Floria Lee Anderson Mack
Funeral services for Floria Lee Anderson Mack will be held Jan. 11 at 2 p.m. at Union Memorial United Methodist Church in the Sandy Community. Visitation will be held Friday Jan. 10, at Pearly Gates Funeral Home from 10 a.m. until 7 p.m., with Elder James Lucas as eulogist. Burial will be in Sandy Creek Cemetery.
Floria (Flo) Lee Anderson-Mack was born March 18, 1938, to the late Herbert "Sonny" Adkison and Malissa Henry, in Limestone County. Anderson-Mack went to be with the Lord on Jan. 3, 2014, at Providence Hospital, in Waco.
She grew up in the Sandy Community of Coolidge and attended the Sandy Public Schools.
On Sept. 1, 1956, she united in holy matrimony to the late Tilman Anderson Jr., and to this union 10 children were born, three of whom preceded her in death.
On Dec. 4, 2002, she married Isaiah Mack, and to this union one child was born and preceded her in death.
As a young girl, she joined Union Memorial United Methodist Church, and later joined Grace Tabernacle, pastored by the late Elder White and presently pastored by Elder Lucas. She was a devoted Christian and dedicated member.
Anderson-Mack worked in Limestone County, serving as a dietary manager for numerous business organizations. She later worked at the Mexia State School, as a foster grandparent, for 10 years. “Flo” enjoyed cooking, picking pecans, flowers, garage sales, and lending a hand to those in need, by preparing meals and feeding those less fortunate. She was also devoted to caring for her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
She leaves to cherish her memory her husband, two sons and six daughters: Isaiah Mack, of Groesbeck, Madeline (Leophus) Walker, of Houston, Tilman “Ray” Anderson III, James Anderson, Mary (Charles) Bradley, Debra Ray, Octivia McGruter and Kathy Gibson, all of Groesbeck, and Sandra (Cleo) McDonald, of Waco; two sisters, Helen (Claude) Sandles, of Coolidge, and Mary (Curtis) Jones, of Mexia. She also had 19 grandchildren, 25 great-grandchildren, and several nieces, nephews, cousins and a special niece Barbara Ann Calhoun, of Mexia, a special friend, Ozell Anglin, of Groesbeck, and a host of relatives and friends.
Pearly Gates Funeral Home, 827 N. Hwy. 171 in Mexia, in charge of arrangements.