Dorothy Anderson

September 23, 1921 - October 17, 2011

Dorothy Marie Anderson, age 90, of Pottsboro, Texas, passed away on October 17, 2011. She was born September 23, 1921, in Cannan, Texas, to Noel and Appalona “Appie” (Wakefield) Hansard. On September 8, 1940, Dorothy married Rodney Lee Anderson, in McKinney, Texas. Her whole life revolved around her church, Hagerman Baptist Church, and her family. Dorothy loved to work in her flowerbed; and, always gave “Mamaw Scratchers” to everyone to wash their dishes with. She is survived by her son, Dale Anderson and wife Nancy of Pottsboro, Texas; daughters, Patricia Shearer and husband Archie of Sherman, Texas, Doris “Punkin” Potter and husband James of Farmersville, Texas; seven grandchildren; ten great-grandchildren; and many, many, other loving family members and friends. Dorothy is preceded in death by her parents, Noel and Appie Hansard; and brothers, Billy and Douglas Hansard. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, October 19, 2011, at 2:00 p.m., at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Chapel. Interment will follow at Ridgeview Memorial Park in Allen, Texas. The family will receive friends during a visitation on Tuesday evening, beginning at 6:00 p.m. at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow. Donations may be made to Monday Morning Ministries at Hagerman Baptist Church, 4619 Refuge Road, Sherman, Texas, 75092.

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Dale, Patricia,and Doris, I just read about your mother's services in the paper. I am so sorry. She and your dad were such good people. In going thru Mom's things I have a few pictures of your mom and also of your grandmother . If you will get in touch with me I would be glad to give them to you. 972-736-2103 June Taylor, October 28, 2011 Mrs. Anderson was truly a Child of the King and a true Prayer Warrior. I always new that she was praying for me for the Peace that I would feel when she did. We are so blessed to have had the privilege to have known such a beautiful woman of God and are keeping her memories in our hearts. We pray for all of her family during this time. Glenda & Kevin Fairbrother, October 19, 2011 Your family has touched my life in so many ways. She was so special and I just imagine that she's having the time of her life right now. Please don't mourn, but look forward to the day you'll see her again. You know as well as I do that you will, and she's gonna want to hear you sing and play! Love you all! Teresa Peterson, October 18, 2011 I love you and will miss you and will look forward to seeing you in heaven. Your sweet smile will be missed. Thank you for all the memories. I am praying for the comfort of your family in this time of mourning. Rock Lee Thurston, October 18, 2011 "Mamaw Dorothy" was a wonderful, loving, Christian lady. She always made me feel like family and would give me a sweet kiss every time I saw her. Now she is rejoicing with the Lord and her family in Heaven. We will see her again one day because Christ has made a way. You are loved and will be missed by those whose lives you have touched. Rainelle McDonald, October 18, 2011 Mrs. Anderson was a very, very, special LADY. She was a true LADY in every sense of the word. SHE WAS A LOYAL FRIEND AND NEVER SAID ANYTHING NEGATIVE ABOUT ANYONE AND WE COUNTED IT A HONOR TO BE CONSIDERED as One of HER FRIENDS. Love to All of YOU! Glenn & Linda Thurston, October 18, 2011