Born July 9, 1918, at Taplin, she was a daughter of the late Oliver and Nancy Ellis. Also preceding her in death was her husband, Ray Anderson; four daughters, Barbara Anderson, Helen Bailey, Judy Schneider and Maye Blankenship; two sons, Danny Joe Anderson and Vernon Glenn Anderson, and two brothers, and Millard Ellis and Roel Ellis.
Edna was a homemaker and a soldier for the Lord. She was a charter member of the Hunt Baptist Tabernacle where she was a long time member of the Ladies Aide and served as the church clerk. Edna was an inspiration to all who knew her and her wisdom will be greatly missed.
Those left to cherish her memory include six children, Norman (Dorothy “Dot”) Anderson of Brighton, Tenn., Shirley Shull of Hunt, Kathy (Rocky) Morgan of Elk Creek, Patty (David) Olson of Ripley, Tenn., Charles Anderson of Covington, Tenn., and Bobbie Anderson of Greenville, with whom she made her home; 17 grandchildren, Donna, Junior, Mike, Barb, Frankie, Kenneth, Tif, Chad, Charlie, Carla, Rhonda, Glenna, Little Glen, Hunky, Tonya, Brian and Mark; 36 great-grandchildren; eight great-great-grandchildren; her church family and a host of other relatives and friends.
Services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Monday, October 18, at the Hunt Baptist Tabernacle with Rev. Donald Ellis and Rev. Mike Johnson officiating. She will be laid to rest beside of her husband Ray in the Browning-Dye Cemetery at Verner.
Pallbearers will be Jimmy Justice, Timmy Justice, Jerry Justice, John David Justice, Pudgie Grimmett and Jim Ed Perry.
Honorary pallbearers will be Dickie Trent, Rev. Clarence Blankenship, Barry Frye, Kenny Workman, Leonard “Buddy” Ellis, Jerry Perry, Frank Vance, Danny Browning, Clifford Browning, Phillip Collins, Larry Collins and Louie Grimmett.
Visitation will be held from 6-9 p.m. today and one hour prior to services Monday at the tabernacle.
Condolences may be left at www.krantzmcneelyfuneralhome.com
Krantz-McNeely Funeral Home of Man is in charge of the arrangements.