Author D. Anderson 65, of Marietta, Texas, died Saturday, November 28, 2015, in Longview, Texas.
Mr. Anderson was born April 16, 1950, in Marietta. He was a crane operator with Lone Star Steel.
Survivors include eight children, Author Anderson Jr. of Duncanville, Texas, Amanda Lewis of Cedar Hill, Texas, LaMarcia Hamilton of Longview, Texas, Natalie Cope of Orlando, Florida, Tiffany Anderson of Mount Pleasant, Texas, NaCorsha Anderson of Dallas, Texas, Neya Anderson of Texarkana, Texas and Arleesha Anderson of Mesquite, Texas; two brothers, Bennie (Pleatis) Anderson of Atlanta and Uzziah (Lena) Anderson of Cedar Hill, Texas; two sisters, Odessa Spence of Dallas, Texas, and Winnie Walker of Dallas, Texas; two sisters-in-laws, Daisy Anderson of Dallas, Texas, Gwen Anderson of Marietta, Texas; two aunts, Codella Scott of Lancaster Texas and Corine Wade of Waxahachia, Texas; fourteen grandchildren; one uncle, Homer Anderson of Dallas, Texas; and a host of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.
Services will be noon Saturday at Floyd Valley Baptist Church with Rev. Willie R. Collins officiating. Burial will be in Floyd Valley Cemetery under direction of Coleman-Atlanta Funeral Home.
The body may be viewed noon to 7 p.m. today at the funeral home.