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Virginia Roane Anderson

Death 15 Mar 2005 (aged 90)
Burial Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee, USA
Memorial ID 103781554 · View Source
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VIRGINIA ROANE ANDERSON, 90, of Memphis, retired admissions counselor for the University of Memphis, died Tuesday at Bright Glade Nursing Home after a year's confinement there. After her 30 years of service at the university Mrs. Anderson worked part time at Goldsmith's for ten years. Mrs. Anderson, the widow of W. S. Anderson, leaves a son, William S. Anderson, Jr., of Memphis; a sister, Elma Neal Roane of Memphis, who cared for her during her illness and a brother, Landon Roane of Conyers, Georgia. Mrs. Anderson attended the UM Training School and was a graduate of Messick High School. She also graduated from Miller Hawkins Business School and worked with the College Specialist Bureau, a teacher placement agency. She was an outstanding crappie and bream fisherman and was an inductee into the U.S. Badminton Hall of Fame. Mrs. Anderson was also an ardent fan of the Tigers since 1950, following the Tigers to numerous tournaments and bowl games. Visitation is at 1:00 p.m. and Services at 2:00 p.m. Thursday, March 17, at Memorial Park North Chapel. The family requests that any memorials be sent to Buntyn Presbyterian Church where she was a member. (Published in The Commercial Appeal on March 16, 2005)

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  • Created by: Carole McCaig
  • Added: 19 Jan 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 103781554
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Virginia Roane Anderson (26 Jan 1915–15 Mar 2005), Find A Grave Memorial no. 103781554, citing Memorial Park Cemetery, Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee, USA ; Maintained by Carole McCaig (contributor 46785778) .