Junior Slater Anderson, 84, of North Wilkesboro, passed away Wednesday, March 31, 2021, at Wake Forest Baptist Health-Wilkes Medical. He was born May 11, 1936, in Wilkes County to Lester and Lola Stone Anderson. Junior was a member of Flint Hill Baptist Church. He enjoyed hunting and gardening. Junior was a jack of all trades and could fix anything. He enjoyed going to the Senior Center, cattle sale, flea markets and pawn shops. Mr. Anderson loved his family, dogs and his three cats. Junior was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Clayton and Lester Harrison “L.H.”; and sisters, Dorothy, Margie, Ina, Ailene and Aggie.
He is survived by his wife, Opal Sheets Anderson of the home; son, Gary Anderson and spouse, Diane, of Wilkesboro; daughter, Vickie Chappell and spouse, Doug, of North Wilkesboro; grandchildren, Crystal Wilkins and spouse, Jamie, of Johns Island, S.C., Kayla Shew and spouse, Richard,of Wilkesboro, Amanda Winters and spouse, Matthew, of North Wilkesboro; great-grandchildren, Allie, Blake, Colton and Sadie; and sister, Sue Hayes of Boone.
Graveside service will be held 2 p.m. Saturday, April 3, 2021, at Mountlawn Memorial Park with Rev. Robert Wiles and Rev. Kevin Souther officiating. Flowers will be accepted or memorials may be made to the Wilkes Senior Center, 228 Fairplains School Road, North Wilkesboro, NC 28659. Miller Funeral Service is in charge of the arrangements. Online condolences may be made to www.miller