Funeral for 9-month-old Annabelle Hope Hightower of Decatur will be 11 a.m. Monday, Nov. 5, 2012, at Jones Family Funeral Home in Bridgeport, officiated by Dr. Van Gardner of Grace Baptist Church in Decatur.
Visitation is 9:30 to 11 a.m. prior to the service, also at Jones, with burial to follow at Boonsville Cemetery. Pallbearer will be Annabelle’s father, Dustin Hightower.
Annabelle was born Jan. 23, 2012, to Dustin K. Hightower and Sandy L. Gibson in Decatur. “Bella-Boo” as Annabelle was affectionately called, loved smiling, yelling for Nana and Dada, and “growling” at Mommy. She died Tuesday, Oct. 30, in Decatur.
Annabelle leaves behind her parents of Decatur; brothers Elijah and Carson Giddens of Decatur; grandparents Lisa A. “Nana” Jackson of Mesquite, Kirby Hightower of Boyd, Andy Gibson of Odessa, Flora and Jimmy Shelton of Chico; and great-grandparents Jolene and Bob Myers of Bells, Kenneth Keith of Boyd, Flossy Hunter of Poolville and Jimmy Gibson, also of Poolville.