- 95 years old
- Date of birth: Jan 15, 1916
- Date of passing: Dec 2, 2011
|Let the memory of Annie be with us forever|
Mrs. Annie Bell Simpson, the daughter of the late Harry and Annie Dowdell Sistruck was born January 15, 1916 in Ozark, AL. She departed this life on Friday, December 2, 2011 at the West GA Medical Center, LaGrange, GA
Annie was a Jehovah Witness. She enjoyed fishing, knitting, making quilts, hats and afghans.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Joe Simpson; daughter, Martha Washington; son, Harold Yancy; two step sons, Ben and Joe Simpson, Jr.; granddaughter, Adrienne Stiggers; sisters, Cornelia Knight, Alberta Williams, L.C. Sistruck; four sisters-in-law, Katie Greenwood, Flora Hill, Hannah Heard and Ada Simpson Bord.
She leaves to cherish her precious memories: two Daughters, Joann (Bob) Croom, Jamaica, NY, Jennye (Franklin) Stiggers, Lanett, AL; one son Rufus (Clestine) Yancy, Pensacola, FL; eight grandchildren, Wanda Harper, James Harper, Jr., Darren Harper, Jofreda Washington, Billy Washington, Jr, Candace (Marvin) Cherry, Liane Hope Stiggers, Kristin Stiggers; six great grandchildren, a host of nieces, nephews, one favorite nephew, Mayor Oscar Crawley, cousins and other relatives and friends.
The family may be contacted at the residence of
Mr. Frank and Mrs. Jennye Stiggers, 717 N. Eighth
Professional services provided by M W Lee Mortuary Inc. in West Point GA. http://www.mwleemortuary.com
"I never got to know Annie but my mother Gladys Simpson Heard spoke of her often. I believe she would be my Great Great Aunt. I am trying to learn more about my family roots. Ada Simpson Boyd was my beloved grandmother."
"Darren Harper/grandson wrote at
To My wonderful Grandmother. You will truly be missed. Thank you for so many good years. God Bless and rest in peace."
"Wanda Harper, Annie's grand daughter. lit a candle at
Special moments have come and gone. When you smiled it all seemed right. Don’t worry, now we're all grown. I'll miss your essence morning, noon, and night. You were always strong and always on the go, Mom, now you rest and let God's company be with you ever so"
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