Obit: Thelma Anderson

Obit: Thelma Anderson

June 20th, 2012 in Obituaries
Location: Tennessee

DAYTON Thelma Viola Anderson, 93, died early Tuesday morning, June 19, 2012 at her home with her son at her side.She was born Jan. 18, 1919 to the late Jerd and Ruth Richmond Sanders Sweeton. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Carl Anderson; son, George Nunley; three sisters and four brothers.A resident of Dayton since 1992, she previously lived in Spring City. She was a member of Dayton Church of Christ and was a homemaker who enjoyed quilting and cooking.Thelma is survived by her son, Nick Nunley, of Dayton; brothers, Dan (Beverly) Sweeton, of Lebanon and John (Linda) Sweeton, of Tullahoma; sister, Dotsie Shrum, of Tracy City; four grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren and one great-great-granddaughter.Funeral services for Thelma will be at noon Thursday in the funeral home chapel with Minister Steve Brown officiating.Burial will be in Rhea Memory Gardens followed by a white dove release.The family would like to extend a special thank you to Amedisys Hospice for their care and concern.Please share your memories of Thelma on her on-line guest register at www.vanderwallfh.com.The family is being served by the Vanderwall Funeral Home in Dayton, where they will receive friends from 5 to 8 p.m. today.