Grace Evelyn (Hesters) Anderson

March 16, 1944 ~ March 26, 2021 (age 77)


Mrs. Grace Evelyn Anderson, age 77, passed away Friday, March 26, 2021 at her home following an extended illness.


Mrs. Anderson was born March 16, 1944 in Baxley, Georgia. She was preceded in death by her parents, the late Hilton Lee Hesters and Mary Rentz Hesters, her husband, Homer Lamar Anderson, two sisters, Dollie Mae Dyal and Dorothy Carter, four brothers, William Hesters, Jack Hesters, Roger Dale Hesters and J.B. Hesters and a great-granddaughter, Haley Braddy. She was of the Baptist faith and will always be remembered as a great cook.


She is survived by her children, Chris Anderson of Metter, Danny (Angie) Anderson, Richard (Lenora) Anderson, Shirley (Joel) Poe, Elaine (Doug) Braswell and Melissa Wilson all of Hazlehurst, 11 grandchildren, Jordan Anderson, Joseph Anderson, Justin Anderson, Jarrett Anderson, Jamie Braddy, Lolita Weiner, Caitlin Lytle, Brogan Poe, Gary Braswell, Anthony Anderson and Shelby Wilson and 9 great-grandchildren.


Graveside funeral services will be held at 2:00 P.M. Monday, March 29, 2021 at Mt. Zion Baptist Church Cemetery with Rev. Robert Wigley and Rev. Don Dixon officiating.


The family will greet friends from 12:30 until 1:30pm at the funeral home.


Due to Covid-19 restrictions, the Anderson family and Wainright Parlor Funeral Home respectfully ask all in attendance to wear a mask and follow the social distancing guidelines set by our local health district and the CDC.


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March 29, 2021

12:30 PM to 1:30 PM
Wainright Parlor
3 East Odom Street
Hazlehurst, GA 31539

Funeral Service
March 29, 2021

2:00 PM
Mt. Zion Baptist Church Cemetery

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