Mary Lou Anderson


Mary Lou Anderson, 85, of Monticello, passed away at 9:49 p.m. Thursday, October 6, 2016, at her residence, surrounded by her family.

She was born December 23, 1930, in White County, to the late Ernest W. and Bertha (Campbell) Krintz. On January 28, 1951, she married Wayne C. Anderson in Reynolds. He preceded her in death March 7, 2006.

She was a 1948 graduate of Monticello High School and retired as manager of White County Abstract in 1993 following 30 years of dedicated service.

Mary Lou was a member of First Presbyterian Church of Monticello where she was active in the church choir, which she directed for many years. She also had served as elder, deacon and session clerk treasurer. She was also a member of Alpha Nu Music Club and was active with Wednesday Reading Club.

Mary Lou enjoyed reading anything historical, especially about people and places. One of her favorite books was “Flyboy” by James Bradley, a true story of courage. She also enjoyed musicals and stage, sewing, quilting and playing golf.

She is survived by her children, Thomas William Anderson of Houston, Texas, John Carmi (wife, Lois Mills) Anderson of Columbus, David Robert (Janie) Anderson of Monticello and Mary Kathryn (Roger) Maxwell of Martinsville; 12 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

Also preceding her in death was her son, Kerry Wayne Anderson; brothers, Robert F. and Ernest Richard “Dick” Krintz; and her sister, Phyllis Jean Jewett.

Visitation will be on Monday, October 10, 2016, from noon until the time of services celebrating Mary Lou’s life at 3 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church of Monticello, with the Rev. Lyle Ewing officiating. Presbyterian Deacon Prayer Circle will be at 11:45 a.m. at the church.

Burial will follow at Pleasant Run Cemetery, rural Delphi.

Memorial contributions may be given to Alpha Nu Music Club to grant opportunities in music for youth. Envelopes will be available at the church.

Arrangements were made by Springer-Voorhis-Draper Funeral Home in Monticello.

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