Anderson, Mary Katherine King

Thursday, December 27, 2012

Mary Katherine King Anderson, 91, of Chattanooga, and formerly of San Diego, California, died on Wednesday, December 26, 2012.

Mrs. Anderson was born in Chattanooga on Dec. 19, 1921. She was the daughter of the late Russell M. and Elizabeth Millwood King.  

She was preceded in death by her husband, Roy L. Anderson, to whom she was married for more than 50 years.  

Mrs. Anderson was a communicant at Saint David's Episcopal Church in San Diego. She was a graduate of Chattanooga City High School.  She retired as a vice president at Security Pacific Bank in San Diego.

Survivors are her niece and nephews, Carol and Herbert Lackey, Russell T. King Jr., and David Lee King; her great niece and nephews, Dr. Kim and Dr. Bob Fisher, Dr. and Mrs. Lebron and Heather Lackey, and Joshua David King; several great-great nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends on Friday, Dec. 28, from 4-7 p.m. at Heritage Funeral Home, 7453 East Brainerd Road, Chattanooga.  

The memorial service will follow the visitation on Friday at 7 p.m. in the funeral home chapel.  Burial will be at a later date in San Diego. 

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the Baroness Foundation at Erlanger Hospital,  in appreciation of the care she received the physicians and staff.

Friends may view the memorial tribute and sign the guest register by visiting www.heritagefh.com.

Heritage Funeral Home, 7454 East Brainerd Road, Chattanooga, is in charge of the arrangements.



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