Annie Merle Bazemore, passed away on June 12, 2019 at Oak Park in Auburn, Alabama. She was born on May 13, 1930 in Opelika, Alabama to Samuel Smith and Nora McDonald Moore. She was raised in Columbus, Georgia where she met her husband of 58 years, L.N. (Buddy) Bazemore.
Annie Merle was preceded in death by her husband and two brothers, Sam Moore and James Moore.
She is survived by her sister: Joyce Wood; daughters: Susan (Hugh) Lazenby, Carol (Terry) White; sons: David (Joy) Bazemore; Steve (Crystal) Bazemore; 17 grandchildren, 22 great-grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews.
Annie Merle was a caring, gracious lady who loved spending time with family and friends. She enjoyed gardening, cooking and needlework. She loved her church, First Baptist of Opelika, where she was active for many years. Her heart was in mission work and preschool ministry.
Visitation will be from 10:00am until 11:00am, Friday, June 14, 2019, and the service will follow at 11:00am at Jeffcoat-Trant Funeral Home.
Jeffcoat-Trant Funeral Home and Crematory of Opelika, AL. directing.