Jewel “Evelyn” Anderson, 88, of Denton passed away Friday, June 22, 2012 with her family by her side. She was born October 8, 1923 at Union Hill (near Sanger) to Logan Monroe Quillen and Lorraine Pearl Campbell Quillen. Evelyn’s ancestors were among the first pioneer families of Denton County, many are interred in the Sanger Cemetery. She married Johnny Carl Anderson who preceded her in death.
The family will be at DeBerry Funeral Directors Monday 6-8 p.m. for visitation. Funeral Services will be held Tuesday June 26, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. at the Chapel of DeBerry Funeral Directors with burial to follow at the Sanger Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Bryan Christopher Jones, Brent Allen Jones, Braden Scott Jones, Todd Allen Erdmann, Jacob Michael Anderson and Kevin Anderson.
Evelyn is survived by a son, Harlan Kim Jones of Washington DC, daughter, Kay Erdmann of Denton, step son, John Anderson of Sanger, sister, Jody Bodle of Clovis NM, brother, Ted Quillen of Pampa TX. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband and sisters, Nina Pearl Quillen and Winnie Pauline Quillen.
The family would like to express their love and appreciation to the staff of the Sterling House and Ardent Hospice for the care they gave to their mother.