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November 14, 1915 – March 1, 2011
Irene Anderson from the Swearengin community passed away Tuesda y at her home with her family by her side.
She is survived by nine children; Ella Ruth Holman of Hazel Green, Linda (Doug) Hall, Dianne (Bobby) Johnson and Deborah (Larry) Isbell of Huntsville, Clara Schrimsher, Laura (John) Hairrell, Jorene (Dennis) Martin and William “W.T.” Anderson of Swearengin and Gail (Malcolm) Rice of Madison; one sister, Mary Anderson of Scottsboro, 11 grandchildren, 9 step-grandchildren, and 7 great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, William Gordon “Crip” Anderson; grandson Stephen Alonzo Holland; six sisters Mae Pritchett, Kate Benson, Annie Martin, Ruby Benson, Grace Bell and Maude Gamble; three brothers, Ernest, Lois and Gordon Gamble.
Funeral services will be 2pm Friday, March 4 at Scottsboro Funeral Home Chapel. Donald Watson, Mark Hankins and Alan Hallmark will officiate. Interment will follow in New Prospect Cemetery with her eight daughters and one son serving as pallbearers. The family will receive friends Thursday from 6-9pm at Scottsboro Funeral Home.