Annetta Stillwell

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Annetta Stillwell, 81, passed away on June 10, 2022. Annetta was born on December 22, 1940 in Louisville, KY to John Cannon and Everlean Smith.

Annetta was a 1958 graduate of Central High School in Louisville, KY and retired from Abbott Laboratory. She was a member of Providence Baptist Church where she served as The Announcement Clerk, member of the Johnnie Larson Scholarship Committee and Building Fund Committee and Nurses Guild. Annetta was a member of The Eastern Stars.

Annetta loved to cook and play cards and spend time with her family and friends.

She is preceded in death by her parents; son, Greg Stillwell; sisters, Nettie B. Cannon , Paula Smith and Alfornia Stewart and granddaughter, Shauna.

Annetta is survived by her sons, Kevin (Tommisene) Stillwell, Rodney Avery, Joe (Renee) Avery and Jerry (Marla) Stillwell; brothers, Howard Smith, Wayne Smith, Kenneth Smith; sisters Drenda Henry, Glenda Lynch, Lynn (Yonzel) Flemming, Donna Faye Smith and Willornita Johnson; grandchildren, Kevin Jr., Justin, DeArco, Rashad, Quiante and Shondrea; special friends, Patricia Pride, Frankie Brown and Doial Macklin and a host of great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Visitation 9:00am and Funeral 10:00am Monday, June 20, 2022 Providence Baptist Church 112 W. 6th St.

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Condolence Messages

  1. Charles and Patti ( Cash) Ray

    Praying for the Family.

  2. My sincere condolences to Joe Rod and Kevin and the rest of the family my prayers are with you all. Dear Aunt Netta you will surely be missed but never forgotten you will always be in my heart.

  3. Derrick j. Cannon Sr

    Im at a loss for words prayers for my cousins our family has lost one who has been their for all of us in good and bad times with no judgment just encouragement. I love you and miss you rest well AUNTIE
    Love Derrick & Lescenia Cannon

  4. Kim Hairston-Dismuke

    She was a very pleasant and kind person. Praying for the family.

  5. My condolences to the entire family Ms. Annetta will truly be missed. I enjoyed our phone calls, the laughter we shared, the walk down memory lane and boy was it a walk. I must say Joe has a memory just like you. Our last visit with you will forever be in my mind. The sparkle in your eyes when I opened up those bags of candy and sodas. Your task here on earth has been completed TIME TO REST !

  6. Carolyn Parker

    Sending prayers of comfort to the family of “Netta” My heart is saddened to learn of this loss. Always loved to be around her at church and worked along with her on the various committees she served on. Rest in the “safety of God’s Arrms” my friend!

  7. Evangelist Dr. Ella Bond-Mullens

    Prayers and sincere condolences to the Stillwell family.

  8. Ms Annetta was the light to my day at work. Her beauitful smile and advise will be missed.

  9. Minister Behavior Bryant & Family

    To the Stillwell family, our sincere condolences to you, please know that you all are in our thoughts and prayers.

  10. Twyla D Wilkins

    My Sincere Sympathy

  11. To the family sending my heartfelt condolences such a beautiful person always welcome you with open arms. She will be truly missed Rest In Heaven my dear Netta

  12. Ms Paula Briggs

    Thoughts And Prayers To The Stillwell Family:
    Lifetime Of Memories Worthy Of Remembering!!!❤️️
    Mother Briggs & The Briggs Family

  13. Samantha L Moore

    In loving memory of Annetta Stillwell, May your heart and soul find peace and comfort. Much Gratitude Queen for bringing Light, Love & Joy to the Field. Never forgotten. Rest In Power Queen. Another Ancestor to watch over us. Much Gratitude & Love*****Samantha Williams

  14. Juanita Harris

    My condolences and prayers goes out to the family of Ms. Annetta. She will never be forgotten and I will always remember all the fun times we spend together. Now you have all the snacks you want sis Rest In Peace.

  15. Patricia Harris Pride

    My condolences and prayers for Annetta Family. I will truly miss my friend. I have such great memories.

  16. Linda Anderson

    So very sorry for your loss, praying for the Family.

  17. Debra Wherry Bey

    Thoughts And Prayers To The Stillwell Family …Ms. Debra WherryBey and The Jenkins Family

  18. Tangy, Keenan & Tammy

    Know that you are in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. Our sympathy for your loss. Sending warm and loving condolences to you and your family.

  19. Jeanette Cameron Hess

    My sincere condolences to the Stillwell family, rest on in heavenly peace! Netta was a wonderful mother & stepmother to the Stillwell brothers Greg, Lee & Jerry! May the work she done speak for her!

  20. My heart is sad, but happy for you to be at peace. I know your family will miss your wisdom, humor, and happy times. I will always remember sitting at your kitchen table & watching/learning from you as you cooked (I sometimes helped) but mostly appreciated your advice. Love you always.

  21. Teyandra Gordon

    Thank you Granny for all of your advice, words of encouragement and always accepting us as your own. So many memories thank you. Rest In Peace Granny

  22. On behalf of the Cheathem Family

    Prayers and sincere condolences

    The Cheathem Family

  23. My prayer for you during this time is Jesus keep you near the cross with comfort and peace. She was special in caring through Jesus Christ. Thankful for her love.

    Julia M. Hunt

  24. Rita Shoulders

    I live in Louisville Ky a street over wear her Mother live . I would see her daughter every time she came to see her mother.On Deby Day. I play card with her a lot.She was a beautiful sweet lady that I really love.So sweetheart Rest In Heaven.

  25. Love, hugs, and prayers.

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