Susan T. Anker, 72, of Christiansburg, Va., loving wife and mother, peacefully passed away at her home with her children by her side Dec. 5, 2012.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 47 years, Bernard Anker; her parents, Alex and Pearl Yarnot; and brother, David Yarnot. She is survived by her son, Joel Anker and wife, Georgiann; her daughter, Rachel Anker-Johnson and husband, Chris; her grandchildren, Selena Anker, Kellen Anker, Coleman Anker and Adam Anker; beloved cat, Tommy Henry; her sister, Christine Brooks of Friendswood, Texas; her sister-in-law, Shirl Skarda of Sussex, Wis.; and her nieces and nephews, Juliann Brooks, Aaron Brooks, Mary Brooks, Becky Steele and Christopher Yarnot.
Susan took pride and joy in decorating her home, knitting and needlework, cooking for her family and friends, and she enjoyed reading, especially poetry, and listening to classical music.
Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Dec. 8, 2012, at Horne Funeral Home, Christiansburg. The funeral services will follow at noon in the funeral home chapel, with the Rev. Angie Hoff officiating. A graveside service will be Monday, Dec. 10, 2012, at Florida National Cemetery in Bushnell.
Online condolences may be made to the family at hornefuneralservice.com.
Arrangements are with Horne Funeral Home & Crematory, Christiansburg, Va., 540-382-2612.