Annie Mae Lewis Durham

Born: Sun., Aug. 22, 1915
Died: Tue., Apr. 10, 2012

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Annie Mae Lewis Durham, age 96, of Union Point, Georgia, died on Tuesday, April 10, 2012 at Greene Point Health Care Center in Union Point. Mrs. Durham was born in Powellton, GA on August 22, 1915, the daughter of the late Sarah Frances Johnson Lewis and Charles Edward Lewis. As a child she attended school in Powellton, GA and graduated from Mayfield High School. She married Samuel Frank Durham in 1936 and they made their home in Union Point, GA. She worked as a Looper at Union Manufacturing which later became Chipman Union. Mrs. Durham was a member of First Baptist Church of Union Point, where she taught the Adult Ladies Sunday School and was president of WMU. She influenced the lives of many young girls as the teacher of Girl''s Auxiliary. She was also a pink lady at Minnie G. Boswell Hospital.

In addition to her husband of seventy-five years, Samuel Frank Durham, of Union Point, GA, who recently turned 100, she is also survived by a daughter Rochelle Durham Anthoine and husband Ray of Ft. Valley, GA; and five grandchildren, Archer Ogletree (Alice), Katrina O. Ortner (Steve), Karen O. Mathews (Steve), Cynthia A. Holly (Jeff) and Lisa A. Keys; six great grandchildren, Brandi Schneider (Chris), Jonathan Ortner, Alex Mathews, Ashlyn Holly, Austyn Holly and Trey Keys; and one great great grandchild, Autumn Fanette Schneider. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Fanette Durham Ogletree in April of 2003 and two brothers, Grady Lewis and Lester Lewis.

Funeral Services will be held Friday, April 13, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. at First Baptist Church of Union Point with Rev. Harry Michael officiating. Interment will follow in the Greenlawn Cemetery, Rhodes Street, Union Point, GA 30669. Serving as pallbearers are Charles Lewis, Tom Lewis, Doyle Lewis, Bobby Durham, Melvin Durham and Tommy Swann. The family will receive friends from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Thursday night at Callaway Funeral Home in Union Point. The family requests that any memorials be made to First Baptist Church, 206 Thornton Street, Union Point, GA 30669. Callaway Funeral Home, 208 N. Rhodes Street, Union Point, GA, (706) 486-4138, is in charge of arrangements. Visit us at to sign the online guest register.

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Jane Cobb
   Posted Wed April 11, 2012
My love, prayers and deepest sympathy. What a great example you have been of such a long marriage. I enjoyed our visits at Willow Run. Love, Jane Cobb

Kevin Douglas
   Posted Wed April 11, 2012
Dear family, I am sorry for your loss. May each of you find comfort in knowing that God is "near to those that are broken at heart ;and those who are crushed in spirit he saves." (Psalms 34;18)

Christine Cotter
   Posted Thu April 12, 2012
Karen: My deepest sympathy for you and your entire family. She led a long and meaningful life.

Linda Yearwood Barrington
   Posted Thu April 12, 2012
I am so sorry for your loss. Miss Annie mae was a dear lady, friend & neighbor to me.I know she is Praising her God & greeting loved ones in Heaven. I pray for comfort for the family.

Vernon Archer Ogletree Jr
   Posted Sat April 14, 2012
WE LOVE YOU !! Archer & Alice Children: Lee and Jamie Squbin Chris and Lauren Sgubin Brandi and Chris Schneider

Meg Marshall
   Posted Mon April 16, 2012
So sorry to hear about Ms. Annie Mae. She was a sweet lady and I enjoyed getting the opportunity to know and care for her over the years. My prayers are with you.

Wanda McCannon
   Posted Mon April 16, 2012
I was so sorry to hear about Ms. Annie Mae's passing but I know that she is in Heaven enjoying the sights and sounds we can only imagine. May God bless you all!

DeAndra Dingler Lanier
   Posted Sat April 28, 2012
"Miss" Annie Mae will be missed on Earth, but Heaven is rejoicing to have such a sweet, caring lady. I pray God will give you comfort.