Ann Fleming, 83, of Hamilton, passed away on Tuesday, Dec. 28, 2021, at her residence.
She was born and raised in Hodges where she attended Wiginton School. She graduated from Hackleburg High School in 1955. She accepted Jesus as her Lord and Savior at a young age, which led to many years of teaching Sunday school and directing vacation Bible school. She was a faithful member of Mt. Olive Baptist Church (Hodges) for 73 years.
She was married to the love of her life, Ed Fleming, for 57 years. They had four children. She was known for her quick whit and kind heart. She was blessed with a gift of the Spirit of healing, talents of sewing, and was an excellent cook. She retired from Blue Bell/Wrangler after 30 years of service. Through many years of health issues, she continued to keep her faith, always overcoming the battles. She loved her family, especially her grandchildren.
She leaves behind a large family to cherish her memory, her children - Wade Fleming, Kimberly (David) Burleson, Laura Stidham and Karen Fleming; siblings - Wyndell Cantrell, Henry (Gail) Cantrell and Kay (Doyle) Scott; 13 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews and friend.
She was preceded in death by her spouse - Edward Fleming; parents - David and Rosa Lee Cantrell; son - Randy Fleming; sister - Polly Barnwell; son-in-law - Steve Stidham; granddaughters - Kristyn Cochran and Brittney Smith; and great-granddaughter - Izzabella Pike.
The funeral service for Mrs. Fleming was held on Thursday, Dec. 30, 2021, at the Mt. Olive Baptist Church with burial following at the Old Line Cemetery.
Bro. Tony Wood was the officiating minster.
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