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Poteat-Wakefield Dunbar Chapel
Friday July 15th, 2022
11:00am - 7:00pm

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Funeral Service

Mount Pilgrim Missionary Baptist Church
Saturday July 16th, 2022
1:00pm

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Burial

Roselawn Gardens of Memory
Saturday July 16th, 2022
4:00am - 4:00am

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Mrs. Annie Pearl West

Mother Annie Pearl Bridges West completed her earthly assignment on July 7, 2022. She was 96.

Annie was born February 6, 1926 in Buena Vista, Georgia to the late Walter Asbury Bridges, Sr. and Dollie Owens Bridges. Annie was the fourth of six children born to that union. She was baptized and accepted Christ as her Lord and Savior at an early age. She was a mother to nine children; Annette, Luther, Rudolph, Gary, Sandra, Teresa, Yvonne, Joseph and Herbert.

She lived most of her life in Southwest Georgia, from Buena Vista to Dawson to Albany. She was educated in the Marion County School System. From an early age she developed a love for reading that continued throughout her life. Among her other passions, she enjoyed cooking collard greens and sweet potato pies. She also loved gardening, both vegetable and flower gardens.

During her adult years she completed the Nursing Assistant course at Albany Technical School and was hired as a Nursing Assistant in 1973 for Palmyra Park Hospital in Albany. She retired from full-time employment in 1988
Annie was preceded in death by her parents, her six siblings, and two of her sons, Luther and Rudolph. She leaves to cherish her memories daughters Annette of Albany, Sandra, Teresa, and Yvonne all of Lithonia, Georgia; and her sons Gary of Albany, Joseph (Florencia) of Columbus, Georgia, and Herbert (Belinda) of Albany. She also leaves to cherish her memories 27 grandchildren, 30 great-grandchildren, 22 great-great grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews, close family members and beloved friends.

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You may watch the services for Mrs. West by going to our Facebook page, Poteat-Wakefield Funeral Directors or  clicking this link, https://youtu.be/tUOjUZJlbqY


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Joseph West Jul 20 2022 12:15 AM

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Joseph West Jul 19 2022 4:22 AM

A photo was added for Mrs. Annie Pearl West

Joseph West Jul 19 2022 3:41 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Mrs. Annie West

Charlatte Taylor Jul 16 2022 11:38 AM

God bless the family, will miss Mrs Pearl. Love you all. God is with you.

Alpha Dunnum Jul 15 2022 3:27 PM

So sorry for your loss. Just know that God cares and so do others. I will continue to uplift you all in prayers. " To be absent from the body is to be present with the Lord."

Bettye Hardrick-Horton Jul 15 2022 1:39 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Mrs. Annie West

Stephanie Hunt Jul 14 2022 6:14 PM

Family this hurts I Love myself my Aunt Pearl ! As a little girl I remember them Saturdays when she would visit us we all would be so happy to see her . She will definitely be missed by all of us. Praying for my cousins Love you all Judy

Juliette Toombs Jul 13 2022 9:48 PM

My condolences goes out to the West Family, Mother West was a sweet loving person with a lot or Wisdom, and she will be missed, praying for the family.

Johnnie Roberts Jul 12 2022 1:55 PM

Our sincere condolences to the family of Mrs Annie Pearl West..May God’s blessings and protection of love continue in the lives of those who has cared for and loved Her for 96 years of a life well lived.. God is Able!!

Willie Baye Shannon and family Jul 12 2022 8:46 AM

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