Annie Mae Marchant, 80, of Waldron, Arkansas passed from this life on Saturday, January 28, 2023 at her home. Annie was born on April 21, 1942 to Linville and Anna (Ward) Higgins in Lakeland, Florida. Annie was 80 years old. She was a Christian, she believed in God The Father, Jesus, and The Holy Spirit.
Annie was loyal, dependable, and funny, always there for family and friends with a great sense of humor. She loved doing puzzles and playing with her puppies. She played solitaire, card games, word search, and loved talking on the phone and visiting with family and friends. Annie loved the color blue, poodles, roses and fresh flowers. Lilies, orchids, and plants were some of Annie’s favorites. A few of the things Annie always believed… “Never hang up the phone or leave the house without a hug and a kiss and saying I love you” and she wants everyone to know “I finally lost the weight I wanted to”.
Annie said, she wanted her flowers when she was living and not after she was dead. Her request was: Instead of flowers that she cannot enjoy, help her family in any way possible. If you would like ideas on how to help, send an email to [email protected]
Annie leaves behind to cherish her memory long-time companion, Hebie Henfler of the home, three children: Millie Ann Kozak of Georgia, Johnny Glenn Marchant of Arkansas Keith Robert Marchant of Arkansas; one sister, Pansy Hall and one brother Henry Higgins both of Florida. Grandma will forever remain in the hearts of her 6 grandchildren: Kenneth Lastinger II, Frances Magan Marchant, SaRina Marie Marchant Pease, Andrew Micheal Marchant, Gwenevere Amber Marchant, Landon Marshall Holland Marchant and 4 great-grandchildren: Trey, Ashton, Johnston and Shauna True Lastinger.
Annie was preceded in death by her parents, Linville and Anna Higgins, and siblings: Wesley, Cynthis, Lester, Harry, Linville Leo and her first husband Johnny Marchant.
A small memorial service will be held at a later date and time in Waldron, Arkansas. Anyone interested in attending, please contact the family to be notified once decided. There will be an additional memorial service/celebration of life at a later date in Lakeland, Florida, as well.