Anna H. Schultz

-SEPT. 14, 2012

September 14, 2012

Anna Louise Higdon Schultz, 82, of Frederick County, Va., died Friday, Sept. 14, 2012, in Winchester, Va.

Mrs. Schultz was born in 1930 in Knoxville, Md., the daughter of the late Bruce and Mildred Higdon. 

She was a homemaker and a lifelong member of the Church of the Brethren, joining Calvary Church of the Brethren in 1957. She was the church organist and a choir member. Mrs. Schultz was a dispatcher with the Winchester Volunteer Rescue Squad in the early 1960s. She was a cancer survivor who volunteered with the Winchester Medical Center for over 25 years through the Reach to Recovery Program, and later in several other departments. Mrs. Schultz enjoyed traveling by RV and train. She visited almost every state in the country, and much of eastern Canada with her family and friends. She especially enjoyed camping in the Shenandoah National Park, and Point Lookout State Park in Maryland. Mrs. Schultz was an avid reader who enjoyed cooking and family gatherings.

She married Eugene F. "Frank" Schultz on July 1, 1950, in Yarrowsburg, Md. He preceded her in death Dec. 7, 2007.

Surviving are her daughter, Beth Kent and husband, Eric, of Renton, Wash.; son, Eugene "Gene" Schultz and wife, Karen, of Winchester; two grandchildren, Katherine (Steve) Plum of Williamsburg, Va., and Ben Schultz of Washington, D.C.; as well as four sisters and one brother.

Anna was preceded in death by three brothers and one sister.

A memorial service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Calvary Church of the Brethren, with Pastor Clarence Davis and the Rev. J. Floyd Wine officiating.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Calvary Church of the Brethren, 578 Front Royal Pike, Winchester, VA 22602.

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