Wallen, Anna L. - Ypsilanti, MI
Age 69, our beloved Gankye, went to be with Jesus, October 10, 2006.
She was born May 8, 1937 in Dwale, KY, the daughter of
Robert L. and Ida (Lafferty) Calhoun.
On January 22, 1952, she married J. B. Wallen, the love of her life, and he preceded her in death April 22, 1999. Anna worked at Ford Motor Company, Rawsonville plant for over 20 years, retiring in 1976. For the last five years, she was employed as a security guard for the Gerald Ford Library. This feisty, beautiful woman loved her family and friends very much. Survivors include- daughters, Pamela (Alfred) Wallen-Brendtke of Ypsilanti and Janice (Frank) Wallen-Pimentel of Belleville; sister, Bobbie Jean (Lawrence) Elkins; five grandchildren, Chad (Amber), Stephanie (Christopher), Jayme (Amy), Tiffany and Hayley; five great grandchildren, Jacob, Zabrina, Alysse, MacKenzye and Brenden; and several nieces and nephews. In addition to her husband, she was met in heaven by her daughter, Kimberly in 1992, granddaughter, Shannon in 2001, great granddaughter, Emmie-Rose in 2006, her parents, one sister, JoEllen and one brother, Woodrow.
The funeral service will be 11:00 A.M. Saturday, October 14 at STARK FUNERAL SERVICE Moore Memorial Chapel with Pastor Jay Chad Brendtke of Maranatha Baptist Church in Denton officiating. Burial will follow in Knollwood Memorial Park. Contributions in Anna’s memory may be made to the family. Envelopes are available at the funeral home.
The family will receive friends Thursday 5-9 P.M. and Friday 1-9 P.M.