Mary Nell Stallings Anderson, 88, a native of Ringling, Okla., and resident of Stephensville, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2012, at her residence.
Mary Nell is survived by her sister, Kathryn Harris; nieces and nephew, Amy Varnado and her husband Darryl, Ann Bunch and her husband Troy, Susan C. Stallings, Mark Stallings, Elissa Poole, Diane Ruyffelaere-Sternberg and her husband Jon, and Patsy C. Ashby; and great-nieces and nephew, Mary-Hannah and Scotlyn Varnado, Love Poole and Eric Bunch.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Jerre B. Anderson; her father, Jeptha Rufus Stallings Sr.; her mother, Louzelle Ashby Stallings; three brothers, Sullivan G. Stallings Sr., Jeptha R. Stallings and Frank A. Stallings; and two nephews, Byron Stallings and Sullivan G. Stallings Jr.
Mary Nell, a life member of Eastern Star and a member of Trinity Episcopal Church, touched a lot of lives. Her presence and love made a lot of changes to others, always in a positive manner. The family would like to express their deep gratitude to Martina “Tina” Hernandez and Theresa Romero for their compassionate care of Mary Nell during her lengthy illness; to Angel Care Hospice of New Iberia for their assistance during Mary Nell’s final days; and to Dr. Lianter Albert for his loving care.
The family will hold private services for Mary Nell at a later date.