Elmer M. Anderson, 86, of Hope, died Sunday, January 20, 2013, in Hope.
Elmer M. Anderson, 86, of Hope, died Sunday, January 20, 2013, in Hope. Mr. Anderson was born September 30, 1926, in Hope, to Willie L. and Lee Buster Anderson. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Hope and a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II. He was a retired painter and a past member of the Hempstead County Rescue Unit, and his favorite hobby was fishing. He was preceded in death by his parents, and one brother, Willie Anderson, Jr. Survivors include three brothers, James M., John A. and Jess Anderson, all of Hope; and one sister, Mrs. Maxine Lively, of Hope. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, January 22, at the Brazzel/Oakcrest The Funeral Home of Hope. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, January 23, at the Brazzel/Oakcrest The Funeral Home of Hope. Burial will follow in Memory Gardens Cemetery with military honors. Bro. Charles Jones will officiate. Arrangements are by Brazzel/Oakcrest The Funeral Home of Hope, Eddie Brazzel, Director. Online guestbook: www.brazzelfuneralhomes.com