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Elsie Burnett Anding
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Birth: May 5, 1924
Death: Jul. 29, 2011
Forrest County
Mississippi, USA

Elsie Anding

Funeral services for Elsie Burnett Anding, 87, of Ted, Mississippi, will be Saturday, August 6, 2011, at Colonial Chapel Funeral Home in Bays Springs, Mississippi. Interment will be in the Ted Baptist Church Cemetery. Visitation at Colonial Chapel will be from 10 a.m. until 11a.m.Mrs. Anding was born on May 5, 1924, in Mississippi, and passed away peacefully on July 29, 2011, at the Hattiesburg Health & Rehab in Hattiesburg, Mississippi. Elsie married John Wesley Anding in Mississippi. They moved to Gilchrist, Oregon, in 1946 from Mississippi where they raised their three children--Jane Young, Johnnie Tracy, and James Anding. Elsie was an amazing cook and enjoyed hosting big family get togethers at her home in Gilchrist and at the Oregon Coast. She also enjoyed sewing, playing cards and photography. Elsie was the PostMaster in Gilchrist from July 30, 1977, retiring in April 27, 1989. Elsie was an active member in Eastern Star in Bend, Oregon, as well as in Mississippi. Her volunteer work also extended to the PTA as President, Camp Fire Girls, elections, and many roles in her community church. Elsie was very proud of all of her children graduating from college. Elsie also had six grandchildren and five great grandchildren.Elsie was preceded in death by her husband John Wesley Anding and parents Orion and Libby Burnett of Ted, Mississippi.Elsie is survived by her sister, Eloise Adams of Brandon, Mississippi. Her two daughters, Jane Young and her husband Mike Young from Danville, California, Johnnie Tracy and her husband Mark Tracy from Holly Springs, North Carolina; and one son James Anding of Gilchrist, Oregon. Grandchildren include Jeffery S. Williams-Tracy of Charlotte, North Carolina; Justin B. Tracy of Alpharetta, Georgia; Kevin M. Young of San Carlos, California; Kristi J. Johnson of Reno, NV; Wesley J. Anding of JBER Air Force Base, Anchorage, Alaska; and, Chelsie L. Anding of Crescent, Oregon. Great-grandchildren include Heywood Williams-Tracy and Hamlin Williams-Tracy of Alpharetta, Georgia; Holden R. Tracy and Eleanor R. Tracy of Charlotte, North Carolina; and, Kianna J. Young of San Carlos, California. She also had many friends.And family in Mississippi and Oregon.

Published in Clarion Ledger on August 5, 2011 
Family links: 
  Orion James Burnett (1893 - 1982)
  Libbie T. Chisholm Burnett (1901 - 1983)
  John Wesley Anding (1920 - 2009)
Ted Baptist Church Cemetery
Smith County
Mississippi, USA
Created by: Faye Nations McCardle
Record added: Aug 05, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 74452635

- Faye Nations McCardle
 Added: Aug. 5, 2011

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