Annie "Ann" R. LaMar, 83, went to be with her Lord and Savior on 28 May 2020. She was born in Monroeville, Alabama on 27 May 1937 to Henry and Ruby Wiggins.
Ann graduated from BIA High School and moved to Pensacola, Florida. She later moved to Hartford, Connecticut where she met and married her husband Clarence “Willie” LaMar in 1959. They had four wonderful children: Greg (wife April) from Bloomington, Indiana; Derrick (fiancee Daniele) from Waynesboro, Pennsylvania; Clayton from Cincinnati, Ohio; LuVonney (husband René) Rodriguez from Ft. Myers, Florida. Ten grandchildren; Dericka, Jeffrey, Renilo, Terrell, Kordel, Gabrielle, Katrina, Lorenzo, Mark, Denzel and Jayden. And 15 great grandchildren whom she all loved dearly.
Ann loved to fish, write poems and composed a number of fun songs while strumming a guitar that she shared with her children each holiday. Another passion of her's was collecting figurines and statues, small and large, but mostly fun and whimsical. She also had a tradition of going out to dinner with her dearest friend, Rose Mary Davis every Friday until her health declined.
Ann moved to Torrington, CT. in 1975. She worked for Torin Company for 15 years until they closed. She retired from Southbury Training School in Southbury, CT.
Ann is proceeded in death by her parents, Henry and Ruby Wiggins, her son Clayton; sisters; Wynonia Nettles, Bernice Bolar, Mattie Johnson, Gloria Hill; brother Charles Wiggins her nephew Reggie Nettles and grandson Meldrick Weaver. Surviving sisters are Delores Files, Pensacola, Florida and Pearline McKee of Monroeville, Alabama. One brother, James Wiggins, Mobile, Alabama.
Our mom, my dad's wife and best friend for over 60 years, sister, cousin, auntie, grandmother, great grandmother and friend to so many will be forever missed by us all.
Thank you mom for your love, kindness, understanding, guidance and wonderful sense of humor all these years; but most of all your Faith in God.
Note to the Angels. Ann loves fried chicken and roasted peanuts. Please prepare an extra helping for her for us.
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