Anna Douglas

Sunday, May 20, 2012

MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Anna Mae "Sis" Douglas, 86, of Marble Hill passed away Friday, May 18, 2012, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau.

She was born Jan. 30, 1926, in the Hurricane Fork community, the daughter of the late Rev. Elzie J. and Hattie A. Cook. She and Oda George Edward Douglas were united in marriage Oct. 13, 1945, and he passed away on Nov. 23, 1983.

Sis was a great momma, mamaw and granny to more than just her kids and grandkids that she loved spending time with along with her special sister Mary Susan, we will all miss her lots.

She loved to go to church and Sunday school at the Hurricane Fork General Baptist Church where she was a lifetime member, make a garden and grow flowers. She liked to quilt quilts, put puzzles together and just sit on her front porch and watch the cars go up and down the hill for a pastime.

She loved lots of good singing and preaching, and she would always say, "let's have church."

Survivors include sons Bud (Doris) Douglas and Butch (Eddy) Douglas; daughters Linda (James) Lincoln, Brenda Kirkpatrick and Janet (Jerry) Howell, all of Marble Hill; sister Mary S. Long of Marble Hill; sisters-in-law Dorothy Cook of Burfordville and Gerald Cook of Marble Hill; 10 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren; six great-great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews she thought the world of.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; brothers, Albert, Elbert "Dude," Oda Franklin, John Henry; grandson Mike Douglas; and great-grandson Tyler Rhodes.

Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday at Liley Funeral Home in Marble Hill and from 10 a.m. until time of service Tuesday at Hurricane Fork General Baptist Church.

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the church, with the Rev. Steve Sander, the Rev. Jimmie Fulbright and the Rev. Jerry Sander officiating.

Burial will be in Hurricane Fork Cemetery near Marble Hill.