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Official Obituary of

Mrs. Ann Joyce Hemmingway

March 8, 2024

Mrs. Ann Joyce Hemmingway Obituary

Mrs. Ann Joyce Hemmingway transitioned with the Lord peacefully Friday on March 8, 2024. Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, March 23, 2024, 2:00 p.m. at First Baptist Church of West Tampa, 1302 N. Willow Avenue, Tampa, FL 33607 with Pastor Rayford Harper, Officiating. Interment will follow in Rest Haven Memorial Park Cemetery, 4615 E. Hanna Avenue, Tampa, FL 33610.

Ann Joyce Hemmingway was born on February 9, 1937, in Arcadia, Florida to Charlie Everhart Sr., and Mary Williams Lembricks. Ann Joyce was educated in Hillsborough County Public School System. She was a devoted member of First Baptist Church of West Tampa. She was a retiree from Tampa General Hospital Textile department where she worked for over twenty years.

Ann Joyce was preceded in death by: her husband, Homer James Hemmingway; parents, Charlie Everhart Sr. and Mary Williams Lembricks; brother, Charles Everhart Jr.; son, Alphonso Roberts; aunt, Nellie B. Smith; and cousin, Diane Carey.

Ann Joyce’s memories will forever be cherished by: her loving and devoted children, Patricia Sweeting- Morrison, Frederick Everhart Sr. (Gloria), Rona Roberts-Pryer (Vernon), Donna Monroe, and Shantel Hemmingway Lawton; brother-in-law, Samuel Hemingway Sr.; sister-in-laws, Bernice Hemmingway-Fells and Elaine Everhart; grandchildren, Lawanda Young(Terald), Nadine James, Nitika Randolph(Aaron), Howard Pilcher Jr (Lisa), Frederick Everhart Jr, Jamal Sanders, Wayne Lawton II, Ryan Lawton, Rona-Denise Herds, Nathaniel Atkins III (LaDeidre), Coco Miller (Rico), and Rashauna Pryer-White; great grandchildren, ChaQuanda Wade (Alton), Terrah, Terrell and Tyrell Young, Doniqua McCloud, Najee James, Shayeh Jennings, Nino Randolph, Erica, Kimberlee and Shannon Pilcher; great great grandchildren, Christian and Cason Gaines, Ayce Bradford-Pryer, Noah James, Reagan and Ta'Liyah Mosley, Cadence Sanders, Kaliyah and Kehlani Brown; loving cousins, Carolyn Thompson (Alfred, II), Nancy Williams, Sarah Holley, Gail Carey, Julia, Cynthia, Adrian Edwards, Reginald Edwards Sr. (LaTrell), Corey Edwards,  Nikita Williams, Kayla, Karla and Karena Bulmer, Baron, Nathan, Niah and Brenae Hillard, Vanessa and Eartha Williams, Myron Williams (Alicia), Kevin Williams, Reginald Williams, and Alfred Thompson III; nieces and nephews, Queen Thomas, Manthelene Bennett (Ernest), Bobby Lee Brantley, Audrey Matthews(Larry), Ladine Munford, Sandra Haynes(Ernest), Sheryl Jackson (Larry), Marilyn Pickett (James), Gloria Jefferson, Princess Taylor, Mamie Fells, Samara Hemingway Primous(Marlon), and Barbara Graham; nephews, Thomas Graham (Barbara), Charles Graham (Dolores), Lawrence Hemmingway, Ray Hemmingway, Samuel Hemingway Jr. (Lois), Alfred, David and Alphonso Fells, and Romahn (Taj En'phiniti) Hemingway; great-nieces, Veda Simmons (Melvin), Erica Smith (Jermaine), Teanna Hemingway, Vannessia Munford- Williams, Linda Cohen, and Melissa Bias; great-great nieces, Latoya Jackson and Valencia Fells; great-nephews, Clifford Mandy (Marvis), Alexander Jr. (LaTonya), Maurice Jackson, Richard Carter Jr., Antwan Haynes (Stacey), Corey and Troy Daniel; extended families, The Pilcher Family, Mary Walker, Jean Tim, Lakeisha Stokes, The Latson Family, The Smith, Gilchrist, and Hepburn-Collins Families, The Young Family, MyLinda Harrison, Ron Harris, Doris Jackson, Marilyn Hollis, Kelia Siplin, The Thomas Family, The Sampson and Thompson Families, Hattie Parker, Nellie Chaney, Beatrice Larry, Minnie Williams, Mary Miller, Willie Chaney, Always Caring Inc, The Holland Family, The Camel Family, Rhonda Jackson, Carolyn Young (Alexander), Amanda Evans-Coleman, Melody Jolly, Annette Gibson (David), Fred Watts, Lifepath Hospice, Dr. Sharon Rudolph, and Evelyn Mobley.

"To everything there is a season." Ann has entered a new season of her life and praise be to God, she is at peace, and it is well with her soul!

A visitation will be held on Friday, March 22, 2024, 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at Ray Williams Funeral Home, 301 N. Howard Avenue, Tampa, FL 33606. The Family is asking for all family and friends to meet at First Baptist Church of West Tampa for the 2:00 p.m. service.

Arrangements entrusted to RAY WILLIAMS FUNERAL HOME, Rhodes & Northern, Owners

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March 22, 2024

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Ray Williams Funeral Home
301 N. Howard Avenue
Tampa, FL 33606

Funeral Service
March 23, 2024

2:00 PM
First Baptist Church of West Tampa
1302 N. Willow Avenue
Tampa, FL 33607

March 23, 2024

Rest Haven Memorial Park Cemetery
4615 E. Hanna Avenue
Tampa, FL 33610


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