December 21, 1941 - July 19, 2020
Mary Ruth Fretwell Majors, age 78 of McCalla, AL, passed away peacefully into the arms of her Lord and Savior early Sunday morning, July 19, 2020. She was born on December 21, 1941 in Marion, AL. Mary Ruth was an honor graduate of Perry County High School where she served as Student Body President. She also attended UAB. She was a faithful wife, loving mother and caring grandmother. She was the wife of a minister for 57 years and stood by her husband as he served at numerous churches around the Birmingham metropolitan area. She worked at Liberty National for 38 years where she served as the Cash Manager. She was a brain cancer survivor of 23 years. She never met a stranger and had a funny, witty sense of humor even as her health faded in the last couple of years. She was loved and respected by everyone she met. She will be dearly missed by all those who loved her. She was preceded in death by her parents, Stan and Lois Fretwell of Marion, AL, brother, John Fretwell and a very special niece she raised like a daughter, Rita Purvis. She is survived by her husband, Rev. George (Buddy) Majors, Sr., sons Lee (Yolanda) Majors and Greg (Julie) Majors, grandchildren Amanda (Stephen) Brown, Brittany (Jacob) Irvin, Madison Majors and Jake Majors, sisters Shirley (TJ) Hill, Nettie (Gary) Mayatt, Barbara Hale and Margaret (Wayne) Renfroe, and brother Bill (Diane) Fretwell along with a host of nieces and nephews. Rev. Herman Pair and Rev. Estil Riddle will be officiating. Visitation will be at 10:00am Tuesday, July 21, 2020 at the McCalla Funeral Home. Services will follow at 11:00am. Burial immediately following will be at Currie-Jefferson Memorial Gardens in Hoover. In lieu of flowers, please consider making a donation to Sandusky First Baptist Church, 1125 Haven Drive, Birmingham, AL 35214. Jefferson County ordinance requires mask to be worn when entering the facility.
Mary Ruth Fretwell Majors, age 78 of McCalla, AL, passed away peacefully into the arms of her Lord and Savior early Sunday morning, July 19, 2020. She was born on December 21, 1941 in Marion, AL. Mary Ruth was an honor graduate of Perry County... View Obituary & Service Information
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