Rains County Leader
April 13, 2004
Charles James Anderson
1928 - 2004
Funeral services for Charles James Anderson, 75, of Emory were held at Emory United Methodist Church on Monday, April 12, at 11:00 a.m. Rev. David Diller officiated.  Burial followed in Emory City Cemetery under the direction of Wilson-Orwosky Funeral Home. Pallbearers were Andy Anders, Charlie Turner, Ray Moore, Dan Robison, John Wegley, and Ron Hoffman. Honorary pallbearers were Ross Crisler, Bill Oliver, and Tonilee Farmer.  Mr. Anderson died in Midlothian on Friday, April 9.  He was born September 19, 1928, to Gillis Calvin and Lucy Grisham Anderson. He married Josephine C. Clanton in Waco on August 27, 1948. He was in the U.S. Navy and was a retired newspaper pressman. He was a member of Emory United Methodist Church.  Survivors include his wife, Jo Anderson of Emory; son and daughter-in-law, James Michael and Suzanne Anderson of Waxahachie; daughters and sons-in-law, Karen Jo and John Wegley of Midlothian and Kimberly Ann and Ron Hoffman of Red Oak; one brother, Sam Anderson of Waco; one sister, Dixie Butcher of Waco; grandchildren, Ethan and Darin Anderson, Jennifer and Stephannie Wegley, and Katie, Holli, and Kevin Hoffman.  He was preceded in death by his parents.  Donations may be made to the American Cancer Society and Emory United Methodist Church.