A resident of Baton Rouge, she died at 11 p.m. Monday, April 9, 2012, at her home after a lengthy battle with breast cancer. She was 84 and a native of Mounds, Illinois. Graveside service at Resthaven Gardens of Memory on Thursday, April 12, at 11:30 a.m. Survived by her three daughters, Rosemarie McAnally Patterson and husband Bob, Renia McAnally Coxe and husband Richard Wayne and Sarah Ashley McAnally; 7 grandchildren, John Gordon Meek and wife Dawn, Richard Brian Meek, Meghan Marie Barnes Poole and husband Lamar, Carrie Lee Coxe Pennison and husband Garland, Catherine Hartley Coxe Stickney and husband David, Sarah Elizabeth Poche and Elizabeth Ashley McAnally; and 3 greatgrandchildren, Parker Lamar Poole, Christian Joseph Poole and Hartley Rose Stickney. Pallbearers will be John Gordon Meek, Richard Brian Meek, Richard Wayne Coxe, Bob Hurst Patterson, Oliver Lamar Poole and John Edward Davis. Honorary pallbeares are David Matthew Stickney, Chad Joseph Broussard, Garland Paul Pennison and Ralph Meyers of St. Louis. Preceded in death by her beloved husband of 50 years, John Franklin McAnally, and her parents, Henry and Ella Jenkins Wilkerson. Arrangements by Resthaven Funeral Home.
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Published in The Advocate from Apr. 11 to Apr. 12, 2012