Lillian Lynette (Stokes) Anders

Lillian Lynette (Stokes) Anders, 98, of La Grange died on Thursday, Nov. 21, 2013. Lillian was born in Austin County on Oct. 30, 1915, the daughter of William Hinton Stokes and Lottie M. (Meisner) Stokes. She married Edgar “Smiles” Anders on June 15, 1939 at St. Mary’s Episcopal Church in Bellville. Lillian was a member of the St. James Episcopal Church and a charter member of Fayette Memorial Hospital Auxiliary. She is survived by son, Michael “Mike” Anders of La Grange; three nieces: Phyllis Reinhardt and husband, Mike, of Houston; Jan Leonard of Rosenberg; Marcia Stokes of
Austin; nephew, W. A. “Bill” Anders and wife, Valerie, of Orcas Island, Wash.; and great nephew, Andrew Reinhardt and
wife, Ashley, of Denton. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, “Smiles”, of 65 years; brother, J.W. “Billy” Stokes; and sisterin- law, May Doll Stokes. Visitation was held on Saturday, Nov. 23, 2013 from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. at  Koenig & Strickland Funeral Home. Family received friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Funeral Services were held at Koenig & Strickland Funeral Home at 1 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 24, 2013. Burial followed at La Grange City Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice Brazos Valley, 1048 N. Jefferson St., La Grange, Texas 78945 or American Heart Association, South Central Affiliate, P.O. Box 841125, Dallas, Texas 75284-1125. Family and friends can view and sign the guestbook online at www.lagrangefunerals.com. Koenig & Strickland Funeral Home in La Grange was in charge of arrangements  
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