RIVER OAKS-Gabrielle Lea Anderson passed away Wednesday, September 1, 2019 at the age of 22.
CELEBRATION OF LIFE: 1:00 p.m. November 6, 2021 at Pleasant Grove Community Center 2144 Pleasant Grove Rd. Westmoreland, Tennessee.
Gabrielle was born Friday, April 23, 1999 to Marsha and Craig Anderson in Gallatin, Tennessee. When she was a small child, she was a nudist and an escape artist. She would take her clothes off and throw them out the car window. She also liked to sneak out of her crib and go to the refrigerator in the middle of the night. She would beat up her poor, big brother and paint his face purple as he always let her.
Gabrielle loved to paint and draw. She had a love for planting things and watching them grow. She had a passion for accomplishment and researched anything she truly wanted to learn about. Above all, she had a deep passion for loving and taking care of animals, especially her Dixie Bear.
She attended Westmoreland Elementary through high school then went on to Vol State Community College. Gabrielle also worked at Sonic, Dollar General, Logan’s Roadhouse and proudly served her country by joining the United States Army.
She is preceded in death by her grandmother, Nina Blankenship; grandfather, Thomas R. Anderson; grandmother, Kathleen Anderson; great-grandmother, Edris Jenkins; great-grandfather, Loyd Jenkins; and great-uncle, Bobby Anderson.
SURVIVORS: Parents, Marsha and Craig Anderson; brother, Craig R. Anderson Jr. and wife, Haley; niece, Serenity Anderson; uncle, Wayne Perrigo; uncle, Thomas Anderson; great-aunt, Reba Trout and husband, Larry; great-aunt Louise Whitley and husband, Donald; great-aunt Debbie Kirk and husband, Harold; great-uncle, Jeff Jenkins and wife, Tina; twenty-one cousins, 12 second cousins, and six third cousins.
Brown Owens & Brumley Family Funeral Home
425 S. Henderson St.