Mary Evelyn Anderson, 79, of Delaware died Thursday, April 10, 2014 at Arkansas Hospice River Valley Home in Russellville.

She was born May 20, 1934 in London to the late Clyde Roger and Dora Mae Elam Wurst. She was a charter member of the Delaware First Baptist Church and a homemaker. She loved sewing, planting floweers and spending time with family and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents; two sons, Gary Van Anderson and Kirby Eugene Anderson; Two brothers, Carl Wurst and David Wurst.

Funeral services will be at 10 a.m., Saturday, April 12, 2014 at the Delaware First Baptist Church with Bro. Wylie Jones officiating. Burial will be in Graves Cemetery in Delaware.

Survivors include her husband of 63 years, Van Anderson; two sons, Tim Anderson of Delaware and James Daniel Anderson and wife Sandy of New Blaine; two sisters, Jewell Hill and husband Al and Christine Jones and husband Wylie all of Delaware; 14 grandchildren, 20 great grandchildren and many other relatives and friends.

Pallbearers will be Aaron Anderson, Mike Johnson, Gary Van Anderson II, Waylon Anderson, Mike McDaniels and Johnny Norris.

Honorary pallbearer will be Jasper Ramsey.

Arrangements are by Cornwell Funeral Home in Dardanelle. Online guest book and condolences at

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