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Melba Lane Anderson

April 25, 1935 ~ January 10, 2021 (age 85)


Funeral services for Melba Lane Anderson, 85, of Reynolds will be held on Wednesday, January 13, 2021 at 2:00 PM at Taylor Mill Baptist Church.  Entombment will follow in Hillcrest Cemetery at 2:45 PM. Mrs. Anderson passed away on Sunday, January 10, 2021, at her residence.

 She was a member of Taylor Mill Baptist Church where she served as song leader for many years and enjoyed working with Vacation Bible School each summer.  She loved cooking for family and friends and was especially known for her caramel cake and homemade biscuits.

 She was preceded in death by her parents, Gordon and Edna Lane, and her husband, James “Jake” Anderson.

 Survivors include three daughters, Debbie McDonald (Johnny) of Murfreesboro, TN, Linda Gunn of Reynolds and JoLynn Moncrief (Doug) of Roberta; one sister, Patty McMillan of Macon; nine grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces and nephews also survive.

 The family will receive friends at Mrs. Anderson’s residence beginning on Monday, January 11, 2021.

 Memorial contributions may be made to Taylor Mill Baptist Church, PO Box 828, Reynolds, GA  31076.

 Please adhere to CDC guidelines and wear a mask and practice social distancing.

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 McLeighton Funeral Service of Reynolds is in charge of arrangements.

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Funeral Service
January 13, 2021

2:00 PM
Taylor Mill Baptist Church
1174 Tommy Purvis Jr. Road
Reynolds, GA 31076

January 13, 2021

2:45 PM
Hillcrest Cemetery
15 Cresthill Street
Reynolds, GA 31076

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