Tom  Anderson


Services for Thomas Clinton "Tom" Anderson, 85, of Allen will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at Richmond Avenue Free Will Baptist Church. The Rev. Buddy Drake will officiate. Burial will follow at Allen Cemetery.
Mr. Anderson died Friday, June 14, 2019, at a local hospital.
He was born in 1933 in Wetumka to Clint and Tilda Mae Ussery Anderson. He graduated from Allen High School.
He married Johanna Maywald in 1956 at Landshut, Germany. She preceded him in death on May 22, 2017.
He served in the U.S. Army for 21 years, including two tours during the Korean War and the Vietnam War. After moving to Iowa in 1971, he worked at Dupont until his retirement, moving back to his hometown in Allen in 2002.
Mr. Anderson was a lifetime member of the VFW and a member of AARP and the German-American Club of Davenport, Iowa. He was of the Baptist faith.
Survivors include a daughter, Linda Wood and husband, Mike, Holland, Michigan; one brother, Jim Anderson and wife, Lynette, Allen; three sisters, Francis Berglund, Allen, Dorothy Poisson, Moore, and Mildred Anderson and husband, Phil, Allen; and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers, Bob Anderson and Don Anderson.
The family says those who wish may make memorials to the Richmond Avenue Free Will Baptist Church, 407 E. Lexington, Allen, OK 74825.
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Published on June 17, 2019
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