|Birth: ||Sep. 1, 1910|
|Death: ||Jan. 22, 2009|
Anna Calhoun 1910 - 2009 Anna Calhoun was born September 1, 1910, in Gay Oklahoma the eldest of three daughters of Jane and Noel Skelton. She passed into the presence of her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on January 22, 2009. "Praise the Lord" She moved to Bakersfield in 1946 and was later joined by her only child, Evelyn Mari. This is where she met and married her loving husband Troy Lee Calhoun. Anna and Troy shared a life full of faith and devotion to Christ. They were long standing members of the Rexland Acres Assembly of God Church. Ann enjoyed sewing for her grandchildren, crocheting, beading, and gardening. She will be remembered for the many stories she shared with us about her life growing up as a Choctaw Indian. Ann was preceded in death by her husband, Troy, her parents, her sister, Sophie, and her grandson Mark Steven Ornelas. She is survived by her loving daughter Evelyn Mari and son-in-law John Ornelas; sister, Wynie Palmer of Stigler, AK; cousin, Jean Keyes of Wright City OK; 5 grandchildren and their spouses, Theresa Flores, Vicky and Ron Casteel, Jon and Luisa Ornelas, Gail and Tyler Cannon, Lisa and Rick Linares; 17 great-grandchildren, and 15 great-great grandchildren. She is further survived by 1 niece, 4 nephews, and many relatives and friends in OK. Many thanks to Rexland Acres Assembly of God Church members and Pastors, Kathy and Jim Cherry. We would also like to thank all the staff at Optimal Hospice, Jonathan, Lauren, and Sid for their care and patience. Finally, we thank her caregiver and great-granddaughter Samantha for all the love and attention she provided for her final days here on earth. Viewing is scheduled at Hillcrest Memorial Chapel on Sunday, January 25, 2009 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Graveside burial will be on Monday, January 26, 2009 at 11:00 a.m.
Published in the Bakersfield Californian from 1/24/2009 - 1/25/2009
Hillcrest Memorial Park
Created by: Diana Satterfield
Record added: Jan 27, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 33312317