Willie Paul Anderson, 76, of Magnolia passed away on Friday, August 16, 2019 at Wentworth Place.
He was born on October 29, 1942 in Rosston to the late Matthew and Dovie Irene (Loe) Anderson. He was a cost accountant and credit union manager at Shanhouse and Sons for many years. He was the charter secretary for Kiwanis for over 25 years, served as Sunday School superintendent and taught the boys’ Sunday school class at Immanuel Baptist Church. He spent his free time doing mechanic work.
Willie was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Charlotte Ann (Smith) Anderson; brothers, Auzy Anderson and Autry Anderson; and sisters, Ola Mae Vines and Josephine Hunter.
He is survived by his son, Gary Anderson and wife Kelly of Hot Springs; daughter, Paula Sweet and Chellis Chipchase of Springdale; grandchildren, Austin Anderson, William Anderson, Caleigh Anderson, Kutter Waller, Kolt Waller, Kaylie Sweet and Jonathan Sweet; great-grandchildren, Mackenzie Sweet and Maverick Williams; brothers, Wesley Anderson of McNeil and Ernest Anderson of Magnolia; and sisters, Geneva Rawls of Magnolia and Flora Faye Jackson of Texarkana.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, August 20, 2019 at the Lewis Funeral Home Chapel with Dr. Eric Goble officiating. Burial will follow at the Memorial Park Cemetery under the direction of Lewis Funeral Home, Inc., in Magnolia.
Visitation will be held from 1-2 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
Pallbearers will be Austin Anderson, William Anderson, Jonathan Sweet, John Brown, Chevy Williams and Roxanne Atkins. Honorary pallbearer will be John Michael Hunter.
The family requests memorial donation are sent to the Immanuel Baptist Church, 1823 East North Street, Magnolia, AR 71753.