Opal Anderson

June 4, 1922October 19, 2011

Opal Geraldine Anderson, 89, Wednesday, October 19, 2011 in Fort Smith, AR. She was born June 4, 1922 in perry, AR. She was a retired inspector for Gerber Baby Foods in Fort Smith. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Geraldine Epperson Settle, of Van Buren, AR and a son, Billy Eugene Epperson of Van Buren, AR. She is survived by two sons, Joshua-Paul Anderson of Fort Smith and Larry Epperson of Sherwood, AR; 14 grandchildren, 23 great grandchildren and 9 great-great grandchildren. She was cremated under the direction of Edwards Van-Alma Funeral Home in Van Buren. An Interment Service will be conducted at 10:30 A.M., Saturday, June 2, 2012 at Gill Cemetery in Van Buren, AR. Memorial Contributions may be made to Peachtree Palliative Care Unit in Fort Smith, AR. Memorial tributes may be made at


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Deborah Musgrove

October 22, 2011

Paul, words can't not begin to say how sorry I am for your loss. Ms. Anderson was a very sweet lady and I always enjoyed chatting with her when she would call and ask, "Is Paul there?"
She could not have had a better son than you, Paul. Know my prayers are with you and the entire family.

October 21, 2011

I'm sorry for your loss, you all are in our thoughts and prayers. Roberta and Bill Epperson, Jr.