Obituary of Geraldine "Jeri" Anderson
Geraldine “Jeri” (Raymer) Anderson, 94, of rural Windsor, Mo., died Sunday morning, July 15, 2018, at the Fair View Nursing Home, Sedalia, Mo.
She was born July 7, 1924, in Sedalia, Mo., the daughter of Holcomb D. Downing and Bertha Ellen (Harkless) Downing. On January 26, 1946, in Kansas City, Kansas, she married Gird Owen Raymer and he preceded her in death on January 8, 1974. On November 9, 1990, in Miami, Oklahoma, she married Sam L. Anderson and he survives of the home.
Jeri was 1942 graduate of Green Ridge High School. She worked at the International Shoe Factory in Windsor and then worked at the Marti Poultry Farm and Dutch Ira Poultry Farm, both in Windsor. She was a member of the First Baptist Church, Windsor. She loved helping others and taking care of young children. She also enjoyed farm life and raising cattle and poultry.
In addition to her husband, Sam, survivors include 2 step-children, Chris D. Anderson, Sedalia, Mo., and Sammi Marvel (Leroy), Liberty, Mo.; a “daughter,” Glenva Briggs (Bruce), Green Ridge, Mo.; 3 grandchildren, Jason Greer, Daniel Anderson (Nikki), and Amanda Heitman (Elliott); 4 great-grandchildren, Quinton and Cooper Heitman and Kinsley and Addilyn Anderson; a nephew, Don Osbourne; 2 nieces, Kathlene Watson and Donna Osbourne; a great-nephew, Lenny Marcott; and great-niece, Robin Marcott. In addition to her first husband, she was preceded in death by a brother, George Downing and 2 sisters, Glata Kennedy and Onavee Ausburn; and 1 nephew Don Gordon Osbourne and a niece Cindy Shanks.
Graveside memorial services will be held 11:00 a.m. Monday, July 23, 2018, at the Laurel Oak Cemetery, Windsor, with Rev. Margie Briggs officiating. The family will receive friends before the service from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. at the Hadley Funeral Home, Windsor. Burial will be in the Laurel Oak Cemetery. The family suggests contributions to the Show-Me Christian Youth Home, Lamonte, Mo., in care of the funeral home.