Rest in Peace, Miriam.
  • 83 years old
  • Born on July 31, 1930 in Athens, Alabama, United States.
  • Passed away on October 5, 2013 in Falkville, Alabama, United States.

This memorial website was created in the memory of , Miriam Schlicht, 83, born on July 31, 1930 and passed away on October 5, 2013.

Posted by Nancy Murdock on 5th October 2014
Miriam would come over to visit my mom for a drink. I remember her throaty laugh, and the marvelous green dress that zipped up the front. Truth be told, I was a little in awe of her. Even at a tender age, I could tell she tackled the world on her terms.
Posted by Lisa Ericson on 31st July 2014
Miriam (the older sister of Priscilla with whom I had become friendly), welcomed me into her home with a warm smile and a sense of humor atypical for the other mothers I met in town at the time. I am left with the sense of having missed the opportunity to know a sharp, strong woman who fought to keep that twinkle in her eye and succeeded. You are remembered fondly, Miriam ...
Posted by Sharon Nader on 11th January 2014
She was my mother, Earline Greer Harrell's first cousin. What a lively woman she was. Educated, gracious when needed but not unnecessarily so! Smart as a whip! We spent some time together in Alabama and she livened things up down here! Peter, I hope you read this! I remember you and your cousin Nafseka well! Much love and prayers! God bless!
Posted by Peter Schlicht on 17th October 2013
The best of Mom was when she would take me for drives through Country and point out place's and there history. She always made history fun! Pick a political topic with this women, you better have facts straight.
Posted by Abby Weisgard on 10th October 2013
I remember Miriam as mom to all three of you - keeping an eye on us when we swam in your pool. But "moms" were moms when we were children - we seldom thought about what went on in THEIR hearts - self centered as children often are! Luckily, Per and I got to know Miriam later in life and I remember good lunch, drinks, conversation and humor.
Posted by S Malone on 9th October 2013
Just remember Miriam in my mom's kitchen at "the barn," her tremendous presence, loud voice and rollicking laugh, and my mother's enjoyment of her as a friend. Our moms are both gone now...
Posted by Kristin Bliss on 9th October 2013
"Miriam was a working mom at a time when that was not the norm,. Young women today don't know about the battles that were fought by their grandmothers" from Sara Miller via Facebook
Posted by Jean Dunn on 8th October 2013
I sat across the desk from Miriam for almost 15 years at Voices. She was outrageously opinionated but we shared the same opinions and got along fine. She was funny, hard working, generous, and didn't suffer fools gladly. There was never a dull moment with Miriam around. She was older than the rest of us but had the best legs in the office! Irrepressible, irreplaceable. She was a corker. xo
Posted by Kristin Bliss on 8th October 2013
An avid reader, a writer, an editor, and lover of politics. She was a force to be reckoned with. I realize now, how little I knew of her outside her role as "Mom," and hope to read others stories and anecdotes about her here. R.I.P. Mum.
Posted by Carol Parten on 8th October 2013
My oldest sister.She would walk into a room full of teapartiers and shoutVOTE FOR OBAMA!!!I was proud of her politics. She would nerver stand down from her beliefs. her last few years were very tough. we loved her because of many things and in spite of many things. rest in peace. your troubles are over. Love,Carol

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