Leanna Marie Anderson of Flint died Oct. 5, 2012, of natural causes.
Leanna was born in Dallas on Jan. 27, 1949, to the late James Kirk and Stella Kuczaj Kirk. She moved to Erie, Pa., with her family, in grade school, where she lived until she moved to Tyler with her husband and three young daughters in 1979.
Leanna was preceded in death by her husband, Kenneth Anderson; daughter, Katie Brown; and sister, Janine Kirk.
She is survived by a large family including three sisters, Heidi Berarducci, Mary Mendez, and Maggie Allen; four brothers, Jeff Kirk, Mark Kirk, Jude Kirk and Sam Kirk; her two daughters, Samantha Brown and Jessica Brown; and granddaughter, Eleanor Stehn.
Leanna attended St. Mary Magdalene Catholic Church and loved God from an early age. She loved her children fiercely. She is missed by many family and friends.
There will be a visitation at Lloyd James Funeral Home Friday from 5 to 7 p.m. Graveside services in Cathedral in the Pines at 10 a.m. on Saturday.
Leanna loved flowers. Any flowers can be sent to Lloyd James Funeral Home, 1011 E. First St., Tyler, 75701.
Published in Tyler Morning Telegraph on Oct. 12, 2012