Annabel G. Stover
June 5, 1919 ~ November 23, 2017
She ultimately moved to Bletchley Park where the code breakers deciphered Nazi messages sent out through the Enigma Machine, and funneled decoded messages to their proper recipients. At the conclusion of World War II she went to Germany as a secretary to one of the Chief Prosecutors of the Nuremberg War Crimes Trials. Upon returning to the U.S. she worked briefly for the C.I.A. Before meeting and marrying the love her of life, Joseph Bell Stover in 1947 where they were happily married for over 50 years.
While raising two children she did volunteer work for the Alexandria Red Cross, Meals on Wheels, Gunston Hall, and for 25 years was a greeter at INOVA Mount Vernon Hospital. She was an active member of Mount Vernon Presbyterian Church. She is survived by her two children, Margaret Ann Smith and Joseph McNair Stover, two granddaughters Amanda Thomas Henegar and Kelly Ann Smith, and five great grandchildren, Willow, Abigail, Zachary, Emily and Tyler.
ServiceMount Vernon Presbyterian Church
2001 Sherwood Hall Lane
Alexandria, Virginia 22306
December 8, 2017