Mrs. Annie C. Renfroe was born May 10, 1926 to the late Mr. Gus Mathis and the late Mrs. Irene Mathis in Washington County, Georgia. She attended the public schools of Washington County.
She married the late Mr. Willie Renfroe on December 25, 1938 in Washington County, Georgia. To this union seven children were born. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband Mr. Willie Renfroe and two sons Mr. Lonnie Renfroe and Mr. Joseph Renfroe.
Mother Renfroe was a church mother, the Burning Bush choir director and the youth departments Sunday School teacher for many years. She reared and nurtured her children in the care of the Lord. She was all heart and loving to her family and many friends. She was a stand up warrior for God and all righteousness. She was a firm believer in giving thanks to God for all the little things and that he would bless you with greater things. She could be found on any warm afternoon sitting in her chair on the porch watching over her grandchildren and great grandchildren. Her adult children, their families, and her husband could always count on her for her wise counsel and a soothing word, here or there as needed . She was a very unique gift from the Lord. She truly understood and lived an excellent and happy life and was a good example for her sons and daughters.
One of her favorite scriptures was: Psalm 103:1—Bless the Lord, O my soul: and all that is within me, bless his holy name.
She left this earth and graduated to Glory on Saturday, June 3, 2017 at the age of ninety one.
Mother Renfroe leaves to cherish all of her beautiful memories her five devoted children: Ms. Ann Renfroe, Mrs. Sallie (Eddie) Merrell, Mr. Bobby (Sandra) Renfroe, Mr. Sammy Lee Renfroe, Mr. Willie “Al” Renfroe, Tennille, GA; two sisters: Ms. Linda Mathis, Milledgeville, GA, Ms. Cathy Mathis, Stewart, FL; four brothers: Mr. Buford Mathis, Macon, GA, Mr. Danny Mathis, Tampa, FL, Mr. Edward Mathis, Sandersville, GA, Mr. Stanley Mathis, Davisboro, GA; seventeen grand-children; nineteen great grandchildren; a multitude of other family; countless friends and families of Faith. Funeral services were held on Saturday, June 10, 2017 at 2:00 P.M. at New Gardners Church of God in Christ with Superintendent Steve Pearson, Sr. officiating. Interment was held in the church cemetery. M.C. Smith Funeral Home was in charge.