Faye Baker Anders, age 82, of Martin, passed away on Wednesday, May 17, 2023.
Born on December 29, 1940, in Tiger, she was a daughter of the late Virgil Baker and Della Whitworth Taylor. Mrs. Anders was retired from Coats America and also worked for a time with Fieldale Farms. She was a member of Madison Baptist Church in Westminster, South Carolina and previously attended Good News Baptist Church. Mrs. Anders loved her family, especially her grandchildren, and was a caregiver to those around her. In her spare time, she enjoyed fishing, camping, and music. She was known for picking the guitar and singing like Loretta Lynn.
In addition to her parents, Mrs. Anders was preceded in death by her husband, Milous O’Neal Anders; children, Gary Thomas and Regina “Skeeter” Rogers; step-father, Henry Taylor; brothers, Norman Baker, Wayne Baker and Larry Taylor; and an infant sister.
Survivors include daughters and sons-in-law, Debra Shedd (Horace) Walhalla, South Carolina, and Ronda Chitwood (Terry) of Mt. Airy; daughter-in-law, Lisa Thomas; step-children, Marilyn Webb of Clayton, Kathy Sumner of Franklin, North Carolina, and Dale Anders of Clayton; six grandchildren; several great grandchildren and great-great grandchildren; brother, Ricky Taylor of Helen; sister-in-law, Shirley Taylor; several nieces and nephews; special friends, Carolyn Mosely and Doris Ritchie.
Funeral services are 2 pm on Tuesday, May 23, 2023, in the Chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart with Rev. Austin Kelley officiating. Interment will follow in the Taylor Family Section of Welcome Home Baptist Church Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 6-8 pm on Monday, May 22, 2023, at McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home.
An online guest register is available and may be viewed at www.mcgaheegriffinandstewart.
McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home of Cornelia, Georgia (706/778-8668) is in charge of arrangements.