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Mary Anderson

1926 - 2017 Obituary Condolences
Mary Anderson Obituary
Anderson, Mary
1926 - 2017
Mary Elsie Anderson departed this life peacefully Friday, August 18, 2017 at the age of 90 years old. She was born in McKees Rock, PA on October 25, 1926 and raised on Lookout Mountain, TN. Mary attended Bennett College in Greensboro, NC and later obtained her Bachelors of Science degree from Ohio Dominican University. Mary retired as a Librarian from the Columbus Metropolitan Library, Martin Luther King Branch. Mary was a member of Second Baptist Church for over 50 years. Preceded in death by her parents, three brothers, and her devoted husband of 43 years William Anderson, Sr. Left to cherish Mary's memory are her children, Maria Idella (Carl) Lee, William Hammond Anderson, Jr., Joel Robinson (Barbara) Anderson, and Carla Lynn Anderson; 14 grandchildren; 19 great grandchildren; special first cousin, Goldie Drewery of McKees Rock, PA; and a host of cousins, nieces, nephews and friends. Celebration of Life 10 a.m. Saturday, August 26, 2017 at Lord Jesus Christ Church, 634 Gibbard Ave., where the family will receive friends from 9 a.m. until start of service. Interment Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens. Arrangements entrusted to DIEHL-WHITTAKER FUNERAL SERVICE, 720 E. Long St. To express condolences to the Anderson family, please visit Mary's online memory book at www.diehl-whittaker.com/obits
Published in The Columbus Dispatch on Aug. 23, 2017
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