Loretta Anderson, 87, of Chapel Hill, Tenn., formerly of Jamestown, passed away at home in the company of her loving husband of nearly 50 years, Gary Anderson. She was born to the late Carl and Margaret VanEtten of Jamestown.
She was preceded in death by daughter, Cheryl Coons of Daytona Beach, Fla.; son, David Chapman of Lynnville, Tenn., and son, Gary Anderson Jr. of New York; sister, Lorraine Steffee of Chaple Hill, Tenn.; and son-in-law, William Payne of Lynnville, Tenn.
She leaves behind a daughter, Sharon Payne of Lynnville, Tenn.; son, Stephen Chapman (Jeannie) of Macon, Ga; step- daughters: Joelle Oberst and Teryl Enser of New York; stepson, Kevin Anderson of New York; son-in-law, Donold Coons of Daytona Beach, Fla.; and daughter-in-law, Kathy Chapman of Tennesee. She also leaves behind 27 grandchildren; 45 greatgrandchildren, nine great- great-grandchildren; many nieces, nephews and in-laws.
Loretta worked at Watson’s and Anderson Screw Machinery Products in Jamestown. She was also the office manager for VHF communications Jamestown. She was a longtime member of the Women of the Moose, St. Luke’s Episcopal Church and currently Zion’s Hill Methodist Church of Unionville,Tenn.
Loretta and Gary loved traveling in their RV with the Escapee Travel Club, Avion RV Travel Club and on their own occasionally taking a cruise. She visited 49 states including Alaska and Hawaii.