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Published: January 25, 2021

Betty Jean Mitchell Thigpen, 90, of Florence, AL, passed away January 23, 2021, at Florence Nursing & Rehabilitation Center.  She was a retired school teacher at Rogers High School and a member of Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church.


Survivors include:

            Son:  Randy K. Thigpen (Jenny)

            Grandchildren: Brandon K. Thigpen, Brian R. Behel, Austin M. Thigpen,

                        Jonathan Rhett Thigpen, Bradley T. Thigpen & Heather B. Thigpen

            Great grandchild:  Calvin Thomas Behel


Preceded in death by:

            Parents: Jimmie O’Neal Mitchell & Virgie Lee King Mitchell

            Husband:  Lonnie Buford Thigpen


Visitation with the family will be on Tuesday, January 26, 2021, from 1:00 – 2:00pm at Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church.  The funeral service will follow at 2:00pm at the church with Jackie Kay officiating.  Burial will be in Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church Cemetery.


Greenhill Funeral Home is in charge of all arrangements.