Mrs. Faye Calhoun Anderson, age 94, of Vidalia, died at her home on April 1, 2021, after an extended illness. She was a native of Kibbee where she grew up, and in the late 1940’s moved to Savannah for twenty years. She lived in Marietta several years and then Toombs County in the 1980’s. She was a licensed practical nurse at Kennestone Hospital, St. Joseph’s in Savannah, and Meadows Memorial in Vidalia. She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Vidalia, and sang in the choir. She was preceded in death by two husbands, Dewey Whitaker, and Richard “Dick” Anderson; one son, D. Ray Whitaker; one son-in-law, Jack S. Helms; siblings Iretha Conaway, Mildred “Bill” Powell, Laneve Calhoun, Roy Calhoun, Hayward “Dick” Calhoun, and Carl Calhoun.
She is survived by five children, Mary Thompson of Santa Claus, Brenda Helms, EdD, of Lyons, Debbie Hiers and husband Jeff of Kansas, Terry Anderson and wife Linda of Peachtree City, Laura “Chi Chi” Andrews and husband Brett of Arlington, Texas; ten grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren; great-great-grandchildren; nieces nephews; and cousins.
The funeral service is Saturday, April 3, 2021, at 11:00 a.m. in the chapel of Ronald V. Hall Funeral Home with Pastor Michael Plowman officiating. Burial will follow in the Pinecrest Cemetery.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Friday evening from 6:00 until 8:00.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions be made to the Liberty Baptist Church Building Fund, PO Box 410, Lyons, GA 30436; or Community Hospice Foundation, PO Box 2227, Vidalia, GA 30475.
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