September 30, 1938 - August 10, 2015
Mrs. Barbara Kirkland Anderson, age 76, of Douglas passed away suddenly Monday morning, August 10, 2015, at the Coffee Regional Medical Center, following a brief illness. She was born September 30, 1938 to the late David Kirkland, Jr. and the late Ann Jane Ricketson Kirkland. Mrs. Anderson, a native of Coffee County, was a retired registered nurse. She graduated in 1959 from the Crawford W. Long Nursing School in Atlanta. She had worked at Coffee General Hospital (the old hospital), as the Registered Nurse (R. N.) Night Duty Floor Supervisor for 25 years until her retirement in October of 1994. She was on the board that helped plan for the new hospital. She was also preceded in death by her Husband, Ottis “Pops” Anderson, 4 Sisters, Aleph Hannah, Oliff Nipper, Ethel Nipper, Sara Lila “Sadie” Johnson, 3 Brothers, Osborn Kirkland, Elmer Kirkland, and Willis Kirkland, and 1 Grandson, Donovan David Anderson. Mrs. Anderson was a member of the Chatterton Grove Holiness Baptist Church. Survivors include: 2 Daughters: Mollie Rene Harper, and Marsha Elaine (Michael) Grantham, all of Douglas, Ga.; 2 Sons: Timothy David (Melinda) Anderson of Nicholls, Ga., and Donald Ivan (Angela) Anderson of Brunswick, Ga.; 1 Sister: Geneva K. Sears of Willacoochee, Ga.; 8 Grandchildren, 15 Great Grandchildren. Several Nieces, Nephews, Friends, and Other Relatives. Funeral Services were held Wednesday morning, August 12, 2015, at 11:00 A. M., at the Chatterton Grove Holiness Baptist Church, with Rev. Gene Chaney and Rev. Rob Merritt officiating. The Interment followed in the Chatterton Grove Cemetery. Active Pallbearers were: Don Anderson, Tim Anderson, Michael Grantham, Chris Kevin Harper, Raymond Keith Harper, and Michael Babe “Grant” Grantham. Special Musical Selections, “Go Rest High On That Mountain”, and “Send Your Best Angel For My Mama”, were presented by the Soloist, Rick Griswold, with CD Music, and at the Graveside, “Amazing Grace”, was presented by the Soloist, Rick Griswold, on the Guitar. Ricketson Funeral Home was in charge of the Arrangements.
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