Mattie Anderson Robertson, 87, of Hendersonville, died Friday, May 13, 2011, at the Elizabeth House. A native of Edgefield, SC, she was a daughter of the late O.B. and Lora Waldrep Anderson. A graduate of Lander College in Greenwood, SC, she pursued a career in teaching. She had also served in the U.S. Army. Following retirement, she moved to Henderson County, NC where she had lived for over 30 years. She was an avid bridge player who loved to travel. Her husband, William Dewitt Robertson, died in 2008.
Mrs. Robertson is survived by her 6 nephews, George Goldsmith of Columbia, SC, Ben Goldsmith of Jacksonville, FL, Joe Anderson, Jr. of Columbia, SC, Ben Anderson of Greenville, SC, Greg Anderson of Edgefield, SC and Jeff Anderson of Lexington, SC and her niece, Katherine Moore of Atlanta, GA.
A Memorial service will be held 2 p.m. on Sunday May 22nd in the Chapel at Forest Lawn Funeral Home. The family request that memorial contributions be made to Four Seasons Compassion for Life, 571 South Allen Road Flat Rock, 28731 or Council on Aging of Henderson County, 105 King Creek Blvd., Hendersonville, N.C. 28792.
Dear Mattie ‘s family ,
Mattie and Robbie were my mothers friend first( Nanci golden-McCollum ).we celebrated ur birthdays together.i can only assume you all are playing bridge again . now you have all the answers and are out of any pain .
GOD BLESS YOU each to see HIM working in your own lives. GOD/Jesus/the holy spirit is a gentleman and will only come if invited . Seek with all your heart.
I only knew Mrs. Robertson for a few years when she lived at Lake Pointe Landing. She was one of the nicest ladies I have met. She was always gracious and if someone new cames to a party, she always made it a point to meet them and invite them to sit with her. She will be missed.
You will be missed