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Patricia J. Anderson, 71
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Mrs. Patricia J. Anderson, 71, of McMinnville passed from this life Monday, May 27, at her residence in McMinnville.

Patricia was born Saturday, Dec. 20, 1947 in McMinnville, the daughter of the late Earl Madewell and the late Janie Shockley Madewell. For many years Pat worked at Magnetek/ Centery Electric Motors in McMinnville until retirement. Pat was a member of the Church of Christ Church. Pat was also a member of the Loyal Order of Moose Lodge 1725. She loved to be around people and to socialize. Her greatest joy was caring for others especially her two grandchildren Megan (Anderson) Miller and Lyric Anderson.

Surviving are her sons, Jackie Troglen of Sparta, Finis Anderson of McMinnville, one brother, Carson and wife Evelyn Madewell of Chattanooga, one sister, Ann Hale and husband Wayne of Spencer, sister-in-law and close friend Linda Hibshman and David Adams of McMinnville. Many nieces, nephews, and an abundance of friends also survive, all which she loved and touched each deeply.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 50 years, Stanley Thomas Anderson, parents Earl and Janie Madewell, mother-in-law and father-in-law, Roberta and Blair Anderson.

Visitation is Thursday, May 30, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., the time of the service at Gardens of Memory Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Meals on Wheels of McMinnville. Online condolences may be made at

Gardens of Memory is in charge of arrangements.

Southern Standard

(McMinnville, Tenn.) May 29, 2019