Mrs. Earnie Mae Anderson, 71 of Childress, passed away December 4, 2020. Graveside services were held Saturday, December 19 at Childress Cemetery. Burial followed under the direction of Johnson Funeral Home.
She was born December 17, 1948 in Savannah, Georgia to Earlene Bennett and Ernie Jones. Earnie Mae moved to Childress in 1957. She attended J.J. Rhoades schools. She completed her education in 1970 as well as her nurse’s aide training. She married the love of her life, Joe Robert Anderson, on February 13, 1964. To this union was born three daughters.
Earnie Mae was employed as a presser at Royal Park/GlenTex Fashions. For the last 20 years, she was employed as a private duty caretaker. She was also seamstress.
She loved to crochet and crocheted many afghans, tissue holders and dolls. She loved learning new patterns, watching shows and getting new ideas and even trying some of them out. Earnie Mae was a devoted daughter, loving wife, great mother and best Granny and Grammy ever!
She was a faithful member of Laster’s Chapel COGIC and First Church of God In Christ where she served in a number of capacities, Sunday School teacher, Sunday School superintendent, church secretary, choir president and Sunshine Band and Purity Class president among others things.
Earnie Mae was preceded in death by her husband, Joe Anderson, her parents and grandparents.
She leaves to cherish her memory her daughters, Angela Anderson O’Bryant and spouse Marvin of Mesquite, Texas, Darla Anderson of Childress and Miranda Stallings and spouse Byron of Fort Worth; brother Willie E. Jones, Jr. of Childress; her #1 grandson Jonathan Robert Anderson of Fort Worth; her #1 granddaughter Maegan Danene Anderson of Fort Worth; her adopted son Peter Moore of Fort Worth; her sister-in-law Oreva Vajdl and her brother-in-law Rev. Cecil R. Jones; her aunt Gracie Anderson; her cousins Mary Ann Tucker and Arthur Jordan, Jr.; her sister in Christ, Sister Lillie M. Smith; and a host of other of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.