Annie Louise Harms 1921 - 2011 Sapulpa, Okla.
A memorial service for Annie Louise Harms, 89, Sand Springs, Okla., will be at 10 a.m. Monday at Smith Funeral Chapel, 1208 S. Main, Sapulpa. Interment will follow in Bella Vista, Ark.
She died at Thursday, Jan. 13, 2011.
She was born May 9, 1921, in Gulfport, Miss., the daughter of William Dudley Buck Weaver and Omenia Conn Weaver.
She married Isaac N. Harms on May 10, 1946.
Mrs. Harms and her husband farmed 2,000 acres and raised cattle. Her primary occupation and joy was that of wife and mother.
She was a member of the Ulysses Mennonite Brethren Church in Ulysses, Kan., and helped out with many activities. Later, she was a part of Faith Fellowship. She was a member of Golden Home Demonstration Unit, and the Civic and Study Club. She organized the Grant County Community Dinner for the first few years. She also worked with the Grant County Historical Society, researching and writing the history of Grant County. In 1962, she was named "Outstanding Rural Woman of the Year." She and her husband moved to Bella Vista, Ark., and joined the Bella Vista Assembly of God Church. There, she sang in the choir and the Praise Team. She played golf and participated in swim aerobics.
Mrs. Harms and her husband traveled abroad and throughout the United States. She enjoyed painting, sewing and gardening.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 56 years.
She is survived by three daughters, Virginia (Ginger) Ratzlaff, Lawrence, Kan., Miriam Davis, Sapulpa, and Ramona Hauck, Spearfish, S.D.; 11 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren.
The family requests memorials to Sojourn Care, 9910 E. 42nd St., Suite 101, Tulsa, OK 74146.
Services are under the direction of Smith Funeral Chapel in Sapulpa.