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The Rev. Charles Pruden Anderson Jr., son of the late Dr. C.P. Anderson and Dorothy Daughtrey Anderson, died at his home in Madison Heights on Sunday, Jan. 7, 2018.

He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Betty Jane Wilder Anderson; a daughter, Susan Anderson Lipscomb; four grandsons, Jaime Rodriguez Jr., Michael Hensley, Bradley Hensley and Drew Hensley; 10 great-grandchildren; a sister, Dorothy Dale Dance of Chesterfield, and a brother, John Lee Anderson of Richmond.

Charles was a graduate of the University of Richmond and Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. He proudly served his country in the U.S. Army. He pastored churches throughout Virginia for over 50 years.

A service celebrating his life will be conducted at 11 a.m. Friday, Jan. 12, 2018, at the First Baptist Church of Monroe, with Pastor Glynn Coleman conducting. Interment will follow in Amherst Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018, at Whitten Monelison Chapel, 3966 S. Amherst Hwy., Madison Heights.

Those wishing to make memorial contributions are asked to consider the First Baptist Church of Monroe, 139 Francis Ave., Monroe, Va. 24574 or Winfall Baptist Church, 2076 Pigeon Run Rd., Gladys, Va. 24554.

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