Services for Amanda Elizabeth Anderson, 19, of Tyler will be held on Monday, September 20, 2010 at 2:00 PM at Tyler Gospel Chapel with Rev. Billy Brown and Rev. Gary Wright officiating. Interment will follow at Cathedral in the Pines Cemetery under the direction of Stewart Family Funeral Home.
Amanda passed away on Wednesday, September 15, 2010 at her home.
She was born on October 10, 1990 in Fridley, Minnesota to Mark and Stacie Kennedy Anderson. She graduated with honors from the Tyler Gospel Chapel School in 2009. She was a Trinity Mother Frances employee and a student at Tyler Junior College, where she majored in English Literature. Amanda was an aspiring writer, a lover of words, music and life. She was a unique and shining light in this dark world. With her infectious smile and easy laugh, she touched the hearts of all who were blessed to know her.
Amanda is survived by a loving family including her parents, Mark and Stacie Anderson; brother, Mark Nathaniel “Nate” Anderson; maternal grandparents, John and Ruth Kennedy; and paternal grandparents, Myron and Delores Anderson, all of Tyler. She is also survived by her aunts and uncles, Vicki Stowe of Tyler, Julie Orr and husband Joe of Tyler, Sharon Smith and husband Mike of Kankakee, Illinois, Steven Anderson and wife Elizabeth of Austin; her cousins, Laura, Leah, and Luke Orr, Justin, Jonathan and Wesley Stowe, Amy, Heather and Rachel Smith, and Ben and Heidi Anderson; many extended family members and a host of close friends; and her beloved dog, Stella.
Pallbearers will be Justin Stowe, Wesley Stowe, Jonathan Stowe, Mike Smith, Joe Orr, and Bryan Jacobe.
Visitation is scheduled for Sunday, September 19, 2010 from 2:00-6:00 at Tyler Gospel Chapel, 10195 Highway 31 East, in Tyler.
Memorials in honor of Amanda Elizabeth Anderson may be made to The Amanda Anderson Memorial Fund at Beacon Federal Credit Union in Tyler, 1330 Old Omen Road, Tyler, Texas 75701 or by phone at 888-815-3800, ext. 2000.
“All good things in my life come from serving you, Lord.” Amanda Anderson, September 5, 2010
“Amanda, we loved you completely with hearts that will forever be broken.” Your Family