Leanna Marie Anderson

January 27, 1949October 5, 2012
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Leanna Marie Anderson of Flint, Texas died October 5, 2012, of natural causes.

Leanna was born in Dallas on January 27, 1949 to the late James Kirk and Stella Kuczaj Kirk. She moved to Erie, Pennsylvania with her family, in grade school, where she lived until she moved to Tyler with her husband and three young daughters in 1979. Leanna was preceded in death by her husband Kenneth Anderson, daughter Katie Brown, and sister Janine Kirk.

She is survived by a large family including three sisters, Heidi Berarducci, Mary Mendez, and Maggie Allen, and by four brothers, Jeff Kirk, Mark Kirk, Jude Kirk, and Sam Kirk, her two daughters Samantha Brown and Jessica Brown, and granddaughter Eleanor Stehn.

Leanna attended Saint Mary Magdalene Catholic Church and loved God from an early age. She loved her children fiercely. She will be missed by many family and friends.

There will be a visitation at Lloyd James Funeral Home Friday 5-7pm. Graveside services will be in Cathedral in the Pines at 10am on Saturday.

Leanna loved flowers. Any flowers can be sent to Lloyd James Funeral Home 1011 East First Street Tyler, TX 75701.


  • Graveside Service Saturday, October 13, 2012
  • Visitation Friday, October 12, 2012

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Marcia and Hazel DuBose

October 27, 2012

We were so sorry to hear about Leanna's passing. She was a good neighbor, and a good friend, and will be missed. Our prayers and hopes to all her family. We know God will take care of her.

October 14, 2012

My persistent memory of you was your youthful infectionus smile and great sense of humor. I know you had a rough time in your recent life c your lethal health problems. But you led a tough life and deserve a tranquil time in heaven. God bless you and your family.

Jimmy Shaw

October 11, 2012

Jessica I am so sorry for the loss of your mother and I will be praying for God to comfort you and family and surround you with His peace during this difficult time.

Jimmy Shaw (West Africa)

Kris Kirk-Flower

October 11, 2012

Rest in peace our beautiful cousin. You will be missed. We love you.

Kristen Redman

October 11, 2012

Jessica, I am so sorry for the loss of your mother. You and your family are in my thoughts.

Lyndsey Kirk-Sandy

October 10, 2012

I love you Aunt Leanna. Your laughter and smile will forever hold a place in my heart! You will be missed.

Leanne Fisher Cruz

October 10, 2012

Samantha, Jessica and Cousins, I am so sorry for your loss and I'm sorry I can't be there with you. Leanna had a great sense of humor and a laugh to go with it! I can just imagine the fun all our relatives are having up in heaven. My prayers and love are with her and all of you. Leanne Fisher Cruz

Laurie Klein

October 10, 2012

I will always remember my cousin Leanna because she made me laugh! The fun we had
on West 9th street will never be forgotten. RIP my cousin. I love you xo

Lloyd James Funeral Home

October 9, 2012

Offering our deepest condolences during this time.