Nadine Opal Anderson, 86, of North Wilkesboro passed away Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2019, at Gordon Hospice in Statesville.

The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 29, 2019, at Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home.

Ms. Anderson was born Dec. 1, 1932, in Wilkes County to James Cicero and Drusey Soots Anderson. She retired from Carolina Mirror. Ms. Anderson loved to cook, bake and read. She loved to read her Bible and loved her family. Nadine was crowned the Farmer’s Queen and Miss Wilkes County of 1951.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a son, Scott Tevepaugh, two sisters and four brothers.

She is survived by seven daughters, Vernell Powers and husband, Gary, of Moravian Falls, Bobbie Glass of Moravian Falls, Phyllis Spicer and husband, Barry, of Yadkinville, Terri Guion and husband, Bobby, of Taylorsville, Julie Tevepaugh of North Wilkesboro, Brenda Tevepaugh of Wilkesboro and Beth Pennell and husband, Jody, of Stony Point; a son, Robert C. Tevepaugh of North Wilkesboro; 11 grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren, three great-great-grandchildren and two step-grandchildren.

Flowers will be accepted or memorials may be made to Gordon Hospice Home, 2341 Simonton Road, Statesville, N.C. 28625 or the Alzheimer’s Association, 4600 Park Road, Suite 250, Charlotte, N.C. 28209.

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