Lois Geraldine Anderson
Lois Geraldine Anderson, 91, of Midland passed away on Thursday, March 15, 2018 after a brief illness.
Family and friends will gather to celebrate her life at 2:00 PM Saturday, March 17, 2018 at McNett Funeral Home Chapel in Andrews with Rev. Jerry Berry, former pastor of Kelview Heights Baptist Church in Midland, officiating. Interment will follow in the Andrews Old Cemetery. Pallbearers will be James Chambers, Richard Clark, and Ricky McBride.
Lois was born to Willie Lee and Roberta Fisher in Millsap, Texas, on August 14, 1926. She married George Albert “Shorty” Harris on February 29, 1944. They had one child, Cathie Dianne, who was born June 22, 1951. They lived in Soda Springs, Texas and attended Millsap Baptist Church, until they retired to Weatherford, Texas, in 1972. In 1979, they moved to Andrews to be closer to their daughter. Shorty preceded her in death on November 29, 1981. On October 2, 1982, she married Robert Anderson of Andrews, and they moved to Midland in 1992. They became residents of Manor Park Retirement Village, located in Midland in 2000. Robert preceded her in death on December 16, 2008.
Lois grew up in the Millsap area and attended school there. A few years later, she received her high school diploma from a correspondence school. She worked for many years as a dietician at Millsap ISD and Fort Wolters Air Force Base in Mineral Wells. After moving to Andrews, she worked at the Andrews Middle School, until she retired. She has been a member of Millsap Baptist Church, Calvary Baptist Church in Andrews, and Kelview Heights Baptist Church in Midland.
Lois is survived by her daughter, Dianne and her husband, James Chambers, of Midland, TX, and her step-daughter, Betty Bob Anderson of Granbury, TX. Also surviving are her granddaughter, Dana Chandler, of Midland, TX, and great-granddaughter Katelyn. She is also survived by two sisters, Dorothy Jones of New Braunfels, TX and Anne Johnson of Perrin, TX, and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, four brothers, Lee Earl Fisher, Sam Fisher, Vernon Fisher, and Willie Fisher; and three sisters, Sue Crowell, Hazel Calvert, and Nancy Fisher.
She was a kind, generous, and loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and friend who cared deeply for her loved ones. She will be greatly missed by all her family and friends. Special thank you to Manor Park and Home Hospice for their special care.
Memorials may be sent to Manor Park, 2208 North Loop 250 West, Midland, Texas 79707.