Marion Collins Anderson, 85, of Claxton, died Thursday, September 17 at North Spring Assisted Living Home in Claxton, under the care of Ogeechee Area Hospice. A life-long resident of Evans County, she was employed with the family business, Baggett's IGA, until 1979. She was a member of First Baptist Church of Claxton and was a homemaker. Mrs. Anderson was a 1941 graduate of Claxton High School.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Carroll M. Anderson; parents, Dean and Pauline Collins; and sister, June Collins DeLoach.
Surviving are a son, Carroll F. Anderson and wife, Vicki; daughter, Pam Peace and husband, Mickey of Claxton; grandchildren, Michelle P. Parker of Glennville, Dr. Brent Anderson of Nashville, TN, Brooke A. Walker of Los Angeles, CA, Jessica Peace of Atlanta, Chelsea Anderson of Athens, and Joy P. Meadows of Clarkston; five great-grandchildren, Andrew and Brandon Parker of Glennville, Owen Anderson of Nashville, TN, Kate Walker of Los Angeles, CA and Noah Meadows of Clarkston.
Funeral services will be held Sunday, September 20, 2 p.m. at The First Baptist Church in Claxton with the Rev. Dan Hughes officiating. Interment will follow at Brewton Cemetery in Hagan.
J. Mellis NeSmith Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.