S: Anna Viola Kemp
BC: Essie Marchman's hand mirror | Essie Marchman's pocket mirror
FC: Our Family History | "Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow."
1: Anna age 3 | Anna age 4
2: Anna's mother Essie Marchman, age 40
3: Like branches on a tree, our lives may grow in different directions yet our roots remain as one. | Anna with her mother at the park.
4: Anna with her mother visiting Cousin Essie
5: Charner, Anna, and Essie taking a walk in Norwood
6: When you look at your life, the greatest happinesses are family happinesses. ~Joyce Brothers | Essie Marchman was a seamstress and sewed for famouse actress Talula Bankhead
7: Charner Marchman had a laundry route in 1912 in Carrollton, GA.
8: Anna with her mom in a park in Norwood | Anna with her father Charner and friend.
9: Anna Kemp lived in the Norwood area in Birmingham, Alabama. Anna had a two story brick house trimmed in white with a balcony. Inside the house there was a winding staircase, with five bedrooms and a sewing room in the back of the house. The servant quarters were in the back.
10: "Mom rented this horse and buggy for me to have my picture taken. I rode all around Norwood showing off to all my friends! " -Anna Kemp
11: "When I was a little girl, I stole my fathers car and I was going pretty slow and out of nowhere a little boy ran across the road and I hit him with my dad's car! I didn't hurt him, thank God. I did have to go to court and I was so scared that when the judge asked me when I was born I said 1809 instead of 1909."
12: Anna with a group of friends | Anna age 14
13: Anna with her friend Virginia | Anna with her mother Essie
14: Anna's Senior pictures in 1926 | Anna age 17 | Anna's nick name was "Anna V"
15: "For highschool graduation, my mom made me a white scolloped satin dress."
16: Husband George and Anna in a park in Tampa, Florida
17: "Essie Marchman did not want Anna to marry George Kemp because Anna was engaged to a pharmacist named Bill Dunaway. Anna met George through a friend. George bought Anna records, the first one was called "In a Little Spanish Town."
20: Uncle Homer Wells | Lotis Owens, Homer Jr., *
21: Horice and his wife | Barksdale Robinson | Lotis Owens | Unknown | Unknown
22: Daughter Eva Anne Syler (Kemp)
23: Son James Otis Kemp | Son Robert George Kemp
24: Anna with child | Bob Kemp & friend | Eva Syler with her father George
25: Eva Syler | Homer Wells with Eva Syler | James Jr. Kemp
27: Our Ancestors | From right to left: Homer Wells, Edna Wells, Adolf Westphal, Anna Kemp, Bernise Koch Back row: right to left: Charner Marchman, George Kemp, *, *, Grandma Marchman, *, *, *, *. At Table: Eric Westphal, Jerry Westphal, James Jr. Kemp.
28: Anna and George Kemp's 50th wedding anniversary
30: Anna's 99th birthday | Anna's 100th birthday
31: Anna's 102nd birthday
32: Anna Kemp at 103
33: Anna Marchman Kemp, 103, of Jacksonville, FL went home on March 15, 2012 to be with her Lord and her precious granddaughter, Wendy E. Snyder, who predeceased her on October 29, 2011. Anna was a member of Mandarin Baptist Church of Jacksonville. She was a beloved mother, friend, grandmother and great-grandmother and will be greatly missed by all who knew her.
34: To the sweetest person in the world! Beautiful inspiring woman Everyone always looks up to you Running everything perfectly Never saying or being mean Everyone loves you Telling your grand and great grand children never to lie or be inconsiderate Telling them to be true to others as well as themselves Always being you and nobody else Vivacious woman long-lived Someone with your characteristics has something worth living for Many people as well as myself admire you I would hope to grow into the strong and lovely woman that we all look upon The things you do are wonderful Has anyone ever told you this? --Kennedie Lightfoot--
35: Dedicated to my beloved great grandmother Anna Kemp. With love and admiration, -Brittany Eva-Loraine Snyder April 18, 2011 | In photo: Brittany Snyder, Jesse Snyder, and Anna Kemp