Melva Anderson

May 15, 2014

Melva Anderson 73, longtime Kirklin resident, passed away at 5:37 a.m. Thursday, May 15, 2014 at Mulberry Health and Retirement Community. Born November 1, 1940 in Clinton County, Ind. to the late Herman & Mary (Ridge) Pickard. She married Ralph M. Anderson on January 10, 1957 and he preceded her in death on August 6, 2002. Mrs. Anderson attended Sugar Creek School & Kirklin Schools. She grew up in Pickard, before moving to Kirklin as an adult. She was a receiving clerk, working for Marsh for 8 years, retiring in the fall of 1998. Melva was a member of the Faith Family Church, Kirklin Little League Team Mother, was in choir and bells at the Mulberry Health and Retirement Community. She enjoyed crocheting and reading.

Visitation and Services

Visitation will be Monday, May 19, 2014 from 1-3 p.m. at Goodwin Funeral Home 200 S. Main St., Frankfort. Family services will begin at 3 p.m. at the funeral home. Private family burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to Faith Family Church, 508 W. Green St., Frankfort.

Survived by:

Son: Steve (Joni) Anderson of Frankfort, Daughter: Donna McGee of Frankfort, 3 Brothers: Robert Pickard of Evansville, Jerry Pickard of Kirklin, David Pickard of Nevada, 6 Grandchildren, Brant Janner of Kokomo, Kelsy Tapp of Noblesville, Whitney Anderson of Lafayette, Graham Anderson of Frankfort, Adam Wallace of Frankfort and Luke Wallace of Kirklin, 3 Great Grandchildren, Karlee Janner, Caleb Janner and Silas Tapp.

Preceded by:

a brother, Jack Pickard and a sister, Geneva Steen


4 Condolences for “Melva Anderson”

  1. Ron & Erilda Coleman May 17, 2014 at 11:48 am

    Dear Joni & Steve & Family,
    So sorry to hear of the loss of your Mother. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Know she will be missed.

  2. Wayne Martin May 17, 2014 at 12:49 pm

    Praying for your family today that God will surround you with his presence and give you comfort during this time.
    Wayne & Deb

  3. Monica Lafferty Shaughnessy May 18, 2014 at 1:48 pm

    Donna, Steve and Joni,
    My thoughts and prayers are with you and your families during this time. May God give you great comfort and His peace.

  4. Annette Carney May 19, 2014 at 12:22 am

    Steve, I am so sorry for your loss! My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family!

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