July 23rd, 1938 - November 25th, 2017
Mrs. Anna Dodd Gunderman passed away at Florence Nursing and Rehabilitation on Saturday, November 25, 2017. Her visitation will be Monday from 6:00 to 9:00 pm at Woodlawn Church of Christ. The funeral service will be at 10:00am on Tuesday, November 28, 2017, with Matt Heupel officiating. Pall bearers will be Ted Burrell. Charles Williamson, Ashton Cantrell, Blake Cantrell, Bradley Dodd, and Gary Gunderman.
Anna was preceded in death by her parents Marlin and Pauline Dodd. She is survived by her husband of 51 years, MG(ret) G. Larry Gunderman, son Gary (Amy) Gunderman of Littleville, AL., daughter Melanie Cantrell (Nick) of Blackshear, GA., and grandchildren Leah, Anna Elizabeth, and Lara Gunderman; Ashton, Blake and Addy Cantrell; sisters Eupha Williamson of Littleville, AL., Brenda (Edward) Burrell of Nashville, TN, and Brother Grafton (Sandra) Dodd of Parsons, TN, along with several nieces and nephews.
Anna and Larry lived in Russellville, AL from 1973 until 1995, where she operated Mrs. Anna’s Pre-school, in the basement of their home for 22 years. During those years she touched the lives of scores of young children, who she dearly loved.
Anna taught in the Fort Benning school system for several years. She was a graduate of the University of Tennessee at Martin.
Anna was a member of the Woodlawn Church of Christ, where she taught the ladies’ Bible class.
The family would like to thank the nurses and CNA’s at Florence Nursing and Rehabilitation for the quality care that they provided for Anna during her stay.
In lieu of flowers, the family recommends a donation to Caring Place, formerly WICP Caring Place, or a charity of your choice.
Service at 10:00 AM at Woodlawn Church of Christ on Tuesday, November 28th, 2017
Tri-Cities Memorial Gardens
2601 Florence Blvd, Florence, Alabama