Juanita (Jones) Anders (1923 - 2012)


Juanita Jones Anders, 88, of Galax, died Friday, June 22, 2012, at Waddell Nursing Home, Galax.
She was the widow of Edgar N. Anders.
She was born Oct. 6, 1923, at Independence, to the late Camet Cephus Jones and Bertha Jane Byrd Jones.
Survivors include daughters and spouses, Mildred and Glen Brickey, Sue and Bob Raxter of Winston-Salem, N.C., Margaret and Arthuer Ellis of Wilson, N.C., Wanda and Larry George, Betty and Barry Shumaker of Burlington, N.C., and Lillie and James Cline of East Bend, N.C.; sons and spouses, Tom and Ginger Anders of Lexington, N.C., Victor and Tina Anders of Tobaccoville, N.C., and Junior and Jackie Anders of King, N.C.; sisters and spouse, Lucille Petty of West Palm Bay, Fla., Guida Lawson, Virginia Anderson and Jane Taylor of Galax and Tonie and Harry Thomas of Mount Airy, N.C.; brother and spouse, Victor and Edna Jones of Oldtown, Fla.; 21 grandchildren; 29 great-grandchildren; 11 great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
A funeral was held at 11 a.m. Monday at the Pleasant Grove Baptist Church, Independence. The Rev. Joe Mack Taylor and Tom Anders officiated. Burial was in Fries Cemetery, Fries.
Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home, Independence, was in charge of arrangements.
Published in Galax Gazette from June 27 to June 28, 2012
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