Annie Sue Baber, 84, of Crestview, FL, passed away on April 30, 2006 in Crestview. She was born on May 8, 1921 in Skipperville, AL to William Marvin Sowell and Mattie Viola Stephens Sowell.
Baber had lived in Crestview for 12 years, moving from Florala. She was Baptist by faith and attended the North Creek Community Church in Florala, AL. She was a veteran of World War II, serving her country in the U.S. Army. She enjoyed being with her family and will be missed by all who knew her.
Baber is preceded in death by her parents, William Marvin Sowell and Mattie Viola Sowell, and two sisters, Ella Mae Herring and Mattie Lou Enﬁnger.
Baber is survived by her husband, Fred Baber, of Crestview, FL; two sons, Wesley T. Anderson Jr. of Tallahassee, FL, and William A. Anderson and wife, Loretta, of Moss Point, MS; one daughter, Westa A Buckelew and husband, Wilbur, of Florala; six step-sons, Andrew Baber and wife, Barbara, of Laurel Hill, FL, Theodore Baber and wife, Rachel, of Pensacola, FL, Bruce Baber and wife, Rhonda, of Crestview, Robert Baber and wife, Penny, of Michigan, Edward Baber of Crestview, and Freddy Baber, of Massachusetts; two step-daughters, Liz Wilson and husband, Tom, of Montgomery, AL, and Laurie Galvan and husband, Tony, of Crestview; ﬁve grandchildren, Elizabeth Maxey, Ramona D. Thrasher, William Anderson Jr., Brad Nolan Anderson and Benny Doneum, and twelve great grandchildren.
Funeral services were held Tuesday, May 2, 2006, in the chapel of Clary-Glenn Funeral Home, with Rev. Bobby Dean officiating.
Burial followed in the Pleasant Grove Cemetery with military honors.
[Source: The DeFuniak Springs Herald, May 4, 2006]