Arvella Faye Anderson, age 86, of Amarillo, Texas, went to be with her Lord and Savior on December 4, 2021, in Amarillo.
Memorial services will be held at Trinity Fellowship Church in Amarillo on December 13, 2021.
Arvella, or Arvie as most knew her, was born November 4, 1935, to Arville and Faye Watkins in Iowa Park, Texas. She was the only daughter but had four brothers while growing up. Arvie met the love of her life, Eddie, while attending school in Hugoton and upon graduation from high school they were married on August 15, 1954. Eddie and Arvie had four children, all boys, in their early years of marriage and they were married for 65 years. Arvie was well known for her big heart and her unfailing love. She was active in her church and loved spending time with her friends and family, especially all those grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Arvie loved life and loved people and she loved her Lord most of all.
She was preceded in death by her husband Edward Anderson; a son, Edward Anderson, Jr.; her mother and father, Arville and Faye Watkins, and her brothers, Billy Bud Watkins, James Watkins, Douglas Watkins, and Jackie Watkins.
Those left to cherish her memory are Launie Anderson, and wife Teresa, of Pagosa Springs, Colorado; Tim Anderson, and wife Becky, of Fritch, Texas; Jeff Anderson and wife Letha of Pampa, Texas; eight grandchildren, Amber, Mica, Branden, Chase, Chris, April, Bobby, Nikki, and nine great-grandchildren, Hagen, Shealea, Holden, Harper, Elijah, Stefan, Jeremy, Kenzie, and Aiden.
Arvie, I’m so glad God put you and Eddie in my life! I’m so happy for you to get to be with Jesus and Eddie now! It was your heart’s desire for 2 years! I will miss you greatly! “Thank you! For giving to the Lord! I am a life that was changed! ”
Love you dearly,