She was a daughter of the late John and Cimelia Moore Lord and was born in Ashford, Alabama. She was a former resident of Cedar Springs, GA and moved with her husband to Elizabethton 10 years ago to be near their daughter and her family.
Mrs. Anderson was a member of Providence Assembly in Cedar Springs, GA, and attended Southside Christian Church in Elizabethton where her son-in-law ministers. She had a God-given capacity to love others unconditionally and to always put others ahead of herself. She was a wonderful example to those around her of a woman who worked hard inside the home and out and still maintained love and care of family as her first priority.
In addition to her parents, Mrs. Anderson was preceded in death by one sister, Betty Lord Ellis, and two brothers, Artell Lord and U.L. Lord.
Survivors include her husband of 67 years, Clarence Franklin Anderson, of the home; one daughter, Eleanor Anderson Koruschak and her husband, Michael, Elizabethton; two grandsons, Randy Koruschak, Elizabethton; Eric Koruschak and his wife, Krystal Yarberry Koruschak, Elizabethton; and one great-granddaughter, Aubrey Kate Koruschak, Elizabethton.
Mrs. Anderson is also survived by many nieces and nephews, each of whom had a special place in her heart.
The funeral service will be conducted at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 10, 2012. in the Chapel of Peace of Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton with Mr. Michael Koruschak, Minister officiating. The music will be under the direction of No Name But His and Charles Dugger, pianist. The family will receive friends from 1 to 2 p.m. on Saturday, prior to the service in the chapel or at her residence and at the home of her daughter at other times.
The graveside service and interment will immediately follow the funeral service at Happy Valley Memorial Park. Active pallbearers will be Randy Koruschak, Eric Koruschak, Michael Albritton, Robert Clark, Bruce Cakebread and Adam Dugger.
Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.tetrickfuneralhome.com and signing the guest book or by fax 423 542-9499. Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton is serving the family. Office 423 542-2232, Obituary line 543-4917.