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Annie Marie Cary Silmon


Annie Marie Cary Silmon was born to Penny Alice Cary and the late Chester Cary, Sr., September 4, 1954.  On Sunday December 29, 2019 in Jacksonville, Texas she transitioned from earth to glory in a peaceful rest.  At an early age she accepted Christ and united with St. Paul Baptist Church and later became a very active member of Greater NewZion Baptist Church where she served as Church Clerk, Choir member, Event Planner and Youth Coordinator.

Ann met and Married Robert Wade Silmon and to this union one child was born, Adrian Silmon.  Ann enjoyed community service, sports, family and friends. She loved working outside in the yard and garden.  She loved all people.

She was employed at Cherokee County Health Department and later retired from Rusk State Hospital after many years. Among other things, Ann was an active member of the United Women of Strength of Jacksonville where she served as parliamentarian. 

     Ann is survived by her mother, Mrs. Penny Cary of Jacksonville, a son Adrian Silmon (Lanisha) of Jacksonville, brothers; Chester Cary, Jr and wife Paulette of Dallas, and Donald Ray Cary and wife Mary of San Diego California; sisters, Carol M. McGowan and Evelyn Robinson and husband Elbert Robinson of Jacksonville, Texas; grandsons; Aniyas Silmon, Major Silmon and MaCai Spenser all of Jacksonville, and Aiden Silmon of Athens, Texas; neices Paula Cary, Leticia McGowan, Chandra Robinson, Jasmine Robinson, Dr, Shayla Robbinson, Dr. Kayla Robinson, Tameika Robinson and Taylor Robinson, Nephews; Vincent Cary, Michael Robinson and Joshua Robinson; great nephews; Christian Cary, Sterling Robinson and Sean Robinson; great neice Whitley Robinson; sisters-in-law, Lavern Henry, Rebecca Taylor and Patricia Silmon, a host of other relatives and friends.

      The service was held on Saturday, January 4, 2020 at 12:00 noon at Kingdom Christian Center, Jacksonville where Pastor Charlvin Doty and Co-Pastor Loretta Doty were in charge with Reverend Claudell Anderson was Master of Ceremony and Dr. Charles Walls was Eulogist.  Services were under the direction of Lott’s Mortuary Dallas, Texas with local assistance given by McGowan Funeral Home of Jacksonville.

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