Annie Louise Pelham, age 95, beloved mother and grandmother,passed away on Nov. 14, 2019 in Tallahassee, Florida. Louise was born Dec. 11, 1923 in Holmes County, Florida. She grew up on her parents' farm on Hwy 79 in Holmes County and graduated from Holmes County High School in Bonifay in 1941. For many years Louise and her husband Roy Pelham owned and operated a farm and helped raise their five children, all graduates of Holmes County High School. In the early
1980's, Louise moved to Tallahassee to be near her children.
Louise was preceded in death by her parents T.M. and Henrietta Blackburn, husband Roy, sons Richard and Larry Bruce; a great granddaughter Kaitlyn Lee, and her sisters Mildred Outlaw, Wylene Taylor,Lila Carr, Ina Merritt, Agnes McClendon, and a brother J.E. Blackburn.
She is survived by son Thomas Gerald (Vivian), daughter Sherri, both of Tallahassee and son Stanley (Carol) of Wauchula, Fl.; 9 grandchildren; and 12 great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
Interment was in Tallahassee Memory Garden.
Published in Washington County News from Dec. 3 to Dec. 11, 2019.