Rachel T. Massengale, 103 of Greensboro, AL went to her eternal home on September 18, 2022. She was born on October 3, 1918 in Hale County, AL to Mary Snipes and Joseph Townsend. She worked as a seamstress at Vanity Fair.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, J.T. Massengale; her daughter, Geneva Massengale; her sisters: Sadie Martin and Annie Townsend; and her brothers: Frank Townsend, Joe Townsend, Jeanie Townsend, Alec Townsend, George Townsend, and Charlie Townsend. She is survived by her daughter, Mary Ann Massengale and her son, William Massengale (Sandi). She is also survived by three grandchildren: Earl Massengale, Freddy Massengale, and Kylee Hoggle; four greatgrandchildren: Maleea Bailey, Mary Lauren Hoggle, Johnathan Hoggle, and Lucas Hoggle; and her great-great-grandson Levi Bailey.
Visitation was held on Wednesday, September 21, 2022 from 10:00 to 11:00 am at the Pleasant Valley Methodist Church in Greensboro, AL. A graveside service followed at the Pleasant Valley Methodist Church Cemetery at 11:00 am with Rev. Jay Seale and Steve Knox officiating and Kirk Funeral Homes, Marion Chapel directing.
Pallbearers were: Earl Massengale, Freddy Massengale, Gene Townsend, Alan Hoggle, Jonathan Hoggle, David Fondren and Darrel Fondren. Honorary pallbearers were: Dr. Larry Skelton and staff; Dr. Ben Lee; Diversified Health- Care and staff; and Capt. Jacob Bailey.
In lieu of flowers, a memorial may be made to Children’s Hospital of Alabama or the Pleasant Valley Cemetery Fund.