Frances Eley Anderson, 79, of Brandon passed from this life Monday, May 16, 2011 at Crossgates River Oaks Hospital, Brandon.
Funeral services are 2:00pm Wednesday, May 18, 2011 at Bethel Baptist Church in Brandon with interment in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends 12:00-2:00pm Wednesday at the church.
Frances was born Friday, May 6, 1932 in Hinds County, Mississippi, a daughter of the late Lee Hawthorne and Katherine Eley Hawthorne.
She was an active member of Bethel Baptist Church and the Red Hatters of Pearl, as well as a member of the American Legion Ladies Auxiliary.
Survivors include her husband of 60 years, J.W. "Andy" Anderson, Jr. of Brandon; son, Dale Anderson and wife Libby of Brandon; grandchildren, Jennifer Layton O'Neal and husband David of Biloxi and Walter Dale Anderson, Jr. of Rapid City, SD; great-grandson, Thomas Maguire of Rapid City, SD; brother, Henry Hawthorne of Pearl; and sisters, Louise Wixson of Pearl, Sarah Haskins of Kennesaw, GA, Annette Creel of Pearl, Betty Dulworth of Springfield, TN, Clara Reid of Morton and Margaret Hawthorne of Texas.