Jean Anderson of Sherman, 84 year-old beautician, passed away Thursday,
December 31, 2009 at her home.
Services will be 11 AM Saturday, January 2, 2010 in the Waldo Funeral
Home Chapel. Rev. John Plumlee and Rev. Jason Anderson of Trinity Baptist
Church will officiate and the burial will follow at West Hill Cemetery.
The family will receive friends for a time of visitation at 10 AM Saturday
prior to the service.
Jean was born December 2, 1925 in Bonham, Texas, the daughter of
Russell Whisenant and Idabell Slagle Whisenant. She graduated from Honey
Grove High School in 1943 and later graduated from Sherman Beauty School.
She established Careful Beauty Salon in 1956 and for forty-two years she
operated her own salon or worked in various shops in the area. She married
J. C. Anderson in 1956 and he preceded her in death in 1975.
Jean retired from her full time career as a beautician in 1998 and
began a new career as a volunteer. She accumulated 10,366 volunteer hours
as a member of the Ladies Auxillary for Wilson N. Jones Hospital and Texoma
Medical Center. She was a devoted member of Trinity Baptist Church for
twenty-six years and was a volunteer for the Home Bound Ministry for eighteen
of those years. She enjoyed doing needle work and crafts, visiting persons
who were home bound and volunteering. She began styling hair at Waldo Funeral
Home in the 1950's and continued providing that service until her health
began to fail recently.
She is survived by two daughters, Treva Bell and husband John of
Bedford and Pat Hall and husband David of Owasso, Okla.; brother, Charles
Whisenant and wife Reba of Dallas; four grandchildren, Ginger McClure of
Glen Heights, Texas, Cindy Leach and husband Jason of Ft. Worth, Marc Hall
and wife Ann of Bethany, Okla. and Shelly Pringle and husband Rob of Keyes,
Calif.; also survived by seven great grandchildren, several nieces and
Pallbearers will be John Fisher, Don Morrison, Jason Leach, Chris
McClure, Derek Smith and Clayton Stringfellow. Honorary pallearers will
be Marc Hall and Rob Pringle.
The family wants to thank Home Hospice of Grayson County for their
gracious and thoughtful care provided Jean. The family requests memorials
be made to Home Hospice of Grayson County, 505 W. Center, Sherman, Texas