Betty Anne Anderson Groover, 84, entered into eternal rest on Saturday, Oct. 21, after an extended illness at Camellia Health and Rehabilitation in Claxton, under the care of Affinnis Hospice. She was born June 24, 1933 to Harley Clayton Anderson and Rebie Martin Anderson in Collins. She was of Baptist faith and a member of Smyrna Baptist Church. Her love of flowers led her to purchase and operate the Reidsville Florist for more than 20 years with her husband and son, Willie E. Groover, Jr. and Tim Groover. She loved to cook, hosting many family gatherings at their prior home on Jones Lake in Reidsville. She loved spending time with her children, grandchildren and extended family. She was also an avid Atlanta Braves fan. She was preceded in death by her husband, Willie E. Groover, Jr.; son, Timothy Martin Groover; brother, Calvin Everette Anderson of Reidsville; and sisters, Edra Anderson Powell of Collins and Glenda Anderson McDaniel of Reidsville. Surviving are a son, Gregory E. Groover of Rincon; two daughters, Gina (David) Waters and Matilda (Don) Moncrief of Claxton; sister, Lajuan Anderson Schwaltz of Metter; seven grandchildren, Shana Elizabeth (Jerry) Kelly of Boston, Ma., Heather Renee Leone (Scott) of Glennville, Ashley Elizabeth (Derrick) Moore of Blackshear, Lyndsey Rebecca (Caleb) Tyre of K’Ville, Ga., David Clayton Waters of Seattle, Wa., Andrew Ryan (Janice) Moncrief of Boston, Ma. and William Taylor Waters of Athens; four great-grandchildren, Mackenzie Kelly, Andrew Kelly, Caroline Moncrief and Amelia Moncrief of Boston, Ma., Kody Terrell, Kaleb Terrell and Kaitlyn Terrell of Glennville; and many nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends and family on Tuesday, Oct.r 24, at 10 a.m. at Smyrna Baptist Church, Hwy. 250, Glennville.Funeral services will be held Tuesday, Oct. 24, at 11 a.m. at Smyrna Baptist Church. Burial will be in Smyrna Baptist Church Cemetery. Remembrances may be made to Janice Moncrief’s Road to Recovery via Facebook’s Go Fund Me to assist in her breast cancer treatment and recovery, and in memory of Willie E. Groover, Jr., who lost his battle to pancreatic cancer in 1997. Mellie NeSmith Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.