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Dr P R Anderson

  • Birth 1919
  • Death 26 Aug 2009
  • Burial Brinkley, Monroe County, Arkansas, USA
  • Memorial ID 41884171

obit from online at Johnson County Graphic, Clarksville, AR dated Sept 2, 2009:

Dr. P. R. Anderson, 90, of Arkadelphia left this earth on Wednesday August 26, 2009 at his home.

He was preceeded in death by his wife Alice Lee Anderson, and his son Rupert Anderson. He is survived by his daughter and son-in-law Melinda and Hugh Harrison of Clarksville, 4 grandchildren: Bryan Anderson and wife Onjie of Dallas Texas, Alexis Morris and husband Ryan of Greenville N. C., Kacee Anderson of HIckory N. C., and Andy Harrison and wife Ashley of Holly Ridge

N. C. ; 3 great-grandchildren Mia Anderson of Dallas Tx, and Sincere and Lela Grace Anderson of Hickory N. C., sister-in-law Estelle Bethea of Little Rock, and brother-in-law James Cotham and wife Shirley of Lawton, Oklahoma.

Dr Anderson attended Arkansas State Teachers College in Conway, and graduated from the University of Arkansas Medical School in Little Rock in 1940. He practiced medicine for 30 years as a surgeon and general practice physician in Arkadelphia.

He was a Captain in the United States Army and served as a doctor in the European Theater throughout World War II.

He was active in his community serving on the Arkadelphia school board and hospital board, as well as enjoying and supporting the Arkansas Razorback Football program.

His main interest was always family and spent his life doing all he could to encourage and support family members. Most recently he was able to devote himself to the love of his life, Alice Lee (his biggest fan), during her lengthy illness as they continued to enjoy their deep love, laughter, and companionship that had become their trademark.

Graveside services were 2PM Saturday, August 30, Oaklawn Cemetery, at Brinkley, Arkansas. Bob Neal & Sons Funeral Home-Brinkley is in charge of arrangements. You may sign the online guestbook at

For those wishing to remember and honor P. R. Anderson , contributions may be made to any organizations support the lives of unborn children.

(Paid Obituary)





  • Created by: Rosa Cline
  • Added: 12 Sep 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 41884171
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Dr P R Anderson (1919–26 Aug 2009), Find A Grave Memorial no. 41884171, citing Oaklawn Cemetery, Brinkley, Monroe County, Arkansas, USA ; Maintained by Rosa Cline (contributor 46510018) .