Mrs. Lethel Griffin Anderson, 89, of Lenoir, NC was taken away from her earthly pain to be with our heavenly father on Friday, October 28, 2011.
Mrs. Anderson was born in Caldwell County to the late Hurley Jobe and Clementine Crump Griffin on March 25, 1922. In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by her husband, Carl H. Anderson; four sisters, Hilda Houck, Ilene Chapman, Maudenna Greene, and Lori Craig.
Lethel was a homemaker for most of her life. She loved to garden and cook Sunday dinners for her family. No one ever left her home hungry.
Nanny was a loving mother, grandmother, and great grandmother. She lived for her four boys, her husband, Carl and grandchildren. Her sweet personality and beautiful smile will be missed by many.
Mrs. Anderson is survived by four sons; Darius Anderson and wife Carole of Hickory, Kenneth Anderson and wife Teresa of Granite Falls, Donald Anderson and wife Patricia of Hickory, Terry Anderson and wife Janice of Granite Falls, one brother; Larry Griffin of Lenoir, one sister; Linda Johnson of Hudson, six grandchildren, seven great grandchildren and two great great grandchildren.
Funeral Services for Mrs. Anderson will be held on Tuesday, November 1, 2011 at 2:00 in Pendry's Chapel. The family will receive friends from 1:00 until 2:00 prior to the service. The burial will follow in Blue Ridge Memorial Park Cemetery.
The family requests memorials be made to Flemings Chapel Baptist Church, 4430 Littlejohn Church Road, Lenoir, NC 28645.
Online condolences may be placed at www.pendrysfuneralhome.com
Pendry's Funeral Home is honored to be serving the Lethel Griffin Anderson family.