McMinnville resident and Warren County native Annie Belle Stubblefield, 79, was born Dec. 24, 1932 and died July 18 at Cookeville Regional Medical Center in Cookeville following an extended illness.
A retired employee of Stubby’s Cleaners and member of the Church of Christ, she was the daughter of the late Owen Watkin and Lula Mae Smith Craven. She was married March 19, 1971 to Joseph Poe Stubblefield, who preceded her in death March 3, 2008. In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by six brothers, Charles, James, Bethel, Floyd and Donald Craven and Owen Craven Jr.; two sisters, Aline Holmes and Pauline Craven, and son-in-law, Wayne Burns.
She is survived by four children and their spouses, Judy Burns, Frankie Elaine and Cecil Ferrell, Eddie and Corazon Pinegar and Tammy Stubblefield, all of McMinnville; two step-daughters and step-sons-in-law, Glenda and Eddie Cantrell of Rock Island, and Khyva and Clifford Starkey of McMinnville; 20 grandchildren, 35 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren; brother and sister-in-law, John and Rosemary Craven of McMinnville, and several nieces and nephews.
A graveside service and interment will be held at 2 p.m. today at Liberty Cemetery with pastor DeWayne Howard officiating. Visitation will be held from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Friday at High’s.
High Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
(McMinnville, Tenn.) July 20, 2012