Annabelle Williams Kirby

July 23, 1917 ‒ November 16, 2008

Marblehead, formerly of Marengo and Mt. Vernon, Ohio

Annabelle W. Kirby, age 91 of Marblehead, formerly of Mt. Vernon and Marengo died Sunday afternoon, November 16, 2008 at Jane Baker House of Otterbein North Shore in Marblehead, Ohio.

She was born on July 23, 1917 in Marengo to the late Benjamin F. and S. Imo (Liggett) Williams. She spent the majority of her life in the Marengo area, moving to Mt. Vernon in 1991 and then to Marblehead in 2006. A good natured homemaker, she enjoyed reading and traveling when able. Annabelle was a member of the Marengo United Methodist Church.

Preceded in death by her husband of 57 years Gerald in 1993, son Donald W. Kirby, daughter Judy Ratliff, sister Elinor Wickenrieder,and brothers Russell Williams and William Williams.

She is survived by son Ronald E. (Catherine) Kirby of Marblehead, daughters: Joyce Hux of Terra Haute, IN, Mary Ellen (Richard) Wolfe of Mt. Vernon, 13 grandchildren, 14 Great-grandchildren, and sister Margaret (Walt) Borchers of Sunbury.

Graveside funeral services will be held Wednesday 2:00 p.m. at Marengo Cemetery with Rev. Sue Antolick officiating. Public calling hours will not be observed.

The DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home in Marengo is honored to serve the family of Annabelle Kirby.

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