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Joe Donald Malone

January 22, 1940 — May 2, 2023


Joe Donald Malone


Joe D. Malone, age 83, of Northport, Ala., passed away May 2, 2023 at DCH Regional Medical Center. Graveside services will be 11:00 a.m. Friday, May 5, 2023, at Memory Hill Gardens with Rev. Ben Posey officiating and Magnolia Chapel North directing.


He was preceded in death by his parents, Bura and Ludie Malone; brother, Benny Malone; sisters, Nell Dillard, and Mildred Minton Strickland; and his beloved fur baby, Lucy.


Survivors include his wife, Joanne Malone; daughters, Michelle Koster (Bud) and Monica Mims; son, Mike Jones (Candace); sisters, Mary Dillard, Margie Duckworth, and Brenda Posey; and grandchildren, Mallory Cantrell (Zach), Lauren Harvey (A. J.), Allen Mims (Bethany), Bradley Mims (Jessica), Hayden, Madison, Tyler, Mattyln, Lily Brooke.


Joe was born in Buhl, Ala. on a very cold snowy day. He was the second son and worked his place in between four sisters. He was always able to hold his ground and eventually became the boss of the entire family. He faced many obstacles during his life, but always came out on top and victorious.


Joe always walked closely with the Lord and accepted God’s calling to the ministry. He always leaned on the Lord and was quick to let anyone know that was where his strength came from. He loved deeply and had a natural ability to be a friend on first introduction.


The light of his life was his loving daughters who stood by him so lovingly as he left to go to his heavenly home. His wife Joanne has been his love, companion, friend, and sidekick for the past 36 years.


Pallbearers will be Allen Mims, Bradley Mims, Ricky Malone, Roger Minton, Danny Dillard, Randy Dillard, Todd Dillard, Michael Pritchett, Heath Pritchett, and Jeremy Robertson.


Honorary pallbearers are Barbara Walker, Charles and Wanda Channell, Carl Channell, Sam and Gypsey Strickland, Cornelius Church family, Flatwoods community, Elrod community, Dr. Ann Lewis, Dr. R. Shaker, and the staff of DCH MICU First Floor.


In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Tuscaloosa County Humane Society.

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Graveside Service

Friday, May 5, 2023

11:00am - 12:15 pm (Central time)

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