Gracie Ann Halstion, a star nicknamed Ann, was born October, 04, 1959 in Savannah, Ga. She was the daughter of Gracie Waldburg and the late Samuel Halstion. Although raised in New York City, Ann graduated from Windsor Forest High School in 1978 and later served in the Armed Forced for several years. Through adulthood she was blessed with six beautiful children: Jermele Halstion, Larry (LJ) Smith, Laron Halstion, Anthony Lilly, Devyne Lilly, and her only blessed daughter, Diane Lilly. Ann also obtained her LPN, working in NYC and Upstate New York for several years, caring for others and the disabled. After moving to Atlanta, she began working for Advanced Care Partners, Bayada Health, and Aveanna Healthcare. Ann would light up every room she entered with her smile and presence, genuinely touched others and wanted the best for others in life.