RICHLAND HILLS-Binnie Lynn Anderson-Smith passed away Thursday, January 14, 2021 at the age of 74.
MEMORIAL SERVICE: Private
MEMORIALS: In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory can be as follows: Please consider donating to the local chapter of “Rockhouse”, an organization that assists the developmentally and intellectually disabled. Please send checks to: Work Opportunities Inc., P. O. Box 953, Stephenville, Texas 76401 or you can donate to: CPath – a Cerebral Palsy Awareness Transition Hope organization, please donate directly online at, https://cpathtexas.org/donate, or you can e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org and state that you are donating in honor Binnie and her great grandson, aged 3, born with Cerebral Palsy, who has survived her.
Binnie was born August 21, 1946 in Houston, Texas to the late Julian Phoncefort and Marjorie Bernice (Ellis) Anderson.
Binnie graduated from high school in Houston and attended San Antonio College where she studied business and administrative studies. She started out working at JC Penney’s and Foley’s department stores in customer service while living in San Antonio, Texas, then on to Customer Service at Southwestern Bell where she worked up to VP Customer Service and relocated to downtown Dallas.
Her hobbies included gardening (specifically flowers), reading, birdwatching, drives in Texas hill country enjoying the wildflowers, baking, ceramics, playing bridge, needle work and square dancing.
Binnie love philanthropy, nature, birdwatching, animals, gardening flowers of all kinds and classic films and music. She believed in fairness and kindness to everyone and stood firmly against racism and inequality of any kind.
SURVIVORS: Daughter, Rebecca DeLong (John) of Keller, Texas; sister, Dorothy Hagen of Lynchburg, Virginia; sister, JoAnn Miller-Miranda of North Zulch, Texas; five grandchildren; four great grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Brown Owens & Brumley Family Funeral Home
425 S. Henderson St.