Ann B. Callender 

Published 1:00 pm Wednesday, October 13, 2021

Funeral service for Mrs. Ann B. Callender will be 10 a.m., Saturday, October 16, 2021, at Friendship Baptist Church with interment in the church cemetery. You may express your condolences during the visitation which will begin at 9 a.m.

Mrs. Callender, 77, of Richland, MS, passed away October 12, 2021, from her home in Rankin County. She was born in McComb, MS, August 5, 1944, to Hilton Wilson Brown and Gertrude Irene Parsons. After the completion of high school, Mrs. Callender joined the work force. She was employed in the Public School System as a Reading Assistant and a member of First Baptist Church, Jackson, MS. She was a faithful and loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and friend. She enjoyed spending time in her garden but her greatest passion was her family. She will be greatly missed by those who loved her.

Mrs. Callender is preceded in death by her parents; brother, Hilton Brown Jr.; sister, Sharon Hall; sister-in-law, Lucille Everett; and brother-in-law, Houston Foster.

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Those left to cherish her memory are her husband, Claude Callender; sons, Blake Callender and wife Beth, Jody Callender and wife, Wendy, and Chris Callender; sisters, Brenda Gail Case and husband Terry, Shirley Smith and husband, James, and Frankie Leggett and husband, Johnny. She also leaves a legacy of love to five grandchildren, Schon Callender, Caleb Callender, Jacey Callender, EiLish Callender and Chole Callender; and three great-grandchildren, DeLaneigh Martin, Cash Denton and Kix Coe-Dewitt Callender; three stepgrandchildren, Augustus, Call and Presley Quattlebaum; as well as other loving family members and friends.

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