Rosalie Elizabeth Kimmons Anderson, 100, of Bethlehem, PA formerly of
Columbia, Lancaster County, entered into rest, January 9, 2018 at home
surrounded by loving family. She was the wife of the late H. Clyde
Anderson who preceded her in death in 1998. She and her husband were
married for 66 years.
Born in Bridgeton, York County, PA, she was
the daughter of the late John and Elizabeth Shoff Kimmons. She was a
homemaker and also a bookkeeper for her late husband who was in the
plumbing and heating business. She was the eldest member of the Columbia
Presbyterian Church USA. She served as a trustee, deacon, elder, taught
Sunday School and sang in the church choir for many years and served as
president of Columbia Senior Citizens. She enjoyed playing bridge and
is survived by a daughter Julia A., wife of Dr. Earl Shive of Bath, PA.
Survivors also include seven grandchildren, twelve great-grandchildren
and three great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by
sons, Robert Anderson and Jessel Anderson; a daughter, Linda
Hollingsworth, two brothers and seven sisters.
services will be held at the Columbia Presbyterian Church, 360 Locust
St., Columbia PA 17512 on Monday, January 15, 2018 at 12 noon with
Pastor David Powers, officiating. Interment will follow in Silver Spring
Cemetery. Friends may view at the church on Monday one hour prior to
the service. Kindly omit flowers. Contributions in Rosalie's memory to
the Columbia Presbyterians Church, (please place her name in the memo
line) at the above address would be deeply appreciated. Arrangements by
the Clyde W. Kraft Funeral Home, Inc.