Ann <I>Tennis</I> Fraser

Ann Tennis Fraser

Birth
Norfolk City, Virginia, USA
Death 7 Feb 2013 (aged 71)
Ocean View, Norfolk City, Virginia, USA
Burial Norfolk, Norfolk City, Virginia, USA
Plot Northeast Center II Block A Space 144
Memorial ID 104928221 · View Source
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Norfolk - Ann Tennis Fraser, 71, of the 800 block of Ocean View Ave., died Feb. 7, 2013.
Born in Norfolk, VA, she was predeceased by her loving parents, Marie Fields Tennis and Clyde William Tennis. She is survived by her son, William Starke of Norfolk and her daughter, Julie Ann Starke of FL; and her special cousins, Jack Baker of Richmond, Bill C. Tennis of Hampton, Ann Huffman of Newport News, Richard Tennis of Virginia Beach and Marcial Chappell of Williamsburg.
Ann attended Maury High School and was a member of the "Lost Class of 1959". She always remembered those high school years that gave her a lifelong passion for learning and education. She attained five college degrees and spent a thirty-seven year career designing, building and testing software systems. She retired from Sperry Marine in Charlottesville, VA in 2004. She was a member of the Jamestowne Society and had a Merchant Marine Captain's license. She participated for many years in inshore and ocean sailing and was captain and navigator of the first all-female crew to compete in the Annapolis to Bermuda Ocean Race. She spent a year sailing the Carribbean aboard her boat, "William Tell". Her interests included history, painting, genealogy, amateur radio (N4VIJ), boats and the sea.
A graveside service will be held Thursday, Feb. 14, 2013, at Forest Lawn Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to any accredited university. Hollomon-Brown Funeral Home www.hollomon-brown.com
The Virginian Pilot 10 Feb 2013


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  • Created by: Anonymous
  • Added: 10 Feb 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 104928221
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Ann Tennis Fraser (16 Aug 1941–7 Feb 2013), Find A Grave Memorial no. 104928221, citing Forest Lawn Cemetery, Norfolk, Norfolk City, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Anonymous (contributor 46862836) .