Harry L. Anderson, son of the late Frank Anderson and Effie Treat Anderson, was born Jan. 11, 1934, at Dexter and died in the Missouri Southern Healthcare at Dexter on Wednesday, June 9, 2004, at the age of 70.
Mr. Anderson was a mechanic for Bud Shell Ford in Dexter for 32 years, a veteran of the United States Air Force, a member of the Dexter Elks Lodge #2439, and a resident of Dexter.
Survivors include his wife, Nell Anderson of the home in Dexter; one son, Terry Anderson of Indianapolis, Ind.; one daughter, Laurie Landes of Nashville, Tenn.; two step-sons, Darrel Manuel of Dexter and Dean Manuel of Advance; one brother, Walter Anderson of Peoria, Ill.; one sister, Gladsia Bland of Dexter; four grandchildren; four step-grandchildren; and one step-great-granddaughter.
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by three brothers, Lester Anderson, Merlin Anderson and Kenneth Anderson.
Visitation was held from 5-8 p.m. Thursday, June 10, 2004, at the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
Funeral services were conducted at 1:30 p.m. Friday, June 11, 2004, in the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Chapel with Rev. Lester Clayton and Rev. Fred Leist officiating.
Interment followed in the Old Bethel Cemetery near Dexter.