Born November 16, 1933, in Cameo, Lincoln County, she was a daughter of the late Soder and Estie A. Smith Stowers. Also preceding her in death was her loving husband of 49 years, Freddie Jarrell, and two brothers, Reed and Bobby Stowers.
Anna was a member of Wild Meadow Baptist Church. She enjoyed traveling, gardening, family gatherings, her grandchildren, shopping and sewing.
Those left to cherish her memory include three daughters, Sherry A. (Jimmy) Hensley and Kathy (Ronnie) Sparks, both of Chapmanville, and Barb (Dale) McGuire of White Sulphur Springs; three sisters, Janice (Hansel) Miller of Cox’s Fork, and Carol (Jack) White and Sue (Gary) Spence, both of Homosassa, Fla.; four brothers, Pete (Gloria) Stowers, Cecil (Betty) Stowers and Dennis (Judy) Stowers, all of Danville, and Duane (LaDonna) Stowers of Campbells Creek; six grandchildren, Cristy Hensley, Brian (Jill) Hensley, Jason (Becky) Sparks, Aaron (Amanda) Sparks, and Jonathan Harmon and Adam McGuire; two great-grandchildren, Brandon Smith and Benjamin Hensley, many nieces and nephews as well as a host of church family and friends.
A celebration of Anna’s life will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, March 25, at the Freeman Funeral Home at Chapmanville with Rev. Lowell O’Dell officiating. She will be laid to rest in Highland Memory Gardens at Godby.
Pallbearers will be her grandsons.
The family will receive friends from 6-9 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Freeman Funeral Home of Chapmanville has been entrusted with the arrangements.