PHEBA – Anne Franklin Washington, 77, passed away on Thursday, March 7, 2013, at OCH Regional Medical Center, in Starkville. She was born Aug. 12, 1935, in Cedar Bluff to Sarah Louise Anthony and John Luther Franklin. She was a retired educator, teaching second grade at West Side and South Side for 32 years. She was a member of Pheba Baptist Church. She married Robert Patrick Washington on March 19, 1955. He preceded her in death on Nov. 4, 2002.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Calvert Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Terry Rhodes officiating. Burial will follow in Cedar Bluff Cumberland Presbyterian Cemetery at Cedar Bluff. Calvert Funeral Home of West Point is in charge of arrangements.
Survivors include two daughters, Dr. Kay Washington (Bill Patterson) of Nashville, Tenn., and Amy Garrard (Blake) of Pheba; one son, Bob Washington (Brenda) of Pheba; five grandchildren, Jennifer Stovall, Robert Washington, Joby Washington, Patrick Garrard and Kathleen Garrard; three great-grandchildren, Kaley Stovall, Mason Richardson and Mary Ava Washington; and one brother, Richard Franklin (Joyce) of Greenville.
She was preceded in death by her husband; her brother, Jimmy Franklin; and her parents.
Pallbearers will be Joby Washington, Robert Washington, Patrick Garrard, Mark Stovall, Sam Franklin and Dale Bigham.
Honorary pallbearers will be Eddie Strickland, Wilburn McCarter and all her former colleages in the West Point School System.
Memorials may be made to Palmer Home for Children, P.O. Box 746, Columbus, MS 39701.
Visitation will be from 5:30 until 8 p.m. Friday at Calvert Funeral Home.
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