Memorial Services for Annitta Wilcox, age 66, of Sulphur Springs, TX will be held October 22, 2016 at 2 p.m. at Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses, in Sulphur Springs with Elder Durwin Hohhertz officiating.
Mrs. Annitta Nowotny Wilcox was born in Clarksville, AR on September 24, 1950 to Haskell D. Nowotny and Ruby J (Acord) Nowotny. Annitta was a graduate of Hartman High School. She was a member of the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses. She was a lover of Jehovah and had a strong faith before sickness prevented her from doing some of the things she loved. Annitta married Ronald Wilcox on February 11, 1972 in Sulphur Springs.
Annitta departed this life Sunday, October 9, 2016 at Christus Mother Frances Hospital. She is survived by her husband of 45 years, Ronald L. Wilcox; mother Ruby J. Nowotny of Clarksville, AR; mother-in-law, Lois Overstreet of Sulphur Springs; three sisters, Dianna Nowotny of Anacortes, WA, Jean Hatley and husband Ray of Eureka, CA, and Teresa Criss of Ozone, AR; five brothers, Cronce H. Nowotny and wife Jeannie of Garland, Arlis Nowotny, Don Nowotny and wife Cheryl both of Clarksville, AR, Antone Nowotny of Coal Hill, AR, and Ray Nowotny and wife Kathy of Anacortes, WA. Survivors also include several nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews.
In earlier years Annitta worked with Ronald in their janitorial business. She enjoyed visiting friends and family and playing with her nieces and nephews. She loved animals. She was a kind and loving person who will be greatly missed her family and friends.
Annitta was preceded in death by her father Haskell D Nowotny.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be made to The Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses, 1239 E. Jefferson St., Sulphur Springs, TX 75482.