Funeral services for Annie Meador Callender will be held Monday, February 3, 2020 at 11:00 AM at Bethany Baptist Church in Hebert, LA with Bro. Bobby Wilson officiating. Interment will follow at Bethany Cemetery under the direction of Riser and Son Funeral Home, Columbia. Visitation will also be Monday at the church from 8:00 AM until time of service.
Annie Earline Meador Callender was born July 5, 1945 in Kelly, LA and passed from this life January 31, 2020 at St. Francis Medical Center in Monroe. She was the fifth child born to her parents, Ashley J. and Thelma Jordan Meador. Annie attended elementary and junior high school in Caldwell Parish, and graduated from Marion High in Lake Charles. She worked various jobs over the years, both in Texas and Louisiana, her last position being with the Caldwell Correction Center.
Annie was preceded in death by her parents; her brothers: Tommy Meador and Andrew Meador; sisters: Louise Ellis and Avis Stamps; nephews: Billy Ellis, Robert Stamps, and Mike Stamps; and niece, Lynn Miller.
Left to cherish her memory are her husband, Wallace (Bud) Callender; her son, Stanley Sweet; granddaughter, Cheyenne Sweet; grandson, Jackson Sweet, all of New Braunfels, Texas; step-daughter, Linda Callender of Columbia; step-son, Mike Callender of Eureka, California; step-grandchildren: David Callender (Christian), Karleigh Callender, Colby Callender, and Brae Dan Stevens; brothers: Charles Meador (Gwen) of Columbia and Ricky Meador of Guin, Alabama.
Pallbearers will be David Callender, Glenn Belk, Marvin Stevens, Bradley Stevens, Bobby Ellis and Scott Meador.