Mary Elizabeth Rhymer Anders, age 83, of Bristol, VA passed away on Wednesday, June 9, 2021 at her daughter’s residence.  She was born October 26, 1937, a daughter of the late Charles B. and Opal Whitaker Rhymer, and she was a lifelong resident of Bristol. She attended Lighthouse Baptist Church.

Along with her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Fred Anders; sisters, Nancy Helton and Cassina Rhymer.  Surviving include her daughter, Hope Anders and her significant other, Kenneth Coy; granddaughter, Jessica Ingle and husband Michael; grandson, Allen Hurd and wife Anitra, and their children; great granddaughter, Hailey; great grandson, Devin Ingle; brother, Jim Rhymer and wife Shirley; several nieces and nephews.

A graveside service will be held 2pm Friday, June 11, 2021 in Forest Hills Memory Gardens with Pastor Kenny Chapman officiating.  Family and friends will serve as pallbearers.

The family would like to thank her nurses, especially Daniel, for all their loving care.