"Sweetie" Elizabeth Dorothy Maxwell Anderson, passed away peacefully on July 3, 2022 at home surrounded by her husband and daughter in Ferron, Utah of a stroke. She was 80 years old.
Sweetie was born August 25,1941 in Moab, Utah to Philander Bud Maxwell and Merlyn Hansen Maxwell. She graduated from Grand County High School in 1957 and went on to attend Hollywood Beauty College where she graduated with a degree in Cosmetology.
Sweetie married Maurice Warren Anderson on September 19, 1964. While she was doing hair in Moab, her friend set her up on a blind date with Maurice. Maurice was working on the Moab Airport. Solemnized on June 17, 1978 in the Manti Temple. They were married 58 years. They had two children Melissa and Maxwell Warren Anderson.
Sweetie was famous for her "Bottled Dill Pickles." She never missed any plays, choir concerts, band concerts, basketball, softball, riding club events, or anything her kids were involved in. Sweetie and Jackie Fullmer were true Utah Jazz Fan! They and went to several Jazz games in Salt Lake and enjoyed being crazy together. She was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. She held many callings in the church, they were: Primary Teacher, Young Women's Adviser, Visiting Teacher and Sunday School Secretary.
Sweetie is survived by her husband Maurice Anderson, daughter Melissa Anderson both of Ferron, Utah, son Maxwell and (Teresa) Anderson, of Sun City, Arizona, sister Nancy Gillette of Cedar City, Utah, brother Phil and (Myra) Maxwell of Phoenix, Arizona. She is preceded in death by her parents Philander Bud Maxwell and Merlyn Hansen.
The family of Sweetie would like to give a special thanks to Community Nursing Home Health and Hospice for their love and care. And to Debra Hansen for all of the many hours she spent with our family. And all the many friends who brought food and the many phone calls of love and support.
Funeral services for Sweetie is scheduled for Thursday, July 7, 2022 at 11:00 am. Live-streaming will be available on Fausett Mortuary Facebook page. A viewing will be Wednesday. July 6, 2022 from 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. at the Ferron Millsite Church on the Hill. A viewing will be at 10:00-10:45 am at the Church on the Hill in Ferron, Utah. It will be immediately followed by a burial ceremony will be at Ferron City Cemetery entrusted to Fausett Mortuary of Emery County.
Family and friends may sign the online guestbook and share memories of Sweetie at www.fausettmortuary.com.