Clarence F. Anderson

Clarence F. Anderson


Clarence-Anderson-7-20-17Clarence F. Anderson

July 15, 2017

Date of Service: July 20, 2017

Interment Location: Masonic Garden


Clarence Franklin Anderson, age 94, of Elizabethton, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, July 15, 2017 from his residence. Clarence was born on July 20, 1922 in Daleville, Alabama to the late John and Annie Blackmon Anderson. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his loving wife of 67 years, Elaine Lord Anderson; one brother, John Anderson, Jr.; and two sisters, Lunie Mae Anderson Batson and Bertha Anderson Garrett.

Clarence married his wife, Elaine Lord Anderson on January 20, 1945 in Early County, Georgia. He lived many years of his life in Polk County, Florida, where he was employed in the citrus business. He moved back to Early County, Georgia in the 1980’s where he and his wife owned and operated a small grocery store. Clarence and his wife were active members, serving and worshipping at Providence Assembly of God Church in Cedar Springs, Georgia. In 2002 they moved to Elizabethton to be near their child and grandchildren, who loved and cherished him and will miss him greatly. While in Elizabethton, they worshipped at Southside Christian Church, where their son-in-law, Michael Koruschak, serves as minister. Clarence was known to everyone as a patient, kind and gentle man, full of love and care for those he knew.

Those left to cherish his memory include his daughter, Eleanor Anderson Koruschak and husband Michael, of Elizabethton; his grandchildren, Randy Koruschak and wife Vanessa, of Bluff City and Eric Koruschak and wife Kyrstal, of Elizabethton; one great grandchild, Aubrey Kate Koruschak, of Elizabethton; a brother, Clifford Earl Anderson and wife O’Nez, of Blakely, CA; and many nieces and nephews, whom he loved dearly, as well as many extended family members and dear friends, including his special friends, Heather, Chandra, Kayla, Paige and Lisa, and Emily.

A service to honor the life of Clarence Franklin Anderson will be conducted at 7:00 PM on Wednesday, July 19, 2017 in the Chapel of Peace of Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton with Mr. Michael Koruschak, officiating. Music will be provided by No Name but His. The family will receive friends from 6:00 PM until 7:00 PM in the funeral home chapel, prior to the service on Wednesday; or at the residence of his daughter at any time.

The graveside service will be conducted at 10:00 AM on Thursday, July 20, 2017 at Happy Valley Memorial Park. Active pallbearers will be Michael Koruschak, Randy Koruschak, Eric Koruschak, Charles Dugger, Adam Dugger and Gary Simerly. Those wishing to attend the service are asked to meet at Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton at 9:15 AM on Thursday, to go in procession.

Online condolences may be shared with the family at Home, Elizabethton, TN is serving the Anderson family. Office 423 542-2232, Obituary line 423-543-4917.

Happy Valley Memorial Park