LOUISBURG - Anna Louise Bareither, 87, died Saturday morning, Aug. 11, 2007 at her home. Funeral services were conducted Monday, Aug. 13, at Red Bud Baptist Church, with the Rev. Leo Lowery officiating. Burial followed in the church cemetery.

She was the daughter of the late Christian Frederick and Elsie Dena Fritscher Protz Sr. She was preceded in death by her sister, Helen P. Bunten; brothers, John Protz and Fred Protz; and one grandson.

Surviving: her daughter, Barbara B. Smith of the home; sister, Elsie Mae Drengwitz of Springfield, Ill.; several nieces and nephews.

Flowers accepted or memorials may be made to Red Bud Baptist Church, Building Fund, 1284 NC 58 Hwy., Castalia, NC 27816.

Arrangements handled by Strickland Funeral Home, Louisburg.