EAST PRAIRIE - Edith Laverne Anderson, 73, died at 4:05 a.m. Jan. 10, 2004, at the Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau.
Born March 26, 1930, in Corinth, Miss., to the late Harmon and Sallie Barger Crum, she had lived in Dexter and East Prairie most of her life. She was a member of the Jehovah's Witness Kingdom Hall in East Prairie and a graduate of the Anniston High School in Anniston.
On Oct. 26, 1948, she married Billy Dale Anderson, who survives of the home.
Other survivors include: one daughter, Sally Rae Snow of Rensselaer, Ind.; four brothers, Cletus Crum of East Prairie, Cecil Crum of Calumet City, Ill., J.W. Crum of Gary, Ind., and Jack Crum of Nashville, Tenn.; three sisters, Bertha Fisher of Greenback, Tenn., Ozell Griffin of Sacramento, Calif., and Pauline Fowler of Birmingham, Ala.; and three grandsons and four great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by two brothers, Deward and Grady Crum.
A memorial service will be conducted at 6:30 p.m. today at the Jehovah's Witness Kingdom Hall, 400 N. Ingram in Sikeston with Joe Hill officiating.
Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie is in charge of local arrangements.
may be made to:
Jehovah's Witness Kingdom Hall
P.O. Box 189
East Prairie, MO 63845