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Donna Gaynell (McCrory) Anderson

December 14, 1951 ~ November 5, 2019 (age 67)

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Obituary

Donna Gaynell McCrory Anderson, 67, passed away November 5, 2019, at her home in Grove Hill, AL. Donna was raised up in Antioch Baptist Church and New Prospect Church.  She graduated from Clarke County High School in 1968. Donna married her husband, Wiley Edward Anderson, Jr. on October 25,1969. She was a homemaker, loved to sit with the sick, loved gardening, canning, loved to sew and make quilts. She also loved to read Danielle Steele Books, watch Game shows and anything related to Indian Artifacts. Donna helped her husband in the pulpwood business, even when she was pregnant. She was a very hard working woman.  Donna loved her family and friends, they were her world.  People would say if you left Donna's house hungry, then that was your own fault.  Donna would sometimes say to her children and grandchildren " I'm going to get the fire poker after you", but she loved them more than anything in the world.  Donna's family said their Mom was upbeat throughout her illness, and said she was going to keep on fighting!

Survivors

Sons:

Thomas Edward ( Rachel) Anderson

Patrick Dewayne Anderson

Brantley ( Jennifer) Anderson 

Richard Lee ( Sally) Anderson

Michael ( Brooke) Anderson

Houston ( Adriana) Anderson

Daughters:

Catherine ( Cecil) Singleton

Jennifer ( William) Carpenter

23 Grandchildren

7 Great Grandchildren

Preceded in Death By:

Husband:

Wiley Edward Anderson, Jr. 

Parents:

Martin McCrory and Minnie May Hare

Daughter:

Rhonda Lynn Anderson

Granddaughter:

Alyssa Anderson

Brother:

Shannon McCrory

Pallbearers:

Thomas Edward Anderson, Patrick Dewayne Anderson, Brantley Anderson, Richard Lee Anderson, Michael Anderson, and Houston Anderson. 

Honorary Pallbearers:

Cecil Singleton, William Carpenter, Dusty James, Brandon Anderson, Zachery Atchison, Jeremy Peters and Brother-in-laws.

There will be a wake on Thursday evening, November 7, 2019, 6-8 PM, at Antioch Baptist Church, Jackson, AL.  Funeral Service will be Friday, November 8, 2019, 10:00 AM, Antioch Baptist Church. 

Officiating will be Bro. Danny Chancey and Bro. Justin Olvey with St. Stephens Funeral Home directing.  Interment will be at New Prospect Cemetery, Coffeeville, AL.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Services

Wake
Thursday
November 7, 2019

6:00 PM
Antioch Baptist Church
Highway 43
Grove Hill, Alabama 36451

Funeral Service
Friday
November 8, 2019

10:00 AM
Antioch Baptist Church
Highway 43
Grove Hill, Alabama 36451

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