- Annie E. (Lord) Waite born February 4, 1923 in Portland, Maine to Sarah H. Lord, peacefully passed from this world to her forever home with her Lord and Savior on August 12, 2016.
Annie is survived by three sons- Thomas Brown and wife, Jeannie of Randolf, ME; Leslie Waite and wife, Julie-all of Eastbrook, ME; Terry and wife, Gail of Trenton, ME; four daughters- Linda L. Kidder of Sullivan, Pamela Waite of Ellsworth, ME, Sue Hardison and husband, Todd of Surry, ME, and Carmen Ashworth of Merrillville, Indiana; 26 grandchildren, 35 great-grandchildren, and 9 great-great grandchildren.
She was predeceased by her husband, E. Neilson Waite, three sons- Russell Brown, John Brown, and Neil Brown and 1 daughter- Nancy Brown Scott.
Annie liked journaling, knitting, crocheting, and cooking. She was a charter member of Maine Coast Baptist Church. She was active in children's ministries for 30 years. She also was a member of the hospitality committee. For 24 years, Annie worked at the Ellsworth American and retired in 1999.
In lieu of flowers, contributions in memory of Annie may be sent to Maine Coast Baptist Church designated to the Christmas Shoe Boxes.
Friends are invited to visit with the family from 1-2pm on Wednesday, August 17, 2016 at the Maine Coast Baptist Church, where the funeral service will follow at 2pm with Pastor Gerry Dill officiating. Arrangements entrusted to Bragdon-Kelley Funeral Home, Ellsworth, ME. Online condolences may be shared at