Mildred Anderson Obituary

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Mildred Herring Anderson

December 21, 1918 - October 11, 2010
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Mildred Herring Anderson, 91, loving mother, devoted wife, and faithful Christian died on October 11, 2010. She was born on December 21, 1918 in Mart, TX. The daughter of Henry Kirby Herring and Fay Patty, Mildred (Pat) had two sisters Laura Clinger of SLC, Utah and Martha Denton of Waco, TX. After having graduated from Hillsboro Jr. College in 1937, she married her sweetheart, Coach James Barlow Anderson of Bynum, TX and they began 68 years together. She is survived by her only son, the Rev. Msgr. James B. Anderson, priest of the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston and professor in the School of Theology of the University of St....
Mildred Herring Anderson, 91, loving mother, devoted wife, and faithful Christian died on October 11, 2010. She was born on December 21, 1918 in Mart, TX. The daughter of Henry Kirby Herring and Fay Patty, Mildred (Pat) had two sisters Laura Clinger of SLC, Utah and Martha Denton of Waco, TX.
After having graduated from Hillsboro Jr. College in 1937, she married her sweetheart, Coach James Barlow Anderson of Bynum, TX and they began 68 years together. She is survived by her only son, the Rev. Msgr. James B. Anderson, priest of the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston and professor in the School of Theology of the University of St. Thomas. Mildred is also survived by her nephews, Philip Clinger and Mitchell Parks and her nieces, Martha Cooper and Elaine Clyde.
During World War II, while her husband Barlow was away at sea as a Lieutenant Junior Grade in the United States Navy, she served in the Pentagon, Washington, D.C. Having moved as a family to Houston in 1955, Pat (as she liked to be called) began her work in the Houston schools. Her greatest joy was being a caring wife and mother. She enjoyed her family, her home, her yard, her toy poodle Jill and being a good neighbor to all. She also loved entertaining and was a most gracious hostess.
St. Ambrose Catholic Church was her spiritual home, where she served the parish council and the Legion of Mary. Pat also considered it an honor to be a Daughter of the American Revolution (Ann Poage Chapter) and to assist the Chapel Guild of the University of St. Thomas.
Visitation will be 5:00pm to 7:00pm, Thursday, October 14, 2010 at Earthman's Hunters Creek Chapel. A rosary will be recited at 7:00pm followed by a Vigil for the Deceased on Thursday. The Funeral Liturgy will be celebrated at 10:00 am, Friday, October 15, 2010 at St. Ambrose Catholic Church with Msgr. Anderson and brother priests concelebrating. Rite of Committal will follow at Forest Park Westheimer.
In lieu of flowers, contributions in Mildred's name may be made to the University of St. Thomas.

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