Ruby Nichols Anderson

Mrs. Ruby Nichols Anderson, age 89, died Thursday February 4, 2016 at St. Thomas Stones River Hospital following an extended illness. She was a native of Cannon County and the daughter of the late Chalmus and Vera Davenport Nichols. Mrs. Anderson was also preceded in death by her husband, Thomas E. Anderson; 2 Sons, Kenneth and James Anderson; and 2 brothers, Hoyte and Carl Nichols.

Survivors include her children: Thomas Anderson of El Paso, TX, Eugene (Kathy) Anderson of Manchester, Patty (J. W.) Bailey and Debbie (Paul) Davenport all of Woodbury, Anthony Anderson of Arizona and Larry (Lecia)Anderson of Smyrna; Her sister-in-law, Ailene Nichols of Woodbury; 13 Grandchildren, Jeffery, Eddie, Melissa, Phillip, Kayla, Jessie, Daniel, & Adrianne Anderson, Lee Bailey, Angela (Jake) Woodcock, Shane (Amy) Davenport, Stephanie Watson, & Bekah. Also surviving are several great grandchildren.

Mrs. Anderson was a member of the Baptist Church and a housekeeper, working several years at the Holiday House. She enjoyed gardening, quilting, raising Siamese cats and taking care of people.

Funeral services will be Monday February 8, 2016 at the Chapel of Woodbury Funeral Home with burial to follow at Riverside Cemetery. Visitation will be Sunday from 4:00 to 9:00 PM.
Woodbury Funeral Home, 615-563-2311,