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SALUDA -- Margaret Bowers Anderson, 99, widow of Albert D. Anderson, passed away May 31, 2016 at Saluda Nursing Center Saluda, South Carolina. She was born on May 6, 1917 in Kershaw, South Carolina to James and Minnie Bowers.

Mrs. Anderson recently celebrated her “99th” birthday surrounded by over 20 family and friends. She remarked often during her lifetime that her proudest accomplishment was that she was able to care for her mother and her in-laws until their deaths. At one time, Mrs. Anderson was a member of Providence Baptist Church in Kershaw, South Carolina, Beaver Dam Baptist Church in Cassatt, South Carolina, The First Baptist Church in Lugoff, South Carolina and North Trenholm Baptist Church in Columbia, South Carolina. 

Mrs. Anderson is survived by numerous nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends at Thompson Funeral Home at Greenlawn Memorial Park, 845 Leesburg Rd., Columbia, South Carolina on Saturday June 4, 2016 from 10:00 AM until 11:00 AM. Funeral services will follow at 11:00 AM in the chapel of the funeral home with Reverend David Robinson officiating. Interment will be at Greenlawn Memorial Park. Memorials may be made to the Saluda Nursing Center, 581 Newberry Hwy, Saluda, South Carolina 29138 or to the charity of one’s choice.

Family and friends may sign the online guest book at