Anna May Hoover May 3, 1920 ~ July 28, 2013
July 19, 2013, 8:00 am by Staff Reports
Through the years Anna was a very active "domestic engineer” taking care of three active children, a set of twins and a brother who was 18 months older. While living on the farm for 10 years she was also active in the local extension homemakers club. She and husband Paul were actively involved in ranch and farm life.
In the 1950s they raised turkeys in the Kim, Colo. community. Ann was a faithful member of the La Junta, Colorado Church of Christ for many years as her love for the Lord was very strong.
In 1956 she and Paul moved the family to Swink, Colo. Ann was an excellent cook and managed and owned a restaurant in La Junta, Colo. at the Winter Livestock Auction for 17 years. Ann was known for her excellent home cooking.
Anna was preceded in death by her first husband Paul Kincaid in 1978. She was also preceded by her parents, John Tyler Stewart and Zada Annie Stewart, as well as three brothers, Leonard, L.I. and Roy. She is survived by three children, one step-daughter, six grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Children are: Dennis Kincaid of Santa Monica, Calif., Allen Kincaid and wife Lorna of Camp Verde, Ariz. and Alta Killgore of Horseshoe Bay; and step-daughter Bonnie Ellis and husband Dwain of Las Animas, Colo.; six grandchildren: Chris Kincaid of Denver, Kathy McKie of Montrose, Colo., Justin Kincaid of Durango, Colo., Shane Penfold of Cottonwood, Ariz., Steve Killgore of Sherman Oaks, Calif. and Bill Killgore of Camarillo, Calif.; great grandchildren Ashley Kincaid, Hunter and McKayla McKie, Nicholas and Lenah Killgore, Hayden and Rhys Kincaid, and Storm and Rowdy Penfold. Anna May is also survived by niece Nadell Wilson and husband Jerry of Lubbock; and one great-nephew, Mike Phinney and wife Paula of Stephenville, Texas. She is also survived by her faithful friend of 12 years, Murl Story of Lake Buchanan.
Anna met Dick Hoover in 1989 and they were married in 1990. Dick and Ann moved to Kingsland in May 1996. Dick passed away in January 1998.
Ann enjoyed reading the Bible, playing games on the computer and attending the Senior Center in Kingsland three days a week with good friend Murl Story. She very much enjoyed competitive games.
A "Celebration of Life” will be held on Saturday, Aug. 3, 11 a.m. at the Church of Christ, 2310 W. Ranch Road 1431, Kingsland.
Memorials may be made in Ann’s memory to the American Cancer Society.
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