US Navy

Nathaniel Anderson Sr.

March 30, 1938 ~ December 20, 2020 (age 82)


Nathaniel Anderson, Sr. was born March 30, 1938 to Woodrow and Addie Bell Gaut Anderson in Longview, Texas.

He was educated in Longview Public Schools; Womack High School.

Nathaniel served his country proudly with the United States Navy from 1955 – 1959. His specialty was Auto Mechanics.

Nathaniel united in Holy Matrimony with Olivia Etheridge on October 8, 1961. They were married for 59 years.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Woodrow Wilson Anderson, Sr., and Addie Bell Gaut Anderson; siblings Johnny Lee Blair (Ruth – deceased), Woodrow Anderson, Jr. (Ree), Louis Anderson (Juanita), Thelma McClendon (Calvin – deceased), Velma Mapps (Emmett), David C. Anderson (Evelyn – deceased), Eldridge Anderson (Sheila – deceased).

Loving memories will be cherished by his wife of 59 years, Olivia Anderson; six children: Verbina Andrews (James - deceased), Keith Anderson, Nathaniel Anderson, Jr., Shiniqua Toliver (Patrick), Andy Morgan (Sonya), Gary Jones (Kim). 17 grandchildren: Keith Anderson-Craine, Skyla Anderson, Shaneice Anderson, Dereck Anderson, LaNeisha King, Christopher King, Patrick Toliver, Jr., Angelica Morgan, Andy Morgan, Jr., Christy Morgan, Jermie Dante Jones, Jamie Woodrow Jones, Zach Andrews, Avery Andrews, David Andrews, Xavier Andrews, David Dewayne Jones (deceased); 19 great grandchildren, 1 great, great grandchild; sister, Nellie Jordan; (Marion – deceased), Willie Ray Anderson (Arlene), and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Special recognition goes to Rosolynn Duffey (caregiver).


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December 26, 2020

1:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Craig Funeral Home
2001 S. Green Street
Longview, TX 75602

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