McMinnville resident and Chattanooga native Charles Edward Anderson, 74, was born May 2, 1942 and died Nov. 29 at his residence following an extended illness.
A retired maintenance worker with Carrier Corporation and a member of the Pentecostal Church, he was the son of the late John Houston and Lucille Mathis Anderson. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by daughter, Tina Marie Smartt; two brothers, Donnie Joe Anderson and Paul William Anderson; and great-grandchild, Brandi Nashea Brooks.
He was married Oct. 26, 1963 to Helen Marie Leverett Anderson of McMinnville. In addition to his wife, he is survived by three children and spouses, Charles Richard “Chuck” and Sharolyn Anderson of Morrison, Tamela and Andy Judd of McMinnville, and Joey Edward and Shannon Anderson of McMinnville; brother James Richard Anderson of Alabama; 11 grandchildren, Tisha Johnson, Brandy Brooks, Charles Richard Anderson Jr., Tiffany Dawn Mullican, Brittany Jaye Jewell, Jay Allen Webster Jr., Houston Shane Anderson, Casey Lynn Tolbert, Anjelica Grace Judkins, Dakota Shane Anderson and Shelby Kathlin Anderson; 13 great-grandchildren; special cousin Martha Martin; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at High’s Chapel with Jason Nunley officiating. Burial will follow at Morrison Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, and from 9 a.m. until the time of service Thursday at High’s.
High Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.