Ann W. DeNauro, 78 – Passed October 18, 2018

Ann W. DeNauro, 78, of Cabool, Missouri, passed away suddenly at home on October 18, 2018.

She was born on October 13, 1940 in Draper Valley, Virginia, the daughter of William and Ethel Wood.

Ann graduated from East Tennessee State University with a degree as a registered dietician. She held many positions through the years and retired from the State of Florida after 25 years of service.

She was an accomplished seamstress and enjoyed many hours of making clothes and doing alterations for others. She loved spending time with family, especially her great grandkids. She enjoyed volunteer work and donated faithfully to the American Red Cross blood bank including platelets for many years. Ann loved the Lord and was very involved in her church. She was a member of the Church of Nazarene in Florida for over 26 years until moving to Missouri.

Ann was preceded in death by her parents, her husband and two sisters.

She is survived by her son, Bill DeNauro and wife Beth; a sister, Frances Colgrove; grandsons Kris (Stephanie) and Andy (Jennifer); three great-grandchildren, Brody, Will and Aubrey and one on the way.

Visitation was held from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Monday, October 22, 2018, at Elliott-Gentry-Carder Funeral Home in Cabool. Graveside services will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, October 27, 2018, at Draper Valley Presbyterian Cemetery under the direction of Stevens Funeral Home in Pulaski, Virginia. Online condolences may be made at

In lieu of flowers, the family has requested contributions to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.