Connie Deneice Riley Anderson of Waynesboro, Tennessee was born March 28, 1962 in Savannah, Tennessee, the daughter of John Riley and the late Doris Lorraine Lewis Riley. She was united in marriage to John Timothy Anderson on August 2, 1980. Mrs. Anderson departed this life on Tuesday, August 4, 2020 at her home at the age of 58 Years, 4 Months, 7 Days. She was retired from Core Civic and was a member of the American Legion Women’s Auxiliary and the UDC. Mrs. Anderson was a member of the Clifton Church of Christ and enjoyed spending time with her family, gardening, sewing, cooking, and traveling.
She is survived by her husband, John Timothy Anderson, their daughter, Tara Denice Anderson, and her father, John Riley, all of Waynesboro TN; her sister, Rita Suetta Riley of Nashville, TN. In addition to her mother, Mrs. Anderson was preceded in death by her sister, Jonnie Annette Riley Gobbell; grandparents, Roy and Blanche Lewis and Grady and Lois Riley.
Funeral services were held on Thursday, August 6, 2020 at 11:00 am at Shackelford Funeral Directors chapel, Waynesboro, TN with Tracy Love, Jerry Holt, and Tony Gordy officiating. Burial was in the Greenwood Cemetery, Waynesboro, Tennessee with Shackelford Funeral Directors, Wayne County assisting the family. Pallbearers were Major Jerry Holt, Jerry Whitten, Tim Anderson, Coy Anderson, Joe Anderson, Joe Riley, Gene Riley, and Billy Riley with honorary pallbearers being Mark Nash, Perry Bailey, Freddy Hardy, Tommy Steiner, Tim Hull, Michael Staggs, Steven Holt, and Chad Whitten.