Anna Mae Bebb Obituary
Anna Mae Bebb, age 88, our beloved mother, grandmother, great grandmother, great-great grandmother, sister, and friend, passed away at home on July 24, 2017.
Anna Mae was born in Akron, Ohio in 1929. She worked for Goodyear Tire and Rubber in Akron, where she met Russell Bebb, who she married in 1962. She moved to Arizona with Russ in 1969 where they both worked for Goodyear Tire and Aerospace.
Anna Mae was a member of Lakeview United Methodist Church and she was a cherished friend to all who knew her. She was predeceased by her husband, Russell Reed Bebb, in 2007 and by her sister, Lillian “Lil” Rowland in 2013. Anna Mae is survived by her 4 sons: Ronald E. Sumerix, Apache Junction, AZ; Richard “Ric” Sumerix, Glendale, AZ; John “Russ” Bebb, Ramsey, NJ; Wayne A. Bebb, San Leandro, CA; 13 grandchildren, 16 great grandchildren, 1 great-great grandchild, her 3 brothers: James “Jimmy” Edmiston, Akron, OH; Walker “Pudge” Edmiston, Akron, OH; Richard “Dicky” Edmiston, Apache Junction, AZ; her sister Carolyn “Jeanie” Murphy, Statesville, NC; & Mom’s Stacey, Glendale, AZ.
Visitation will be 10:00am -12:00 noon Monday, July 31st at Chapel of the Chimes Mortuary 7924 N. 59th Ave, Glendale, AZ. Graveside services will be led by Pastor Ross Parrott at 1:00pm on Monday, July 31st at Greenwood Memory Lawn, 2300 W. Van Buren St., Phoenix, AZ.
Published in The Arizona Republic on July 29, 2017