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Dorothy Soulé Anderson

August 27, 1929 - January 15, 2021

Dorothy Soulé Anderson passed away at home on January 15, 2021 at the age of 91. She was born on August 27, 1929 in Union City, NJ and was the daughter of William Manuel Soulé and Doris Mabel (Russell) Soulé. She grew up in northern New Jersey and Maryland and graduated from Bergenfield (New Jersey) High School in 1947. She then attended the Latin American Institute in New York City and worked at a number of positions requiring Spanish language skills. She married Clifford F. Anderson on August 8, 1953 and lived mainly in Connecticut, Maine and Mississippi. She moved to Allen after Cliff passed.

During her long life, she and Cliff traveled throughout the United States, Canada, Europe, Japan, New Zealand, Australia and South Africa. Both she and Cliff instilled a love of reading, learning and music in their sons. In Mississippi she was very active with the Hospital Auxiliary. While living in Allen she enjoyed socializing with her friends, Wii bowling, cards, and knitting cold weather caps for needy children in the Dallas area schools. She continued to travel with friends. Dorothy was a dedicated member of the choir of Christ the Servant Lutheran Church in Allen.

Dorothy is survived by her son David Anderson (Michele Wolfe) of Westerly, Rhode Island; two granddaughters, Kathryn Anderson of Branford, Connecticut and Kimberly Ryerson (Brandon) of Yucca Valley, California; niece Beth Soulé (Michael Valdivia) of Keller, Texas; nephew Stephen Soulé (Rachel Stott) of Vienna, Virginia; five grand nephews and grand nieces.

She was predeceased by her husband Clifford Anderson, son Carl Anderson (Sheryl Pikula), and brother Arthur Russell (Russ) Soulé (Carolyn).

There will be a memorial service at Christ the Servant Church, 821 S. Greenville, Allen, TX, on (tentatively) February, 6, 2021 at 10am CST. The service will be broadcast on the church's facebook page. Interment will be at the DFW National Cemetery at a later date.

The family would like to express their thanks and love for all of her friends at church who have watched over her and helped her over the the years. She was truly grateful for all of your fellowship and support. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the Christ the Servant Church of Allen, TX in her memory.

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I'm so sorry for your loss! I had just gone to the grocery store for her the day before. She was a very independent woman who I admired. God gained another angel. Jane Wilson, January 24, 2021