Annette Blue, age 77, passed away from this life on Friday, February 17, 2017, in Crane, Texas. She was born the first of three children on April 12, 1939, in Hamilton County, Texas.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Winfrey and Nellie Griffitts of Hico, Texas and 76 days earlier by her husband George Daniel Blue. She married George Daniel Blue on August 10, 1955, in Rankin, Texas.
Annette was a stay at home mom, having her hands full with her four children. She was a woman of many talents. She loved sewing, painting, knitting, embroidery, crocheting, gardening, and canning. She was an avid animal lover.
Annette is survived by her four children, Dana Morse Jones of Burnet, Cheryl Wimberley and husband Bill, of Odessa, Billy Blue and his wife Georgie of Crane, and Gary Blue of Kermit. One sister, Wanda Vanley of Midland; a brother, Kenneth Griffitts of Laguna Vista. She is also survived by ten grandchildren, Stephanie Wood, Stephen Morse, Noah Wright, Dacye Schull, Quentin Wimberley, Daniel Blue, Morgan Blue, Brittany Farrow, Veronica Overturf, and Thomas Blue, and Ten great grandchildren.
The family will be receiving friends at the funeral home on Sunday, February 19, 2017 from 5:00 pm until 7:00 pm. Funeral services will be held 2:00 PM on Monday, February 20, 2017, at the Shaffer-Nichols Funeral Home Chapel with Reverend Tommy Parker officiating. Burial will follow in the Crane County Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Stephen Morse, Noah Wright, Daniel Blue, Thomas Blue, Damon Vanley, and Bill Wimberley.