James Harold Annis
05/18/1936 – 06/11/2019
James Harold Annis, age 83 of Murphy, NC passed away Tuesday, June 11, 2019 at his residence.
He was born in Madison County, NC to the late Oscar Harold Annis and Lorene McDaris Ricker. James was a US Navy veteran. He worked for Southern Railroad. James enjoyed watching Westerns, fishing and shooting guns. He was a member of South End Baptist Church.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by one daughter, Deborah Annis and one granddaughter, Misty.
He is survived by his wife, Evelyn Annis; two sons, James Harold Annis, Jr. and wife Melinda and Harold Landon Annis and wife Summer; one daughter, Melissa Yonce and husband James; one step-brother, Joseph Ricker, Jr; six grandchildren, Ryan, Shay, Kellie, Savanna, Joseph and Jadeyn.
Funeral Services will be held at 2 pm, Friday, June 14, 2019 at the Townson-Rose Funeral Home Chapel in Murphy. Rev. Steve Sneed will officiate. Burial will be in the Hampton Memorial Cemetery with military graveside rites being conducted by the American Legion Post #96 Murphy, American Legion Post 532 Hayesville, VFW Post 6812, Hayesville, NC and the Marine Corp League Marble, NC. Pallbearers will be Ryan and Joseph Annis, Joseph Ricker, Barry, Johnathon and Jarrod Pack. Honorary pallbearers will be Freddie Lochaby and Richard Mathis.
The family will receive friends from 1-2 pm, Friday, June 14, 2019 at the Townson-Rose Funeral Home.
Townson-Rose Funeral Home is in charge of all arrangements.
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