Funeral services for Miss Dona L. Anderson, 87, of
Gainesboro, TN, will be held at 11 A.M. on Wednesday,
October 14, 2015, at Anderson - Upper Cumberland Funeral
Home in Gainesboro, TN. Burial will follow in the Rash Cemetery
in the Antioch community of Jackson County, TN.
The family will receive friends on Tuesday from 4:30 P.M. to
8 P.M., and on Wednesday from 9 A.M. until time of services.
She passed away on Sunday, October 11, 2015, at her
residence in the McCoinsville community.
She was born July 15, 1928, in Jackson County, TN, to the
late James Bedford Anderson and Lola B. Loftis Anderson.
During her career, she served as an elementary school teacher
at Dudney's Hill School in Jackson County; as an employee of
Atlas Boot Mfg. Company in Cookeville, TN, for 35 years; and at
Nielsen Mfg. Company in Gainesboro.
She was a faithful member of the McCoinsville Church of
Christ for more than 65 years. Her hobbies included a flower
garden, visiting relatives, quilting, and caring for four beautiful
and talented cats.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by 3
Brothers: Herman, Elbert, and Fred; and 2 Sisters: Doyle and
Survivors include 1 Sister: Bonnie Forkum and husband,
S.W.; and 2 Brothers: Clarence Anderson and wife, Kathy, and
James Carl Anderson. A host of nieces, nephews, cousins,
friends, and a very special friend: Pat Scott, also survive.
Bro. Jimmy Anderson will officiate at the services.
Memorial donations may be made to the Rash Cemetery or
the McCoinsville Church of Christ by contacting the funeral
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