Gordon Riley Anders
Funeral Date: 6/24/2010

Obituary:
Gordon Riley Anders, age 86, of Jersey, AR. died Tuesday June 22, at Bradley County Medical Center. Born May 8, 1924 in Bradley County, AR. a son of the late Riley C. Anders and Annie Mae Williams Anders he was a retired carpenter, poultry farmer, member Shady Grove Baptist Church, a World War II Marine Corps. veteran and the widower of Mary Sue Gilbert Anders who died March 6, 2009. They were united in marriage December 24, 1947. Also, preceding him in death were brothers Alfred Anders, Fred Anders, Hollis Anders, Otis Anders, Arthur Anders, Luther Anders and a sister Sally Jane Matricardi. Survivors are 2 sons Jim Anders and spouse Ginger, Jersey, AR., Joe Anders and spouse Karen, Warren, AR. 4 grandchildren Chris Anders, Ruston, LA., Brad Anders, Maumelle, AR., Alicia Davidson, Mablevale, AR., Heather Owen, Lonoke, AR. 4 great-grandchildren. Funeral services were 10:00 a.m. Thursday June 24, Frazerís Chapel with Rev. Wayman Mann officiating. Janice Sullivan was organist and soloist was Brent Miller. Burial was in Shady Grove Cemetery at Jersey, AR., by Frazerís Funeral Home. Active pallbearers were Eddie Ferrell, Kenneth McDougald, Donnie Stroud, Steve Anders, John Lamb, Andy Anders, Dennie Dixon and David Anders. Honorary pallbearers were Ted Anders, Joe Dale Reynolds, Phillip Swofford and Moses Williams. Memorials preferred Jersey Cemetery or Shady Grove Baptist Church.

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Name: Jimmy and Fran Reep
Message: Joe,Karen and Family, There is always a void when you lose a loved one. Praying for you!

Name: Gary & Pam Ozment
Message: Joe & Karen, We are so sorry to hear of you loss. May God comfort you during this time.

Name: Marlene Elliott
Message: Jim, I am so sorry for the loss of your dad. You remain in my prayers.

Name: William & Toni Miller
Message: We are so sorry for your loss. Mr. Gordon and Mrs. Mary were two of our favorite people.

Name: Bonrtnie Mann
Message: Jim, Ginger and family: I am so sorry to hear the news about your loss. My prayer will be that God will give you all comfort during this very difficult time. You will miss him I know, but his family in Heaven is rejoicing at his homecoming.

Name: Judy and French Wynne,Jr, and Leon Thornton.
Message: Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you during this sad time.

Name: Baker Peebles
Message: Jim, JOe and all: so sorry to hear of Gordon's death. He was a good, good man and I know you will miss him. So will we. Baker& Edith Peebles

Name: David & Karen McDougald
Message: Jim & Family, we are so sorry to hear about MR.Gordon.Please kow that you are in our thoughts and prayers.

Name: Debbie Richards Wislon
Message: Jim, Joe and family, I was so sorry to hear of Mr Gordon passing. Please know that your family is in my prayers.

Name: Mark & Kelley Hollingsworth
Message: We are so sorry for your loss...The family is in our prayers!!! With our Deepest Sympathy~ Mark, Kelley, and Brianna Hollingsworth

Name: James & Nina Outlaw
Message: Jim, Joe & Family, We're so sorry for your loss. We will be thinking of you and praying for you during this time

Name: Mike and Rhonda Gorman
Message: We are so sorry for your loss. May God give you peace during this difficult time.

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Name: Bevely Jackson
Message: Jim, Joe & families. i'm so sorry to hear of your loss. I know it' a time of great sorrow right now but let the many memories you share lessen your hurts. We all know he is in a far better place. Your family holds a special place in my memories of childhood around Jersey. Let your many friends & family help you in these hurtful days ahead. Love to all.

Name: Billy, Melinda, Eva, and Jennifer Murphy
Message: Jim, Ginger, and Karen, I am so sorry for your loss. Please know that your family will be in our prayers.

Name: Thomas & Barbara Rice
Message: We are so sorry for the loss of your dad. May God bless you.

Name: Doogie Darling
Message: Jim and other loved ones - I was sorry to hear of the death of your father.I know that our Lord will sustain you during this time. I wanted you to know that I am certainly thinking of you and praying for you.

Name: Ronnie and Teresa Hays
Message: Jim,Joe and families we are so sorry to hear about the loss of your Dad

Name: Sue & Glynn Ferrell
Message: Jim,Ginger,Joe&Karen,You are in our prayers and remember that Mr Gordon is in a better place. He is with Mary.

Name: Debi McDougald Pistokache
Message: I was so sorry to hear of the loss of Uncle Gordon last night. My thoughts and prayers are with you all at this time. Love you.

Name: Bobby and Donna Ozment
Message: Jim, Ginger, Joe, Karen and families. We are truly sorry to hear of your loss. We will be praying that God will give you his comfort.

Name: Belinda (Gilbert) Stell
Message: I am so sorry to hear about Uncle Gordon. You are all in my prayers.

Name: Frances Gilbert
Message: You are all in my thoughts and prayers

Name: Lori Howard-Cooley
Message: We are truly sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayer are with you and your family Mrs Ginger and Mr. Jim.

Name: Alton & Betty Richard
Message: Joe,Jim & family It is never easy when our love ones go to be with the Lord. Time makes the memories dear to our hearts. I have special place in my heart for your dad. He encourged me to be a Farm Bureau agent. For that He will always be in my heart. We will keep you all in our prayers.

Name: shirley meggs
Message: I am so sorry for the loss of your dad. I pray God will comfort you and bless you at this sad time in your life. May God be with each of you.

Name: David Anders
Message: My condolences to the family.I am the son of Guy Anders and remeber the childhood visits to Jersey and the Anders families. Dave Tex Anders Retired coach Author of No Title Fits

Name: Linda Little
Message: I was so sorry to hear of your loss. I am thinking of you. Linda

Name: Gayla McWhorter
Message: Jim, Ginger, & Family... My thoughts and prayers are with you during this time of mourning. I am very sorry for your loss.

Name: sharon oelsen
Message: so sorry about Mr.Gordon. he was a very nice man. me and him had some very good coversations when i worked at wagnon place

Name: Mitchell & Julia Anders Burnett
Message: Jim & Joe and families. We are so sorry to hear about Gordon. He and Mary were very special people, and we tried to stop and see them every time we were in South Ark. Please know that you are in our prayers. God Bless You.

Name: Betty Thomas Robertson
Message: Jim and Joe - Your families are in our hearts and prayers during this difficult time. Your dad was a "mighty" fine man and he was always so proud of his family. I an honored to have known such a fine man while growing up in Jersey.