Earl Kenneth Anderson

May 30, 1931February 19, 2011

Earl Kenneth Anderson, 79, passed away on February 19, 2011 at Blumenthal Jewish Nursing Home.

The funeral service will be held on Tuesday, February 22, 2011 at Newlyn Street United Methodist Church at 2:30 pm. Interment will follow at Westminster Gardens Cemetery.

Ken was born in Harlan County, KY on May 30, 1931 to the late William V. Anderson and Ethel Cottrell Anderson. He served in the US Marine Corp and was a member of Newlyn Street United Methodist Church. Ken was a wholesale route salesman for Flavorich Dairies.

Ken is survived by his wife of fifty-three years, Fern Bouyer Anderson; son, Michael Keith Anderson, Sr. and wife Leslie of Greensboro: brothers, Jimmy Anderson and wife Linda, Dan Anderson and wife Shirley; and sister, Sondra Allred and husband Tommy; grandchildren, Kelli, Karla and Keith, Jr.; and two aunts Edith and Burnett Cottrel.

The family will visit with friends on Monday, February 21, 2011 from 6:00-8:00 pm at Hanes Lineberry N. Elm Chapel.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Newlyn Street United Methodist Church, or to Hospice and Palliative Care of Greensboro, 2500 Summit Avenue Greensboro, NC 27405 in his memory.

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  • Funeral Service Tuesday, February 22, 2011
  • Visitation Monday, February 21, 2011

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Kelli Anderson

March 11, 2011

Paw Paw,

Just wanted to let you know that I miss you so much and I will always love you!!

Cheryl Hallenbeck

February 24, 2011


My deepest sympathies are with you. You are truly a gracious lady and a most devoted wife. Your loving care of Ken was evident EVERYDAY you visited him.

The Lord and now Ken are watching over you and your family. God bless one and all.

Karen Allred

February 24, 2011

Uncle Ken was a special soul with a smile that could light up the room. His kindness and easy going way was an example to all. You will surely be missed but we know you are in a better place with God now.

Brian Anderson

February 23, 2011

Love you uncle Ken! I will never forget that smile of yours or how kind you were to me.

Scott Allred

February 21, 2011

My prayers go out to my uncle Ken's family. I know its been rough for the Anderson family lately, but he is in a better place now!

Kim and Mike Foust

February 21, 2011

Our prayers and thoughts are with the family during this difficult time. The pictures show his love for the family! He is in a better place with God!

Becky Corbett

February 21, 2011

This was such a wonderful gentlemen and his precious wife. I bowl with them for many years. My thoughts and prayers with family at this time in your lives. Another solider has gone home.