Anna Lee Trimble was born the daughter of John Williams and Anna Belle Cotham Williams on July 20, 1929 at Alton, Missouri and departed this life May 4, 2012 at the Grace Care Center in Katy, Texas at the age of 82 years.
She was united in marriage March 6, 1948 in Salem, Arkansas to Kenneth Trimble, who preceded her in death February 7, 2007.
She is survived by three children, Jeanne Hammeke and husband, David of Katy, Texas, Steven Trimble and wife, Deb of Houston, Texas and Mark Trimble and wife, Evelyn of Houston, Texas; six grandchildren, Rhonda, Chad, Andrea, Tyler, Ian and Matt; six great grandchildren, Allison, Hannah, Jon, Ella, Makenna and Joslyn; a childhood friend, Bonnie Schuster of Thayer, Missouri; several nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents, John and Anna Belle Williams; her husband, Kenneth Trimble; one grandson, Jon Trimble; four sisters, Ruby Johnson, Ollie Kenega, Ruth Smith and Edith Glenn; three brothers, Claude, Mack and Carl Williams and a life-long friend, Gertrude Schuster.
Anna Lee was a graduate of the Thayer High School with the class of 1948. She was a florist, owning and operating her floral business, “The Flower Cottage” in Hill City, Kansas for many years.
She was a dedicated homemaker, enjoyed entertaining and preparing delicious holiday meals for family and friends. Some of her most cherished moments were spent with her grandchildren; whether it was traveling, teaching fingernail painting or just special visits with Grag and Pops. Anna Lee was an avid bridge player and bowler. She enjoyed toll painting, embroidery work and quilting.
She was of the Methodist faith, a beloved mother, grandmother, sister and a loyal friend. She will truly be missed by her family and the many friends who were a part of her life.
Funeral services will be Wednesday, May 9, 2012 at 10:00 AM in the Carter Funeral Home Chapel at Thayer. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Tuesday from 6:00 to 8:00 PM. Burial will be in the Thayer Cemetery with services under the
direction of Carter Funeral Home, Inc. in Thayer.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association and left at the funeral home.