Mark Anderson


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May 28th, 1922 - May 31st, 2019

From: Mammoth Spring, AR
Visitation: 9am-10am Monday, June 3, 2019
Clary Funeral Home - Thayer, MO
Funeral: 10am Monday, June 3, 2019
Clary Funeral Home - Thayer, MO
Burial: Riverside Cemetery - Mammoth Spring, AR.

Thomas Mark Anderson, lifelong resident of Mammoth Spring, AR, was born May 28, 1922, in Mammoth Spring, AR, and passed away May 31, 2019, at the Fulton County Medical Center in Salem, AR at the age of 97 years.He was united in marriage on May 16, 1947 to Elizabeth Ann Smith of Mammoth Spring.

He is survived by his son Butch Anderson of Mammoth Spring, AR, three grandchildren, Libby Salmon of Harrison, AR, Trey (Brandi) Anderson of Mtn. Home, AR, Lindsley (Cecil) Meyer of Mammoth Spring, AR, four great-grandchildren, Kobe and Sadie Meyer, Maggie Salmon and Laken Anderson, the mother of his grandchildren, Lynn Anderson Misko of Thayer, MO and numerous other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by parents, Boyd and Carrie Anderson, his wife Elizabeth Anderson, two brothers, Junior Anderson and Buck Anderson, two sisters, Juanita Shaver and Fern Armstrong,

Mark was a veteran of World War II, serving through out Europe. After returning home he started his own business, Andersonís Radio and TV Sales. He retired from business at the age of 44. He then began building houses and selling them. Until his death he continued his favorite passion of wheeling and dealing to make a dollar. For many years he lived in a home on Spring River where he enjoyed fishing. Mark was a faithful, long time member of the Welcome Hill Church of Christ and a member of the Mammoth Spring VFW.

Funeral Services will be 10am Monday, June 3, 2019, at the Clary Funeral Home in Thayer, MO, with burial following in the Riverside Cemetery in Mammoth Spring, AR. Visitation will be 9am-10am Monday morning just prior to the funeral. Officiating will be Erman Croney and Larry Yarbrough, pallbearers Cecil Meyer, Kobe Meyer, Junior Miller, Marty Woolridge, Brad Armstrong and Gene Flynn.



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Condolences Received:

Charlie & Charlotte Hurtt
31 May 2019, 07:48
Butch & family...We were so sorry to hear of Mark's passing. He was a joy to visit with anytime we were around him. He certainly will be missed by us and all his Welcome Hill church family.
Louise Alexander & Betty Willison
31 May 2019, 10:33
Our deepest sympathy Butch and family. We loved hearing Mark's tales. Huge loss to Welcome hill church.
Erman Croney
31 May 2019, 10:59
i'm sorry for this loss. Mark was a smiling man with ambition, all his life. He kept telling me he was trying to quit "horse-trading", so he has now. We love you, and will remember lessons you taught us. God, bless his family with grace.
Jim & Leta Smoot
31 May 2019, 12:58
We were so sorry to hear we had lost our dear Brother Mark. Enjoyed hearing his stories at church so much and we loved him dearly. I had gone to church with him many many years at Welcome Hill. We will miss him, but heaven has gained another good soul. Our prayers are with you Butch and your sweet family.
Ray Bob And Shana Cochran
31 May 2019, 20:12
Butch and family, we are deeply saddened by the passing of Mark. He and RB spent are great deal of time discussing old MS of which Mark knew more about than most.
He was delightful to be around at church, he will be deeply missed.
We happy that we all got to sing to him for his birthday.😢
Denny and Cheryl Walsh
01 Jun 2019, 07:50
Prayers for him and his family 🙏
Denny and Chery Walsh
01 Jun 2019, 07:52
So sad. Prayers for him and his family 🙏
Bev Bailey
01 Jun 2019, 08:25
Loved this man so much! Wish I had half his energy he always seem to have! Love you all so much! Hugs and prayers 🙏
Warren & Hasseltine Coats
01 Jun 2019, 10:17
We will miss this wonderful man so much. He was always in a good mood and had such a great sense of humor. Praying for the family to be comforted.
Debbie Rose
01 Jun 2019, 19:39
So sorry to hear of Mark's passing. Prayers to Butch and All Mark's Family.
Patrick Mills
01 Jun 2019, 22:40
Butch we will miss a great man who always was ready to help another person. His attitude in life was shared with everyone he knew, and his love of story telling was something I always looked forward to hearing. May God's peace, mercy and grace be with you and your family in this time of sorrows.
Amy Nicholson Toomey
02 Jun 2019, 01:20
Mr. Anderson always had a smile on his face! I will truly miss seeing him at church.
Bob and Gina Tucker
02 Jun 2019, 15:36
Prayers for comfort for you all. God Bless.