Anna May Partington died May 15 at her home in Grass Valley. She was 91.

Services will be held at 1 p.m., Thursday, May 22, at Greenwood Memorial Gardens. Pastor Andy Owens will officiate. A reception will follow at Christopher’s Catering. Burial will take place at Greenwood Memorial Gardens.

Mrs. Partington was born March 23, 1917, in Nevada City to Albert Ernest McCrea and Mable May Wheaton McCrea. She attended Rough and Ready Elementary School and Grass Valley High School. She graduated from Chico State in 1938. She married George Justin Partington on Sept. 21, 1940, in Carson City, Nev.

Mrs. Partington worked as a teacher at Rough and Ready School in 1938 and at Union Hill in 1941. She was the Director of the Child Care Center in Colorado Springs and also worked for the Grass Valley School District. She was a member of Calvary Bible Church and the Retired Teachers Association. She was an avid horsewoman who enjoyed the outdoors, her cabin at Tahoe, and traveling.

Mrs. Partington is survived by her husband of 68 years, George Justin Partington; daughter, Gigi Hurst; son-in-law, Terry Hurst; grandchildren Emily Troxel and husband Adam, Justin Hurst, Patrick Hurst, and Evan Hurst, and great-granddaughter, Julianna Troxel, due to arrive in August.

She was preceded in death by her sisters Aileen Whiting, Alberta “Tommy” Chapman and Betty Haag, and brothers Arthur and Allan McCrea.

Memorial donations may be made to a charity of the donor’s choice.

Arrangements are under the direction of Hooper and Weaver Mortuary.

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