Mr. Wallace S. Anderson, 66, died Friday (May 24, 2002) night at Satilla Regional Medical Center following a long illness.
He was a native of Alma but had resided in Waycross most of his life. He was son of the late Wailey Anderson and Irene Medders Anderson.
He was retired from the U. S. Air Force, U. S. Postal Service and Mock Drilling Company. Mr. Anderson was a member of Zenith Baptist Church.
The survivors include his wife of 48 years, Mary Lou Ferrell Anderson of Waycross; a daughter, Beth Dowling (husband Terry) of Manor; four sons, Dr. Steve Anderson (wife Carole) of Douglas, Bubba Anderson (wife Rhonda), Shan Anderson (wife Terry), and Scott Anderson (wife Gina) all of Waycross; two sisters, Mary Bruner (husband Gerald) of Blakely, Jan Beach (husband John) of Waycross; two brothers, P. W. Anderson, Wayne Anderson (wife Mary Ann) both of Waycross; 13 grandchildren, Toby Dowling, Shan Strickland, Abbie Vickers, Ansley Anderson, Ariel Anderson, Josh Anderson, Cole Anderson, Corey Beverly, Blake Beverly, Brittany Anderson, Courtney Anderson, Erica Anderson, and Brock Thomas Anderson; four great grandchildren, Coby Dowling, Katie Beth Strickland, Kensley Faith Vickers, and Drew Dowling; a sister-in-law, Barbara Smith (husband Wayne) of Lyons; and a brother-in-law, Steve Ferrell (wife Gerry ) of Rockford, Tennessee.
A funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Monday in the Music Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will be in Zenith Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will be receiving friends at the funeal home Sunday night from 6 until 8 o'clock.
Sympathy may be expressed by signing the online registry at www.musicfuneralhome.com.