Dorothy Anderson, 1925-2015

Dorothy Mae Mount Anderson, 90, of Batesville, passed away Sunday, Aug. 30, 2015, at the Woodlawn Heights Nursing Home in Batesville.

She was born June 24, 1925, at Pfeiffer, Ark., to Warren and Birdie Mount, and was a 1948 graduate of Cave City High School. As the wife of a Methodist minister, she lived in various cities around Arkansas, including Batesville, Greenbrier, Russellville, Conway and Wright. She returned to Batesville upon the death of her husband in 1967. She retired from White Rodgers in Batesville. Her hobbies included working in her yard and sharing time with her family. She was a member of Central Avenue United Methodist Church Batesville.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, the Rev. Vernon Anderson; her oldest son, James V. Anderson Jr.; two sisters, Virginia Hardin and Christine Ovella Mount; and one brother, John Robert Mount.

Survivors include two sons, Stephen Anderson and his wife, Gail, of Batesville; and David Anderson and his wife, Becky, of Augusta; one brother, Billy Mount and his wife, Patsy, of Batesville; eight grandchildren; fourteen great-grandchildren; four great-great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; and a host of other relatives and friends.

Funeral services were held Wednesday, Sept. 2 at Qualls Batesville Funeral Service Chapel in Batesville, with the Revs. Paul Doan and Aaron Doan officiating. Burial followed in the Oaklawn Cemetery at Batesville.

Pallbearers were Tyler Hooper, Jay Doan, Aaron Doan, Graham Doan, Brenden May, Gray Anderson, Will Anderson, Marc Anderson and John James Wintz.