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Dorothy  Cornelia Anderson
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Dorothy Cornelia “Connie” Edwards Anderson died on May 31, 2017, in Atlanta, Georgia. She was born in Spartanburg, South Carolina on June 2, 1930, to James Baxter and Cora Elizabeth Stone Edwards. Connie graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a Nursing degree in 1954. Her classmate introduced her to Joe Emory Anderson, Jr. whom she married in September after graduation. Connie donated a scholarship to the school every year in gratitude for her education. She was an Air Force wife who traveled with her husband to Japan, Hawaii and many states over the 30 years of his service. Connie loved gardening, nature, cooking, and entertaining. She was a loving wife and mother. Their retirement home was in Montgomery, AL. Connie is survived by her husband of 63 years, Col. (Ret) Joe Emory Anderson, Jr.; three daughters Debbie Childree (Ed) of Smyrna, GA; Connie Anderson of Snellville, GA, and Sandie Jensen (Randy) of Chester, SC.; five grandchildren Aaron, Russell and Kyle Childree of Smyrna, GA, Bill Pitman of Chester, SC., and Dawn Davis of Manassas, VA; three great-grandchildren Jasmine and Ryan Pitman of Wichita, TX, and Olivia Davis of Manassas, VA. The family requests that memorials be made in her name to Northside United Methodist Church or the Alzheimer’s Association, P.O. Box 96011, Washington, DC, 20090 or online at There will be a Memorial Service on June 17 at 2:00 at Northside United Methodist Church Chapel in Atlanta, GA.

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2:00 PM
Northside United Methodist Church

2799 Northside Drive
Atlanta, Georgia 30305


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