ANNIE SUE K. AXFORD, 76, Pell City, formerly of Blount County, died July 10, 2020. She was valedictorian of the Susan Moore High School Class of 1961, a member of Park Avenue Baptist Church, and a retired nurse. She worked with her husband in their business, Boyd’s Pawn Shop. Predeceasing her was husband Wylie B. Axford.
Surviving are daughters Margie (James) Sanford, Alma Leigh Mohr, Penny C. (Stephen) Edwards; sons Brent Jr. (Summer) Axford, Alan (Christin) Seifert; 10 grandchildren; sister Patsy Barwick; sister in-law Audrey Kilpatrick.
Bobby McCullough officiated the 11 a.m. service held July 14 at Park Avenue Baptist Church. Burial followed at Oak Hill Cemetery with Brent Axford Jr., Alan Seifert, James Sanford, Stephen Edwards, Dylan Sanford, and Andrew Sanford serving as pallbearers. Lemley Funeral Home and Crematory directed.