Mrs. Annell Sircy, age 85, a homemaker of South Carthage, died peacefully at 1:25 p.m. Thursday afternoon January 14, 2021 at The Pavilion in Lebanon where she had made her home since July 3rd of 2018.
Saturday afternoon January 16th funeral services were conducted by her pastor, Eld. James “Pee Wee” Massey, from the Carthage Chapel of Sanderson Funeral Home. Burial followed the 1 p.m. services beside her husband in the Garden of Gethsemane at the Smith County Memorial Gardens.
She was one of four children and the only daughter and was born Annell Burton in the Brooks Bend Community of Jackson County on October 16, 1935, and was the last surviving child of the late Eugene (Genie) Burton who died at the age of 86 on September 22, 1990 and Nevie Frances Graham Burton who died at the age of 79 on September 23, 1983.
Mrs. Sircy was preceded in death by all three of her brothers, Hubert “Buh” Burton, Johnnie Estes Burton who died July 8, 2008 at the age of 84 and Bonnie Gene Burton who died October 19, 2015 at the age of 84.
Her husband of over forty five years, Bluff Creek Community native Billy Wayne Sircy, preceded her in death on December 17, 2008 at the age of 77. They were united in marriage in Sumner County on March 3, 1963 by the late Eld. Phocian Gibbs.
Mrs. Sircy attended the Jackson County Central High School.
She was a retired Licensed Practical Nurse from the former Smith County Memorial Hospital in Carthage and retired not long following the death of her mother to help take care of her father.
Mrs. Sircy was a member of the South Carthage Missionary Baptist Church.
Surviving are her three children, Tina Sircy Gentry and husband Rusty of South Carthage, Teresa Wilburn of Panama City, Florida, Scott Sircy and wife Myra Blevins Sircy of the Rome Community; three step-children, Deborah Sircy Wheeler and husband Jimmy of South Carthage, Bobby Sircy and wife Judy Hughes Sircy , Sherrie Sircy Ray and husband Terry all of the Sullivans Bend Community; sister-in-law Betty Cook Burton of the Gladdice Community; three grandchildren, Destin Gentry and wife Sarah, Benjamin Gentry and wife Tori, Samantha Dedmon and husband Brey; eight step-grandchildren, Beth Wheeler, Angie Turner and husband Joe, Sonia Williams, Kim McCoin, Michael Ray, Ashley Williams and husband Craig, Rachel Beechboard and husband Beau, Kayla Harvey and husband Chad; fourteen great grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.
The Sircy family requests memorials to the South Carthage Missionary Baptist Church Building Fund.
SANDERSON of CARTHAGE