Jun. 18, 2000 Grand Chain Pulaski County Illinois, USA
Mary Cornelia Anderson, 76, of Grand Chain died at 4:30 p.m. Sunday at her residence.
She was of the Baptist faith.
Surviving are two daughters, Patricia "Pug" Keeling of Cypress and Mary Benton of Grand Chain; three sons, David "Corky" Anderson, Dennis "Tinker" Anderson and James Anderson, all of Grand Chain; 16 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; and two great- great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by three grandchildren; two sisters; and three brothers. Her parents were Louis and Sadie Lackey Caudle.
Graveside services will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Hillerman Baptist Church Cemetery. The Rev. David Keyes will officiate.
Friends may call from 11 a.m. until noon at Aikins-Farmer Funeral Home in Metropolis.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to the American Cancer Society, c/o Joann Fletcher, 2707 North Ave., Metropolis, IL 62960; or the American Diabetes Association, 2580 Federal Drive, Suite 403, Decatur, IL 62526.