ForeverMissed
Public viewing: Wednesday, August 4, 2021, 12 p.m. to 4 p.m., W.E. Lusain Funeral Chapel, 249 6th Ave SW, Birmingham, AL 35211. 

Service: Thursday, August 5, 2021, 11 a.m., Momentum Victorious Church, 7921 5th Avenue South, Birmingham, AL 35206. Interment to follow at Alabama National Cemetery, Montevallo, AL. 

Professional services entrusted to W. E. Lusain Funeral Home and Crematory of Birmingham, AL.
Posted by Morgan Strode on August 5, 2021
My deepest sympathy to the family of Sgt. Singletary. Mrs. Phyllis I have never met you but I feel like I know you. Sarge would talk about you and Charles Jr. All the time. The love he had for his family was truly something to admire. I can't imagine what you feel but I pray the good memories and the love yall shared will help you though. Sarge talked me out of trouble many of times and my only prayer is he knew how much love and respect he has from many. I am so sorry for your loss, may God give you peace and comfort through this time.
Posted by Tony Avendorph on August 5, 2021
I am devastated to hear of the passing of my friend Charles Singletary, a good man. I met Charles many years ago when I was a police officer and after my retirement when I came to Birmingham to train Police officers. We hit it off immediately and shared a lot in common. He would always make sure I was taken care of, and on a few occasions went out with him to view areas I was training about to get a feel for the affected communities. My sincere condolences to the Singletary family. May my friend rest in peace.
Posted by Marie Glasco-Maisonet on August 4, 2021
My condolences to the Singletary family during this major loss. My sincerest prayers for peace and understanding during this difficult time. Charles was more than a brother in law to me, he was my brother. I've known him almost as long as I've known my sister Phyllis. They've been married most of my life. He was always cheerful, concerned, caring and funny. He had a way of making you smile. He was encouraging as well as an example of what a honest, hardworking, husband and father should look like. I always admired how he took care of my sister and nephew. To know him, was to love him, I'm so sure he left an impression with everyone he met. Although this is a hard pill to swallow, I know he's in a much better place, even if we think it's no better place than here with us. Big Charles will surely be missed, but never forgotten, he left a huge imprint in this world. Rest on my brother, your work here is done, and it was done well. Love your little sister, Marie
Posted by Della J on August 4, 2021
Hello family!!. I'm so sorry to hear about the sadness of losing a treasured member of our family. Please find some peace in knowing Charlie walked into the lovinhg arms of those gone before him. They will watch over all of us until we meet again and Lord Have Mercy will there be a HEAVENLY CELEBRATION!! All of you have my heart, prayers and LOVE as you carefully navigate through the coming days and return home safely, love Dell
Posted by MICHAEL REYNOLDS on August 4, 2021
My Prayers are with my Cousin Phyllis and Charles Jr. Big Charles will be miss by many. I wish I could take away your heavy hearts. God is with you and will give you the strength you need. Word are of no comfort now, but trust in the One whom you both serve. I love you
(Marilyn Thomas Reynolds)
Posted by Kimmonique Adams on August 4, 2021
My Dear Sister/Friend Phyllis: 

Words cannot express the heartfelt sympathy that I feel. Charles was always a good friend and big brother. I could always count on his honesty and support. I thank both of you for the joy and friendship you have given me over the past 15 years. I want you always to remember that there is a trail of beautiful memories wherever a beautiful soul has been. He left us all with beautiful memories to cherish forever. Love you!
Posted by Annie Henderson on August 3, 2021
Praying for my niece Phyliss and my great nephew. Nothing I can say will ease the pain You have in your heart at this time. It will get better. Wishing you peace as you deal with this horrible loss. Y’all made many memories! You can look at his pictures when you start to miss him. Love y’all and you have my deepest sympathy ❤️
Posted by Kezia Kelly-Ellis on August 3, 2021
My cousin Phyllis and Big Charles are more like a aunt and uncle to me. My most fond memories are coming to Birmingham to visit with my mom and cousin Apple. Also, visiting a couple of days in the summer with my cousins. Its been many many years ago but the love and laugher we shared in those family moments will forever be remembered and dear to my heart. Aunt Phyllis and lil Charles I love ya'll and you are in my thoughts and prayers. REST IN POWER UNCLE CHARLES. JOB WELL DONE
Posted by Pamela Davis on August 3, 2021
To My dear friend Phyllis and Charles Jr. words cannot express how much we will miss Charlie. Such a fun loving and giving person. I thought about how blessed we were to fellowship together, sing on the same choir and break bread together as family. I will always cherish the fact that you two were there to celebrate one of my most important milestones and how you both gave of your selves without a second thought. I will miss how he could make you laugh about old times at the drop of a hat. Hold on God's got you and know that he was loved by all !! Love Ms. Pamela & Gabrielle Davis
Posted by Brenda Waring on August 2, 2021
To my dear friend Phyllis and Charles Jr. Our hearts and prayers are with you. Charlie was a wonderful person, he always knew how to make you smile with his jokes and outgoing personality. He will be missed, our prayers is that you will find comfort and peace through Christ who alone will give us the strength and who bears all our sorrows. We love you and will continually pray for you in this difficult time. Elder Phillip and Brenda Waring

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Posted by Morgan Strode on August 5, 2021
My deepest sympathy to the family of Sgt. Singletary. Mrs. Phyllis I have never met you but I feel like I know you. Sarge would talk about you and Charles Jr. All the time. The love he had for his family was truly something to admire. I can't imagine what you feel but I pray the good memories and the love yall shared will help you though. Sarge talked me out of trouble many of times and my only prayer is he knew how much love and respect he has from many. I am so sorry for your loss, may God give you peace and comfort through this time.
Posted by Tony Avendorph on August 5, 2021
I am devastated to hear of the passing of my friend Charles Singletary, a good man. I met Charles many years ago when I was a police officer and after my retirement when I came to Birmingham to train Police officers. We hit it off immediately and shared a lot in common. He would always make sure I was taken care of, and on a few occasions went out with him to view areas I was training about to get a feel for the affected communities. My sincere condolences to the Singletary family. May my friend rest in peace.
Posted by Marie Glasco-Maisonet on August 4, 2021
My condolences to the Singletary family during this major loss. My sincerest prayers for peace and understanding during this difficult time. Charles was more than a brother in law to me, he was my brother. I've known him almost as long as I've known my sister Phyllis. They've been married most of my life. He was always cheerful, concerned, caring and funny. He had a way of making you smile. He was encouraging as well as an example of what a honest, hardworking, husband and father should look like. I always admired how he took care of my sister and nephew. To know him, was to love him, I'm so sure he left an impression with everyone he met. Although this is a hard pill to swallow, I know he's in a much better place, even if we think it's no better place than here with us. Big Charles will surely be missed, but never forgotten, he left a huge imprint in this world. Rest on my brother, your work here is done, and it was done well. Love your little sister, Marie
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Shared by Marsha Crawford on August 3, 2021
Birmingham Citizen's Police Academy Alumni will truly miss our seargent. He was so kind to the Citizens of Birmingham and he will be remembered in our hearts through his training and teachings. A true soldier who served his community, country and family.
Sincerely,
Spc. Marsha Crawford 
BCPAAA