J.V. “Andy” Anderson, 93, of Big Spring died Sunday, Oct. 30, 2011, at Scenic Mountain Medical Center. The family will receive friends from 5:30 p.m. until 7 p.m. Tuesday at Myers & Smith Funeral Home. Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Mt. Olive Memorial Park with the Rev. Carroll Kohl officiating.
He was born Nov. 12, 1917, in Howard County, Texas, to William and Willie Anderson. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, serving as a medic in the calvary. He worked for 12 years for Civil Service at Webb Air Force Base and Holland Air Force Base.
He married Maxine McGee on Jan. 18, 1941. They owned several businesses in Big Spring, including Andy’s Cafe, Crystal Café and Anderson Floral. She preceded him in death Jan. 12, 2006. He was a member of the Church of Christ and a lifelong resident of Big Spring.
He is survived by one son, Jimmy Anderson of Big Spring; one daughter, Judy Marrow and husband Milton of Levelland; three grandchildren, Penni Kothmann and husband Kaddo of Garden City, Suzette Huerta and husband Oscar of Lubbock and Cory Anderson and wife Mandy of Dayton; great grandchildren, Meagan McBee and husband Barry, Logan Newsom and wife Jenny Bett, Conner Newsom, Cooper Newsom, Kadden Kothmann, Anthony Huerta, Ally Huerta, Chase Anderson, Caylee Anderson; two sisters, Frances Overton of Big Spring and Josephine Thomas of Wichita Falls; many nieces and nephews; and his devoted caregiver, Celia Miers.
In addition to his parents and wife, he was preceded in death by one granddaughter, Cecyle Marrow Newson; and one brother, Pete Anderson.
Pallbearers will be Logan Newsom, Conner Newsom, Cooper Newsom, Anthony Huerta, Kadden Kothmann and Chase Anderson. Honorary pallbearers will be Meagan McBee, Ally Huerta and Caylee Anderson.
The family suggests memorials to the American Cancer Society, c/o Carolyn Brooks, P.O. Box 2121, Big Spring, Texas 79721; or your favorite charity.
Arrangements are by Myers & Smith Funeral Home. Pay your respects online at www.myersandsmith.com