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Alton Anderson

Alton Anderson, 87, of Pikeville, Tennessee, passed away Sunday morning December 31, 2017 at Erlanger Bledsoe.

He was a member of the Griffith Church of Christ. He served as Bledsoe County Trustee for 32 years and was a miner, farmer and enjoyed his farm, family and friends.

He was preceded in death by his wife of 65 years, Geneva Reece Anderson; parents, Rufus and Josie Belle Anderson; sister, Dorothy Jean Anderson; brothers, A.J. and Everet Anderson.

He is survived by two daughters, Jeanenne Anderson, Evensville and Jenna (Gary) Keith, Murray, KY; two sons, Greg (Brenda) and Roger (Kathy) Anderson, both of Pikeville; grandchildren, Travis, Chad, Patti, Molly, Courtney, Grey, Shelby; great-grandchildren, Kayla, Ryne, Reece, Emaline, Freya, Pepper, Elijah, Jude; great-great-grandchildren, Fiona and Abel; sisters, Pauline (Denton) Henderson and Ruby Lee Smith; brothers, Edward (Wanda) and Johnny (Rhonda) Anderson, all of Pikeville; several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services were held Wednesday, January 3, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. in the funeral home chapel. Burial was in the Anderson Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Bledsoe Cancer Care Team.

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Arrangements were made by Putnam-Reed Funeral Home in Pikeville.

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