Mary Anderson

BUCKHANNON — Mary Anderson, 83, of Buckhannon, died Friday, March 31, 2017 at Serenity Care Home in Buckhannon. She was born Oct. 29, 1933 in Upshur County, a daughter of the late David Strader and Lina Riley Bennett. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her first husband, Lawrence Spaur, second husband, Harley E. Anderson; three brothers, Bacil Strader, Clifford Bennett and Ralph Strader and three sisters, Ruth Miller, Opal Starett and Maude Sinclair.

She is survived by two daughters, Sue Hawkins, of Fairmont, and Janet Anderson and husband David W., of Buckhannon; three sons, Phillip M. Spaur and wife Barbara, of Weston, Sam Spaur and wife Bonnie, of Ballard, and Lawrence Spaur, Jr., of Buckhannon; five grandsons, Judson Spaur and wife Samantha, of Kansas City, Mo., Andrew Spaur and wife Briana, of Texas, Jason Anderson and wife Sheena, of Buckhannon, Matt Spaur and wife Courtney, of Peterstown, and Brian Hawkins and wife Amanda, of Rivesville; five granddaughters, Joanna Spaur, of Weston, Lisa Buckland and husband Shannon, of Kingsland, Ga., Ashley Spaur, of Clarksburg, Stephanie Anderson, of Buckhannon, and Amanda Buchanan and husband Rob, of Oak Ridge, Tenn.; 15 great-grandchildren; four brothers, Macil Strader, Clark Strader and Floyd Bennett, all of Ohio, and Ray Strader, of West Virginia; one sister, Florence Cesaro, of Ohio; one stepson, George Anderson of Buckhannon and one stepdaughter, Mary Martin and husband Charlie of Buckhannon. Mrs. Anderson was a member of the South Buckhannon Mission Church. She was active in the Senior Center in Buckhannon and volunteered countless hours to the Clothes Closet. She enjoyed walking and loved spending time with her grandchildren. Friends will be received Sunday, April 2, 2017 from 5:30 until 8:30 p.m. at the South Buckhannon Mission Church. A funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Monday at the South Buckhannon Mission Church with Pastor Ed Lowther officiating. Burial will follow in the Heavner Cemetery in Buckhannon. Online condolences may be made to the family at Poling-St. Clair Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.


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