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Alma Ruth Brown Anderson
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Birth: Aug. 10, 1938
Death: Nov. 8, 2011

Alma Anderson

TUPELO - Alma Ruth Anderson, 73, died Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2011, at Tupelo Health and Rehabilitation Center. She was born on Aug. 10, 1938, in Clinton, Ill., to Daniel and Blanche Brown. She graduated from Clinton High School. She married John David Anderson in 1977 and they moved to Tupelo, making North Mississippi their home. She owned and operated a janitorial service catering to commercial businesses in the area. She enjoyed collecting owls and winning at games of Yahtzee, defeating her husband. She was a loving mother and grandmother, devoted to her family and friends. She was a dedicated member of Shannon First Baptist Church, where she remained active until she became ill. Mrs. Anderson had a quick wit and a strong personality that gave her a special place in the hearts of her family and friends.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at the Tupelo Chapel of Holland Funeral Directors with Bro. Mark Cayson officiating. Burial will be in Tupelo Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be today from 4 to 7 p.m. today from 10 a.m. to service Thursday. Holland Funeral Directors, Tupelo Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.

Survivors include three sons, Dale Silvia (Sandra) of Guin, Ala., Robert Anderson (Tammy) of Shannon and Bobby Bill Williams of California; one sister, Betty Laber of Clearmount, Fla.; eight grandchildren, Dale Silvia, Jennifer Silvia, John Anderson, Chance Silvia, Alex Anderson, Brianna Silvia, Austin Silvia and Kimberly Anderson; four great-grandchildren, seven nephews and two nieces.

She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband; two brothers, Ed Brown and Dick Brown; one nephew; and two special friends, Gwen Sealy and Mary West.

Pallbearers will be Dale Silvia, Robert Anderson, Alex Anderson, John Anderson, Chance Silvia and Austin Silvia.

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Read more: - Obituaries November 9 2011 
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  John David Anderson (1938 - 2006)
Tupelo Memorial Park Cemetery
Lee County
Mississippi, USA
Created by: Teri Williams Graham
Record added: Mar 16, 2012
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Alma Ruth <i>Brown</i> Anderson
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Alma Ruth <i>Brown</i> Anderson
Added by: Teri Williams Graham
Alma Ruth <i>Brown</i> Anderson
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