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Mary Annabelle (Bates) Archer

April 21, 1923 ~ January 2, 2023 (age 99) 99 Years Old


Mary (Annabelle) Archer, 99, passed away peacefully at Haven Health in Cottonwood on January 2, 2023. She was born in Mt Ephraim, Ohio, on April 21, 1923.  Annabelle and her late husband, Ronald (d1996), moved to Phoenix in 1954 with their three children.  Ron and Annabelle moved to Cottonwood in 1976 where Ron built one of the first homes in Verde Village 7. Annabelle loved flower arranging, painting, and made the most beautiful crochet doilies and afgans.

She is survived by her three children, Harry Randall (Choleng) Archer of Cottonwood, Wilma Jeanne (Perry) Sanders of Central Texas, and Donald Andrew (wife Shirley [d]) Archer of New London, Missouri; one sister (Rena) of Caldwell, Ohio; seven grandchildren (Jaime, Stephen, Mark, Angela, Maria, Randy, and Michael); seven nieces and nephews; and untold numbers of great-nieces and nephews.

No services will be held.

The Family requests donations to the “Wounded Warrior Project” or “Tunnel To Towers” in lieu of flowers










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