News From Terre Haute, Indiana

September 10, 2013

Anna M. Strange


TERRE HAUTE — Anna M. Strange, 82, of Terre Haute, passed away Sunday, Sept. 8, 2013, at Union Hospital. She was born July 16, 1931, in Terre Haute, to William Paul and Frances (Benefield) Emery. She married Frank Strange and together they raised two sons.  Anna worked for many years as a quality analyst for Columbia Records. She later went to work in the cafeteria at Rio Grande Elementary School.

In her spare time, Anna enjoyed crocheting, knitting, and mushroom hunting in the spring. She was a member of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 972 Ladies Auxiliary.

Anna is survived by her sons, Larry Strange and wife Beverly of Maryville, Tenn., and Ronnie Strange of Terre Haute; grandchildren, Craig Strange and wife Jenny of Maryville, Jesse Hargis of Daego, South Korea, and Ryan Jones of Terre Haute; a niece, Debbie Wilmoth of Gainesville, Fla.; and nephews, Steve Emery of Sweet Water, Tenn., David Emery of Madisonville, Tenn., and Bryan Emery of Orlando, Fla.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; a sister, Mary Ellen McDaniel; and a brother, Gerald Emery.

Visitation will be 11 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013, at Mattox-Wood Funeral Home. A funeral ceremony will take place at 12:30 p.m. Thursday. Burial will follow in Roselawn Memorial Park. Online condolences may be expressed at: