Barbara Ann Anderson, 74, Carthage, passed away Saturday, Feb. 11, 2017 at Freeman West Hospital, Joplin.

Barbara Ann Anderson, 74, Carthage, passed away Saturday, Feb. 11, 2017 at Freeman West Hospital, Joplin.  
Barbara Ann Marcus was born June 16, 1942 in Kansas City, Mo; a daughter of the late Archie Marcus and Mary Brown Marcus.  She married Robert L. Anderson on April 3, 1959 in Carthage; he preceded her in death on July 26, 2010.  Barbara worked as a machine operator for Juvenile Shoes, Carthage for 13 years.  She was a member of the Faith Life Worship Center, Carthage.
Survivors include two daughters; Brenda Lee (Jim) Kralicek, Fairmont, OK and Debra Kay (Jerry) Gourley, Carthage; one son, Robert L. (Kathy) Anderson, Jr., Jasper, Mo; one brother, Thomas Marcus, Ottawa, Kan; seven grandchildren and several great grandchildren; her companion, Bob Hensley, Carthage.
Visitation will be held from 3-4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017 at the Faith Life Worship Center, Carthage. Funeral services will follow at 4 p.m. Saturday.  Rev. Jerry Davis will officiate.  Interment will be in Oak Hill Cemetery, Carthage. Memorial gifts are suggested to the Faith Life Worship Center in care of Knell Mortuary. Online condolences may be expressed through www.knellmortuary.com.  Services are under the direction and personal care of Knell Mortuary, Carthage, Mo.