Funeral service for Colonel (Ret.) Aubrey Wooten Anderson, age 92, of Fayetteville, TN, will be conducted at 1:00 PM on Monday, April 16, 2018, at Fayetteville First Baptist Church with Dr. Jon Hathcock officiating. Burial will follow in Rose Hill Cemetery.
Colonel (Ret.) Anderson was born on August 14, 1925 in Bell Buckle, TN to the late Charles and Fannie Lovell Anderson. He grew up in Shelbyville where he attended school before enlisting in the United States Army during WWII. He attended Command General Staff College and served in the United States Army and National Guard . He worked for 30 years in Civil Service at Redstone Arsenal. He was also the Lincoln County Industrial Recruiter, Republican Party Chairman, Mayor of Fayetteville City 1981-9182, member of Fayetteville Lion’s Club, and Church Deacon and Sunday School Teacher at Fayetteville First Baptist Church. Colonel (Ret.) Anderson passed away on April 13, 2018 at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.
Survivors include his wife, Polly Anderson; sons, Robert W. (late Susanne) Anderson of Brentwood, TN and Michael B. Anderson of Atlanta, GA; daughter, Pat Anderson (Michael) Flowers of Birmingham, AL; nine grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. In addition to his parents and daughter-in-law, he was preceded in death by eight brothers and sisters.
Visitation with the family will be held at 11:00 Am until 1:00 PM on Monday, April 16, 2018, at Fayetteville First Baptist Church.
Bob, Our prayers are with you and yours family during this time of grief. As a kid in Grade school,I remember him as being kind and very patience in answering my questions about serving in the Army. May God bless your and your family.
Pat & family,
I am so sorry to hear about your dad. I have many fond memories of your parents’ hospitality during jr high and high school. Prayers for peace.
Mrs. Polly and Bobby and entire family,
Extending my most heartfelt sympathy to you all. May the sweet memories of Mr. Aubrey bring you solace during this time.
Bill and Aubrey were friends since Bill was in high school. They went to many Guard Camps together. The wives and children always enjoyed being together when the men left for camp so our families were close. Polly and children you will be in my thoughts and Prayers. I have not seen Bobby, Mike and Pat in years but I have heard such nice things about them. Love all of you. Joyce
Bobby Remembering all the good times we had growing up Love Beverly
My thoughts and prayers are with the Anderson family. I love yall. And will forever remember grand daddy. So many memories to cherish and alot of Conservation held when visiting over the holidays. I will never forget.
Mrs. Polly and family: Sorry to hear about the passing of Mr. Aubrey. We will remember you in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. We were church members together for a long time. Your family was always special to ours. Mom and dad always knew where to sit at church because it was across the aisle from Mr. Aubrey and Mrs. Polly. Love and prayers, Janice and Brent Gregory
Polly and family, Our sympathy, love and prayers go out to you at this time. We know how much he will be missed.
Bobby, so sorry to hear about your dad. He was one fine fella. Prayers for you, your mom and family.
Mike: the song we practiced Wed night “He opened wide the Gate so we could walk thru -the splendors of Heaven has been going thru my head all day! Last night, your Daddy walked thru the gate to meet his LORD in Heaven just as mine did in 2005! He has entered into unspeakable joy now with JESUS! I just ask the LORD JESUS to be with YOU, and your Mother, and your family in the days that lie ahead. GOD be ever close to Mike!
Mrs. Polly & family, my prayers and thoughts are with you during this sad time. Mr. Aubrey was such a kind man. May God be with you to provide comfort.
My sympathy and prayers to you, Polly and the entire family……I always thought so much of your Mom and Dad..special prayers for your Mom..
Bob & family,
My deepest sympathy and love are sent your way. Your dad was one of my favorite people, even though he probably never knew it!