Ann Bell Price, a local culinary icon, passed away on Saturday. She was 71. Better known as Ms. Ann, she opened Ann's Snack Bar in Kirkwood in 1971 and created the Ghetto Burger, one of Atlanta's most iconic dishes. Her obituary reads:
PRICE, Annie Bell Annie "Ms. Ann" Bell Price owner and operator of the world famous Ann's Snack Bar nationally known for the " Ghetto Burger" called the best hamburger in America by the Wall Street Journal in 2007, passed on April 18, 2015. Funeral arrangements will be announced later by Gregory B. Levett and Sons Funeral Homes and Crematory South DeKalb Chapel 4347 Flat Shoals Pkwy Decatur, GA 30034. 404-241-565. Please visit our website to extend condolences.
No cause of death has been released. As news of Ms. Ann's passing spread, tributes began popping up across various social media platforms.
Only a few people are ever recognized as doing something better than anyone else in America. What's better than a...Posted by Jay Tanenbaum on Sunday, April 19, 2015
Rest in peace, Ms. Ann.— Jennifer Zyman (@blissfulglutton) April 19, 2015
I mourn with the community on the passing of an Atlanta legend, Ms. Ann #GHETTOBURGER #MemorialDrive— Ceasar C. Mitchell (@ceasarcmitchell) April 19, 2015
Just heard the news that Ms. Ann Price, the owner of Ann's Snack Bar has passed away. She was an awesome lady with an...Posted by Doug Shaw on Sunday, April 19, 2015