Dr. Barry Anderson


North Alabama Conference retired elder Dr. Barry Anderson died Jan. 29, 2011.

The arrangements are as follows:

  • Visitation will be on Monday, Jan. 31, 2011, from 12 – 2 p.m. at Athens First UMC.
  • The funeral will follow at 2 p.m. at Athens First UMC.

Bishop Will Willimon says, “Barry Anderson was one of our strongest and most able pastors. I have treasured his counsel and guidance. In my last conversation with him, just a few weeks ago, he was most interested in what we were doing to move our church forward. He was a great encouragement and I will miss him.”

Rev. Anderson was ordained an elder in 1960. During his ministry he served Tuscaloosa First UMC (as Associate); Hanceville-Bangor UMC; Latham UMC; as Huntsville District Superintendent; Huntsville Senior Center; Athens First UMC; as Tuscaloosa District Superintendent; and Florence First UMC. He retired in 2000.

Please remember his wife, Barabara, and children in your prayers during this time.

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