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Edna Anderson
  • 101 years old
  • Date of birth: May 13, 1913
  • Date of passing: Jul 28, 2014
Let the memory of Edna be with us forever

Mrs. Edna Anderson of Alexander City, Alabama died Monday, July 28, 2014.

Funeral service for Mrs. Edna M.Anderson will be Sunday, August 3, 2014 at Peace & Goodwill Baptist Church at 2:00pm.

Burial will follow at Peace & Goodwill Baptist Church Cemetery.

Wright's Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Memorial Tributes
This tribute was added by Marion Thomas on 15th May 2015

"Aunt Edna I miss you and all the good times we had laughing, joking and having fun. I know you miss those hot pepper you were so fond of.. I will always cherish that beautiful quilts you made, it keeps me warm on cold nights."

This tribute was added by Marva Thomas-Moon on 15th May 2015

"Memories are the legacy of love.  I will never forget the times I would visit Aunt Edna and she would make me laugh.  
Love to the family."

This tribute was added by Marion Thomas on 5th August 2014

"Aunt Enda you are our favorite aunt.This is Claudis Thomas daughter
Marion and family. We always love to visit you when we came home .You always had something to say to keep us smiling. We miss you and we will forever love you. You will be in our heart forever."

This tribute was added by Mary Murphy on 3rd August 2014

"Rest in peace Ms. Edna, I away enjoy sitting and talking during my visit in alexander city. My deepest sympathy go to the family for a angel has gone home."

This tribute was added by Charlie Leonard on 3rd August 2014

"Rest in Peace Miss Edna. I knew you as a kind, gentle, and loving person. This earth has lost a great soul, but heaven has gained another angel."

This tribute was added by Mamie Ellis on 1st August 2014

"Anderson and Thomas Family, we would like to extend our Sympathy to you at this time as you mourn the loss of your Mother and Grandmother. Aunt Edna has been a very loved and respected part of our family for a long time.  She helped with the care of our loved ones; quick to share her wisdom about gardening, quilting and canning; the person you could talk to about life, her experiences and the changes she has witnessed. Her smile will be missed,  along with her voice when she called you Baby, her Laugh when she was happy and the humble and appreciative tone when she said Thank You for something you did for her.  Our Prayers are with you,
Willie Lee & Willie Arthur Maxwell, Shanee Newsome, Melvin & Mamie Ellis"

This tribute was added by E Richardson on 1st August 2014

"I was sadden to hear of the passing of Aunt Edna.
I have fond memories of my visits with her and the family.

Condolences to the entire Anderson family. Praying for peace and comfort for you all.

Love ya!

Ersie  -  Uncle Joe's Daughter :-)"

This tribute was added by Trina McGrath on 31st July 2014

"Thank-you Lord Jesus for blessing my life to have known you. Mrs. Edna 's beautiful spirit touched my life and others. Thankful for your son Elbron and his wife Norma being in my life, they have helped me through life's struggles I love them so much. Thank-you Jesus for blessing me to know your saints! Jesus is our Rock !"

This tribute was added by James Nix on 31st July 2014

"O God, whose mercies cannot be numbered:  Accept our prayers on behalf of your servant Edna, and grant her an entrance into the land of light and joy, in the fellowship of your saints; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever.  Amen.

Edna came into our lives in 1979 and was an integral part of our family for approximately 15 years.  She was our surrogate mother, grandmother, spiritual advisor, and psychiatrist as well as ably running our household.  Her faith in God, her character, her intelligence, wit, and charm and her ability to do most anything well make her truly one of a kind.  My family and I loved her dearly and I thank God for bringing her into our lives.

I would often hear her humming or singing and would ask her what was the name of the song.  Invariably it was a hymn and I am sure one  of those hymns was "My Shepherd will Supply My Need." The words are so applicable to the way she lived her life:

My Shepherd will supply my need, Jehovah is his name;
in pastures fresh he makes me feed beside the living stream.
He brings my wandering spirit back when I forsake his ways,
and leads me, for his mercy's sake, in paths of truth and grace.

When I walk through the shades of death, thy presence is my stay;
one word of thy supporting breath drives all my fears away.
Thy hand, in sight of all my foes, doth still my table spread;
my cup with blessings overflows, thy oil anoints my head.

The sure provisions of my God attend me all my days; oh,
may thy house be mine abode and all my work be praise.  
There would I find a settled rest, while others go and come;
no more a stranger or a guest, but like a child at home.

James M. Nix, Jr."

This tribute was added by cortney daniels on 29th July 2014

"Aunt edna this your great grandson cortney aka cody want to say u will be missed and we all love u know u and granny can have a beautiful time in heaven luv u auntie tell all our relatives in heaven we luv them all cody and sonya"


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