Caldwell Hospice and Palliative Care-Lenoir. She was born May 11, 1939 at Hickory Memorial Hospital, Hickory, Catawba County, N.C. to the late Frank Eckard and the late Mary Barber Eckard Ramsay. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Edgar Dale Anderson, Sr. and a sister, Patricia Gail Eckard Bentley.
Mrs. Anderson was retired from Burke Hosiery and was of the Baptist faith.
Survivors include three sons, Dale Anderson and wife, Lisa, Doyle Anderson and wife, Kim and Don Anderson, all of Granite Falls; Denise Anderson of Hickory; one brothers Carroll Eckard of Nebo, half-brother William David Eckard and wife, Marie, of N.C. and half-brother, Thomas Edward Eckard of GA.; one sister, Neverta Ann Kuczkowski of Ill., three half-sisters Thelma Jean Eckard Biddix and husband, Grant, Connie Eckard Spencer and husband, Walter, and Susan Ost Aldredge all of N.C.; seven grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends Saturday, January 17, 2015 from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. at Greer-McElveen Funeral Home.
Online condolences may be left at www.greer-mcelveenfuneralhome.com. Greer-McElveen Funeral Home and Crematory is in charge of arrangements.
(BURIAL: Marie's cremains were interred on land set aside for burials and her cremains were interred there along with those of her husband and sister, Pat.)
Note: The obituary from the funeral home website contained some misinformation regarding family member names and relationships, which was corrected here.