ANNA LOU ANDERSON McCOY, age 88 of Niota, Tenn. passed away Friday, June 14, 2013, in Rhea County Medical Center in Dayton, Tn.
She was a native of Sweetwater, Tenn., lifelong resident of McMinn County, Tenn., a daughter of the late James Bruce and Vida Elizabeth Cook Anderson and preceded in death by her Husband: Paul Earl McCoy, Sister: Ellen Hale, Two Brothers: Elbert and J. B. Anderson.
She was one of the oldest member of Union-McMinn Baptist Church and loved her family and church. She was retired from Niota Textile.
Survivors: Two Daughters and son-in-law: Gracie Lou and Jack Nunley of Athens, Tenn., Norma Sue Higginbotham of Spring City, Tenn. Four sons: Eddie McCosh, Larry McCosh both of Niota, Tenn., Jimmy McCosh of Athens, Tenn., and Robert Lowry of Niota, Tn., Brother: James Sanford Anderson of Niota, Tenn., Two Sisters: Polly Dotson and Meda Wicker of Niota, Tenn. Five Grandchildren: Irene Higginbotham, Rose Nabors, Phyllis White, Cody Nunley, and Rebecca Webb, Seven Great Grandchildren: Daren and Cassidy Higginbotham, Bradley Nabors, Wekenda Dockery, Russell White, Reese White, and Regina Hall, and a host of nieces, nephews and friends.
A special thanks to Rose Nabors, her beloved granddaughter for being her caregiver.
Funeral services will be 11:00 A.M. Tuesday in Union-McMinn Baptist Church with Rev. Doug Alexander officiating.
Interment will follow in Foster Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be Jackie Reed, Charles Reed, David Reed, Cody Nunley, Brad Nabors, Don Reed, Howie White, and Bryan Coffey.
The body will lie-in-state from 10:00 to 11:00 A.M. Tuesday at the church and the family will recieve friends from 6-8 Monday in the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to Union-McMinn Baptist Church , P. O. Box 269, Niota, Tenn. 37826.