Fred Morris Anderson 92, was born to Milton and Maggie Goins Anderson on January 22, 1922, in Mountain City, Tenn. He departed this life on Sunday, April 6, 2014, at the Mountain City Care and Rehabilitation Center.
He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Laura Edell Anderson; five brothers, Bruce, Clarence, Raymond, Denver, Jimmy and Wade; four sisters, Gladys Anderson, Eula Anderson Bradley, Mary Anderson Young and Pauline Anderson Houston.
Mr. Anderson was a World War II Veteran. He lived most of his adult life in Johnson City. He retired from East Tennessee State University following over 20 years of service. He lived his later years in Mountain City, where he was an active member of the Johnson County Senior Center.
Survivors include 11 nieces and 9 nephews. A host of great and great-great nieces and nephews. Special friends, Joe Rhea, John Smith, Blair Lambert, Billie Outlaw and Terry Hodge.
Funeral Services will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 12th, at New Zion Faith Center, 1904 Jamestown Rd., Johnson City, TN. Pastor Ernest Widby officiating.
The family will receive friends from 12 p.m.-1 p.m., prior to the services.
Interment will follow at the Washington County Memory Gardens in Johnson City, TN.
Professional Services provided by Birchette Mortuary Inc., 219 E. Millard St. Johnson City, TN, 423-926-6013, www.birchettemortuary.com