Anne Venable

April 25, 1922October 26, 2012

Anne Fulson Venable, 90, formerly of Abilene, passed away Friday, October 26, 2012, in Corpus Christi, Texas. Funeral services will be 2:00 p.m. Thursday, November 1, 2012, at Elliott-Hamil Funeral Home Chapel of Faith, 5701 Highway 277 South, Abilene, with Mike Jones officiating. Burial will follow in Elmwood Memorial Park under the direction of Elliott-Hamil Funeral Home.

Anne was born April 25, 1922 in Dallas, TX to the late Charles H. Fulson and Cornelia Elizabeth Richardson. She was a 1940 graduate of Neville High School and went on to attend Northeast Junior College in Monroe, LA and graduated in 1942.

Anne married Edward E. Venable on October 4, 1944 in Monroe, LA and came to Abilene, Texas in 1957 after her husband transferred to Dyess, AFB. She was employed by the City of Abilene Fire Marshall’s Office for 21 years. Anne’s husband passed away in 1986 and she remained a resident of Abilene until October of 2004, when she moved to Corpus Christi to be near her family.

Preceding her in death were her parents; her husband; and two grandsons.

Survivors include her son Charles E. Venable and wife, Sarah of Big Canoe, GA; two daughters, Susan Finlay and husband, Terry of Corpus Christi, TX and Sally Foster and husband, Rick of Bella Vista, Arkansas; six grandchildren, Brian Venable of Canton, GA, Matthew Venable of Cumming, GA, Duane Ford of Lewisville, TX, Amy Ford of Grapevine, TX, Elizabeth Battista and husband, Mark of Burkburnett, TX; and Melissa Hughey of Amarillo, TX; eight great-grandchildren, Dalton and Shelby Peters of Burkburnett, TX, Hayden, Logan, and Bryce Venable of Canton, GA, Lance Venable of Cumming, GA, Gabe Ford of Grapevine, TX and Keagan Hughey of Amarillo, TX; and one nephew, David Fulson of Ft. Worth, TX.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to American Cancer Society or to the charity of your choice.


  • Funeral Service

    Thursday, November 1, 2012


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Becky Hardy

January 8, 2013

Sally, I am so sorry to see you lost your Mom. It is obvious she leaves quite a legacy of her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren! My best to all of you.
Becky Biggerstaff Hardy

November 1, 2012

We enjoyed living by Ed and Anne many years ago on Over Street. We know that she and Ed are having fun in Heaven now! God bless you all. Love to you, Danny and Janice Isbell

November 1, 2012

I humble myself, therefore, under Your mighty hand, God, that You may lift me up in due time. I cast all this anxiety on You because You care for me
(1 Pet. 5:6-7)

With caring thoughts,
Bobbie and Rocky Jay