Annette Dobbs Sledge
Annette Dobbs Sledge
  • January 12, 1923 - October 11, 2011
  • Jackson, Mississippi

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Mrs. Annette Dobbs Sledge passed from this life to the next life on Tuesday, October 11, 2011, at St. Dominic-Jackson Memorial Hospital. A graveside service will be held at 2:30 PM today at Lakewood Memorial Park with visitation from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM at Wright and Ferguson Funeral Home on High Street.

Mrs. Sledge was born January 12, 1923 in Macland, Georgia. She was a lifelong resident of Jackson, Mississippi. Her parents Macie Varner Dobbs and Guy Talmadge Dobbs; her brothers Guy Dobbs, Jr. and Varner Dobbs, and her husband J.C. Sledge, Jr. precede her in death.

Annette Sledge graduated from Central High School in Jackson in 1941. She graduated from Mississippi University for Women with an Art Degree in 1945. She used in art and many other talents in teaching four year old students at Broadmeadow United Methodist Kindergarten for 17 years. She loved children and they loved her.

She is survived by her daughters Susan Ingram and Macie Sledge; grandchildren Wes Ingram (Katie), Brannon Ingram, and Bethany Ingram; and great grandchildren Hallie Ingram and Kendall Ingram.

The family wishes to thank the staff of Chateau Ridgeland and Sta Home Healthcare for providing a comfortable and caring environment for the past two years.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be sent to Christ United Methodist Church Student Ministry. 6000 Old Canton Road, Jackson, MS 39211.