C.L. Anders, 1941-2022


Services for C.L. Anders, 80, of Alba were held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 24, 2022 at Amazing Grace Fellowship Church, with Bro. Otis Lee officiating.

Interment followed in Salem Cemetery.

Mr. Anders passed away Feb. 19, 2022 in Tyler. He was born Oct. 24, 1941 in Winnsboro, where he lived before moving to Alba 54 years ago. He was preceded in death by his parents, Orvil Merriam and Lillie Lue Lindley Anders; three brothers, J.C. Anders, Glenn Anders and Albert Anders; two sisters, Alice Weems and Reba Wetzel; grandson, Louis Lewers; and great-grandson, Landon Busbee. 

Survivors include his wife of 54 years, Duene Anders of Alba; two daughters, Joetta Anders of Alba and Malisa Thompson and husband Robert of Alba; three brothers, Percy Anders and wife Betsy of Gordon, Wayne Anders and wife Glenda of Leesburg and Ray Anders and wife Molly of Winnsboro; sister, Faye Russom and husband Jerry of Winnsboro; eight grandchildren; ten great-grandchildren; many “adopted” grandkids and numerous other relatives and friends.

The family received friends from 6-8 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 23 at Wilson-Bartley Funeral Home.