Jennie Ruth Anderson

Published 5:15 pm Monday, November 21, 2011

Aug. 27, 1934 – 

Nov. 21, 2011

The graveside funeral service for Jennie Ruth Anderson, 77, of Bainbridge, will be held at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2011, at Oak City Cemetery with the Rev. David Grubbs officiating. The family will receive friends immediately following the service.

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Mrs. Anderson was born Aug. 27, 1934, in Colquitt, Ga., the daughter of Roy “Honey” Lovering and Maggie Lee Henry Lovering. She died Monday, Nov. 21, 2011, at Memorial Manor Nursing Home. She was a graduate of Miller County High School and lived most of her adult life in Troy, Ala. She was a homemaker and was of the Baptist faith.

Mrs. Anderson was preceded in death by her husband, William R. “Bill” Anderson.

Survivors include her son, Michael Bowen of St. Simons Island, Ga.; her daughters, Vicky Detling and her husband, Chalmer, of Decatur, Ala., Joan King and her husband, Roy, of Albany, Ga., and LaJean Bowen of Bainbridge; her sisters, Libby Gardner of Statesville, N.C., and Jeanette Bullard of Leaksville, Miss.; her grandchildren, Chalmer Detling, Melissa Byrd, Kristy Ingalls, Sarah Russell, James King, Ashley Sheffield, Michelle Popham and Shane Bowen; and her nine great-grandchildren.

Ivey Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.