Alice Andrews Anderson, 97, of Galax, Va., passed away Thursday, Sept. 16, 2021, in the Waddell Nursing and Rehab Center.
Mrs. Anderson was born on Nov. 26, 1923, in Galax, Va., to Charles (Charlie) and Callie Roberts Andrews.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by husband, Joe L. Anderson; and brother-in-law, F.H. (Tater) Anderson.
Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, Joe Michael (Mike) and Geneva Anderson of Galax, Va.; step-grandson, Tyler L. Newman and wife, Kelsey A. Newman ,of Mechanicsville, Va.; sisters-in-law, Jan Hugo of Newport News, Va., Pearl Anderson of New Castle, Va., and Shirley Anderson of Galax, Va.; and several nieces, nephews and special cousins.
Mrs. Anderson was a lifetime member of the First United Methodist Church of Galax.
During World War II she was employed by the Grayson County Rationing Board in Independence, Va.
When TV Cable first came to Galax, she was with them for 24 years until she retired.
A funeral service was held Tuesday at 11 a.m. in the First United Methodist Church with the Rev. Mark McFadden and the Rev. Richard Gregory officiating. Burial followed in the Anderson Cemetery. The family received friends Tuesday from 10 a.m. until time for the funeral service at the First United Methodist Church.
Mask and social distancing will be required for the visitation and the funeral service.
Flowers are appreciated or donations may be made to the First United Methodist Church.
A guestbook is available online at www.vaughanguynn.com.
Vaughan-Guynn Funeral Home is serving the family.
Published by Galax Gazette from Sep. 28 to Sep. 29, 2021.