Lavida Marie (Anderson) Topp(1929 - 2012)

Lavida Marie Topp, 83, of Greenville, Texas, died Sunday, Dec. 9, 2012, at the Briarcliff Health Center. There was a visitation Wednesday Dec. 12, 2012, at the Coker-Mathews Funeral Home in Greenville. No services are planned.
Marie was born Aug. 29, 1929, in Glenwood, to Archie and Nita Bradway Anderson. She married Orville Topp on May 12, 1948, in Red Oak. She worked many years as an operator with Southwestern Bell until her retirement.
She was a member of the Hillsdale Methodist Church in Glenwood, and stayed active in different organizations such as the Pink Ladies, Union Secretary and the Antique Car Club of Northwest Texas.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; sister, Ruth Anderson; brothers, Herbert, Archie, Ray, Floyd, Franklin, Marion, Richard, and Buddy Anderson; and son-in-law, Terry Keller.
Marie is survived by her son, Rodney Topp; daughter, Susan Keller; sister, Jane Miller; eight grandchildren, Rodney Topp, Jr., Rodrick Topp, Johnny Einert, Johnai Einert, Dena Chapman, Dondi Tarrant, Shay Cooper, Shalane Ward; 11 great-grandchildren, Jade Chapman, Paden Chapman, Evelyn Cooper, Octavius Cooper, Cayden Ward, Rylan Ward, Johnathon Einert, Johnny Einert III, Joshua Einert, Jaeleigh Johnson and Izabella Johnson.
For more information or to express condolences, visit www.cokermathews.com.
Published in The Opinion-Tribune on Dec. 19, 2012