Mary T. Anderson
Mary T. Anderson

June 19, 1923 - August 17, 2006
Born in Southhampton
Resided in Richmond, VA
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Mary T. Anderson, of Richmond, entered eternal rest August 17, 2006, at the age of 83. She was born on June 19, 1923, to John Robert and Virginia Rebecca Turner in Capron, Virginia. She was a former teacher’s aide and substitute teacher for Bellevue Elementary School in the Richmond Public School System for 29 years, where she touched many lives. During her tenure, she could be found tutoring students who required additional assistance and mentoring. A dedicated worker and patient loving wife, mother, sister, grandmother, she dedicated her life to helping others. She was a 1947 graduate of Virginia Union University where she received a Bachelor of Arts Degree in French and History. She faithfully attended Richmond Christian Center for 12 years (missing only three Sundays due to inclement weather).

She was preceded in death by her husband, Thomas L. Anderson. She is survived by six children: Robert Anderson (Sallie), Kamau Islam (Evy), Alfred Anderson, Marian Anderson and Bettie Anderson, and Mary Anderson German (Terry) of Arlington, Texas; six grandchildren, Robin Coleman, Brandy Anderson, Sallie and Audrey Anderson, Jillian and Sterling German; sister, Bettie Turner; and a host of other relatives and friends.
Remains rest at the Chiles Funeral Home, 2100 Fairmount Ave..
A home going celebration will be conducted Monday, August 21, 2006, at 1 p.m. at Richmond Christian Center, 214 Cowardin Avenue.
Interment Forest Lawn Cemetery.
Remain will rest in church one hour prior to service. Please omit refreshments.




Chiles Funeral Home
2100 Fairmount Ave.
Richmond, VA US 23223
Sunday, August 20, 2006
Forest Lawn Cemetery
Pilotts Lane
Richmond, VA US 23222
Monday, August 21, 2006
Richmond Christian Center
214 Cowardin Avenue
Richmond, VA US 23224
Monday, August 21, 2006