Annie Bell Chezem

Annie Bell Chezem, 81, of Noblesville, passed away on Thursday, November 10, 2016. She was born on December 16, 1934, to the late Ewell and Maggie (Nelson) Lawson in Kensett, Arkansas.

Annie lived in Tipton County for 30 years, moving to Muncie and then to Noblesville. She graduated from Eastern High School in Greentown in 1951, Indianapolis General Hospital School of Nursing in 1955, and earned a Bachelor Degree of Science from Saint Mary-of-the Woods College in 1977. Annie worked in the field of nursing for 51 years, including Tipton County Public Health and the Indiana State Board of Health, retiring in 1996.

Annie married Robert A. Chezem, Sr on March 24, 1956 and they were married for 51 years until his death in 2007.

Their children include: Robert A. Chezem, Jr., Shari Anne Chezem, Jo Carol Chezem and Andrew Blair Chezem. She also has two step-daughters; Deborah Kay Pogue and De Etta Fay Chezem. She had 16 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. She is survived by her brother Robert Lawson, Kokomo, Indiana.

A Celebration of Life will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. on Sunday, November 27, at Forest Park Inn, 701 Cicero Rd, in Noblesville. It is a time for family and friends to gather and celebrate Annie who deeply touched so many lives.

Family is requesting no flowers.

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