Marie Owens McAnally

Published 5:11 pm Monday, July 9, 2012

Mrs. Marie Owens McAnally, 93, died Saturday, July 7, 2012 at her residence in Gulf Shores.  She was a current member of Foley Assembly of God and had been best known as the manager of the Escambia County High School cafeteria until her retirement at age 70. She was preceded in death by eight brothers and sisters, James Ellie, Cliffie Mae, Addie Muriel, John Hope, Leo Ivey, Audrey Kate, Billy Mack and Tobert Onree; her children, James Leslie Simpkins and Billy Mack Simpkins; her husbands, Thurman Simpkins, Johan E. Nordstrom, Eugene J. Blackwelder and Mid Shanks. a stepson, Ronald E. Blackwelder;
She is survived by her husband, Edward McAnally; her children, John David Nordstrom and Sabrina Blackwelder of Loxley, and Cheryl Lynn (William) Bailey of Atmore; six step-children, Winifred Dell Fulton, Judith Ann Lyons of Oregon, Doug (Tiffany) McAnally of Birmingham, Gerald (Sharon) McAnally of Brewton, Tim (Marcey) McAnally of Atmore; a number of grandchildren; step-grandchildren; and great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday, July 10, at 10 a.m. at the Petty-Eastside Chapel with the Rev. Judd Sessions officiating.
Burial will follow at Oak Hill Cemetery in Atmore, with Petty-Eastside Chapel Funeral Home directing.

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