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James Preston Anderson
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Birth: May 5, 1920
Death: Aug. 16, 2008

Mr. James P. Anderson, 88, of Temple, died Saturday, at a Temple nursing home. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday, at Scanio Harper Funeral Home with Chaplain Ralph McCulloh officiating. Burial will be in Davilla Cemetery with Air Force honors.

James was born in Evening Shade, Ark., to the late Edward Anderson and Marie Brown Anderson. He joined the U.S. Army Air Corp and then the U.S. Air Force. He retired from the Air Force and then worked for the Texas Employment Commission and also worked in sales. He moved to Davilla about 30 years ago after having lived in west Texas and San Antonio. He had been a member of First Presbyterian Church in Temple and the National Rifle Association. On Feb. 14, 1981, he married Freida Gilleland.

He was preceded in death by his wife, on May 12, 2008.

Survivors include daughters, Mary Anderson and Debbie Jones, both of Robinson, and Andrea Carter, of Waco; six grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; brothers, Richard Anderson, of Davilla, and Gilbert Anderson, of Irving; sisters, Dawn Wagner, of Bryan, Audrey Guyellerscog, of Salt Lake City, Utah, and June Horne, of Newport, Ark.

Waco Tribune: 8/19/2008
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  Freida Opal Gilleland Anderson (1918 - 2008)
Davilla Cemetery
Milam County
Texas, USA
Created by: Ruth M. Brown
Record added: Aug 19, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 29136768
James Preston Anderson
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