Anne Sourwine, 82, of Mt. Pleasant, died Monday, December 12, 2022 at the Henry County Health Center in Mt. Pleasant.
The funeral service for Ann will be held at 10:30 AM on Tuesday, December 20, at the Oakland Mills Community Church, rural Mt. Pleasant. Pastor Rick Moorman will officiate. Burial will be in the Aspen Grove Cemetery, Burlington. Friends may call from 12 Noon to 8 PM on Monday, Dec. 19 at the Kimzey Funeral Home, 213 N. Main St., Mt. Pleasant. The family will be present to receive friends from 4-7 PM.
Those considering an expression of sympathy may direct memorials to the Oakland Mills Community Church. On-Line condolences may be directed to www.kimzeyfuneralhome.com
Anna Mae (Collett) Sourwine was born February 27, 1940 in Ottumwa, IA. She was the daughter of Floyd Thomas and Aletha Mae (Allen) Collett. She graduated from Fairfield High School in 1957 and the Southeastern Community College with an Associates of Nursing degree in 1977. On March 8, 1958 at the First Methodist Church in Fairfield, Ann was united in marriage to Blinn Edward Sourwine. Mr. Sourwine preceded in death on Monday, March 11, 2022 at their residence.
Ann worked as a waitress and then in the dental office of Dr. Frank Cole. Ann then began her nursing career. She was an LPN, first in the OB Ward and later in the Long Term Care Ward, both at Henry County Health Center. She retired from the hospital in 1993. All during her career outside the home, Ann was a homemaker and farmer with her husband,
Ann was a very active member of Oakland Mills Community Church, volunteering for many of the activities of the church. Ann was a devoted volunteer in other capacities. She was a member of the Henry County Health Center Auxiliary, volunteering at the HCHC Gift Shop. She was a volunteer driver for the Senior Center, taking people to medical appointments are other places. For a longtime, Ann enjoyed square dancing and Blue Grass Music. She enjoyed crocheting and sewing. Ann was noted for her collectables, mot especially of chickens.
Those thankful for sharing in Ann’s life include her children; Crystal (David) Baldwin of Venice, Fl, Bryan (Rhonda) Sourwine of Marion, Amy (Wayne) Hoyle of Brighton, IA, Ben Sourwine of Mt. Pleasant, and Carrie Sourwine of Mt. Pleasant; 2 brothers – Harold (Diane) Collett of Mt. Pleasant, and H. Duane (Konnie) Collett of St. Charles, MO; 11 grandchldren, 7 step grandchildren, 1 great grandchild, several step great grandchildren. She was expecteing the birth of her 2nd great grandchild anyday.
Her parents, husband, infant son – Aaron Thomas Sourwine, , sister Jean Whaley, brother-in-law Gary Whaley, sister-in-law Mary Collett and daughter-in-law Joanne Sourwine precede Ann in death.