Mrs. Doris Lee Sheets Anderson, age 91, of North Wilkesboro, died September 6, 2012 at Westwood Hills Nursing and Rehab Center, where she had been a resident for 4 years. Mrs. Anderson was born January 1, 1921 in Ashe County, Tuckerdale Community to Henry H. and Maud Ellen Powers Sheets. She was baptized as a young girl at Tuckerdale Baptist Church in Ashe County and a homemaker. Mrs. Anderson was preceded in death by her parents; her husband Thomas W. Anderson; seven brothers; two sisters; two granddaughters; and one great granddaughter.
Surviving are one daughter, Shirley Richardson and husband Dewey of North Wilkesboro; one son, Thomas Ernest Anderson of Huntersville; six grandchildren, Debbie Richardson Barrett of Wilkesboro, Cathy R. Sawyer of Richmond, Virginia, Becky R. Durst of Anchorage, Alaska, Cynthia W. Gobble of Newport, NC, Elizabeth Lagadi of Asheville and Mitchell T. Anderson of Alexandria, Virginia; and twelve great grandchildren.
Funeral service will be private. The body will lie in state at Miller Funeral Service from 10:00 until 12:00 noon Saturday, September 8, 2012. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Residents Counsel Activity Department, Westwood Hills Nursing and Rehab Center, 1016 Fletcher Street, Wilkesboro, NC 28697. Miller Funeral Service is in charge of the arrangements. On line condolences may be made to www.millerfuneralservice.com