Date of Birth: 8 Oct 1871 Bartholomew County
Date of Death: 14 May 1966
Source: Franklin Evening Star, Franklin, IN, May 16,1966
W. J. Anderson Dies In Hospital EDINBURG - Funeral services will be conducted for Willard J. Anderson, 94, of Taylorsville, in the Mutz Funeral Home Tuesday afternoon at 1:30 o'clock. In charge of the services will be the Rev. Ray Bozell and burial is to follow in Rest Haven Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home at any time and are invited to attend the rites. Mr. Anderson died Saturday night at 6:30 o'clock in the Johnson County Memorial Hospital following a six monthsÕ illness. He was born in Bartholomew County on Oct. 8, 1871 and his parents were the late Eden and Elmina Jane Hutchinson Anderson. A farmer all his life until he retired, Mr. Anderson had spent his life in Bartholomew County, but the past three winters, had made his home with a sister, Mrs. Grace McKee, 451 First Street, Franklin. He was a member of the Bethel Methodist Church. The sister and nieces and nephews are the survivors.
Source: Edinburg Daily Courier, Franklin, IN, May 16,1966
Willard Anderson Dies Saturday Willard J. Anderson, 95, of west of Taylorsville, died Saturday evening at 6:30 at the Johnson County Memorial Hospital after a six months illness. Mr. Anderson was a farmer most of his life west of Taylorsville. He had spent the past three winters with his sister, Mrs. Grace McKee, in Franklin. Born October 8, 1871 in Bartholomew County, he was the son of Eden and Elmina Jane Hutchinson Anderson. Only the one sister, Mrs. McKee, survives. Three sisters and three brothers preceded in death. He was a member of the Bethel Methodist Church. Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 1:30 at the Mutz Funeral Home with the Reverend Ray Bozell conducting the services. Burial will be at Rest Haven Cemetery. Friends may call at the Funeral Home at any time.
Submitted by Mark E. Wirey