|Birth: ||Aug. 9, 1891|
|Death: ||Dec., 1947|
Funeral services were held at two o'clock on Thursday afternoon at the Evangelical United Brethren Church, Lissie for Arthur H. Anderson, prominent citizen of the Chesterville area, who died at the Memorial Hospital in Houston at 12:10 Tuesday morning. He had been ill only a few weeks.
Rev. Paul R. Servey Sr., of San Antonio and Rev. P. L. Davis of El Campo officiated at the funeral services. Three favorite hymns were sung at the church. Burial was in Lakeside Cemetery.
Pallbearers were D. R. Wintermann, Mose Thomas, J. H. Clipson, J. L. Adkins of Eagle Lake, L. S. Sklar of Sealy, Ed Causey and M. E. Isenhower of Lissie and Illey Crow of Chesterville.
Mr. Anderson was born on August 9, 1891 at Providence, Illinois and came to the Chesterville community when a lad of six years old with his family where he has resided since.
In 1920 he was married to Miss Clara M. Segelquist at Lissie, and she survives with two children, Rev. Joe R. Anderson, pastor of the Evangelical Brethren Church at Wichita Falls and Miss Donna Rae Anderson, freshman student in the Eagle Lake High School. One brother, Ben Anderson of Chesterville; a sister, Miss Ruth Anderson of Houston and three grandchildren also survive.
Mr. Anderson had spent all of his life in a farming community and was himself a prominent and efficient farmer, dealing particularly in rice farming. He was associated with the American Rice Growers Association here for many years.
He served for twenty-five years as Superintendent of the Sunday School of the Lissie church to which office he devoted much time and attention. He was an extremely devout man, and family, his church and his community all felt the worth of his justice and kindness. He was ever present at community affairs in the Chesterville and Lissie areas and took a great deal of interest in activities in Eagle Lake.
The many friends of the family join in expressing deepest sympathy.
Eagle Lake Headlight, December 12, 1947
Clara M Segelquist Anderson (1895 - 1964)*
Created by: Jay Skelton
Record added: Sep 21, 2009
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