Athens Review, Athens, Texas

Obituaries

May 1, 2013

Ann Adair

ATHENS — MURCHISON-Graveside services and interment for Ann Adair, 91, Murchison, have been scheduled for 3 p.m., Friday, May 3, 2013 at Oaklawn Memorial Park with Chaplain Joe Wood officiating.

Mrs. Adair passed away Tuesday April 30, 2013 in Athens.

She was born Feb. 9, 1922 to the late Eligah and Lula May Nash Turner, and had been a resident of Murchison since 1951. Ann was a member of First Baptist Church, Murchison. She loved to cook, and loved to sew and piece quilts. During her stay at South Place Nursing Home, she had become the personal seamstress for the residents and staff. Her most cherished moments where spent with her grandchildren, participating and supporting them during all of their activities.

She was preceded in death by husband Charles Adair; sisters  Katherine Gibbs, Maggie Smith, Barbara Winslett, Ailene Mink; brother, Albert Turner.

Survivors include son and daughter-in-law Tony and Pat Baker, Murchison, brother George Turner and wife Neome, Canton, grandsons Jeff Baker and wife Marilyn, Lindale, Ken Baker and wife Diane, Murchison, Jason Baker and wife Jennifer, Frisco, seven great-grandchildren, brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Donald and Frankie Rounsaval, sister-in-law Ann Richardson, brother-in-law Billy Adair and  numerous nieces and nephews.

 The family would like give special thanks to the staff, nurses and aides of South Place Nursing Home for their love and excellent care of Ann, and also to Bristol Pathways Hospice for their excellent care and love shown to her.

No visitation is scheduled.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Bristol Pathways Hospice, P.O. Box 43731, Seven Points, TX 75143, or to the East Texas Arboretum, 1601 Patterson Road, Athens, TX 75751.

You may leave a message of condolence, or light a memorial candle for the family at www.carroll-lehr.com

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