Anne Elizabeth Harvey was born in Louisville, Kentucky and passed away from complications from heart failure on March 1, 2014 at Providence St. Joseph Hospital in Burbank, California surrounded by her loving family. Her beautiful smile and radiant personality will be missed by all who knew her.
She was a 1978 graduate of State High School in Terre Haute, Indiana, where she spent her childhood and a 1983 graduate of Indiana State University where she received a
Bachelor of Arts degree before moving to Los Angeles. Anne’s parents were music educators in Indiana and they instilled in her a love of music and art.
Anne began writing songs in high school and has an extensive catalogue of songs and was a singer-song writer in the LA area where she worked with some of the best musicians and was beloved among the musical community. Anne sang in the ‘Po No Mo’ trio with Brantley Kerns and the late Dick Fegy. She was featured on the Town South of Bakersfield album and had a few of her songs used in TV movies. Anne also worked for a number of years as a teaching assistant for the Burbank Unified School District.
Anne married film editor Marshall Harvey in 1985 and their daughter, Katharine, was born in 1986. They have lived in Burbank since 1994.
Annie is survived by her husband and daughter as well as her parents Robert and Jacqueline Hounchell and sister Jeanne Ellen Hounchell of Dallas, Texas, older brother Robert Hounchell and his wife Janet of Firestone, Colorado, brother and sister in-laws Martin and Betty Harvey of Lake Wildwood California and George and Milane Hauser of Newport Beach, California, and an extended family and many loving friends.
A memorial is being planned for May 4 in Topanga Canyon and a CD of her songs will be released in May. In lieu of flowers the family is requesting a donation to the ASPCA or the American Heart Association.