Annie Southerland

Passed 06/27/2021

Obituary For Annie Southerland

On Sunday, June 27, 2021, at the age of 97, Annie Pearl Southerland was called home to be with the Lord, with her daughter, Elizabeth "Liz" by her side.

Annie Pearl was born Annie Pearl Wright in Louisburg, North Carolina on October 2, 1923 to the late Ben and Elizabeth Wright. She married Charles "Munk" Southerland and relocated to New York City in 1942. She was a devoted mother to five children: Charles "Junie" and Douglas "Dougie" Southerland, Shirley and Rosalind Abramson and Elizabeth Norwood.

Annie Pearl was the pillar of her family and she loved with an open heart. She was loved, admired and highly favored. She walked through her 97 years authentically and unapologetic about her everlasting love for the Lord.

Annie is preceded in death by her children; Shirley, Rosalind and Charles, granddaughter Debora Abramson, her siblings; Grace, Alberta, Elnora, Jack, Ernest and Plummer.

Annie Pearl is lovingly survived by her children, Douglas Southerland and Elizabeth Norwood. Daughter-in-law Sandra Southerland. Grandchildren; Douglas Jr., Angela, Cory and Danielle Southerland, Blacktoba Shabazz, Tiffany, Tyshawn and Toquesha Norwood and granddaughter-in-law Vicky Southerland. Great-grandchildren; Janiiya, Daniqua, Kadijah, Douglas III "Dj", Lenox, Princeton and Lexington. Great-Great grandson; Zyaire, sister Gladys Gregory of Henderson, NC and a host of family and friends who will cherish her memory.

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