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George Lee Anderson

August 14, 1933 — July 23, 2023

Marshville

George Lee Anderson

MARSHVHILLE - On Sunday, July 23, 2023, Mr. George Lee Anderson, 89, was called home to be with his Lord and Savior at McWhorter Hospice House in Monroe with his family gathered at his bedside.

George Lee Anderson was born on August 14, 1933 in Garysburg, NC. He was the son of the late Early Lee Anderson and the late Cornelia Flyth Anderson.

In 1953, George was inducted into the US Army and served during the Korean War. After the war he moved to Springfield MA and later to Hartford Ct. While in Connecticut he attended Central Connecticut State College. For over 40 years George worked for Pratt & Whitney Aircraft/ United Technologies where he retired in 1993 and move to Marshville North Carolina.

He was a devoted Christian and chairman of the Deacon Board at Shiloh Baptist Church in Hartford, CT. He enjoyed singing with the “Shiloh Tones” Men’s Gospel group and in the church choir. After moving to Marshville, he served as a Deacon at Ebenezer Baptist Church in Wadesboro, NC for many years. He loved to serve others as a faithful missionary and the founder of the Ebenezer Baptist Church Soup Kitchen.

George was a life member of the VFW and a member of the American Legion. He enjoyed gardening and sharing the bounties of his garden with numerous people in Wadesboro.

George was predeceased by his sisters; Beatrice Rook, Essie Jones, Nettie Girardeau, Ruenella Rook and Jeannette Moore. Predeceased by wife Geneva Wells Anderson.

Those left to cherish his memory are his wife of 41 years Jacqueline Kitchens Anderson; his daughters, Jeanette Gaines of Florida, Theresa Anderson of Idaho, A. Kim Renfroe of Swuanee, GA, Brenda Lynn Graves (Christopher Graves) of Johns Creek, GA, Tracy Willis  (Ken Willis) of Indian Trail, NC, and Tonya Atkins of Marshville, NC. God Daughter Mrs. Robyn Whiting, Adopted Sons: Jonas Best, Daniel Taylor, Robert Clark, Pastor Tony Barr, Brother in Laws: Raymond Kitchens, Ronald Kitchens, Lawrence Kitchens, Michael Kitchens, David Kitchens, Joseph Kitchens, Sister in Laws: Rita Kitchens, Michelle Kitchens, and numerous Grandchildren, Great Grandchildren and Great Great Grandchildren.

 

Funeral services will be 11:00 AM Friday, July 28, 2023, at Ebenezer Missionary Baptist Church in Wadesboro. Interment with military honors will follow in Anson Memorial Park.

The family will greet friends from 10:30 AM until 11:00 AM Friday at the church prior to the service.

There will be a public viewing from 5:00 PM until 7:00 PM Thursday, July 27, 2023 at Leavitt Funeral Home.

The services on Friday will be shared via Facebook live on the Leavitt Funeral Home Facebook page.

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Thursday, July 27, 2023

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Friday, July 28, 2023

10:30 - 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Ebenezer Misesionary Baptist Church

612 Salisbury St, Wadesboro, NC 28170

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Funeral Service

Friday, July 28, 2023

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Ebenezer Misesionary Baptist Church

612 Salisbury St, Wadesboro, NC 28170

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Interment

Friday, July 28, 2023

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