FLOWERY BRANCH – Annie Bell Phillips McDougald, 87, died Friday, February 26, 2010, at her residence following a sudden illness.
Born on September 28, 1922, in Forsyth County, she was the daughter of the late Early C. and Genia Mangum Phillips. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She lived most of her life in Hall County, and was retired from Mooney Manufacturing Company, a furniture company that was located in Flowery Branch, where she worked for a number of years. She was a faithful, dedicated, longtime member of Mulberry Baptist Church in Hoschton, who loved and lived for the Lord daily. Mrs. McDougald was preceded in death by her husband, the Rev. John O. McDougald; sisters, Virginia Cruse, Eva Millwood, Inez Millwood and Jewel Bryan; and brothers, Clyde (Hut) Phillips, JT Phillips, Radford Phillips and the Rev. Hoyt Phillips.
Survivors include a daughter and son-in-law, Helen and Doug Wright, Oakwood; son and daughter-in-law, Jacky and Evelyn McDougald, Oakwood; grandson and his wife, Tim and Tammy Wright, Braselton; granddaughter, Tabitha Wright, Oakwood; grandsons and their wives, Jason and Candace McDougald, Gainesville, and Joshua and Kelley McDougald, Flowery Branch; great-grandchildren, Austin Wright and Cady Wright, Braselton, Dallas Wright, Oakwood; sister, Thelma Tullis, Buford; sisters-in-law, Lois Phillips, Flowery Branch, and Elizabeth Rogers, Marietta; good friends that were like a sister to her, Jerline Stephens and Effie Long; and a large number of nieces, nephews and friends.
Funeral services were held Monday, March 1, from the chapel of Memorial Park Funeral Home with the Revs. Ollie V. Hayes and David Pruitt officiating. Burial was in Broadlawn Cemetery in Buford.
Memorial Park Funeral Home, Gainesville, was in charge of arrangements.