Anita Carolyn Agee Altizer

Anita Carolyn Agee Altizer, 41, of Floyd, passed away suddenly on September 26, 2011. She will be greatly missed by her loving husband and two children who considered her the “best wife and mom in the world” as well as her husband’s best friend. She was preceded in death by: mother and father, Morris and Geraldine Agee and brother-in-law Scott Altizer. Anita is survived by husband, Glen Altizer; son, Bryce Altizer; and daughter, Hannah Altizer of the home; brother and sister-in-law, Michael and Debbie Agee of Roanoke, VA; sisters, Susan Yazdani of Riverview, FL. And Ellen Agee of Christiansburg, VA; father and mother-in-law, Gene and Rosie Altizer of Riner, VA; nephew and nieces, Abe Agee and wife Tracey, Kati Agee, Natalie Tidwell and husband Jonathan, Heidi Kauffman and husband Justin, and Sydney Yazdani; and seven precious great-nieces and nephews.

Anita was greatly loved and respected by her fellow members of Floyd Baptist Church and the students, faculty, and staff of Indian Valley Elementary where she served faithfully as a teacher’s aide, primarily to the Kindergarten class, for a number of years. Very special friendships were formed during these years at IVE and these friendships enriched Anita’s life greatly. Anita had a special touch with young children and every child she worked with was precious to her.

Funeral Services will be conducted at 2 p.m. on Friday, September 30, 2011, at Floyd Baptist Church with Pastors Roy Turpin and Joe Womack officiating. Interment will follow in the Jacksonville Cemetery, Floyd, VA. The family will receive friends from 5 to 8 p.m. on Thursday evening, September 29, 2011, at Floyd Baptist Church. Flowers are welcome or donations in Anita’s memory may be made to the Floyd Baptist Church Benevolence Fund.

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