Annie Gertrude Saunders, 79, retired nurse with River Pointe Rehab

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Annie Gertrude Saunders
Annie Gertrude Saunders

Annie Gertrude Saunders, 79, passed Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017. She was born Feb. 5, 1938, to the late Bertha and Walter Howard in Bethel, N.C. She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles A. Saunders.

Annie was a graduate of Union Kempsville High School in Virginia Beach and later attended nursing school. She was a former member of Mt. Zion AME Church, Virginia Beach, and was currently attending St. Paul Deliverance Christian Center. She retired after 30 years as a nurse from River Pointe Rehab.

She leaves to cherish her memory three daughters, Linda Saunders, Gloria Saunders-Erwing (Barry) and Tiffany Saunders-Newey (Joseph); one son, Charles T. Saunders-Day (Michael); two siblings, Dorothy Palmer (Richard) and Willie Lee Williams (Kattie); seven grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren; and a host of other relatives and friends.

Visitation will be held from 6-8 p.m. Friday, March 3, at Beach Funeral & Cremation Services Inc., 4456 Bonney Road, Virginia Beach. A celebration of life service will be held at noon Saturday, March 4, at St. Paul Deliverance Christian Center, 745 Lesner Ave., Norfolk. Interment will be held Saturday, March 4, in Rosewood Memorial Park, 631 N. Witchduck Road, Virginia Beach.

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