Verdie Mae Dockery Anderson, 92, of Young Harris, GA died Thursday, October 17, 2013. She was a native of Clay County where she had lived for 50 years before moving to Union County, GA. She was a homemaker and a member of the Smyrna Baptist Church in Union County.
She was the daughter of the late Caney and Hattie Miller Dockery and the wife of the late Roy Anderson, who died March 5, 1997. She was also preceded in death by two sons, Billy and Troy Anderson; five sisters; and six brothers.
Surviving are five daughters, Christine Gilbert of Brasstown, Mary Jo King and Dorothy Dockery both of Young Harris, GA, Marie Chastain of Murphy, and Della Wiles of Homer, GA; four sons, Loster and Cecil Anderson both of Warne, Dwight Anderson of Young Harris, and Richard Anderson of Blairsville, GA; one sister, Opal Wooten of Duluth, GA; and 23 grandchildren, 28 great grandchildren, and 13 great great grandchildren.
Funeral services were held at 11:00 AM Saturday, October 19 in the Chapel of Ivie Funeral Home, Murphy with the Revs. Adam Fleming and Tony Couch officiating. Interment was in Pinelog Methodist Church Cemetery. Pallbearers were Shawn and Johnny Chastain, Jamie and Kevin Dockery, Jody Anderson, and Matthew Payne.
The family received friends from 6-8 Friday evening at the Ivie Funeral Home, Murphy.
Ivie Funeral Home, Murphy in charge of all arrangements.