On June 10, 1941 in the small community of Ocilla Georgia, Annie Mae "Lil Sister" Laster was born to the late William "Will" and Rebecca "Becky" Laster. She attend the Irwin county school system, and remain in the community all of her life. Ms. Laster was well loved by her friends and family. Ms. Laster departed this life at her home in Ocilla surrounded by family and friends on April 15, 2017. Along with her parent, Ms. Laster was preceded in death by her son: Mr. Horace Laster, three sisters: Ms. Abbie Laster, Ms. Mamie Laster and Mrs. Elizabeth Meddler also one brother: Mr. A.C. Laster Sr. Annie Mae enjoyed working in her yard, crossword puzzles and watching western movies.
Ms. Laster leaves to cherish her memories: Four sisters: Mrs. Lillian King of Kissimmee Fla. Ms. Bettye Laster of Miami Fla. Mrs. Shirley Foster and Ms. Mae Will Laster both of Ocilla Georgia. Three grandchildren: Mr. Horace Harris, Mr. Michael Harris and Mr. Lee McDuffie all of Ocilla Ga. Daughter in law: Ms. Alice Faye Harris of Ocilla Ga. Two special nieces: Mrs. Sonya Reynolds, and Ms. Allie Magwood. A special stepson Mr. Fred C. Thomas Jr. A special thanks to Ms. April Jackson, Ms. Mary Joyce Ross, and Ms. Brenda Hall for all your help during our time of need. A host of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins relatives and friends. A limb has fallen from the family tree. I keep hearing a voice that says, "Grieve not for me". Remember the best times we've shared. Remember my voice, remember my name, I'll be living in heaven, there's no more pain.
Funeral services for Ms. Annie Mae Laster will be held on Saturday April 22, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. at the New Bethel Baptist Church 401 East 7th. Street Ocilla Georgia where the Rev. Christopher R. Douglas is pastor. Eulogy will be delivered by her Nephew minister Steven McGauley. Interment will follow in the Ocilla city cemetery on East Valdosta Ave. Ms. Laster will lie in state at the Davis Funeral Home in Ocilla Friday morning 10:00 until Friday evening 7:00, and Saturday Morning 10:00 until 12:30 p.m. and at the church 1:00p.m. until the funeral hour. The Davis funeral Home of Ocilla has charge of all arrangements.