Everett Bell Anders, Sr., 89, of Crossett, passed away on July 11, 2019.
He was born on November 1, 1929 in Parkdale to William Napollean and Bertie LaTenor Cartilage Anders.
Mr. Anders enjoyed hunting, fishing and gardening. He was known for his homemade fishing lures and used every opportunity to give them to others, sharing his passion for crafting them. He loved his family and was dearly loved by them.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife of 60 years, Jacklin Redell Anders and a daughter in law, Sharon Anders.
Mr. Anders is survived by one son, Everett Bell Anders, Jr.; three daughters, Carolyn Harris (Dickie), Peggy Jean Kelley (Chester) and Pat Kelley (Gerald); one grandson, Everett Glenn Kelley (Amanda); seven granddaughters, Jackie Sanders (Glenn), Shelley Gillium (Jimmy), Jessica Wooten (Nathan), Amy Henderson (Steven), Jennifer Pruitt (Ricky), Ashley Smith, all of Crossett, and LaTina Redell Hentsey (Billy) of Russellville; twelve great grandchildren, Hope, Britney, Jenna, Nate, Andrew, Gunner, Gage, Gavin, Allison, Graylan, Kady and Zanden; five great-great grandchildren, Brayden, Bentlee, Beau, Luke and Easton and a host of friends and loved ones.
Visitation is Friday, July 12, from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. at the Community Chapel Church in Crossett.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday, July 13, at 10 a.m. at the church with Bro. Mike Chain officiating. Burial will be at Crossroads Cemetery under the direction of Jones Funeral Home.
Pallbearers are Gale Anders, Clint Fleming, Nate Wooten, Gunner O’Fallon, Andrew Gillium, Gavin Smith, Drew Fleming and Gage Henderson. Honorary pallbearers are his great and great-great grandchildren.