Ferndora Schaefer Story, 91, of Pomeroy, Ohio, passed away on January 18, 2013, at her home. She was born on February 22, 1921, in Pomeroy, daughter of the late Norman Elza Schaefer and Edna P. Stahl. She was a United States Army veteran serving as a nurse during World War II. She was a member of the Westside Church of Christ, the Drew Webster Post of the American Legion and the Meigs County Historical Society. She volunteered at the Meigs County Senior Citizens Center and the Blood Mobile for several years.
She is survived by her son, John Story and Gena Wood of Pomeroy; sister-in-law, Leora Schaefer of Mount Vernon, Ohio; brother-in-law, William T. Perry of Athens; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Vern E. Story; brother, Norman Wyatt Schaefer; sister, Mildred Schaefer Perry; sisters-in-law and brother-in-law, Grace Story Ryan and Helen and James Willy.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, January 22, 2013, at the Anderson McDaniel Funeral Home in Pomeroy. Burial will follow at Beech Grove Cemetery where military funeral honors will be presented by the American Legion. Visiting hours will be from 6-8 p.m. on Monday at the funeral home.
A registry is available at www.andersonmcdaniel.com.