Ranger Exes Memorial - RHS Class of 1937

Annie McGraw Anderson ANNIE LOU MCGRAW ANDERSON slipped quietly into the arms of angels on March 5, 2012 in Aspermont, TX. She celebrated 91 years young Dec. 17, 2011. Burial was at Evergreen Cemetery in Ranger, TX. She was the second of six children born to Burl and Ellie McGraw in Ranger, TX. She attended Ranger High School. She married Aaron N. Anderson in 1938 in Ranger & two sons were born to that union. She owned and operated the Hornet's Inn in Aspermont for almost thirty years and was a member of the First Baptist Church of Aspermont. She was active in her community and loved her family, friends and the church. She was a loving and giving person who was loved by everyone she knew. Family was the most important thing in her life. She will be dearly missed by all of her family and friends. She loved gospel and county music and the highlight of her year was her annual trip to Branson where she and her son vacationed for twelve consecutive years until she could no longer travel. At the time of her death, she was survived by her son Jerry F. Anderson (RHS-1960) and daughter-in-law Karen Lallier Anderson of Southlake; her daughter-in-law Oveda Lee of Abilene; five grandchildren, David Anderson of Abilene, Daniel Anderson of Hawley, Jerry Don Anderson of Dallas, Lance Anderson of Red Oak and Traci Anderson of Abilene; two step-grandchildren, Sean Kozak of Vancouver, B.C. and Michelle Kozak of Columbus, Ohio; nine great- grandchildren; eight great-great grandchildren; one sister Doncie McGraw Reynolds (RHS-1950) of Olden; sister- in-laws Betty McGraw of Olden & Eleanor McGraw of Torrance, CA; and numerous nieces and nephews. Annie was preceded in death by her husband Aaron N. "Andy" Anderson and her son David N. Anderson (RHS-1957) in 1990 and two brothers and two sisters. HUSBAND: AARON NEWTON ANDERSON, JR., 72, was born on June 6, 1917 in Texas to Aaron Newton and Lou Hamer Shaddon Anderson. He grew up around Aspermont. He married Anna Lou McGraw (RHS-1937) of Ranger in 1938 and they had two sons, David Anderson (RHS-1957) and Jerry Anderson (RHS-1960). He died on March 5, 1990 in Abilene, TX.