Myrtie Ellen Anderson

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Myrtie Ellen Anderson, age 69, died Friday, Dec. 27, 2013 at her home.

She was born March 3, 1944 in New London, Ohio, daughter of the late Bernard and Tworea (Meade) Ratliff. Myrtie was a lifelong resident of New London and a 1962 graduate of New London High School. She retired from Miller Bros. Super Valu in 2006 after 27 years. Myrtie was a member of the New London Church of Christ. She served several terms on village council.

Surviving are her husband of 29 years, Mayor Darwin K. Anderson, whom she married February 14, 1984; daughters Theresa Elliott of Sandusky, Melissa (Kevin) Seidel of Fitchville, her son Douglas (Kim) Elliott of Vermilion; Step-children, Mitchell Anderson of Bailey Lakes, Mark (Sharon) Anderson of Ashland, Melissa (Art) Szabo of Ashland; her brother, Kenneth Ratliff of New London, her sister and best friend Bernadette Fannin and her very special brother-in-law Kenney Fannin of New London; 11 grandchildren, Holly, Tanecia and Kayla , Brandy , Hunter, Gage, Matthew, Chad, Heidi, Tyler, Joshua; 6 great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents and sister, Diana Ratliff.

Funeral services were held Tuesday, Dec. 31, at the Eastman Funeral Home, 200 West Main St., New London, Ohio, with Linro Meade officiating. Burial followed at Grove Street Cemetery, New London.

Memorial contributions may be made to the family c/o Eastman Funeral Home. Online condolences may be made at

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Eastman Funeral Home - New London
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New London, OH 44851
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Published in The Floyd County Times from Jan. 2 to Jan. 3, 2014