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Mattie Adelle Anderson

December 7, 1922 — November 23, 2015

Mattie Adelle “Dell” Anderson, 92, passed away Monday, November 23, 2015 at Signature Health Care in Cleveland, TN.  She moved to Tennessee in 1993 from Indiana.  She attended Old Salem Baptist Church and loved her church family.  She loved to crochet, enjoyed working cross word puzzles, a fabulous cook and candy maker.  

She was preceded in death by her husband, John Anderson; parents, John and Essie Mae Cherry; brother, Edward Cherry; son-in-law, David B. Gray.  

She is survived by her daughter Darlyn A. Gray, Delano, TN and special step-daughter, Catrina Smith of Jacksonville, FL; her beloved dog who watched over her, Brady.  Darlyn and Catrina send special thanks to the Birchwood Family Opry for loving their mother.  

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, November 28, 2015 at Old Salem Baptist Church with the Reverend Herman Jordan officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery.   A white dove release ceremony will conclude the service.  

The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Friday, November 27, 2015 at the funeral home and from 1-2 p.m. Saturday, November 28, 2015 at Old Salem Baptist Church prior to the service.  

In lieu of flowers, toys for children will be accepted.  

 We invite you to send a message of condolence and view the Anderson family guestbook at
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