Anita Helen Waters Storey, 98, of Colonial Heights, passed away on Wednesday, June 11, 2014.
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Born July 27, 1915, in Baltimore, she was the daughter of the late William Henry Waters and Minnie Elizabeth Youse Waters. At age of 11 she moved to Petersburg. In July of 1936 she married Verl Branch Storey, who preceded her in death after 67 years of marriage. In addition to her parents and husband, Mrs. Storey was preceded in death by a brother, William Henry Waters Jr.; sister-in-law, Alice Pitts Waters.
She is survived by her son, William Branch Storey of High Point, N.C.; daughter, Carolyn Storey Rogers and her husband, Larry, of Bahama, N.C.; grandsons, Christopher Daniel Rogers and wife, Heather, of Cary, N.C., and Chisinau, Moldova, Matthew Branch Rogers and wife, Julie, of Bahama, N.C.; great-grandchildren, Kathryn Elizabeth Rogers, Joshua Caldwell Rogers, Courtney Morgan Rogers, Ashley Elisabeth Rogers, Sydney Jane Rogers, Nicholas Branch Rogers and Savannah Ann Rogers.
She was a devoted and loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.
The family wishes to express their deep gratitude to her caregiver, Nancy Johnson, devoted neighbors and friends.
A graveside service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Monday, June 15, 2014, at Blandford Cemetery, Petersburg, Va. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be donated to Second Baptist Church, 3355 Johnson Road, Petersburg, VA 23805. Condolences may be registered at www.jtmorriss.com.
J T Morriss & Son Funeral Home & Crematory Service
103 S Adams St
Petersburg, VA 23803
Published in The Progress-Index from June 13 to June 15, 2014