Ethel Grey Lanier Anderson

Published 9:08 am Friday, February 28, 2020

Mrs. Ethel Grey Lanier Anderson, 82, formerly of Mock Place, Mocksville, died Thursday, Feb. 27, 2020 at Kate B. Reynolds Hospice Home in Winston-Salem.

She was born on June 9, 1937 in Burke County to the late Jacob Edward and Grace Foster Hunter Lanier.

Mrs. Anderson enjoyed church, traveling and gardening. At 9 every night, she would always take time to read her Bible. She loved little children and she never met a stranger. Never thinking about herself, she cared more for others.

She was also preceded in death by: her husband, Garland Paul Anderson; a son, Terry Garland Anderson; a grandson, Jonathan Williams; a sister, Margie Davidson; and a brother, Gene Lanier.

Survivor: 5 children, David Anderson, Judy Robbins (Johnny), Randy Anderson (Wendy), Lisa Hampton (Tommy) and Michael Anderson (Angie) all of Mocksville; 10 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; 2 great-great-grandchildren; 2 brothers, Larry Lanier (Patsy) of Advance and Tommy Lanier of Alaska; and several nieces and nephews.

A funeral service will be conducted at 2 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 29 at Eaton Funeral Chapel with Larry Lanier officiating. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service.

Memorials: Kate B. Reynolds Hospice Home, 101 Hospice Lane, Winston-Salem, 27103.