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Annie Calhoun, age 81, of Newland, went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, February 13th, 2018 at her home. She was born in Avery County on March 3rd, 1936. Annie had an admirable work ethic and served as Director of Housekeeping and Maintenance at Cannon Memorial Hospital in Banner Elk for many years. She enjoyed singing, gardening, baking pies and was an avid collector of depression glass and dishes. Later in life she and her husband, Edward, took pleasure in traveling together.
Surviving is her loving husband of 63 years, Edward D. Calhoun; three children, three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday, February 16th in Faith Baptist Church. Her son, Pastor Bradley Calhoun, will be officiating. Burial will follow in the Newland Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 1 until 2 p.m. prior to the services at the church.