Annie B. Rector

Jan 17, 2013

Loving Mother, Grandmother

WAYNESVILLE — Annie Nell Brown Rector, 88, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2013, at Mission Hospital.

Born in Jackson County, she had resided in Haywood County for the past six years.  She was the daughter of the late Everette Edgerton and Attie Bridges Brown.  In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Clyde Cline Rector, who died in 1994; a sister, Margaret Williams; and two brothers, Malcolm E. Brown and Fredrick.  She was a retired employee of Western Carolina Telephone Company and a former employee of Bank of Asheville and Fashion Bug in Asheville.  Anne was a member of Allens Creek Baptist Church and loved to be with her family

She is survived by a daughter, Jane R. Bowman, and her husband, Bruce, of Waynesville, and a son, Charles E. Rector, and his wife, Mona, of Middleburg, Florida; two sisters, Rachel Phillips, of Sylva, and Madge Truckner, of New Bern; six grandchildren, Wendy Maresca, and her husband, John, of Ballston Spa, New York, Cassie Lupien, and her husband, Errol, and Cameron Rector, of Oak Harbor, Washington, Billie Clyde Rector, and his wife, Shannon, of Blaine, Washington, Cody Rector, of New Britain, Pennsylvania, and Bruce Bowman Jr. of Lexington, South Carolina; 11 great-grandchildren; and former daughter-in-law, Tonuya Hubbard, of Oak Harbor, Washington.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 19,  at Allens Creek Baptist Church with the Rev. Eddie Deitz officiating.  Burial will follow at Keener Cemetery.  The family will receive friends from 12:30 to 2 p.m. prior to services at the church.

Memorials may be made to Allens Creek Baptist Church Building Fund, 549 Allens Creek Road, Waynesville, NC  28786

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