Feb 232011

The sun set one final time for Annie B. Redd, 67, on Saturday, Feb. 12, 2011, at her home in Winslow. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 26, at Zion Baptist Church. Burial will conclude services at Desert View Cemetery in Winslow.

Annie was born on March 6, 1943, to the late Willie Hollins Sr. and Mary Brumfield of Many, La.

She was a resident of Holbrook in her early days, where she attended the Holbrook Schools. She later relocated to Winslow, where she met Henry Charles Cheatham and they had a child and named him LaRaymond Cheatham/Hollins.

Annie was employed in different fields before she met and married Elbert “PeeWee” Redd. She later joined the staff of Winslow Memorial Hospital, where she served 22 years before her retirement.

Survivors include a son, LaRaymond Cheatham/Hollins; two grandchildren, Aubrey Scott and André Hollins; a great-granddaughter, Breanna; six sisters, Katie (Sonny) McClendon, Shirley Hunt, Mary L. Britton, Vella Helire, Betty Johnson and Ruby Batiste; eight brothers, Robert Sweet, Isaac Hollins, George Hollins, Willie Hollins Jr., Oasker L. Hollins, Jesse R. Hollins, Edward E. Hollins and Dorsey Batiste; one special sister-in-law, Rose Wyatt; and a host of nieces, nephews, extended family and dear friends.

She was preceded in death by her loving husband, Elbert Redd, her granddaughter, Aubrey Latikin Cheatham, her father and mother, Willie and Rosie Hollins, Mary Brumfield, and her niece, Cherie Hollins.

Norvel Owens Mortuary of Winslow is in charge of the arrangements.