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“Deepest sympathies and warmest memories from all the Miranda Family to each of you. I will miss meeting up with your Mom at Walmart to get the latest...Read More »
1 of 6 | Posted by: BettyJo Miranda Patterson - TX

“We have known Gertrude for a number of years. Sharon and Gertrude enjoyed exploring family histories and shared books. Bill enjoyed assisting her for...Read More »
2 of 6 | Posted by: Sharon & Bill Duncan - Austin, TX

“Judy and family. My heart goes out to you and you are all in my prayers. No matter how prepared you think you are the final passing to the lord is...Read More »
3 of 6 | Posted by: Lani Solberg - Austin, TX

“Judy and Family, So sorry to hear of the passing of your mother. She is at peace. My thoughts and prayers are sent your way. ”
4 of 6 | Posted by: Tina Cantu - Austin, TX

“To the family members and those you knew Gertrude hold tight to memories for comfort, lean on your friends for strength, and always remember how much...Read More »
5 of 6 | Posted by: Mark Canales - Georgwtown, TX

“May the love of those around you help you through the days ahead. Judy and Perry your are in our thoughts and prayers ”
6 of 6 | Posted by: Dennis and Carol Melnar - Friend

Gertrude Anderson entered into eternal peace on Saturday, January 26, 2013 at the Cottages of Chandler Creek, in Round Rock, Texas. She was 92 years old.

The family will receive friends from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. on Monday, January 28, 2013 at Ramsey Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, January 29th, in the Chapel of Ramsey Funeral Home, followed by a Reception. The processional to Cook-Walden Capital Park Cemetery, in Pflugerville, will depart at 12:00 p.m. (Noon) for interment.

Gertrude was born in Lampasas, Texas on February 15, 1920 to her loving parents, Will Smith and Lucy Bartlett Smith. She thoroughly enjoyed being born and raised in Central Texas. She attended Business School at Southwestern University before beginning her career as a legal secretary for McLain and Stump, in Georgetown. On October 12, 1947, Gertrude exchanged wedding vows with Homer Anderson, in Georgetown, Texas. The two lived in marital bliss for over 44 years. Homer passed away in November of 1991. Gertrude was a faithful and active member of the St. John's United Methodist Church of Georgetown. Her family will miss her greatly, yet they have inherited love, faith and kindness from her to pass on to generations to come.

Gertrude was preceded in death by her father, Will Smith; mother, Lucy Smith; husband, Homer Anderson; as well as her brothers and sisters.

To cherish her memory, Gertrude leaves behind her daughter, Judy Hanson and husband Perry of Georgetown, Texas; sons: Gerry and Terry Anderson of Georgetown, Texas; daughter, Jana Vaughn of Buda, Texas; granddaughters: Carrie Stancliff of Carrollton, Texas, Cynthia Connolly and husband John Mark of San Antonio, Texas, Lesley Heaton of Dallas, Texas, Kaylee Anderson of Georgetown, Texas, and Melanie Slaughter of Hutto, Texas; grandsons: Tristan Anderson of Georgetown, Texas and Brain Slaughter of Alice, Texas; as well as numerous great grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

Honored to serve as pallbearers includes: John Mark Connolly, Jacob Connolly, Brian Slaughter, Chris Courtney, Kenneth Smith and Gary Anderson.

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