Frances Anderson

Obituary of Frances Irene Anderson

 Hillsboro, Tennessee – Mrs. Frances Ferrell Anderson, 82, passed away, Tuesday February 5, 2019 at her home.  She was born in Manchester, Tennessee on July 29, 1936 the oldest child and only daughter to Joe and Lola Floyd Ferrell who preceded her in death in addition to her daughter, Melissa Diane Anderson; brother, Russell Ferrell.  She was married to Billy Anderson from 1959 until his death in 2008.  Together they raised 2 daughters on their small farm in Hillsboro.  Frances was a huge help-mate to her husband and was always by his side when tending to farm animals, raking hay or planting the truck patch.  A lot of folks will remember seeing Miss Frances at the farmers markets with her veggies, jellies and rocks.  Frances was a much loved wife, mother and “Nanny”.  She was a member of the Praires Plains Church of Christ and was a good neighbor, volunteer and friend to the many people that knew her.

She is survived by her daughters, Angie Lane and her husband Timmy and Connie Gastineau and her husband J.C.; brothers, Eldie and Birl Ferrell; grandchildren, Chrissy (Jeremy) Thomas, Kara (Trevor) Carlton, Jillian (Dylan) Cunningham, Caley and Cooper Gastineau; great grandchildren, Lillian, Kayson, Madilyn and Kaitlyn; sister-in-law, Carolyn Hollingsworth; several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be 2:00 PM Friday in the Central Funeral Home Chapel with Minister Billy Robison with burial to follow in the Mount Pleasant Cemetery. Visitation: 4:00 PM – 8:00 PM Thursday at Central Funeral Home, Manchester, Tennessee.

In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made to the Praire Plains Church of Christ or the Alzheimers Association.


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