Annie Marie Anderson, 69, passed into the Lord’s blessed kingdom on May 1, 2023 at Indiana University Health Hospice House. She was born November 12, 1953 in Meridian, Mississippi, and lived with her husband of 34 years, Terk R. Anderson in Mitchell, Indiana.
Annie retired as a surgical nurse at Dunn Memorial Hospital in Bedford, Indiana. Earlier in her career, she was a Director for Laurel Wood Addiction Center in Meridian, Mississippi. Known and loved by many in her community, she was quick to meet people, and continued to offer her services with those suffering from addiction. She was also known as “Grannie Annie” by her grandchildren and others whom she considered close friends.
She is preceded in death by her parents William Aubrey and Jessie Mae Slayton, her son Joseph Michael Smith, her sister Diane Brewer, and her brothers, Jerry, Billy, and Buddy Slayton.
She is survived by her husband Terk R. Anderson, her son Chad Everett Smith (Jen), her daughter-in-law Angel Smith, her stepdaughters Holly, Heather (Joe), and Stacey, her beloved grandchildren, Denver, Autumn, Nicholas, Mary, Carter, Joseph, Amber, Autumn, Makayla, McKenzie, Zaccheri, Isabella, and a great-granddaughter, Aurora.
A Celebration of Life will be arranged at a later date with details released. The celebration will take place at Spring Mill State Park in Mitchell, Indiana.