Mary Kate Anderson was born on June 6, 1937. She went to be with the Lord on February 21, 2020. She is preceded in death by her husband Julian H. Anderson; son Tim H Anderson; her sisters, Mildred Sapp, Essie Lee Jackson, Anna Mae Farmer, Mamie Lee Kirkland, Dorothy Louis Matlock; her brothers Cleve Newsome, Thomas Newsome, Doodle Newsome, George Newsome; one niece, Cindy Ake; and her mother and father Minnie Lee and Willie Newsome.

Mary Kate leaves her memories of life to be cherished by her son, Charles E Anderson, and her daughter, Linda K Raffield; two granddaughters, Lisa M. Raker, Rebecca Meredith; four great-grandsons, Austin McDaniel, Dustin Raker, Nathan Combs, Matthew H Combs; numerous nephews, nieces and friends. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Comforter Funeral Home in Port St. Joe.