Ann Jack Ankers
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NEWPORT NEWS - Ann Lewis Jack Grubb Ankers passed away peacefully into her eternal life on Friday, Jan. 9, 2009
She was born on May 19, 1913, in Newport News, Va., to Kenneth Stott and Anne Hamilton Jack, and had lived here for the majority of her life. Ann was a graduate of Newport News High School, February Class of 1932. She was a Member of St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Newport News, and had been very active in the church for many years, as well as helping with the Lenten luncheons, and participating in the church lunch group. Ann was one of the charter members of the Junior Women's Club, and a past member of the James River Country Club.
She is survived by her only child, her loving and devoted daughter, Ann Lewis Grubb Ballard.
She was predeceased by her parents; her husband, Alfred Henry Ankers Sr., whose children are Patricia A. Pyeatt and Alfred H. Ankers Jr.; and her sister, Elizabeth Jack Conner.
There will be a private burial, followed by a Service of Death and Resurrection at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2009, at Peninsula Funeral Home, with the Rev. Isabel F. Steilberg officiating.
Peninsula Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Her daughter will receive friends immediately following the service at her home.
Her daughter wishes to thank Nursefinders for all of their help and kindness. Donations may be made to Riverside Hospice, 12420 Warwick Blvd., Ste. 6E, Newport News, VA 23606. View and post condolences on our online guestbook at

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Published in Daily Press from Jan. 12 to Jan. 13, 2009.
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January 12, 2009
Ann, I am thinking of you and you are in my thoughts and prayers!
Hugs, Don Sandridge
Don Sandridge
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