KINGSTON, TENN.

Betty Alice Human Thompson Saliba, 83, passed away peacefully at the home of her daughter on Monday, Sept. 18, 2017, where she was received to her heavenly home to be forever with the Lord. Mrs. Saliba was born Dec. 6, 1933 in Harriman and was the middle child of 11. She was Baptist and a member of South Harriman Baptist Church during her youth and young adult years; later at Colonial Hills Church in Southaven, where her membership remained. She is preceded in death by parents Maynard and Fannie Clark Human; husbands, Burl Thompson and Elliot Saliba; brothers, Carl Human, Earl Human, Kenneth Human and sisters Mildred Holloway, Marjorie Hawkins, and infant sister Anna Mae Human. She is survived by daughter Regina Ross and son Randy (Stacee) Thompson of Kingston; grandchildren Aaron Ross of Kingston, Ashley (Cory) Holmes of Hernando, Amy (Bailey) Johnson of Ripley, Abby (Stephen) Borden of Goodlettsville, Tenn., Allison (Brad) Williams of Harriman, Larry Thompson of Kingston, David (Misty) Thompson of Harriman, Timothy (Sydney) Thompson of Harriman, Mark (Ashley) Thompson of Kingston and Amanda Thompson of Kingston; 19 great-grandchildren; sisters Mary Burney and Ruby Spakes both of Kingston; sister-in-law, Valeria Human of Chickamauga, Ga.; brothers Maynard (Alice) Human Jr. of Harriman and Bill Human of Rockwood along with a host of nieces and nephews. Many thanks to Tina, Lea, Connie, Julie, and Jeff of Amedisys Hospice for their wonderful, loving care in her last days. We are forever grateful to them. We also appreciate the special bond and care that Sharon Umphrey with Schas provided. Funeral will be at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017 in the Kyker Chapel with Pastor Dale Darley officiating. Burial 2 p.m. Friday CST at Forest Hill Cemetery South in Memphis. The family will receive friends from 5 until 7 p.m. Thursday at the Kyker Funeral Home in Kingston. www.kykerfuneralhomes.com