Voyles, Ann Mae (Cleveland)

Tuesday, January 23, 2018
Ann Voyles
Ann Voyles

Ann Mae Voyles, 75, a resident of Cleveland, passed away early Sunday morning at the family residence.

Mrs. Voyles was the daughter of the late Ethel Kate Chambers Crawford and John Issac Crawford. Her husband, Herbert Ray Voyles and her stepsons, Steve Voyles and Arnold Voyles also preceded her in death. Mrs. Voyles was a housewife and she loved taking care of her family! She was a Christian. 

Survivors include her daughter, Michelle Tolin and her husband Jerry Jr. of Cleveland, her sons, Anthony Voyles and his wife Christie of Benton, Tracy Voyles and his wife Terri of Cleveland and Herbert Schmitt of Tulsa, Ok., her grandchildren, Stacy Scheffler, Tristan Tolin, Chase Voyles, Christiana Voyles, Valorie Voyles and David Voyles, her stepdaughter, Donna Webb and her husband, Michael of Cleveland, her stepson, Hubert Voyles and his wife Linda also of Cleveland and several extended family members in Michigan also survive.

The Remembrance of Life Service will be conducted on Tuesday, Jan. 23, at 6 p.m. at the Jim Rush Funeral and Cremation Services Wildwood Chapel with Reverend Keith Watson officiating. Graveside services and interment will be conducted on Wednesday, Jan. 24, at 11 a.m. at the North Cutt Baptist Church Cemetery in Ellijay, Ga., with family and friends serving as casket bearers.

The family will receive friends from 4-6 p.m. on Tuesday just before the services at 6 p.m. at the Jim Rush Funeral and Cremation Services Wildwood Chapel who has charge of the arrangements.

You may share your condolences and your memories with the Voyles family at www.jimrushfuneralhomes.com. 

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