A celebration of life for Mrs. Wanda Anderson was held at 10:00am on Tuesday, May 14, 2019, at First Methodist Church in Boswell with Bro. Jan Lee officiating. Interment was in Restland Cemetery in Boswell. Mrs. Anderson, aged 85 years and resident of Boswell, passed away Saturday, May 11, 2019.

Wanda Fern Alder was born April 3, 1934, in Soper, the daughter of Hubert and Alice (Pierce) Alder. She grew up in Soper and lived for many years in DeSoto, Texas, prior to moving to Boswell 35 years ago. Wanda married Joe Anderson in November of 1980 in Boswell. She enjoyed cooking, reading magazines, going shopping and visiting with family and friends. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Boswell.

Wanda was preceded in death by her parents; a son, Danny Anderson; a sister, Anderson Miller & Miller FUNERAL HOME Lilly Mae Tate; and two brothers, Raymond Alder and Rayford “Pete” Alder.

Survivors include: her husband, Joe Anderson; a daughter, Joni Aldridge and husband, Lonnie of Durant; two sons, Randall Lee Craig of Longview, Texas, and Andy Anderson of Durant; daughter-inlaw, Kathy Anderson; two sisters, Lucille Gaines and Theresa Qualls; nine grandchildren, Megan Craig, Kelsey Brownlow, Joey Tucker, Dustin Tucker, Casey Harless, Cody Anderson, Shelbie Crow, Drew Anderson and Tyler Anderson; fourteen great-grandchildren; along with many other relatives and friends.

The family received friends from 9:00- 10:00am prior to the service.

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