Wanda Faye Anderson, 77, of Pikeville, Tennessee, died Friday, September 22, 2023, at home.
She was a life-long member of the Church of Christ, attending Griffith Church of Christ. She organized many bike-a-thons for St. Jude. She cooked sausage and hashbrowns for Mt. Crest Fire Hall breakfasts. She enjoyed spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She also enjoyed working on her hiking trail and was an accomplished seamstress.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Milo and Beulah Simmons; brother, Clyde Allen Simmons; and grandson, Duane Boynton.
She is survived by her husband of 55 years, Edward “Lard” Anderson; children, Dianne (Kent) Miller of Maryville, Edward Lyn (Lisa) Anderson of Dayton, Stacey (Mike) Meloncon of Pikeville, and Andrew Anderson of Pikeville; grandchildren, Ainsley, Caden and Caroline Miller, Chase and Bailey Anderson, Dault (Patience), Riley and Kyndal Meloncon; great-grandchildren, Damion Montgomery, Trent Anderson, Paizley and Porter Meloncon; brother, Russell (Joyce) Simmons; and several nieces and nephews.
Services were held Monday, September 25, at 1:00 pm in the funeral home chapel with Jeff Simmons officiating. Burial was in Anderson Cemetery.
Online condolences can be made at www.reedfamilyfh.com.
Arrangements are by Putnam Reed Funeral Home, 1171 Main Street. Pikeville.