STATESVILLE Odell Bernice Bradley Anderson, 77, of Statesville, laid down her sword and shield by the riverside one last time, Saturday, Aug. 10, 2019, at her residence. A native of Hawkins County, Tenn., she was the daughter of the late William Oliver and Dorothy Weaver Bradley. She was retired as a seamstress from Statesville Sportswear and was a member of Union Grove Christian Church. Mrs. Anderson is survived by her husband of 44 years, Lawrence Anderson. She is also survived by her children, Pamela Hoke (Rocky) of Statesville, Chris Stills (Angela) of Catawba, Lawrence Hugh Anderson II (Sheila) of Nashville, Tenn., and Kimberly Feltham (Raymond P.) of Tampa, Fla. Two brothers, R.O Bradley and Russell Bradley of Rockford, Ill., and a sister, Phoebe Stidham of Kingsport, Tenn., survive her along with eight grandchildren: Josh, Ashley, Chasity, Lauren, Brittany, L. Hugh III, Evan and Elyssa. Seven great-grandchildren also survive her. The family will receive friends Tuesday evening, Aug. 13, from 5 to 7 p.m. A funeral service conducted by the Rev. Allen Lunsford will follow at 7 p.m. in the Chapel of Bunch-Johnson Funeral Home. A graveside service will be held at Iredell Memorial Gardens at 10 a.m., Wednesday, Aug. 14. Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Pl., Memphis, TN 38105 or to Hospice and Palliative Care of Iredell County, 2347 Simonton Rd., Statesville, NC 28625. The family would like to extend a special "thank you" to all of the Hospice Staff, Marji, Savana, Vonda, Sara, Lois Grayce, Mrs. Anderson's neighbors and Family and Friends. You were all "God Sent" and she loved you all. Bunch-Johnson Funeral Home is honored to be entrusted with the care of Mrs. Anderson and her family. Condolences may be sent to the family online at

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