Anna Mae Thurber © Stillwell Democrat Journal
March 18, 2009
Submitted by: Martha Real
Anna Mae Thurber was born November 2, 1924, in Tulsa, Oklahoma to John L. Weir and Marie J. Weir. She died Monday, March 9, 2009, in Tahlequah, Oklahoma at Grace Living Center at the age of 84 years, 4 months and 7 days.
She was a retired Granny from Rocky Mountain School. This was the perfect job for her because she loved all children.
She was married to William “Willie Lee” Thurber on May 18, 1942, in Stilwell, Oklahoma. He was the love of her life.
She was a resident of Stilwell, Oklahoma for her lifetime. With exception of the last few years where she was a resident at Grace Living Center in Tahlequah, OK.
She was a lifetime member of the Rocky Mountain Community Church. The church presented her with a plaque for being a member for 50 years. She was very honored and proud to receive it.
She was preceded in death by her husband, parents and four brothers, Leon, Howard, Alfred and William Lee Weir and two sisters, AddeLee and Freda Weir.
Anna Mae is survived by her sister-in-law, Annah E. Thurber, of Stilwell, OK; brother-in-law, Melvin Thurber and wife, Betty, of Tulsa, OK and numerous nephews, nieces and a host of friends and loved ones.
Anna Mae was a kind and loving person. She will be missed by her family and friends.
Funeral services were held 2:00 p.m. Friday, March 13, 2008, at Hart Memorial Chapel with Rev. Jesse F. Butler officiating. Interment followed at Caney Cemetery under the direction of Hart Funeral Home.
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