Annabel Stebelton, age 88 of Amanda was surrounded by her loving family when she peacefully went to be with the Lord on Saturday, October 5, 2013 at the Pickering House. As she unconditionally loved her family and friends, Annabel was loved and cherished by all who knew her. She was a 60 year member of the Order of the Eastern Star and was proudly Rosie the Riveter during World War II. and a member of First Baptist Church in Circleville.
Annabel is survived by her husband of seventy-one years, Carl W. Stebelton; son John Wayne (Margaret) Stebelton of Circleville and his children TaLisa, LaNita, CaTina and Chad; daughters, Linda Lee (Don) McCormick of Lancaster and her children Chris and Jay, Patty Ann Karr of South Charleston and her children Jason and Jordan, and Kathy Rae Rickly of Amanda and her children Carri and Kaylee. Annabel also had twenty great grandchildren, seven great-great grandchildren, two step great-grandchildren and two step great great grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews. She is preceded in death by her parents Samuel Cleatus and Ethel Viola (Botts) Hodge; brothers, Paul and Samuel Hodge, Jr. and a sister, Helen Hodge.
A brief visitation will be offered for friends and family on Tuesday, October 8, 2013 from 12:30 P.M. to 1:30 P.M. at the Taylor Funeral Home in Amanda followed by a graveside service at 2:00 P.M. at the Amanda Township Cemetery with Pastor Mike Sutherland officiating the service to celebrate Annabel's homecoming to her mansion above. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions to the OSU Hospital Rhodes Hall, 450 W 10th Ave, Columbus, OH 43210 in Annabel's memory.