Emma Jane Story

Emma Jane Story, 84, of Groveland, FL, passed away, Tuesday, March 7, 2017. Mrs. Story was born in Green Pond, Florida and was a member of Bay Lake Baptist Church of Groveland. Her employment started as a telephone operator with Florida Telephone, followed by B&W Canning, then as a home extension aid at UF-IFAS, then as a cafeteria manager for Lake County Public Schools. Mrs. Story enjoyed cooking, gardening, sewing, and spending time with family. She was in the Mascotte-Groveland Garden Club, the Florida Schools Nutrition Association, was a 4-H leader, and a Sunday School teacher. She was preceded in death by her husband of 31 years, Herbert C. Story. She is survived by her daughters: Sandra Barkhau (Jim) of Eustis, FL, Joyce Galassi of Eagan, MN, and Belinda Fairchild (Joe) of Bushnell, FL; 6 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. There will be a service held on Friday, March 10, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. (with visitation from 10:00 to 11:00) at Bay Lake Baptist Church with Rev. Quintin Story officiating. Interment will follow at Bay Lake Cemetery. Arrangements entrusted to Purcell Funeral Home, Bushnell, Florida.

Funeral Home

Purcell Funeral Home
114 West Noble Avenue Bushnell, FL 33513
(352) 793-4531
Published in The News Leader Group on Mar. 10, 2017