Ms. Angelus Martine Outlaw
Ms. Angelus Martine Outlaw, affectionately known as Ann, departed this life on Thursday, May 25, 2023 at Augusta University Hospital. Funeral services were held on Saturday, June 3, 2023 at 1:00 P.M. at New Birth Christian Ministries with Bishop Jessie Mountain officiating. Interment was held in Burnett Grove Church Cemetery.
Ms. Outlaw was the youngest of eleven children born on April 8, 1956 to the parentage of the late Mr. Eddie Rufus Outlaw and Mrs. Ella Darrisaw Outlaw in Wrightsville, Georgia.
Ann attended Dock Kemp Elementary and Middle School and graduated from Johnson County High School in 1974.
She was reared in a Christian home, joining Rangers Grove Church of God in Christ at an early age, under the leadership of the late Supt. Ira Edwards.
Upon graduating high school, Ann was ready to explore her post secondary options, which led her to Fort Valley State College (now Fort Valley State University). Ann was an education major, with a concentration in middle grades language arts and social studies.
Ann worked briefly in her hometown of Wrightsville before moving to Atlanta where she would go on to work at C&S Bank. After her time at the bank, she would become employed at General Motors Co. at the Doraville Plant for approximately six years. After her transition from GM, Ann then decided to pursue her lifelong interest of mortuary science. She would apply and be accepted to the Gupton-Jones College of Funeral Service. She graduated in 1989, and would go on to pass the state exams, where she would become a licensed funeral director and embalmer.
For more than a decade, she worked at Hershel Thornton Mortuary in Atlanta, Georgia. It was there where Ms. Outlaw discovered the many societal ills that were impacting our communities and would go on to be employed at Fulton County Department of Children & Family Services, starting out as a Family Independence Case Manager II/Economic Support Specialist. She retired in October 2018 as a District Worker. Ann always put forth the effort which was required of her to be extremely effective.
Upon returning to Wrightsville, in preparation for retirement, Ann joined Abundant Life Miracle Deliverance Center under the leadership of Bishop Jessie L. Mountain. Service was and continued to be her entire life, her greatest motivation.
Ann also enjoyed attending cultural and civic events. She was a member of several organizations such as The Black Achievement Fund, The International African Museum (where she was a charter member) and she served on the Dock Kemp Alumni Scholarship Committee. She was both a seeker and sharer of knowledge. An ardent supporter of education, Ann volunteered at “The Village,” in Wrightsville, where she encouraged and required students to work towards their fullest potential. She was quite simply, a true servant-leader.
Ms. Outlaw had a profound impact on so many people. She leaves a legacy that includes her son: Mr. Derrick Mosley, Atlanta, Georgia; two granddaughters: Ms. Kirah Mosley, Atlanta, Georgia, Ms. Kaiden Anderson-Mosley, Villa Rica, Georgia; two grandsons: Mr. Khari Mosley, Mr. Khamari Mosley, Inglewood, California; four sisters: Ms. Lila London, Ms. Linda Brannam, Ms. Brenda Hood, Wrightsville, Georgia, Ms. Brennette Williams, Atlanta, Georgia; one brother: Mr. Bruce Graddy, Atlanta, Georgia; a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends throughout the world. Her physical absence will be felt by many. . M. C. Smith Funeral Home in charge.