Ernest Edgar “Ernie” Anderson, 79, died Friday, Dec. 20, 2013, in Greenwood. He was a resident of Greenwood.
Survivors include five children, Mary (Rick) Anderson of Greenwood, James (Tonia) Anderson and Tammi (Mark) Anderson, both of Franklin, Kevin (Sonya) Roark of Kentucky and Kerry (Pam) Roark of Florida; 16 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, James and Vela (Hardin) Anderson; his wife, Gladys (Melton) Anderson; a brother, James Eugene Anderson; and four sisters, Noxie Cloyd, Euldean Bow, Lou Gross and Hazel Garner.
A funeral service will be conducted at noon Friday at Jessen Funeral Home, Whiteland Chapel, 729 U.S. 31 North. Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Burial will be at Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Glenns Valley, Greenwood.
Information: 535-6880, www.jessenfuneralhome.com