Cindy Sterley (Dean) of Sanatoga, Pa.; grandchildren, Kimberly Ann Pace of Nairobi, Kenya, James I. Pace III (Kelli) of Senoia, Ga., and Jason Wilson Pace (Ashley) of Sharpsburg, Ga.; great-grandchildren, Canaan, Caleb, Elisha and Elijah Pace; sisters, Rosabell Lowery (Otis), Catherine Austin and Tommie Hazzlerigg, all of Vicksburg, and Josephine Perez of New Orleans; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, Aug. 23, 2010, at Ridout’s Southern Heritage. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service.

The family requests memorial donations be made to Brackenhurst Ministries, 900 Westpark Drive, Ste. 300, Peachtree City, GA 30269.

Services are under the direction of Ridout’s Southern Heritage, 475 Cahaba Valley Road, Pelham, AL 35124 205-988-3511.