Edward Ray Anderson

October 7, 1937September 12, 2012

ANDERSON, Edward Ray, retired Church of Christ Minister, age 74 of Old Hickory, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2012. Survived by his wife , Norma Anderson; sons, Daniel (Angela Bolding) Anderson, James (Allison) Anderson and Tim (Marna) Anderson; brother, Richard (Betsy) Anderson; sisters, Clemmie Anderson and Betty Jo Jones; brothers-in-law, Larry (Linda) Clemons and Tommy (Dorothy) Clemons; 7 grandchildren. Funeral services will be conducted 10:00 a.m. Friday, Sept. 14, 2012 in Hermitage Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Sellars Crain officiating. Interment will follow in Hermitage Memorial Gardens. Family and friends will serve as pallbearers. Visitation with the family 2:00 - 8:00 p.m. Thursday. Family requests donations to the Benevolence Fund at Rivergate Church of Christ. Condolences may be offered at HERMITAGE FUNERAL HOME & MEMORIAL GARDENS, 535 Shute Lane, Old Hickory, TN 37138. 615-889-0361


  • Visitation Thursday, September 13, 2012
  • Funeral Service Friday, September 14, 2012

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Diann (Underwood) Grubb

September 18, 2012

Bro. Ed was a wonderful man. Heaven is a more beautiful place now that is for sure.
My thoughts and prayers are with you Ms. Norma and your family.
God Bless you all at this time,

The Ralph Nichols Family

September 15, 2012

Dear Norma, Dan, Jim and Tim,

Our family grieves with you right now. Bro. Ed was an absolute precious man and we loved him dearly. We are so grateful for his friendship, his example and the encouragement he's given to our family over the years. His is a voice never to be forgotten and a spirit of love that will be hard to replicate. Our prayers are with all of and always.

September 15, 2012

Dear Norma and family,
It was a great pleasure to work with Ed for so many years at the state. I have and will miss him! You are in my prayers.
Martha Mays

Billy & Judy Satty

September 15, 2012

Norma and family we were so shocked to hear about Ed. We have always thought so much of your family. We will keep you all in our thoughts and prayers.

September 15, 2012

Norma, you and your family are in our thoughts and prayers at this time. In christian love,
Dwight and Carol Leath

Linda & John Boone

September 14, 2012

We will miss Ed and that one of a kind special voice he had. He was a kind, fun loving and gentle man. I always loved to here him preach and see his beautiful smile. We love you Ed, rest in peace with God and we will see you again one day.

September 14, 2012

Norma, we are thinking of you and your family. you were great neighbors here in Lebanon. We are sorry but be out of town for next few days. Sending Love and hugs to you. Jerry and Thersa Franklin, Lebanon, Tn

Amy McAfee

September 13, 2012

We send our sympathies to the entire family!
Amy and Rick McAfee and children

Carol Thompson

September 13, 2012

Ed will be missed here on earth but Heaven has a wonderful new singer there. Sure will miss hearing that deep resonating voice on Sunday mornings. Thought and prayers are going out to the family.

Marsha Arnold

September 13, 2012

His life was a testimony to his faith. Prayers to his family, may they find comfort and peace in the days ahead.