Anna Mae Walls, age 83, a resident of Coalfield, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, July 25, 1999, at Methodist Medical Center in Oak Ridge.
She was the longest standing member of Middle Creek Baptist Church in Oliver Springs. She was preceded in death by her parents, John and Ida McCoy Phillips; three brothers; and two sisters.
Survivors: husband of 64 years, Arnold H. Walls of Coalfield; sons, Donald Walls of LaPorte, IN; Royce Andy Walls and wife Wanda of Oliver Springs; and Shannon Walls and wife Glenda of Harriman; daughters, Sandra Marcom of Coalfield, Brenda Jackson and husband Charles “Bit” of Coalfield, and Melanie Walls of Oak Ridge; 17 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.
Mrs. Walls was born May 27, 1916 in the Windrock community of Anderson County. She had lived in this area all of her life. She was a member of Middle Creek Baptist Church.
The family received friends from 6-8 pm Tuesday, July 27, at Middle Creek Baptist Church. Funeral services followed with the Rev. Bill Bargoil and Rev. Loyd Napier officiating.
Burial and graveside services will be 1 pm Wednesday, July 28, in Davis Cemetery.
In Lieu of flowers, the family suggests that memorial contributions be given to the Stained Glass Fund of Middle Creek Baptist Church.
Source: Clinton Courier News 28 July 1999
[Submitted by Brenda Foster]