The Norman Transcript


January 9, 2013

Ann Baccus

NORMAN — Ann Baccus, 80, passed away Monday, Jan. 7, 2013, in Oklahoma City. She was born Dec. 27, 1932, in Lawton to Ewing “Zeke” and Helen (Bishop) Horne.

Services will be 10 a.m. Saturday in Havenbrook Funeral Home chapel, with interment following in the Norman IOOF Cemetery.

Ann grew up and attended school in Lawton and graduated with a degree in English from the University of Oklahoma. She was an educator and guidance counselor for more than 30 years at both West Junior High and Norman High School. She was the director of the Single Parents, Displaced Homemaker Program at the Moore/Norman Technology Center and a private counselor for military personnel and children. Ann’s hobbies included playing golf, traveling and reading. She was a member of the Board of the Women’s Resource Center and past treasurer of the Altrusa Club and was a Rotary member. Ann loved helping people. The joys of her heart were her family and grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband, John Baccus in May 1995.

Ann is survived by one son, Todd Trimble and his wife Lee of Carrolton, Texas; and two daughters, Beth Allan of Edmond and Amy Wood and her husband Mark of Edmond. The light of her life was her grandchildren, Jeffrey Trimble, Joshua Trimble and wife Casey, Emily Allan, Nathan Wood, Amanda Wood and fiance Chris Wilson and Stephen Wood; cousins Hugh and Valerie Gates and Kim Gates, all of Franklin, Vt.; and her loving ex-husband, Preston Trimble and his wife Patty Trimble.

Memorials may be made to the Women’s Resource Center, P.O. Box 5089, Norman, OK 73072.

Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, with the family greeting friends from 6 to 8 p.m. at Havenbrook Funeral Home.

Arrangements for Ann and her family were placed in the care of the Vice family and Havenbrook Funeral Home.

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