NELL R. ANDERSON, 77, passed away on Sunday, May 11, 2014, at St. Joseph Hospital. A native of Shreveport, La., she moved to Fort Wayne in 1965. She retired from Fort Wayne State Developmental Center in 1995 after 30 years of service. Surviving are her children, Alfred III (Denise) Anderson, Louise Freeman, Carolyn (Arthur) Moore, Barney Anderson, Rev. Dr. Robert Anderson, and Randal Anderson; sister, Helen DeBose; uncle, Oscar Draughn; aunt, Velma Jean Draughn; eight grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and a host of other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents, Alberta Guions and Ruben Allen; three sons, Ruben, Tommy Lee and Wilbert Anderson; two sisters, Lucille Allen and JoAnn Allen; and Alfred Anderson Jr. Service is 11 a.m. Saturday, May 17, 2014, at Union Baptist Church, 2200 Smith St., with calling two hours prior. Burial in Covington Memorial Gardens. Arrangements by Ellis Funeral Home. View entire obit at www.ellisfh.com
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Published in Fort Wayne Newspapers on May 15, 2014