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Annie Lee Hightower-Alexander was born in Clay County, Georgia, on May 24, 1939, to the late Bennie Hightower and the late Sarah Lovett. She passed away on Monday, May 29, 2023, at the age of eighty-four.
Ms. Annie joined Saint Paul Church at an early age. She later moved her membership to Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church of Blakely, Georgia.
In 1977 until 1980, she worked in the Early County School System. From 1980 to 1994, Annie worked at a cookie factory in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. On September 7, 1994, she received her Nurse Aide Certificate and began work with Early Memorial Nursing Home until retiring.
She leaves to cherish her memories three daughters: Mary Alexander-Sparks (Paul) of West Palm Beach, Florida, Betty Armstrong-Gill (Philip) of Albany, Georgia, and Terry Alexander of Blakely, Georgia; one son, Eddie Roy Blackmon of Tifton, Georgia; three bonus daughters, Sharon Alexander-James (Larry) of Port St. Lucie, Florida, Dawanda Alexander (Roscoe) of West Palm Beach, Florida, and Carrie Gray (Rick) of Blakely, Georgia; eleven grandchildren; thirty-five great grandchildren; ten great-great grandchildren; one sister, Annie Doris Timpson of Edison, Georgia; six brothers: Johnny Timpson (Annie Mae), Sonny Timpson (Amy), Freddie Timpson (Janice), Billy Timpson, Willie Timpson, all of Edison, Georgia, and Charlie Willie Timpson of Dothan, Alabama; one aunt, Norma Perry of Quincy, Florida; her favorite cousin, Dorothy Bolkcom of Blakely, Georgia; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives, friends and good neighbors.
Two sisters, Ruby Jean Timpson and Betty Morris, preceded her in death. Also, one brother, Larry Timpson, predeceased her.