Anna Lou (Gray) Noaker

May 11, 1943 ~ June 21, 2018 (age 75)

Anna Lou Noaker, 75, of Albion, passed away at 8:20 p.m., on Thursday, June 21, 2018, at her home surrounded by her loved ones.

Born on May 11, 1943, in Blythville, AR, she was a daughter to Winfred and Irene (Denton) Gray.  Anna Lou spent her formative years in Arkansas and graduated from Dell High School in 1961.

She moved to Bangor, MI, in 1970, and operated her store, Anna’s Used Merchandise.

Anna Lou was married on February 24, 1983, to Wendell Noaker. The couple lived for 13 years in Bangor, MI, before moving to Noble County in 1996. He preceded her in death on March 16, 2008.

The surviving relatives include; two daughters, Lana Jackson of Albion, and Jill (Jeff) Lash of Columbia City; a sister, Peggy Lee Lutri; and two grandchildren, Ben and Melissa Lash of Columbia City.

In addition to her parents and husband she was preceded in death by a sister Etta Faye Martar.

Visiting hours will take place at Sheets & Childs Funeral Home on Sunday, June 24, 2018, from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.  Calling also one hour prior to the service on Monday.

Services will begin at 11:00 a.m., at Sheets & Childs Funeral Home on Monday, June 25, 2018.

Burial will follow at Rosehill Cemetery, Albion.

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