Melba Hidle Sizemore

Mrs. Melba Hidle Sizemore of Hartford went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, February 12, 2019 at Southeast Health. She spent her last days surrounded by her loving family. She was 71.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, February 15, 2019 in the chapel of Sorrells Funeral Home in Slocomb with Rev. Jesse Hobbs officiating. Burial will follow in the Slocomb City Cemetery.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Friday beginning at 10:00 a.m. and continuing until service time.

Mrs. Sizemore was born January 25, 1948 in Slocomb, AL. She spent her childhood learning and growing under the guidance of her parents, the late Lee Roy and Ruth Burdeshaw Hidle and her siblings: Rev. David Hidle, Paul Hidle, and Jo Ann Hidle Shipes. At the age of 16 she met the love of her life; Harvey Sizemore and they were wed in December 1964. In the course of their happy marriage, Melba and Harvey had one son, James Sizemore. In Melba’s spare time she enjoyed traveling, baking, various arts and crafts and above all serving the Lord.

In addition to her parents and her siblings, her brother, John Caraway preceded her in death.

Melba will be lovingly remembered by her devoted husband of 54 years, Harvey Sizemore; her son, James Sizemore (April); her grandchildren: Samantha Sizemore (Xavier Fields), Taylor Cook, Tanner Sizemore, Rebekah Gibson (Justin), Mason McIntosh, and Connor McIntosh; her great-grandchildren: Brynlee Gibson and Jaelynn Gibson; sister in laws; nieces, nephews and other extended family and friends.

Sorrells Funeral Home of Slocomb (334) 886-7777, is in charge of arrangements. Because We Care … Is Making A Difference” To sign a guest register, please visit

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