Anson, Harry E.

Harry Anson
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Mr. Harry E. Anson, 82, of Clovis, died Sunday, Aug. 21, 2005, at Covenant Medical Center in Lubbock.

He was born on March 18, 1923, in Wichita, Kan., to William and Clara Anson.

He moved to Portales in the 1930s and resided in the area since. He married Nadine Allen on Nov. 29, 1942, in Clovis. He retired after 35 years of service with the Santa Fe Railroad. He owned and operated Anson’s TV Service as a second occupation.

Family members said he loved music and played the guitar and harmonica, loved to have fun and enjoyed vacation trips, outings, and reunions. He and his wife played and sang at nursing homes and the church.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Bill Anson; two sisters, Margie Stringer and Betty Schlasman; a grandson, Chad Burke; a great-granddaughter, Tamara Rose Anson; and a daughter-in-law, Floy Anson.

Survivors include his wife, three sons, Bob Anson (and wife, Betty) of Arkansas City, Kan., Ronny Anson (Debbie) of Cleveland, Okla., and Larry Anson (Sarah) of Rolla, Mo.; two daughters, Sharon Miller (Steve) of Greshem, Ore., and Kathy Broach (Jim) of Cleveland, Okla.; four sisters, Jean Workheiser and Cleta Nutt, both of Clovis, Althea Mann of White Swan, Wash., and Dorothy Smith of Scottsdale, Ariz.; 17 grandchildren; and 33 great-grandchildren.

The Rev. Kenneth Dunsworth officiated the services.
Burial was at Grady Cemetery.

Pallbearers were Tommy, Adam, Terry, Ronny and Randy Anson, Billy and Bryan Roach, Andrew Thornbury and Juan Chacon.

Honorary pallbearers were Johnny Anson, Shawn Burke and David Palady.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Oak Street Baptist Church, 1217 Oak St., Clovis, N.M. 88101.

Arrangements were by Steed-Todd Funeral Home of Clovis.