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Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m., Thursday at the Burwood Cemetery in Escalon for Rose Beasley Small Anderson, 95. She died May 15, 2009.

Deegan Funeral Chapel in Escalon is handling arrangements.

A Celebration of Life will be held at 3 p.m., Sunday at Federal Way Church of Christ, Federal Way, Wash.

Born Feb. 18, 1914 Rose was born in Escalon to Jim and Idelete Beasley. She graduated from Ceres High School. Rose married A.J. Small in 1934, and they lived in the Modesto area for most of their 43 years until A.J. passed away. She married Francis Anderson in l984 and they lived in Federal Way, Wash., during their 24 1/2 years of marriage. Mrs. Anderson was a devoted Christian and an active member of the Federal Way Church of Christ for the past 30 years.

She leaves behind her husband, Francis Anderson of Washington; her children, Stan Small of Modesto, Phyllis Cash of Gresham, Ore; and Kathy Trowbridge of Peoria, Ill.; her stepchildren, Timothy Anderson of Vernonia, Ore.; Cherry Jensen of Bakersfield, Ethan of San Bernadino, and Esther Anderson of Yelm, Wash.; two sisters, Helen Bowser and Alice Gilbert of Modesto; her second husband, Francis Anderson; and 11 grandchildren and 24 great-grandchildren.

Remembrances may be sent to Jeff Cash Uganda Mission Fund, c/o Metro Church of Christ, 1525 NW Division St., Gresham OR 97030.

Friends are invited to express condolenences at

-Ceres (Calif.) Courier /May 27, 2009