Harmon County Funeral Home
417 East Broadway
Hollis, OK 73550
Brenda Ann Anderson, age 65, of Hollis, passed away late Tuesday evening, June 10, 2014, at OU Medical Center, in Oklahoma City.
Brenda was born in Watsonville, California on May 18, 1949, to Walter T. and Ila Mendy (Jones) Anderson. Beginning her life in Watsonville, California, Brenda moved to Amarillo, Texas as a young child and later to Borger, Texas where she graduated high school, in 1968. She later attended Frank Phillips College in Borger and graduated with an associate degree. Brenda worked for a short time as a secretary with a chemical company and then moved to Las Vegas, Nevada where she served as a secretary for a swimming pool company. After a short time in Las Vegas, she moved to Hollis, in the early 1970’s and worked as a dispatcher with the Hollis Police Department for twelve years. After leaving the police department, Brenda served as the church secretary for the First Baptist Church for fifteen years, until her health began to decline, in 2011. Brenda loved everyone and was equally loved, always having a hug to give. Church was her life and she loved spending her spare time studying her Bible, reading books and doing crochet and needlepoint.
Preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, Elmer Thomas Anderson and Bill Anderson; one sister, Mendy Anderson and one nephew, David Lewis, she is survived by two sisters, Mary Shaver of Erick, Oklahoma and Shirley Lammers of Las Vegas, Nevada; one brother, Jimmy Anderson and wife Deborah of Hollis; five nephews, Denzil Lewis, Thomas Husband, Richard Ray, Denzil Anderson and Daniel Anderson; four nieces, Sherri Trevathan, Terri Miranda, Lori Becker and Samantha Burrows along with many great nephews and nieces, other relatives and many friends.
Funeral services for Brenda Anderson will be at 3 p.m., Saturday, June 14, 2014, at the Hollis First Baptist Church with Pastor Tim Tutton officiating. Interment will follow at the Dryden Cemetery under the direction of Harmon County Funeral Home of Hollis.
Online tributes may be made to the family at www.HarmonCountyFuneral.com