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 Marion <I>Elliott</I> Anderson

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Marion Elliott Anderson

  • Birth 20 Jul 1922 Roanoke City, Virginia, USA
  • Death 21 Dec 2012 Lynchburg City, Virginia, USA
  • Burial Lynchburg, Lynchburg City, Virginia, USA
  • Memorial ID 102644510

Marion Elliott Anderson, 90, of Lynchburg passed away Friday, December 21, 2012. She was the loving wife of the late David Ray Anderson, Sr. for 58 years. Born July 20, 1922 in Roanoke, she was the daughter of the late James William Elliott, Sr. and Marjorie Keeley Elliott. In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, Roy E. Elliott and a grand- daughter, Emma Reese Anderson.

As a young woman, Marion was a pilot who taught instrumental flying during World War II. She was a devoted mother who relished spending time with her family and a devout Catholic at St. Thomas More Church. Marion was a great cook, an avid gardener and a tireless volunteer in her community. She loved music and she and Dave were always seen as the best couple on the dance floor. After retiring as a bookkeeper, she enjoyed travel and the beach was her favorite destination. She leaves to cherish her memory five children, David Anderson, Jr. and wife, Mary of Roanoke, Stephen Anderson and wife, Renee of Lynchburg, Marjorie Dorman and husband, Jim of Forest, Ann Tretiak and husband, Stan of Richmond and Betty Burch and husband, Terry of Forest; a brother, James W. Elliott, Jr. of Roanoke; a sister-in-law, Marilyn K. Elliott of Roanoke; thirteen grandchildren and eleven great-grandchildren. The family will receive relatives and friends from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., Thursday, December 27, 2012 at Heritage Funeral Service 427 Graves Mill Rd. Lynchburg. A graveside service will be conducted at 11:00 a.m. Friday, December 28, 2012 at Fort Hill Memorial Park by the Rev. Dr. Tom Bryant. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made in memory of Marion Anderson to the ForThe Cure at Komen Central Virginia, 1433 Johnston Willis Dr. Richmond, VA 23235. Heritage Funeral Service and Crematory, (434) 239-2405 is assisting the family. Memories and thoughts may be shared with the family at www.heritagefuneralandcremation.com

Published in The News & Advance on December 26, 2012


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  • Created by: Stephanie Nichols
  • Added: 26 Dec 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 102644510
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Marion Elliott Anderson (20 Jul 1922–21 Dec 2012), Find A Grave Memorial no. 102644510, citing Fort Hill Memorial Park, Lynchburg, Lynchburg City, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Stephanie Nichols (contributor 46845413) .