William Anderson Sr.
William J. Anderson Sr., 81, of Georgetown, S.C. died Friday, April 6, 2012, at his son’s residence.
Mr. Anderson was born in Georgetown on May 28, 1930, a son of the late Edward Anderson and Minnie Lambert Anderson.
He was a former employee of Ward’s Roofing Company and retired as Fire Chief of the City of Georgetown in 1989.
Mr. Anderson was a member of Fireside Ministries and the S.C. Firemen’s Association.
Surviving are his wife, Lillie M. Anderson of Georgetown; a daughter, Glenda A. Avant (Wally) of Georgetown; two sons, Pastor Billy Anderson (Flora) and Mitch Anderson (Karen), both of Georgetown; a brother, Ben Anderson (Betty) of Georgetown; a sister, Mary A. Parker of Georgetown; a sister-in-law, Lula Anderson of Georgetown; six grandchildren, Will Anderson (Mandy), Christy Anderson (Ryan), Brad Anderson (Bernie), Jan Avant, Mitchie Anderson (Amanda), and Jimmy Anderson; and eight great-grandchildren, Josie, Ethan, Lillian, Eli, Amos, Corrin, David, and Micah Anderson.
Mr. Anderson was predeceased by three brothers, Edward Anderson, Harry Anderson, and David Anderson; and a sister, Bertha Altman Owens.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Monday afternoon, April 9, 2012, at Fireside Ministries.
Officiating will be Pastor Billy Anderson.
Burial will follow in Pennyroyal Memorial Gardens.
The family will receive friends at Fireside Ministries prior to the service on Monday from one until two.
Sign a guest book at www.mayerfuneralhome.com.
The Georgetown Chapel of Mayer Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Jimmie Ree Wardlaw
Jimmie Ree Wardlaw, age 103, of Sanford Community, Madison County, Ga. passed away Wednesday, April 4, 2012.
Jimmie Ree Wardlaw was born October 5, 1908.
She was the last surviving of 11 children of James Anthony Stone and Annie Epps Stone of Sanford Community.
Her life was dedicated to her family, her church, and her community.
She was predeceased by her husband, L.C. Wardlaw, Jr. and her brothers and sisters, Nannie Mae Thornton, Ruth Dillard, Gertrude Crawford, Zora Hopkins, Darlene Barnett, Bonnie Lee Edwards, Vera Fouche, John Richard Stone, Walter North Stone, and A. L. Stone Sr.
Survivors include her sister-in-law, Mary M. Stone.
The family recognizes the special care given by Cobb Health Care, Comer, Ga.
As a young lady Mrs. Wardlaw rode the train to Atlanta, stayed with family and worked at H.S. Kress downtown as a clerk.
She attended the first performance at the Fox Theater.
In later years she lived in Andrews, S.C. and owned Jimmie Ree’s dress shop until 1974 when she moved back to Sanford Community and built her home.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, April 7, 2012, at Gordon’s Chapel United Methodist Church, Nowhere Road, Sanford Community with the Rev. Bill Jackson conducting the service.
Visitation will be Friday, April 6, 2012, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Lord & Stephens, Danielsville.
Memorials may be made to the Gordon’s Chapel Perpetual Care Cemetery Trust, 991 Smith Road, Hull, GA 30646.
Lord and Stephens Danielsville is in charge of arrangements (lordandstephens.com).
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