Annette Scanlon formerly McGraw, of Virginia Beach, passed away following a lengthy illness on Saturday, May 16, 2015 at the age of 79 years. She was born on April 17, 1936 to Eddie Hooker and Anzonette “Anzo” formerly Speed McGraw. On February 23, 1957, she was married to Skip Scanlon
and the couple has enjoyed many years of raising a family together. In addition to her husband, Annette is also survived by her two daughters Cynthia Kenyon Scanlon-Cook and Kimberley David Scanlon
Trax. Proud grandmother of Kyle David and Rebecca Meredith Trax. Also survived by her sister Peggy
Wallace McGraw Krout of Cullman, AL; and her niece and nephew Elizabeth Tim Krout Shaddix and Jeffrey Pam Krout. Annette will be sorely missed by her canine companion Coco. Further survived by other relatives and friends.
Annette was an educator, showcasing excellence in education for 25 years, eventually retiring from the
Alanton Elementary School in Virginia Beach. In her free time, she enjoyed keeping a beautiful backyard with her gardening talents and bird watching.
In accordance with Annette’s wishes, private services will be held for the family in the later part of the
Memorial gifts may be made to the Alzheimer’s association.
Sincere thanks to the staffs of Atria, Life Guidance, Our Lady of Perpetual Help Senior Care Community, and Medi Home Health and Hospice for all the tender care and concern shown to Annette.
Altmeyer Funeral Home has been considered a friend and partner to Beth Sholom Village. The Altmeyer staff demonstrates professionalism and compassion during difficult times with the family members of our residents.
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