On November 8, 1948, the only daughter of Benjamin and Martha Anderson was born. Mary M. Anderson was the eldest of five children.
Mary departed this life on July 16, 2018.
She was preceded in death by her parents and brother, Johnny, and two special men in her life.
Mary attended Woodland Elementary and later graduated from Central High School in 1967. After graduation she began her employment with the Internal Revenue Service on January 3, 1968 of which she dedicated forty-five years of service. During that time Mary developed a special friendship with Nancy Garrison and they both retired together in 2013 from the IRS. She had several hobbies, including bingo, slots at the casino and crocheting.
With the union of Andrew Scott, she was blessed with a beautiful daughter, Alice. Later in life, she connected with Dorl Williams, and she gained a bonus daughter with Danita Buford. She gifted Mary with bonus grand and great-grandchildren. Mary had a maternal presence with her nieces and nephews, Jerry and Jennifer Hoggatt, Christopher and Brandy Sweeten as well as Jerborie Watts.
Mary Anderson is survived by her only daughter, Alice Anderson; grandchildren: DiMarcco, Dalice, and DiJhon; brothers: Harry, (Keith, her brother-in-law) Jerry and Charles; and a host of nieces and nephews. She will truly be missed by her family and friends.
Funeral service for Mary Anderson will be held Friday, July 27, 11:00 a.m. at the Lawrence A. Jones and Sons Funeral Chapel, 1800 E. Linwood Blvd.
Visitation will be from 9:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. at the Chapel.
Interment, Forest Hill Cemetery.