; Peggy A. Anderson, 85

Peggy A. Anderson, 85

By | April 2, 2020 2:53 pm

Durden-Hudson Funeral Directors announces the death of Peggy A. Anderson, 85 of Twin City, Emanuel County, on Monday, March 23, 2020 at Pruitt Health in Swainsboro.

Private entombment services were held Thursday, March 26, 2020 at 11 a.m. at Eastbrook Cemetery with Rev. Randall Smith officiating. There will be a celebration of life service for all family and friends at a later date.

Honorary escorts were Steve Durden, Tim Durden, Toby Durden, Johnny Johnson, Chuck Wimberly, Russell Johnson, Jessie Johnson, Mike Fulford, Steven Andrews, Craig Warren, Richard Boatright, and Kevin Boatright.

Mrs. Anderson was born January 15, 1935 in Summit, Emanuel County, to the late John J. and Ella Parham Andrews and was a graduate of Emanuel County Institute. She retired from Emanuel County School Service after many years as lunch room manager of Twin City Primary School. Mrs. Anderson was a member of Twin City United Methodist Church, the UMW, and sang in the choir. She was an avid fan of the ECI Bulldogs, and shoe shopping at Belk’s was one of her favorite pastimes. All joking aside, she was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husbands, Richard I. Anderson and Bobby T. Wimberly.

Survivors include daughter Dowanna Whitfield (Colin) of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina; son Tal Wimberly (Holly) of Twin City; sister Johnnie Fulford of Twin City; brothers Eddie Andrews (Betty Jean) of Swainsboro and Ben Andrews of Chattanooga, Tennessee; eight grandchildren, Jessica Beddingfield (Eric), Bryson Shepard (Danny), Seth Greenway, Sean Whitfield (Melanie), Benjamin Whitfield, Tyler Whitfield, Dain Overstreet (Bonnie) and Dakota Moss; nine grandchildren; nieces, nephews, and extended family; and fur baby Harley.

In lieu of flowers, contribution may be made in her honor to Grand Strand Down Syndrome, P. O. Box 30398, Myrtle Beach, SC 29588 or Twin City United Methodist Church, 212 S. College St., Twin City, GA 30471.

Durden-Hudson Funeral Directors was in charge of arrangements.

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